West Coast, Mauritius
based on 7 nights
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
International economy flights and taxes subject to availability
based on 2 people sharing a Luxury Suite Pool Villa on a half board basis, including private road transfers.
At a Glance
Complimentary bikes for exploring the local area
Perfect for couples looking for tranquillity and relaxation
Over 700 meters of sandy beach
Villa style accommodation with private pools, some directly leading onto the beach
Spectacular sunsets over the sea
Teppanyaki counter with live Japanese cooking
The boat house offers a range of nautical activities
24 hour butler service
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
Mauritius enjoys a typically tropical climate with year-round heat, although the southeast trade winds help it never to feel too muggy. The summer months are from December to April, when it can nevertheless be extremely humid, and the winter, such as it is, runs from May to November, and is cooler and drier.
The best months to visit Mauritius are May to early December. January and February, the peak cyclone months, are best avoided by water-sports enthusiasts and divers. Cyclones rarely hit Mauritius (although Rodrigues has suffered far more regularly than the mainland) but cyclones way out at sea can bring days of squally rain.
Coastal temperatures range between 25°C and 33°C in summer and between 18°C and 24°C in winter. On the plateau it will be some 5°C cooler. The highlands are also the wettest part of the island – it can rain here at any time of year, and even when it’s not raining the area can be cloaked in low-lying cloud. When the winds are at their strongest in July and August it can be blustery on the east coast, though the breeze brings welcome relief in summer.
Apart from the Christmas-New Year peak, Mauritius doesn’t really have high and low seasons. The situation is more dependent on outside factors (such as the French school vacations, which cause a big increase in demand and prices in August).
To start planning your vacation to Maradiva Villas
Set on the beautiful west coast of Mauritius, Maradiva Villas is a luxurious resort spread over 27 scenic acres that is ideally suited to couples looking for tranquillity and relaxation in the privacy of their own spacious villa.
Maradiva Villas is a beautiful beach side getaway spread over 27 acres, overlooking the calm blue waters of Tamarin Bay on the west coast of Mauritius. This part of the island is famous for its amazing sunsets and its dry and warm climate - even during winter months.
The resort has just 65 luxurious villas each with 24 hour personal butler service. All have their own private terrace, garden and private pool with the ocean a step away. The resort has a choice of two restaurants offering a rich diversity of cuisine as well as in-villa dining. Guests can also choose to enjoy an intimate and romantic tented candlelit dinner on the beach. The hotel has two bars, the Breakers Bar and the Beach Bar - both aptly named.
The crystal clear waters protected by the coral reef offer perfect conditions for a range of water sports including snorkeling, pedal boats, kayaks, water skiing, windsurfing and laser sailing. It is also possible to arrange a catamaran sailing trip or to go swimming with dolphins in Tamarin Bay. Golf is available a 15-minute drive away on an 18-hole championship course with five tees on each hole to appeal to all levels of player from champions to beginners.
The Spa offers an holistic experience for relaxation and rejuvenation, with an indulgent choice of Indian treatments and ancient healing therapies. The spa also features a sauna, hamman, chill pool and Jacuzzi.
The 'Peter Pan Club' welcomes children from the age of 4 to 12 and there is a babysitting service for those children under three. The club offers a huge range of activities as well as a playground and a safe shallow swimming pool. Filaos, typical Mauritian trees, provide nice shade areas on the long stretch of sandy beaches.
46 Luxury Villa Suites and 11 Beachfront Villa Suites with private pools, 6 Exclusive Suite Villas with private swimming pools and 2 Presidential Villas with private pools. Each villa has 24-hour butler service, air-conditioning, alfresco area, private plunge pool and the exhilarating experience of an open-air garden shower. For families or small groups, interconnecting villas are available. Guests looking for the ultimate peaceful hideaway can enjoy fine dining and many spa services in the privacy of their own villa.
|Luxury Suite Pool Villa||
Spacious, airy and refined, the Luxury Suite Villas provide a private and peaceful atmosphere. Each has its own terrace, perfect for al fresco dining, lounging or cooling off in the private five-meter plunge pool. Interconnecting suites are perfect for small groups or families. A butler is available 24 hours a day. Bathrooms feature a over-sized bath and separate rain shower, a walk-in wardrobe, and just outside, a secluded open-air garden shower.
|Beachfront Luxury Suite Pool Villa||
Spacious, airy and refined, the Luxury Suite Villas provide a private and peaceful atmosphere. Each has its own terrace, perfect for al fresco dining, lounging or cooling off in the private five-meter plunge pool. Overlooking the magnificent turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean the Beach Front Suite Villas are ideal for those wishing to enjoy premium sea views and direct access to the beach. A butler is available 24 hours a day. Bathrooms feature a over-sized bath and separate rain shower, a walk-in wardrobe, and just outside, a secluded open-air garden shower.
|Exclusive Suite Pool Villas||
As well as a luxurious bedroom and en-suite bathroom, the six Exclusive Suite Villas feature breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, a spacious living room inside, and a private garden and terrace outside for al fresco dining, lounging and swimming in a private 25 meter infinity-edge pool. The ambience enhances perfect tranquility.
Ensuite bathrooms have an oversized bath, separate rain shower, bay-window overlooking the garden, walk-in wardrobe and a secluded open-air garden shower. All Executive Villas have direct access to the beach. A butler is at your service 24 hours a day. Families can take advantage of a connected Beach Front Suite Villa.
|Presidential Suite Pool Villa||
The epitome of discreet refinement, Maradiva's two Presidential Suite Villas offer some of the most luxurious accommodation on the island. Exclusively set at the heart of the resort's crescent beach, the two Presidential Suite Villas offer a luxurious and peaceful cocoon, sheltered by lush exotic gardens, with unrivalled views of the ocean.
The air-conditioned villas each have two luxurious bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms, a spacious living room and an alfresco area which overlooks a private 56m heated infinity swimming pool. Both Villas have direct access to the beach. En-suite bathrooms feature a circular bath, separate rain shower, window overlooking the garden, walk-in wardrobe and a secluded open-air garden shower. Doors with views over the turquoise ocean open onto the terrace and infinity pool. A butler is at your service 24 hours a day.
Children are well looked after at Maradiva Villas with a dedicated kid's club with friendly and well trained staff on hand to entertain the children upon request. The Mini Club welcomes children from the age of 4 to 12 and there is a babysitting service for those children under 4 years. The club offers a huge range of activities as well as a playground and a safe shallow swimming pool.
The Cilantro - Pan Asian ‘A la carte’ restaurant is open for dinner, which features Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian cuisine. The interactive live cooking teppanyaki counter is a must with a convivial ambiance. Coast2Coast an all day dining restaurant, serves Mediterranean, Mauritian and international cuisines in a relaxed ambiance. Next to the beach, with an open terrace, it offers wonderful views of the turquoise lagoon. The Spa is excellent and offers a range of enlivening holistic treatments and massages. The special baths, scrubs and wraps will exfoliate, moisturise and nourish the skin leaving you fresh and radiant.
Maradiva offers a range of activities including floodlit tennis court, swimming pool, table tennis, fitness center, yoga classes, aqua gym classes, beach volleyball games and the gym.
Pedal Boats, Kayaks, Glass Bottom Boat and Snorkelling trips (trips twice a day), Water Skiing, Windsurfing, Laser Sailing - all equipments are provided by the boat house.
Paid Activities: Speed boat trips, big game fishing, dolphin encounter or catamaran cruises, water ski or windsurfing lessons, Personal trainer, bikes for rent, off-site golf at the 18-hole championship golf course Tamarina Golf course nearby.
Rachel Edgar (Staff)
A fantastic villa only option, Maradiva sits on a beautiful beach on the West Coast. All villas have been recently refurbished and have a light and airy feel with outdoor living spaces and private pools. A great option for guests wanting some privacy from their accommodation with all the facilities you would expect from a hotel.
The dining options are a real treat with a choice of 4 restaurants at Maradiva and a further 3 in their sister hotel, Sands, which is right next door.
Kirsty Harper (Staff)
Maradiva villas is a fantastic choice for guests looking for a villa with the facilities of a resort, they are lovely and spacious with a decent size plunge pool perfect for relaxing. I would recommend the beach front villas just a walk away from the beach but still very private.
Claire Walker (Staff)
Set in beautiful gardens, the villas all offer privacy and space. A wonderful beach looks over some of the Mauritian coastline and also out to sea, white sands and blue waters. Offering a great kids club and choice of dining options it is a great place for families. The villas are really big and give space for families and couples alike.
Victoria Douglas (Staff)
Maradiva is a great couples retreat. The spacious private pool villas are a unique factor and definitely amongst a short supply in Mauritius at a great price. The beach here is a fabulous stretch and I loved the way some of the villas lead directly onto the beach. The only caveat I would give this is that as the beaches are not private you may get a random person wander by your villas so its not as private as one may expect as in other destinations.
There is a small gym here, a tennis court and some water sports however this is a smaller resort and perfect for those seeking real relaxation - a perfect honeymoon retreat.
Sarah Jane Tichacek (Staff)
The Maradiva is located at the far end of a cluster of hotels located on one of the nicest beaches in Mauritius. The villas are currently in the process of being refurbished and are lovely and spacious, although not all of the gardens and pools are 100% private. Shortly there will be the re-introduction of butler service to all of the villas. My lasting memory of Maridiva is the beach, which is really beautiful, and despite the other hotels along the stretch, feels incredibly quiet and peaceful.
Lydia Achard (Staff)
If you like the privacy of having your own pool villa, Maradiva will certainly be the place for you. Occupying one of the best locations on the west coast of the island against the dramatic backdrop of the Tamarin and Rempart mountains. Panoramic views over the Indian Ocean complement architecturally striking thatched villas, each one offering a private pool, outdoor dining terraces, 24-hour butler service and open-air garden showers to wash off the sand as you come in from the beach. While all villas offer ample space to unwind and frolic in elegant splendour, the beachfront, executive and presidential villas command the resort's best beach locations. They are just perfect for couples and families seeking 180-degree ocean views. The pace of life is wonderfully peaceful here. The Maradiva spa is a restful retreat influenced by Indian therapies. Pleasures here include the champi Indian head massage that helps to restore the natural shine and glossiness of the hair fibre and kneads muscular tension from the scalp. For the body, nothing beats the Ayurvedic Abhyanga herbal massage along with a 30 minute consultation with the in-house physician - except, of course, the Nectar of the Gods, a 2 hour pampering aromatherapy massage for two including a rose petal bath and a bottle of champagne. Dining at Maradiva is as much about dining in-villa as it is in-restaurant and you can choose from a selection of dishes from both restaurants which will be served with full table setting, candles and flowers. Bliss!
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.
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.
Discover Mauritius by Rolls Royce Phantom with Picnic
For the ultimate pampering experience, explore Mauritius from the luxury of your private Rolls Royce Phantom and enjoy an exclusive picnic on Plaine Champagne, boasting a backdrop of rugged mountain scenery and overlooking the sparkling ocean.
Diving in Mauritius
Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius provides warm, clear waters, making both snorkeling 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.
Island Escape to Ile Aux Cerfs
Embark on a peaceful sailing to Ile Aux Cerfs and revive your senses whilst taking in the glorious sun and appreciating the beautiful surroundings of the tropical forests.
Learn to Kitesurf in Mauritius
Mauritius is one of the best locations in the world to learn to kitesurf. Large expanses of uncrowded, warm, shallow water, world class instruction and the latest equipment, it is a tough act to follow when looking for somewhere to learn to kitesurf.
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.
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.
Location & directions
West Coast, Mauritius
Mauritius is located 3000 km off the east coast of Africa just north of the Tropic of Capricorn. Maradiva is ideally situated on the West Coast of Mauritius, part of the island famous for its amazing sunsets and its dry and warm climate - even during winter months.
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