At LUX* Belle Mare there is always something for both couples and the whole family to enjoy.
A resort renowned for its hospitality, it provides the perfect setting for tropical elegance and affords an enviable beachfront setting with incredible Indian Ocean views. We recently sent Connie, one of our Client Experience Specialists and her top 10 reasons to visit give further evidence as to why you should visit the Lux* Belle Mare resort.
Whatever you do, make sure you try one of the low-fat ice creams packed with island fruits from their ‘ici’ vendors – they are delicious!
At LUX* Belle Mare dining is superb in every one of the resorts four restaurants, including the stunning Amari by Vineet - a royal Indian setting with contemporary flavours. Guests can also enjoy a range of tailor-made spa experiences at LUX* Me Spa along with a wide selection of complimentary watersports and land-based activities.
This is a resort that really understands families, with suites and villas that can comfortably accommodate everyone and a service they will all adore. Family amenities are also offered on arrival. For children aged between three and 11 years PLAY is open 10 am to 10 pm; and for teens aged between 12 and 17 there is STUDIO 17, a hive of activities guaranteed to keep them happy from 10 am to 10 pm.
The resort provides a daily programme of entertainment for adults and children with guests entertained every evening by local artists and with themed evenings – so those awful words 'I'm bored' should never be uttered, as everyone from young to old can choose to be as active or relaxed as they wish.
LUX* Belle Mare comprises 174 suites, including 60 Junior Suites, 22 Romantic Junior Suites, 27 Junior Suites Pool View, 25 Junior Suites Pool View, 27 Junior Suites Beach View, 4 Ocean Suites, 7 Honeymoon Suites, 14 Family Suites and the Super LUX* Suite, all of which are sea-facing. The 12 luxury Villas at LUX* Belle Mare feature stunning sea views in a secluded island setting re-designed by celebrity designer Kelly Hoppen, with a private heated pool and garden with refreshing outdoor shower, as well as butler service.
Alongside the four restaurants, two bars and coffee shop, there are a range of opportunities for private dining here.
The MIXE restaurant overlooks the shimmering swimming pool, serving a range of exquisite cuisine throughout the day – from global breakfast dishes and handmade pastries to curry and teppanyaki.
Amari by Vineet is an elegant Indian restaurant from three Michelin-starred chef Vineet Bhatia, showcasing innovative twists on the country’s classics.
Duck Laundry serves an array of Chinese dishes with duck as the star ingredient.
Beach Rouge offers seasonal, local fare overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Named after Kelly Hoppen, K Bar serves craft beers from its own microbrewery.
Mari Kontan offers a menu of renowned Mauritian rum.
Café LUX* uses home-roasted beans to make some incredible coffee.
Activities and Entertainment
You can rest assured that your spa, fitness and lifestyle experience at LUX* Belle Mare will be truly tailored to your needs, as the LUX*Me programme combines fitness, spa, nutrition, yoga and much more in a unique wellbeing concept. Enjoy a luxurious facial, a fun exercise class or an invigorating yoga session.
Get competitive with one of many sports on offer, including beach volleyball, tennis and ping pong. Be sure to make the most of the resort’s fabulous location in Mauritius by embarking on an exciting bike ride through the verdant hillsides and lush mountain passes, visiting local markets and charming villages along the way.
One of the most exhilarating experiences offered by this LUX* Resort is the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. Specialised cruises operate early in the morning to ensure you’ll meet the fascinating creatures before they move beyond to reef to hunt.
At LUX* Belle Mare there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained. Children between the ages of three and 12 will love PLAY, a supervised children’s club where your little ones will take part in art classes and treasure hunts, learning all about life in Mauritius. For teenagers, there’s Studio 17, with local dance and language classes, beach sports activities and exciting island excursions.
Holidays at LUX* Belle Mare are all about those extra little touches, such as stumbling across an impromptu, al fresco cinema, a mobile observatory for stargazing, or a wardrobe on wheels that’s actually a secret bar.
This innovative attention to detail extends to the four LUX* restaurants, where dishes reflect an array of Mauritian flavours and textures. At the resort’s main restaurant, The Kitchen, you’ll discover authentic island cuisine accompanied by the tantalising rhythms of Sega dancers. The Beach is the place to go for fresh seafood barbecues and delectable Mediterranean fare in a gorgeous beachside setting, while East boasts an extensive ‘mix and match’ style menu – why not go for Thai starter followed by a Japanese main? The Asian Tapas option is also a fine choice, as you’ll be served a ten-course tasting menu showcasing the very best of South-East Asian cuisine.
Evening entertainment can be found at The Bar and across the resort. Belle Mare insists on hiring a wide range of enthusiastic, genuine and highly talented artists, dancers and musicians, so you’ll watch everything from local musicians to Mauritian Sega.
The resort houses a picturesque beach with powdered white sand, from which you can enjoy a complete range of thrilling watersports. Meanwhile, just a ten-minute drive away, find a five-star PADI diving centre. An expansive pool surrounded by plush sun loungers lies just behind the beach.
The truly tranquil LUX* Me Spa offers a range of indulgent treatments, while a fitness centre and floodlit tennis courts will ensure you keep active on your Mauritian escape.
As for children, LUX* Belle Mare houses both a children’s and teen club.
1/12 - Swimming Pool at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
2/12 - Sandy Toes Bar at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
3/12 - Junior Suite at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
4/12 - Beach Rouge at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
5/12 - Pool Restaurant at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
6/12 - Lagoon Suite at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
7/12 - Cafe Lux at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
8/12 - Beachfront Villa Pool at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
9/12 - Beach at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
10/12 - Swimming Pool at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
11/12 - Amari Restaurant at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
12/12 - Pool Bar at LUX* Belle Mare, Mauritius
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