It’s difficult to picture a scene more perfect than the spectacular resort of Shanti Maurice, on the south coast of the diverse island of Mauritius. Spread over 36 acres of lush sub-tropical flora, and framed by the dazzling white of one of Mauritius’ most beautiful beaches, the resort is flecked with spacious and stylish thatched-roof villas. Meanwhile, a network of wooden walkways, hidden ponds, orchards and tropical gardens are set against a backdrop of crystal blue sea and endless coral gardens. This is the ultimate Indian Ocean holiday.
Things To Do At Shanti Maurice
A winner of multiple awards, including Tatler Travel Guide’s ‘Most Heavenly Hideaway’, Shanti Maurice's reputation speaks for itself. Your luxury holiday to Mauritius will pamper you from start to finish, beginning with the resort’s brand new luxury arrival and departure lounge. The Shanti Spa at Shanti Maurice is an award-winner too; specially trained experts deliver centuries-old Ayurvedic techniques combined with contemporary therapies, set to a perfectly serene tropical backdrop. Activity hunters are also very well catered for. There are sheltered tennis courts on site, and guests can also pick from a range of excursions including horse riding, crocodile park visits, submarine trips, parasailing and mountain biking alongside a wealth of watersports from the Shanti Maurice private beach.
Shanti Maurice is a perfect getaway for golf enthusiasts too: from guests staying at this resort on their Mauritius holiday can take advantage of a unique golfing experience at Peter Matkovitch-designed Avalon Golf & Country Club with free unlimited green fees at the 18 hole. In addition to this, the package includes shuttle service, one golf cart plus a tray of driving range balls. Shuttles to the course operate throughout the day, and the journey takes approximately 25 minutes. Lastly, the children will be well looked after while the adults indulge in the above activities. ‘Les Petits Dodos’ kids club, open from 10am - 10pm, is perfect for younger guests from 3 - 11 years old.
Dining at Shanti Maurice
To follow on their celebration of cultural authenticity, Shanti Maurice's signature restaurant, Stars, has developed an all-new food concept: Aquacasia showcases traditional Indian Ocean home cooking and highlights each different island’s unique culinary style. Fish Shack, the resort’s rustic-chic beachfront eatery, brings the bounty of the surrounding seas to the table, while the Rum Shed, taking design cues from old island rum shops, echoes the spirit of a bygone era, serving up an authentically Mauritian dining experience.
Please note: Gentlemen are advised to wear long trousers and closed shoes for dinner, in keeping with the universal dress code for hotels in Mauritius.