Villa Poseidon

Location

 Villa Poseidon is ideally situated in Cap-Malheureux which is in the north of Mauritius. This beautiful mansion is 3.5 KM away from the centre of Grand-Bay. The village of Cap-Malheureux is home to the most beautiful hotels and bars.

The tranquil village is only 10 minutes away (by car) from Grand-Bay where there are cinemas, restaurants, banks, shopping mall and nightlife programmes. The villa is ideally found next to the red-roofed church. If you are a great fan of turquoise water then you will be amazed by the Parame beach. It is about 5 minutes down the seaside. The owner of Poseidon is also owner of the ‘’Chateau de Labourdonnais’’, a historical house found 20 minutes away from the villa. You may also visit the ‘’Chateau de Labourdonnais’’ and learn more about the island of Mauritius.

History

 Back in the days when there was neither electricity nor running water, the famous Villa Poseidon was only a sugar field. People would travel through these sugar fields to get to the beautiful golden beach. They would take hours and hours to reach the beach to enjoy the beauty of nature.

Villa Poseidon is now a stress free place. Wake up in the morning and contemplate the sun rise, read a magazine or a book and let the sun transform your skin complexion into a beautiful tanning tone and yes, do not forget to keep an eye on your children playing near the water.

The ‘Ravanes’

 On Saturday and Sunday evening, you will hear the pleasant rhythm of the ‘’ravanes’’ from a distance. You may hear the sound of the ‘’ravanes’’ on week days but it is more common on weekend when most of the local people goes to the beach. The ‘’ravanes’’ is a large flat drum plays along with the ‘Sega’’, a traditional song and dance!

 

Accommodation

 Villa Poseidon is the ideal place to relax and spend some good times among family or friends. The views from the veranda and the first floor are absolutely gorgeous and relaxing. You are able to admire the mesmerising turquoise water and enjoy the relaxing sound of the waves. In the morning, sip your cup of coffee/tea while contemplating tourists hopping on colourful catamarans or observing the locals throwing their fishing lines in the ocean on fishing pirogues. Sound amazing, isn’t it?

 

The beautiful villa consists of 2 floors which are the ground floor and the upper floor. The living room which is found in the ground floor is filled with dining table and a pleasant sitting area where you may watch a movie, the news or any shows you used to watch as satellite channels are provided. The well covered veranda offers a huge dining table for maximum 10 to 12 persons. Enjoy your copious dinner while peacefully watching the beautiful lagoon.

There are high quality furniture around the villa such as arm chairs, Weber BBQ and chairs that the owner of the villa has provided. The wooden deck has some parasol where you can find shades from the burning sun. The kitchen is well-equipped: it contains 2 refrigerators, one microwave an espresso coffee machine, dish washer, an oven and a toaster. The kitchen consists of all necessity.

Children may spend some good time in the large veranda in the evening. The veranda is enclosed and has 2 sofas where you may relax for a while with your children. You may also leave them on their own; let them play for a while as the veranda is closed on the 4 sides. You are ensured that your children are in security.

The Ground Floor

On the ground floor there is actually 2 bedroom which are the kid room and two bedrooms for the adults. One of the bedrooms is found in the garden side, it consists of a 1.80 m bed, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, 1 WC, 1 basin and air-conditioner.

The other adult bedroom opens on the veranda. It is air-conditioned, an en-suite bathroom, a shower, one WC, one wash basin and a 1.80 M bed. The kid room overlooks the enclosed veranda, it consist of 4 children bed (a trundle bed, 1 bunk bed and a single bed). The room is air-conditioned with an en-suite bathroom, one shower, a WC and a shower basin. You will also have a laundry, iron and ironing board, a toilet for guest and a washing machine.

First Floor

On the upper floor, you will find the master bedroom, its balcony overlook the lagoon and the northern part of the island. The room consist of a 2 metres bed, an En-suite bathroom with a shower, a WC, a washbasin and an air-conditioner.

The second bedroom balcony’s opens to the view of the lagoon and northern islands. It consists of 1.80 metres bed ceiling fan, and en-suite bathroom with a shower, a wash basin, a WC and air-conditioner.

Staff

The villa has in addition 2 staff members, a cook and a housekeeper. Both of them are present from Monday to Sunday, excluding public holidays. They work for 4 hours and start at 8.30 AM. The guests are requested to purchase the groceries and give it to the cook to make delicious meals. The housekeepers cleans each and every room of the mansion, makes the bed and do the laundry, however she doesn’t iron the guest’s clothes. Their services are included in the price. If you will, you may also give them some tips.

Facilities

Linen, beach towels, sheets and towels are arranged in cupboards. The parking place is quite spacious and can fit several cars. You also have free WI-FI all around the house and free local phone. You may communicate with your friends or family outside the island. The housing capacity is 8 adults and 6 kids/teenagers