Based around the ancient Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui and built around a heavenly little bay with a beach of golden sand, Legends hotel Mauritius is the Zen place in which to unwind. Located in a beautiful secluded sandy bay at Grand Gaube on the north-east coast of Mauritius, Legends combines the interaction of natures elements to create perfect Feng Shui. The 5 elements of metal, water, fire, earth and wood work in harmony to create the perfect holiday.
Legends Resort has 198 air-conditioned rooms that are tastefully furnished using Feng Shui elements. All rooms include ceiling fan, IDD phone, internet access, satellite TV with video and music channels, mini-bar, safe, hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities, bath, separate shower and balcony overlooking the sea. Private Jacuzzi in the suites, DVD player in the Senior and Junior Suites.
Superior Rooms (48 m2) - The rooms featured element is Metal. Wooden fittings give a sensuous warmth to the rooms, which are resplendent in subdued and elegantly sophisticated shades of sand and ochre colours.
Deluxe Rooms (58 m2) - The warm, subtle lighting gleams almost like candlelight through the rooms where the dominant Feng Shui element is featured in the water sculpture. As in all the rooms, the decor uses pure lines, with shades of blue and sandy colours.
Junior Suites (78 m2) - The Suites are spacious and luxuriously decorated in subtle shades of sand and ochre, blending perfectly with the main element, which is wood. There is an ottoman at the foot of the super-king size double beds and a large, comfortable sitting area on the private terrace or balcony. Each Suite has a small dressing room and spacious bathroom, with a walk-in shower, two washbasins, a bath and a separated toilet.
Senior Suites (98 m2) - The themes are earth and fire. Each villa has its own private garden, looking out towards the lagoon. The suite Ming and the suite Tang almost glow with warm red and orange hues. From the sitting area, two steps lead up to the magnificent double bed. Each of the villas has its own whirl bath and a very spacious bathroom.
Emperor Villa (288 m²) This Emperor Villa is the most luxurious place imaginable in which to renew all one's energy. All 5 elements of Feng Shui are used in the furbishing and fittings, with its simply fabulous decor. The Villa has 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, as well as its own fitted kitchenette. It has its own whirlpool and a delightful, private outdoor stone garden with a pool, a barbecue area and a gazebo for outside dining. A very special feature of the Villa is that it has its own private beach, and there is a butler available.
Rooms, Suites and Villas Facilities - All rooms have a private and furnished balcony or terrace facing the sea - Air-conditioning - Ceiling fan in Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites and Villas - Bathroom with bath, separate shower and separate toilet - Satellite TV, video and music channels - DVD player in the Suites and Villas - Telephone with international direct dialing - Internet access - Mini bar - Safe - Hair-dryer and shaver socket - Complimentary tea and coffee facilities
Activities Swimming Pools The hotel has two fresh-water swimming pools. The main pool, in the center of the hotel, and close to the main restaurant and Le Grand Bleu, overlooks the breathtaking bay. The second pool is in a quiet spot right at the very edge of the hotel, in front of the Banyan Pool, Bar & Grill.
Water Sports Free of Charge: windsurfing, pedal boats, kayaks, sailing, snorkelling, glass-bottom boat rides, aqua gym and water-skiing.
For a Fee: speedboat rides, scuba diving (PADI) and big game fishing.
Land-based Activities Free of Charge: gym, beach volley, table tennis, bocci ball, floodlit tennis courts and a driving range, which is also suitable for those who want to start learning how to play golf.
Legends also runs Tai Chi and Yoga classes.
For a Fee: mountain bikes, pool tables, golf balls and electronic games.
Two golf courses are available nearby.
Kids Club Three qualified hostesses entertain youngsters from 3 to 11 years old. For children under 3, a babysitting service is also available on request, for a fee. Children's lunch is served between 12.30p.m and 1.30 p.m. in the main restaurant or in the Mini-club depending on the day.
The children have dinner in the main restaurant between 6.30 and 7.30 p.m.
Teens Club The club for teenagers arranges days of fun-packed activities, including a number of optional excursions outside the hotel and operates from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Ginkgo Seats: 250 - (7a.m-10.30a.m and 7p.m-10.30p.m)
Looking out over the pool and towards the sea, the hotel's main restaurant offers a magnificent breakfast buffet. Dining specialties include tables d'hate, gala dinners on alternate evenings and buffets themed with Mauritian, Asian and Mediterranean.
Restaurants and Bars La Bastide - Seats: 60 - (12.30p.m- 4p.m and 7.30p.m- 10.30p.m)
The beach bar and grill offers Mediterranean cuisine, with a hint of the tropics. It has a relaxed atmosphere, under large parasols on a decked terrace, by the water's edge, looking out towards the northern islands.
Karma House - Seats: 50 - (7.30p.m- 10.30p.m)
The hotel's gastronomic restaurant is perfect for a special evening in an elegant setting. A superb open terrace overlooking the pool adds to the feeling of space, also reflected in the open-style kitchen and the walk-in wine cellar. Karma House is based on a "trilogie" concept (food cooked in three different ways).
Abalone - Seats: 40 - (7.30p.m- 10.30p.m)
In the evenings, seafood and pearly shellfish alternate with scarlet red crayfish twice a week. Abalone is also open for lunch, when its specialities include hearty salads and local, Mauritian dishes.
Grand Bleu - (12.30p.m- 6p.m and 9p.m- 01a.m)
Grand Bleu is Legends' pool bar, with comfortable sofas in the middle, surrounded by tables and chairs for meals. Light lunches come in all shapes and sizes, from club sandwiches to snacks, traditional Chinese tea service and dim sum. Home-made pancakes are served between 4 and 6 each afternoon. The Bar also serves a wide selection of local and international beers, wines and spirits.
Spirit Lounge & Bar - (4p.m- 12a.m)
Enjoy memorable moments in the elegant and refined Spirit Lounge, ideal for a quiet drink, before or after dinner. The atmosphere is reminiscent of the plush comfort of an English club, with a choice of Havana cigars.
Banyan Pool, Grill & Bar - Seats: 30 - (12.30p.m- 3p.m)
The Banyan Bar is a laid-back place, under some of the oldest banyan trees on the island, beside its own pool, with seating at the Bar itself or under parasols on the lawns. The Bar's selection includes fresh fruit juices, beers and tropical cocktails. At lunchtime, fish, seafood and meat grills are cooked in front of you and there is also a selection of salad dishes.
Beach Service Legends makes sure its guests are properly pampered as they lie under their parasols on the beach. Beach boys and girls serve light fruit treats, cocktails & drinks, and provide a sunglasses polishing service and refreshing towels.