On the less developed south coast of Mauritius, the boutique Shanti Maurice Resort & Spa boasts pristine white beaches and an award-winning spa. Luxurious suites and villas are spread across 36 acres of exotic gardens, providing excellent facilities for families as well as privacy and romance for honeymooners and couples. Guests can also take advantage of Shanti's 'unlimited golf offer' at the nearby Avalon Estate & Country Club.
The resort's suites and villas are ocean facing, some with beach access, with all villas having private pools, while the spa is renowned for its exclusive treatments, yoga and Ayurveda therapies. You'll also have the chance to indulge in a unique range of special 'Shanti Moments' - from a Champagne breakfast or a beach birthday celebration to a Wine & More 'Art de Vigne' experience or a nostalgic private movie night on the beach, there's numerous options to suit all budgets and tastes.
The resort has a quiet, relaxed mood with just 61 spacious villas and suites. All have ocean views and feature natural colours, luxurious interiors with much use of local materials. The resort's 17 villas boast relaxing private pools including 6 that are beachfront, perfect for a family holiday in Mauritius; in particular, three Luxury Double Suite Pool Villas can sleep up to 4 adults & 4 children, while the 3-bedroom Shanti Villa has an enviable beachside position and a range of amenities to ensure guests want for nothing. The latter encompasses 1000 sq. metres of living and leisure space, with optional butler service; it can also be booked as a 1 or 2-bedroom unit in shoulder and high seasons only.
An exceptional dining experience awaits at Shanti Maurice via its four restaurants. Stars, with four distinct dining areas and home of "Aquacasia" cuisine, celebrates the diversity of the Indian Ocean, entwined with a mastery of spice; the rustic beachside Fish Shack serves fresh seafood and barbecue specialities; while the Rum Shed bar & grill has a la carte comfort food and grills.... as well as 180 different types of rum from around the world! For a different culinary experience, visit Grandma's Kitchen for authentic Mauritian home cooking in a delightful garden setting. In-suite/villa dining is available of course while Red Ginger Bar & Pool Lounge is perfect for a cocktail while contemplating the magical sunset.
The award winning Shanti Spa, one of the largest in the Indian Ocean, is renowned for its range of exclusive treatments and popular with honeymoon couples and guests celebrating anniversaries. Look forward to revitalising therapies, yoga activities, nutritional advice, Ayurveda and meditation pavilions, plus fully equipped fitness and Pilates areas.
For active pursuits, a superb choice of water sports includes stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing and kayaks, while diving can also be arranged from the nearby PADI dive centre. On land, there are two floodlit tennis courts and mountain biking, while for lovers of golf, the 'Shanti Maurice unlimited golf offer' includes complimentary green fee at the nearby 18-hole Avalon Golf Estate & Country Club, including golf carts and driving range. For family's, the resort's fabulous Explorers kids club has its own toddler's pool and offers a weekly, fun-filled programme with activities tailored to different age groups from 4 months to 11 years. Open from 10am to 10pm daily, there's also complimentary movies on some evenings in the open-air cinema. A babysitting service is also available for a nominal charge.
You also have the opportunity to indulge in a range of special 'Shanti Moments' during your stay, a unique selection of private, unforgettable moments. From a Champagne breakfast or a beach birthday celebration to a Wine & More 'Art de Vigne' experience, private island barbecue dinner or a nostalgic private movie night on the beach, there's numerous options to suit all budgets and tastes. Just speak to one of the Mahlatini experts for details about all the Shanti Moments available.
To make your Mauritius holiday even more special, try one or two of our authentic Mauritius Experiences - choose from street food discovery tours to unique bicycle tours and even short-break add-on's that give you 1 or 2-night stays in unconventional locations. Why not try an 'Electro Bike Discovery Tour'? With a guide, these power-assisted bikes let you discover more of the island's beautiful landscapes as well as meet local inhabitants. Options include a half day tour of the south-west coast between Bel Ombre and the fishing village of Le Morne, or alternatively head to the mountains for a choice of either half day or full day tours around the picturesque village of Chamarel and the Seven Coloured Earths, including a visit to a local rum distillery! Bike helmets are included and a safety car also travels with the group. Private return car transfers are included between your hotel and the start/finish points. Please speak to us for further details.
A 45 minute private car transfer from Mauritius' Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.
Water sports include pedalo's, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling, aqua yoga and aqua gym. Kite surfing, parasailing, diving and fishing can also be arranged. Two floodlit tennis courts, mountain biking and bocceball. Unlimited free golf at the nearby 18-hole Avalon Golf Estate. Excursions to nearby attractions such as Blue Bay Marine Park, the southern mountains and Black River Gorges. Shanti Spa & fitness centre. Explorers Kids Club & Mini-Club (4months - 11 years). Babysitting service. Complimentary Wifi in rooms and public areas of the resort.
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We felt like VIPs from the second we entered Shanti Maurice. Our villa was amazing and we had a bottle of bubbles, fruit and chocolate waiting for us. The food was out of this world! Our favourite meal of the whole holiday was at Kaze Mama, the curries were the best we'd had! The spa was amazing and we then had sushi and aperol spritz lying by the spa pool…
I've never had people willing to help like this. They made us a special beach dinner with sabering champagne, a private butler and chef, and was just breathtakingly perfect. Couldn't find anything wrong other than it wasn't long enough.
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