How to choose the right resort in Mauritius this holiday

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What is a beautiful holiday for one, might be the epitome of boredom for another. Thankfully, Mauritius provides a diverse bouquet of Sun Resorts. They could not be further from one another in terms of architecture, environment, atmosphere and thus the experience you will have at each of them.

Take the time to research the resorts that your travel agent suggests to you, to see if that resort fits your personality and expectations of what a holiday in Mauritius should be like.

Sugar Beach- for the elegant amongst us

Think old English manors, manicured gardens and butler services. Sugar Beach Golf and Spa Resort sits on the West coast of the island.

In terms of design, Sugar Beach is designed in a plantation style, with five star luxury accommodation. The gardens spread across 12 hectares and are tropical, and landscaped to perfection. The atmosphere that surrounds everything from the service, to the food and the décor in the rooms is pure elegance and luxury!

If you would like to taste the finer side of life in Mauritius, then Sugar Beach Golf & Spa Resort is the perfect choice for you.

Long Beach - for the modern & active amongst us

Picture this: straight lines, sharp, chic buildings, with guests riding bikes, lounging by the pool and sipping on a Mojito. Long Beach Golf and Spa Resort, on the East coast is the best resort for active location.

Fashion, Food and Art attract the cosmopolitan across the globe to this trend setting resort. Long Beach challenges the ordinary with its distinctively bold, island chic, vibrant offer. Committed to high-spirited families seeking energy and excitement, Long Beach offers diverse facilities that allow for exploration and discovery; unwind and re-energise.

If you have been to Mauritius a number of times, and think you have seen all it has to offer, think again! This contemporary resort will have you experiencing new things in no time.

La Pirogue Resort & Spa - boho chic

Imagine volcanic rock, thatched houses, boho chic and cultural entertainment; everything in the four star La Pirogue Spa Resort oozes island vibes.

The iconic, romantic Mauritian resort is full of charm and the genuine spirit of the island. The authentic and comfortable bungalows offer all guests ground floor accommodation. La Pirogue sets a relaxed and care-free experience. The resort has the heartbeat of the island, that reaches out to guests with a unique pulse and genuine consideration that creates a special sense of belonging.

If you and your family or loved one, are wanting a down-to-earth, truly Mauritian experience then La Pirogue is the holiday for you!


The West Coast of Mauritius is probably the driest area of the Island. However here you can find time Black River Gorges, and can spend time visiting numerous Nature Parks 

Sugar Beach, situated on the West Coast


The main restaurant is located by the resort pool, and each evenings gastronomy is followed by shows & dancing. These shows are coordinated to match the dinner’s theme. Hotel guests can also enjoy Mauritian Sega music and dance.


Enjoy swimming in the largest hotel swimming pool in Mauritius, or a host of other activities such as windsurfing, snorkelling, water polo, volley polo, aqua gym and more.

  • Try your hand at kayaking, laser dinghies, glass-bottomed-boat trips or even water-basketball.

Supplementary Leisure Activities

diving daily with the possibility of taking a PADI course.

Dolphin swimming, snorkelling and BBQ lunch can be arranged at a supplementary fee.

Children & Teens

The Sun Kids Club (2-12 years) features its own buffet, swimming pool and 12 hours of activities

@Sungeneration (Teens) offers organised beach barbeques, pizza nights and adventurous outings and excursions.

La Pirogue, situated on the West Coast


The resort band entertains each evening with a variety of musical talents, along with world-class themed shows performed several times a week. Sega shows, an expression of the Mauritian way of life are also popular here.


Here you can hit the warm tropical waters for some kayaking, snorkelling, windsurfing, sailing and tons more. Submarine dives and dolphin-discovery excursions are a must on your holiday. Visit the Back River National Park, the largest protected forest in Mauritius for wonderful picnic spots and hiking trails. Hunting is offered from June to September at Wolmar.

Children & Teens

Sun Kids Club (2-11 years) offers numerous fun activities, as well as special menus, buffets and barbecues specially prepared for the kids twelve hours a day.

The Teens Club (13-17) offers an array of sports activities, outings, excursions and special evenings for teenagers.


The East coast beaches alongside emerald colored lagoons is considered one of the most beautiful coastlines of the Island. This section of the Island is also dotted with luxury hotels and authentic villages.

Long Beach, situated on the East Coast


Enjoy a variety of contemporary music on the beautiful shores at our nightly shows.

  • The musical jamboree at the Long Beach covers eight zones.
  • Enjoy cinema under the stars and on the beach. 
  • Everyday the resort prepares an array of cultural activities to showcase typical Mauritian folklore.
  • Sega dancers and musicians will teach you to move to the Mauritian rhythm.

Dining & Drinks

Long Beach is the first hotel in Mauritius to offer guests a choice of four restaurants on half board.

Enjoy one of the best diving and snorkeling spots on the island.

  • Explore the exclusive beach at Ile aux Cerfs Leisure Island.
  • FREE sea activities include glass-bottomed boat tours, kayaks, paddle and fun boats, snorkelling, waterskiing and windsurfing.

Optional extra supplementary activities:

  • Deep-sea diving, deep-sea fishing, super-tubing, kite-surfing, undersea walks and more.
  • Attend a DJ Masterclass or visit the artist in residence and refine your artistic skills.

Children & Teenagers

The Angels Kids Club (2-11 years) provides exciting and imaginative daily programmes and activities to children.

The Waves Club (12-17 years) and offers exciting excursions and social opportunities such as beach barbecues and pizza nights.

Sugar Beach received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and has a 4.5 out of 5 star review rating from over 4000 reveiws.

Long Beach received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and has a 4.5 out of 5 star review rating from over 3400 reveiws.

La Pirogue received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and has a 4.5 out of 5 star review rating from over 3900 reveiws.


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