20° SUD HOTEL MAURITIUS
Grand Baie, Mauritius
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Hidden from view behind an impressive carriage entrance door in
oak and concealed within an old coconut grove bordering the water’s
edge, lies one of the best kept secrets of Mauritius: the 20°
Sud Hotel Mauritius, the first on the island to offer both the luxury
and excellence within the dimensions of an attractive, privately
A true haven of refinement and exclusivity: this small, intimate
hotel comprises 34 bedrooms decorated with antiques as well as furniture
and furnishings from the Belgian interior decorator Flamant Home
interiors®. It is situated in exceptional surroundings not far
from the Pointe aux Canonniers at the mouth of the beautiful bay
of Grand Baie.
Not ostentatious luxury but far more: elegance and refinement which
really give you the feeling of being in a world apart, of belonging
to a club of the initiated!
Hotel 20°Sud Mauritius has 28 rooms and 6 suites, some of which
are less than 10m from the beach! They are divided into four categories:
the “Charm” rooms, the “Beachfront” rooms,
the “Suites” and the “Austral Suites”.
All the rooms are air-conditioned and have a beautiful terrace
which looks onto the attractive coconut grove bordering the sea.
The rooms are tastefully furnished and equipped with queen-size
bed, safe, plasma extra flat screen television (17 channels Canal
Satellite®), DVD player, telephone and free, unlimited access
to high speed WIFI internet.
A minibar and tea- and coffee-making facilities (Nespresso®
machine in the “Beachfront” rooms, the “Suites”
and the “Austral Suites”) are at your disposal.
Each bathroom is equipped with an old style bath, a separate shower
and two wash basins built into a beautiful wooden surround. The
suites additionally have either an outdoor hot tub (Jacuzzi®)
or a small private swimming pool.
All the bedrooms are different – just like home!
The mix of antique furniture and that provided exclusively by the
Belgian interior decorator FLAMANT Home Interiors® gives this
place a truly distinctive atmosphere: warm, unique and personalised.
20°Sud Hotel Mauritius: almost a private home!
DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
The 20° Sud Hotel Mauritius offers three, totally exclusive
• That within the hotel itself,
• Another housed within a ruin situated on an island just
off the coast,
• The third on a beautiful old boat renovated by the hotel:
the M/S Lady Lisbeth.
The kitchen is directed by the talented Mauritian chef, Manolito
Grosset, who gained his experience in the finest hotels of Mauritius
as well as in a starred restaurant in Switzerland. He will prepare
some delicious fish-based dishes just for you.
The fish are caught off the shores of the Mascarene Islands and
include varieties such as babonne, vieille rouge (red wrasse), coryfène
sea-bream, sacréchien and vacoas. The meat is just as tasty
and comes from South Africa.
You can also savour our six-course lobster menu, or a sushi menu
prepared from the catch of the day. On request only.
The hotel has an extraordinary site at its disposal on Flat Island.
Housed within an old ruin dating from the 19th century, now a
listed building is a little restaurant we have fitted out in the
middle of nowhere: Just a few tables, a magical setting on a wild
beach looking out to sea within lush and protected surroundings.
Every effort is made to respect the natural environment, even your
shower water is desalinated using solar energy.
Fresh fish, lobster and Australian meat kebabs are on the menu.
The hotel's private catamaran Lagoon 440 will take you to the island,
a journey of 1.15 hours, and is also available for private hire
for cruises around the island, drinks at sunset etc...
An exclusive offer on Mauritius:
The possibility of dining aboard the island’s oldest motor
boat: the M/S Lady Lisbeth. This 17m “vintage” boat
in teak, built in 1929, was painstakingly and completely restored
to its former glory with the help of photos found at the Taylor
and Smith Marine Museum at Port-Louis.
When salvaged only the hull was still in good condition. We rebuilt
all the superstructures, had replica masts made of the originals
and the antique fittings were bought from a boat scrap yard near
Every evening she sets sail on a gastronomic cruise around the
bay. Reservations for eight passengers only. Boarding is at approximately
19.45. Welcome drinks are served on the deck before the boat leaves
its mooring at the hotel and heads towards the calm waters of the
Grand Baie where it anchors, just off the town, for dinner
The return to the hotel is planned for 23.00. She is also available
for private hire or for functions (intimate weddings, cocktail parties,
Make the most of this unique opportunity on Mauritius to spend
a romantic evening under the stars on a ship from another era!
Sports and services:
20° Sud has a lovely outdoor fresh water swimming pool (heated
in winter 26°) with a view of the sea. The hotel enjoys a small,
private white sand beach with deck chairs and thatch kiosks. Swimming
is excellent. Beach towels are supplied to clients.The hotel is
a perfect location for windsurfers and catamaran lovers: a huge
bay sheltered from the waves with a continual breeze all year long!
At no extra charge:
• Hobbie-Cat 15
• Snorkeling excursion from 10 to 11am
• Sea kayaks
• Access to a Turkish bath and bubble pool in the spa
• Library, DVD
• Board games
• American pool
A handsome traditional motor boat Pirogue will take you
free of charge to the town centre of Grand Baie, the Sunset, just
5 minutes away by boat (shops, bars, restaurants etc). 4 trips a
day at fixed hours.
In house " at additional charge:
• Water Skiing (when weather permits)
• Diving with air and Nitrox tanks (PADI / CMAS)
• Massages and body care at the spa (spa Confort Zone products)
• Lifting parachute
• Cruises in sail boats (catamaran for 4 persons)
• Speed boat excursions (sunset excursions, picnics or snorkeling
in the islands)
• Gastronomic dinner on board of the "lady Lisbeth"
Outside at additional charge:
• Big game fishing
• 18-hole golf course at l'île aux Cerfs (50 min)
• kite surfing
• Underwater excursions and discovery of the undersea flora
and fauna in a submarine (leaving from Grand Baie).
• At 5 min walk from 20° Sud is the " Grand Baie
Gym " with a large fitness and body building area (Special
rates for 20° Sud patrons).
20° Sud is also an excellent starting point to discover Mauritius.
The Grapefruit garden and sugar museum are just 15 min away by car,
the huge Mont Choisy beach is only 5 min and Port Louis a 30 min
drive. Important to mention: the hotel organizes different private
excursions by boat or by car.
• 2 PC ADSL Free Internet access in the entire hotel (WIFI)
• Laundry, exchange, taxis, car and scooter hire.
• Credit cards Accepted: Visa, American Express, Diners and