Where to stay in Mauritius

The tropical island paradise of Mauritius offers an extensive range of luxurious resorts and hotels that typically front a pristine white-sand beach, including the following…


Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa
Location: Flic-en-Flac
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD554 per room
Description: This luxurious 5-star Hilton resort has a beachfront location 4 km from Flic en Flac. It offers on-site diving tuition, a choice of 4 restaurants and a lagoon-style swimming pool. The guest rooms at Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa are extremely spacious, and each has a luxury marble bathroom and a large terrace with views of the grounds or the Indian Ocean. The Hilton Mauritius restaurant options include beachside dining, freshly caught seafood and Thai specialties. The Vista Bar serves local rum and enjoys sunset views. Spa facilities at Hilton Mauritius include massage therapies and relaxing saunas. Recreational facilities include tennis courts, a water sports center and a golf putting green. The highlight of the resort is its long stretch of white-sand beach where you can swim or learn water sports. The Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa is a 15-minute drive from Port Louis, the island’s capital. Sir Ramgoolam International Airport is about an hour away.

Sands Suites Resort & Spa
Location: Flic-en-Flac
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD523 per room
Description: Overlooking the lagoon at Tamarin Bay, Sands Suites Resort & Spa is situated on Flic-en-Flac Beach. The resort boasts a spa, a gym and 2 tennis courts. Free Water sport activities are available. With elegant decor, the bright and spacious rooms feature a balcony or terrace. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a telephone, a minibar and air conditioning. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower. You can enjoy sea and garden views. Sands Suites Resort has 3 restaurants. Tamarind Terrace serves International and local cuisine while guests can dine a la carte at Spices. The PinkPepperCorn is the resort's beach restaurant and specialises in romantic dinners. On selected days, the resort offers evening entertainment. Cocktails can be enjoyed at the bar. Guests can unwind at the spa, which offers 4 treatment rooms, a sauna, a steam room and a hair and beauty saloon. Complimentary water sports activities include wind surfing and snorkelling. Boat cruises and diving lessons can be arranged for a surcharge. Guests can also golf at a nearby 18-hole championship course. The resort is 55 km from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport and 25 km from Port Louis.

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Grand Baie…

Beachcomber Royal Palm Hotel
Location: Grand Baie
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,198 per room
Description: Overlooking the Grand Bay, the hotel features a private beach, outdoor swimming pool, and tennis courts. It also has a spa centre, and offers a number of land and water sports to guests. All of the suites at the Beachcomber Royal Palm Hotel have a private patio with views of the tropical gardens and Grand Bay. They include free Wi-Fi, private bathrooms with double basins and separate baths and showers. The 3 à la carte restaurants include Le Bar Plage on the beach and La Goélette overlooking the bay. There is also a hotel bar with live music in the evenings. The Royal Palm offers guests a range of activities, including water-skiing, snorkelling, and glass-bottom boat tours. Transfers can be arranged on request, including via Rolls Royce Phantom and helicopter. Beachcomber Royal Palm Hotel is 24 km from Port Louis and 70 km from the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Hôtel 20° SUD
Location: Pointe Malartic, Grand Baie
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD636 per room
Description: Featuring a spa & wellness centre, a swimming pool and 3 restaurants, Hôtel 20° SUD offers intimate luxury accommodation along a private beach at the mouth of Grand Baie. The elegant suites and rooms all come with a terrace and views of the sea or garden as well as en suite bathrooms with a bath. The suites also feature a private plunge pool or a spa bath. The hotel’s spa offers 4 massage rooms, a Turkish bath and a spa bath. The restaurants serve a range of fresh seafood and meat dishes, and homemade cake with tea or coffee is available daily in the afternoon. Hôtel 20° SUD is just 1 km from Pointe aux Canonniers. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens are a 20-minute drive away and SSR International Airport is 1 hour and 20 minutes’ drive away.

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Trou aux Biches…

Beachcomber Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa
Location: Trou aux Biches
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD551 per room
Description: Situated on Trou aux Biches Beach, this eco-friendly resort is surrounded by tropical gardens and offers air-conditioned accommodations with a furnished balcony or terrace. Some include a private pool. The bright and spacious suites and villas include a sitting area with flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Each comes equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities and a modern bathroom with a double basin. Some include a full kitchen and a washing machine. Beachcomber has six in-house restaurants, including pool and beach bars. All-day room service is also available. Guests can relax on a lounge chair on the beach or poolside. Massages and a variety of beauty treatments are available at the spa. There is a kid’s club and a pool for younger guests. A variety of trips including glass-bottom boat tours, deep-sea fishing, and snorkeling are available at Beachcomber Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa. Guests can also play a game of beach volleyball or tennis.

Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort
Location: Trou aux Biches
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD467 per room
Description: Featuring a private beach area and a pool, Le Cardinal has a piano bar and free water sports facilities. It is located in Trou aux Biches, 7 km from the lively Grand Baie. Offering a balcony or terrace, the luxuriously decorated suites at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort include a lounge area and an open-plan bathroom with self-standing bathtub. They all come with air conditioning and a flat-screen cable TV. The gourmet restaurant serves á la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the beach and the pool bars serve light lunches and exotic cocktails. Guests can also relax and enjoy live music at the piano bar. Free activities organized by the Boathouse include glass-bottomed boat tours and snorkelling. Guests have access to the wellness centre and tennis court located at the neighbouring Casuarina Resort. The property is 21 km from Port Louis. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is 72 km away, and a shuttle service can be organized upon request.

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Port Louis…

Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel
Location: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD325 per room
Description: Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel offers elegant rooms with a private balcony, overlooking the Indian Ocean. Guests can relax in the spa and at the outdoor pool or use the fully equipped gym. All spacious and bright rooms are decorated in pastel tones and feature air-conditioning and a private bathroom. Each includes an iPod docking station, a generous seating area and a flat-screen TV. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at L’Escale with western cuisine or at La Rose des Vents that specialises in Asian-Japanese cuisine. Refreshments and live piano music are available at Latitude 20º Bar. Guests can enjoy a complimentary cruise aboard a catamaran, which lies in Port Louis, a 5-minute drive away. Labourdonnais spa centre offers a variety of treatments. The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is 50 km away. Guests can make use of the airport shuttle, which can be requested at the 24-hour reception.

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Trou d'Eau Douce…

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita
Location: Beau Champ, Trou d'Eau Douce
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,784 per room
Description: Surrounded by tropical lush gardens and the crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean, the Four Seasons Resort Mauritius includes 4 pools. It offers complimentary use of the golf course designed by Ernie Els. The Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita offers elegantly decorated villas with private gardens. They all come with a TV with DVD player and an iPod/iPhone docking station. Some include a private pool. The on-site restaurant offers a variety of dishes, mixing the local tradition and fresh fish with continental classics. Cooking classes with the resort’s chefs are also available. Guests can wake up and enjoy a relaxing yoga session, or head to the wellness centre for a massage or a beauty treatment. Daily snorkelling excursions are also organized by the staff. The town of Bel Air is 3 km away, while Port Louis’ city centre is 46 km away. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is 33 km from the property, and a shuttle service can be arranged upon request.

Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa
Location: Coastal Road, Trou d'Eau Douce
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD721 per room
Description: Located along the white sand, palm-fringed beach of Trou d’Eau Douce Bay, Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is set in a tropical garden and offers a spa and wellness centre, 18-hole golf course and outdoor pool. The elegant rooms feature Mauritian style décor and offer views of the Indian Ocean. They come equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV, sofa and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa resort features an extensive range of culinary cuisines. Five restaurants and three bars provide a lively yet sophisticated offering, including Le Bazar restaurant, a dynamic food theatre featuring dishes from around the world, Safran, the internationally acclaimed Indian restaurant, Kushi a Japanese restaurant with sensational sea views and Yakiniku grills, and Republik Beach Club & Grill, a trendy beach club serving Mediterranean cuisine and barbecue grills. Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa also features a private island, Ilot Magenie, which is open exclusively to Shangri-La's guests and features a trendy beach club and on-island butlers The resort boasts an array of facilities and activities which guests can enjoy during their stay, including a fitness centre, sun terrace and bar, and golf and windsurfing. CHI, The Spa has a variety of massages and treatments. Free WiFi is available and the SSR International Airport is within 50 minutes’ drive.

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Le Morne…

The St Regis Mauritius Resort
Location: Le Morne
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,164 per room
Description: The St. Regis Mauritius Resort includes panoramic Indian Ocean and Le Morne Brabant Mountain views from its beachside location. Stylish accommodations, separate fitness and spa centers and 6 restaurants are featured at this 5-star luxury resort. All spacious rooms, suites and villas include an iPod docking station, 42-inch LCD TVs and free Wi-Fi. The large private bathrooms contain a round stone bathtub, elegant vanity basin and double walk-in shower. St. Regis has a choice of Asian, Indian, French and contemporary cuisine. The Boathouse Grill and Bar has delicious steak and seafood options, and 1904 Bar provides cocktails and snacks. Many sports activities such as tennis, biking and diving can be enjoyed by guests. Water sports facilities are provided on site. Black River Gorges National Park and Chamarel are a 25-minute drive away. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is 59.5 km away by car.

LUX* Le Morne
Location: Le Morne
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD792 per room
Description: On a white, sandy Mauritius beach, the 5-star LUX* Le Morne offers open-air dining overlooking Morne Brabant. Amenities include an infinity pool, spa and rooms with beach or lagoon views. Guests can relax in LUX* Me Spa's Turkish hammam, enjoy a massage or play tennis. Hotel staff can schedule diving and windsurfing excursions, or arrange bike rental. Guest rooms feature dark wood furniture and furnished outdoor living space. Wi-Fi access is free, and some rooms include an LCD TV and iPod dock. On-site dining options include Kitchen Restaurant, which offers show cooking and themed dinners. The hotel’s beachfront bar offers light snacks, cocktails and evening music. The staff can arrange packed lunches to take hiking on the nearby trails. Two golf courses are within a 30 minute drive of LUX* Le Morne.

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Belle Mare…

LUX* Belle Mare
Location: Belle Mare
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD736 per room
Description: LUX* Belle Mare offers luxurious accommodation, a spa featuring an outdoor treatment area and a 2 000 m² swimming pool. All bright guestrooms come with deluxe bedding and each one has a private terrace or balcony overlooking the surrounding tropical gardens. A well-stocked minibar and flat-screen TV is also available. Guests can enjoy themed buffets which features a traditional thatched roof and panoramic ocean views. Cuisines offered at LUX* Belle Mare comprise of Mediterranean, South-East Asian and local traditional dishes. LUX* Belle Mare is a 10-minute boat ride away from Bella Mare’s dive sites. For a vigorous work-out, guests can make use of the gym.

One&Only Le Saint Géran, Mauritius
Location: Pointe De Flacq, Belle Mare
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD671 per room
Description: Coconut palm trees and a private sandy beach surround this 5-star Mauritius resort. Rooms overlook the Indian Ocean and guests can relax at the spa or play the 9-hole Gary Player golf course. One&Only Le Saint Géran, Mauritius’s luxurious rooms include furnished outdoor living space, a flat-screen TV and an iPod dock. Some have a separate lounge area and private pool. Exclusive beauty treatments at ESPA spa are perfected with its own private lap pool, fully equipped fitness center, and hairdressing salon. One&Only Le Saint Géran's other leisure options include 5 flood-lit tennis courts and water sports, including kayaking and sailing. There are several dining venues with local and international influences and an extensive selection of exquisite wines. One&Only Le Saint Géran staff can organize guided diving trips to the nearby site of the Le Saint Géran shipwreck. Mauritius’ capital city Port Louis is a 40-minute drive.

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Pointe aux Piments…

Le Meridien Ile Maurice
Location: Pointe aux Piments
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD399 per room
Description: This resort hotel is surrounded by tropical gardens with a large pool area and direct access to a private, white sandy beach. Its rooms have furnished balconies overlooking the beach. The air-conditioned guest rooms feature bright natural colors complemented by wood furniture. Each unit has a sitting area and a bathroom with separate tub and shower. Also available are a ceiling fan and satellite TV. Le Meridien Ile Maurice’s spa center features a variety of body treatments, including Balinese massages and hot stone therapies. Its steam bath, sauna and hot tub can provide further relaxation. For sports-minded guests, this Meridien offers kayaking, snorkeling, windsurfing and diving. Guests can also make use of the hotel’s tennis court or the well-equipped gym. Restaurant 180° serves exotic and international à la minute cuisine for breakfast and dinner. At Cumin, guests can sample Indian dishes, while casual pool-side dining is available at La Croque. La Faya serves Mediterranean cuisine and fine wines. Ile Maurice Meridien is 16.1 km from the waterfront in Mauritius’s capital Port Louis. Free on-site private parking is available.

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Bel Ombre…

Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort
Location: Coastal Road, Bel Ombre
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD825 per room
Description: The Heritage Awali offers elegant rooms surrounded by gardens, pools, and beaches. It has several restaurants and bars. As part of the Domaine de Bel Ombre, it includes a beach club and an 18-hole golf course. Rooms at the Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort have tile floors and ethnic décor. Each air-conditioned unit includes a flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. All the rooms have a terrace or a patio. A complimentary Breakfast is served every day. Guests can enjoy 5 restaurants, including The Seven Colours Energy Cuisine, with a spiritual concept. Le Château de Bel Ombre is in the 19th-century manor house and has a typical Mauritian menu. Guests can relax in the Seven Colours Spa, including a wide offer of massages and treatments. The Awali also offers its guests access to the Frédérica Nature Reserve. A children’s mini club with several activities is also available. This resort also has a free private parking. Mauritius International Airport is 30.6 km away.

Tamassa - An All-Inclusive Resort
Location: Coastal Road, Bel Ombre
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD732 per room
Description: Tamassa is an elegant beach resort on the south coast of Mauritius. Surrounded by tropical lagoons and lush hillsides, it features 3 swimming pools and a luxury spa with dry and wet saunas. All of Tamassa’s rooms feature a private terrace or balcony overlooking the lagoon or garden. Every room has a spacious bathroom with twin sinks, as well as an LCD TV with satellite channels. Resort Tamassa offers deep-sea fishing trips, glass-bottomed boat tours and PADI scuba diving qualification. There are organized hiking trips through spectacular gorges and mountain bike rides along the dramatic coastline. The resort offers rich breakfast buffets each morning. The restaurant features a poolside terrace, and serves a diverse menu for lunch and dinner. There is also a beach bar and lounge bar. Wi-Fi is free in the business center and on-site car rental is available. The Resort is 48.3 km from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and offers free on-site parking.

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The Oberoi Mauritius
Location: Turtle Bay, Balaclava
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD914 per room
Description: Situated along the sandy beaches of Turtle Bay, The Oberoi Mauritius features a swimming pool, spa & wellness centre and fitness centre. It is set in 20 acres of sub-tropical gardens. Guest rooms are decorated in calming neutral tones with woven wicker furniture, a four-poster bed and high ceilings. The manicured grounds scattered with stone sculptures, trees and colorful flowers, front a 600m-long golden-sand beach. The luxury rooms and villas are spacious and come with air-conditioning, a seating area and en suite bathrooms. The villas include a private garden or swimming pool and a dining area. The Oberoi offers a kids club, a library and evening entertainment. Activities such as snorkelling, windsurfing and scuba diving are also available. The restaurants serve cuisine ranging from Oriental and Creole to BBQ. The resort is located 20 km from the Grand Baie and from Port-Louis. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is 55 km away.

Angsana Balaclava Mauritius
Location: Turtle Bay, Balaclava
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD554 per room
Description: Set in the North West coast of Mauritius, in the secluded area of Turtle Bay, Angsana Balaclava has spacious suites. It features tropical gardens, outdoor pools and a private beach area. This 5-star boutique resort has elegantly decorated suites with contemporary furniture and wooden floors. Each of the air-conditioned suites has a flat-screen satellite TV and an iPod docking station. Guests can try international dishes, as well as authentic Creole food and Asian fusion cuisine prepared by master chefs. Wellness cuisine is available to provide healthful benefits, and in-room dining is also possible. You can calm your soul and relax with aromatic oils and massage treatments at Angsana Balaclava’s spa. You can also choose from a variety of activities, including snorkelling, scuba diving and water-skiing. Port Louis is a 14-minute drive away, and Plaisance International Airport is 55 minutes away by car. Free private parking and a tour desk are available on site.

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Latest update: Where to stay in Mauritius: 30 December, 2022