Avani to Develop Resort Hotel in Mauritius


Artist's conception of the Avani Bel-Ombre Mauritius Resort and Spa, which is going to be built on the island of Mautitius in the Indian Ocean.

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Avani Hotels and Resorts will develop its first resort hotel in Mauritius along an unspoiled stretch along the island’s southern coast. The property is scheduled to open in 2021.

Targeted at honeymooners, adventure seekers, and eco-tourists, the Avani Bel-Ombre Mauritius Resort and Spa will be situated in Savanne, which has rugged cliffs, sandy coves, sugarcane plantations, and traditional fishing villages.

Project Brief

When the resort opens in 2021, the Avani Bel-Ombre Mauritius Resort and Spa will offer dramatic views of Indian Ocean coupled with exclusivity.

There will be varied upscale accommodation and family friendly amenities in an untouched beach paradise.

The hotel will have 150 guest rooms, including 134 standard rooms and 16 suites. Twelve four bedroom pool villas will be included in the development. 

Food and beverage outlets will include a specialty restaurant and an all-day dining restaurant.

Other facilities will include a spa, a kids club, a gym, a pantry, a beach activities centre, and two swimming pools.

There will also be large multi-functional meeting space that can be used for meetings, conferences, and weddings

Avani Hotels and Resorts is a rapidly expanding brand. It has hotels in urban travel destinations such as Dubai, New Zealand, and South Korea as well as resorts in the Seyvhelles, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.

Avani Hotels and Resorts are members of the Minor Hotels group.

Mauritius 101

The Republic of Mauritius is and island republic in the Indian Ocean. It is situated about 1,000 kilometres, or 1,200 miles, from the Southeast Coast of Africa.


Mauritius is situated about 1,000 kilometres, or 1,200 miles, from the Southeast Coast of Africa.

The country has been colonized by the Dutch, French, and British. It became independent in 1968.

Mauritius is an increasingly popular tourist destination.

It has a tropical climate with tropical flora and fauna. The country is becoming increasingly popular for medical tourism eco-tourism, weddings, and honeymoons. Popular activities include big game fishing, kite surfing, deep-sea diving, golf, nature treks, dolphin watching,  and seakarting.

Beautiful beaches and gorgeous scenery are among its key attractions. Picturesque villages and towns are also popular with visiting tourists.


Gris Gris Beach is located on the southernmost part of Mauritius. It is famous for a sea cliff, on which waves constantly splash.


Long Mountain is located in Northern Mauritius. It is one of many soaring mountains that dot the island's beautiful landscape.


The Port of Souillac is a village near the southernmost tip of Mauritius. With a population of just of 6,000 villagers, it was named after a town in France.


Port Louis (pictured above) is the capital of Mauritius. Located in Northerwestern Mauritius, it has a population of 149,194.

The coolest months in Mauritius are June, July, and August. The driest month is October.  The hottest months are December, January, and February.

Owing to its multi-ethnic population, Mauritius has a distinctive cuisine with Chinese, Creole, French, and Indian influences.


The Avani Bel-Ombre Mauritius Resort and Spa will be located a 30 minutes' drive from Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, which is the country’s main international airport.


An Emirates Boeing  777-300 parked on the tamarc at Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. The airline links the island with its hub at Dubai International Airport.

A hub for Air Mauritius, the airport  is served by  several airlines, including British Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.

Much of the airline service to and from the airport is seasonal and/or chartered.

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