‘Water and land sports– ocean view accommodation’
Shangri-La Le Touessrok is on the east coast of Mauritius and is situated on a 4km stretch of sandy beach. All rooms, suites and villas have views of the Indian Ocean and feature private balconies or terraces to make the most of the surrounding nature. Water sports to choose from include kayaking, windsurfing, wake boarding, sailing and of course snorkelling, on dry land play tennis, volleyball, badminton or bocce ball or head to the gym or nature trails. There are also two pools and a spa. Guests who stay at Shangri-La Le Touessrok have access to two 18-hole, par 72 golf courses with complimentary shuttle and green fees per person, per day. There are 5 restaurants, and 2 bars offering food and drink from around the world including the signature ‘Shangri-La Rum Oak’.
Private island escape – Ilot Mangénie
The resort’s private island, Ilot Mangénie, is accessible by complimentary boat shuttle. The island has just five beach cabanas with on call butlers as well as a beach restaurant that serves fresh seafood and a bar where you can sip cocktails whilst gazing at the horizon.
‘Exclusive lagoon spanning two coastlines’
Situated on a private peninsula One&Only Le Saint Geran is situated between a lagoon and mountains to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west. Dutch colonial style architecture includes the 142 rooms and suites which provide indoor and furnished terraces and balconies that face the ocean, beach or lagoon. The Boathouse on the lagoon offers a variety of water sports – hobie cats, kayaks, windsurfing and more whereas Club One is the place for land sports including a fitness centre, tennis and mini-golf and is home to Kid’s Only & One Tribe. There are three pools, a beach and a One&Only spa for those who want to ‘flop and drop’. There are six restaurants and bars and there are private dining opportunities for romance or celebration.
‘Pool villas and access to Mont Choisy Le Golf course’
Perfectly positioned on the North-West coast of the island of Mauritius near lively Grand Baie, Trou aux Biches is set along a fine beach. Suites and Villas are built in crescents tucked amongst the tropical gardens or located beachfront. Suites and Villas are available with private pools or have access to shared Crescent pools and the main pool overlooks the beach. On dry land tennis, cycling, table tennis and a sports centre with gym and personal trainers is available; water sports include kayaking, snorkelling, windsurfing and pedal boats and there is access to a PADI dive centre. Mont Choisy Le Golf offers guests at Trou Aux Biches exclusive tee times and advantageous green fees (booking in advance required). There are six dining options including Indian and Seafood and there are two bars serving cocktails as the sun sets.
‘Sustainably focused and aesthetically beautiful’
The Lux Belle Mare is situated on the East coast of Mauritius overlooking the Indian Ocean. The tropical gardens and pathways are home to just 174 suites and 12 private villas that offer accommodation suitable for couples and families. Suites have indoor and outdoor seating areas and bathrooms with free-standing or sunken tubs and walk in or outdoor showers. The resort has one of the largest swimming pools on Mauritius with a separate children’s area. There are activities for everyone including yoga, fitness programmes, tennis, water skiing, paddle-boarding and wind surfing. The Spa has 12 treatment rooms, sauna, steam room and chilled plunge pool. For dining there are 4 restaurants, one overseen by Michelin Star Chef Vineet Bhatia and there are 4 further bars.
‘Perfect beach, turquoise lagoon, TWO golf courses’
Overlooking the Indian Ocean from a beach on the Eastern coast of Mauritius, Constance Belle Mare Plage offers accommodation choices from Prestige rooms, Junior and Deluxe suites and Villas. The beach has an offshore coral reef making it perfect for snorkelling and diving and ideal for watersports. The resort has four pools, a U Spa by Constance, a range of land sports and a fitness centre. On site there are two championship golf courses The Legend & The Links which include driving ranges and equipment rental. There are seven restaurants and six bars that will keep you satisfactorily fed and watered!
‘Coral Reef Lagoon, All-Suite Accommodation – Golf Access & Spa'
Located on Belle Mare beach on the East coast of Mauritius, Long Beach Mauritius is surrounded by tropical gardens. Every suite features a private balcony or terrace which overlooks the beach, garden or pool. The resort offers a family friendly experience clubs for kids and teens. There are a multitude of activities on and under water and on dry land, including snorkelling, water skiing, diving, tennis and climbing. The Cinq Mondes Spa will provide relaxation when needed. Access to Ile aux Cerfs via a free return shuttle and boat service means the unique island experience can be experienced as often as you like. There are 5 dining options and 3 bars – choose from Italian, Asian and local cuisine and try a Mojito made by the local rum.
‘Stunning location with a plethora of activities’
Situated on the Le Morne peninsula overlooking the lagoon to one side and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Morne Brabant Mountain on the other, Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa is perfectly located to experience Mauritian tropical beauty. Rooms, suites and villas are located amongst tropical gardens or on the beachfront and each has an outdoor area. The resort offers many land and water sports, a fitness centre, spa and Golf at Pardis Golf Club Course. For children the kids’ club has activities to suit all. There are four restaurants including a Creole venue and an intimate Italian.
‘Plant based dining and magical spa facilities’
LUX* Grand Gaube is a retro-chic style resort, re-designed by interior designer Kelly Hoppen, situated in tropical gardens between two cove beaches and alongside an Indian Ocean lagoon. Rooms, Suites and Villas open on to balconies or terraces, some with pools, that overlook the gardens or the ocean. The resort has two swimming pools, a spa sanctuary, a gym, driving range and tennis academy. Nearby is Mont Choisy golf course which Lux Grand Gaube have an exclusive arrangement with. Water sports are all you expect in Mauritius – water skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, pedal boats and stand up paddle boards are all complimentary for guests. Children have their own kids’ and teen facilities and, in the evening, there is entertainment for everyone. There is a choice of board options, including a comprehensive all-inclusive plan. Dine at the Peruvian-Argentinian restaurant, or the around-the-world Palm Court Restaurant and Bar. There is an adult-only area, Under the Banyan, with a unique dining and drinking experience.
‘Beach and Water Sports – Golf and Spa’
Named after the famous 19th century naturalist Charles Telfair, this elegant hotel reflects the history of Mauritius and the Bel Ombre region. Designed as a village the 20 villas house 6 – 8 suites which overlook the gardens or the beach from balconies or terraces. The hotel has 1km of beach which offers guests water sports activities that include: kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling and glass bottom boat trips. On dry land there is tennis, golf, mountain biking and beach games. The spa has a sauna and hammam and there is also a fully equipped fitness centre and for something relaxing try Yoga or Reiki. The two kids’ clubs offer fun and activities for ages 3 – 11 and for teens age 12 – 17. There are many dining options available at the Heritage Le Telfair or sister hotel the Heritage Awali so guests can choose from Mauritian, Mediterranean, British or French cuisine.