Meals can be served in guests’ private garden pavilion with sea view
Free kids’ club open morning to evening
Good to know
A transfer between resort and airport can be booked in advance.
Pets are not allowed
Suitable for allergy sufferers
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Elegant suites and private villas set amid tropical gardensThe 5 star Hotel Shanti Maurice - A Nira Resort offers the most spacious suites and villas on the island of Mauritius. Guests enjoy enchanting views of the rolling hills and Indian Ocean from their elegant accommodation.
Nestled in a magnificent garden, the resort boasts 122 spacious suites and luxurious, secluded villas with private pool and sea views. The generously sized spa is one of the ’Leading Spas of the World’ and emphasises sensuality and spirituality. A large outdoor pool, excellent Mauritian-international cuisine and direct access to the sandy beach ensures a totally relaxing experience. Water sports lovers and honeymooners can take advantage of a variety of special offers.
Beach Hotel: Located directly on power-white sands
Timeless design incorporating typical Mauritian and African elements characterises the Shanti Maurice - A Nira Resort. Local architect Jean-Marc Eynaud has seamlessly combined natural local materials - such as wood, lava stone, granite and marble - with modern design. All suites and villas have sea views, a terrace or balcony, a spacious bathroom with a rain shower in the garden, separate dressing rooms and king-size beds. The 81 square-metre Ocean View and Beachfront Junior Suites lie directly on the bay’s fine white sandy beach. Sun loungers, umbrellas and chairs are provided, while guests can also hire water sports equipment, including for diving, snorkelling and surfing.
Sport & Leisure: Swimming pools, tennis and water sports
The large spa – with its 4 different spa concepts – offers nutritional counselling, massages and rejuvenating exercises, alongside a wide range of treatments. Guests can also relax by the 400 square-metre outdoor pool, with whirlpool and separate children’s pool. Furthermore, there are 2 tennis courts and a gym that can be used free of charge. Water sports, including swimming, diving, snorkelling and surfing, are possible at any time, while the hotel can also arrange sea fishing trips. Nearby, guests can also go water skiing, boating and canoeing or play golf. Walking tours and safaris are also among the available leisure activities.
Spa Hotel: A feel-good trip around the world
The Nira Spa includes 25 treatment rooms over 7,000 square metres, and is one of the largest spas in the Indian Ocean. The emphasis is placed on a holistic approach combining sensory experiences, the expansion of consciousness and physical health. One unique concept combines traditional Ayurvedic healing treatments with a macrobiotic diet of fresh, local produce. The expansive spa area, with tea pavilion, wellness kitchen, fitness room, and private herb and vegetable garden, exudes a peaceful atmosphere amid flower gardens and tranquil pools. 4 different spa concepts are offered: Holistic-bio, Indian, Oriental and Fitness & Wellness. Nutritional advice, revitalising exercises and yoga classes help the body and mind achieve balance. Various wellness and fusion massages, Watsu treatments and other modern therapies are also available. High-quality products from the Africology skin care line are used. There is also an on-site hair and beauty salon.
Location: Between the sea and mountains
The beach resort is located at Chemin Grenier, on the south coast of Mauritius. It is situated in a horseshoe-shaped coral bay surrounded by green hills and sugar cane plantations. The international airport is approximately 35km from the hotel.
What else?: Boutique, business centre, events rooms and kids’ club
The library serves as a welcome retreat, while the small boutique offers souvenirs. Meeting rooms and a business centre with internet access are available for parties and conferences. There is a free children’s club, and the resort has special packages and offers for honeymooners.
5 Star Hotel: Elegant suites and secluded villas with sea views
The sprawling resort complex extends over almost 15 hectares amid lush tropical vegetation. Shanti Maurice - A Nira Resort is one of the ’Leading Hotels of the World’ and has received several awards. The 122 suites and villas are among the largest in Mauritius and all have sea views. As well as Junior Suites, the hotel offers Luxury Villas with traditional thatched roof, private swimming pool, courtyard with outdoor rain shower and lounge beds and Sala pavilions in the garden. The villas are well shielded from prying eyes by lush vegetation. The bright and airy Luxury Suite Villas also feature a spacious living room, while the Suite Villas with 2 bedrooms and 500 square-metres of floor space offer plenty of room for family and friends. The 800 square-metre Shanti Villa exceeds all expectations. Nestled in a landscaped tropical garden, the villa is furnished in colonial-style, with a living room, 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large pool and a private maid’s room.
Eating & Drinking: Exciting culinary creations and lounge bar
The á la carte breakfast is served overlooking the ocean in Pebbles, an open-air restaurant. Guests can choose from delicious international and regional breakfast dishes and freshly baked pastries. Pebbles, which is open all day, serves international cuisine with Indian accents and freshly caught fish for lunch and dinner. Chef Willibald Reinbacher celebrates modern Cape cuisine with fresh regional ingredients in the Stars restaurant, open in the evenings. His exquisite culinary creations are served alongside the finest South African wines. Directly on the beach, the iconic Fish Shack pampers the palate with grilled dishes served alongside fresh herbs and salads from the hotel’s own garden. With its locally brewed beer and delicious rum cocktails, the Fish Shack is also a popular meeting place for guests and locals in the evening. In addition, the Red Ginger Lounge inside the hotel serves up quality drinks alongside traditional evening entertainment. The Rum Shed opened its doors in January 2014; here, guests can enjoy the largest choice of Rum in Mauritius in a rustic setting. The gourmet experience also extends to La Kaze Mama, which offers Mauritian cuisine and cooking classes.
free of charge
WLAN in rooms
WLAN in lobby
entire hotel incl. lobby
parking spaces, Free of charge
charging station for electric cars
24 hour reception
shuttle to tourist attractions
for a fee
breakfast served in room
children's play area
full body massage
foot reflex zone massage
massage for two
For a fee
Frequently asked questions
Yes, the hotel provides free parking facilities for its guests: Parking space
There is free Wi-Fi in all rooms.
The following pools are available onsite: whirlpool and outdoor pool