Accomodation

  • Junior Suite

    Generously proportioned in Mauritius. Designed to blend modernity with practicality, they’re housed in attractive villa buildings with four suites per villa. Like all guest accommodation at Shanti Maurice, the suites are equipped with plasma TVs, DVD players and broadband Internet access. The ground floor suites have direct access to the beach, as well as an outdoor rain shower, while the suites on the first floor have large balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean. As well as large bedrooms and bathrooms, each Junior Suite has a separate dressing room with an open closet and dressing table.

    Room description:

    • * Suite size 81 sqm
    • * Plasma TV
    • * DVD Player
    • * Broadband Internet
    • * Outdoor Rainshower
    • * Mini Bar
    • * Bathtub
    • * Private balcony/terrace

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  • Luxury Villas

    With dense private gardens shielding your villa from the beach and surrounding paths, you’ll feel completely at ease as lunch is served in your shady dining pavilion. Luxury Villas have a swimming pool, a garden and an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor rain shower and lounge beds. ‘Sala’ pavilions, for dining or relaxation, stand in the garden, while the interior accommodation includes a large bedroom, bathroom and a separate dressing room with a walk-in closet and dressing table.

    Room description:

    • * Suite size 208 sqm
    • * Plasma TV
    • * DVD Player
    • * Broadband Internet
    • * Outdoor Rainshower
    • * Mini Bar
    • * Bathtub
    • * Private balcony/terrace
    • * Sala pavilion
    • * Swimming Pool
    • * Lounge bed

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  • Luxury Suite Villa

    The large living room adds an elegant extra dimension to the Luxury Suite Villas. Bringing the total space up to 376 sq. metres, the living room gives the Villas a sense of bright and airy spaciousness. The five Luxury Suite Villas have a 54 sq. metre swimming pool, a private garden and an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor rain shower and lounge beds. ‘Sala’ pavilions, for dining or relaxation, stand in the garden, while the interior accommodation includes a living room, bedroom, bathroom and a separate dressing room with a walk-in closet and dressing table.

    Room description:

    • * Suite Villa size 376 sqm
    • * Plasma TV
    • * DVD Player
    • * Broadband Internet
    • * Outdoor Rainshower
    • * Mini Bar
    • * Bathtub
    • * Private balcony/terrace
    • * Sala pavilion
    • * Swimming Pool
    • * Lounge bed

     

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  • 2 Bedroom Suite Villa

    With two bedrooms, two bathrooms with separate dressing rooms and a large living room, these Villas are ideal for a family or friends. The vast interior and exterior space gives family members or friends the freedom to spend time together or apart. Meals can be taken in the large dining area or al fresco in one of the ‘Sala’ garden pavilions. The three Villas have a 54 sq. m. swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, a private garden and an enclosed courtyard with lounge beds. The outdoor rain shower offers the opportunity to shower beneath the sky and the palms in blissful seclusion.

    Room description:

    • * Suite Villa size 500 sqm
    • * Plasma TV
    • * DVD Player
    • * Broadband Internet
    • * Outdoor Rainshower
    • * Mini Bar
    • * Bathtub
    • * Private balcony/terrace
    • * Sala pavilion
    • * Swimming Pool with built in Jacuzzi
    • * Lounge bed

     

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  • Shanti Villa

    Offering unrivalled space and unsurpassed privacy, the Shanti Villa is the ultimate blissful retreat. This stylish sanctuary, with phenomenal views across the bay, suits the most discerning guests, who wish to reside in privileged splendor with personal, discrete service. Covering a massive 800 sq. metres, this villa is the most prestigious guest accommodation on the Island of Mauritius. Half-hidden amidst lush landscaped gardens, the villa has a private swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, ‘Sala’ dining pavilions and an outdoor rain shower in an enclosed courtyard. The interior accommodation includes a living room, two bedrooms, a butler’s room and three bathrooms.

    Room description:

    • * Suite Villa size 800 sqm
    • * Plasma TV
    • * DVD Player
    • * Broadband Internet
    • * Outdoor Rainshower
    • * Mini Bar
    • * Bathtub
    • * Private balcony/terrace
    • * Sala pavilion
    • * Swimming Pool with built in Jacuzzi
    • * Lounge bed

     

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Bars and Restaurants

  • Stars

    Serving the finest, freshest Cape food, shines at night. With exquisite, perfectly prepared dishes and a setting offering views over a starlit Indian Ocean, the restaurant turns dinner into a memorable occasion. This is the place to lose track of time as the hours slip by as you savor your favourite wine. The culinary influences are South African, but the ingredients are primarily local. Executive Chef Willibald Reinbacher and his team create simple yet lightly-designed dishes that excel in execution and flavour. Likewise the winelist, reflects the tastes of the Cape, along with the best that the Old World has to offer.

  • Pebbles

    In a relaxed setting open to ocean views and gentle breezes, the cuisine at Pebbles celebrates the rich diversity of Mauritian history and culture. From delicately spiced curries that embrace time-honoured Indian and Creole traditions, to fresh salads bursting with local goodness, the expert hands of our chefs create a wonderful fusion of authentic recipes and contemporary gastronomical delight. Pebbles are all-day dining restaurant. Indulge at breakfast with delectable pastries that we finely craft and bake every day, or enjoy a lazy lunch sampling fish caught that morning by local fishermen. The restaurant also offers a wellness cuisine menu for guests that are looking for healthier and lighter options.

  • Fish Shack

    Shanti Maurice, offering the most authentic Mauritian evening on the Island, has become an instant hit with guests and discerning locals alike. The rustic beach-side barbecue, elevated by lantern-light and the sound of waves breaking on the reef, is an unforgettable feast under the stars. The freshest fish, meat and game is grilled on request and served with a selection of salads and herbs picked from garden a few hours earlier. The menu, depending on the previous night’s catch and the morning market, might include grilled prawns, lobster, sea bass, tuna, snappers, chicken and lamb chops. Cocktails feature rum from the local distillery, while the beer selection introduces the finest offerings from the village brewery. Sega dancers regularly wow guests with the captivating beats and rhythms of the national song and dance. This is a Mauritian experience not to be missed.

  • Red Ginger Lounge

    Lounge bar is the place to meet for a lunchtime drink, pre-dinner aperitif or late-night cocktails. By day, the bar offers views across the glistening waters of the infinity pool and beyond to the Indian Ocean. At night, discrete lighting picks out the sculptures and foliage in the exotic poolside gardens. The lounge offers alfresco and indoor dining options with a wide-ranging menu and wine list.

  • Picnic

    Spread over 36 acres of tropical gardens, with breathtaking views of the hills and Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice offers many shady picnic spots. All you need do is pick your favourite one, where you will be provided with all essential picnic accessories, from the wine cooler to the cushions. Chefs can create wholesome meals ranging from simple salads to fresh fish and game. A salad of sautéed shrimps, avocado, papaya, mango, hearts of palm, pear tomatoes, almonds and sweet and sour vinaigrette, accompanied by a bottle of cold Chablis, is typical picnic fare.

  • La Kaze Mama

    Spread over 36 acres of tropical gardens, with breathtaking views of the hills and Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice offers many shady picnic spots. All you need do is pick your favourite one, where you will be provided with all essential picnic accessories, from the wine cooler to the cushions. Chefs can create wholesome meals ranging from simple salads to fresh fish and game. A salad of sautéed shrimps, avocado, papaya, mango, hearts of palm, pear tomatoes, almonds and sweet and sour vinaigrette, accompanied by a bottle of cold Chablis, is typical picnic fare.

  • Rum Shed

    Known as the social hubs of the Island, Rum Shops are the places to go to and share a laugh, a story and a drink. Step up to the counter and order some gateau piment, samosas or dholl-puri. Add a little of the local green chilli sauce, rum cocktail or a beer then join in, what is sure to be a lively conversation about a number of things – sports, politics, world affairs or nothing in particular. You will be well on your way to enjoying a true Mauritian experience.

Facilities and activities

  • SPA

    Unashamedly indulgent, the Spa comprises 75,000 square feet of unsurpassed, restorative, soothing, invigorating and rejuvenating perfection. Ever mindful of the presence of Mother Nature in her abundant glory, every element of wellness is harnessed here from personal mental health to enhanced spirituality; from positive dietary changes to re-energizing exercise, all orchestrated to help you lead a more holistic lifestyle. The peaceful haven presents a unique world of relaxation, serenity and wellness through 4 distinct deluxe spa stations: The Holistic Bio Experience, The Indian Experience, The Oriental Experience and The Fitness & Wellness Experience.

    Enjoy the bliss and let the journey begin!
  • KIDS CLUB

    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.
  • OTHER

    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.