The 10 Best Cultural Hotels in Mauritius: The Art of Luxury

An idyllic sun-soaked holiday destination, Mauritius is
famous for its affordable world-class hotels and resorts. With an offering of
scenic ocean and mountain views, striking beaches and blue lagoons, outstanding
architecture, limitless activities and geographical diversity, our handpicked
selection of art and culture hotels captures the Island’s mesmerising beauty, warm
hospitality and multicultural heritage. Read on to discover how you can claim an exclusive package deal at one of the best hotels in Mauritius.

Baystone Boutique Hotel & Spa

In the heart of the seaside town Pointe aux
Canonniers, the
Baystone Boutique Hotel is a top destination combining authentic luxury with
immaculate service. Situated at the edge of the magnificent bay of Grand-Baie,
the hotel offers a panoramic view of the cobalt blue lagoon. Designed by New
York-based architect Albert Angel, the hotel’s fascinating wave-themed walls, custom-made
furnishing, light colours and spacious rooms give it a modern avant-garde
allure. The hotel’s restaurant offers an exciting daily menu of refined dishes
based on the catch of the day and fresh seasonal ingredients, matched by an
exquisite champagne selection. The hotel’s world-class spa operated by an expert
team has a hammam (steam room) and is
also famed for being the only in-hotel spa in Mauritius to have a relaxation flotation

Boutique Hotel & Spa, X Club road, Pointe aux Canonniers
, +230 209 1900

La Pirogue

Situated on the island’s west coast in the charming
coastal village of
Flic en Flac, La Pirogue overlooks one of the most beautiful
beaches in Mauritius. Perched on the edge of a fairytale coconut grove and lush
garden, La Pirogue is made up of Mauritian-style thatched bungalows. Inspired
by the traditional Mauritian fishing boats ‘les pirogues’, the origin of the
hotel’s name, La Pirogue’s distinct structures were built using local volcanic
rocks, and the main building symbolizes a boat’s sail caught in the wind. Every
evening La Pirogue comes alive with the rhythm of its in-house orchestra and diverse
events exhibiting the best of local dance and music. A unique warm and friendly
atmosphere reflecting the best of Mauritian hospitality, La Pirogue promises a
memorable holiday.

Pirogue, Wolmar, Flic en Flac, Mauritius
, +230 403 3900

Constance Le Prince Maurice

A luxurious hotel situated on peaceful private
Le Prince Maurice is an oasis of beauty and quality in the midst of
luxuriant vegetation and next to a natural marine reserve situated. Created by
the architectural genius Jean Marc Eynaud and designer David Edwards, Feng Shui, principles of
harmony and circulation of energy are embodied in the hotel’s design and
furnishings. From gourmet Mauritian cuisine in the L’Archipel to a romantic seafood dinner on one
of the floating decks of the La Barachois, the hotel has four fine dining
restaurants and a number of chic bars. Le Prince Maurice offers guests various activities,
from snorkelling and waterskiing to windsurfing and sailing, as well as scuba
diving and deep-sea fishing.

Prince Maurice, Choisy Road, Poste de Flacq, Mauritius
, +230
402 2777

Lakaz Chamarel Exclusive Lodge

One of the few hotels combining refined luxury with
environmentally conscious tourism, the Lakaz Chamarel Exclusive Lodge is a
remarkable architectural landmark located in the picturesque valley of
Chamarel, surrounded by the
Black River Gorges National Park, a protected heritage site. A quaint boutique hotel, Lakaz
Chamarel has 20 rooms and suites,
each with unique décor and furniture representing the multicultural heritage of
Mauritius. Devoted to the well being of the body and serenity, the hotel offers
a range of relaxation activities, including sauna, massage, reflexology, guided
walks and a space for calm reflection. The restaurant’s kitchen is open to and
welcomes curious guests who want to learn local fine cuisine from the chef
prepared ‘couma la kuisine d’antan’,
Creole for ‘the old-fashioned way’.

Chamarel Lodge, Piton Canot, Chamarel, Black River, Mauritius
, +230 483 4240

The Oberoi – Mauritius

At the forefront of luxury, the Oberoi Mauritius consists of a series of villas made out of stone, wood and palmed thatch,
portraying a blend of Mauritian, European, and
Asian architecture and design. Each villa has a breathtaking view of the clear blue
waters of the Indian Ocean, its own dining gazebo, and a marble bathroom with a
sunken bathtub overlooking a closed-off blossoming garden. Of varying indulgence
and comfort, most of the deluxe villas also have private swimming pools. The hotel’s
restaurant serves a delightful menu featuring a selection of continental, oriental
dishes. The perfect place for an extravagant romantic getaway, the Oberoi provides
the best of tropical elegance.

The Oberoi,
Turtle Bay, Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius
, +230 204 3600

Le Touessrok Hotel & Resort

One of the leading hotels in the world, Le Touessrok is a popular tourist resort that lies on a beautiful
stretch of coastland providing spectacular views across the Trou d’Eau Douce Bay. Le Touessrok has a top 18-hole championship golf
course located on Ile aux Cerfs, one of its two exclusive resort islands. All
the guest rooms have large bay windows and convey a mix of contemporary and
classic colonial style décor. There are also three fabulous waterfront luxury suites
with sculpted stone bathtubs leading out to an infinity pool and tropical
vista. The medley of restaurants and bars nearby offers an extensive range of
fine cuisine from around the world with options for classy or casual dining. The
extensive choice of land-based or water activities makes the hotel an ideal
setting for families, friends and couples.

Touessrok, Trou d’Eau Douce, Mauritius
, +230 402 7400

Long Beach Hotel

Opened in 2011, the Long
Beach Hotel
is a lively urban resort
nestled bordering one of Mauritius’ longest, widest and most stunning beaches. The
hotel’s modern architecture, based on Mauritian
building materials and forms, gives it a unique, contemporary tropical feel. A vibrant
central square provides a fantastic selection of restaurants, bars and boutiques
catering for every indulgence. A defining feature of the hotel is eight musical
zones showcasing varied musical entertainment daily. From electronic music in
the Shores Bar that also welcomes live bands, DJs and traditional dance shows, to
Asian lounge music in the hotel’s Japanese restaurant – music is an integral
part of the hotel’s offering. For snorkelling enthusiasts, the lagoon next to
the hotel is home to rare coral formations and rich underwater fauna.

Beach Hotel, Coastal Road, Belle Mare, Mauritius,
401 1919

The St. Regis Mauritius Hotel & Resort

Love at first sight, the gorgeous St. Regis
Hotel and Resort
is situated along the white
sands of Le Morne beach in the southwestern part of Mauritius. With the impressive
jagged La Morne Mountain in view, the St. Regis was meticulously designed by internationally
renowned architect group
Stauch Vorster and interior designer Trevor Julius, reflecting a blend
of Mauritius’ colonial past and striking natural resources. The main building is
a colonial-style house with paintings and wallpapers illustrating events in
Mauritian history and aspects of the country’s rich flora. There are six distinguished
restaurants each offering an enticing culinary journey, including Simply India,
the signature restaurant by Michelin starred Chef Atul Kochhar.

Regis, Coastal Road, Le Morne Peninsula, Mauritius
, +230
403 9000

The Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel

Offering luxurious comfort at its best, The
is the highest-rated hotel
in Port Louis, Mauritius’ capital and largest city. Centrally
located at the Caudan Waterfront, the hotel is within easy rich of major
tourist attractions and the business district. Recently renovated by top
interior designers, The Labourdonnais combines cutting-edge technology with
sophisticated décor, utmost comfort and outstanding service. The Labourdonnais
is equally renowned for its world-class cosmopolitan restaurants, headed by
award-winning Executive Chef Nizam Peeroo. Choose from the glamorous La Rose
des Vents, casual dining of La Terrasse Café or enjoy a fusion of European,
Thai, Indian and authentic Creole cuisine at L’Escale.

Labourdonnais, Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
, +230
202 4000

Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel

Dedicated to those special ‘you and me’ moments, and
exclusively for adults, the
Cove Boutique Hotel
is the
ideal hideaway for travelers seeking complete calm. Situated in a secluded
cove, the hotel is surrounded by rich foliage and palm trees inviting both
solitude and exploration. The hotel’s consistent wooden theme and warm colors
reflect the colonial influence of the East India Company in the country, adding to the hotel’s elegantly
undisturbed atmosphere. Paradise Cove’s enchanting infinity pool extends to the
horizon against the backdrop of the lagoon’s crystal blue waters, providing a
splendid view of the northern islands. With four restaurants exploring international
and local cuisine and attentive and smiling staff, a visit to the Paradise cove
is a truly exceptional experience.

Cove Boutique Hotel, Royal Road, Anse La Raie, Mauritius
, +230
204 4000

Lilian Diarra