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Mauritius: The ultimate island getaway at LUX* Belle Mare

By Daniella Schoeman on 25th October 2019

LUX* Belle Mare is a 5-star resort located on the eastern coast of the magical island of Mauritius. The luxurious tropical oasis is a feast for the senses in every possible way. With a vibrant energy and unrivaled hospitality, LUX* Belle Mare gives guests a taste of authentic island life. Situated on a wild piece of coast, the property offers more than just a resort; it provides an unforgettable Mauritian experience.

The small island in the Indian Ocean is surrounded by warm turquoise waters, has long stretches of beautiful beaches and is covered in lush tropical vegetation. In this paradise, you will find many different hotels and resorts to choose from, but LUX* Belle Mare is truly something special.

Set in Paradise

LUX* Belle Mare boasts the largest pool on the entire island which has sections for adults and children all within the one huge pool

Tucked away within the perfectly landscaped tropical garden near the small village of Belle Mare, this modern boutique resort is loved by couples and families alike. Recently, designer Kelly Hoppen added her stylish and contemporary spin to the interiors. The décor has a minimalist style consisting of a neutral white combined with splashes of bright tropical colours.

Visitors will notice her unique touches throughout the property but particularly in the gorgeous rooms and suites. Best of all is the uninterrupted sea views, soft sandy beaches, warm ocean water, soaring coconut palm trees and the unmistakable feeling of being in paradise. LUX* Belle Mare even boasts the largest pool on the entire island which has sections for adults and children all within the one huge pool.

Luxury Rooms, Suites & Villas

For complete privacy, the Ocean Villas provide guests with a home of their own within the resort that they can escape to at any time

Each and every room at LUX* Belle Mare offers a tropical sanctuary for the perfect Mauritius break. Guests will wake to the soothing sound of the Indian Ocean lapping against the shore and sunshine brightening up the modern rooms. The beautiful rooms, suites, and villas all feature a handcrafted LUX* Sleep Tight bed that guarantees blissful sleep each night. Stocked with every luxury imaginable for a wonderful stay, guests will hardly want to leave their sanctuary.

Although every room is superb, the Honeymoon Suite is definitely a winner. The spacious suite has a four-poster bed, living area, gorgeous bathroom as large as the bedroom and a huge private balcony. However, for visitors that want complete privacy, a villa is the way to go. The serenity found at the secluded LUX* Belle Mare Villas is perfect for those on a romantic getaway. In essence, the villas provide guests with a home of their own within the resort that they can escape to at any time.

Island Dining & Drinks

Beach Rouge has a prime spot right on the beach with stunning views of the ocean. This restaurant is open for lunch and then transforms completely at night when the Gin Bar opens

Copious amounts of food and drinks are synonymous with an island resort getaway and LUX* Belle Mare certainly delivers in this regard. There are a total of four restaurants, three bars and a café on the property for guests to choose from. MIXE is the main dining area that offers buffet-style meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu is extensive and covers dishes from cultures around the world served from live cooking stations. Beach Rouge has the prime spot right on the beach with stunning views of the ocean. This restaurant is open for lunch and then transforms completely at night when the Gin Bar opens.

Amari by Vineet is a new Indian cuisine restaurant with a Michelin star chef, Vineet Bhatia. Amari is a premium restaurant within the resort and meals are not included in the accommodation packages so charged separately. Duck Laundry is another premium restaurant which also requires a booking advance. Expect Chinese dishes featuring a lot of duck in a contemporary setting. In terms of drinks, guests can try a cocktail at K-Bar which is named after Kelly Hoppen. The ‘gastropub’ offers another unique LUX* first: a microbrewery and their exclusive range of craft beers on tap.

Another great option for sunset drinks is the Mari Kontan rum hut by the pool. Sample their wide selection of locally produced and delicious rums to learn more about Sugar Island. Those with a sweet tooth will also enjoy LUX* Ici stand which serves a large selection of ice-cream made on the property. Finally, at the entrance is the famed Café LUX* where guests can savour the specialty LUX* blends roasted on-site and made by skilled baristas.

Wellness Spa & Fitness Centre

Guests are welcome to make use of the spa facilities such as the Jacuzzi pool, Turkish bath and sauna at any time during their stay

LUX* Me Spa is the center of wellbeing in the resort and offers visitors a large variety of spa and beauty treatments as well as spa facilities. The oasis-like space will have guests feeling instantly relaxed and the talented therapists provide an integrated approach to wellbeing. Visitors are encouraged to personalize their experience by choosing a treatment package bases on their individual needs.

Guests are also welcome to make use of the facilities such as the Jacuzzi pool, Turkish bath and sauna at any time during their stay. There are numerous treatments to choose from such as a Signature massage, Balinese massage, Zhengliao Chinese Medicine Treatment, facials and much more. A nutritionist and trainer are also on-site to offer guidance on diet or exercise if needed.

Water Sports & Leisure Activities

Water based activities include scuba diving, kite surfing, kayaking and swimming with dolphins

LUX* Belle Mare is the ideal destination for the adventurous type. Here guests have the option to laze by the pool or try exciting activities both on land and in the water. Regardless of what visitors choose, one thing is certain, they will never be bored. The land activities include horse riding along the beach, beach volleyball games with other guests, tennis at the on-site court or even yoga lessons by the gazebo.

With such a lovely warm ocean, the water sports at LUX* Belle Mare are even more comprehensive. Activities include snorkeling, waterskiing or wakeboarding, Scuba diving, kite surfing, kayaking, windsurfing and, stand up paddleboard (SUP). For something extra exciting, Catamaran excursions and swimming with dolphins experiences are also available.

Address: Quatre Cocos, Mauritius
Phone: +230 402 2000
Website: luxresorts.com