Long Beach Mauritius - Mauritius
Long Beach Mauritius - Hotel Overview
Relaunched in late 2017, the Long Beach Hotel is situated along one of the longest and widest stretches of sandy coastline in the east of Mauritius. With its Bold Island Chic and vibrant offer, Long Beach calls out to high-spirited families and couples with a passion for the now, seeking energetic times or relaxation.
An experiential programme highlighting wellbeing, food, art and music, will be offered to guests till March 2018, as part of the resort’s relaunching. International and local personalities will be hosting a number of classes, pop-up art exhibitions, boot camps, live-cooking stations and many more.
The Long Beach Hotel offers exquisite dining experiences around its urban piazza. Start your gastronomic tour with Sapori for Italian dishes, Le Marché for international cuisine, Hasu for Japanese delights and Chopsticks for Chinese cuisine. Enjoy delicious fresh fish and seafood dishes at the Tides.
Grab a good book and relax for hours in a hammock or around the swimming pools. The lagoon is a snorkeling paradise for those who want to discover its wonders and the coral reef. There are also lots of land and sea activities to keep you busy. While the new Cinq Mondes Spa and Wellness Retreat offers an incredible range of therapeutic treatments and massages in cabins overlooking the lagoon, children can enjoy their own fun activities at the Sun Kids’ Club.
Room types at Long Beach Mauritius
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Family Suites have a floor area of 85 square metres; they have a master bedroom with a King-Size bed for two adults. A second, separate room, has two sofa-beds which can accommodate up to three children. The hotel has 29 family rooms.
Long Beach Executive Suites
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The pride of this five-star hotel in Mauritius, these Suites with a surface area of 135 square metres are on the ground floor and ocean facing in a charming little creek. These Suites can accommodate two adults and an extra bed can be added for a third adult or a child.
Junior Suite Beach/ Ocean Front
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The chic contemporary designs of the Junior Suite Beach-Access/ Ocean- Front rooms, blend together open-air and indoor living. The suite has an area of 65 square metres. Magnificent king-sized beds and stylish furniture harmonise well with the soft furnishings in tones of apple green, coral red, white and ash grey-white.
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Thanks to their generous floor space of 60 square metres, these ravishing rooms can easily accommodate two adults and have an extra bed to accommodate a third adult or a child.
Long Beach Mauritius - Hotel Restaurants
Mauritian cuisine has gained five new quality eateries with the opening of the Long Beach. Three restaurants are located on the Square and propose tables on the terrace and indoors, the two others are on the beach.
Fresh produce, exquisite flavours and inventive creations intertwine; Italian, French and Mauritian cuisine combine with the perfumes of Asia and flavours are fused with the lively rhythms of show kitchens. The hotel proposes a wide variety of culinary experiences.
In the evening, gentlemen are required to wear trousers and a shirt with a collar.
Thanks to its seven cooking stations, diffuse lighting, calming colours, sunny patios, subtle odours and agreeable music, Le Marché succeeds in the challenge of avoiding all the clichés of a traditional buffet restaurant. Truly a culinary theatre, Le Marché is a pleasure for the senses!
The clever layout allows diners to find seclusion and calm. The restaurant offers fresh and flavoursome cuisine to satisfy the tastes and expectations of the discerning clientele of a luxury hotel in Mauritius(page d'accueil).
Full English or Continental, Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 10:30 am.
From 7pm to 10:30pm, an interactive buffet or table d'hôte are proposed for dinner.
Famous Michelin-starred Chef Moreno Cedroni contributed to the creation of this restaurant with the aim to produce a contemporary and flavourful Italian cuisine using high quality products. Foodies will be blown away by the flavours at Sapori that no one would expect to find at a restaurant in Mauritius.
Bottles of olive oil and Balsamic vinegar, a pizza oven, antipasti and desserts on display create an atmospheric and welcoming décor with a friendliness inherent to the concept of this restaurant. Sapori is a feast of antipasti, pasta, pizzas, seafood and salads that bring fresh produce to the fore.
Dinner is served from 7pm until 10:30 pm
In the contemporary décor of this gastronomic restaurant in Mauritius, a Japanese and an Italian Chef unite their talents and fusion flavours in order to present you with contemporary haute cuisine that is authentic, audacious and deliciously surprising.
The menus are created under the watchful eye of Michelin-starred Italian Chef Moreno Cedroni. Cooked before your eyes, the dishes are prepared with remarkable precision.
This Japanese restaurant has a lounge, a sushi bar, a grill, a central Yakitori counter as well as private and semi-private areas for a la carte dining.
Hasu is the only Long Beach restaurant that is not included in the Half Board price; a supplementary fee will be added to your bill.
Dinner is served from 7pm until 10:30pm.
In this Chinese restaurant which has a warm and relaxed atmosphere, Eastern and Western influences come together whilst respecting the balance of Asian cuisine.
The two Chinese Chefs and their team rework traditional recipes with creativity without distorting the appearance, odour or flavour of these both traditional and modern dishes. In the open kitchen, Chinese Chef Master Es Nouilles Lamian shows off his exceptional culinary dexterity.
Lunch is served from 12:30 until 3pm - Dinner is served from 7 until 10:30pm
During the day, the focal points of hotel life are naturally the beach and pool. Tides becomes the place to be at the Long Beach, a cool beach restaurant that is more than excellent. You can watch as incredibly fresh produce is prepared, with a subtle dose of cosmopolitan spices and the knowledgeable use of modern culinary techniques.
Regularly updated by the Chef, the menu of this Mauritian restaurant includes tasty salads, 'minute' grill, local fish and shell fish and even refreshing and creative desserts.
Lunch is served from 12:30 to 3pm - Dinner is served from 7 to 10pm
Unique, this Mauritius bar recreates the lively atmosphere of a Town centre Square whilst it overlooks a great lawn that stretches towards the beach and the ocean beyond.
Soak up the warm and tropical atmosphere at Shores. Sample the delights of the extensive drinks menu that includes a selection of creative tropical cocktails made with local rum and fruit that you can sip while listening to live music or the DJ - Open from 10am until late into the evening.
Buzzing with life during the day, Tides Bar has views over both the pool and the beach. An interesting drinks menu tempts you with all kinds of refreshments from all over the world, including the famous local cocktails made with only the best Mauritian rums.
For lunch, Tides offers a varied menu of snacks, sandwiches, salads and local specialities that are prepared in its namesake restaurant adjacent.
Afternoon tea is available from 5pm; try our selection of teas, cakes and pancakes.
Beach and Room Service
From 10am until 5pm, the beach service serves light lunches and a full range of drinks. A beach buggy patrols the beach, selling refreshments and snacks to guests who want to make the most of their lounger in the shade of a palm tree or thatched parasol.
Available all day, every day, room service serves breakfast, romantic dinners or caters for special occasions that you want to celebrate in the privacy of your room or another pre-reserved place in the grounds.
Bombora Bar & Night Club
Adored by those who like to party in Mauritius, Bombora's modern design and state-of-the-art equipment make it stand out from the crowd. Dance to the beat of the music in this venue dedicated to electronic music.
The club has resident DJs but it also welcomes special guest star DJs to the decks for big events.
Long Beach Mauritius - Spa
Cinq Mondes Spa and Wellness Retreat
Cinq Mondes offers you the exclusivity of a "Spa & Wellness Retreat" in the idyllic setting of Mauritius for the first time. Set away from the main areas of the hotel, the Spa preserves the absolute calm as a sanctuary of serenity with lava rock walls, surrounded by crystal clear waters.
The elegant decor, zen-like atmosphere, and expert practitioners will allow guests to indulge in treatments and massages that are recognised for their ceremonial appeal, refinement and time-honoured Mauritian traditions.
In addition to facial treatments and relaxing massages that rebalance both body and mind, guests can discover a veritable art of living that embraces yoga, chi Gong and detox wellness. The Spa will provide unique holidays with a holistic approach for deep and lasting inner calm.
The treatment menu offers a range of luxurious treatments that embrace the cultures of the world whilst combining effectiveness and absolute relaxation, as well as Long Beach Mauritius’ signature treatments.
It opens as from 09h00 to 19h00.
- 9 single, 2 double treatment rooms and 1 special bath
- Outdoor spa pavilion immersed in a tropical garden
- Beauty Parlour with hair salon, manicure and pedicure
- Turkish Hammam
Long Beach Mauritius - Sport & Leisure Activities
Long Beach caters for every taste and every whim, offering every conceivable pastime and facility from the most active to the most relaxed.
The 1400m² main heated pool and the 343m² fresh pool with surrounding decks offer exercise and relaxation for all ages. There is a lap pool for the more energetic swimmers at the Sports Centre..
Water sports (inclusive)Kayaks, Laser sails, Glass-bottom boat trips, Snorkelling, Wind-surfing, Fun boat, Aqua gym classes, Water polo, Volley polo, Basket polo.
Water sports (with additional fee)
Scuba diving, (PADI open-water courses available) Big game fishing, Parasailing, Catamaran sailing Canoeing, Oxoon, Banana ride, Waterskiing.
Three floodlit tennis courts, (A supplement is will be charge for rackets and balls), One multi-purpose court, Aerobics, steps, stretching and yoga classes, Badminton, Bocciball, Frisbee, Jogging, Five-a-side football pitch, Volleyball, Table tennis, Archery, Pitch and putt, Jogging track, Outside trim park, Wall climbing.
In the Sports Centre the gym offers 216m² of air-conditioned space equipped with a full range of Multimedia Cardio equipment, air-controlled strength machines, body building and free weights. The fitness centre is fully equipped with the latest Technogym machine and Powerplate."
The use of equipment is free of charge. Personal trainer services are at a nominal cost. Daily yoga, stretching and aerobics are also offered both indoor and outdoor. Open daily 7 am to 8 pm
Long Beach Mauritius - Kids Facilities & Kids Club
For your family holiday in Mauritius
Because the “perfect holiday” does not mean the same thing for an adult as for a child, the Long Beach has created great facilities so that the whole family can make the most of their holiday, for free. No matter what age your child is, he or she will be happy at the Long Beach.
Our dedicated and experienced teams welcome your children every day to take care of them, organise games and fun activities. If you want to stay with your children, the Kids’ Club welcomes parents too!
For children between the ages of 2 and 3, baby sitters are available, for a supplementary fee, to look after your children during your holiday in Mauritius.
Angels Kids’ Club, from 4 to 11 years
An adventure-playground for your children in Mauritius, Angels Kids’ Club has a space of 113 square metres in the Sports Centre dedicated to fun for kids. Especially adapted equipment and fun and educational activities are on offer according to their age. Children can swim in the 33 square metre pool, play tennis, try wind surfing, take swimming lessons, go on nature excursions…
Every evening, dinner time becomes a magical event thanks to special menus, buffets and even barbecues specially organised for your children. Lunch can be ordered for a supplementary charge.
Opening Hours: Angels Kids’ Club is open daily from 10 am to 5pm and from 7pm until 10pm.
Waves, for 12 to 17 year-old
Also free, the teens’ club is a 148 square metre space ideally situated in the Sports Centre.
A special programme offers sporting activities, all kinds of entertainment and “adventure” trips and excursions.
Your teenagers will have barbecues round a camp fire or even pizza evenings at the Italian restaurant. Waves has its own disco with its very own DJ, a cyber café with video games, table football, pool and table tennis tables and pinball.
Long Beach offers the perfect setting for a successful family holiday in Mauritius.
Long Beach Mauritius - Hotel Facilities
- Glass Bottom
- Swimming Pool
- Room Service
- Club teens 12-17 years
- Club teens 03-11 years
- Air Conditioning
Long Beach Mauritius - Location
What to Do in the Hotel's RegionGolf - East
Mauritius has a long experience as long as golf is concerned. Indeed, this sport was introduced in 1844, under the British rule, thus becoming the third country in the world to be introduced to golf.
Mauritius has set itself the objective of becoming the best golf destination in the Indian Ocean, and gradually a worldwide reference. It is worth mentioning that, in 2008, the country was the Golf Destination of the Year title by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGRO).
Today, Mauritius hosts eight 18-hole golf courses, as well as five 9-hole golf courses, most of them being situated within hotel resorts along the coastline. Most of them have been designed by famous golf course designers like Bernhard Langer, Ernie Els and Rodney Wright.
Golf courses have certified instructors, and all the materials like golf balls, clubs, caddies and carts can be hired. For those who wish to try their hand, private golf lessons are also available.
The unique thing about golf in Mauritius is that it can be practised under optimal conditions in breathtaking background scenery of gorgeous mountains and beaches that surround most of the golf courses.Kitesurf East
Although a lot of people are not aware of it, kite-surfing has its roots as far back as the early 1800s, but was formalized in the mid 1990s. It is often described as a mixture of different water and flying sports like windsurfing, wakeboarding, surfing and paragliding.
Mauritius, with its wide lagoons and South East Trade winds offers all the required ingredients for a thrilling kite surfing adventure. Mauritian waters offer opportunities both to beginners and experienced kite surfers; it is thus seeing more visitors choosing the destination for its kite surfing opportunities.
The country now counts 8 registered kite surf schools and rentals. As most water sports, these services are usually available within hotel premises, but are not limited exclusively to the hotel’s customers. Moreover, these schools main instructors have got the International Kiteboarding Organisation certification. These schools also offer kiteboard rental either per day or per week. The equipment is of international standards and regularly updated. Some schools also offer downwind and lagoon crossing trips for small groups interested in surfing around the island. However, they have to be booked well in advance for logistics reasons.
Even if experienced kite surfers are tempted to just go with the flow, it is advisable to have all necessary information, so as to know where the best spots are, what is the best time of the year and what are the precautions needed on specific spots.
Since water temperature will not go below 20°C, there is no unsuitable season for kite surfing. Even the winds make it possible to kite surf all year round. However, during the months of June to January, winds can get very strong.
Where in the East?
The advantage with the East coast, including the South East coast is that the kite surf spots there are adapted for all levels, the best period being from April to November. Spots in this region include Belle Mare, Pointe d'Esny and Blue Bay spots. Shallower spots are also available in Poste Lafayette, La Colombiere, Trou d’Eau Douce and L’ile aux Cerfs. The main drawback of this region however is that the lagoons are irregular in depth, and coral patches can thus be a hazard. Moreover, there are several passes in this region, with strong currents that can pull the kiters outside the lagoon. It is thus advisable to kite well inside the lagoon in this region.
Horseback riding is definitely not new to Mauritians, nor Mauritius. The least one can say is that it is a sport deeply rooted in the traditions of the country. The fact that we find here the oldest racecourse in the southern hemisphere is proof enough of that. The passion of horse racing is shared by (almost) all Mauritians. And that, irrespective of their ethnicity or social class...
But horseback riding is not practiced only on the Champ de Mars racecourse. There are quite a few equestrian centers on the island. You can most definitely stroll down the wide (and white) sandy beaches of the island on horseback. With the lapping waves in the background, you can enjoy the sun and scenery as a bonus. During the day, the sportiest and most experienced can also take a dip in the sea with their horses! This is a unique experience that can only leave you with good memories. In the evening, enjoy the sunset as you stroll quietly, alone, with your partner or your family.
The beach is not your favorite playground ? Well, you can also enjoy horse riding in lush vegetation on beautiful domains at the heart of the island. Some even extend over 2,000 hectares. You can also find equestrian centers in various localities of the island.
In the East
One of the largest domain of the island is located on the east coast. You can ride for more or less an hour and a half in a breathtaking scenery that will make you see Mauritius in a new angle. The icing on the cake? A whole bunch of activities and services are available for those accompanying the riders !
Ile Aux Cerfs Island
Tucked away in the secluded Eastern Coast of Mauritius, the renowned Ile aux Cerfs Island or literally known as Deer Island is a haven of relaxation, fun and entertainment. The island is spread over a lush vegetation of 100 hectares and is visited by tourists and locals due to its sandy beaches, beautiful lagoon and with a wide range of activities.
Known also for its best snorkeling areas, Ile aux Cerfs has beautiful coral reef teeming with a vibrant marine life where you can enjoy the rich underwater world. You do not have to be a good swimmer or diver to discover the realm of the marine ecosystem. You can try the underwater sea walk where you will have the chance to feed the beautiful fishes. Or simply try the thrilling parasailing to enjoy the bird’s eye view of the incredible Island and turquoise lagoon.
Also the island consists of many facilities such as small market, bathrooms, restaurants and also a five-star hotel with a golf course designed by the famous golf player Bernhard Lange. The course covers 38 hectares on the southern half of the Ile aux Cerfs Island with the holes snaking up and down the length of the island, boasting naturally undulating topography, volcanic rock outcrops, lakes and gullies, and a variety of tropical trees and plants.
Ile Aux Aigrettes
The virgin nature sanctuary of exotic and indigenous species, Ile aux Aigrettes - a tiny coral island (26 hectares) just off the Southern Coast of Mauritius is a nature reserve under the supervision of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation. The island is a natural museum and home to many endemic and native animal and plant species.
Its flora is mainly composed of coastal ebony forest and strand scrub vegetations. There are 97 known introduced plant species on the island, and 28 are considered as major weeds. Pink Pigeons, Mauritius Fodies and Mauritius Olive White-eyes have also been reintroduced, along with the Aldabra Giant Tortoises (to replace the extinct giant tortoise species once found here). The beautiful endemic Ornate Day Gecko Phelsuma ornata still occurs on the island naturally. Captive Mauritius Fruit Bats can also be viewed on the island for educational and awareness purposes.
The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation solely manages and conducts tours. The usual tours take between 1½ and two hours and start from Pointe Jérome, around 250m Southeast of Le Preskîl hotel. Longer 'eco tours' of two to 2½ hours are also available. These allow you more time on the island and let you meet some members of the scientific teams working there. Tours involve a good deal of walking; wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat, sunscreen and water. At the end of the tour you can visit a small museum and shop.
Domaine De L’etoile
Domaine de L’Etoile is a huge private nature reserve extending over 1200 hectares of lush green forests and dense valleys. It has kept the island’s most spectacular panorama, indigenous forests, and bountiful valleys. This splendid reserve invites nature lovers to rejuvenate in the Eastern part of the island.
Expect exciting adventure moments such as the giant zip line course of 3,500 meters where you will get to see the breathtaking views, along with thrilling quad and buggy drive, horse riding, hiking and archery.
This former sugar domain is one of the most preserved regions in Mauritius boosting indigenous forests rich of several varieties of plants and trees with the famous ancient ebony trees and endemic species. The Domaine also includes crystalline sources and rivers that extend to distant mountains. Its natural environment favors the survival of wild animals, while you will be able to admire deers, boars, monkeys and bats as well as rare species of birds such as the “Cateau Vert” and the “Crescerelle”.
Head to the serene area of the restaurant where you will have the chance to savour the tantalising dishes with the genuine flavours of the local cuisine.
Belle Mare Beach
The Belle Mare beach is located in the secluded Eastern part of Mauritius. The beach has fine white sand fringed with lush casuarinas trees and is considered as one of the longest beaches in Mauritius.
It stretches from the Belle Mare village to the south till the village of Trou dÈau Douce.
The enticing Belle Mare beach has many top-end resorts and villas due to its incredible location and features.
Its shallow bay and crystal clear sea water has undoubtedly attracted many locals and tourists as well. You can relax, and sun bath or swim in the southern part of the beach, where you can practice a range of water activities such as snorkelling.
Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy deep-sea fishing for tuna, marlin and mako shark which are pretty much popular in this eastern part. Belle Mare also serves as a convenient base camp for a trek to 1,575-foot Lion Mountain, where sweeping views reward those who make the challenging hike to its peak.
Blue Bay Beach
Located in the South Eastern Coast of Mauritius, just some 15 minutes from the international airport, Blue Bay beach is an idyllic relaxing hideaway to get sunburn. The beach is very renowned for its best preserved marine ecosystem, incredibly serene ambiance, and shimmering emerald blue water.
The protected Marine park offers a great spot for glass bottom boat tours, diving and snorkeling. Take the chance to explore the rare beauty of the striking aquatic species, as the bay is a shallow haven of coral and colourful fish in all shapes and forms.
The Blue Bay beach can be somehow packed with many people picnicking during weekends, providing you a chance to mingle with the friendly locals. In addition, you will find plenty of snack food outlets offering tasty local food, or if you are craving for some other kind of cuisines, then there are many nearby restaurants available. But if you want some lone and tranquil time, then you can also visit the gorgeous Pointe Désny beach, where you can sunbathe, and relax.
Blue Bay Marine Park
The Blue Bay Marine Park is a Protected Area situated in the South Eastern Coast of Mauritius. This marine park extends over 353 hectares (3.5 km2) where you can find a diverse and rich fauna and flora especially the corals, mainly for a brain coral of diameter 6-7metres, with 108 of coral, 233 fish species, and 201 species of mollusks.
Besides, it also consists of mangroves, algae, sea grasses, corals, and other marine organisms. Different fish species include Damselfish, Surgeonfish, Butterfly-fish, juvenile Sailfin tangs, as well as tiny Pipefish and large Trumpet fish.
The marine park is an idyllic diving and snorkeling spot, as there is crystal clear water which offers great visibility with an average depth of 5.5m.
This area has the most vibrating marine ecosystem which has been well preserved. With a great view of the reef, fish and of large selection of corals, the Blue Bay Marine Park is a true haven to feast your eyes with the ocean beauty. There are also glass bottom trips where you will have the same privilege access but without getting drenched.
Mahebourg Historical Naval Museum
The Mahebourg Historical Naval Museum pays tribute to the 1810 battle naval of the Vieux Grand Port which lasted several days and was a great attempt by the British to conquer the island. It ended in defeat for the British and both sides suffered heavy casualties. The French victory is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
At that time the museum was a hospital which catered for the injured commanders both of the French and English fleets for treatments. The story of the victory is retold in the museum, along with salvaged items - cannons, grapeshot and the all-important wine bottles - from the British frigate Magicienne, which sank in the battle.
The museum occupies three floors, where two of which are accessible to the public. On the ground floor wreckage of sailing ships that took part in the Grand Port battle, original cannon, cannonball, paintings and swords and weaponry of Robert Surcouf, the eighteenth-century corsair, popularly known as the king of the Corsairs. A large relief map shows the complicated reefs of Vieux Grand Port where the great battle took place. The bell, recovered from the wreckage of the St Geran which sunk off the east coast in 1744, is also on display. There is an interesting newspaper cutting of Charles Seabourne, who with survivors from the ship Trevessa, landed at Bel Ombre in the south in 1923 after spending 25 days at sea. On display are the ship's biscuits, a razor and the lid of a cigarette tin which they used to measure water rations. In a separate showcase is a Roll of Honour dedicated to Mauritians who died in World War II.
On the first floor are Labourdonnais' four-poster bed, two palanquins or wooden sedan-type chairs, which were borne by slaves to convey their masters through the country and a collection of coins, curios, model sailing ships and early maps, labelled in French and English.