Le Cannonier

Details

Furnished with warm tones, wood hues the colour of sunset, rustic thatch roofs and lush vegetation surrounding you wherever you are on the gorgeous grounds of this spectacular resort.  Le Canonnier is located on a prime Grand Bay property, perched on a peninsula with two beaches, each offering a different view. Woven into the legacy of the hotel is a little piece of Mauritius' rich cultural history, blending old and new in innovative, creative ways: The old lighthouse now serves as a venue for the Mini-Club and the wellness centre has been built in the branches of an ancient Banyan tree.

Le Canonnier has always remained a favoured family hotel, with endless entertainment for adults and children alike. Its close proximity to Grand Bay gives you the option of retail therapy, while the hotel's tree-top wellness centre has other therapies on offer to ease weary minds and bodies. Le Canonnier is a vibrant hotel. While it's the resort of choice for the fun-loving fraternity, it's been built with sheer relaxation in mind – the perfect balance for the ideal island holiday.


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Location

North west coast. Airport to Hotel 63 kms. Transfer time is approx 1 hour 30 minutes.

Meal plan

Breakfast and dinner included.

There is an all inclusive option available at Le Cannonier from  R360 per person per day

  • Choice of two restaurants for lunch
  • Unlimited, selected house wine and drinks during lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited, selected drinks from the bar lists between 09h00 and 23h00, including a selection of local beers, tea, coffee, soft drinks, cocktails and local liqueurs (drinks in the night club are not included)
  • Sandwiches at the bar between 10h00 and 16h00
  • Pancakes between 16h00 and 18h00
  • Picnic baskets
  • Tea and coffee in rooms
  • Mini bar (replenished once a day)
  • The Beachcomber All Inclusive Package is fully interchangeable between Le Mauricia and Le Canonnier Hotels.

Accommodation

Elegant simplicity best describes this hotel, which is designed to maximize the unbelievable views outside your window. Strategically designed lighting that coaxes you gently to unwind and relax. These are some of the signature features of Le Canonnier. Every room looks out onto the beauty of Mauritius, with either a sea view or a view of lush tropical gardens. Step inside a cleverly designed mix of island elements and modern style.

Room Features

  • Terrace or balcony
  • Double beds
  • Private bathroom with bath, double basin and toilet (standard garden facing rooms have shower, basins and toilet only)
  • Television with satellite channels
  • Mini-bar
  • Electronic safe
  • Hairdryer
  • International direct-dial telephone
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Complimentary tea and coffee facilities

Room service from 7am to 6.30pm, Electricity 220 volt

Standard Rooms

Garden facing rooms each have a shower, basin and toilet while the sea facing rooms have a bath, basin and toilet with a shower in the bath.

Superior Rooms

Garden of sea facing, the newer ones have a separate shower while the original superior rooms have a shower in the bath.

Family Duplexes

Garden or sea facing, these rooms are split level rooms which accommodate two adults and two children. The main room is downstairs and a staircase leads to an open-plan loft room bedroom. These upper floor units feature a bathroom with a bath, basin and toilet with a shower in the bath.

Garden Facing Apartments

Each consists of two bedrooms, with their own bathroom en suite and TV with separate channels. The main room opens onto a spacious terrace area.

Dining

Le Navigator Bar

Sip a sundowner in the intimate lighting and elegant surroundings of one of Le Canonnier's two signature bars. If you're well rested enough after a long day on the beach to burn some midnight oil, hit the nightclub after 11pm.

Le Planteur Bar

Complete with a library, this bar is the perfect spot for a quiet drink before dinner or a delicious cocktail as you come off the beach.

Le Frangipanier

You don't have to disconnect from the natural beauty around you while you tuck into freshly prepared island cuisine. Taking full advantage of the historical surroundings that define Le Canonnier, this open-plan, airy restaurant is charmingly set in a garden near the pool. An extra special feature of this restaurant is the live cooking demonstrations where you can watch the skilled chefs prepare your meal. Buffet dinners are included for half board guests. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style.

Le Navigator

Intimate romance defines this elegant restaurant, with its panoramic views over the island to the north of Mauritius. Choose from the delectable specialties on the menu for lunch and dinner. Specific courses are at an additional cost whereas dishes with no supplement mentioned are included in the half board or all inclusive package.

Dinner credits and inclusions are the same for half board guests and guests booked on the Beachcomber All Inclusive package.

Dress code: Evening - Smart casual. No shorts are permitted for men in the evenings.

Activities

Entertainment

  • Resident band every night
  • Sega shows
  • Theme evenings
  • Shows
  • Games
  • Night club

Beachcomber offers a wide choice of entertainment. The dedicated leisure and entertainment team ensures there is always something fun and interesting happening at the hotel. A weekly entertainment programme is available for all residents and is posted in the public areas each day.

Spa

Have you ever climbed a tree to find a relaxing massage? At Le Canonnier the Wellness Centre has been built into a centuries old banyan tree. Rustic stone steps lead you up among the branches to the wooden treatment cabins that look out onto a pool built of granite rocks. The water reflects the branches above you creating a feeling of 'alone in the forest'. Experienced therapists use treatment methods gained from ancient Indian cultures and their healing hands lull you into a feeling of peace with the world. The treatment cabins open onto a sunny deck for relaxing afterwards.

Kids

If you're looking for a fantastic beach holiday for the whole family, with facilities and activities that cater for your kids, no matter their age – look no further than a Beachcomber Mauritius resort.

The Bob Marlin mini-clubs at all Beachcomber hotels is the icing on the cake for a perfect holiday for children and teenagers: a safe place with well-trained staff, where kids can be independent of their parents in the secure environment of the resort. Each kids' club has a spacious playground with the latest and most modern equipment. Most hotels have a specially designated dining area in the main restaurant, furnished with tables and chairs to suit children and buffets at the right height for them to help themselves. Entertainment at the mini-clubs of each hotel varies and is tailored for two age groups: 3-6 and 7-12 year olds.

Outdoor activities for kids:

  • Many water sports are free of charge. With the help of a professional coach, kids can learn to snorkel, windsurf, kayak and pedal a pedalo.
  • Professional tennis and golf* coaching
  • Mountain biking (at extra charge)
  • Glass-bottom boat excursions
  • Sandcastle building
  • Small line fishing*
  • Beach picnics
  • Excursions to interesting places on the island and much more....

Indoor activities for kids:

  • Baking lessons*
  • Soap carving and flower hats*
  • Games, puzzles, photo album making and much more....

Evening activities for kids:

  • Fancy dress parties, participation in shows, Sega dancing in the evenings and video shows.
  • Special entertainment is arranged for festive events such as Easter, Christmas and Halloween.

*Available at some hotels

Beachcomber goes the extra mile for all holiday kids. Each child registered at the Bob Marlin Mini-clubs receives a free satchel with various delightful gifts inside (these vary by hotel). Bob Marlin Mini-clubs are open all year round but please note that entertainment depends on the number of children registered.

Sports

Kayaks ▪ laser sails ▪ glass-bottom boat trips ▪ snorkeling ▪ wind-surfing ▪ aqua gym ▪ bocciball ▪ stretching ▪ yoga ▪ archery ▪ beach volley ▪ table tennis tennis/floodlit courts ▪ water-skiing ▪ *catamaran cruises ▪ *scuba diving/lessons PADI ▪ *deep-sea fishing ▪ *snooker ▪ *bicycles ▪ *golf at Paradis

* Additional charge for these sports.

Review

One of my favourite hotels in this category.  The tropical gardens, the two pretty beaches, the original spa and the warm and friendly service from the super team at Le Cannonier all made for a great stay. Dinner at the very romantic Le Navigator restaurant was a highlight.