Shanti Maurice

5* out of 5 stars

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.

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Accommodation

Junior Suite Ocean View (first floor)

The first-floor Ocean View Junior Suites offer guests large amounts of space and gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean. Designed to blend modernity with practicality, they’re housed in attractive villa buildings with four suites per villa. Like all guest accommodation at Shanti Maurice, the suites are equipped with plasma TVs, DVD players and broadband Internet access.

Junior Suite Ocean View (ground floor)

The ground-floor Ocean View Junior Suites offer guests large amounts of space. Designed to blend modernity with practicality, they’re housed in attractive villa buildings with four suites per villa. Like all guest accommodation at Shanti Maurice, the suites are equipped with plasma TVs, DVD players and broadband Internet access.

Junior Suite Ocean Front (first floor)

Located on the first floor, these Ocean Front Junior Suites offer guests spacious areas complete with all the luxurious amenities they need on their holiday to Mauritius. The Junior Suite Ocean Front units face the Indian Ocean, giving guests a soothing ambience from their room. When you add all the extra amenities provided with the room, this is luxury at its finest. 

Junior Suite Beachfront (ground floor)


Kick back and relax in your spacious suite only steps away from the resort's gorgeous white-sand beach. Designed to blend modernity with practicality, the ground floor suites have direct access to the beach, as well as an outdoor rain shower, while the suites on the first floor have large balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean. As well as large bedrooms and bathrooms, each Junior Suite has a separate dressing room with an open closet and dressing table.

Ocean View Pool Villa

With dense private gardens shielding your villa from the beach and surrounding paths, you’ll feel completely at ease as lunch is served in your shady dining pavilion. Covering up to 208 sq. metres, the eight Luxury Pool Villas have a swimming pool, a garden and an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor rain shower and lounge beds. ‘Sala’ pavilions, for dining or relaxation, stand in the garden, while the interior accommodation includes a large bedroom, bathroom and a separate dressing room with a walk-in closet and dressing table.

Beachfront Suite Pool Villa

Enjoy the best of the beach in your spacious suite when you book the Beachfront Suite Pool Villa. Just steps from the white-sandy shores, guests can also make use of their large private pool and terrace. This is luxury redefined at Shanti Maurice. 

Two Bedroom Ocean View Double Suite Pool Villa

The Ocean View Double Suite Pool Villa provides a truly luxurious and sophisticated family retreat. Located close to the beach and surrounded by its own private exotic gardens, our double suite villa comes complete with extra space for the whole family.

The Villa includes a private temperature-controlled swimming pool, separate dining pavilion, Jacuzzi bed, and is within touching distance of the Indian Ocean and our beach. The family villa is 675 sq. metres in size and includes an en suite master bedroom and an additional bedroom with king size bed, LCD flat panel display with a variety of international channels, entertainment system, high speed Wi-Fi, coffee- and tea facilities, Espresso machines, mini bars, a comfortable sitting area, wooden writing desk, and a spacious bathroom and dressing room. You can also enjoy your walk-in closet, over sized bathtub, rain shower, outdoor shower and private reserved sunbeds with kiosk.

Two Bedroom Ocean Front Double Suite Pool Villa

The Ocean Front Double Suite Pool Villa provides a truly luxurious and sophisticated family retreat. Located close to the beach and surrounded by its own private exotic gardens, our double suite villa comes complete with extra space for the whole family.

The Villa includes a private temperature-controlled swimming pool, separate dining pavilion, Jacuzzi bed, and is within touching distance of the Indian Ocean and our beach. The family villa is 675 sq. metres in size and includes an en suite master bedroom and an additional bedroom with king size bed, LCD flat panel display with a variety of international channels, entertainment system, high speed Wi-Fi, coffee- and tea facilities, Espresso machines, mini bars, a comfortable sitting area, wooden writing desk, and a spacious bathroom and dressing room. You can also enjoy your walk-in closet, over sized bathtub, rain shower, outdoor shower and private reserved sunbeds with kiosk.

Three Bedroom Shanti Villa

Spread over 1,000 sqm, the Shanti Villa is tailor-made for every stay, for a couple who wish to appreciate intimate privacy, a family getaway, or a glad reunion in its idyllic peninsula location with privacy and unobstructed views on the open sea. The Villa comprises of three bedrooms: two master bedrooms with king size beds and a third bedroom with twin beds, each with outdoor rain shower. A separate dining space is available and an adjacent kitchen, allowing guests the option of seeking the services of the resort’s dedicated butler during their stay.

Steps down from its spacious living area, the temperature-controlled private pool (140 sqm) is built-in with Jaccuzi beds and large decking, enclosed courtyards and a wrap-around balcony with exotically landscaped private gardens.

Facilities

  • All Inclusive Dine-Around Option
  • All Inclusive Option
  • Babysitting facilities
  • Big Game Fishing
  • Dive sites
  • Early check-in & Late check-out
  • Family rooms
  • Half Board Dine-Around Option
  • Inter-leading rooms available
  • Kids & Teens Club
  • PADI dive school
  • Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Villas with pool
  • Watersports
  • Wedding packages available

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Food & Drink

Fish Shack

The celebrated Fish Shack at Shanti Maurice, offering the most authentic Mauritian evening on the Island, has become an instant hit with guests and discerning locals alike. The rustic beach-side barbecue, elevated by lantern-light and the sound of waves breaking on the reef, is an unforgettable feast under the stars. The freshest fish, meat and game is grilled on request and served with a selection of salads and herbs picked from our garden a few hours earlier. The menu, depending on the previous night’s catch and the morning market, might include grilled prawns, lobster, sea bass, tuna, snappers, chicken and lamb chops. Cocktails feature rum from the local distillery, while the beer selection introduces the finest offerings from the village brewery. Sega dancers regularly wow guests with the captivating beats and rhythms of the national song and dance. This is a Mauritian experience not to be missed.

La Kaze Mama

Shanti Maurice is inviting gastronomes to experience the art of Mauritian home cooking with its latest food initiative: La Kaze Mama. Combining two of the hotel’s most popular dining experiences; Grandma’s Kitchen and the Herb Garden BBQ, the new experience will enable guests to taste truly authentic Mauritian home cooking in a memorable outdoor setting.

Picnics

Spread over 36 acres of tropical gardens, with breathtaking views of the hills and Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice offers many shady picnic spots. All you need do is pick your favourite one, where you will be provided with all essential picnic accessories, from the wine cooler to the cushions. Chefs can create wholesome meals ranging from simple salads to fresh fish and game. A salad of sautéed shrimps, avocado, papaya, mango, hearts of palm, pear tomatoes, almonds and sweet and sour vinaigrette, accompanied by a bottle of cold Chablis, is typical picnic fare.

Red Ginger Lounge

This lounge bar is the place to meet for a lunchtime drink, pre-dinner aperitif or late-night cocktails. By day, the bar offers views across the glistening waters of the infinity pool and beyond to the Indian Ocean. At night, discrete lighting picks out the sculptures and foliage in the exotic poolside gardens. The lounge offers alfresco and indoor dining options with a wide-ranging menu and wine list. Every evening, whilst the bar team mix classic cocktails, local musicians provide entertainment, bringing Mauritian culture and sounds alive.

Rum Shed

Known as the social hubs of the Island, Rum Shops are the places to go to and share a laugh, a story and a drink. Step up to the counter and order some gateau piment, samosas or dholl-puri. Add a little of the local green chilli sauce, rum cocktail or a beer then join in, what is sure to be a lively conversation about a number of things - sports, politics, world affairs or nothing in particular. You will be well on your way to enjoying a true Mauritian experience.

Stars

Stars, serving the finest, freshest Cape food, shines at night. With exquisite, perfectly prepared dishes and a setting offering views over a starlit Indian Ocean, the restaurant turns dinner into a memorable occasion. This is the place to lose track of time as the hours slip by as you savour your favourite wine. The culinary influences are South African, but the ingredients are primarily local. Executive Chef Willibald Reinbacher and his team create simple yet lightly-designed dishes that excel in execution and flavour. Likewise the wine list, reflects the tastes of the Cape, along with the best that the Old World has to offer. This Autumn, the fiery flavours and culinary diversity of the bounty of the Indian Ocean are brought to ‘Stars’ restaurant at Shanti Maurice with the launch of a new cuisine, Aquacasia. Showcasing an unforgettable mix of authentic and artisanal offerings, Aquacasia captures the heart and soul of each island’s love of food, entwined with a mastery of spice. Stars offers a perfect setting overlooking a starlit Indian Ocean, turning a dining experience into a memorable occasion; the perfect place to lose track of time whilst sipping and savouring fine wines from around the world and an unforgettable Aquacasian menu.