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Shanti Maurice - Luxury holidays to Mauritius

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  • About this holiday

    Expressions Holidays recommends a holiday to Shanti Maurice for those who want a luxury boutique hotel with a wide range of leisure facilities, without it feeling too large a resort but also one where you are encouraged to explore the local area and take part in activities that will enhance your appreciation and understanding of the island of Mauritius.

    The journey and how you get there

    Expressions Holidays suggests that you fly with British Airways direct from London Gatwick to Mauritius. The flight is about 12 hours in duration usually with an overnight flight out and a daytime flight back. Club World is available on this route. Air Mauritius flies via Paris and Emirates flies via Dubai.

    Complimentary

    Fruit basket and flowers on arrival, satellite television, iPod docking station, Video on demand, non motorised water sports (including pedalos, kayaks, snorkeling gear, widsurfs etc), tennis courts, steam bath and sauna, jacuzzi, gym, yoga, meditation and nature walk.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include a scheduled flight with British Airways, half board and private car transfers airport to hotel and back.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a junior suite with ocean view for 7 nights
    From about
    £2,790 low season
    £3,110 high season
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH448

    Our opinion

    Shanti Maurice on Mauritius is a luxury, boutique spa resort with an appeal to couples and families alike. Not only offering outstanding spa and wellness facilities, Shanti Maurice offers gourmet dining, has a kids’ club and encourages guests to explore the local area, visiting a tea factory, swimming with dolphins and hiking.

    Hotel description

    Situated between the lush mountains of Mauritius and the Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice has evolved from the highly acclaimed Ananda in the Himalayas into a boutique lifestyle resort with an award-winning spa. The resort is located in the south of Mauritius by the sea at St. Felix, spread over 36 acres of tropical gardens circled by gracefully wooded hills with breathtaking views of the mountains and the Indian Ocean. The accommodation is in 61 suites and villas, which are luxuriously fitted out and make good use of local wood and traditional materials to blend in with the lush surroundings. All rooms overlook the sea and are well positioned for privacy. Shanti Maurice offers extensive dining options, with an emphasis on locally-sourced fresh fare. The resort’s new signature restaurant, Stars, is defined by its contemporary Cape cuisine and wide selection of South African wines. Pebbles restaurant offers an international menu that is influenced by the flavours of India, while the resort’s rustic beachside Fish and Rhum Shack celebrates the bounty of the surrounding seas, complemented by cocktails using rum from the local distillery. There is no shortage of leisure options here. The Nira Spa is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the Indian Ocean. Trained masseurs and spa therapists work alongside nutritionists, personal trainers and Ayurvedic Doctors to encourage optimum health and mental well-being. The resort welcomes couples and families, and offers a Kids' Club and activities programme. Guests are encouraged to explore the south of Mauritius, with excursions like including swimming with dolphins at Tamarind Bay, visiting the Bois Cheri Tea Factory, wind-surfing, zip-lining or hiking. Shanti Maurice offers a blissful Mauritian experience.

    Location

    Rivière des Galets, Mauritius

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 45 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Mauritius

    Room types

    61 Suites and Villas.

    Rooms have private bathroom, air conditioning, 24 hour room service, Laundry service, Phone, Broadband internet, DVD and satellite TV, minibar, safe, balcony and private courtyard.
    Junior Suite ocean view
    Junior Suite beach front
    Luxury Villa with pool
    Luxury suite Villa with pool
    Double Suite Villa
    Shanti Villa

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at the Shanti Maurice, Mauritius include: 3 Restaurants, Beach and poolside service, Spa tea pavilion, Travel desk, Currency exchange, Spa, Fitness sessions, Cycles, Floodlit tennis, Golf, Walks, Yoga, Library, Boutique, Kids' club.

    Water sports

    Complimentary use of pedalos, kayaks, wind surfs etc.

    Land sports

    Complimentary use of tennis courts, yoga, evening meditation, cooking class and nature walk. 

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby

    18 hole golf course, Deep sea fishing, Riding, Water sports.

    Children

    Children are welcome. Children under the age of 12 stay free if charge when sharing with parents. There is a children’s pool and a kids club, Les Petits Dodos, open to children aged 3-12. Children aged 14 and above have access to the Nira Spa pools and spa facilities. Baby sitting on request and should be booked in advance (service chargeable).

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 5 nights Suites and 7 nights in Villa categories for all stays from 23 December to 6 January.

    Other information

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    Capital:Malé
    Airport:15 minutes by speedboat. Please note that the resort is one hour ahead of official Maldives time.
    Size: 298 square kilometres of land on 1192 islands in an area of sea measuring 754 kilometres long and 118 kilometres wide.
    Currency:Rufiya (£1 = 17 rufiyas)Population 300,000
    Temperature:Temperatures are consistently hot averaging about 31 degrees Centigrade. Sea temperatures average about 27 degrees Centigrade. The year is divided into two monsoon periods, the north-east monsoon from December to March (drier) and the south-west monsoon from May to November (wetter months with stronger winds).

     

    Mauritius
    Capital: Port Louis
    Airport: About 1 hour and 10 minutes by car.
    Size: 865 square kilometres
    Currency: Mauritian rupee (£1 = 35 Rs)Population 1.1 million
    Temperature: The hottest months are from January to April, although this is also the cyclone season and the weather can be humid with temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Centigrade. There is no distinct rainy season. The Mauritian winter months are June, July, August when temperatures average about 24 degrees Centigrade with the evenings being about 16 degrees Centigrade. However, the weather does vary from the east to the west coast. The east is breezier, and feels cooler during their winter months. The north-west near Port Louis is often the driest and the warmest part of the island. During their winter months you should have a jacket or jumper for the evenings. Dining is outside throughout the year.

     

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    Airport: One to two hours on the boat from Mahe, or about 20 minutes by helicopter.
    Size: 455 square kilometres

    Currency: Seychelles rupee (£1 = 8 Rs)
    Population: 73,000
    Temperature: The Seychelles fall outside the cyclone zone. The seasons divide into May to October, when the south-east trade winds blow and November to April when the winds are from the north-west which can bring rain, particularly in January. January is the wettest month, July and August are the driest months. The temperature is pretty constant throughout the year, ranging between 24 and 31 degrees Centigrade and humidity is around 80 percent.

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