The charming boutique style Sands has long been a favourite amongst visitors to Mauritius seeking a peaceful holiday by a white sand beach yet with a choice of amenities and facilities. Being a famIly-owned hotel, The Sands guarantees a personalised service and excellent value for money and the high level of top reviews and repeat clientele speaks for itself.
Situated on the 'sunset' coast of Mauritius, near Flic en Flac village with it's shops and restaurants, The Sands fronts a 250 m long white sand beach and the turquoise sheltered lagoon of Tamarin Bay, facing the distant Le Morne mountain.
The 91 rooms and a suite are extremely generously proportioned and luxuriously fitted, and all face the sea with a balcony or terrace to enjoy the famous sunsets of this coast. There's a choice of three restaurants for international dishes to fine dining all facing the sea and offering dishes prepared with local produce, or a romantic. Beach dinner can be arranged for a special celebration.
By day a variety of sports both in the water of the lagoon or on land is available, including water skiing, diving, tennis, bicycle hire and swimming with dolphins. And for true relaxation the Spa will pamper using naturally sourced oils and many indigenous ingredients used for a range of therapies and well-being.
Mauritius (most flights direct but some may be via Dubai or Paris)
Mauritius, 12 - 13 hrs
From Mauritius airport, 1 hour