The Residence Mauritius

Star Rating: 5 Star Hotel

Located in: Belle Mare – East Coast

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Hotel of Mauritius Rating

Luxury Index: Not Rated Yet. Romance Factor: Not recommended as a romantic destination during school holidays as there are many kids. Beach: There is a large amount of small bits of coral along the shoreline so you can’t walk into the water barefoot.  Wifi: TBA. Peacefulness: Very peaceful and quite atmosphere. Activities: They have Scuba diving, sailing and waterskiing. Pool facilities include a kids paddling pool and 3 large main pools that overlap. Spa: TBA. Food: At meal times, there is always a set menu, which is free – or you can opt to pay a little more for other dishes, which we did fairly regularly. Celeb Magnet: TBA Kids:  The Kids’ Club has a good selection of activities to keep the children busy. The staff at the Plantation are also fantastic with children and spoil

The Residence - Lobby

Situated on the east coast alongside a mile-long beach of immaculate white sand fringed by tropical gardens, a refined and deliciously nostalgic decor, butler service worthy of the colonial palaces of yesteryear and exotic and delicate cuisine are just some of the ingredients which have contributed to the success of this luxury hotel in Mauritius.

Voted the best hotel in Mauritius, The Residence Mauritius ranked 13th overall, across the Middle East, Africa and Indian Ocean at the UK Conde Nast Traveller Reader Travel Awards 2009.


The Residence Mauritius offers 135 rooms, from 54 to 58 m2 and 28 suites, from 86 to 164 m2 decorated with an inspired blend of sobriety and elegance. Reliving the magnificence and splendour of yesteryear’s palaces, a butler is assigned to each suite and room of The Residence Mauritius who will unpack and pack your luggage, run a bath and take care of your laundry and provide ironing service. Each Room comes with the following amenities:

  • 24 hour Private Butler Service
  • Air-conditioning
  • Satellite LCD television
  • Internet access
  • DVD player
  • Direct-dial telephones
  • Mini-bar and electronic safe


  • Colonial Garden View Room
  • Colonial Ocean View Room
  • Colonial Ocean Front Room

The Residence - Colonial Ocean View Room


  • Colonial Garden View Junior Suites
  • Colonial Garden View Senior Suites
  • Colonial Ocean View Suites
  • Colonial Ocean Front Suites



The Residence - SpaThe Sanctuary is a 600 m2 temple of relaxation dedicated to the well being of the body and the mind offering a wide choice of massages, custom-made programmes and treatments. More than a massage or sports centre, the Sanctuary offers a unique concept in Mauritius with its original environment taking its inspiration from “zen” philosophy and where every consideration is given to your particular need.

Our beauty and hair care has been designed by the prestigious French brand CARITA. This luxury French cosmetic brand has developed an exclusive concept called “Haute Beauté”, a reference to the elegance of the fashion term “Haute Couture”.

The ultimate in luxury: one of the nine cabins is located in the middle of a tropical garden overlooking the lagoon, where beauty treatments and massages are performed in the softness of the sea breeze.


The Residence - RestaurantThe Dining Room – The restaurant 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. A sumptuous breakfast offers both Western and local specialities, as well as a selection of freshly squeezed fruit juices. The atmosphere of the restaurant and cuisine changes to an à la carte menu in the evening. The heady spices of Mauritius are combined with international recipes, producing a fusion of enticing flavors.

The Residence - Restaurant The VerandahThe Verandah – The lunch menu features a choice of exciting light dishes served around the pool overlooking the sea. An impressive selection of toasted sandwiches, oven cooked pizzas, generous salads and homemade ice creams are offered.

The Residence - Restaurant The PlantationThe Plantation – The marriage of a spectacular oceanfront setting with an original approach to the freshest seafood and Creole cuisine has made this restaurant one of the favorites of the island. At night, live Sega dancing performances and original local entertainment are provided several times a week. The restaurant is a planter’s house by the beach.


Kids Club MauritiusInspired by a sugar-cane plantation house, The Planters Kids Club is nestled in a wondrous tropical park set just steps from the beach. Children from 3 to 12 can romp around the Club’s 400 square metres, free of charge, enjoying the conviviality of the house or the fun of the playgrounds in the surrounding gardens.

For the children’s delight, a creative and efficient team of professionals will supervise a wide choice of activities. The programme includes treasure hunts, snorkelling classes, sports competitions, face painting, hikes and picnics, glass-bottom boat tours, theme days, pony rides, and much more. At night, The Planters Kids Club also offers evening entertainment, fashion shows, plays, films, or activities related to the magic world of fairy tales.




  • Water skiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Hobie Cat
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Paddle boat
  • Snorkelling
  • Canoe and Kayak

(At cost)

  • Deep sea fishing (6 persons maximum)
  • Catamaran Cruise
  • Undersea walk
  • Scuba diving

Landsports & Activities:


  • 3 floodlit tennis courts
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness equipment
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

(At cost)

  • Horse Riding
  • Tennis Lesson


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