Mauritius, a volcanic island nation surrounded by warm Indian Ocean waters about 2,000 kilometres off the African continent’s south-east coast, is a tropical paradise with stunning white sandy beaches, crystal-clear blue waters, and top luxury resorts. If you want a relaxing bathing vacation with stunning natural scenery, Mauritius is the dream destination with white sand beaches and blue lagoons encircled by colourful coral reefs. This enchanting Indian Ocean Island is influenced by Africa, India, Europe, and Asia.
Mauritius boasts a warm climate year around, making it the perfect vacation destination at any time of year. The dry season lasts from May to October, with temperatures ranging from 18 to 24 degrees. From November to April, temperatures range from 25 to 33 degrees, are more humid, and can be wetter.
Mauritius boasts some of the most luxurious resorts in the world and list below is my favourite of Best Luxury Resorts in Mauritius 2023.
J W Marriott Mauritius Resort (St Regis Mauritius)
The JW Marriott Mauritius (formerly St Regis Mauritius) is located on the iconic Le Morne Peninsula’s soft white sand beaches. A dreamy setting, the resort is dominated by the majestic Le Morne Brabant Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Relax on 800m of white sandy beach, surrounded by a tranquil lagoon, with stunning ocean views and sunsets at the J W Marriott luxury resort in Mauritius. The resort is approximately 45km from the airport.
JW Marriott is modelled after a Victorian sugar baron’s manor house and estate. An abundance of colonial touches adds character to the buildings, while handpicked furnishings make the place feel like a home away from home. JW Marriott Mauritius suites are also colonial in style, with natural materials and neutral palettes.
The resort has five dining options, including the Floating Market, which serves Asian dishes; Atsuko, which specialises in Japanese cuisine; the Boathouse Grill, a beachside seafood spot with pool service; Le Manoir Dining Room, which serves French-Mauritian cuisine; and Simply India, which serves Indian cuisine.
Guests can participate in a variety of activities during their stay, including diving at the on-site Watersports Club, snorkelling, water skiing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing, a fitness centre, and yoga sessions twice a week. J W Marriott Mauritius resort is located in Le Morne which is best kitesurfing spot in Mauritius
The Kite Flyers Club is open to children aged 4 to 12 years old for nature walks, boat trips, arts and crafts, and cooking classes.
After a day on the water, it’s time to unwind, and there’s no better place to do so than the beautiful spa at the JW Marriott Mauritius. Pure Spa provides guests with the rarest of luxuries with twelve treatment rooms where you can revitalize your mind, body and spirit.
Lux Le Morne Mauritius
With the mesmerizing sea view and idyllic natural setting, the Lux Le Morne Mauritius is nestled at the foot of Le Morne. The Lux Le Morne Mauritius resort is in an excellent location, the majestic mountain Le Morne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located on one side of the resort and stunning white sandy beach on other side of resort. Lux Le Morne resort is one of top luxury resort in Mauritius around 56 km from MRU airport and has 600 metres of white sandy private beach which is protected from the winds by the mountain, creating a lovely lagoon for peaceful swimming.
Your accommodation at LUX hotel is comfortable and relaxed, with a distinct chalet style and a touch of the cool and quirky decorated interior, surrounded by a garden. The room is divided into several rooms and suites. Each room is one-of-a-kind, with no compromise on comfort or features. There are 149 guest rooms, which is plenty for a relaxing holiday.
With world-class restaurants, the LUX Le Morne all-inclusive fulfils your foodie carvings with a modern yet serene environment with multiple restaurants & bars has beachfront views.
The Kitchen, the main restaurant, serves buffet-style meals, while The Beach serves Mediterranean fare. The East restaurant serves Thai cuisine, and The Bar offers live entertainment and light fare. Cafe Lux serves coffee as well as light fare. There are also two pool bars, one swim-up bar, at the Oasis and Ilot pools.
At Lux Resorts Mauritius, enrich your senses with a serene and chic spa with various extensive treatments such as a sauna, hammam, and infinity pool makes for several blissful afternoons. Lux Le Morne is Mauritius’s best luxury hotel and provides the best facilities to its guests with outdoor yoga, Pilates, and meditation, so you feel the spiritual and physical benefits. Along with excellent nutrition advice by experts, you also have options for land and water sports and activities that never let you get bored. The hotel also got covered for your kids with kids and teenagers club
Lux Grand Baie
Lux Grand Baie Mauritius is a boutique-style resort that provides modern beachside living with exciting dining concepts, fitness and wellness facilities, and distinct Mauritian experiences. Lux Grand Baie resort is 72 km from MRU airport. The hotel is brought to life by renowned British designer Kelly Hoppen, who gives it a chic and elegant feel while respecting the surrounding tropical nature. The suites and villas are designed to give the impression of private apartments with stunning colour palette. Every object has a place, and every space has a distinct vibe.
The 116 rooms, which include villas, residences, and penthouses, are the epitome of luxury and comfort. LUX* Grand Baie is a culinary destination offering inventive and crafted A La carte menus in all restaurants, from vegetable-forward menus to a rooftop restaurant, and from contemporary Asian cuisine to chic but unfussy beachside dining. You can eat your way around the resort from morning to night.
The design of LUX* ME Spa & Fitness includes a holistic approach to wellness. The wellness facilities will be spread across four floors, with chic interiors, cutting-edge technology, and ancient wisdom from the East and West combining to create a wellness eco-system where guests can feel their best. The spa will provide a variety of immersive thermal experiences, such as a novel hydrotherapy concept, Kneipp walk, Turkish Hammam, and Tepidarium soaks.
The Oberoi Mauritius
The Oberoi Mauritius Situated on Turtle Bay on the west coast, it sits in 20 acres of botanical gardens features over 200 different plant varieties and species. The resort has an impressive 600-metre beachfront with white sandy beaches and stunning aquamarine waters. The Oberoi Beach Resort Mauritius offers the last word in beachside luxury is 20 km from the grand baie and 60 km from MRU airport.
The Oberoi Beach Resort accommodation is in a mixture of thatched -roofed pavilions and luxury villas, with sunken marble baths, vast four-poster beds and most of them with their own private pool. These are bright, spacious, and well-appointed with high-quality furnishings. Private outdoor dining can be enjoyed in open-air walled gardens and furnished outdoor terraces.
The Oberoi is proud to offer guests a choice of dining options. The resort has three Restaurant with a variety of flavours inspired by Creole, French, and Asian cuisine. On the Rocks serves casual menu for lunch of pasta, pizzas and barbecue grills on the beach, while the Gun Powder Room serves Creole specialties in a fine dining setting. Restaurant and Bar are open for all three meals with international dishes. Whether your interests are watersports, including water-skiing, diving and sailing, land activities such as tennis, or the soothing pleasure of spa treatments, you can be sure of a truly exceptional and personal stay.
The Oberoi Mauritius is one of best luxury resorts in Mauritius 2023 features a plethora of activities that range from onsite water sports like snorkelling, diving and sailing, land activities such as tennis. There are two swimming pools, a kid’s club, tennis courts, and a full-service spa at the resort. The Oberoi Spa offers holistic healing, relaxation, rejuvenation, and wellbeing treatments for the mind, body, and soul.
One & Only St Geran Mauritius
One&Only Le Saint Geran Mauritius, nestled on its own private peninsula on the shores of a secluded lagoon at the northern tip of the renowned Belle Mare coastline surrounded by 60 acres of tropical gardens and thousands of swaying coconut trees, is undoubtedly one of the best resort to stay in Mauritius. The One & Only Le Saint Geran is one of best luxury beach resort in Mauritius 2023 offers an unrivalled family-friendly beachside luxury experience. Resort is 54 KM from MRU airport.
It was the first luxury hotel to open on the island more than 40 years ago, earning it the nickname “La Grande Dame” (the Great Lady) of Mauritius. One&Only Le Saint Geran resort has recently undergone a complete renovation, offering guests a uniquely memorable experience. The resort is framed by the turquoise ocean, a serene lagoon, and sugarcane-covered mountains to enjoy the many luxuries, is perfect for families who want to relax on the beach.
Offering ocean, beach or lagoon views, each room and suite at One&Only Le Saint Geran resort features island-inspired decor and a furnished outdoor terrace or balcony boast views of azure ocean or tropical gardens. Some suites have a private pool and butler service is available around the clock.
One&Only Le Saint Geran’s five-star dining experiences are defined by exceptional menus, breathtaking al fresco settings, and authentic Mauritian cuisine, blended with creativity and passion for local ingredients. Prime, the hotel’s celebrated steakhouse, Tapasake offers exquisite Asian flavours and stunning lagoon views. La Terrasse, the popular main buffet restaurant serving international cuisine, L’Artisan, a new bakery and coffee shop, and La Pointe, a beachside, ‘feet in the sand’ barbecue grill concept
The brand-new kids club at One & Only resort has its own playground and splash pool, along with slides, a sand pit, and a dining area just for kids (3 to 17yrs old)
Besides the numerous watersports available, which include snorkeling, kite surfing and water skiing, the resort also has floodlit tennis courts & new mini golf Course.
Luxury facilities at spa of One & Only resort Mauritius include a hammam, sauna, indoor relaxation area, and oversized daybeds by adult only 18-metre pool where every member of the family can benefit from restorative spa therapies, facials, massages, and body treatments.