Heritage Le Telfair, Mauritius
Nestled between the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and the lush green slopes of the new 18 hole championship golf course at the foot of a mountain
Located in the South, Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort affiliate member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World has been developed on the site of one of Mauritius' best kept and most jealously guarded secrets, the former sugar estate of Bel Ombre of 2500 hectares.
The 158 rooms and suites are accommodated in 20 villas created with a Colonial style and architecture, reminiscent of the last century. All the rooms have dark timber floors and painted timber wainscoting, ceilings and architraves in a French colonial style. Each bedroom is fitted with a ceiling fan and a spacious ensuite bathroom with a bath, walk-in shower and separate toilet.
Heritage Le Telfair offers an impressive choice of dining experiences with 12 restaurants within Domaine de Bel Ombre. These include Annabella's, which provides a daily changing, delicious five course menu, Gin'ja is located on a stretch of powder white sand and offers the freshest seafood and fish served Japanese style. People come from all over the island to eat here. Le Chateau de Bel Ombre is a romantic 19th century chateau-style restaurant, with antique wood panelling. It serves elegant Mauritian cuisine and has an exclusive wine cellar. It is to be noted that Gin’ja and Chateau de Bel Ombre are adults only restaurants.
The 18 hole championship golf course was designed by Matkovich & Hayes from South Africa, where Heritage Le Telfair residents have free and unlimited green fees. A free shuttle is available to access the golf course.
The Seven Colours Spa Millesime Collection includes nine treatment rooms, each with a private garden and open-air shower. To preserve intimacy, two outdoor gazebos are furnished with a pool and private relaxation area. Massage tables are surrounded, at the same height, by rim-flow pools conducive to relaxation. The Couple suite offers the widest range of treatments with exceptional comfort, private pool with a rest area complete with a four poster bed. Saunas, steam rooms and cold water pools are available in both ladies and gents areas. The spa offers an extensive range of treatments.
Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort boasts a special children's Miniclub Timomo which is open from 8:30am to 11:30pm daily, and welcomes children from the age of 2 (if potty trained) to 11. Personalised babysitting service and special amenities for infants and toddlers are also available. Free daily babysitting for toddlers under 2 years of age from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm as from 01 Feb 2015.
The huge nature reserve of Bel Ombre, spreading over 2500 acres, presents a unique environment for jogging and strolling while observing the numerous birds, butterflies and deer in their natural habitat. Mountain or quad biking, as well as trekking, are other options available at Frederica Nature Reserve