The stunning Black River Gorges area of south-west Mauritius is
one of the island's most important protected habitats, and is also
home to Lakaz Chamarel. A luxurious lodge nestled in verdant
tropical gardens 400 metres up in the mountains, Chamarel provides
a small number of sumptuous accommodation, rest and recuperation in
spades, and the chance to explore a rugged and unspoilt
The 20 individually designed eco-lodges and suites feature
original art work, antique furniture, local crafts and authentic
woven palm roofs. They are dotted throughout the grounds, with
lovely views of the garden's vibrant frangipani, hibiscus and mango
trees. In-keeping with the natural, eco-friendly ambience, there
are no TVs in the rooms; instead you are encouraged to find a
tranquil spot, enjoy a spa treatment or explore nature. The four
Sea View Pool suites have the benefit of infinity pools overlooking
the coast and are located up a steep hill (but golf carts are
provided). The wonderful Exclusive Suite is the cream of the crop -
spacious and well-equipped, with mountain and sea views.
Clean mountain air and natural luxury.
Children over the age of eight are welcome at Lakaz
Chamarel. The grounds provide ample, safe space for curious little
ones, and the rooms sleep up to three people. There is no
children's club, but babysitting is offered for a
Lakaz Chamal is well away from the tourist trail and gives a different perspective on this beautiful island. The surrounding unspoilt landscape offers lots of opportunities for adventure, with excellent hiking and cycle trails; and you don't even need to leave the lodge for fantastic bird-watching. The hotel's relaxed, 'help yourself' attitude has you blissed out in no time - but if you need a little help switching off, the massages and yoga sessions are just the ticket.
Pampering eco retreat in the Mauritian mountains, with stunning gardens.