The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort
The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort is nestled on the legendary Le Morne peninsula at the far southwestern tip of Mauritius’s island. Overlooking sparkling white sand beaches and a pristine turquoise lagoon, the peninsula was added to the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 2008.
Nearby, myriad caves, steep slopes, rare plants – including the Mandrinette and Trochetia Boutoniana – and a singular 500-meter-high basaltic rock define the surrounding areas dramatic natural beauty. Additional outdoor destinations include Black River Gorges National Park, La Vanille Crocodile and Casela Parks, and the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.
On the southwestern side of the island, Le Morne Beach’s soft white sands and its warm turquoise lagoon create a magical setting where lavishly appointed accommodation and pampering converge amid the many charms of Mauritius. JW Marriott Mauritius Resort is a five-star luxury resort with 172 guest suites boasting endless views over the Indian Ocean waters and hotel service excellence. Explore Epicurean Invitations at one of the many gastronomic destinations offering French-inspired influences, Southeast Asian exotic dishes, fine Japanese selections, and traditional Mauritian Cuisine. Discover the world-class water sports facilities, including Kitesurfing, Surfing, and Premier Diving.
Although it was actualized in 2012 by South African architect Stauch Vorster, the legacy of The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort dates back more than 100 years. At that time, the Manor House, which forms the center of the resort, served as the home of a local family of privilege. Enabled by the head of the household´s success in the Mauritian sugar and rum trade, the family enjoyed ample time basking in the dramatic landscape on Le Morne peninsula and embarking on marine adventures in the turquoise waters that lapped the foot of the family home.
Suites – An elegant yet inviting island ambiance permeates the 172 exquisite guest rooms and suites at The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort. Situated just steps from the shore in colonial-style buildings, each features a private balcony or terrace, some with ocean views. Indoors, locally-influenced, contemporary décor, and natural hues welcome guests, as air conditioning and ceiling fans keep them comfortable. State-of-the-art technology, a 42-inch LED TV with a DVD player, iPod connection panel, and complimentary Wi-Fi, entertains. At the same time, a marble-top mini bar with coffee and tea maker provides the refreshments. A custom, handcrafted wooden bed frame topped with a signature JW Marriott bed wrapped in crisp, white 300-thread-count linens sets the scene for an unparalleled night’s sleep, which is elevated by the spacious bathroom featuring a standalone oval bathtub and separate walk-in rainshower accompanied by premier Remède bath amenities, plush bathrobes, and slippers. Extending the impeccable standards to the air, you breathe…the guest rooms at this JW Marriott are smoke-free.
Dining – Featuring five distinct fine dining culinary experiences, The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort offers epicureans a myriad of gastronomic influences ranging from French-inspired and traditional Mauritian cuisine to the exotic dishes of South-East Asia and fine Japanese selections. Comfort is essential for a memorable holiday in Mauritius. Many of the guests ask what they should wear to feel comfortable. It’s recommended that during the day, guests favor lighter clothes such as dresses, shorts and a t-shirt. In the evening, gentleman will feel more comfortable in a shirt and long trouser, but tailored short are also tolerated. Men’s sleeveless shirts, sportswear, and sandals are not permitted in the restaurants during dinner.
Spa & Fitness – Committed to providing an unforgettable wellness escape, Iridium Spa unites a timeless design, sparkling chandeliers, and elegantly crafted, private spaces with warm, metallic accents and incandescent garden views that evolve daily as the sun passes over the island. Iridium Spa – iridium Spa has created a center of Spa excellence and well-being at The JW Marriott Mauritius resort with the host of result-driven renowned skincare and beauty products. The Iridium Spa is designed to honor The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort’s bespoke address with the exquisite feel of a personal residence with 2000 square meters. The Iridium Spa is nestled at the heart of the property in a colonial-style building overlooking the beauty of the Indian Ocean. Dappled sunlight as the sun streams in the Iridium Lounge, reflecting the warmth of the island’s spectacular sunset. Iridium Spa hosts the following facilities:
Area & Activities – The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort is nestled on the legendary Le Morne peninsula at the far southwestern tip of Mauritius’s island. Overlooking sparkling white sand beaches and a pristine turquoise lagoon, the peninsula was added to the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 2008. Nearby, myriad caves, steep slopes, rare plants including the Mandrinette and Trochetia Boutoniana, and a singular 500-meter-high basaltic rock define the surrounding area’s dramatic natural beauty. Additional outdoor destinations include Black River Gorges National Park, La Vanille Crocodile and Casela Parks, and the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.
Aside from the captivating scenery, consistent offshore breezes make the area a top spot for kite flying or kite surfing, including the famous ‘One Eye’ surf spot. The translucent waters also draw visitors and locals searching for ocean activities ranging from big game fishing, undersea walking, and swimming with dolphins to sailing, snorkeling, diving, and more. For an extremely memorable adventure, there are helicopter tours and skydiving adventures. Meanwhile, a day trip to the nearby Île aux Cerfs reveals some of the region’s most breathtaking beaches. Simultaneously, just 20 minutes away, Tamarina Golf Course presents the island’s most pristine golfing experience.
Supplementary enriching cultural activities include visits to the village of Chamarel or Aapravasi Ghat monument and shopping at either the Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius (45 kilometers away) or Cascavelle Shopping village (25 kilometers away). A tour of the Chamarel Rum Factory provides insight into the island’s rich history, while horseback riding and four-wheeling add to the array of endless recreation options.