Mauritius is often listed as one of the top holiday destinations so in Mauritius hotels are of all types. On the one hand you have plenty of luxury hotels but family friendly hotels and cheap hotels are also abundant in Mauritius. Besides these categories you can also choose to stay in villas, bungalows or apartments that are available near popular beaches especially in the North. Prior to 2012, Mauritius hotels would have their own star rating but since 2012 the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority has announced rating according to international standards so making a selection from a range of Mauritius hotel styles to match your budget is not difficult.
Mauritius hotels are well known for their service, spas, water sports and diving activities. What most families like is the fact that the Mauritius hotels offer kids and teen clubs so that everyone can have a great time. Of course some of the more exclusive destinations in Mauritius offer some of the Best luxury hotels. A number of hotels also offer premium all inclusive packages which could include certain meals, spa treatments as well as a range of activities.
Mauritius has a dozen regions and each region has a unique appeal of its own. So selecting a hotel in Mauritius does not only depend on your budget but also on the kinds of activity you wish to indulge in and the areas you wish to explore. Mauritius Island, Rodrigues Island, Flic-En-Flac are all popular destinations and so is the Grand Baie. Some hotels and resorts also offer activities like golf and equestrian. Constance Le Prince Maurice, Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort, LUX* Le Morne are extremely popular for various reasons. While one offers a beach to lounge in privately, the second has golf and the third offers a place for relaxation and romance in the secluded South of the Island. St Regis Mauritius Resort offers traditional elegance in a former sugar plantation with the monolith Le Morne Brabant as a backdrop.
For families, staying in a serviced villa is one of the most popular choices. Besides being close to beaches the villas are within walking distance of shopping malls and supermarkets. Mauriclick offer some of the best villas for all budgets throughout the island. Among family oriented Mauritius hotels, La Pirogue remains an all-time favorite. It was the first hotel on the island and the thatched bungalows remain the USP. There are hammocks stretched across the abundant coconut trees and the freestyle pool help to complete a relaxing and easy-going holiday for the family.
Almost all three star Mauritius hotels are known for offering five star services and one of these is the Veranda Paul & Virginie. This is an affordable hotel that is situated in a lagoon in a fishing village called Grand Gaube. The hotel is a good place for a romantic getaway. Zilwa Attitude is another affordable destination that offers a ‘taste of the island life’ like fishing with local fishermen and home cooked dinner.