Nestled in Pointe aux Piments, Le Méridien Ile Maurice is more than a resort – it’s an immersive experience perfect for couples and families looking for a premium escape.
- Le Méridien Ile Maurice is an expansive resort with multiple pools, dining options, cultural excursions and an expansive stretch of beach.
- The resort beckons travelers to indulge in the serenity of its surroundings boasting a spa, multiple bars and spaces to switch off.
- Following the refurbishment, the property now boasts 261 redesigned guestrooms and suites.
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With the summer holidays on our doorstep, The Sandton Times headed to Mauritius to see what’s new at some of the most desired hotels and resorts on the island. In the sun-kissed embrace of northwest Mauritius, where the Indian Ocean whispers against sandy shores, Le Méridien Ile Maurice stands, reborn in 2022, a testament to the brand’s commitment to timeless elegance and modern luxury.
A jewel in the crown of Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, the reopening of this exquisite resort marked a momentous celebration—the brand’s 50th anniversary, a milestone commemorated with a $60-million refurbishment. The resort’s new design pays homage to the tropical landscape that cradles it.
The journey begins in the lobby, a space that not only offers uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean but also serves as an open-air relaxation area, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the tranquil beauty that surrounds them.
The Sandton Times checked into the Nirvana section of the hotel, offering a hotel within a hotel experience for those looking for the ultimate in privacy and special attention. Le Méridien Ile Maurice’s guestrooms epitomize modern minimalism, adorned with a palette of creams and blues that mirrors the hues of the island.
For those seeking an exclusive retreat, Nirvana, the adults-only wing of the resort, offers 51 guestrooms with unobstructed ocean views. Prestige Suites feature private plunge pools, while Royal Suites boast separate living and dining areas, providing an elevated experience for discerning travelers.
The brand’s quintessential design, inspired by the French Riviera and the laid-back charm of the Mediterranean, infuses every corner of the resort with a refined yet playful aesthetic.
Chic and culturally attuned, each element within the resort invites guests to explore and appreciate the destination in style, creating an atmosphere that resonates with the glamorous days of travel.
Alongside a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, and plunge pool, the Explore Spa offers five treatment rooms, a fitness suite, a hair salon, a relaxation garden, and a yoga studio. It’s a sanctuary for rejuvenation and self-discovery.
Immersing guests in the rich heritage of Mauritius, the resort showcases multicultural local artwork and sensory experiences. It’s a stimulating environment, a haven for art lovers, and a meeting point for travelers from all continents seeking tropical inspiration. The timeless chic design draws inspiration from the brand’s roots, evoking the glamorous halcyon days of travel.
A must see excursion is L’Aventure du Sucre, nestled in the enchanting landscape of Mauritius. It’s not just a museum – it’s a captivating journey through the island’s history.
Housed in an old sugar mill, this museum immerses visitors in the fascinating tale of sugar, a crop that has woven itself intricately into the cultural and economic fabric of Mauritius.
Beyond the historical narrative, L’Aventure du Sucre treats visitors to a sensory delight, allowing them to taste various sugar products and appreciate the island’s rich culinary heritage.
As part of Marriott Bonvoy’s esteemed portfolio, Le Méridien continues to redefine hospitality, inviting creative-minded travelers to explore the world in style.
This coastal oasis, with its refined design, exclusive retreats, and commitment to cultural appreciation, is poised to be a destination where the allure of Mauritius is savored in every moment.
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