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The Heritage Awali - Luxury holidays to Mauritius

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  • About this holiday

    Expressions Holidays recommends the Heritage Awali as an ideal choice for a honeymoon holiday. The hotel features a wide range of facilities and activities tailored for the enjoyment of couples. Rooms are spacious and fitted out to a high standard, and an array of land and water-based sports are on offer including a spectacular 18-hole golf course at the Heritage Golf Club. The diverse variety of restaurants and spa offer couples the opportunity to indulge and relax in luxury, along with an array of romantic activities available. However, more adventurous guests have access to the Frederica Nature Park where hiking, 4x4 trips and quad bikes are available to enjoy. This hotel also includes all inclusive which makes for a good value honeymoon.

    The journey and how you get there

    Flights from London to Mauritus followed by a 45 minute private transfer to the resort.

    Complimentary

    Sailing, pedal boats, waterskiing, glass bottom boat, snorkelling, beach volleyball, 9-hole pitch and putt at Golf du Chateau, tennis courts, table tennis, archery. Complimentary unlimited green fees at Heritage Golf Club. Free WiFi at Zenzi and Blue Drift Bars. One back massage of 45 minutes per guest per stay at Seven Colours Spa for ages 17 and over.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Honeymoons and weddings include scheduled flights London to Mauritius with British Airways World Traveller, private return transfer by standard car and all inclusive.

    Holiday prices

    Prices are person based on two people sharing a Deluxe Garden View Room:

    January - April - 7 nights from about £1915
    May - December - 7 nights from about £2230
    These prices are a guide only and do not take into account any special offers. The best possible price will be put together for you at the time of enquiry.

    Special Offers

    • Family offer 2018(26)
      One child under 12 years stays free when sharing with parents from 1 February until 12 May 2018, from 1 October until 22 December 2018 and from 7 January until 31 January 2019 or two children under 12 years stay free when sharing with parents from 13 May until 30 September 2018. Valid on minimum stays of 5 nights and in all room categories except Heritage Villa Beach Front. Combinable with long stay offer only.
    • Long stay offer 2018(37)
      Stay a minimum of 7 nights and receive 30% off all-inclusive stays from 1 February until 22 December 2018 and from 7 January until 31 January 2019. Combinable with family offer only.
    • Honeymoon and wedding anniversary offer 2018(12)
      Guests celebrating their honeymoon or wedding anniversary will receive 35% off all-inclusive stays from 1 February until 22 December 2018 and from 7 January until 31 January 2019. In addition, guests will receive a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival, a champagne breakfast once during stay and a candlelit dinner on the beach. Offer valid on minimum stays of 5 nights and is applicable on the 1st wedding anniversary and subsequent anniversaries at 5 year intervals. Not valid on deluxe garden view and heritage villa beach front rooms. Not combinable with any other offer.
    • Wedding package offer 2018(1)
      Book a stay for 12 adults or more celebrating a wedding and receive an additional 10% discount on the whole package from 13 May until 30 September 2018. Not applicable on heritage villa beach front room. Combinable with long stay offer only.

    Hotel code

    EXH523

    Our opinion

    Heritage Awali provides the perfect balance of luxury, simplicity and friendliness.

    Hotel description

    The Heritage Awali Golf and Spa Resort resides on a beautiful lagoon on Mauritius' south coast, close to the other Heritage resorts on the Domaine de Bel Ombre. The African influence is evident at the hotel. After being greeted to the hotel by the resounding beat of the tom tom drum, guests are escorted to their rooms passing by walls painted in warm ochre, deeply coloured woods, African and Madagascan furniture and objects of unusual originality. The 154 deluxe rooms and 5 suites at the Heritage Awali are decorated to reflect the theme of the hotel. Warm colours, straw fashioned lamp shades, oiled woods and great earthenware jars form the make-up of the rooms which in turn fold out onto their own private terrace or balcony. A choice of beachfront, ocean view and partly ocean view allow for all the Heritage Awali rooms to offer a glance across the Indian Ocean. The Balafon restaurant serves excellent breakfasts and dinners. For a more casual dining experience the Infinity Blue restaurant serves lunch on the beach to those who enjoy burrowing their toes in the sand. For elegant surroundings and Mauritian cuisine, the 19th century Le Chateau de Bel Ombre overlooks a French-style garden with views to the golf course and ocean. The Seven Colours spa, in amongst gorgeous gardens, is at the disposal of the guests, as is Heritage Golf Club . The Heritage Awali Golf and Spa Resort offers four swimming pools, one of which is a children’s pool, as well as 300 metres worth of sparkling white beach and sea. Non-motorised water sports are complimentary along with many land sports including tennis, table tennis and archery.

    Location

    Bel Ombre, Mauritius

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    Closest airport

    Mauritius

    Room types

    154 deluxe rooms, 5 suites, 1 villa and 2 honeymoon suites.
    Deluxe Garden View Room
    Deluxe Sea View Room
    Deluxe Beach Front Room
    Senior Suite Sea View
    Heritage Villa Beachfront

    Air conditioning, ceiling fans, in room safety deposit boxes, mini bar, internet access facilities, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers, 24 hour room service, 24 hour laundry service.
    18 interconnecting deluxe suites are available. Up to two adults and two children under 12 can share the deluxe rooms. Two adults and two children under 12 can be accommodated in the suite and four adults and two children or two teenagers in the villa.

    Hotel facilities and services

     5 restaurants, 3 bars, Seven Colours spa, Golf du Chateau golf course, water sports centre, children’s club, gym, Timomo kids club for children aged 3 to 11 and Teens Club for teenagers aged 12 to 17.

    Water sports

    Chargeable: Big game fishing, diving, catamaran cruises.
    Complimentary: Sailing, pedal boats, waterskiing, glass bottom boat, snorkeling.

    Land sports

    Chargeable: Golf carts, horse riding (approx 10 min drive).
    Complimentary: Beach volleyball, 9-hole pitch and putt at Golf du Chateau, tennis courts, table tennis, bocciball, giant chess board, darts and archery.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children under the age of 1 stay free of charge on an all inclusive basis when sharing with parents or other paying children. Timono Kids’ Club open from 8.30 - 23.00 daily for children from 3-11 years old. V.I. Teens’ Club available at nearby C Beach Club from 8.30 - 23.30 (Sundays open until 18:00) for 12-17 year olds. Baby corner at Timomo kids club opens for toddlers 0-24 months from 8.30 - 16.00 daily.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 5 nights between 23 December 2016 to 3 January 2017. Minimum stay of 7 nights between 20 December 2017 to 4 January 2018.

    Other information

    There are 5 senior suites and 1 heritage villa offering the most space and luxury in the resort.
    The Seven Colours Spa provides the perfect opportunity for couples to relax and indulge together in exquisite luxury.
    There are 7 diverse and romantic restaurants to choose from, however, the main restaurant Balafon is exceptional.
    A number of couple and honeymoon special offers are available year round, offering discounts and upgrades to the guests.

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