Located in the South of Mauritius, Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort is an affiliate member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. It is situated on 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. 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 en suite bathroom with a bath, walk-in shower and separate toilet.
The resort 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. There is also Gin’ja, which 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. 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 conductive to relaxation. The Couple Suite offers the widest range of treatments with exceptional comfort. It has a private pool with a rest area, complete with a four poster bed. Saunas, steam rooms and cold water pools are available in both the ladies and gent’s areas. The spa offers an extensive range of treatments.
Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort boasts Timomo, a special children’s Miniclub. This is open from 8:30am to 11:30pm daily, and welcomes children from the age of two (if potty trained) to 11. Personalised babysitting service and special amenities for infants and toddlers are also available. Free daily babysitting for toddlers under two years of age from 8am to 4pm.
The huge nature reserve of Bel Ombre is spread over 2,500 acres. It presents a unique environment for jogging and strolling while observing wildlife in its natural habitat. Mountain or quad biking, as well as trekking, are other options available at Frederica Nature Reserve.