The Sands Resort and Spa

Star Rating: 4 Star Hotel

Located in: – West Coast

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Hotel of Mauritius Rating

Luxury Index: 4/5 The Sands Resort is a four star deluxe hotel. The hotel offered comfort and tranquillity as well as friendly and very efficient staff that assisted to any and every need. All areas of the hotel certainly met the four star requirements.
Romance Factor: 5/5  The setting on the beach was absolutely magical. The Sands resort is the ideal getaway for couples seeking comfort, serenity and romance.
Beach: 3.5/5 Picture perfect, the white sand and crystal clear ocean is the most beautiful view to look out too. The water is warm which makes swimming and water sports that much more enjoyable. It is advisable to wear the correct water shoes as the coral can be dangerous in certain areas. The lagoon in front of the hotel is surrounded by rocks reducing the amount of coral and creating more suitable swimming conditions.
Wifi: 5/5. Wi-Fi is accessible in every room as well as in the entertainment and dining areas.
Peacefulness: 5/5 The hotel is very tranquil and calming. The lapping of the gentle waves on the shore is the only background sound which can be heard throughout both the day and night.
Activities: 5/5 the hotel offers a wide variety of activities free of charge. Some of the activities include the following;
Beach and water sports such as touring on the glass bottom boat, kayaking, paddle boating, deep sea fishing, sailing, and snorkelling, scuba diving in the nearby coral reefs, water skiing and windsurfing. Land sports such as tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball and mountain biking.
Spa: Not Rated Yet. Food: 4/5 Both breakfast and dinner was served as a buffet which featured a wide selection of international cuisine as well as Mauritian delicacies. Every evening the food would be prepared according to a different theme. This allowed for a great variation and made every meal time a real experience. Celeb Magnet: Not Rated Yet. Kids: 4/5 The hotel offers activities for children of all ages.

Le canonnier Ile Maurice

Situated on the west coast of the island, the Sands Resort is a hideaway for couples seeking tranquility, comfort and personalized service.

The view across the lagoon and the bay of Tamarin with the majestic ‘Le Morne’ mountain in the distance offers grandiose scenery.

The over 250 m long white sandy beach is well protected and the crystal clear lagoon is suitable for water sports.

The beautifully landscaped gardens of the hotel provide the right backdrop for the superb Mauritian architecture of the complex

A wide variety of land and water sports is on offer. A unique feature of the resort is its Wellness Centre built in the branches of a banyan tree where therapists soothe body and mind.
The hotel is also known for its unique mini-club housed in an ancient lighthouse.


All rooms possess the following facilities:

  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Hair-dryer
  • Telephone with international direct dialling
  • Television (satellite channels)
  • Individual safe

Types of rooms:

  • Honeymoon Suite Sea-facing (4)
  • Standard Sea-facing (48)
  • Standard Garden & Pool view (56)
  • Superior Sea-facing (62)
  • Superior Garden & Pool view (50)
  • Family Duplex Sea-facing (24)
  • Family Duplex Garden & Pool view (20)
  • Family Apartment Garden view (20)


An ample array of personal services is available to make your stay a perfect experience.

Wellness Centre Conference Room
Swimming-pool Beautiful Gardens
1x Bar 2x Restaurants
Sports Centre Near by Child Friendly facilities


There are a whole host of activities to keep you and your family entertained at all times:

Sport Centre – Sauna, aerobics, yoga, etc. Wellness Centre
Swimming-pool Bars and clubs
Deep-sea fishing Kids club for children
Water activities – scuba diving, wind surfing, swimming, etc. Boat trips