This luxurious five-star hotel is set on 60 hectares (89 acres) of unspoilt land, amidst the rich vegetation of an exotic tropical garden. An isolated peninsula fringed by two secluded private beaches and a calm lagoon brings a unique experience where spicy aromas blend with the perfume of the warm ocean.
EUR 600 to 1,260 per night/suite including breakfast.
Located on private land of outstanding beauty, on the north-east coast of Mauritius, Le Prince Maurice is 60 km from the airport and 35 km from the capital city, Port Louis.
Le Prince Maurice provides 89 suites - cool, simple and very spacious in design, in thatched one- and two-storey units clustered in the grounds around the central building. Some of the 76 Junior Suites (which have a floor area of 70 sq.m.) and 12 of the Senior suites (130 sq.m.) are built out over the lagoon, while the other Senior Suites have a private swimming pool. All suites are air-conditioned, with private bath and shower, balcony or terrace, television, video, CD player, mini-bar, hairdryer, safe, personal fax, and other en suite facilities. And for the ultimate in style and space there’s the Princely Suite, comprising two Junior Suites and one Senior Suite and a private pool.
Le Prince Maurice offers a range of dining and entertainment opportunities. L'Archipel restaurant, located in the main building, overlooks the pool and the beach. It offers a wide range of international cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Barachois: with its spectacular setting, and an exceptional unspoilt view of a mountain range, this unique floating restaurant (the only one of its kind in Mauritius) is open for lunch and offers daily specials including barbecue, seafood and Mauritian delicacies.
Apart from sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing and snorkelling, the guests of the Prince Maurice are invited to take full advantage of the two world-class, 18-hole golf courses – The Legend and The Links – at no extra charge. The two golf courses are situated at the Belle Mare Plage Resort, which can be reached in 10 minutes by free transport. There are also two tennis courts, an air-conditioned squash court, and a fitness centre which houses the Guerlain Institute for face and body treatments.
Best time to travel
There are two seasons: hot from November to April, warm from May to October.
While a handful of people arrive by yacht most visitors to Mauritius fly there. Many flights originate in France, but there are also flights from several African, Asian and European capitals as well as from the US and Australia. You must have a return or onward ticket before arriving in Mauritius.