Coconut palm trees, Spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, Immaculate gardens, Coral-sand beach, One & Only Le Saint Géran Hotel is truly an Island Paradise.
The hotel is nestled on its own secluded peninsula at the Northern tip of Mauritius, one hour from the airport and 40 minutes from the capital Port Louis.
The hotel has 166 suites and one Villa, all rooms feature a private terrace or balcony facing either the ocean or cove.
We were booked in the Family 2-Room Ocean Suite, the bedrooms are en-suite with a spacious stunning bathroom – twin sinks, bath and walk in shower and the adjoining walk in wardrobe.
The suite has a separate lounge including a dining area and three secluded terraces facing the Indian Ocean.
- Air-conditioning and in-room multimedia entertainment systems, satellite flat screen television, DVD/CD player, Internet/ADSL, hair dryer, mini bar,Nespresso machine, safe and in-room business services (multi-adaptor, fax/computer hook-up, modem phone-jack and three-phone, two-line communication system), iPod docking station and Wi-Fi access.
- All rooms at the hotel come with a personalised 24-hour butler service.
Great overall dining experience, we mostly ate the main restaurant called La Terrasse, their breakfast and dinner buffet had some superb food and lots to choose from. I found it extremely difficult to stay away from their Focaccia bread.
The hotel also has two other restaurant – Prime Steakhouse or the Indian Pavilion.
Facilities and Activities
Situated within the resort grounds, you will find the 9-hole Gary Player golf course which has its own clubhouse and Golf Academy.
One & Only Spa
A place for the relaxation of mind and body… a perfect escape…a serene sanctuary with its own private lap pool. The Spa at Le Saint Géran offers a range of treatments and a perfect escape for couples and parents travelling with kids.
I’m one of those travelers that always researchers my destination and I learn about the hotel’s gym access or other opportunities to exercise.
It’s always a bonus when I arrive at my hotel and find a gym with the latest equipment and well looked after. The gym at Le Saint Géran ticks that box, it is equipped with Technogym®, Kinesis™ system, personal training and offer daily fitness classes.
The hotel offers Complimentary (kayaks, pedal boats, stand up paddle, water-skiing, water bikes, snorkeling, windsurfing…) and Non-complimentary( Scuba diving course, kite surfing, fishing, parasailing adventures, banana boat, tube and speedboat rides) ideal for adults and children.
Other Activities & Facilities
The resort has five synthetic grass tennis courts, white sandy beach, a main pool with a children’s pool.
Conference and meeting facilities are provided complimentary to hotel guests, the conference room accommodates 80 people theatre-style and the boardroom accommodates up to 12 people.
KidsOnly is free for all children from 3 to 11 years, the complimentary clubs offers daily activities and programmes and is open from 10am-10pm daily.
Excursions and Local Attractions
One & Only Le Saint Géran has several suggested day trips all designed to meet the individual needs of the guest.
Truly exceptional hotel, outstanding service and were well looked after by the staff at the hotel. A real paradise island and a splendid way to end my 2014 travel adventures.
“Mauritius is a fascinating, world-in-one-island slice of paradise. Its very name of conjures up images of tropical luxury and stupendous extravagance. While in many destinations famed for cobalt-blue seas, white sandy beaches and luxury hotels, you may eventually find yourself wishing for something to do besides sunbathing and swimming, it’s often hard to know what to do next in Mauritius. The island is loaded with historic sights, cultural diversity, geographic variation and almost limitless activities to distract you from the daily grind of beach and pool. But perhaps its single biggest asset is the relaxed charm of its warm and welcoming people.
Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/mauritius#ixzz3NUUF69Ct”