Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort
Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Infused with the charm of its sugar plantation past, this refined hotel retains its colonial style. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the hotel occupies a delightful setting in the Bel Ombre nature reserve, in a tropical garden through which the Citronniers River flows. Suites are spacious, decorated in 19th-century style but with an impressive range of amenities and a private butler at your service. The Seven Colours Spa is a serene haven, with treatments to harmonise body, mind and energy. There are two lovely pools, with access to an additional pool at C Beach Club, water sports in abundance and a nearby championship golf course. Guests have access to 12 restaurants and eight bars across the Domaine de Bel Ombre — there's a wonderful selection of dining at Heritage Le Telfair, including Annabella’s on the banks of the river with an interactive show-kitchen, and Gin’Ja serving Pan Asian cuisine on the beach. Treat yourself to a meal at Le Chateau de Bel Ombre, an enchanting 19th-century manor house, or head to the trendy lifestyle hotspot, C Beach Club.
- Scuba Diving
- Kids Club
- Fitness Centre/Gym
- Internet Access
Where is itAt Bel Ombre, on the mountainous south coast, surrounded by a nature reserve. Transfer time from Mauritius International Airport: Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. Please note that if taking a seat in coach this may be longer depending on how many hotel stops are en route.
Gourmet Dining Plan option: includes breakfast at Telfair’s main restaurant, Annabella's, or at C Beach Club. Lunch around Domaine de Bel Ombre restaurants as per operating schedules: Ginja, Le Palmier, Cavendish and La Plage (beach service) at Heritage Le Telfair, C Beach Club, Heritage Golf Club, plus Infinity Blue, Amafrooty at Heritage Awali, La Reserve Golf Links Restaurant and Lakaz Mama at Kazalala. Afternoon tea (cakes and pancakes) at the Cavendish Bar and Kiosque Gourmand (ice cream and sweet treats). Half way snack on the golf course. Dinner around Domaine de Bel Ombre restaurants as per their operating schedules: Annabella, Le Palmier and Ginja at Heritage Le Telfair, Zafarani (adult only), Infinity Blue, Savana and Kuzini at Heritage Awali, O'Grill at Heritage Golf Club (as per opening days), C Beach Club and Le Chateau de Bel Ombre. Local & imported spirits, beers, soft drinks, juices & selected house wines, unlimited selected Champagne by the glass in all bars/restaurants within the Domaine de Bel Ombre, as per the operating schedule of respective bars. Beach and poolside service at Heritage Le Telfair. 24-hour room service available for selected food items only. Mini-bar (stocked with soft drinks, local beers, water, fruit juices, one red wine, one white wine, chocolate bar and snacks) - replenished once daily. Three Nespresso capsules, replenished once daily. Picnic hampers available (to be booked at Guest Relations Counter).
Gourmet Dining Plan also includes unlimited green fees at Heritage Golf Club 18-hole championship course, including a 9-hole PAR 3 course (excluding equipment and lessons). Complimentary GPS-equipped golf cart for every round (maximum one per room per day). Free access to the Sports & Fitness Centre; aquagym as per hotel schedule; access to the hammam and sauna of the Seven Colours Spa; stretching and yoga classes as per weekly programme; access to personalised fitness programmes, introductory sessions to well-being, a choice of health foods and drinks and meditative relaxation sessions. Sailing, windsurfing, kayaks, pedal boats, snorkelling & glass-bottomed boat trips. Tennis (including floodlights and equipment), table tennis, archery, beach volley, bocci-ball, bicycles. Live music every night at Heritage Awali, Heritage Le Telfair, C Beach Club. Baby Timomo Club (ages 0-35 months, open seven days a week from 8.30am to 3.30pm. Baby nurses trained in first aid and childcare. Reservation required). Timomo Kids Club (3–11 years) with activities such as sport, fitness and dance classes, and educational visits. Teens' Programme (12–18 years).
Please note: The Gourmet Dining Plan starts on arrival and ends upon departure from hotel, regardless of check-in/check-out times. All food items on the restaurant menus are available, although supplements will apply to highlighted dishes, such as lobster, foie gras, and wagyu beef. Some imported drinks (such as 12 year old and above spirits and drinks on the Exclusive Cellar Lists) will incur a charge.
Wellness Bliss option: (Supplement per person per day is applicable) includes a 15-minute consultation with the resort's wellness expert, plus one wellness experience each day from the following:
- Choice of 5 massages (such as relaxing massage, tension relief massage, detox massage
- Choice of 3 body treatments
- Choice of 5 private mind and body sessions (such as Yoga, Tai-Chi, Pilates, Qi Gong)
- Choice of 5 health treatments (such as osteopathy)
- Private fitness sessions with a personal trainer.
- Workshops and learning (such as correct posture, art of breathing, art of healthy eating)
Wellness Bliss added value: Additional group sessions available every day as per activity program, plus in-room wellness amenities (yoga mat, spa bathroom amenities) and healthy dishes and drinks available in all restaurants (supplements may apply, depending on meal plan booked).
Please note: Minimum 7 night stay applies. Wellness Bliss experiences must be taken between 9:00am-4:00pm each day, sessions are non-transferrable and missed appointments cannot be replaced.Half Board option: Includes breakfast at Annabella's (possibility of having complimentary Continental Breakfast in room – tray charge applicable). Dinner at Annabella, Le Palmier, C Beach Club, Savana (buffet) at Heritage Awali (as per opening hours), O'Grill at Heritage Golf Club, La Reserve Golf Links Restaurant and Lakaz Mama at Kazalala. Other outlets within Domaine de Bel Ombre available with a credit of Rs. 1,500 per adult per night: Ginja at Heritage Le Telfair, Chateau de Bel Ombre, Infinity Blue, Zafarani, Kuzini and Boma at Heritage Awali.
Deluxe Sea View Suites are as Deluxe Garden View Suites, but with a sea view.
Deluxe Beachfront Suites are directly on the beach or on the first floor with a balcony, with panoramic beach views and 1 queen-size bed or 2 twin beds plus a sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Junior Suite Garden View rooms overlook the lush gardens and river, and are on either the ground floor or first floor. With a canopy queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 infant.
Junior Suite Beachfront rooms overlook the beach and sea, from either the ground or first floor. With a canopy queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 infant.
Senior Suites are available with either garden views or sea views. With a separate living/dining area to the bedroom, a canopy queen-size bed, a dining table and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Ocean Suite Beach Front rooms are on the ground floor only, with direct access to the beach. With a separate living/dining room to the bedroom, en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower. The bedroom features a canopy queen-size bed, and the living room a dining table and sofa bed. Sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults.
Please note: a baby cot can be added on request. Children are classed as under 12 years.
12 restaurants and 8 bars, including those at sister hotel, Heritage Awali. Savana (buffet restaurant open for breakfast and dinner). Kuzini (Italian restaurant, open for dinner). Zafarani (adults-only restaurant, open for dinner). Infinity Blue Restaurant and Cocktail Bar (fresh seafood in a beachfront setting, open for lunch, dinner, and drinks). Boma (open air restaurant offering African show and bonfire themed evenings on selected nights). Amafrooty (daytime snack bar). Zenzi Bar (serving light bites in the day, turning into a cocktail lounge at night). Le Chateau De Bel Ombre (Mauritian cuisine in an enchanting 19th century setting). C Beach Club (poolside Mediterranean cuisine and drinks). The Club House (with views over the golf course, offering an authentic grill house experience). Annabella's (International cuisine, open for breakfast and dinner). Gin'ja (Pan-Asian fusion offering street food buffet for lunch, and a la carte options for dinner). Le Palmier (beach restaurant, specialising in seafood and local delicacies, overlooking the pool and ocean). The Cavendish Bar & Lounge (relaxed bar serving drinks, pancakes, and light meals).
Regular evening entertainment including theme shows, beach parties, brunches, and live music.
2 swimming pools (1 heated) and use of pool at C Beach Club*. Fitness centre*. Seven Colours Spa*. Water sports* including windsurfing, kayaking, pedal boats and snorkelling. Dive centre*. Glass-bottom boat rides*. Complimentary access to 18-hole championship golf course, Heritage Golf Club (green fees apply), and complimentary green fees at Le Chateau Golf Course. La Reserve Golf Links course (opening December 2023), the first and only contemporary links in the Indian Ocean*. Floodlit tennis courts. Beach volleyball, badminton, French bowls, archery, table tennis, darts and snooker table. Aerobics, Tai Chi and Yoga sessions. Nature Reserve*. Timomo Baby Club (ages 0-35 months) and Timomo Kids' Club (3–11 years, if potty trained) with swimming pool. Teens Programme (12-18 years).
Complimentary Baby Club (0-35 months, 8:30am–4:00pm, pre-booking required). Blue Earth Boutique. 24-hour room service*. Concierge service. Complimentary WiFi in public areas and rooms. Babysitting service*. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. Complimentary shuttle service within the Domaine de Bel Ombre.
3 nights for stays including 31st December.
*Denotes local charge.
Please note: The dress code is smart casual. Guests are asked not to wear swimwear at breakfast and lunch. From 6:00pm: bermuda shorts are not allowed at Gin'ja, Annabella's and Le Chateau. Gentlemen are required to wear trousers, collared shirts and closed-toe shoes.