Mauritius, January 2013 - Honeymooners are being welcomed to the prestigious ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, The Residence Mauritius, with a complimentary stay for brides up to nine months after their wedding.
The sublime colonial-style 5-star retreat, voted the world’s best hotel by Elegant Traveler magazine, includes ‘half board’ breakfast and dinner in the special offer – plus a romantic catamaran cruise with lunch and soft drinks served.
Honeymooners are additionally welcomed with a complimentary bottle of champagne, and holiday kit of a beach bag, wraparound pareo beach skirt, T-shirt and postcards.
To qualify for the promotion, couples are required to send a copy of their marriage certificate to the hotel before arrival. This offer is valid for stays of at least four nights in 2013 by booking through the appointed tour operators and is subject to availability.
The Residence Mauritius shot to fame when voted the world’s best hotel by Elegant Traveler. It is also consistently voted best hotel in Mauritius and ranked among top resorts in Africa, the Middle East and Indian Ocean in UK Conde Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards.
On a mile-long beach of immaculate white sand, the colonial ‘palace’ is reminiscent of a photo album from yesteryear, with nostalgic decor inspired by turn-of-the-century plantation houses.
Refined butler service compliments sophisticated exotic cuisine showcased at signature restaurant The Dining Room, crafted entirely of wood, and The Plantation, serving imaginative Creole and international cuisine in a spectacular oceanfront setting.
The recently refurbished Sanctuary Spa offers holistic treatments inspired by "Zen" philosophy, tending to guests' individual needs. Ultimate pampering is in a cabana overlooking the lagoon, where beauty treatments and massages are performed in the softness of the sea breeze.
Recreational options range from a variety of water sports such as fishing and diving to golf, horse riding and tennis.
The Residence Mauritius joins the ultra-exclusive Cenizaro portfolio of luxury resorts (www.theresidence.com) - The Residence Tunis, The Residence Maldives and The Residence Zanzibar.