Category: Mauritius

Extra touches to make your stay special

Extra touches to make your stay special

We’ve all been to hotels and received little freebies on arrival or departure, but in the luxury hotels it is something of a challenge for them to be original and provide guests with memorable tokens to help enhance their stay. Items like pens, extra towels and welcome chocolates are all lovely, but they aren’t going […]

In profile: One&Only Luxury Resorts

In profile: One&Only Luxury Resorts

With a name like One&Only, you really can’t afford to have too many properties in your portfolio, and true to the name, this luxury hotel brand feature just seven luxury spa hotels worldwide. Dubai is the only place in the world to boast two One&Only resorts; the distinctive Royal Mirage featuring three separate accommodation wings […]

Walk with the lions in Mauritius

Walk with the lions in Mauritius

I recently took some of our sales staff to Mauritius for an annual educational visit and our group were captivated by an amazing experience that apparently can only be encountered in three places in the world. Our team of intrepid travel advisors were treated to the thrill of walking with lions at Casela Nature Park. […]

Twin centre holidays - twice the holiday, twice the luxury

Twin centre holidays – twice the holiday, twice the luxury

A twin centre holiday may not be a term you are immediately familiar with but this type of travel experience is becoming more and more popular. A twin centre holiday describes a vacation which comprises of two or more constituent components, so for example a city break and a rural retreat or an adventurous safari […]

New luxury destination on the coast of Mauritius

New luxury destination on the coast of Mauritius

xDomaine de Bel Ombre on the southwest coast of Mauritius launches as a major new tourist destination, offering a diverse range of activities, facilities and accommodation options for visitors who want to experience the authentic and natural beauty of Mauritius. Starting at the foothills of the rugged mountains characteristic of the south coast and tapering […]

4 sites that should be on the World Heritage list

4 sites that should be on the World Heritage list

The UNESCO World Heritage list is a subject that can cause as much controversy as it can congratulations. Regardless of what your opinion of it may be, it is an undeniably influential global inventory which can transform the fortunes of some of the world’s most dramatic and significant natural and cultural locations. With this in […]

Interview with Alison Scott of Elegant Resorts

Interview with Alison Scott of Elegant Resorts

Alison Scott is the Commercial Director for Elegant Resorts.  She has been at Elegant for just over a year and prior to that was Head of Product at ITC in Chester. Her background has always been in travel. She started in travel after she left University, as a Rep overseas, and has stayed in the […]

Luxury transition for Les Pavillons

Luxury transition for Les Pavillons

Les Pavillons, Naïade‘s latest jewel, reopens its doors after a complete renovation. The hotel, situated at Le Morne, now glitters as a magnificent 5 star establishment with interior design from  Virginie Koenig. The resort still boasts 149 rooms, which are now more spacious, and four restaurants at the heart of the hotel: Nipa, a Thai […]

Relax in a world of elegance at Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius

Relax in a world of elegance at Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius

Designed as a magical hideaway, Heritage Golf & Spa Resort invites those seeking the excellence and refinement of a rich past on an enchanting journey in timeless African elegance and tradition. Brought together in a lush and tropical site, this new deluxe hotel reveals classical charm and contemporary chic on the unspoilt South Coast of […]

Discover Le Telfair

Discover Le Telfair

One of the best kept secrets of Mauritius, Le Telfair, can be found on the south coast at Bel Ombre, adjoining the most pristine stretches of beach on the island. Explore the nearby Domaine de Bel Ombre nature reserve, play a round at the 18-hole golf course or experience the many forms of holistic healing, […]

Le Touessrok, Mauritius

Le Touessrok, Mauritius

This idyllic retreat is the pinnacle of tropical luxury and is suitable for couples and families alike.   On the east coast of Mauritius, encompassing three tropical islands; Frangipani is linked to the mainland by a wooden bridge, Ile aux Cerfs and Ilot Mangénie are both reached in a few minutes by private  boat. Accommodation […]

Savings on honeymoons at the Royal Palm, Mauritius

Savings on honeymoons at the Royal Palm, Mauritius

In the heart of the Indian Ocean on the North West coast of Mauritius lies Royal Palm, a magical boutique hotel, a place of sheer beauty and home to excellence and luxury. An uninterrupted stretch of immaculate beach and one of the finest lagoons in Mauritius offers an array of watersports, or you can simply […]

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Africa, according to Tripadvisor

La Villa des Orangers – Marrakech, Morocco Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt – Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt Table Bay Hotel Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa Belle Mare Plage Hotel – Belle Mare, Mauritius Ngorongoro Crater Lodge – Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania Le Touessrok – Trou d’eau Douce, Mauritius Cape Grace – Cape Town, […]

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort - a new $50 million luxury resort

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort – a new $50 million luxury resort

An agreement between InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and  Lateral Holdings will see a US$50 million luxury resort  reach the idyllic island of Mauritius in late 2008. The 210-room InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, just 15 minutes from the island’s popular Grand Baie and 20 minutes north of the country’s capital Port Louis,  will offer guests […]

Le Telfair

Le Telfair

Located on one of the most beautiful beaches on Mauritius, Le Telfair offers true colonial style, set against a backdrop of mountains and countryside.   Inspired by grand colonial architecture, the stylish rooms and suites are the perfect place to unwind and relax.   Allow yourself to be tempted by the decadence of the Six […]

Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa, Mauritius

A neatly-done video showing why the 5 star Mauritius Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa is the perfect spot to nurture your body and soul.