Mauritius is best known for its beautiful luxury hotels, with their private beach and high quality spas, making the island the perfect place to get away from it all and let yourself be pampered with care and relaxation.
For the more curious and nature lovers, the island also offers various landscapes that are worth a visit. The southwestern region is home to the Tamarin Falls, Chamarel and its land of 7 colors, the island of Benitiers, the seaside village of Flic en Flac and the Black River Gorges National Park. Organize a hike to the summit of Le Morne Brabant at over 550 m altitude, take a boat to Île aux Cerfs known for its water sports and golf course and spend a day in the small village fishermen of Grand Bay with its restaurants and bars.
For your heavenly trip to Mauritius, you can choose from the best hotels with the luxury Spa in different corners of the island:
Shanti Maurice – South Coast – Saint Félix
“Shanti” means peace in Sanskrit. At this luxury hotel, you’ll find your inner balance with luxurious wellness treatments and Ayurvedic treatments in an idyllic setting on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Listen to the sound of the wind in the palm leaves from your deck chair at the edge of your private pool.
Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa – West Coast – Flic en Flac
At this magnificent hotel with Asian architecture on the bay of Tamarin, you will feel completely out of place. Whether you want to relax in the heart of a tropical garden, recharge your batteries or detox in a luxurious setting, the Ayurvedic cures of this hotel will make your wishes for well-being a reality.
LUX * Grand Daube – North Coast – Grand Daube Bay
This hotel will transport you to another world. With a spa offering various treatments and massages and a beauty salon, you will feel pampered from head to toe. Lie down on its private sandy beach or go to discover its turquoise lagoon with the diving school located in the hotel. Lovers of sensation will also be seduced by the many water activities available on site.
Outrigger Mauritius – South West Coast – Bel Ombre
Whether you are alone, in love or with your family, the Outrigger will give your stay a true taste of paradise. In the heart of a huge tropical garden and by its private beach, you can relax by the ocean, walk in the middle of nature, entertain the children with the various activities on offer, enjoy traditional Mauritian dishes and even take cooking classes given by the chef to test new recipes at home.
The Mariannes Wellness Sanctuary – North of the Island – Congomah D’Epinay
The secret to get rid of the stress of everyday life and to find a light and positive spirit is revealed in this hotel of well-being and health. Specialized in bioenergy and neurotherapy, the care is practiced by qualified personnel in the middle of a panorama of green nature. Finish your well-being day by watching the sun set behind the mountains by the pool.
Everyone goes on holidays to release all the pressure accumulated over time. To further help you to get rid of you stress, Mauritius offers top notch Spas all around the island for your betterment. Revive your senses with fine beauty and body care products. During a unique journey of serenity and harmony, you will certainly feel the difference. We can assure you that time will freeze during your visit in one of these havens of peace and tranquility.
Apart from possessing seemingly endless kilometres of beaches, the inborn hospitality of the Mauritian people and the unbeatable mashed up cuisine of three continents brought together in one location, Mauritius offers world-class spa services that will set you off on another journey of the senses.
A trip to Mauritius without visiting one of its spa is like spoiling the whole holiday. It is a ‘must do’ excursion on any tourist itinerary. Sponsored by international leading-name brands such as Clarins, Givenchy, Guerlain, La Prairie and Shisheido, you will certainly benefit from one of the best service in the world.
Local well-being brand is also present with Seven Colours, the first and only Mauritian spa and cosmetics brand. The island’s mix of cultures also inspires an eclectic blend of therapies, with visitors able to choose from a range of Asian Ayurvedic massages, ocean-inspired treatments and age-old African and Creole remedies made from local herbs and flowers.
With the beautiful surroundings and the gorgeous year-round climate of the island, some wellness centres have also created dedicated outside treatment areas, for example in gardens or private gazebos on the beach, to allow for peaceful exchange with nature and your inner self.
Independent visitors staying in villas or in guests houses too will be catered for since most hotels and resorts welcome non-guests to their spas. There are also a number of independent health and beauty centres that are not affiliated with any resort.
Here is our selection of the 10 best Spas of the island. Step into any one of these havens and let expert hands pamper you…
7. Chamarel Spa
RELAX AND ENJOY!
Villas Caroline Hotel welcomes you to a world of wellness in the intimacy of its spa. A place to escape everyday life and retreat into a sanctuary filled with bliss and caressing aromas. Relax and pamper yourself, spend time with your soul-mate or treat your loved ones to a variety of spa treatments.
6. Shandrani Resort & Spas
TWO SPA AREAS AFFILIATED TO CLARINS
Adults staying at Shandrani for a minimum of four nights at the resort are entitled to a complimentary 45-minute massage. The resort features two spa areas affiliated to the prestigious Clarins brand, namely La Source Spa and La Source Wellness, both set amidst lush tropical surroundings.
As both names suggest, the facilities have been designed with the utmost care to invite guests to reconnect with nature and their inner selves.Located close to the hotel’s main facilities, La Source Spa provides an intimate and sophisticated setting drawing on an oriental-inspired lifestyle. In a soothing environment painted in neutral colours, professional and friendly therapists work their magic to gently revitalize the bodies of guests and soothe their minds.
5. Trou Aux Biches Resort & Spa
AN EXTENSIVE FACILITY DEDICATED TO WELL-BEING
Covering an impressive 2897 m2 amidst lush tropical gardens, Trou aux Biches’ spa will meet expectations of the most discerning travelers holidaying in Mauritius.
Water features are recurrent elements of Trou aux Biches’ tropical design and the spa is no exception. Stretching over cool reflecting ponds, a wooden pathway will lead guests to the heart of the spa.
A beautiful pool occupies the centre of the facility and is bordered on one side by an extensive wooden deck. Comfortable loungers are set in the shade of frangipane trees for guests to relax after their treatment.
Trou aux Biches’ spa features two separate areas each different in appearance and feel. Upon arrival, guests are presented with delicious herbal tea and a refreshing towel; a welcoming ritual performed to slowly awaken their senses.
4. Kairali Aryurvedic Spa
RELAX AND REJUVENATE
The expert therapists, who are professionally trained in Kerala (India), deliver pampering and dreamy treatments, which are followed by relaxation and a cup of warm herbal tea. The Spa’s emphasis is on relaxation and rejuvenation, with a menu including different massages, facials, beauty treatments as well as more specialized slimming and body firming treatments. Meditation and yoga are also offered to ensure a complete healing of body, mind and spirit. People looking for a relaxing moment to recharge their soul will find the Spa to be ideally suited for their needs.
3. Iridium Spa St Regis
RARE, REFINED AND TIMELESS
The journey will take you through a half an hour to half a day of sensory experiences in discreet, seductive and elegant surroundings. The time is yours to captivate and experience an uncompromising and professional service, from the time you enter the transcendental world of Iridium Spa to the moment you feel compelled to leave, as sun and sea may be calling!
2. Royal Palm Hotel
A WORLD-CLASS SPA IN MAURITIUS
Step through the grand entrance of Royal Palm’s spa and you will feel relaxed at once! Past the threshold, an entire world of pampering awaits to be explored. The sophisticated spa design is a feast for the eyes and seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor spaces which center onto a series of cascading pools surrounded by a spacious sun deck. Natural materials including lava stone, granite, wood and slate blend with the environment while providing a strong visual statement.
1. Seven Colours Spa
WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES IN A TROPICAL GARDEN
The Seven Colours Spa Village of the Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is one of the most beautiful well-being centres in the Indian Ocean and a haven of serenity in the heart of the Domaine de Bel Ombre. It has been awarded the World Luxury Spa of year 2014.
Set in an African village decor, the Seven Colours Spa Village of the Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is immersed in a world of serenity and harmony. It provides a total well-being experience with a unique and personalised approach.
Covering over 3,000m² of lush nature, the spa village contains clay huts with thatched roofs, surrounded by water ponds and lush tropical vegetation. Its 20 treatment rooms and two beach kiosks are open every day between 9am and 8.30pm. The spa’s facilities include two hammams, a sauna, one pool with hydro jet massage and chilled pool, a hair and beauty parlour as well as outdoor spaces for relaxation.
The exclusive treatments designed according to the healing power of colours are tailored to the individual needs of each guest to rebalance the energies.