The Residence, Mauritius is a luxury hotel situated on a beautiful white sand beach on the east coast of the island. It is refined and deliciously nostalgic in decor, which is both chic and colonial, perfect for a romantic retreat or family holiday.
Timeless, chic, colonial style hotel
Excellent gastronomic dining
One of the island's best beaches, a kilometre of powdery white sand
Fabulous for couples and families alike with a tried and tested children’s club, The Planters
The Residence, Mauritius is set on the beachfront of Belle Mare, on the east coast of Mauritius. It nestles amongst hundreds of palm trees within luscious tropical gardens. The hotel is characterised by a relaxed and colonial feel, conveying a bygone era, yet incorporating modern touches.
There are 163 rooms and suites, some just a few steps away from the kilometre-long beach of powdery white sand. These are elegantly decorated with neutral colour schemes and honey coloured woods. The colonial garden and ocean view rooms have stunning marble bathrooms and luxurious walk in closets. The junior and senior suites offer elegant dark wood living areas and can interconnect with colonial garden and ocean view rooms. The final touch to the idyllic and relaxed atmosphere of The Residence, Mauritius is the few drops of Ylang Ylang that are delicately placed on ceramic rings warmed by the bedside lamps, a personal touch that epitomises opulence.
The Residence, Mauritius has three restaurants, which include the Plantation, in a spectacular oceanfront setting and serving imaginative Creole and international cuisine. The Dining Room is made entirely of wood and delicately positioned overlooking the pool. It is an open invitation to discover the thousand and one savours of a sophisticated cuisine, from both western and local specialities, with Mauritian spices producing a fusion of enticing flavours.
Activities at The Residence, Mauritius include a variety of water sports such as fishing and diving, plus a vast selection of land activities such as golf and horse riding, which can be arranged nearby. For those wishing to have a more relaxing time, the recently refurbished Sanctuary Spa offers a range of holistic treatments, taking its inspiration from "Zen" philosophy, tending to guests' individual needs. Children from 3 to 12 years have complimentary access to the Planters Children’s Club from 9am to 10pm and there is also babysitting available. As well as catering for the younger guests, there are activities tailored to suit teenagers and space for them to be independent, making this an ideal family environment.
When to visit
The decadent aroma of Ylang Ylang is the first experience you have on arrival at The Residence
The Residence Mauritius is on the east coast of Mauritius and is 48km from the airport. The east coast is dotted with several lagoons and tiny cove-beaches, ensuring shelter from the cool southeast trade winds, as well as the stunning long stretch of beach named Belle Mare. The island of Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean and is situated off the southeast coast of the African continent, 900km east of Madagascar.
Adrenaline Activities at Domaine de l'Etoile
A former sugar domain, the Domaine de l'Etoile is a beautiful and captivating natural park in eastern Mauritius with a range of exciting activities for children and adults from gentle horse rides to adrenaline fuelled quad biking and ziplining.
Browsing the Market in Quatre-Bornes
Take a trip to the town of Quatre-Bornes, located near the west coast of Mauritius, and engage in bartering at the Quatre-Bornes market. This market town is abundant with local and traditional crafts, offering an experience that not to be missed.
Bubble Lodge Night Under the Stars
Experience a different side of Mauritius with a overnight stay in a Bubble Lodge on the Ile Aux Cerfs, a unique, transparent dome comfortably furnished for a perfect night of luxury under the stars.
Deep Sea Fishing off Mauritius
Deep sea fishing is a year-round activity off the coast of Mauritius, although the peak season for marlin runs from October to April. Besides this most famous sport fish, anglers also catch tuna, wahoo, sailfish, bonito and shark.
Diving in Mauritius
Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius provides warm, clear waters, making both snorkelling and scuba diving very popular. From family diving, to reef or wreck diving, it is possible to dive here at all levels of experience.
Enjoy the Nightlife in Grand Baie
Venture to the northern town of Grand Baie in Mauritius, to taste local rums and relax in its comfortable bars. Grand Baie offers lots of intimate bars and restaurants and is an interesting alternative to the capital, Port Louis.
Golfing in Mauritius
Golfing in Mauritius is popular, with seven luxury golf courses. Mauritius guarantees a five star golfing experience whether you choose the challenging course at Ile Aux Cerfs or perfect your technique at The Links course at Constance Belle Mare Plage.
Helicopter Tours of Mauritius
Discover the breathtaking scenery of Mauritius from the air as you take to the skies with a helicopter sightseeing tour. Enjoy the exhilarating ride and take in the incredible views in this unforgettable experience.
Mauritius Exotic Insights
Discover the local sights and sounds of Mauritius on this scenic tour to some of the island's most interesting and breathtaking attractions, combining nature and gastronomy for an unforgettable day out.
Natural Wonders of Chamarel
The unique mountainous scenery in Chamarel, southern Mauritius, offers something totally different to the white sands and blue waters that Mauritius is well-known for.
Witness a breathtaking bird's eye view of the turquoise lagoons and rugged sandy beaches of Mauritius with an exciting parasailing adventure across the water.
Port Louis Food Market
Located in the northern part of Mauritius, the capital Port Louis contains an extensive, bustling open-air food market. Spend an hour or two strolling through the busy market and experience this lively food shopping experience.
Swimming with Dolphins in Mauritius
Being able to swim with dolphins and get up close to these magnificent creatures is a big bucket list experience.
Tour of the Rhumerie de Chamarel
Enjoy a visit to the Rhumerie de Chamarel for a tour of the rum distillery either in a group or privately, followed by lunch at the popular restaurant, L'Alchemiste.
Ultralight Flight in Mauritius
Experience the breathtaking beauty of Mauritius with a bird's eye view over the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and white beaches in an ultra light aircraft in the safe hands of your own pilot.
The lagoons of Mauritius are home to some of the most beautiful fish, fauna and coral that the Indian Ocean has to offer. Experience the thrill of walking amongst them in your own glass helmet whilst accompanied by a local guide.
Visit the Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens
The collection of tropical plants in the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens is situated in northern Mauritius. A perfect way to spend the afternoon, wander through stunning exotic scenery, and witness the beautiful giant water lilies.
Wild South of Mauritius
Discover some of the most spectacular sights of Mauritius on this full day scenic tour incorporating the very best nature, culture and gastronomy the island has to offer.