For the ultimate Mauritius Family holiday we offer KidsOnly which is a fully supervised club for children ages 3-11 years old. The complimentary club offers a range of daily programmes and age-appropriate activities between the hours of 10am and 10pm. Daily supervised themed activity programmes are adapted to all age groups with a focus on discovery, education, local culture, nature, sports, arts and crafts.
The KidsOnly Club is a shipwreck theme following the original Le Saint Géran story with sails, wood plank walls, barrels and centre post to simulate ship elements. There is a games and arts and crafts area; a computer room featuring four slim Apple iMacs, printing facilities and Wi-Fi access; a movie room equipped with seventh generation video game systems and the latest games for all ages; plus a colorful Toddler room with dedicated outside sand play area.
The large exterior playground features a swimming pool and private dining area leading to an extended grass play area. A variety of exciting themed activities, run by professional KidsOnly counselors await all young guests and their families for a memorable experience.
Children under three years old must always be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Baby-sitters are available at a nominal charge.
Dressed as mini-gardeners and equipped with watering cans, children aged 3-11 can explore and discover local flora through the Summer in the Garden programme. With instruction from the resident gardener and under supervision of the KidsOnly Coordinator, children are invited to indulge in an afternoon of gardening and discovery at the resort’s Kids Only herb garden.
ACTIVITIES & EXCURSION
Rejuvenate, restore and revitalize in tropical surroundings. Classes are held for all different levels to improve strength, flexibility and balance. These expert-led sessions involve beautiful, calming sequences of asanas (postures), breathing exercises and relaxation of body tension. The lush Gary Player 9-hole, par-33 course, complete with its own clubhouse and One&Only Golf Academy, offers complimentary green fees for guests. Instruction for players of any level is available at the One&Only Golf Academy, from intensive training with video analysis, to fine-tuning game play on the practice range followed by 9 holes with the pro, to a fun day on the greens with the whole family.
Tee times can be booked at the Hugh Baicchi-designed 18-hole Legend course nearby. Surrounded by palm trees and the lagoon – and illuminated for night play, too – five north-facing synthetic grass courts are available for play anytime day or night. The resort's tennis pro is also available for individual coaching.
Hours of operation Open Daily from 7am to 9pm.
Private lessons (available in 30-min, 45-min, 1 hr, and 1.5 hr sessions)
Semi-private classes (two or more players in 1 lesson; duration same as above)
Tennis Lesson Package 4 lessons offered Monday – Friday (lessons must be taken between 8:30 and 11:30am)
A 30-minute KidsOnly group class offered on Mondays A 30-minute adult group class is also offered, schedule determined at resort.
Weekly Doubles Tournament is held every Wednesday afternoon. On an island regarded for its fabulous waterfalls, coastline, flora and fauna, guests may discover nature reserves, reefs for snorkeling, hiking trails, and the Botanical Pamplemousses Garden, known for its collection of indigenous and exotic plants, including the giant water lilies and the talipot palm, which is meant to flower every sixty years and then die.
Port Louis, capital city of Mauritius, bustles with shopping at the vibrant Caudan waterfront and the colourful market fragrant with the scent of exotic spices.
Not to be missed is a visit to Mahebourg, where an 18th century colonial residence houses the Naval Museum. Here, numerous relics recovered from shipwrecks are on display with a collection of maps and etchings depicting the legend of 'Paul et Virginie,' the Bernardin de Saint-Pierre story of innocent young love that is so synonymous with the natural beauty and history of Mauritius. One&Only Le Saint Géran is near the site of the legendary Le Saint Géran shipwreck immortalized in Bernardin de Saint Pierre’s novel. The clear waters around Mauritius make this a superb dive destination, while the protection afforded by the reef makes the ideal condition for novices.
Certified PADI diving center is managed by Blues Diving and all dives are accompanied by an instructor.
Complimentary diving initiations are available and the training sessions are practiced in the swimming pool.
Diving lessons are conducted within the PADI standards and can be booked a few days in advance throughout the year at a nominal fee.
A few important details, if you are a diver, please bring with you the necessary diving certification cards and logs books, the minimum age to dive is ten years and for persons over 60 years, a medical certificate is required. With the calm waters of the cove, One&Only Le Saint Géran provide the ideal conditions for amazing fun water sports adventure. One&Only Le Saint Géran partnered with TerrOcean to widen its water sport activities and enhance guests’ experience.
Complimentary water sports abound at One&Only Le Saint Géran, with the calm water of the lagoon providing the ideal conditions for kayaks, pedal boats, stand up paddle, water-skiing, water bikes and the coral-sea lagoon on the ocean side offering exceptional snorkeling, windsurfing, Hobie Cats, a mono-hull lasers.
The vast white sand beach and the challenging reef waves make the resort one of the prime kite surfing destination on the island. One&Only Le Saint Géran is a paradise for water-lovers, for beginners private waterskiing or kite surfing lessons with an IKO approved instructor is available. The instructor will assist you with any personalized coaching requirements you may need, both offering novice to advanced instruction.
All water sports are offered complimentary, with the exception of kite surfing, Master Craft course, fishing, parasailing adventures and banana boat, tube and speedboat rides, which are available for a nominal price.
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden With over 8,000 specimens of 800 different species of palms and plants encompassing 37 hectares, the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden is well worth a visit.
L’Aventure du Sucre
Discover the fascinating role of Mauritius' sugar cane history on the island at this interactive exhibition located in the centre of a restored factory.
An interesting geological attraction, commonly referred to as Seven Coloured Earth, Chamarel features an undulating ground of varied coloured sand, swirled with patches of blue, green, red, purple and yellow earth, apparently caused by the weathering of volcanic rocks. The nearby Chamarel waterfall emerges from the moors and primeval vegetation and is startlingly beautiful.