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Belle Mare


Located in the warm, crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the popular island of Mauritius is founded on extensive coral cays and reefs.


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Described by Mark Twain as “Heaven on earth”, Mauritius is a cultural melting pot where past and present blend smoothly together with influences from India, Africa, China and Europe.

Come to this cultural paradise island where swaying palm trees fringe the white sandy beaches. Take to the lagoons of fertile coral filled waters where you'll encounter a multitude of exotic and colourful fish. Tailor your perfect holiday, whether you choose to spend your time soaking up the sun on the unspoilt beaches, or snorkelling the warm waters of the Indian Ocean from dawn til dusk.

Activities and Indulgences For you

The warm Mauritian welcome and the luxurious relaxing ambience at The Residence make for the perfect exotic escape. For those who are looking for a little adventure in between lazing on the beaches, you can enjoy some of the many waters sports available at The Residence, such as windsurfing and water skiing. Alternatively, take a kayak out into the lagoon for another way to experience the beautiful tropical waters.

If out at sea is where you love to spend your holiday, then take a trip out on the hotel's glass bottom boat for a whole new perspective on the crystal clear waters of this Indian Ocean coastline, or head down to the sea floor for some under water walking, both activites that can be organised for you by The Residence hotel.

Indulge your cultural curiosity with a visit to Vieux Grand Port, the oldest settlement in Mauritius, and home to the islands first harbour. Be sure to take a trip to Ile aux Cerfs, a tiny island home to the most beautiful beach in Mauritius and its own stunning coral reef. For a little more activity on the island, there's also an 18 hole golf course, so you can play a round while enjoying the breathtaking views that Ile aux Cerfs has to offer.

For the kids

Just off the beach in the surrounding protected waters of the lagoon, spectacular snorkelling, water sports and beach fun await. The kids won't know what to do next with all of the activities on offer from the hotel in this tropical location that will take their breath away.

In this family friendly hotel the kids will love having their own swimming pool, as well as the Planters Kids' club, a free kids club with design inspiration from a sugar cane plantation, with a central house and 400 square metres of gardens to play in. The club also offers theme days as well as activities such as pony riding and trips on the glass bottom boat.

Take the kids out on one of the hotel's fishing trips for a day at sea in some of the worlds most stunning waters. Whether it's line fishing or deep sea fishing the kids will love being out on the open water as they hunt for the catch of the day.

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Getting There

Located on the east coast, an hour drive from the airport and Port Louis, The Residence Mauritius is a superb luxurious hotel, situated on possibly the island’s best beach

Sun Facts

Listed below are an average temperature and rainfall for selected months
January31°C 62mm
February31°C 72mm
March29°C 58mm
April29°C 50mm
May28°C 41mm
June27°C 28mm
July26°C 15mm
August26°C 28mm
September26°C 45mm
October28°C 96mm
November29°C 86mm
December30°C 65mm