Island of Mauritius, Mauritius
Located on one of the best beaches in Mauritius, a spectacular volcanic island surrounded by sparkling lagoons, Shanti Maurice is the ultimate tropical paradise. This super-stylish, beachfront hotel is nestled in 36-acres of lush gardens overlooking the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean, with a magnificent backdrop of verdant hills. The resort is a 45-minute drive from the airport.
Offering impeccable service and first class facilities including an array of restaurants and bars, a spa and tennis courts, it will appeal to discerning couples or families seeking an indulgent and relaxing escape. Families are welcome and there is a kids’ club for three to 12 year olds. Babysitting is also available.
The resort provides 61 ocean-facing suites and villas featuring elegant décor, private gardens and courtyards with outdoor showers and lounge beds. Some have direct beach access and all villas come with their own pool. For those seeking maximum luxury and privacy, the stunning two-bedroom Shanti Villa has its own swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, sala pavilions for dining and a butler’s room.
Shanti Maurice is home to three superb restaurants serving up mouthwatering local and international cuisine prepared using fresh, locally produced ingredients. An array of unforgettable culinary experiences is on offer and highlights include Grandma’s Kitchen, a new offering from the hotel that enables guests to experience local culture by dining at the home of one of the staff’s grandmothers; or the Herb Garden Barbecue, which features a special degustation menu and tailored wine flights. The chefs will even whip up a lavish picnic for you to enjoy in a secluded spot in the gardens.
There are endless activities on offer to suit even the most adventurous guest and you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish. Stroll along the white sand beach, play tennis, go snorkelling or diving, or try windsurfing, sailing and kayaking. Game fishing and swimming with dolphins can also be arranged. For those wishing to explore the beautiful island, there’s hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. Mauritius also has a number of museums and other cultural attractions worth visiting. After a busy day, be pampered with a massage at the spa or relax with a cocktail at the Rum Shed.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Mauritius into a greater Africa holiday. Take a look at Safari, Sand and Sea as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Shanti Maurice Information
- Location & Getting There
Located on one of the best beaches in Mauritius, this beachfront hotel is nestled in 36-acres of lush gardens overlooking the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean, a 45-minute drive from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.
The resort provides 61 ocean-facing suites and villas featuring elegant décor, private gardens and courtyards with outdoor showers and lounge beds. Junior Suites on the ground floor enable direct access to the beach as well as an outdoor rain shower, while those on the first floor have large balconies. Luxury Villas feature a dense private garden, swimming pool and an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor rain shower and lounge beds. Two-bedroom Suite Villas boast a separate dressing room, a large living room, swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, a private garden and an enclosed courtyard with lounge beds. The Shanti Villa is the ultimate luxurious retreat, consisting of a private swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, ‘Sala’ dining pavilions, two bedrooms, a separate living room and an outdoor rain shower in an enclosed courtyard.
- Swimming pool
- Tennis court
- Kids' club
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar
There are endless activities on offer to suit all guests' interests. Stroll along the white sand beach, play tennis, go snorkelling, diving, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, game fishing or swimming with dolphins. For those wishing to explore the beautiful island, hiking, mountain biking and horse riding are great options. Mauritius also has a number of museums and other cultural attractions worth visiting.
Families are welcome and there is a kids’ club for 3 to 12 year olds. Babysitting is also available.