Located on the unspoilt south coast of Mauritius, in the region of Domaine de Bel Ombre; an idyllic destination, set in 2,500 hectares of parkland with stunning volcanic mountain views, rolling hills and turquoise lagoons. Domaine de Bel Ombre, once a sugar estate is now a premier integrated tourist destination. The natural richness of the landscape allows guests to indulge in a whole variety of experiences from golf, to spa to watersports – it offers something for all ages.
The Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort, is immersed in the multi-cultural landscape of a cosmopolitan island. From the moment you arrive, you will feel the ethnic atmosphere with the beating of African drums greeting you and the nod to African influences seeping into the décor throughout the resort.
The resort is tucked away and was originally designed as a magical hideaway in a lush and tropical site, with this superb deluxe hotel revealing the charm, comfort and comtemporary chic of a 5 star elegance that reveals memories of a rich past and African elegance and lifestyle.
The choice of dining whilst staying in the resort are many, ranging from the Beach Restaurant, the Pool Bar, Le Chateau of Bel Ombre fine dining restaurant to that of the French Signature Chef’s Gastronomic restaurant serving creative and authentic dishes for over 13 years.
The resort also boasts three bars, the Zenzi Bar, the Blue Drift with views over the sea and the Lions Lounge, perfect for after dinner drinks.
If you are not much of a sun lounger, there is a plenty to keep you active in the 2,500 hectare playground which has something for everyone with a host of outdoor activities from; Tennis, Archery, Beach games, Garden croquet, Mountain biking or a whole range of Water sports on one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world that is protected by a barrier reef; Kitesurfing, Big game fishing, Catamaran cruises, Diving (PADI), Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Glass-bottom boat to name a few.
The Seven Colours Spa Village of the Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is one of the most beautiful well-being centres in the Indian Ocean and a haven of serenity in the heart of the Domaine de Bel Ombre. Covering over 3,000m² of lush nature, the spa village contains clay huts with thatched roofs, surrounded by water ponds and lush tropical vegetation, it offers a complete tropical oasis.
Not only is the Heritage just known for its deluxe hotel and superb facilities, the 18-hole Championship golf course attracts players worldwide. The course was designed by the South African architect Peter Matkovitch, of Matkovich & Hayes, is built on more than 100 acres of land, amidst an exceptional natural environment, where extensive landscaping has been done to offer technical detail and enjoyment to all players, making each game an unforgettable experience. It is certainly one of the most beautiful golf courses on the island as it lying on a naturally undulating ground and offers a magnificent view of the green mountains on one side and the endless Indian Ocean on the other.
Just next month, 7-10 May, the first-ever tri-sanctioned tournament by the Sunshine, European and Asian Tours, the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open, was launched at Heritage Resorts, on Domaine de Bel Ombre, signifying a truly historic milestone in the world of professional golf. It is expected to draw the top golfers from the three international Tours and two invitational players from the Mauritius Golf Federation, making it a prestigious addition to the global golf calendar.
This genuine oasis of serenity offers a perfect blend of luxury, simplicity and warmth and is ideal for couples, families or groups of friends.