Specially designed Kids Club is set within its own grounds beside the Nira Spa and comes complete with its own toddler’s pool, games room (including snooker, table football and tennis), children’s DVD films, computers, Play Station and Wii games.
Les Petits Dodos Kids Club welcome Kids as from 3 to 12 yrs (3yrs- Potty trained). Babysitting service available for kids under 3 yrs old. Unlimited access to and use of facilities between 8:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.
A weekly activities programme, crammed with fun-filled pursuits, such as flower making, kids yoga, face painting and musical games ensure our younger guests are entertained during their stay with us. In addition, field trips are arranged to the nearby Crocodile park and Casela bird sanctuary, where younger ones can make friends of the furry or scaled variety.
ACTIVITIES & EXCURSION
Yoga as practiced at Shanti Maurice is completely traditional in form and stems from the roots of Hatha Yoga, with adaptations to suit individual needs. It is a disciplined science encompassing all aspects of life in different ways and on different levels to balance the mind, body and spirit leading ultimately to perfect health. AquaFit is a low impact, exercise in water activity that provides good cardiovascular and muscular exercise for all and is suitable for people of all ages and abilities. Water offers a natural resistance to movement which means muscles and work harder without tiring. Maintain and improve strength, stamina and suppleness, as well as increase cardiovascular fitness in this class. In the Nira Spa at Shanti Maurice, teachers are trained in the original Pilates method, also called true Pilates, led by Master Trainer Romana Kryzanowska; ensuring that the experience we provide is pure and authentic. Classes are personalized sessions of 50 minutes, during which we utilize the Gratz apparatus in our well equipped studio, as well performing mat-work exercises. Any resort golf course needs to provide a challenge for the better player, yet offer a playable and enjoyable experience for the recreational golfer. Located a short 10 minute drive away from the Estate, Heritage Golf Club has found the right balance and variation in length of holes, width of fairways, green sizes and ultimately the risk and reward element that is crucial on any championship layout. This is a golf course, designed by South African architect Peter Matkovitch, with passion, love and attention to detail. The resort offers two floodlit tennis courts, both of which are naturally sheltered by the landscaped gardens that surround them. The Concierge can provide a playing partner or for those wishing to improve their game, can arrange a private coaching session with a tennis professional. Additionally, complimentary group tennis initiation is offered. Please contact the Concierge Team for more details. From dolphin watching to kayaking, the activities arranged by our team at the boathouse include most aquatic pursuits. Our fully qualified staff arrange regular group sailing and windsurfing initiation classes, along with snorkeling sessions and kayaking.
Deep-sea fishing, waterskiing and other activities are available on request, to practice outside the Estate.
Mauritius, the island of incomparable beauty situated in the Indian Ocean is home to some of the world's most breathtaking coral reefs and marine life ever to be seen. Full with hundreds of bright-colored fish, the underwater world of Mauritius can be deemed a natural wonder. Both beginners and certified divers can be sure to have safe and enjoyable dives in these perfect conditions. It is exciting to explore and get close to the amazing life at the coral reefs that surround Mauritius. Scuba divers in Mauritius are spoil for choice of dive sites. There are numerous dive sites all over the island. Beginners can start at the shallow side of the ocean, whereas experienced divers can head straight for the more adventurous dive sites such as cliffs, caverns, reefs, pinnacles and wrecks. Each dive becomes a unique experience when looking at colorful fish like the butterfly and soldier fish, large corals, majestic lion fish, giant lobsters, scorpion fish, stone fish, barracudas - and with a bit of luck you will get to see dolphins or water turtles. It is the Southern end of the West coast that offer the best Kite and windsurfing conditions. Beginners and confirmed kiters can enjoy the vastness of the La Prairie/Baie du Cap lagoon, providing a shallow and safe environment and allows down-wind glides to Le Morne. (The lagoon of La Prairie is too shallow for windsurfing.) The Le Morne spot is the winner of all spots of Mauritius. Due to the landscape that strongly boosts the prevailing South-Easterly winds in winter and due to a very specific and local thermal wind in summer, this spot offers ideal conditions 11 months a year (February being the exception.) The La Preneuse and Flic en Flac spots are adequate essentially for kiters of intermediary to confirmed levels and only when the wind is thermal, from the West or North-West, (i.e. mainly outside winter period.) They are good spots to start and sail down-wind to Le Morne. Experience an adventurous Quad Biking activity in the most amazing natural setting! 2 hours of quad-biking excursion in the 4,500 hectares of Yemen natural reserve park. The quad biking trip allows one to discover the safari park whilst observing the wild animals from close in their natural habitat.
You will enjoy 2 hours of intense pleasure, appreciating the thrill of riding the quad bike and the charm that prevails in the reserve. This quad biking trip offers the ultimate combination of quad biking trip with a safari exploration. More than a quad bike outing, it is a trip through a real safari where as part of the trip you will have the opportunity to see the many animals inhabiting the park. The quad bike course takes you up the park heels, own some valleys and across rivers whilst enjoying the breathtaking surrounding and the beauty of the reserve. You can enjoy this amazing experience as individual or together with your partner - You have a choice between riding a single-sit quad bike suitable for 1 person and a double-sits quad, ideal for 2 passengers. Children under the age of 16 (and above the age of 8) can enjoy this quad biking activity along side an adult seated on a double quad bike. The quad biking trip is done in groups led by the park’s experienced guides. The guides are there to lead the way, explain about the park, the animals and the flora you will encounter along the way and answer all your questions. No experience is required to ride the quad bike. The quad bike’s controls are very easy to learn and master and within minutes you will feel like an experienced quad bike driver. Black River Gorges Natural Park Hike – Half Day hiking including a picnic lunch. Come and experience the true beauty of the nature of Mauritius. The Black River Gorges is worth visiting for all trekkers, as well as for the pure nature lovers and bird-watchers. The Black River Gorges is the largest national park in Mauritius. Famous for its waterfalls, vistas and hiking, the gorge is in the central highlands, making it cooler than much of the island. The "Black River Gorges" National park is a national park in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius. The park extends over an area of 6,754 hectares. With the help of the guides, you will discover Mauritius' natural heritage in this unique area which is also the location of one of the rarest forests in the world. It harbors about 311 species of native and endemic flowering plants and 9 species of birds, which are found only in Mauritius. This hike will take you into the heart of the indigenous forest with many panoramic views. You will also get to a river where you can have a swim. During the trip you will learn about the natives, the vegetation as well as on the endemic and exotic bird life.
The views you will encounter during this hike are breathtaking: A wide, beautiful gorge (canyon) curving dramatically down between a series of mountains. Beautiful waterfall scampering down the hillside with a range of mountains behind them and many more. The park protects most of the island's remaining rainforest. Many endemic plants and animals can be found in the park, including the Mauritian flying fox and all of the island' s endemic birds: Mauritius kestrel, pink pigeon, Mauritius parakeet, Mauritius cuckoo-shrike, Mauritius bulbul, Mauritius olive white-eye, Mauritius grey white-eye and the Mauritius fody.
Boutique offers an exceptional shopping experience with a treasure trove of a wide variety of striking and beautiful items ranging from clothes, jewellery, home accessories and local specialties that have been hand selected especially for you.
Of particular interest is selection of Mauritian Artisanal items varying from Poivre D or, 100% natural and exotic preserves; Chamarel Rhum, a high quality, eco-friendly agricultural rum to Cotton des Iles, a collection of leisure wear, where cotton is king, In Am finest Cashmere to handmade, natural vegetable soaps and scrubs. The Library is the ideal place to unwind, relax and enjoy to the full the pleasures associated with the reading of a good book in a serene atmosphere. Alternatively, feel free to browse the internet with our two state-of-the-art iMac desktop computers offering printing facilities, or avail yourself of a selection of international newspapers and magazines.