Shanti Maurice

Shanti Maurice-Myfuturehotel

Nestling between sugarcane fields and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice satisfies all the senses. With exotic gardens, pristine white sands, a sublime spa, spacious accommodation and restaurants brimming with fresh ideas, you’ll find a place, and people, devoted to pleasure. One of the best beaches in Mauritius.

The most elegant, extensive collection of private villas. The warmest of welcomes and an array of pursuits providing opportunities to do everything or absolutely nothing. All accompanied by sincere service that comes straight from the heart.

The suites and villas at Shanti Maurice are all ocean-facing and are among the most generously proportioned in Mauritius. The villas all have private pools and are surrounded by exotic private gardens, terraces and courtyards.

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Facilities

Spa

One of the most spacious spas in the Indian Ocean, we combine age-old Ayurvedic regimes with contemporary international treatments. Our spa therapists work with nutritionists, personal trainers, Yoga masters and Ayurvedic physicians to encourage optimum health, mental wellbeing, revitalised senses, positive dietary changes and spiritual awakening.

Sports and Leisures

Our resort plays host to a myriad of leisurely pursuits that range from the energetic to the contemplative; for the more youthful and those wishing to feel so; on dry land or otherwise. We are happy to make available to you a wide variety of sports and recreational activities, including non-motorised watersports, tennis, golf, jogging, trekking, power walking, aquafit, pilates, finger painting, garden tours & cooking classes, to name but a few.

Golf

Any resort golf course needs to provide a challenge for the better player, yet offer a playable and enjoyable experience for the recreational golfer. Le Golf du Chateau has found the right balance and variation in length of holes, width of fairways, green sizes and ultimately the risk and reward element that is crucial on any championship layout. This is a golf course, designed by South African architect Peter Matkovitch, with passion, love and attention to detail.

Tennis

The resort offers two floodlit tennis courts, both of which are naturally sheltered by the landscaped gardens that surround them. The Concierge can provide a playing partner or for those wishing to improve their game, can arrange a private coaching session with a tennis professional. Additionally, complimentary group tennis initiation is offered daily.

Water Sports

From dolphin watching to kayaking, the activities arranged by our team at the boathouse include most aquatic pursuits. Our fully qualified staff arrange regular group sailing and windsurfing initiation classes, along with snorkeling sessions and kayaking. Other available activities include deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, waterskiing and windsurfing.

Excursions

Being in the most natural part of Mauritius, you have access to some wonderful places of interest, which you may wish to explore whilst staying with us. Whether you are interested in cultural activities, outdoor pursuits or relaxing in gorgeous surroundings with a picnic, we are more than happy to prepare a tailor-made programme to suit your specific needs.

Shopping

Our Boutique offers an exceptional shopping experience with a treasure trove of a wide variety of striking and beautiful items ranging from clothes, jewellery, home accessories and local specialties that have been hand selected especially for you.

Library

The Library is the ideal place to unwind, relax and enjoy to the full the pleasures associated with the reading of a good book in a serene atmosphere. Alternatively, feel free to browse the internet with our two state-of-the-art iMac desktop computers offering printing facilities, or avail yourself of a selection of international newspapers and magazines.

Meetings and Events

Blending luxury accommodation in an exotic setting coupled with new standards of service and unrivaled technology, the scene has been set for success. With a versatile array of options available, choose Shanti Maurice as venue for your next meeting or event.

Wedding-and-Honeymoons

The blissful days, lively nights and round-the-clock romance of Shanti Maurice combine to create a magical start to married life. With time for each other, time to commune with the natural world watching dolphins or stargazing and time to indulge in life’s pleasures, newly-weds will share the very best of times. All the while, our warm, friendly staff will discreetly make sure that all the just-married moments will be truly special and all the memories will be wonderful.

Wedding

With 35 acres of tropical gardens, the pavilion at the end of our jetty isn’t the only option for the big day’s ceremony. The gardens offer secluded corners beneath breadfruit trees and idyllic grassy knolls fringed by frangipani. As for the reception, this may be a formal affair within our function rooms or a more casual event in our gardens or amid our pristine white sands. Whatever the venue, our specialist wedding planner will be on hand to take care of the tiniest details.

Honeymoons

The blissful days, lively nights and round-the-clock romance of Shanti Maurice combine to create a magical start to married life. With time for each other, time to commune with the natural world watching dolphins or stargazing and time to indulge in life’s pleasures, newly-weds will share the very best of times. All the while, our warm, friendly staff will discreetly make sure that all the just-married moments will be truly special and all the memories will be wonderful.

Child Programs

The specially designed Kids Club is set within its own grounds beside the Nira Spa and comes complete with its own toddler’s pool, games room (including snooker, table football and tennis), children’s DVD films, computers, Play Station and Wii games.

A weekly activities programme, crammed with fun-filled pursuits, such as flower making, kids yoga, face painting and musical games ensure our younger guests are entertained during their stay with us. In addition, field trips are arranged to the nearby Crocodile park and Casela bird sanctuary, where our younger ones can make friends of the furry or scaled variety.

Additional activities include for instance:
•Walking and playing on the beach
•Drawing and painting for fun
•Musical games
•Aerobics fun
•Shell painting
•Creating paper animals and other shapes using you imagination
•Beach games
•Tennis
•Puzzles
•Face painting
•Play Doh

Accommodation

The suites and villas at Shanti Maurice are all ocean-facing and are among the most generously proportioned in Mauritius. The villas all have private pools and are surrounded by exotic private gardens, terraces and courtyards.

Junior Suites

Covering 81 sq. metres, the 44 Junior Suites are among the most generously proportioned in Mauritius. Designed to blend modernity with practicality, they’re housed in attractive villa buildings with four suites per villa. Like all guest accommodation at Shanti Maurice, the suites are equipped with plasma TVs, DVD players and broadband Internet access.

The ground floor suites have direct access to the beach, as well as an outdoor rain shower, while the suites on the first floor have large balconies overlooking the Indian Ocean. As well as large bedrooms and bathrooms, each Junior Suite has a separate dressing room with an open closet and dressing table.

Luxury Villas

With dense private gardens shielding your villa from the beach and surrounding paths, you’ll feel completely at ease as lunch is served in your shady dining pavilion.

Covering 208 sq. metres, the eight Luxury Villas have a temperature-controlled swimming pool, a garden and an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor rain shower and lounge beds. ‘Sala’ pavilions, for dining or relaxation, stand in the garden, while the interior accommodation includes a large bedroom, bathroom and a separate dressing room with a walk-in closet and dressing table.

Luxury Suite Villas

The large living room adds an elegant extra dimension to the Luxury Suite Villas. Bringing the total space up to 376 sq. metres, the living room gives the villas a sense of bright and airy spaciousness.

The five Luxury Suite Villas have a 54 sq. metre temperature-controlled swimming pool, a private garden and an enclosed courtyard with an outdoor rain shower and lounge beds. ‘Sala’ pavilions, for dining or relaxation, stand in the garden, while the interior accommodation includes a living room, bedroom, bathroom and a separate dressing room with a walk-in closet and dressing table.

2 Bedroom Suite Villas

With two bedrooms, two bathrooms with separate dressing rooms and a large living room, these villas are ideal for a family or friends. The vast interior and exterior space gives family members or friends the freedom to spend time together or apart. Meals can be taken in the large dining area or al fresco in one of the ‘Sala’ garden pavilions.

The three villas have a 54 sq. m. temperature-controlled swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, a private garden and an enclosed courtyard with lounge beds. The outdoor rain shower offers the opportunity to shower beneath the sky and the palms in blissful seclusion.

Shanti Villa

Offering unrivalled space and unsurpassed privacy, the Shanti Villa is the ultimate blissful retreat. This stylish sanctuary, with phenomenal views across the bay, suits the most discerning guests, who wish to reside in privileged splendor with personal, discrete service. Covering a massive 800 sq. metres, this villa is the most prestigious guest accommodation on the island of Mauritius.

Half-hidden amidst lush landscaped gardens, the villa has a private swimming pool with built-in Jacuzzi, ‘Sala’ dining pavilions and an outdoor rain shower in an enclosed courtyard. The interior accommodation includes a living room, two bedrooms, a butler’s room and three bathrooms.

Gastronomy & Bar

The culinary art is sacred at Shanti Maurice, an unforgettable mix of inherent and artisanal experiences. Fresh from the ocean, our garden or nearby farms, our chefs offer local produce and imaginative choices. With casual beach barbeques, fine Cape-inspired dining at our oceanfront restaurant and simple, healthy fare from our Garden Wok menu, we cater to the most discerning of palates.

Stars

Stars, serving the finest, freshest Cape food, shines at night. With exquisite, perfectly prepared dishes and a setting offering views over a starlit Indian Ocean, the restaurant turns dinner into a memorable occasion. This is the place to lose track of time as the hours slip by as you savor your favourite wine.

The culinary influences are South African, but the ingredients are primarily local. Executive Chef Willibald Reinbacher and his team create simple yet lightly-designed dishes that excel in execution and flavour. Likewise the winelist, reflects the tastes of the Cape, along with the best that the Old World has to offer.

Pebbles

In a relaxed setting open to ocean views and gentle breezes, the cuisine at Pebbles celebrates the rich diversity of Mauritian history and culture. From delicately spiced curries that embrace time-honoured Indian and Creole traditions, to fresh salads bursting with local goodness, the expert hands of our chefs create a wonderful fusion of authentic recipes and contemporary gastronomical delight.

Pebbles is our all-day dining restaurant. Indulge at breakfast with delectable pastries that we finely craft and bake every day, or enjoy a lazy lunch sampling fish caught that morning by local fishermen. The restaurant also offers a wellness cuisine menu for guests that are looking for healthier and lighter options.

Fish and Rhum Shack

The celebrated Fish and Rhum Shack at Shanti Maurice, offering the most authentic Mauritian evening on the island, has become an instant hit with guests and discerning locals alike. The rustic beach-side barbecue, elevated by lantern-light and the sound of waves breaking on the reef, is an unforgettable feast under the stars.

The freshest fish, meat and game is grilled on request and served with a selection of salads and herbs picked from our garden a few hours earlier. The menu, depending on the previous night’s catch and the morning market, might include grilled prawns, lobster, sea bass, tuna, snappers, chicken and lamb chops. Cocktails feature rum from the local distillery, while the beer selection introduces the finest offerings from the village brewery. Sega dancers regularly wow guests with the captivating beats and rhythms of the national song and dance. This is a Mauritian experience not to be missed.

Red Ginger Lounge

Our lounge bar is the place to meet for a lunchtime drink, pre-dinner aperitif or late-night cocktails. By day, the bar offers views across the glistening waters of the infinity pool and beyond to the Indian Ocean. At night, discrete lighting picks out the sculptures and foliage in the exotic poolside gardens.

The lounge offers alfresco and indoor dining options with a wide-ranging menu and wine list. Every evening, whilst our bar team mix classic cocktails, local musicians provide entertainment, bringing Mauritian culture and sounds alive.

Picnics

Spread over 36 acres of tropical gardens, with breathtaking views of the hills and Indian Ocean, Shanti Maurice offers many shady picnic spots. All you need do is pick your favourite one, where you will be provided with all essential picnic accessories, from the wine cooler to the cushions.

Our chefs can create wholesome meals ranging from simple salads to fresh fish and game. A salad of sautéed shrimps, avocado, papaya, mango, hearts of palm, pear tomatoes, almonds and sweet and sour vinaigrette, accompanied by a bottle of cold Chablis, is typical picnic fare.

Herb Garden

Alongside the lush landscape gardens of Shanti Maurice lies a bountiful herb and vegetable garden, providing the Chef with fresh and organic ingredients for the day’s dishes.

The garden plays home to over thirty varieties of herbs and vegetables, and depending on the season, citronelle, persil, romarin, basil, mint, and coriander are grown, along with vegetables such as beetroot, aubergine, broccoli and onion.

Executive Chef Willibald Reinbacher will gladly give you a personal tour of the herb garden and discuss the philosophy behind the resort’s menu.

Wellness Cuisine

Optimum health and positive dietary change is promoted through our extensive wellness cuisine menu. Healthier, lighter dishes are prepared using fresh and organically-grown vegetables, herbs, fruits, free-range meat and poultry, and ocean-fresh fish. Cooking methods are chosen to increase the intake of vitamins and minerals, and to reduce the fat, cholesterol and calorie content.

Within Nira Spa, our nutritionists can create a unique menu to help you reach your personal health goals. Working with therapists, personal trainers and an Ayurvedic physician, the nutritionists will devise a plan to help you achieve optimum health, mental wellbeing, revitalised senses, positive dietary changes and spiritual awakening.

Grandma’s Kitchen

Shanti Maurice is delighted to announce the introduction of ‘Grandma’s Kitchen’, a new offering which allows guests of the resort to dine at the home of the grandmother of one of the resort’s own team members.

Grandma’s Kitchen underpins Shanti Maurice’s commitment to highlighting the best of Mauritian culture, built on the resort’s philosophy that guests use Shanti Maurice as a base from which to experience the very best that the real Mauritius has to offer.

Location

Shanti Maurice

Riviere des Galets
Chemin Grenier
Mauritius
Tel : +(230) 603 7200
Fax : +(230) 603 7250
Email: reservations@shantimaurice.com

 

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