Merville Beach - Grand Baie

Mauritius, Indian Ocean

Hotel rating
Trip advisor rating: 4.5 Based on 2879 reviews

The hotel

Steeped in rich Creole and French heritage, Merville Beach - Grand Baie is in a stunning location, overlooking one of the island's best beaches. All rooms and bungalows are bright, reflecting perfectly the vibrant energy of island life. Wander through leafy tropical gardens down to the shoreline and indulge in a few complimentary water sports. There are also land sports galore, including a floodlit tennis court and petanque, or hire a bike and head to one of the scenic villages nearby. As you’re on holiday, a spot of pampering is essential with the LUX* Me Spa offering a range of indulgent treatments. There’s also a lovely swimming pool to relax by, sipping an island cocktail courtesy of La Terrasse Bar. At night the pace livens up with live music and cabaret to get your toes tapping! Alternatively, enjoy a romantic meal for two at Le Badamier Restaurant & Pizzeria, serving an enticing selection of Italian, Creole, French and Chinese dishes, alongside breathtaking sea views.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Children's Pool
  • Babysitting service
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Games Room

Where is it

On the northwest coast of Mauritius, set around a stunning bay, fringed with palms. The cosmopolitan centre of Grand Baie, with its boutiques, shops, bars and restaurants, is just a short walk away. Transfer time from Mauritius International Airport: 1 hour 15 minutes.

Hotel information

169 guest rooms within the main building, the garden court and cottages scattered throughout the gardens. All with garden or sea-facing balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, complimentary WiFi internet access, mini bar*, tea/coffee-making facilities, safety deposit box and hairdryer. Standard Rooms, located in the main building, have 1 double bed plus extra bed for child, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child or 1 infant.

All Inclusive option: includes buffet breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner (buffet or set menu) at Le Badamier Restaurant. Guests may also have lunch and snacks at the Pizzeria or at the bar. Afternoon tea served at the bar from 3:30pm–5:30pm. A selection of drinks including soft drinks, tea, coffee, juice, beer, house wine, local spirits and cocktails. Beach service and poolside service. Room service 7:00am–11:00pm (tray charges apply). Mini-bar (water, juices, soft drinks and beer, replenished once per day). Water sports, including water-skiing, glass-bottom boat trips, snorkelling, windsurfing, kayaks, pedal boats, small catamarans, mini sailing, as per weather and tide conditions. Unlimited access to sauna, steam room, gym, floodlit tennis courts (rackets and balls provided), table tennis, bocce balls, beach volleyball. Live music and Mauritian dance shows.

Please note: All Inclusive starts on arrival and finishes at departure time from the hotel (irrespective of checkout time).

Half Board option: includes buffet breakfast and buffet dinner in Le Badamier restaurant.

Full Board option: includes buffet breakfast and buffet dinner in Le Badamier restaurant. Lunch can be enjoyed at Pizzeria, La Terrasse or à la carte at Le Badamier. 

Superior Rooms are slightly larger than Standard Rooms, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 teen or 1 child or 1 infant.

Beachfront Rooms have beach views, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 teen or 1 child or 1 infant.

Bungalows are perfect for families, with garden views, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 teen or 1 child or 1 infant.

Family Deluxe Rooms are set in thatched bungalows nestled around the grounds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 teens or 2 children or 2 infants.

LUX* Me Spa Experience: (available from 6 Jan '19) can be added to any board basis and is an integrated approach to wellbeing, incorporating holistic and spa treatments. Please call for full details. 

Le Badamier Restaurant & Pizzeria (Creole, French and Chinese cuisine), La Terrasse Bar. Swimming pool. LUX* Me Spa & Fitness Centre. Complimentary water sports including windsurfing, snorkelling, kayaking, pedal boats and glass-bottom boat rides. Speedboat trips*, big-game fishing*, catamaran cruises* and PADI diving*. Floodlit tennis court and beach volleyball. Mountain bikes for hire*. Merville Beach Kids' Club (4–11 years, 09:00am–08:00pm), with activities such as games, arts and crafts, face painting, beach games, computer games, cinema, shows and kids cookery classes. Babysitting*. Laundry/dry cleaning service*. Complimentary WiFi throughout the resort.

Good general access for guests who are able to walk short distances and can manage up to six steps. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

3 nights for stays over 31 Dec.

*Denotes local charge.

Trip advisor rating: 4.5 Based on 2879 reviews

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Fabulous service and stunning locarion

Feb 21, 2019 Rosemary H Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom

We have stayed here many times and the service under Manager Tony is just faultless. The staff can’t do enough to help. The food is excellent with lots of choice. The location is stunning on one of the island’s finest beaches. So sad to hear today the hotel closes soon for refurb.
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Feb 19, 2019 LeoBoChr Langeskov, Denmark

Hotel in nice and pleasant surroundings, very friendly staff and good service, special thanks to Jean Patrice who made our room perfect every day and if you want to go diving, I can recommend Ocean Spirit Scuba diving,Coastal Road Pereybere 30546, if you want to go to shopping Center you can go to Grand U in Grand Baie.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Sun, sea and fantastic service from everyone at Merville Beach

Feb 13, 2019 Gren777 Callington, United Kingdom

It's with a heavy heart that we leave Mauritius tomorrow morning after a fantastic two weeks back at Merville Beach. It was 17 years ago that we first discovered the island and have always wanted to return. We picked Merville Beach to return too, not because it's fancy and modern but it does have, without a doubt, some of the best customer service… Read more
It's with a heavy heart that we leave Mauritius tomorrow morning after a fantastic two weeks back at Merville Beach. It was 17 years ago that we first discovered the island and have always wanted to return. We picked Merville Beach to return too, not because it's fancy and modern but it does have, without a doubt, some of the best customer service we've ever experienced. After a 12 hour flight we'd arrived tired and pale, escaping the snow. Zaid welcomed us with a warmth that set us up for the whole holiday and we were surprised how quickly everyone seemed to know our name, remembering our villa number (400) and even remembering when we'd been out for a tour.... truly remarkable and only possible because there was a genuine interest in looking after us (Prakash the restaurant manager was a true gentleman and will be a loss for sure when he retires this year after 40 years with the company). It was my birthday whilst here and staff arranged a (free) surprise cake, and when I had a massage, they'd even left s birthday message written on a palm leaf in my locker.... all those little touches make you feel really welcome a spa a guest. We understand that the resort is going to undergo a radical rebuild in July and will indeed become fancy and modern..... it will be a sight to behold I'm sure but for us, the people who work for the LUX company are what makes it great and we hope one day to see them again. Read less
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Feb 12, 2019 majlisj2014 Stockholm, Sweden

Lovely places and the bests service you can have. The garden and the beach is very good, you can do a lot of boat activity who is free. Our cleaner P make a good work and was very nice. All is nice! You can take a walk or taxi to city of Grand Baie, 200 R Lovely hotel!
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Feb 4, 2019 anne s Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

We have just returned from our Honeymoon at Merville Beach, we can not praise the staff and management enough, Tony was so attentive, his staff did him proud, Iqbal and the guys on reception were always there to help, Chanden, Nilesh, Kareena and Yash in the bar were so nice and always made us welcome and always had a cold Guinness and a Tequila… Read more
We have just returned from our Honeymoon at Merville Beach, we can not praise the staff and management enough, Tony was so attentive, his staff did him proud, Iqbal and the guys on reception were always there to help, Chanden, Nilesh, Kareena and Yash in the bar were so nice and always made us welcome and always had a cold Guinness and a Tequila sunrise ready ! Vishni (Mrs Davina) 😁 was always happy and greeted us from across the restaurant every morning, the boys in the boat house so efficient and always friendly, Jhurry on security was always smiling. The rooms although in need of updating were clean and refreshed every day, but remember this is a 3 star but rooms aside you wouldn’t think so. The breakfast is good, something for everyone, the lunches are from a menu with table service, the pizzas are huge, maybe worth sharing, the curries are great quality. The evening buffet is good and again something for everyone, if you fancy a change go for the beach meal with table d’hote menu where the food is a notch up, there is an extra of 300rps per person for this but well worth it. Also don’t miss the Lobster night again an extra charge over the AI package but well worth it. The Beach attached to the hotel is fantastic, plenty of sun beds and fresh towels daily. Mini bar is included in the AI and is refreshed daily. There is entertainment every evening. There are also numerous water sports included in the package. Thank you all for a great stay Mr and Mrs D XX Read less