• Château Mon Désir restaurant

Maritim Resort & Spa

A popular choice for luxury in Mauritius

Set on 62 acres of tropical grounds on the north-west coast at Turtle Bay Marine National Park, Maritim Resort & Spa is 20 minutes by road from Port Louis and Grand Baie, and offers some of the best experiences this side of the island. With such a short drive from the shopping and nightly hot spots of the town, back at the hotel you'll find reassuringly elegant and luxurious facilities and activities, with rooms offering calm and relaxing interiors with balconies or terraces as well as spacious bathrooms and other exclusive additions.

Take to the water with kayaking and diving, or play a couple of rounds at the professionally designed 9-hole golf course. For something altogether more relaxing, visit the hotel spa and enjoy a plethora of relaxing treatments and facilities. There is a choice of four restaurants plus a feet-in-the-sand beer garden pub and a fine dining like no where else on the island at the romantic Chateau Mon Desir Restaurant — a popular choice located inside a colonial-style mansion.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating

Guide Price

£1,999 per person
Hotel Category
Deluxe
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Tripadvisor rating 4138 Reviews

Hotel highlights

  • Beautiful tropical setting
  • Great for families
  • 9-hole professionally designed golf course
  • Home to the famous Chateau Mon Desir Restaurant

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 212 rooms
  • Floors do not have lift access.

Main Facilities

  • Free parking
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Authentic
  • H&J Recommended
  • Iconic

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Maritim Resort & Spa

  • Approx. 1 hour by car from Mauritius International Airport.
4138 Reviews 90% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 2832
  • Very Good 841
  • Average 276
  • Poor 108
  • Terrible 81

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Sep 20, 2019

Paradise

Wakefield, United Kingdom

Just coming to the end of our 9 night holifay @ Maritim Spa Resort. I am honestly dumbstruck by the negative reviews from other users, our experience of the resort has been nothing short of amazing. The staff are so friendly and helpful, special mention to the La Maree bar staff who knock up the best cocktails and to Dylan our drinks server in the evening @ Quarterdeck bar. We have been told that the resort will closed for renovations from February but as soon as they are complete we will be looking to book our next stay. Thank you to everyone working at the resort for such an amazing holiday and for assisting in making some truly awesome memories.
Sep 15, 2019

Elegance by the Ocean

Canberra, Australia

I had to travel to Mauritius for a four day work acitvity, from Canberra to Mauritius it takes 32 hours and you will go through Perth, South Africa and finally get there. It is worth researching a quicker way - as there are direct flights, but if you are ona a schedule... The airport is a little under an hour to the hotel, but a pleasant drive across the island gets you there without hassle. The Maritim is secluded down a long drive way with beautiful gardens throughout the property. The staff were wonderful and very helpful and the hotel is folded into the surrounds which apparently makes it able to withstand cyclones. My room with big french doors opens on to the shore line was well appointed, large and confortable - the bathroom is big. All the ammenties are available in the room, except an iron - but there is an ironing room - I like an iron in my room!! I had a visitor one night - the Mauritius burrowing boa - it was small and the staff came and removed him back into the garden - I think the staff were more concerned than me. The Maritim is a really great hotel, with a number of resturants and bars with fantastic access to the beach. I would recommend staying there and if I am in the neighbourhood - I would stay there again.
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Maritim Resort & Spa

Facilities

Equestrian Centre

The fabulous Equestrian Centre has horses and ponies, giant Tortoises and a small animal farm, and beach walks as well as other activities can be arranged for all the family. Restrictions: Horse riding is not included in the All-Inclusive package

Dive Centre

Take a plunge into the beautiful depths of the Indian Ocean and discover another world, with classes and equipment hire available from the hotel's very own dive centre. Restrictions: Payable locally.

Fitness Centre

The spacious air-conditioned fitness room offers modern equipment and is open 24-hours, with instructors available during the daytime.

Maritim Golf Club

Designed by professional golf player Graham Marsh, this 9-hole golf course (par 29) offers green fees free of charge, driving net, putting green, and rentals at extra charge.

Tropical Flower Spa

A place to really treat yourself, the spa is set in the garden and can't be missed. All massage preparations, creams and masks are made using tropical flowers, plants and natural oils from the region which are then mixed according to the results of your skin analysis. The spa has twelve treatment rooms distributed throughout six single cabins, two double cabins and two wedding suites. In addition, there is a pavilion for yoga, pilates and dry massages, a hairdressing salon, a tranquility area behind the waterfall, a whirlpool, a sauna, a Turkish bath and a Kneipp foot bath.

Maritim beach

Land Activities

Land activities include tennis, archery, mini-golf, croquet, beach volleyball, and cycling.

Swimming Pool

The resort'sswimming pool features a kids section, whirlpool and swim up bar.

Maritim Resort & Spa

Room Types

Privilege Room

Privilege Room

The spacious Privilege Rooms are 40 to 44m2 and offer a comfortable and relaxing environment in which to spend time, with a balcony or terrace too so you can spend more time in the sun. They offer large bathrooms with free-standing bathtubs and there are also interconnecting rooms available on request.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Prestige Colonial room

Prestige Room

Prestige Rooms are 55 to 58m2 and offer fantastic sea views. The décor is elegant with light wooden furniture, natural tone cotton and silk fabrics with an additional walk-in wardrobe, as well as a large bathroom with double wash basins, a separate shower, and bath.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Suite

Suites are 80m² and are elegantly furnished in neutral tones. Each suite is individually designed to offer a unique experience. For arrivals from the 5th of January 2017, guests will automatically receive a VIP Beach package, which includes access to a spacious beach area with reserved sun beds, refreshing towel on arrival & during the day, unlimited mineral water, personal beach towel service (unlimited), beach bar servicewith a wider selection of drinks, basket of snacksduring the day, and a sun glasses cleaning service. Along with VIP beach access, guests can also enjoybutler service during your stay, a bottle of Champagne on arrival, a Nespresso machine in your room, a choice of breakfast locations - either at the main buffet restaurant or at la Maree which is served a la carte.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Butler Service
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Maritim Resort & Spa

Food & Drink

Maritim Quarter Deck Bar

Quarter Deck Bar

The perfect place to enjoy cocktails, beer, tasty snacks and wine; located directly on the beach with a beautiful view of the bay. This main bar is where you can really soak up the maritime atmosphere of the area. Afternoon tea: 15:30 to 18:30 Happy Hour: 17:00 to 19:00 Snacks menu: 12:30 to 23:00 Dress code: Casual

La Maree Terrace

La Marée Beach Restaurant & Bar

Located right on the beach, enjoy afternoon teas, delicious meals and snacks. Guests can also sample a wide range of seafood and barbecue meals with their feet right on the sand. Breakfast: 07:30 to 22:30 Lunch: 12:30 to 14:30 Dinner: 19:00 to 22:00 Bar: 09:00 to 23:30 Happy Hour: 17:00 to 19:00 Dress code: Dress codes apply in Maritim's restaurants. No shorts or flip-flops permitted in the main buffet restaurant or bars at night. The fine dining restaurant is elegant casual - long trousers are requested for men in the evening.

Les Filaos Beach BBQ

This Bavarian-style bar and grill offers a delicious menu and great drinks right on the sand underneath casuarinas trees, and makes for a great place to enjoy a beer and food. Monday to Saturday from midday to 21:30 Closed Sundays and Tuesdays Dinner: 06:30 pm to 09:30 pm Dress code: Casual

Belle Vue Restaurant

Enjoy buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner at this inviting main restaurant with wonderful pool views. For lunch and dinner guests are treated to local specialities and international favourites, with a sushi corner available each evening. Breakfast: 07:30 to 10:30 Lunch: 12:30 to 14:30 (buffet or set menu) Afternoon burgers corner: 14:30 to 17:00 Dinner: 18:30 to 22:00 (buffet or set menu) Dress code: Dress codes apply in Maritim's restaurants. No shorts or flip-flops permitted in the main buffet restaurant or bars at night. The fine dining restaurant is elegant casual - long trousers are requested for men in the evening.

Terrace Chateau Mon Desir Restaurant

Château Mon Désir Restaurant

An exclusive fine dining experience with dishes expertly prepared with influences from the Indian Ocean and France, this restaurant makes for a truly memorable experience. Enjoy a romantic dinner with views of the ocean and Citron River. Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday, 19:00 to 22:00 High Tea: Saturday and Sunday, 15:00 to 17:30 Brunch: Sunday, 11:00 to 14:00 Please note that reservations for Chateau Mon Desir including the Sunday Brunch must be made in advance. (Opening days according to the season) Dress code: Dress codes apply in Maritim's restaurants. No shorts or flip-flops permitted in the main buffet restaurant or bars at night. The fine dining restaurant is elegant casual - long trousers are requested for men in the evening.

Le Banyan Asian Fusion Restaurant

Set overlooking Turtle Bay and a centenary banyan tree, this Asian fusion restaurant offers a rich authentic menu with special themed evenings and an appealing interior. Dinner: 18:30 to 22:00 Closed on Sundays Dress code: Dress codes apply in Maritim's restaurants. No shorts or flip-flops permitted in the main buffet restaurant or bars at night. The fine dining restaurant is elegant casual - long trousers are requested for men in the evening.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive

Food; Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main Belle Vue restaurant serving local and international cuisine with live cooking stations. A la carté breakfast is also available for Prestige room guests at La Maree Beach restaurant. Lunch and dinner (selected items menu) also available at La Maree Beach restaurant and Les Filaos Beach BBQ, serving seafood, salads and barbecue food, and lunchtime snacks. Also enjoy dinner at Le Banyan Asian Fusion Restaurant. A variety of snacks, ice-creams and milkshakes included, plus afternoon pancakes and pastries at Quarter Deck Snack Bar.

Drink; A selection of imported wines, choice of local and international spirits, local beers, soft drinks and fresh orange juice, all by the glass, and bottled water, served in all bars and restaurants. Selected mini-bar items (beer, wine, juice, water and soft drinks, refilled once daily).

Activities; Watersports include water-skiing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaks, stand up paddle, snorkeling and glass bottom boat trips. Enjoy unlimited golf green fees at 9-hole Maritim Golf Club (excluding club hire), mini-golf, archery, table tennis, nature walk, jogging tracks, yoga and Pilates classes and use of spa facilities (treatments payable locally), access to the fitness centre and classes. Kids club (3-11 years). Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas.

All Inclusive Premium

Food; Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main Belle Vue restaurant serving local and international cuisine with live cooking stations. A la carté breakfast is also available for Prestige room guests at La Maree Beach restaurant. Lunch and dinner (selected items menu) also available at La Maree Beach restaurant and Les Filaos Beach BBQ, serving seafood, salads and barbecue food, and lunchtime snacks. Also enjoy dinner at Le Banyan Asian Fusion Restaurant or try a typical Mauritian menu at Lakaz Kreol. Guests staying on an All Inclusive Premium board basis will also enjoy one 3-course dining experience (within the Premium All Inclusive selection, excluding drinks) at Chateau Mon Desir- fine dining restaurant per person per stay. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 19:00 to 22:00. A variety of snacks, ice-creams and milkshakes included, plus afternoon pancakes and pastries at Quarter Deck Snack Bar.

Drink; A selection of imported wines, including French wines. A choice of local and international spirits, local beers, selected cocktails and mocktails, soft drinks and fresh orange juice, all by the glass, and bottled water, served in all bars and restaurants. Selected mini-bar items (beer, wine, juice, water and soft drinks, refilled daily).

Activities; Guests staying on an All Inclusive Premium board basis can enjoy full use of saunas, hammam, relaxation pool, and 'kneipp walk' of the Maritim Tropical Flower Spa. Watersports include water-skiing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaks, stand up paddle, snorkeling, aqua gym and glass bottom boat trips. Tennis (excluding equipment), unlimited golf green fees at 9-hole Maritim Golf Club (excluding club hire), mini-golf, archery, table tennis, use of spa facilities (treatments payable locally), access to the fitness centre and classes. For early departures, relax with an early bird breakfast at the reception between 04:30 to 07:30. Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas.

Maritim Resort & Spa

Family Friendly Facilities

The Turtle Kids Club

Set in a mini club house, The Turtle Kids Club welcomes children to join in the fun and games at the giant tortoise park and small animal farm, and features a games room, veranda, bathroom, and trained hostesses. For children aged 3 - 11 years only. Payable locally, guests can book 24-hours in advance and leave your little ones in the safe hands of the hotel's babysitters.

Maritim Resort & Spa

Special Offers

Honeymoon offer

Bride stays free

Complimentary stay for the bride on an a Standard All Inclusive basis, including the below added values: 

- One bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
- One Romantic Candlelight dinner during the stay
- Gift from Management

  • Black out dates may apply
  • Not combinable with any other offer
  • Applicable for same sex couples
  • Valid for stays in all room categories except Presidential Suite & Maritim Villa
  • Wedding certificate must be provided at time of check-in no older than 9 months prior to weddingdate. 

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