The Residence


Mauritius' east coast transports and The Residence transport guests back to the colonial times and the flair of the ruling class. The charm of the era is is present in every fibre of “The Residence”, which fully deserves its name. It is not only a place to spend the night but a hotel to reside at .



The resort is located by the most beautiful, fine sand beach of the island, which gently slopes down to the sea.


As the name suggests, The Residence Mauritius truly sums up the glory and splendour read more » of the past century. Built to reflect the style and mood of the gracious 1920s, The Residence combines modern and traditional aspects, designed for guests who love elegance and beauty.



The same is true for the cuisine. The Dining Room restaurant, designed with elegant wood, serves breakfast and main meals to its international guests. Enjoy the view while tasting culinary delicacies from all over the world.


The Verandah restaurant serves light snacks by the pool. Enjoy as much seafood as your heart desires and try some dishes with local spices and herbs.


Those guests who enjoy a lie-in do not need to go without their breakfast but may take a late brunch served at the bar, where the traditional afternoon tea is also served.



Furthermore, the extensive luxury hotel encompasses a spacious swimming pool area with children’s pool, steam bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, boutique shops, coiffure and beauty salon. Live-music is played every evening until midnight.


In short: a highly luxurious and comfortable hotel decked out in elegant colonial style.



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The residence outer appearance is as beautiful as the interior design. The two and three storey buildings are straightforward but elegantly designed, the interior being an extravagant mixture of simple read more » elegance combined with a high level of comfort.


All rooms are luxuriously equipped with a king-size bed, marble bathroom, separate shower, hairdryer, safe and large walk-in closet. They furthermore include a sitting corner, satellite-TV, stereo, telephone, mini-bar, air conditioning, ceiling fan and terrace or balcony.


Guests of The Residence have access to a personal butler service that will kindly take care of any tedious tasks, even unpacking your luggage.



The Ocean View category stands for more than 56 square metres of fine luxuries with a partial view of the ocean. Guests of the Ocean Front reside on over 58 square metres, enjoying a direct view of the ocean. The Junior Suite covers an area of 86 square metres with an extra living room and a fantastic view of the garden.


However, the true showpiece of the luxurious estate is surely the Colonial Ocean Front Suite with almost 106 square metres. Newly renovated 2004, the suite includes a large, separate living room and a second bathroom with shower and WC.


A large terrace, equipped with sun chairs, offers a splendid view of the ocean. Those guests who unfortunately have brought work with them, may use a private computer with free internet connection.


The Residence fulfils even highest expectations; reside in fine style and every comfort imaginable!



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Pure relaxation: after having spent a few hours in the beauty temple (400 square metres large), guests leave the house with a feeling of vitality and exhilaration.


"The Sanctuary" wellness-centre applies read more » the Swiss cosmetic brand "La Prairie" for facials, full body treatments, massages and individually designed therapy programmes.



Those who enjoy doing sports will be delighted with the various activities offered by the luxury resort. The Yacht Club awaits guests with three floodlit tennis courts and a volleyball field. Aerobics, water skiing, windsurfing, Hobie Cat, canoes, kayaks, snorkelling, paddle boats, glass-bottom boats and fishing are all included in the hotel price.


For an extra fee, guests may enjoy a trip with the large catamaran, rent a boat to go deep-sea fishing in the ocean or go scuba diving at the nearby coral reef, of course, accompanied by a professional instructor. A PADI scuba diving centre is also located near the hotel.



The Planters Kids Club invites children between three and twelve to take part in various activities, such as scuba diving lessons, sports competitions, body painting, hikes, glass-bottom boat tours, pony riding, treasure hunting and many more.


A friendly and creative team (speaking both English and French) is responsible for your young ones. The Clubhouse resembles a sugar plantation mansion, built in the typical colonial style, surrounded by a large tropical garden with a playground.


Opening hours are adapted to the needs of both young and old: the full programme takes place from 9 am to 8 pm. Upon request, parents may book a babysitter for their children at additional costs.


The motto of The Residence: a holiday of the highest standard, being active and enjoying life with all your senses!



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