On an unspoilt crescent of snow-white, flour-soft sand, lapped by the sapphire waves of the Indian Ocean and dotted with swaying palm trees, LUX* Belle Mare Resort & Villas blends five-star indulgence and modern luxury with laid-back island living.
Kelly Hoppen, the London-based interiors specialist, has seamlessly combined contemporary style with the design language of traditional Mauritian hospitality to create warm and uplifting spaces everywhere from the suites to the public areas; while landscape maestro Stephen Woodhams is behind the gardens, resplendent with the kaleidoscopically colourful fauna of the Indian Ocean.
At the heart of it all is Mauritius’ biggest swimming pool, a free-form curve of sparkling aquamarine, lined with sun- loungers, where those guests who can resist the ocean’s call and the plentiful activities on offer can bask the day away in the shade of a parasol, before the night-time illuminations transform the poolside into a truly magical backdrop.
Beyond the sands, a kaleidoscope of sea life awaits in the lagoon – you’ve found one of the most delightful spots on the island.
Fuss free and relaxed, LUX* Belle Mare’s new spin on luxury sets the tone. Guests can expect all the little touches of a five- star deluxe seaside retreat, but without the formality of other luxury hotels. From the spacious Family Junior Suites to the romance-fuelled Honeymoon Suites, Kelly Hoppen’s interiors are lighter, brighter sanctuaries that inspire serenity with a blend of soothing whites with bright splashes of tropical colour to remind you of where you are: on the gorgeous tropical island of Mauritius.
Every bed has exclusive LUX* Sleep Tight mattress and high-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens, so even the lightest sleeper can be sure of the best night’s rest.
Right beside the pool, MIXE restaurant and the Mari Kontan rum hut are just two of LUX* Belle Mare’s 10 dining and drinking venues. Throw in the home-style Chinese tastes of Duck Laundry; the other-level Indian flavours of Michelin-starred chef Vineet Bhatia’s Amari by Vineet; Latin American street food from the Rolls Royce food truck.
You’ll find fresh, seasonal Mediterranean dishes at Beach Rouge; house-roasted Café LUX* coffee and island-brewed craft beer at K-Bar, and guests truly are spoilt for choice.
WELLNESS & SPA
Through the LUX* Wellness Concierge’s tailored holistic programmes combining exercise, nutrition and spa treatments, guests can create a restorative and indulgent experience bespoke to their needs and wellbeing goals.
Set in a peaceful Zen garden, the spacious modern spa comprises a steam room, sauna, chilled plunge pool, a heated swimming pool and a relaxing Tea Lounge, where guests can sit and sip expertly blended herbal infusions after their pampering therapies. The 12 treatment rooms offer an array of hand-picked treatments from wellbeing traditions around the world, including Balinese, Swedish, Thai and Indian massages; Ayurvedic treatments; Chinese medicinal practices including specially developed Zhengliao therapies, and innovative cupping techniques designed to ease muscle tension and tone the skin.
Delivered by LUX* Me’s highly trained therapists, treatments are tailored around four guiding principles – relaxation and stress relief, anti-ageing and rejuvenation, cleansing and detoxifying, and weight loss and toning – and can be adapted or combined to meet the needs of the individual guest. Among the range of natural oils and skincare products used is an exclusive- to-LUX* range of essential oils created from island-sourced ingredients any queries during your stay, the LUX* hospitality desk is on hand throughout your stay to make sure everything runs smoothly.
LUX* Belle Mare is set on the island’s widest stretch of beach and blessed with the softest white sand and the most spectacular sunrises. This breathtaking backdrop provides the blissful setting for the ultimate beach yoga experience.
Led by the Wellness Concierge, guests will be guided on a sensory journey that will awaken you from the inside, expand your mind and strengthen your body. As the sun rises the class concludes with a nourishing breakfast overlooking the beach, providing time to reflect on the morning activity and prepare for other day in paradise.
From an exhilarating array of refreshing water sports to a laid-back game of golf, on one of our three world-class courses, LUX* Belle Mare‘s wide selection of water and land-based activities is sure to keep you entertained and always on the go.
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