Escape From Budapest To Angsana Balaclava Mauritius

  • 18 Jun 2016 9:00 AM
Escape From Budapest To Angsana Balaclava Mauritius
Situated on the scenic northwest coast of Mauritius on the tranquil shores of Turtle Bay, this five star luxury resort has just been presented with the Banyan Tree 'Hotel of The Year 2015' award, under the leadership of general manager Franck Seguin.

This 51 suite and one villa boutique resort is a vivid illustration of a romantic getaway, emulating a traditional Mauritian style with its thatched roofs and bespoke local artistry. It's secluded location is a 55 minutes’ drive from the airport and a 15 minutes’ drive from the capital of Port Louis and the picturesque seaside village of Grand Baie.

Local Attractions

Nearby attractions include Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens to see indigenous plants and trees, and the Beau Plan Sugar Museum to learn about the interesting history of rum making in Mauritius.

At Port Louis guests can explore the vibrant, local markets and fashionable shops. Grand Baie is a picturesque sea-side village, and also offers ample shopping opportunities.

It's worth noting that close to the resort ther are not any local amenities, however all these mentioned attractions are just 15 minutes by car from Angsana Balaclava.

Leisure Activities

Highly worthy of note is that you can set sail on an array of exhilarating and complimentary (yes, free of charge) water sports activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, water-skiing, glass bottom boat trips, windsurfing and sailing. On land, enjoy adventure bike tours, cooking classes, personal training sessions and more (sme fees apply for land based activities).

Exceptional Dining

The main restaurant, Oryza, offers both al fresco and indoor dining options surrounded by the pool and Sylea bar. Executive chef Nyoman Suardi Nio’s menus feature a combination of local and International dishes to complement popular Asian Fusion menu. Half-board is highly recommended as the quality of all the à la carte choices is exceptional, as is the service

The Passion Grill, with its swim up bar, offers a dining experience on the sand, whilst guests are also able to dine poolside with their feet in the water on crab, lobster and langoustine. In-villa and private dining experiences are available for those seeking privacy.

Opulent Options

Guests can choose from Garden Suites, Deluxe Pool Suites, Oceanfront Pool Suites, and Beachfront Pool Suites. All the feature free wifi, separate dressing area, separate bath, shower, toilet and bidet, day bed, free tea/coffee making facilities and nespresso machine, minibar, ironing facilities, iPod docking station, 42 inch flat screen TV. Most of the suites feature their own private relaxation pools.

The spacious Garden suites (72m2) are surrounded by tropical landscaping and lagoon pool views and have a spacious veranda. The Deluxe Pool suites (84m2) are fitted with a private relaxation pool (13sqm) and a large veranda.

Just a short walk to the sea and white stretch of sand, the exotic Oceanfront and Beachfront Pool suites offer both space and style. With the perfect view of the ocean, and situated on the first floor, the Oceanfront Pool Suite (125sqm) is designed with a private relaxation pool (25m2), steam shower and balcony with daybed. Situated on the ground floor the Beachfront Pool suite (180m2) is configured with an infinity edge L-shaped pool (52sqm), a jet pool and steam shower.

For those looking to experience the ultimate in luxury, the Imperial Pool Villa is a four-bedroom haven boasting three private pools, steam showers and a personal butler, perfect for families and couples. The Villa also comes with a living / dining area and fully fitted kitchen.

Amazing Architecture & Atmosphere

Inspired by local Mauritian design, this intimate resort with its natural pools and cosy thatched stone buildings brings Mauritius to life for its guests. The main areas feature arched roofs, natural stone floors, lava stone walls and teak wood furniture decorated with rattan style woven leather.

The resort has been carefully constructed to offer idyllic views of the ocean and mountains beyond, showcasing sunsets that light up the entire resort in the evening. The atmosphere created is truly magical.

Outstanding Spa Facilities

The Angsana Spa features nine treatment rooms, a fully equipped gym, a yoga pavilion, a restorative vitality pool, sauna and a hammam. All the spa therapists have been trained by experts from the Banyan Tree Spa Academy. They offer Asian and Ayurvedic spa treatments using local ingredients from botanical coconut, ylang ylang and sugar cane to marine elements such as seaweed and mud.

Take home exceptional souvenirs from your holidays thanks to the variety of gifts and treasures at the Angsana Gallery.

Start your trip by visiting Angsana Balaclava online

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