Heritage Le Telfair Golf Resort & Spa

Details

Named after a famous naturalist, Charles Telfair, who lived in the area in the 19th century, this elegant and refined resort, member of the 'Small Luxury Hotels of the World', immerses its guests in a very special atmosphere, embodying the charm and romanticism of yester year...

Set next to the Indian Ocean on the glorious unspoiled beach of Bel Ombre, Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa resort stretches across 15 acres with a lagoon in blues and aquamarines, lush green setting and soaring tropical palms welcoming you with tropical breeze. The resort is located within easy reach of Chamarel, Mahébourg, Grand Bassin and Black River Gorges.

If you are looking for a luxury escape in a serene setting where you can enjoy a turquoise beach and relish luxury and comfort, the resort will exceed your expectations.


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Location

South Coast at Bel Ombre. Airport to Hotel 48km. Transfer time is approx 40 minutes.

Meal plan

Breakfast and Dinner included.

Accommodation

A variety of luxury accommodation in a discrete village design with 20 different villas of 6 or 8 rooms. 158 rooms and suites have beautiful sea views or river views with floor to ceiling French windows, private balconies or verandas. Each room is equipped with: a ceiling fan, individually controlled air-conditioning, electronic safe, interactive flat screen TV with satellite channels, telephones with international direct dialing access, data port, mini-bar with tea and coffee making facilities and dressing table. There is an 'en-suite' spacious bathroom with a bathtub and equipped with a hairdryer, electric shaver plugs, a walk-in shower, separate toilet and spacious dressing facilities and bathrobes. Butler service, an I-Pod docking station and an espresso machine are also available for the residents of a suite. The design of our guest rooms is inspired by the French colonial period with dark timber floors, period inspired furniture and a high level of attention to design detail.

Superior Rooms

The 54-62 m2 Superior rooms have a terrace with a sea view. 20 rooms are connected to Junior suites and 2 rooms to Ocean suites. 32 rooms are connected to other Superior rooms on the ground floor. These rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children up to the age of 12 years or 3 adults. 1 King size bed or twin beds + 1 sofa bed.

Junior Suite

The 81m2 suites with terrace have an hexagonal lounge area and include a large poster and a meridian bed. There is a large antique type bath in the centre of the bathroom. The suites on the ground floor also have an outdoor shower. 16 Junior Suites have a sea view. All Junior Suites are connected to Superior rooms. These suites can accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 infant in a King size bed + 1 baby cot. Butler service on request.

Senior Suite

Wonderfully convivial, the 102 m2 Senior suites include a lounge and a dining area. The antique furniture and the large four-poster bed create a romantic atmosphere The suites on the ground floor feature an outdoor shower. 6 of the Senior Suites have a sea view. These Suites can accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years or 1 teenager up to 17 years or 3 adults. 1 King size bed + 1 extra bed or 1 baby cot. Butler service on request.

Ocean Suite

The two 104 m2 Ocean Suites are on the beach a foot step from the Indian Ocean with a large veranda, 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, a wardrobe and an old style, free standing, bathtub and a private outdoor shower. These suites accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years or 1 teenager up to 17 years or 3 adults. 1 King size bed + 1 extra bed or 1 baby cot. Kids or teens Butler service on request.

Dining

Annabella's

In tribute to Annabella, the wife of Charles Telfair, this restaurant has been designed in the style typical of plantation owner's homes. Run as a 'Chic' brasserie, with half-moon shaped banquettes, rattan chairs and traditional open kitchen that allows customers to watch the food being prepared, this restaurant takes guests on a journey back in time. Divided into four distinct areas, Annabella's offers a different setting every day, such as for example, the terrace along the Citronniers River. Every day the chef presents a creative menu that is constantly renewed, offering international and Mauritian cuisine.

Gin'ja's

Set on a stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the lagoon, this modern lifestyle restaurant is open for dinner. The Chef offers Pan Asian inspired cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere for a refined culinary experience. Enjoy Gin'ja bar throughout the day or for a sundowner experience facing the beautiful lagoon and Citronniers River or its teppanyakki corner to enjoy a live cooking experience.

Le Palmier

Overlooking the pool and the ocean, this pool & beach bar offers a'feet in the sand' experience, the ideal place for those who want uninterrupted enjoyment of the sea. It offers light lunches, snacks, salads, ice creams and refreshments.

Le Château De Bel Ombre

An enchanting setting of a 19th century manor house to discover the treasures of traditional Mauritian cuisine while enjoying a breathtaking view of the mountains, the ocean and the golf course.

Cavendish

It is in this bar before or after dinner that you are able to relax in comfortable armchairs enjoying a cocktail, liqueur or the best cigars whilst listening to live music. For whiskey connoisseurs, a menu of 100 "single malts" exceeds the most demanding expectations.

This bar also offers a fine selection of teas and cigars, a library and a billiard table. As for the décor, the "English smoking room" atmosphere of colonial times is enhanced by beautiful coffered ceilings decorated with the arms of personalities who stayed at Bel Ombre.

The Golf Club

Thanks to its light cuisine served continuously throughout the day and its friendly atmosphere, the Club House is the perfect place to eat after a round of golf. Served on the terrace overlooking the golf course the menu includes a variety of snacks, fast food as well as Mauritian specialties and it has a great wine list.

Guests staying here also have access to the restaurants next door at the Heritage Awali Resort.

Balafon

With its ethnic decor inspired by its name borrowed fromthat of an African musical instrument, the main restaurant, Balafon, is without doubt the place to meet for breakfast. In the evening it is the setting for a delicious culinary voyage through varied cuisine themes.

Amafrooty

For a quick light meal of 'around the world' salads and sandwiches under the african style paillotte facing the sea.
Infinity Blue

Framed by the turquoise blue water of the lagoon and the swimming pool, Infinity Blue is the place to enjoy Mauritian delicacies or seafood among others, completely relaxed with your toes in the sand.

Boma

With a bond fire in the middle, the Boma is an open air family-friendly African restaurant. Guests will enjoy an African show while trying the traditional dishes; fire grilled meat and fresh water fishing (open once a week weather permitting).

Zenzibar
An evocative name for this lounge-bar delicately placed amongst the interlaced pools and with an unrivalled view over the lagoon.

C Beach Club

Cyan

Elegant and casual ambience in this Italian 'à la carte' restaurant for authentic and delicious cuisine, serving antipasti and fresh, refined dishes.

Coast

Mediterranean restaurant, toes in the sand, where a light cuisine, pizzas, salads and "cuisine de soleil" are offered in a friendly atmosphere around a stone pizza oven.

Chill

A trendy lounge bar on the edge of the sand, the place to let your hair down for intoxicating tropical moments to the sound of music. Tapas, ice creams and frozen cocktails are included in the menu.

Activities

Entertainment

Evening entertainment according to the hotel programme at time of stay.

Kids and Teens

At the Domaine de Bel Ombre, young residents have an endless choice of entertainment. The infrastructure of the two Heritage hotels as well as the domain covering 2500 hectares provides endless pleasure and 'a la carte' leisure activities. Special equipment, trained and dedicated staff, everything is there for the comfort and fun of the whole family and for spending an unforgettable holiday!

V I Kids

A funny bird! Timomo & Friends is a unique concept based on the character of Timomo, a 'green cateau', whose scientific name is 'Echo Parakeet', an endemic Mauritian species, which almost became extinct a few years ago. With green feathers and a yellow beak, Timomo, a real Mauritian mascot, looks like a parakeet. The name 'Timomo' refers to the Mauritian words: 'Ti' is the local word for 'small' and 'momo' is a nickname that comes from the word 'Mauritius'. Here children will have access to a varied programme of activities specially designed for each age group, under the close supervision of specialist staff members. Activities included tours, hunt for crabs, play in the club pool, and create their first works of art and crafts and much more. Personalised babysitting services (with an additional charge) as well as specific equipments and amenities for the little ones are available on reservation.

V I Teens

Teenagers have at their disposal a wide choice of excursions, water sports and land based activities adapted to their age group in both hotels and also on the Domaine, at the Frédérica Nature Reserve (trekking, mountain bike, quad etc), at Heritage Golf Club or the C Beach Club, an infinite range of possibilities for unforgettable holidays! Your teens will have a choice of excursions and a multitude of activities appropriate for their age, for example: An introduction to golf, the discovery of local musical instruments, karaoke, tennis tournaments, beach volleyball, horse riding on the beach and typical Mauritian style parties on the beach with a campfire and the beat of the Sega... and much more.

Spa

Seven Colours treatments are inspired by the wisdom of ancient natural healing techniques combined within the Mauritian culture of caring. The power of touch and devoted attention are the guiding principles allowing guests to find a deep state of harmony. Benefits of botanicals, armatherapy and energetic application are designed to enhance the individual's personal preferences and requirements to create an experience that is holistic.

Wellness lifestyle is encouraged through educational programmes whereby patrons take the curative benefits of wellbeing into the broader context of their lives to encourage health and self nurturing. A philosophy that awakens consciousness through harmonizing body, mind and energy creates awareness of wellness as a state of being.

The spa offers exceptional spa experiences, treatments and comprehensive wellness ervices such as personal training, wellbeing education, a menu of healthy food options and personalised wellness programmes.

Facilities include 9 treatment rooms, each equipped with a bathroom and opening out onto a small private garden. These are made up of 3 single rooms, 3 double rooms and 2 private outdoor double suites surrounded by ponds with relaxation area and outdoor bath. 1 couple suite offering an intimate retreat, private pool and a relaxation area. 1 hairdresser, 1 manicure and pedicure parlour, 1 hamman and 1 sauna, 1 vitality pool featuring relaxing bubble beds, hyrdro-massage jets and deluxe experience showers.

Activities

The hotel has an ATP tennis school under the guidance of Kamil Patel (Mauritian pro No.1 and training partner of Roger Federer) and 3 floodlit tennis courts. Tennis lessons * are available ...

Tennis rackets are available for rent at a nominal fee, as well as, high quality equipments such as shoes, balls, shirts, shorts, grips at the Pro-Shop.

Mountain bikes are available for our residents, allowing them to discover the coastal road south along the beaches lined with "filaos" (Casuarina trees, typically Mauritian). Quad bike excursions accompanied by a guide are also available. The activity centre is open daily from 8am to midnight and offers activities for teens from 13 to 18 years.

Land Sports (free)

  • A 18 hole championship golf course (PAR 72)
  • A 9 hole "pitch & putt" golf course (PAR 3)
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Aerobics sessions
  • Tai Chi sessions
  • Yoga sessions
  • Table tennis
  • French bowls
  • 3 floodlit tennis courts
  • Badminton
  • Darts
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach soccer
  • Indoor games
  • Tennis rackets & tennis balls
  • Mountain bikes

At extra charge

  • Personal coaching in the gym
  • Golf cart, golf equipment, caddies
  • Golf lessons (which can be videoed for extra learning potential)
  • Tennis lessons
  • Billiards / tokens
  • Quad bikes and other activities in the Frédérica Nature Reserve
  • Video games

Water Sports (free)

  • 600 m2 swimming pool
  • 1 heated pool of 175 m2
  • 1 swimming pool at kids club
  • Windsurfing
  • Lasers
  • Hobie cats
  • Canoeing single and double
  • Water skiing sessions
  • Aquagym
  • Pedal boats
  • Glass bottom boat trips
  • Snorkeling trips

At extra charge

  • Kite surfing
  • Scuba diving (PADI)
  • Water skiing lessons

Golf

This eco-friendly golf course has a club house and a golf academy with PGA certified professionals.

The practice centre is ideal for golfers who can benefit from additional training at its 9-hole "Pitch & Putt" training course (PAR 3), with double-sided grass driving range and short game area designed especially for beginners and families and also the option of having your swing analyzed on computer for an enhanced learning experience.

This spectacular 18-hole championship golf course (PAR 72) which has won many awards combines exceptional panoramas into its challenging design to create a truly memorable golfing experience! Heritage Resorts residents benefit from unlimited free green fees during their stay!

Heritage Golf Club highlights

  • A prize winning 18-hole championship golf course designed by Peter Matkovich (PAR 72)
  • 9-hole par 3 'Pitch & Putt' (PAR 3)
  • Scenic landscape between lagoon and hills
  • A putting green, chipping and pitching facility and double sided driving range
  • A golf pro shop
  • PGA Pro
  • A golf academy
  • Night golf sessions
  • A club house with restaurant and bar
  • Environmentally responsible golf

Frederica Nature Reserve

At the heart of the Domaine de Bel Ombre just a short distance from the hotel, adjacent to the Black River Gorges extending over more than 400 meters above sea level, the Frédérica Nature Reserve is the natural habitat of many plants indigenous birds and animals unique to Mauritius.

The reserve benefits from the advice of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation. Visitors can observe true natural wonders in

Review

A lovely resort located in the naturally, beautiful Bel Ombre. The large rooms are gorgeous, tastefully decorated, and very comfortable. I loved the open kitchen at Annabella's and the setting at the romantic Gin'jas. Perfect for weddings and honeymoons and golfers. The added bonus here are the extended facilities that guests have the use of at the Heritage Awali and C Beach Club.