One&Only Le Saint Geran

Incomparable and distinguished, One&Only Le Saint Géran nestles peacefully in the silver white sands of its own private peninsula. Here, under the gentle sway of thousands of coconut palms towering over immaculate gardens, Mauritian influences reign supreme. Extensively remodelled in 1999, the resort’s friendly calm and easy luxury is complemented by service that is attentive, yet unobtrusive. Spacious suites with terrace or balcony face out privately to the Indian Ocean. A sheltered lagoon provides calm waters for an array of complimentary water sports ideal for adults and children alike, while the One&Only Spa offers a privileged sanctuary of quiet pampering with its own private lap pool. The lush Gary Player 9-hole golf course, located within the resort's manicured grounds, has its own clubhouse and the One&Only Golf Academy. Immortalised in Bernardin de Saint Pierre’s novel ‘Paul et Virginie,’ the resort’s peninsula is near the site of Le Saint Géran shipwreck.

    Junior Suite

    With Dutch and French colonial influences, eclectic European comfort and style characterise the resort's 148 Junior Suites. From the terrace, the view extends over the contrasting white sands and deep blue of the sea and the lagoon, while the interior, dominated by a soft King-size bed or two Queen-size beds, is both intimate and romantic. The dressing room provides ample space to store belongings, while the bathroom includes a dual vanity, private WC, a roomy shower, large bath and special lighting.

      Ocean Suite

      Each spacious Ocean Suite has a separate roomy lounge, private dining room and two secluded terraces lead off the sumptuous master bedroom with King-size bed. Inside, plush upholstered sofas offer comfortable seating, while the draped curtains and sliding shutters frame the grand bay windows. The large bathroom includes a dual vanity, private WC, a roomy shower, large bath and special lighting. Some Ocean Suites are connected to a Junior Suite, making it an excellent choice for families. (119m²/ 1,281ft² including balcony/terrace)

        Villa

        The Villa reigns supreme with its discreet luxury, private swimming pool and separate entrance. A dedicated Villa Host is on hand 24-hours a day, supported by a team of valets and private chef. With two spacious bedrooms, The Villa is hidden in a peaceful corner of the estate. Reminiscent of a classical island home, it boasts clear views of the Indian Ocean beyond the swimming pool and terrace. The master bedroom has a magnificent four-poster King-size bed, and the second bedroom features two Queen-size beds. Each of the two bathrooms has cascading shower, whirlpool bath and his and her vanity. A fully-fitted kitchen and spacious living/dining room equipped with premium quality china, crystal and silverware are ideal for entertaining a small group or for a private romantic dinner.

          PRIME

          PRIME Contemporary Grill brings a new dimension of culinary sophistication to Mauritius. This sleek and sexy dining venue offers an exceptional menu, serving only the finest Australian Angus Wagyu beef, fresh seafood and organic produce. Guests are invited to experience superb cuisine in casually hip, modern surroundings, perfect for evenings of great food, great wine and great conversation. Headlined by the resort’s award-winning culinary team, the decadent menu serves revisited classics with a critical focus on purity, quality and freshness. Dishes will range from Frothy Mushroom Cream Soup with Perigord Truffle to Pan-roasted Rock Lobster and Slow-cooked Wagyu Beef Short Ribs. The real steakhouse experience comes from The Grill with mouth-watering selections such as an “Toma Hawk” Rib of Beef for two or an Australian Angus Grain-fed Rib Eye. Contemporary décor adds a chic and stylish atmosphere to the restaurant. Burnt-orange walls with terracotta undertones, creamy-white leather club chairs and ambient lighting create the perfect backdrop for exceptional dining.

            Rasoi by Vineet

            Rasoi by Vineet features the contemporary Indian cuisine of Vineet Bhatia, whose Michelin-starred London Chelsea restaurant was named "Indian Restaurant of the Year" just a year after it opened. Located along the water's edge, the restaurant enjoys a magnificent natural setting, with views of the green sugarcane-clad mountains and the private lagoon. Dining at Rasoi by Vineet is a multi-sensory experience, from the atmospheric tropical fans and bespoke chill-out music to the delectable aromas from the wood-fired oven and open Tandoor. The lunch menu offers a relaxed mix of “Pizzaans”, wraps, Dosas, salads, grills and an Indian ‘Mezzeh’ in tapas-sized portions. Iced-teas, fruit lassis and detox fruit smoothies - the perfect accompaniments to lunch. A constantly changing Tasting Menu whets the appetite; and the dazzling A La Carte menu includes Vineet’s interpretations of classic Indian dishes. Wines are carefully selected to match the complex and intense flavours of Vineet’s cooking and the resident sommelier conducts regular wine and food pairing dinners.

              La Terrasse

              Surrounding the pool and overlooking the Indian Ocean, La Terrasse offers an eclectic variety of local and international specialties. Breakfast offers a sumptuous buffet featuring eggs cooked to order, waffles/crepes, fresh baked breads, freshly ground coffees and vanilla-flavoured Mauritian tea as well as healthy fare including smoothies and yoghurts. Lunch follows with a choice of fresh local fish and seafood complemented with Asian-inspired specialties. Nightly entertainment accompanies dinner, providing an exceptional voyage of cultural discovery. Table d'hôte menus feature mouth-watering crayfish and prawns straight from the ocean, spicy temptations of home-grown Creole cuisine, and the delicate subtleties of France, India, China and Asia.

                The Pool Bar

                In the shade of its thatched-roof, The Pool Bar is the ideal watering hole for guests taking a refreshing dip in the pool, or basking in the sun nearby. By day, breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea are served around the bar, whilst at night it is a wonderful place to gather and sip an Indian Ocean Pearl.

                  Golf Club Bar

                  Drinks, including the 'Green Island Fragrance' cocktail, are available all day, and the lunchtime menu includes sandwiches and salads.

                    One&Only Spa

                    Acclaimed internationally as a rejuvenating destination spa, One&Only partnered with ESPA to create a centre of pampering excellence and wellbeing. A serene sanctuary with its own private lap pool, the spa offers a holistic approach – complete treatment together with a personalised sports programme and nutritional analysis. The spa also offers, a full-service Beauty Centre and the exclusive Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez.

                      A morning scuba dive. Putting with the golf pro on the Gary Player designed golf course, or honing skills on the tennis courts. From Express core classes and yoga to beach volleyball and water-skiing, Le Saint Géran offers a wide array of activities. Enthusiastic and highly trained staff attend to the specific interests of each guest. And children are cared for in the enriching and engaging KidsOnly Club. Guests are offered several complimentary activities during their stay including unlimited water-skiing, Hobie Cats, kayaks, snorkeling, glass bottom boat trips and more. Also offered complimentary are green fees at the Gary Player-designed 9-hole course located on the resort's grounds, play on the synthetic grass tennis courts, and access to a dynamic KidsOnly Club for all children ages 4 to 11 years.

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