Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa, Mauritius * * * *
Boasting an exceptionally sunny location by a peaceful lagoon on one of Mauritius’ most famous beaches, Flic-en-Flac
The hotel is situated on the beautiful west coast in an area which was largely responsible for the island earning its prestigious and deserved reputation as the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’.
The Hilton Resort’s refined yet warm atmosphere is characterised by its distinctive contemporary architecture and sophisticated design. The stylish purity of its dazzling white buildings with their soft arch features, teak lattice verandas and thatched roof canopies is in perfect harmony with the lush tropical setting. A collection of richly decorative art contrasts and complements the simplicity and calming tones of the hotel’s elegant décor.
All of the well-appointed guest rooms, which are located in a series of pavilion style buildings, face out to the sea, guaranteeing perfect views from dawn to dusk. Air-conditioned and attractively decorated, they offer total comfort combined with privacy.
The Hilton Resort offers diners an inviting range of culinary excellence, and features chef Sylvain Dubbreau, formerly of the Crillon Hotel , a one star Michelin restaurant in Paris.
The choice of fare includes the ‘Ginger Thai’, providing the best of Thai cuisine, the ‘Melanzane’, specialising in a Mediterranean-inspired fish menu, and the ‘Pomme d’Amour’ which has a wide selection of both local and international dishes. Guests can also enjoy lunch at ‘The Coquillages’, which conveniently adjoins the hotel’s large swimming pool and also provides service to the guests on the beach.
A host of complimentary leisure pursuits are available at the Hilton. In addition to the water sports available at the hotel, guests can enjoy tennis, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, catamaran cruises and horse riding. The Resort also has a compact nine-hole golf course, and is able to provide golfing enthusiasts with access to the greens of local private clubs.
For those in need of some pampering and a luxurious treat, The Spa and beauty centre at the Hilton Resort provide an impressive variety of health and beauty treatments. Families staying at the hotel can also take advantage of The Kids Club, which has a team of fully qualified professionals to entertain and baby sit children aged four to twelve.