The Residence Mauritius, Belle Mare, Mauritius
Built on one of the most breathtaking beaches on the east coast of Mauritius, The Residence Mauritius re-creates the style and elegance of the turn-of-the-century colonial mansions that existed in Mauritius in the 1920’s – a perfect combination of bygone charms and modern comfort.
Experience the beautiful symphony of modernity and tradition at The Residence Mauritius, a jewel of elegant refinement reminiscent of a bygone age. Indulge in the breathtaking beauty of this beachfront paradise set along a stunning stretch of pearl-white sand, swept up in the warmth of Mauritian hospitality and amazing island experiences.
Inspired by the island’s stately turn-of-the-century plantation houses, this luxury Mauritius resort blends modern elegance with classic, colonial style that envelops you in an endearing sense of nostalgia. Live like royalty in rooms that radiate luxurious comfort and charm, with attentive service worthy of the grand colonial houses .
Facilities & Activities:
The facilities are superb at The Residence Mauritius, with three main restaurants and a relaxing bar, creating a luxurious dining experience. The heavenly Sanctuary Spa offers a wide variety of beauty treatments and products. It has eleven treatment rooms, one of which is located in the middle of a tropical garden overlooking the Indian Ocean, where beauty treatments and massages are performed in the softness of the sea breeze. For more active guests, The Residence Mauritius offers three floodlit tennis courts, aerobics and fitness equipment, one freshwater swimming pool, a children’s pool and Jacuzzi.
Activities at The Residence, Mauritius include a variety of water sports such as scuba diving, deep sea fishing, water skiing, windsurfing, Hobie Cats, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, snorkelling, glass bottom boat trips, a catamaran cruise and even the unique walk. Plus a vast selection of land activities such as golf and horse riding, which can be arranged nearby. For those wishing to have a more relaxing time, the recently refurbished Sanctuary Spa offers a range of holistic treatments, taking its inspiration from “Zen” philosophy, tending to guests’ individual needs. Children from 3 to 12 years have complimentary access to the Planters Children’s Club
Rooms & Suites:
There are 163 rooms and suites, some just a few steps away from the kilometre-long beach of powdery white sand. These are elegantly decorated with neutral colour schemes and honey coloured woods. The colonial garden and ocean view rooms have stunning marble bathrooms and luxurious walk in closets. The junior and senior suites offer elegant dark wood living areas and can interconnect with colonial garden and ocean view rooms. The final touch to the idyllic and relaxed atmosphere of The Residence, Mauritius is the few drops of Ylang Ylang that are delicately placed on ceramic rings warmed by the bedside lamps, a personal touch that epitomises opulence.
The Residence, Mauritius has three restaurants, which includes the Plantation, in a spectacular oceanfront setting and serving imaginative Creole and international cuisine. The Dining Room is made entirely of wood and delicately positioned overlooking the pool. It is an open invitation to discover the thousand and one savours of a sophisticated cuisine, from both western and local specialities, with Mauritian spices producing a fusion of enticing flavours.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: The Residence, Coastal Road , Belle Mare, Mauritius
Excellent hotel with private butler service and at a white sands beach. Usually we avoid buffets but the food was wonderful, varied and interesting every night.