Constance Le Prince Maurice – Mauritius

Constance Mauritius water villas

One of the finest and most luxurious resorts in the area, the Constance Le Prince Maurice consists of 89 rooms and suites, 11 of which could be considered overwater bungalows, though it’s worth noting that they are located over a fish sanctuary so there is no swimming directly beneath the units. All rooms are luxurious, and there is a very long list of free activities (including free golf) so the luxury price tag reflects a better value than it might first seem.

Even though there are facilities and activities for children and families, this is a remote 5-star resort, so it’s best suited to honeymoons and other romantic couples getaways. The setting is beautiful and the service is 5-star standard, though with a French leaning, so Francophones will feel even more comfortable.

Location

The Constance Le Prince Maurice Resort is on the east coast of the small island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, which is off the coast of Madagascar, which is off the coast of Africa.

Rooms/villas/suites

8 Overwater Junior suites
Area: 753 sq ft (70 m²)
(One bedroom with an indoor sitting area and a terrace or balcony, one bathroom with double vanities, shower and separate wc.)

3 Overwater Villas
Area: 1,400 sq ft (130 m²)
(Same as above, plus bathroom with a whirlpool bathtub, outdoor soaking bath, separate living room with dining/seating area, guest shower/WC)

  • Overwater bungalows: 11
  • Beds: One kingsize
  • Wi-Fi: Available, free
  • Entertainment system: Satellite TV/DVD/CD player, Hi-Fi
  • Room service: Available

Special room features

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath with bathtub
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower/WC
  • Hair dryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • Telephone/answering machine
  • Furnished terrace or balcony

Rates

US$595 to US$989 for Overwater Junior suites
US$700 to US$1,300 for Overwater Villas

Restaurants and bars

  • L’Archipel
  • Le Barachois
  • Le Beach Deck
  • The Laguna Bar
  • The Lotus Lounge Bar
  • Fitness Centre Bar

Resort features

  • Infinity pool
  • Two floodlit tennis courts
  • Bicycles
  • Practice putting green
  • Hobie Cats® – Waterskiing
  • Catamaran
  • Laser boats®
  • Pedalos®
  • Glass-bottom boat
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaks
  • Two 18-hole Golf courses
  • The Children’s club
  • Library
  • Meeting Facilities

Spa

The Le Spa de Constance with Institut de Guerlain is a full-service 5-star spa featuring a thermal pool, steam bath, plunge pool, gym, and massage facilities.

Nearby activities

  • Fly fishing
  • Boat excursions
  • Catamaran cruise
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Scuba diving PADI & CMAS
  • Parasailing
  • Lessons: tennis, waterskiing, windsurfing, kife surfing, sailing, diving and golf

What the reviews say

The Constance Le Prince Maurice generally gets fantastic and excellent reviews from past guests, especially for the setting and the food. Most reviewers are extremely happy with the service, though a few do mention that it can be slow, which tends to be true at any resort of this size.

Those who’ve come on a honeymoon or other romantic trip call the resort perfect for such occasions, but others mention the abundance of free activities as making it excellent for any luxury vacation, including for families. Also, it’s noted that many return year after year, which is always a great sign.

Getting there

To reach the Constance Le Prince Maurice you’ll need to fly to the main airport on Mauritius. From there it’s 45 kilometers to the resort, which can be by taxi or private transportation.

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