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The Residence - Luxury holidays to Mauritius

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  • About this holiday

    The Residence Mauritius comes highly recommended by a variety of Expressions Clients who return year after year. Those seeking a relaxing spa break, honeymooners and families too, all love this elegant five-star hotel. With a number of excellent offers for summer, families and honeymooners alike you're sure to get a good deal. The pretty white architecture gives a feeling of luxury and space, yet tucked away are all sorts of entertainments, from a children's club to a water sports centre, plus 3 floodlit tennis courts and a sensational spa, all set along a pristine stretch of pure white sandy beach. The resort is dotted with greenery and rooms filled with orchids and other flowers. The Residence Mauritius truly feels part of the landscape and is a beautiful fragrant place to stay.

    Client testimonial: 'My wife and I had a wonderful vacation at The Residence - our senior suite really was something special and had a veranda leading to a lawn surrounded by well-tended tropical trees and plants, and a short path to a secluded beach. The cuisine and service were of the highest order'
    Mr R, April 2015

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Welcome fruit basket, Paddle boating, Hobie cat, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Canoe kayak.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include scheduled flight London to Mauritius on British Airways World Traveller, private return transfer by luxury car and half board.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a luxury holiday to The Residence Mauritius are per person based on two people sharing a Colonial Garden View Room.
    Low season: From £1,950 for 7 nights
    High season: From £2,240 for 7 nights
    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.

    Special Offers

    • Free nights 2018(11)
      Stay from 6 January to 21 December 2018 and pay for 5 nights and receive up to 2 extra nights free on half board. Not combinable with the honeymoon offer.
    • Honeymoon offer 2018(51)
      Guests celebrating their honeymoon will receive complimentary accommodation for the bride on a half board basis from 6 January until 21 December 2018. In addition, guests will receive a gift package including a bottle of champagne and a catamaran cruise with lunch. Not combinable with any other offer.
    • Up to 30% discount long stay in Mauritius 2019
      Book now and receive a 25% discount on 6 to 13-night stays from 7 January 2019 until 21 December 2019. For stays of 14 nights or longer, this offer is increased to a 30% discount. Restrictions apply.
    • 20% discount Early Booking Offer Mauritius 2019
      Book 60 days prior to arrival and receive a 20% discount on stays from 1 May 2019 until 31 August 2019. Restrictions apply.

    Hotel code

    WW04

    Our opinion

    The Residence Mauritius is an elegantly understated, stylish and serene five star hotel. An outstanding property on a marvellous beach.

    Hotel description

    The Residence Mauritius is a striking five-star hotel occupying a position on a glorious stretch of white sand beach on the east coast of the island. Its atmosphere is relaxed and calm, stylish and sophisticated, and enhanced by the magnificent reception area, tall and white yet with an oriental feel created by huge Indian wooden wall carvings and splashes of colour from the numerous plants. From the cool whites of the building you can see through to the brilliant turquoise of the sea beyond the gardens. The bedrooms at The Residence Mauritius are all very spacious and decorated in an understated, contemporary way, elegant and with high-quality furniture, light in colour and discreet with natural fabrics. Large bathrooms are filled with exquisite toiletries and orchids and other flowers are ever present in every room. All rooms face the sea; those classified as garden view face it from a sidelong angle. The beach is an outstanding feature of The Residence Mauritius, a kilometre long and of fine white sand flanked by a reef-protected turquoise sea. At lunchtimes you can wander the length of the beach or wind your way through the palms of the garden to the Plantation restaurant, built in the style of a traditional Mauritian plantation house and serving superb seafood and Creole cuisine under the filao trees. Alternatively head for the main building and enjoy the à la carte lunch in The Verandah restaurant around the pool overlooking the sea. This is also the place for a refreshing homemade ice cream or sorbet at the end of the afternoon. Dinner can be enjoyed in the refined but relaxed ambience of the Dining Room, where local produce is imaginatively used with distinct Indian, Chinese and Creole accents. A very special feature of the Residence Mauritius is the Sanctuary, more than just a beauty centre: taking its inspiration from zen philosophy, it offers treatments for body and soul using La Prairie products. The gently soothing aromas that greet you and exotic furnishings with spice coloured drapes and curtains induce a sense of rest and wellbeing. A range of services including yoga, meditation and massage are offered. The Residence Mauriutius is also a great location for the range of water sports offered from the Yacht Club at the far end of the beach. The Residence Mauritius is an excellent hotel with a very warm and welcoming atmosphere, offering stylish accommodation and a wonderful range of leisure facilities and activities. Our clients continue to report back very favourably about their stays at the Residence Mauritius, and it comes highly recommended.

    Location

    Belle Mare

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 1 hour by car.

    Closest airport

    Mauritius

    Room types

    135 rooms and 28 suites. All rooms have king-size or twin beds, private bathroom with separate bath and shower, private patio or balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, CD/DVD player, minibar, telephone, hairdryer, walk-in wardrobe, safe, tea and coffee facilities, desk, vanity, living area, .
    Colonial Garden View room.
    Colonial Ocean View room with partial ocean view.
    Colonial Oceanfront room.
    Colonial Garden View Junior Suite with terrace.
    Colonial Garden View Senior Suite with terrace.
    Colonial Ocean View Suite with four-poster bed, living room, terrace and internet access.
    Colonial Oceanfront Suite with four-poster bed, two bathrooms, living room, terrace and internet access.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at The Residence Mauritius include: 24-hour room service, swimming pool, 3 restaurants, hairdresser, The Sanctuary beauty centre, boutiques, children’s club, babysitting, private butler service for every room and suite, unpacking service and complimentary ironing service for 2 items upon arrival, luggage stored out of room until departure, complimentary welcome fruit basket.

    Water sports

    Complimentary: Waterskiing, windsurfing, hobie cat, canoe, kayak, snorkelling, paddle boats, glass-bottom boat, line fishing.
    Chargeable: Deep-sea fishing, catamaran cruise, scuba diving, under-sea walk, parasailing.

    Land sports

    Complimentary: Three floodlit tennis courts, aerobics, volley ball, fitness equipment, steam room, sauna.

    Chargeable: Horse riding can be arranged, under-sea walk.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children of all ages are very welcome all year round. The Planters Kids' Club is complimentary for children aged 3 to 12 from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm daily. Advantageous prices for children sharing with their parents or in their own room.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    The east coast of Mauritius is well known for its beautiful beaches. The village of Flacq is located fifteen minutes by car from The Residence Mauritius and has the country’s largest open air market.

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