Mauritius – a glistening teardrop island in the Indian Ocean – welcomes you with open arms and a big smile. Experience the elevated interplay of modern elegance with colonial style elements at The Residence Mauritius, a secret jewel situated on the east coast of the island. The charm and warmth of Mauritian hospitality at the resort will make it easy to feel at home and fully immerse yourself in the magnificent beauty of this oceanfront haven with a pristine beach and endless opportunities to explore the island and marine wildlife.

Location

Why should I decide on The Residence Mauritius for my trip to Mauritius?


Situated in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Madagascar, Mauritius is a tropical paradise, full of natural wonders ranging from clear turquoise waters and sandy beaches to rugged mountain peaks and lush tropical greenery. On the east coast of Mauritius resides the magnificent The Residence Mauritius, the perfect location for sunbathing and swimming, snorkeling or getting to know the locals. Slow down and go with the flow of the island to fully experience everything Mauritius has to offer.  

Key Facts

  • 
Belle Mare beach is the longest beach stretch on Mauritius with more than 5 km
  • the east coast beaches are loved by locals and not as crowded as the touristic west coast

  • the hotel is located about 27 km from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport



What is special?

  • 
mingle with locals and try Mauritian delicacies in the delightful market town of Centre de Flacq and experience the island’s true joie de vivre
  • Mauritius is the only home to the now-extinct Dodo bird, so get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime bird watching adventure with a local expert
  • only minutes from Belle Mare lies La Passe, a prime diving site where you can spot rare spread-eagled rays and giant tuna fish in their natural habitat



What do the guests say?

  • guests were mesmerized by the Belle Mare beach and called it the “most beautiful beach on the island”
  • the tranquility and beauty of the east coast was appreciated by travelers, who seek a peaceful, relaxing vacation rather than a party beach and enjoyed the tranquility
  • vacationers loved the stunning location and combination of  the small town, lush greenery, sandy beaches, and the azure lagoon

Accommodation

Which amenities does my private space offer? Does every room provide ocean views?

The Residence Mauritius offers 135 well-appointed rooms and suites in elegant hues of beige and white with breathtaking views of the sea or the lush gardens. Wake up to the sound of the gentle waves at the shore as you open your eyes and are greeted by the soft light of sun rays shifting through the shutters. On your private sun terrace, sink into the plush sun bed and start your day with an undisturbed view of the turquoise sea.

Key Facts

  • 135 rooms and 28 suites
  • each room comes with a private terrace furnished with elegant wooden chairs and inviting sun beds
  • spacious marble bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers

What is special?

  • all rooms are infused with the calming scent of ylang-ylang to promote a soft slumber and sweet dreams as you sink into your comfortable four-poster bed
  • opt for a personal butler, who will fulfill all your wishes, takes care of unpacking your luggage, and goes above and beyond to turn your days at The Residence into a memorable vacation
  • stay at your very own slice of heaven: the Garden View Suites are situated in the middle of the tropical garden and promote a luxurious indoor-outdoor living experience

What do the guests say?

  • 
vacationers appreciated the friendly staff all around the resort and were impressed by the attentive service
  • guests loved the tasteful colonial décor of their room and could not get enough of the uninterrupted ocean view
  • the impeccable housekeeping service left travelers speechless as their room was kept spotless at all times

Pools & Spa

Where can I rest and refresh after a long day of exploring the island?

Wade through the waters of the lagoon-like pool at the heart of the resort and marvel in the scenic view of the ocean. The large pool and beautiful poolside area is the perfect spot for sunbathing, finishing your book and simply marveling in the breathtaking view. From your place on the sundeck take a stroll through the resort garden and wander to the spa pavilion, where you will find the Sanctuary Spa, a Zen-like haven of pure relaxation offering its visitors healing rituals and pampering treatments with only the best spa products.

Key Facts

  • large heated pool
  • eight tranquil spa treatment rooms
  • sauna and steam room
  • wide range of massages and personalized treatment programs 

What is special?

  • 
the spa’s exclusive “Haute Beauté” concept by the French luxury brand CARITA

 was designed to highlight your natural radiance and let you glow from within
  • float on a cloud of pure relaxation during a massage in the secluded spa pavilion in the middle of the garden, overlooking the stunning lagoon, as you drift away to the rhythm of the sea  
  • stay in shape during your holiday with a private fitness coaching by expert Stephan Manique and complete the daily complimentary circuit training in the morning

What do the guests say?

  • swim enthusiasts were excited about the large swimming pool with heated water as well as the picture-perfect beach
  • guests loved lounging poolside and enjoyed snacking on the offered fruit platters in the morning and homemade ice lollies in the afternoon
  • the exceptional service at the pool impressed all travelers, as the friendly pool boys set up the sunbeds and unrolled the guests’ towels
  • all vacationers who booked a treatment at The Sanctuary Spa were enchanted by the healing hands of the therapists and came back several times during their stay

Culinary

What is on the menu of a traditional Mauritian restaurant? Where can I dine and watch the sunset?

Mauritius is an island with a unique blend of different cultures and traditions, which can not only be seen but also tasted in the flavourful cuisine of the island. Savor fine dishes with a mixture of Indian, Chinese, European and Creole influences, prepared with various exotic spices, local products and lots of love. Start your day with a variety of fresh juices and in the evening dine with the sound of the waves in a breathtaking oceanfront setting as the sun slowly turns the sky into vibrant hues of red, pink and yellow.

Key Facts

  • 
two restaurants for exquisite dining – The Dining Room and The Plantation
  • Afternoon Tea and evening cocktails are offered at the lounge The Bar
  • The Verandah serves 

light international lunch and home-crafted ice cream

What is special?

  • taste the authentic local flavor of Mauritius with a stunning backdrop at The Plantation, an old planter’s house serving the freshest seafood and Creole dishes right by the beach
  • little foodies and even the pickiest eaters will be able to savor their favorite dishes as the chefs make sure to cater to all needs and even make fresh, healthy purees for babies
  • try local rum, beer and cocktail specialties to the sound of live music or create your personal cocktail using local ingredients

What do the guests say?

  • 
trying the fresh seafood, especially the Dublin Bay prawns, at least once during the stay was recommended by all foodies
  • travelers loved choosing between the buffets and á la carte menus and couldn’t decide which option was more delicious  
  • ordering breakfast to your room, at no extra charge, is recommended by many couples as it is the ideal way to start your day cuddled up with your significant other on the balcony overlooking the gardens and the ocean
  • guests appreciated the surprise dishes chef Kelly and his team created especially for vegetarians and vegans

Activities

How can I spend my day on Mauritius? What is the wildlife like?

Wander through small villages to experience the unique blend of traditions and cultures, gaze at Notre Dame des Bon Secours, a church made from black volcanic rock, and its vibrant blue glass windows or take in the spectacular scenery as you sail through the aquamarine lagoon past picture-perfect white beaches. The concierge at The Residence Mauritius will make sure to suggest you the excursions most suitable for you, so your stay will be absolutely unforgettable.

Key Facts

  • 
fully equipped fitness center
  • flexible full-day and half-day itineraries cater to the guests’ different needs and interests

  • DVD and CD library
 for endless entertainment options
  • three floodlit tennis courts
, beach volleyball, and water sports center




What is special?

  •  just steps away from the beach, a skillful team of professionals keeps children entertained with activities like cooking classes, pony rides, and treasure hunts at the Planters Kids Club

  • feel the adrenalin rush through your body as you walk next to lions through the Casela Nature Reserve, where you will even be able to stroke the wild animals and take photos
  • fully immerse yourself in the local culture and visit sacred Hindu worship spaces like the Sagar Shiv Mandir Hindu temple, which is built in the lagoon in front of the island of Goyave de Chine and is watched over by a tall bronze statue of Shiva

What do the guests say?

  • travelers loved the evening entertainment options from live music performances to local dance groups showcasing the traditional dances of the island
  • water enthusiasts couldn’t decide which of the offered complimentary water sports they liked best and spent hours paddleboarding, in a canoe or water skiing through the Indian Ocean
  • the closeby village offered guests a selection of small eateries to live like a true native Mauritian and shop on the local markets