Marco’s Mauritius: A Selection of My Favourite Hotels & Restaurants


20 Degrés Sud

Nestled in the heart of a quiet area of ​​the north coast, 20°Sud effectively combines luxury and conviviality in an elegant and subtle way. A few minutes by ferry from the lively town centre of Grand Baie, this relaxing oasis offers the traveller a refreshing setting. Beautiful rooms designed by Flamant Home Interiors® offer a unique experience to each resident. The ubiquitous ocean gives a glimpse of three islands in the distance, a row of dots between you and the horizon. A member of Relais & Châteaux, this charming Boutique Hotel is distinguished by its intimate character, refinement and privileged location in an exceptional setting.

Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

Nestled along the untouched eastern coast of the verdant island nation, Trou d’Eau Douce Bay’s tranquil, uncrowded world-class beaches are found. Here, the resort offers an unrivalled standard of privacy and personalisation in an atmosphere of refined island luxury. Thoughtfully renovated in accordance with plush contemporary design, every room and suite incorporates indigenous island touches, features uninterrupted, postcard-perfect views of sparkling, turquoise waters and embodies sophistication and style.

Shanti Maurice

Each of the generously sized suites and luxurious villas at Shanti Maurice boast uninterrupted views across the calm waters of the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by fragrant private gardens, spacious terraces, and offering their own refreshing private pools, the contemporary-styled villas offer everything you need for a luxurious Mauritius getaway. Rooms feature simple, timeless décor, and are tastefully furnished with large and comfortable beds, panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows, and free in-room entertainment systems. Many of the suites and villas lead straight onto the hotel’s private white sandy beach.

LUX* Grand Gaube

Amidst lush tropical gardens, LUX* Grand Gaube is enveloped by undulating coves, the calmest of lagoons and is blessed with two tranquil beaches and two spectacular swimming pools. From generously proportioned rooms with balconies or terraces, to romantic junior suites and showstopper villas with private pools and gardens – all come complete with Indian Ocean vistas and that legendary LUX* hospitality.

Constance Prince Maurice

Unplug and recharge in a 5* luxury hideaway surrounded by an abundance of nature. Blissfully peaceful, its elegance is matched only by the discreet, intuitive service. Each suite features air-conditioning, bathroom with bathtub, double vanities, separate shower/WC, hair dryer, mini-bar, safe, desk, satellite TV, Hi-Fi, telephone, Apple Mac mini, complimentary WI-FI internet access, furnished terrace or balcony.


La Rougaille (Creole)
Botteghita (Italian)
Little Sechuan (Chinese)
La Caban du Pecheur (Beach cafe)