The Residence

In the style of a French colonial planter’s mansion, The Residence offers old-world charm and every luxury a traveller might need, on a mile-long white sandy beach on Mauritius’ idyllic east coast.

Built in the style of 1920s grand planters’ mansions, The Residence offers armloads of old-world charm with every modern day luxury you could ever need on your island getaway. Set on a mile-long white sandy beach on Mauritius’ idyllic east coast, this stately property comprises of 135 guestrooms and 28 suites. All are light and bright, with elegant plantation shutters and large marble bathrooms. You can also expect the services of an attentive personal butler for whom no request is too large or small.

Aside from an indulgent day spa which offers a wide range of therapies, there is a huge lagoon pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, tennis courts, fitness centre and comprehensive watersports centre. There is also an 18 hole championship golf course nearby. If you’re travelling with children, leave them with confidence at the kids’ club, set in a dedicated building where a team of experienced professionals will keep them entertained with treasure hunts, snorkelling tours, picnics and so much more.

There are multiple drinking and dining spaces at the main lodge central to the resort – a glamorous dining room with views out onto the Indian Ocean, a breezy patio by the pool, a beachfront restaurant and an atmospheric bar where afternoon tea and cocktails are served. Mauritian cuisine is an exciting fusion of Indian, Chinese, European and Creole flavours – with many dishes representing the island’s exotic heritage.

Location

How to get to The Residence

The Residence is just over an hour’s drive north-east of Mauritius’ Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Activities at The Residence

  • Tennis
  • Boating, canoeing and kayaking
  • Snorkelling and scuba diving
  • Golf
  • Spa treatments

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

The Residence Highlights

  • A luxury resort reminiscent of a 1920s planter’s mansion
  • Sumptuous guestrooms and suites complete with personal butler service
  • Mouthwatering cuisine served in beautiful settings
  • A fantastic kids’ club with a dedicated clubhouse
  • Activities to experience the beauty of Mauritius’ east coast

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Accommodation in Mauritius

Below are some of our preferred beach resorts in Mauritius. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Maritim Resort & Spa

One of our favourite resorts, the handsome Maritim Resort & Spa sits on a 62-acre private estate at the edge of sparkling Turtle Bay on Mauritius’ sheltered northwest coast.

Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa

Located in the island’s unspoilt south, Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa provides guests with privileged access to three stunning beaches, the spectacular Blue Bay Marine Park and Ile aux

Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury

One of the most prestigious addresses on the island, Royal Palm Beachcomber offers the highest standards in service on a sun-drenched stretch of white sand beach on the protected northwestern

The Residence

In the style of a French colonial planter's mansion, The Residence offers armloads of old-world charm and every modern luxury a traveller might need, on a mile-long white sandy beach on

Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa

Located on one of Mauritius’ most famous beaches, Flic-en-Flac, the award-winning Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa is a superb choice for an unforgettable island getaway.

Mauritius Overview

Why travel to Mauritius?
As a beach destination, Mauritius has it all: azure seas, coral reefs, sandy beaches, a pleasant climate, beautiful scenery and friendly people. In general, hotels are of a high standard and the overall infrastructure is very good. With its multi-ethnic populace, the island offers delicious local Creole cuisine with many dishes unique to Mauritius.

What is the culture of Mauritius?
Mauritius is a fascinating mix of peoples and cultures: the Creoles and Franco-Mauritians are descended from African and European settlers. Indians rub shoulders with Chinese, and temples and pagodas stand proudly beside Christian churches.

What is the climate like in Mauritius?
Mauritius has an ideal climate with average midday temperatures of 24°C in the cooler months to 30°C in the warmer months. May to November are cooler and drier whilst January to April are more humid. January and December fall within the cyclone period, although Mauritius seldom experiences cyclones.

What can I combine Mauritius with?
A big game wildlife safari in South Africa. Mauritius is an ideal extension to any safari in Southern or East Africa.

How do you get to Mauritius?
Air Mauritius flies from Perth to the main Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. There are also regular flights to the island from Johannesburg in South Africa, and Nairobi in Kenya.

Do I need a Visa for Mauritius? Please call us on 1300 363 302

Do I need vaccinations for Mauritius? Please call us on 1300 363 302

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