- Return flights to Mauritius
- Return resort transfers
- 7 night accommodation in a Superior Suite
- Breakfast and dinner daily
- All Mauritius taxes; levies and surcharges (estimate)
- Includes 30% discount
- Surcharge of R2020 per person applies for travel 18 March - 18 April 2017
- Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation.
- Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are also not included.
- Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations.
- Rebooking and cancellations fees apply.
- All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified.
- Standard terms and conditions apply.
West coast of Mauritius
91 Deluxe Rooms - All the rooms have either king size bed or twin beds and are equipped with individual air conditioning units, IDD telephones with voice mail system, electronic safe, minibar, TV with local and satellite channels, WIFI facility and tea/coffee making facilities.
The very spacious bathrooms have separate shower cabins with glass doors, bathtubs and toilets. They are also equipped with hair dryer, sockets for electric shaver (220 V) and a walk-in wardrobe with full length mirror. Size: 52.5 sqm
1 Ocean Suite - The sea facing suite has king size bed and is equipped with individual air conditioning units, IDD telephones with voice mail system, electronic safe, minibar, TV with local and satellites channels, WIFI facility and tea/coffee making facilities. The very spacious bathroom has separate shower cabin with glass doors, bathtub and toilet and is equipped with hair dryer, sockets for electric shaver (220 V) and a walk-in wardrobe. Size: 145 sqm
Tamarind Terrace - Open everyday for breakfast and dinner, the “Tamarind Terrace” restaurant features a selection of international cuisine as well as Mauritian delicacies with a wide choice of fine wines from different parts of the world.
Spices - Spices is the fine dining restaurant. It offers an international “A la carte” menu which portrays the subtle fusion between an international cuisine and the aromas of the Indian Ocean.
PinkPepperCorn - PinkPepperCorn, a beach restaurant nestled under the two “coqueluche trees” and next to a Pepper tree, this restaurant will delight you in its simplicity and provide you with the ideal backdrop to a romantic evening.
The Dolphin Bar - The Dolphin Bar is open daily from morning to 00h30, offering a wide range of flavoured rums as well as your favorite drink or tropical cocktail. It also serves snacks at lunchtime. The idyllic setting of the bar makes it a favorite place to appreciate the live music and shows.
Nestled amidst the tropical paradise of Sands Resort & Spa, The Sands Spa will delight you in its simplicity of style. You will find peaceful surroundings and highly trained therapists who exude the Mauritian warmth and grace. The body and beauty treatments rely solely on the power of nature and the wisdom gained from centuries-old tradition, leaving you relaxed and rejuvenated with soft, fresh skin that glows with vitality. The experienced therapists will restore health, peace and harmony to your life. They will be pleased to advise you on the various treatments available and will recommend the best one to suit you.
WI - FI
Free of charge
WATERSPORTS AND ACTIVITIES (some with supplement)
• Glass-bottom boat
• Kayaks - single and double
• Water skiing
• Sailing (laser boats)
• Aqua gym
• Deep sea fishing
• Snorkeling and scuba diving in the nearby coral reefs
• Tennis (2 floodlit courts)
• Table tennis
• Beach volley
• Mountain bikes
• Sports centre featuring cardio and gym equipment with built-in TV and Audio system
• Personal trainers
- Includes 30% discount
WELCOME TO MAURITIUS
Mauritius will enchant you; uplift your soul, make you feel that you belong to the chosen few. Every visitor enjoys personal attention. Every encounter is an opportunity to discover a friendly face. Behind each warm smile lies the promise of a unique holiday. The contrast of a multitude of colours and tastes, the island, set in its turquoise sea, is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. Mauritius, a melting pot where past and present are smoothly blended together.
Claimed by the Dutch in the year 1598, and occupied by the French between 1715 and 1810, Mauritius was ruled by Great Britain from 1814 after the Treaty of Paris. The island gained independence from Britain in 1968 and became a Republic in 1992.
Due to its multicultural diversity, Mauritius boasts a number of spoken languages. The majority of the population is bilingual, fluent in both English and French. Creole and French are the main languages of the island.
Diverse ethnic groups make up the population of Mauritius. Immigrants, originally from Africa, India, France, Great Britain and China brought along their cultures, languages, values and traditions when they settled on the island. The various ethnicities live alongside one another making Mauritius a harmonious multicultural nation.
The island is blessed with a tropical climate. Summer is from November to May, during this period the temperature varies between 22 °C and 35 °C. Winter is from May to November with a temperature variance between 17 °C and 26 °C. The sea temperature varies between 22 °C and 26 °C.
Monday to Thursday: 9.15 am - 3.15 pm, Friday: 9.15 am -3.30 pm, Saturday: 9.15 am -11.15 am. Banks are also open to coincide with the arrival and departure of international flights at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport.
The monetary unit is the Mauritian Rupee (Rs.) which is divided into 100 cents (cs). ZAR1 = Rs4
The Mauritian economy is based on four sectors: Textile, Tourism, Sugar and Services – with tourism the largest sector.
220 volts, square pinned plug.
All hotels will provide a babysitting service at a fee. Advance bookings are essential.
WHAT TO PACK
Take along your best beach and casual wear, perfect for the day. The dress for dinner is smart casual and gents are required to wear long trousers. Sunglasses and suntan lotion are a must.