Category: Mauritius

Summer 2007 offers from Taj

Taj Hotels have a lot of great offers for the forthcoming summer, including: 1 night at the Taj Exotica Bentota and 2 nights at Taj Samudra Colombo for $390 per couple with breakfast, transfers & more $1,000 for 2 nights at The Pierre, New York, with breakfast €1,300 for 3 nights at the Taj Exotica […]

The most unique spa in the world?

The most unique spa in the world?

In northern Mauritius you will find what could be arguably described as the most unique spa in the world. Le Cannonier is a family friendly hotel and resort close to the shopping of Grand Baie and with beautiful views of the  Indian Ocean  and  18th Century sea-facing canons from where the property gets is name. […]

Second person half price at Club Med La Pointe aux Canonniers

Second person half price at Club Med La Pointe aux Canonniers

Club Med La Pointe aux Canonniers in Mauritius is offering a second person stay for half price  to entice visitors to  the Indian Ocean. The exotic resort  enjoys white sand beach frontage, and offers guests an exhilarating range of included watersports, from sailing and kayaking to snorkeling, waterskiing and windsurfing. The offer is valid  until […]

Beyond five stars

From last Sunday’s Observer newspaper: The Shangri-La hotel and resort chain claims to have now opened its first six-star hotel, the Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa in Muscat. The One&Only Le Touessrok in Mauritius made the same claim when it reopened after a £32m renovation in 2002, while the Burj Al Arab in Dubai […]

The best of Mauritius

The best of Mauritius

Mark Twain  purported that Mauritius was made first, and heaven was later modelled on it.  It may be just a speck in the Indian Ocean, but the  idyllic island has more beautiful beaches and top-quality hotels than any other destination. In a recent article for The Telegraph, Teresa Levonian Cole picks her 10 favourites. They […]

The Oberoi Group

The Oberoi Group

The most distinctive properties in The Oberoi Group are the  luxury properties in India, which were developed relatively recently, including The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra, Wildflower Hall in Mashobra in the Himalayan mountains, The Oberoi Vanyavilãs in Ranthambhore, The Oberoi Cecil in Shimla and The Oberoi Udaivilãs in Udaipur. There are also opulent properties in […]