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Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort

Located in Bel Ombre on the South Coast


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Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort has been created on the site of one of Mauritius' best kept and most jealously guarded secrets, the former sugar estate of Bel Ombre. Set on 15 hectares, the Resort nestles breathtakingly between the dreamy turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and the lush Plaine Champagne hills. The Resort has a residential charm all of its own, capturing the colonial spirit of Mauritius with its plantation architecture, expansive manicured tropical gardens as well as the gentle waters of the Citronniers River. Unequalled in Mauritius, nature is at the heart of this resort from the pristine reef-enclosed lagoon and beach, the adjacent nature reserve of Frederica which extends over 1500 hectares as well as the 18-hole Championship golf course and 9-hole short course.

 

Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort has been a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World since September 2008, and is exceptional in many ways: its butler service in Suites is one indication of their conviction that top quality is synonymous with personalised service. Further, the luxurious and spacious rooms decorated with fine white woodwork, all refer to the decor and interiors of Mauritius in the 19th Century.

 

Accommodation

 

The Resort offers a variety of luxury accommodation in a discrete village style design of 20 villas of 6 to 8 rooms. The 158 rooms and suites have beautiful sea or river views through ceiling to floor French windows. Each rooms has either a private balcony or terrace from which to ensure the view.

 

Each room offers individually controlled air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, electronic safe, interactive flatscreen TV with satellite channels, telephone, data port, dressing table with hairdryer and mini bar with tea & coffee making facilities. A spacious bathroom adjoins with a soak bath, walk-in shower, separate toilet, electric shaver plugs, spacious dressing facilities and bathrobes. All Suites have an i-pod docking station.

 

Superior Rooms: 128 Superior Rooms of which 50 have a view of the river, 62 a sea view and 16 beach front. There are 32 inter-leading rooms. The Superior Rooms can accommodate either 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years or 3 adults sharing. Rooms have either a Kingsize bed or twin beds and a sofa bed.

 

Junior Suite: The 20 Junior Suites, 16 of which enjoy a sea view, each have a hexagonal shaped lounge, a wide linen-draped four poster bed and in the bathroom, a generously proportioned old style bathtub. Ground floor suites have a private outdoor shower area. The Junior Suites can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and an infant in a room. All the Junior Suites can connect to a Superior Room if inter-leading rooms are required.

 

Senior Suite: The 8 Senior Suites of 101sqm, 6 of which enjoy a sea view,  each offer a perfect escape with separate lounge and dining area furnished with period pieces. The adjoining bedroom has a generous linen-draped four poster bed as well as a spacious en-suite bathroom with a 'his' and 'hers' wardrobe. Ground floor suites have a private outdoor shower area. The Senior Suites can accommodate either 2 adults and 1 child under 12 years or 3 adults sharing. The room has a Kingsize bed and an extra bed can be provided.

 

Ocean Suite: The 2 Ocean Suites (104sqm) are set on the foot step of the Indian Ocean with a large verandah, spacious lounge, dining area and guest washroom. The adjoining bedroom has a wide linen-draped four poster bed as well as a spacious en-suite bathroom, 'his' and 'hers' wardrobe and an old style, free standing bathtub and private outdoor shower area. The Ocean Suite can accommodate either 2 adults and 1 child under 12 years or 3 adults sharing. The room has a Kingsize bed and an extra bed can be provided.

 

A butler service is available 24 hours a day for all guests staying in a Suite.

 

Dining

 

Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort offers a wide variety of dining experiences allowing guests to discover new flavours and cuisines.

 

Annabella's is the main restaurant, at the heart of the resort, that serves breakfast and dinner from the interactive show kitchen, where guests and kitchen brigade enjoy a convivial atmosphere. A table d'hote menu is served every night or guests can use the food credit extended to eat a la carte.

 

Gin'ja is set on the beach and opens for lunch through to dinner. Serving fresh fish and seafood with an Asian inspired influence, this restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner at sunset. Dining at this restaurant is extended to a 'feet in the sand' experience with table settings on the beach and along the waters edge with a mood enhanced by flaming torches. For dinner, a table d'hote menu is available. Alternatively a food credit is extended to guests choosing the a la carte menu.

 

Le Palmier, located on the edge of the beach and beside the pool, this restaurant offers a light and varied cuisine throughout the day with dishes cooked over a wood fire or BBQs with Mediterranean influences... the perfect place to enjoy the sea without interruption. The place to eat in your swimsuit and sarong!

 

Cavendish Bar & Lounge is the masterpiece of the hotel. This bar boasts a cigar and library lounge reserved for the connoisseur gathering in comfortable armchairs, enjoying the sounds of the resident band, overlooking the river. Open from 11am until late.

 

Le Chateau de Bel Ombre, once the Manor House and heart of the Bel Ombre Estate, is now a restaurant open from lunch straight through to dinner. Le Chateau de Bel Ombre is ideal for weddings, special events and those occasions requiring an extraordinary setting.

 

Activities & Facilities

 

The Resort offers a plethora of complimentary and paid sporting activities, both on land and at sea:

Land Sports:

Free of charge: 9 hole pitch and putt Par 3 course (one per day for guests 18 years and older), fully equipped gym, aerobics sessions, tai chi sessions, yoga sessions, table tennis, french bowls, 3 floodlit tennis courts, tennis, badminton, darts, beach volleyball, beach soccer, indoor games.

With supplement: 18-hole golf course Par 72, personal trainer at the gym, golf cart, golf equipment, caddies, lessons, tennis lessons, tennis balls, billiards/tokens, quad-biking in the Frederica estate, video games.

Water Sports:

Free of charge: 4600sqm swimming pool, 1 swimming pool at the kids club, windsurfing, dinghy/laser, canoes (single and double), water-skiing sessions, aqua-gym, pedal boats, glass bottom boat trips, snorkeling trips and the new heated pool.

With supplement: catamaran cruises, deep sea fishing, kite-surfing, scuba diving (PADI), water-skiing lessons.

 

Golf du Château

 

Carved out of the old sugar fields between St Martin and Citronniers Rivers, this prestigious course was designed by Peter Matkovich of Matkovich and Hayes, South Africa.  Facilities include a 18-hole 72-par championship course, 9 hole 27-par short course, driving range, chipping and putting practice greens, club house with Pro Shop, restaurant and bar, caddies, golf carts, trolleys and equipment for hire, PGA Golf Pro and Assistant Pro.

 

Thanks to preferential agreements, guests of Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort can also enjoy two other golf courses: The Tamarina Golf Estate and Beach Club and Le Paradis Golf Club.

 

For Kids and Teenagers

 

At Timomo and Friends Mini-club children aged 2 - 11 years can enjoy access to a varied programme of activities specially designed for their age group. Meals can be served at the mini-club and personalised baby-sitting services are available with an extra charge.

Your teenagers will have a choice of excursions and a multitude of activities appropriate to their age, all led by a team of entertainment professionals. Some of the daily activities include: introduction to golf; discovery of local musical instruments; karaoke; tennis tournaments and beach volleyball; horse riding on the beach; and typical Mauritian style parties on the beach with camp fires and the beat of the Sega.

 

VIP Babies at Heritage Le Telfair (0-3 years)

 

Your little ones will be welcomed in the room with the following: embroidered baby towels, a baby cot with its embroidered linen, Heritage Le Telfair Baby Basket (with Johnson's baby lotion, baby oil and soap) and a Heritage Le Telfair baby t-shirt.

On request a baby pram and baby monitor can be provided.

 

 

Spa and Wellness

 

The Seven Colours Spa at Heritage Le Telfair honours each individuals unique needs through a philosophy of providing a total wellbeing experience of body, mind and energy.

The 2000sqm Spa is set in the midst of tropical gardens and facilities include:

- 9 treatment rooms, each equipped with a bathroom and opening out onto a small private garden including 3 single treatment rooms, 3 double treatment rooms, 2 private 'Outdoor Suites' surrounded by ponds, with a relaxation area and outdoor bath and 1 'Couples Suite' offering an intimate retreat offering exceptional comfort, private pool and relaxation area.

- 1 hairdresser

- 1 manicure and pedicure parlour

- 1 hammam and 1 sauna, both available by appointment in ladies and gentlemen's areas

- 1 vitality pool featuing relaxing bubble beds, hydro-massage jets and deluxe experience showers

 

The Seven Colours Spa at Heritage Le Telfair is open daily from 09h00 until 20h00

 

C Beach Club - NEW!

The Domaine de Bel Ombre has added a Beach Club to its diverse range of leisure facilities. This new lifestyle rendez-vous in the South of the island aims at being the island's sea, sand and sun experience by excellence. Located right on the beachfront and adjacent to the Heritage Le Telfair and the Heritage Awali, the C Beach Club appeals to all ages and brings together tropical accents and Mediterranean flavours for genuine moments of cool chic relaxation.

It's all in the C's:
Cyan restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine at lunch and dinner in a smart and casual atmosphere.
Coast poolside restaurant features light cuisine that is best enjoyed barefoot in the sand
Chill lounge bar is a trendy chill zone on the sand's edge
Cabana boathouse offers various water sports and land-based activities
Cool teens club is an exclusive space with hi-tech amenities and a fun programme of daily activities