Mauritius is the ultimate luxury destination. Located off the eastern coast of Africa, this island is about 500 miles east of Madagascar. The island is volcanic in origin, and stunning coral reefs surround the area. Both plateaus and mountain ranges grace the island and contribute to its natural beauty. With a unique blend of cultures, a stunning coastline, swaying palms, and azure seas, Mauritius is a tropical paradise that has earned its place in our hearts.
Despite its relatively small size, this Indian Ocean island country offers virtually everything you could want from a holiday. And with warm weather all year round, Mauritius offers beauty and adventure in any season. The turquoise waters make Mauritius perfect for swimming, snorkeling, diving, and many other water sports activities. You can also explore the island’s lush forests, where hiking trails lead to secluded waterfalls. If you’re not much of an adventurer, you can also spend your days relaxing on the beach or by the pool. Overall, every day in Mauritius promises new experiences and excitement.
So, if you’re looking for a vacation paradise, Mauritius should be at the top of your list. But, choosing a hotel in Mauritius can be quite a task. Of course, it can be hard to settle on just one with so many options available. Therefore, we’ve shortlisted some of the best hotels in Mauritius to make your decision easier.
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This resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
Treat yourself to the ultimate luxury getaway at the Royal Palm Beachcomber. Located on the sheltered north-west coast, this resort has been a favorite since it opened its doors in 2011. Indeed, the resort seamlessly blends tropical elegance with French sophistication. Undoubtedly, this 5-star resort will wow guests with beautifully appointed rooms, suites, and villas located along a shaded pathway. Furthermore, the large bay window interiors work to incorporate the outdoor paradise of Mauritius.
Additionally, guests may enjoy top-class restaurants, infinity pools, and a private beach. For those looking for a more pampered holiday, the spa offers a range of treatments. Offerings such as massages, facials, and reiki are available at your leisure. There are also several dining options at Royal Palm Beachcomber. Dining options include three main restaurants that serve local and international cuisine. Overall, the Royal Palm Beachcomber has everything you could ever want in a resort.
The Royal Palm’s wine cellar is a masterpiece, with 370 wines on display. Guests will find a wide range of options. Indulge in wines from famous vintners, as well as up and coming winemakers from around the world. Furthermore, at the Sommelier’s Table, guests can participate in blind tastings and wine masterclasses held here throughout the year.
Those craving a bespoke Mauritian experience.
Note: As of August 1, 2021, the St. Regis Mauritius has been rebranded as the JW Marriott Mauritius.
Another incredible hotel choice in Mauritius is The St. Regis. With endless ocean views, lush tropical gardens, and a calming ambiance, this resort offers an unparalleled experience in luxury living. Situated on the sheltered beaches of the Le Morne peninsula, this resort offers endless ocean views. Additionally, the soft white sands of Le Morne Beach allow access to the nearby UNESCO coral reef.
This five-star luxury hotel boasts 172 suites with breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Notably, the hotel features five distinct fine dining experiences. Of course, this makes the St. Regis Mauritius Resort is a foodies paradise. Enjoy traditional Mauritian cuisine or try other options from French-inspired to Japanese dinning. Additionally, guests can unwind at the resort’s three pools or visit the Pure Spa for a variety of treatments. Paired with world-renowned butler service, guests will find this resort perfect for romantic relaxation.
What’s more, the Grand Beachfront Villa offers the largest private accommodation in Mauritius. Indeed, this fully serviced property offers a true ‘resort within a resort’ experience. Additionally, two staff quarters are available for up to four members of the guest’s team to ensure guest comfort. With a dedicated team offering bespoke service, amenities like valet, private chef services, and butlers will be at your disposal during your entire stay.
Foodies and those seeking ultimate luxury.
Shangri-La resorts are the best in luxury, known worldwide for their exceptional service and attention to detail. Le Touessrok is no exception. Located on the southeast shores of Trou d’Eau Douce, the five-star Shangri-La Le Touessrok is a luxurious private hideaway. Situated on a private peninsula, the resort offers guests direct access to a pristine sandy beach. At Le Touessrok, embark on elegant dining experiences and private island retreats while indulging in the best Mauritius has to offer.
If you love golf, this is the place for you. The resort has two championship golf courses and offers complimentary green fees for guests*. If you’re looking for something more relaxing, visit Chi, the Spa instead. Additionally, massages are available for guests at the resort’s private island. With two hundred rooms & suites, in addition to three beach villas, travelers will find accommodations that perfectly suit their needs.
*A minimum of 5 nights stay is required to receive green fees at no extra cost, excluding transfers and carts.
Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa offers a private island exclusively reserved for their guests. Boat charters take guests to this private island throughout the day, to a world of natural serenity. Only a ten minute boat ride away, paradise is at the fingertips of every Shangri-La guest.
Versatile resort that meets everyone’s needs.
Located on the northeast coast of Mauritius, One & Only Le Saint Geran is an exclusive 5-star resort. After undergoing a complete transformation in 2017, this hotel has solidified its space as a top hotel in Mauritius. Le Saint Geran has 143 rooms, suites, and villas with direct access to the beach, gardens, and lagoons. All accommodations have their own private terraces or balconies offering a view of the Indian Ocean.
In addition, guests can enjoy three large outdoor swimming pools surrounded by lush vegetation, secluded beaches, and several restaurants that offer excellent cuisine. From big game fishing to thrilling watersports and tennis at ClubOne, embrace the relaxed Mauritian way of life at One&Only Le Saint Géran. Overall, this gorgeous hotel is a standout option in Mauritian luxury.
Of note, Le Saint Géran offers incredible curated experiences. From a private cruise to guided tours, these excellent day trip options ensure your time in Mauritius is a memorable one. Explore both wildlife and plant life with epic views around every corner.
Adventurers looking for a luxurious touch.
This resort is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
A beautiful island paradise in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in the world. The white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and palm trees are postcard-perfect and provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and rejuvenation. If you’re looking for a luxury vacation filled with fantastic food, history, and adventure, an overwater bungalow in Mauritius is your destination.
Serenity, style, and seclusion are yours at Constance Le Prince Maurice. This 60-acre resort is on a private estate on the unspoiled East Coast of Mauritius. While these accommodations aren’t entirely overwater, these thatch-roof villas offer all the luxury you could desire. Constance Le Prince provides the ultimate romantic retreat with heated private pools, romantic outdoor baths, and Feng Shui-inspired interiors.
This resort was also a feature in our blog post 10 Overwater Bungalows NOT in the Maldives!
The Constance Le Prince Maurice offers a luxurious floating bar. This bar offers a gorgeous view of the Indian Ocean. Open from 8 pm till 11 pm this location crafts a perfect evening experience. Enjoy music and drinks in a peaceful location with an elegant chic dress code.
Couples looking for a secluded romantic getaway
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