UPDATED 27/08/2012 | Even more anticipated than ever – the St Regis Mauritius will open on the 01st of November 2012
Forbes Travel Guide has rated St Regis Mauritius in the top 10 most anticipated hotel openings of 2012 !
The first St. Regis hotel in southern Africa will open it’s doors for business on the white sand beaches of the Le Morne Peninsula in Mauritius on
May the 15th. | NOTE ** The opening date has been changed to the 15th of September See new edit above 27/08/12
Director of Sales and Marketing, Ramon von Schukkmann “Due to some exceptional reasons we are facing a delay in the final stage of the construction and the deliveries of some critical pieces of furniture and equipment. After careful consideration The St. Regis Mauritius Resort pre-opening team however has decided to remain committed to only open the resort with all facilities and services available to its guest as from the first day ”
Location : Le Morne is well known for it’s stunning backdrop in Mount Brabant as well as white sandy beaches. The St Regis will feautre 173 guestrooms — each with private balcony with a mix of sea and mountain views.
The Resort : Laid out on a long stretch of white sandy beach, guests can relax around the pool or on a day bed on the beach ! What else do you do on holiday in Mauritius ?
For the energetic, there is a tennis court and St Regis fitness club and the resorts water sport options include diving and kite surf facilities as well as non motorised sail boats and catamarans.
A private cinema, a St Regis library and the Boutique at St Regis are all great places to explore while the kids are enjoying themselves at the St Regis Childrens Club !
The Spa : The Iridium Spa features 7 Manor House Spa suites, 12 treatment rooms, 2 private couple treatment rooms as well as a sauna, jacuzzi and steam room ( Hamam ). There is a Hair and Nail Salon for the ladies and a barber for men ! When you are done grooming, spend some time relaxing on the Relaxation Terrace and enjoy freshly squeezed juices and herbal teas !
The rooms : A mixture of villas and suites, decorated in a traditional colonial style, rooms feature St Regis Signature Bedding, St Regis linen as well a personal butler. In room, guests have 40″ LED flat screen TV’s with a DVD player and Ipod/Multimedia Docking Panel as well as free WIFI. The elegantly appointed bathrooms feature St Regis ammenities.
Dining : If you enjoy fine dining and quality food, your stay at a St. Regis resort will be defined the fine dining experience. The St Regis Mauritius restaurants all feature menus designed by the highly acclaimed Executive Head Chef Dominique Blais.
Guests can discover true Mauritian cuisine at Le Manoir, the flavours and spices of India at Simply India or Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam at the Floating Market Restaurant. For a more relaxed atmosphere, The Boathouse restaurant serves the finest and freshest seafood available with live music on the beach. Take your shoes off and get your feet in the sand !
Other dining options include Atsuko, a fine dining Japanese restaurant serving sushi, sashimi, and yakitori as well as the best fresh seafood served with hot and cold sake.
Inspiration, is open kitchen format for a small number of guests. An interactive experience allowing diners to view a working kitchen, talk with the Chef and participate in creating new dishes before enjoying the finished product. A chance to learn the secrets of a master chef !
May 2012 will be an exciting time for the island and the tourism industry with a top end worldwide brand opening its doors on the island.
Highly anticipated, it is expected the St Regis will very quickly climb the ranks of Mauritius luxury hotels, already full with high end signature resorts like Le Prince Maurice, Le Touessrok and One and Only’s Le Saint Geran.
I have seen the resort – its location is stunning. Being a St Regis it will be first class and having the resources and team from The Grand Mauritian focused on opening the St Regis it is set to be an exciting debut for the hotel in 2012.
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