LE MORNE, Mauritius—St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced the debut of The St. Regis Mauritius Resort, marking the brand’s first hotel in Africa and the 30th St. Regis hotel in the world.
“As we add new, must-visit destinations to our global portfolio of hotels and resorts, the opening of The St. Regis Mauritius Resort truly marks an important milestone for the brand,” says Paul James, global brand leader St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, and W Hotels Worldwide.
The resort is located at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Le Morne. Designed by Stauch Vorster Architects with interiors by Trevor Julius of design firm dsgn, The St. Regis Mauritius Resort is modelled on a Victorian sugar-baron’s manor house set in a historical estate.
The resort features 172 guestrooms and suites, ranging from 700 to 2300 square feet, all with terraces and views of the Indian Ocean. The beachfront St. Regis Villa features a private entrance, four bedrooms, entertainment and dining areas, an infinity pool, a bar and private spa treatment room.
The resort’s signature restaurant, Simply India was created by Michelin-starred celebrity chef Atul Kochhar and offers a modern interpretation of authentic Indian cuisine. Led by Executive Chef Olivier Belliard, The St. Regis Mauritius Resort offers six other distinct food and beverage experiences ranging from Le Manoir Dining Room with a menu inspired by a blend of French and traditional Mauritian cuisine, to the Asian menu at Floating Market, and a relaxing beachside spot for casual oceanfront dining at The Boathouse Bar & Grill.
The St. Regis Mauritius Resort is also home to the region’s first Iridium Spa. The 22,730 square-foot spa includes a full-service salon, relaxation lounge, jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms, 12 treatment rooms, as well as a dedicated men’s grooming salon and a 24-hour fitness club.
The resort is also home to the manor house, which comprises seven suites with in-room spa facilities, a private 24-seat cinema, a drawing room for indoor entertainment and games, a swimming pool, as well as a library and conservatory. Other leisure facilities at the resort include a beachside swimming pool, a tennis court, and a resort boutique.