Mauritius has earned a global reputation for its lavish hotels designed to suit different types of budgets. From strikingly lavish 5-star resorts to cosy and charming 3-stars hotels, you are spoilt with an extended variety of hotels in Mauritius. Because of its high influx of visitors, you should book your hotel in advance. This is particularly applicable to the months between October and February when hotel rooms are quickly snapped up. Wondering where to stay? Check out the 5 best hotels in Mauritius below!
This four-star hotel belongs to the Beachcomber group of resorts. It is especially reputed for its spacious, airy rooms and infinity pool. Overlooking a white sandy beach, the Victoria Hotel is right between Grand Bay and Port Louis, two of the busiest tourist hubs of the island. This hotel also boasts large rooms where you can simply kick back and relax after a full day of activities. Dining is a simple affair here since there are more than three restaurants in the hotel. Because it faces the beach, you can additionally enjoy a wide range of aquatic activities such as parasailing, kayaks, snorkelling and trips in the hotel’s glass-bottom boat. The Victoria Hotel also has a Kids Club with complimentary activities for children aged 3 to 12. Guests travelling on business can additionally make the most out of the conference room and private lounge in the hotel.
One of the best-appointed budget resort on the island, Le Grand Bleu Hotel is found right opposite the beach. You only have to cross the street to enjoy Mauritius’ many nautical activities. With excellent service, this hotel is ideal for those on a strict budget. With two swimming pools, the resort is split into two sections: one with spacious family suites for parents with children and more secluded single-bedroom rooms for couples.
An ideal place for honeymooners, Le Grand Bleu is located in Trou Aux Biches, one of the island’s most popular fishing villages. As far as the activities are concerned, you can rent bicycles to cycle down Mauritius’ scenic shores. Other activities include snorkelling and kayaking. The hotel can also arrange for glass bottom boat rides. While the surroundings boast of some shops and supermarkets, you can also hop on a bus to cover the half-hour journey towards Grand Bay village.
Tamassa Hotel belongs to the world-renowned LUX* chain of resorts. While it is a four-star hotel, it is brimming with the charm, luxury and hospitality of 5-star resorts. Tamassa Hotel is especially famous for its all-inclusive packages. You can enjoy as many drinks and meals as you want from a select menu. Special touches have been added all over the massive grounds, such as an ice-cream parlour and an old-fashioned telephone booth. You can actually make long-distance complimentary phone calls. A Chef’s Truck is available, where you will find gourmet street food as well as island-style burgers. While the sea is on the rocky and rough side, it is ideal for other free activities like glass bottom boating and kayaking.
Known as Mauritius’ Premier Business Hotel, Labourdonnais Hotel is located right in the heart of Port Louis, the island’s vibrant capital. This harbor-facing hotel is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy the bustling, sunny streets of Mauritius while enjoying the numerous street hawkers. Labourdonnais hotel exudes exclusivity and refinement, enabling you to indulge in a lavish holiday. With an opulent décor that even includes a grand piano in the marble lobby, the hotel beautifully combines a typically tropical lifestyle with timeless elegance. The rooms are spacious, most of them overlooking the harbor. This hotel additionally features various restaurants, including a tearoom where you can enjoy a traditional British High Tea.
A mere 40km away from the airport, Labourdonnais hotel is found next door to a massive open-air mall that contains over 200 shops, a casino, a movie theatre and different types of restaurants. Rooms start at $267 per night for a deluxe suite.
Offering the perfect romantic hideaway, Constance Prince Maurice offers a striking architectural design inspired by the principles of Feng Shui. Found in Belle Mare on the east coast of Mauritius, this hotel faces its own private stretch of white silky beach which you can enjoy to your heart’s content. With an infinity pool, this hotel even comes with a complimentary Kid’s Club, hence providing the parents with some much-needed alone time. The rooms are lush and luxurious, with warm wooden furnishing and opulent bathrooms, complete with marble sunk-in tubs. There’s an onsite Constance restaurant which is locally renowned for its exquisitely crafted dishes.
If you want to add a relaxing twist to your vacation, you can always head over to the spa which offers a plethora of body treatments and massages. Rooms at Constance Prince Maurice start from $402 per night.
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