Luxury Index: 5/5 This is a very luxurious 5 star hotel. All the staff are friendly and courteous, and every effort is made to ensure that guests are comfortable and relaxed. Romance Factor: Not Rated Yet. Beach: 5/5 The beach is gorgeous and Blue Bay is a Marine Reserve so the snorkelling here is almost certainly the best on the island. Wifi: WiFi connection is limited. Peacefulness: Not Rated Yet. Activities: 4/5 There are alot of water sports and various activities available, as well as a gym, short 9 hole golf course and 2 excellent and beautifully appointed Spas. Spa: TBA Food: 5/5 he main buffet restaurant served excellent food with a very varied choice. In additiion there are 4 restaurants where you have to book in advance and these are all world class. Celeb Magnet: TBA Kids: Great facilities for children and teenagers.
Shandrani Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort in Mauritius. Set on a private peninsula lapped by the Blue Bay Marine Park rich in sea life, Shandrani has three different beaches to discover. A short boat ride inshore takes you to the famous Iles aux Aigrettes nature reserve.
Five restaurants invite you to sample sumptuous dishes served with a choice of the best imported wines. When it comes to sport and leisure, the resort has something for everyone. A range of free land and water sports is at hand including water-skiing and golf. A kitesurf school, a sailing school and a Diving Centre affiliated to PADI and National Geographic will delight all sports enthusiasts. Other facilities include a Spa and a Wellness Centre, both associated to the world-renowned Clarins brand.
All the rooms are sea-facing and possess the following facilities:
- Individually controlled air-conditioning
- Private bathroom with bathtub, shower and separate toilets
- King-size bed or twin single-size beds
- Individual safe
- Telephone with international direct dialling
- Television (satellite channels)
Types of rooms:
- Superior Room (110)
- Superior Beach Front (69)
- Deluxe Room (108)
- Family Apartment (36)
- Senior Suite (2)
- Family Suite (2)
Shandrani Resort & Spa is a hotel where luxury and freedom go hand in hand, and well-being and plenitude are the focus of all expectations. It is not just one but two Spa areas affiliated to Clarins where guests indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation amidst lush tropical surroundings.
La Source Spa
La Source Spa provides a sophisticated setting drawing on an oriental-inspired lifestyle. It features 11 treatment rooms divided into two wings. Hewn from elegant pieces of wood, Moorish-style doors open onto the saunas and hammams. The relaxing rooms open onto a reflecting pool and massage cabins have their own walled gardens. The second wing exudes a zen atmosphere and features treatment rooms designed around a spacious wooden deck. After a treatment, guests are free to relax on the sun deck and help themselves to herbal tea or juice from the bar.
La Source Wellness
The picturesque La Source Wellness creates a blend of luxury and simplicity with private treatment rooms resembling reed shelters set within a tropical haven. The centerpiece is a magnificent pool accentuating the grand dimensions. Accessible by stepping stones in the water, a centuries-old badamier tree makes a perfect focal point while providing the ultimate retreat for relaxation after pampering.
Earth shades and thatched roofs built at tree level ensure the 20 single and double massage cabins blend seamlessly with the surroundings. Framed in a green oasis, the private treatment rooms turn each visit into the ultimate experience. Hibiscus and frangipani trees lend beautiful bursts of colour to the garden while the delicate fragrance of jasmine fills the air.
Restaurants and Bars:
Le Grand Port
Overlooking the beach and the hotel’s main pool Le Grand-Port, the hotel’s main restaurant, serves excellent international and local fare. It is the perfect option to sample new recipes sourced around the globe while enjoying the convivial atmosphere which centres around the buffets and live cooking stations.
If you are looking for an upmarket dining experience, head for Le Boucanier, the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant. The restaurant’s wooden deck combines with soft lighting to create a cosy, comfortable, welcoming ambiance.
Close to the Sirius restaurant, the Teak Elephant, specialises in Thai cuisine and delights guests with its elegant setting opening up onto Shandrani’s golf course.
Specialising in fine Italian and Mediterranean-style cuisine, the Porto Vecchio restaurant is a gem with its casual, yet elegant atmosphere.
If you fancy light tropical cuisine, opt for Le Sirius restaurant, located at the tip of the peninsula. It has a great atmosphere.
Available to kids aged 3 to 12 years, Shandrani’s mini-club is housed in a Creole-style house, attractively fenced in the heart of the tropical gardens. Both indoor and outdoor areas were designed and furnished with miniature furniture and special accessories for children’s enjoyment and comfort. A traditional swing and a jungle gym guarantee loads of fun in the gardens. The mini-club interiors consist of a large room divided into smaller activity corners dedicated to painting classes, TV watching and book reading.
Land Based Activities:
- Beachcomber Sport & Nature (an exclusive eco-tourism programme combining trekking, kayaking and canyoning)
- Bicycle riding
- Table tennis
- Tennis (6 floodlit courts)
- Personal training
Water Based Activities:
- Glass-bottom boat
- Pedal boat
- Shandrani’s speedboat is available for private excursions
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