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Shanti Maurice - Luxury holidays to Mauritius

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  • About this holiday

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Fruit basket and flowers on arrival, satellite television, iPod docking station, Video on demand, non motorised water sports (including pedalos, kayaks, snorkeling gear, widsurfs etc), tennis courts, steam bath and sauna, jacuzzi, gym, yoga, meditation and nature walk.

    Included in your holiday

    Prices are per person based on two people sharing and include 7 nights staying in a Type A ‘Junior Ocean View Suite’ double/twin and include scheduled return flights with Emirates London to Mauritius, Economy Class, private return luxury car transfers by BMW X5 from airport to hotel, bed and breakfast and a five day Wellness spa package.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a luxury holiday to Shanti Maurice are per person based on two people sharing a Junior Suite Ocean View.
    Low season: From £2,790 for 7 nights
    High season: From £3,115 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH448

    Our opinion

    Shanti Maurice is a dedicated destination Spa resort with an impeccable pedigree.

    Hotel description

    Situated between the lush mountains of Mauritius and the Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice is no ordinary spa; indeed, although it only opened in 2006 it describes itself as the island’s premier destination spa. The resort is located in the south of Mauritius by the sea at St. Felix, spread over thirty-six acres of tropical gardens, circled by gracefully wooded hills with breathtaking views of the mountains and the Indian Ocean. The accommodation is in 61 suites and villas, luxuriously fitted out and making good use of local wood and traditional materials to blend in with the lush surroundings; all of them overlook the sea and are well positioned for privacy. Cuisine at Shanti Maurice is based on Ayurvedic principles, which stress the importance of the right food for each person’s body-type. These principles convert easily to suit all cuisines, and the food at Shanti Maurice is an eclectic and wholesome combination that can be sampled at Pebbles, for informal all day dining, and Stars, Shanti Maurice's new signature restaurant. The lounge bar, Red Ginger, offers both alfresco and indoor options and features local Mauritian entertainment in the evenings.There is no shortage of leisure options here. The beautifully equipped Spa is the main focus of Shanti Maurice, but the resort itself, in keeping with its holistic philosophy, organizes a wide range of leisure activities, including walks, meditation and yoga as well as Vedanta and Pranayama sessions. Also on offer are cookery classes, and there is golf, tennis and deep sea fishing nearby as well. Shanti Maurice promises to combine a blissful Mauritian experience with a pathway to physical and mental revitalisation through its dedication to holistic treatment.

    Location

    Rivière des Galets, Mauritius

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    About 45 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Mauritius

    Room types

    61 Suites and Villas.

    Rooms have private bathroom, air conditioning, 24 hour room service, Laundry service, Phone, Broadband internet, DVD and satellite TV, minibar, safe, balcony and private courtyard.
    Junior Suite ocean view
    Junior Suite beach front
    Luxury Villa with pool
    Luxury suite Villa with pool
    Double Suite Villa
    Shanti Villa

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at the Shanti Maurice, Mauritius include: 3 Restaurants, Beach and poolside service, Spa tea pavilion, Travel desk, Currency exchange, Spa, Fitness sessions, Cycles, Floodlit tennis, Golf, Walks, Yoga, Library, Boutique, Kids' club.

    Water sports

    Complimentary use of pedalos, kayaks, wind surfs etc.

    Land sports

    Complimentary use of tennis courts, yoga, evening meditation, cooking class and nature walk. 

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby

    18 hole golf course, Deep sea fishing, Riding, Water sports.

    Children

    Children are welcome. Children under the age of 12 stay free if charge when sharing with parents. There is a children’s pool and a kids club, Les Petits Dodos, open to children aged 3-12. Children aged 14 and above have access to the Nira Spa pools and spa facilities. Baby sitting on request and should be booked in advance (service chargeable).

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 5 nights Suites and 7 nights in Villa categories for all stays from 23 December to 6 January.

    Other information

    The Nira Spa at Shanti Maurice offers a unique range of therapies, featuring the ancient regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with the latest international wellness regimes that include Hydrotherapy, Cocoons, Body Polishes, Fusion Massage and Watsu treatments. Together, the healing effect is total and the harmony between inner and outer self is complete.

    The Nira spa experience is designed to go well beyond mere physical rejuvenation to include all the elements of holistic and stress-free living: optimum health, mental wellbeing, revitalised senses, spiritual awakening and positive dietary changes. Feel total renewal and rediscover tranquility through the nurturing touch of the therapies.

    The spa is set in a tropical forest and surrounded by water, and features a beautiful tea pavilion at its centre. There are seventeen treatment rooms with specialized areas for each discipline, and the spa offers guests an experienced team of Ayurvedic physicians, spa therapists and personal trainers, the combined expertise of which provides guidance towards healthier lifestyle changes. The spa also offers a beauty and hair salon and a salt water pool for Watsu treatments.

    Signature Treatments

    Shirodhara: Luke warm herbal oil is poured in an even stream on to the forehead to pacify and revitalise the mind and the body. A rejuvenating and anti-aging ritual, Shirodhara improves memory, regulates sleep patterns and addresses other neurological disorders.

    Marula Milk Water Ceremony: An undoubtedly nourishing and luxuriant treatment. The Marula milk bath is designed to deeply hydrate and soothe the skin. An excellent treatment for reactive and dry skin.

    Botanical Body Ritual: In this two-hour treatment, the energetic essence of plants is captured in order to work in harmony with the body’s own energy field. Botanical treatments help combat damage to living cells and they are free of chemicals or perfumes. The ritual starts with a renewal scrub; gently exfoliating lifeless skin cells while nourishing. This is followed by a warm compress and a nourishing, anti-oxidant body cocktail massaged into the skin. The aroma of South African Snow Bush transforms a stressful mindset to one of enduring tranquillity. Your sense of wellbeing is further enhanced with a Rose Botanical Facial which works towards rebalancing the skin’s natural oil secretions.

    Other Treatments:

    Ayurvedic Treatments
    Shanti Fusion Massage
    Swedish Massage
    Deep Tissue Massage
    Inkomfi Renewal
    Africa's Slimming Detox Mud
    African Potato Anti-Ageing Body Experience
    Coffee and Mint Body Wrap
    Africology Shea Aromatherapeutics
    Soul of Africa Body Conditioning
    Africology Bespoke Facial
    African Goddess Anti-Ageing Facial
    Copper and Hot Stone Pedicure
    African Potato Manicure
    Foot and Scalp Ritual
    Herbal Blend Water Ceremony
    Reflexology
    Reiki
    Watsu
    Vedanta
    Yoga
    Pilates
    Aquafit
    Meditation  

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    Capital:Malé
    Airport:15 minutes by speedboat. Please note that the resort is one hour ahead of official Maldives time.
    Size: 298 square kilometres of land on 1192 islands in an area of sea measuring 754 kilometres long and 118 kilometres wide.
    Currency:Rufiya (£1 = 17 rufiyas)Population 300,000
    Temperature:Temperatures are consistently hot averaging about 31 degrees Centigrade. Sea temperatures average about 27 degrees Centigrade. The year is divided into two monsoon periods, the north-east monsoon from December to March (drier) and the south-west monsoon from May to November (wetter months with stronger winds).

     

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    Capital: Port Louis
    Airport: About 1 hour and 10 minutes by car.
    Size: 865 square kilometres
    Currency: Mauritian rupee (£1 = 35 Rs)Population 1.1 million
    Temperature: The hottest months are from January to April, although this is also the cyclone season and the weather can be humid with temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Centigrade. There is no distinct rainy season. The Mauritian winter months are June, July, August when temperatures average about 24 degrees Centigrade with the evenings being about 16 degrees Centigrade. However, the weather does vary from the east to the west coast. The east is breezier, and feels cooler during their winter months. The north-west near Port Louis is often the driest and the warmest part of the island. During their winter months you should have a jacket or jumper for the evenings. Dining is outside throughout the year.

     

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    Airport: One to two hours on the boat from Mahe, or about 20 minutes by helicopter.
    Size: 455 square kilometres

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    Population: 73,000
    Temperature: The Seychelles fall outside the cyclone zone. The seasons divide into May to October, when the south-east trade winds blow and November to April when the winds are from the north-west which can bring rain, particularly in January. January is the wettest month, July and August are the driest months. The temperature is pretty constant throughout the year, ranging between 24 and 31 degrees Centigrade and humidity is around 80 percent.

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