One of the most popular destinations in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is preparing to welcome back visitors following the successful implementation of sharp measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. No local cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Mauritius since 26 April and with light at the end of the tunnel, Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas will reopen on 1 September 2020.
First opened at the end of 2019 on Le Chaland Beach, an untouched stretch of coastline on the south east corner of Mauritius, Anantara Iko Mauritius is one of the newest resorts on the island. The resort has introduced a Wonder Offer to kick start bookings, offering a 40 per cent discount on all stays until 31 October 2021.
This less developed corner of the island has some of the richest history, creole culture and nature reserves in Mauritius. Just 15 minutes from the resort is Mahebourg, the first capital of Mauritius, known for its local market, museum, fortifications and the historic battles between the French and British. The nearby nature reserve of Ile aux Aigrettes can be visited on a traditional Pirogue boat, where Anantara’s guests can see conservation efforts by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation which has saved the Pink Pigeon from extinction, and the Blue Bay Marine Park with over 40 different species of coral. Guests can also navigate the terrain on a guided quad bike trip along the wild coastline and untouched beaches close to the resort, or choose to reconnect and unwind at the Vortex, 30 minutes inland, feeling recharged by the earth’s Chakra point, magnifying the energy correlated to your body’s individual chakras.
Anantara Iko Mauritius will be fully in line with WHO and local health authority regulations and is also introducing additional measures to ensure the highest standards of health and safety at all times including enhanced sanitation and disinfection throughout the property, in-room hygiene kits for guests, increased social distancing in the bars and restaurants and menus restricted to a la carte only. Ongoing training has been put in place to ensure that all staff are able to offer exceptional guest service while maintaining social distancing and tight hygiene and sanitation standards.
The 164-room resort has a 30-metre ozone-based swimming pool, three restaurants including the signature Sea.Fire.Salt seafood restaurant overlooking the ocean and Bon Manzer, an innovative clean eating restaurant offering organic vegan cuisine. The resort’s Anantara Spa will also re-open with enhanced hygiene protocol and offer more outdoor wellness activities including a daily yoga class.
The Wonder Offer rates start from USD 160 per room per night (a 40% saving on the usual rate) including breakfast and tax. https://www.anantara.com/
The offer is also available on half board and all inclusive bookings and is valid for stays until 31 October 2021, when booked by 31 August 2020.