8 Reasons to Book Your Golf Holiday at Sugar Beach
January 08 2020
January 08 2020
The iconic plantation-style Sugar Beach Golf and Spa Resort unfurls along the sunset coast of Mauritius and invites discerning guests access to a world of unparalleled luxury and tranquillity. Perched along one of the most exquisite beaches on the island, this sublime five-star resort in Mauritius is fabled for its world-class Mauritian cuisine and trendy beachside bars, pampering Cinq Mondes Spa, unparalleled location, verdant French-inspired tropical gardens and sublime luxe accommodation that excludes an old-world charm.
It’s little wonder this luxury resort in Mauritius is hugely popular amongst jet setters and bon vivants; it quite literally offers the very finest in lavish island living, while still providing something special for every type of guest, from honeymooners to families. But what some people might not yet know, is that Sugar Beach is also one of the top golf hotels in Mauritius, with signature golfing offers and secret specials reserved for avid players and fans of the beautiful game.
If you are looking for the ultimate golf and spa resort in Mauritius - to appease all members of your family - for your next holiday in paradise, then here are eight reasons to book your golf holiday at Sugar Beach:
It boasts the ultimate location
There are few things as satisfying as soaking up an unparalleled view of a spectacular tropical sunset, favourite exotic cocktail in hand. One of Sugar Beach Golf and Spa resort’s greatest assets is its unrivalled location along the west coast of Mauritius, with perfect views of the sunset each day. Here you can witness the sun’s steady descent as it lights up the Indian Ocean at Sugar Beach’s Buddha-Bar Beach or the recently revamped Citronella’s, both of which offer front row seats to one of nature’s most awe-inspiring spectacles.
Apart from a stunning place to watch the sunset, Sugar Beach also spoils guests with exceptional views of Le Morne Brabant in the distance, is lined by a powder-soft, lengthy stretch of beach and is wonderfully close to local shops and restaurants, allowing guests to experience the Mauritian lifestyle. With these things in mind, as well as the fact that the west coast enjoys spectacular weather year-round, there’s no doubt that this luxury resort in Mauritius is by far one of the best places on the island to enjoy a golf holiday.
There’s no other resort quite like Sugar Beach
One of the most wonderful things about Sugar Beach Golf and Spa resort is that it’s totally unique. The extraordinary architecture of the hotel draws on the country’s colonial history and takes the form of a plantation-inspired manor house and lodgings, which overlook the scintillating azure lagoon, and are enhanced by delicate touches of flowers, such as Frangipanis which can be seen throughout the property.
Post-round, take a breather in the hotel’s unbelievable Gov’s Lounge and embrace the decadence of colonial times as you sip on a refined signature cocktail (perhaps with some of the local rum at its core) prepared with the utmost skill. There really is no other golf hotel in Mauritius quite like Sugar Beach.
The rooms are in the process of being renovated
Sugar Beach constantly goes above and beyond to ensure guests have the most exceptional holidays at their golf resort in Mauritius. That’s why the hotel has recently undergone a number of renovations, including a revamp of some of their rooms. The north and the south village of Sugar Beach have been totally redone, with elegant wooden elements balanced with the finest fittings to ensure guests have the perfect place to unwind after a busy day playing golf or exploring the island.
It’s home to a world-class Cinq Mondes Spa
Sugar Beach has an impressive array of excellent facilities available so that guests truly have the luxury holiday of their lives. One such example is the hotel’s spa: a Cinq Mondes Spa that offers a vast range of excellent therapies, treatments and beauty rituals. And because this is no ordinary golf hotel in Mauritius, and because golfer-specific offerings are something Sugar Beach has become known for, the spa also offers a specialised golfer’s massage, providing the ultimate way to unwind after an exceptional day on the greens.
While a golf trip is always a good idea and it’s especially good when you get to bring your family along with you. One of the reasons why Sugar Beach is such a popular golf resort in Mauritius is that it’s actually a phenomenal family hotel. There is both a fabled kids club (which a plethora of activities) and teens club at Sugar Beach, where you can rest assured that young guests are well looked after. Here, kids under 12 stay for free* and there’s even a family golf initiation on offer so you can share your passion for the game with your nearest and dearest. Family golf initiations take place on request and involve the instruction of a golf pro, who will go into detail about the basics as well as advise your family how to hone their skills.
There’s a range of excellent dining outlets
Golfers who enjoy exceptional culinary experiences would do well to book their holiday at this five-star resort in Mauritius. From fine-dining delicacies at the world-renowned Buddha-Bar Beach (where a meal is enhanced by the chic atmosphere and the iconic lounge music), and comforting themed buffets at Mon Plaisir to beautifully prepared Mediterranean cuisine at the revamped Cintronalla’s, there’s something here to delight every guest.
And what’s more, guests who stay at Sugar Beach also have access to the restaurants at La Pirogue next door (on the same meal basis as booked at Sugar Beach) and the glorious Van Der Stel wine bar, where you can sample your favourite wines or round off an excellent day on the greens with a cocktail as you watch the dazzling Mauritius sunset. This is what luxury golf holidays are all about.
There is a multitude of activities on offer
When you stay at this sublime golf and spa resort in Mauritius, you can enjoy your downtime in the most magnificent of ways. Pre- or post-round, you can make the most of the hotel’s facilities (such as the tennis courts, spa and gym), water sports or simply indulge in a VIP beach experience.
Embrace the sensational surrounds and treat yourself to the once-in-a-lifetime experience of swimming with dolphins, embrace a diving excursion (with Sun Divers), explore one of the local markets or head to the shops for a shopping spree of a lifetime (where you can buy some of the Mauritian spices, sugar and vanilla tea while you are at it).
For keen adventurers, there is also a wealth of outdoor activities to partake in from visiting the island’s natural wonders (such as the Chamarel Seven Coloured Earths) to enjoying a day at Casela Park (perfect for families as it has loads of activities for kids) or embarking on an epic hike, there are more than enough ways to make the most of your tropical golf holiday in Mauritius.
Preferential golf access
When you stay at this exceptional golf hotel in Mauritius, you are afforded some preferential access to some of the best golf courses on the island, such as Tamarina Golf Club and the renowned Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club. What’s more is that the resort offers complimentary return shuttle transfers to Tamarina Golf Club (which is a mere seven-minute drive from the resort thanks to a private route through the Domain of Wolmar for Sugar Beach guests), while teeing-off at the award-winning Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club offers a wonderful golf experience from the use of the golf club’s exclusive beach and excellent golfing amenities to fabulous restaurants, activities and, of course, the chance to play on an iconic golf course.
If you book your accommodation on the all-inclusive option or in a Sugar Beach suite, then you can enjoy complimentary green fees at Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club and Tamarina.
Apart from memorable experiences on the greens themselves, Sugar Beach offers target holes over the property’s lake with eco-balls and sunset golf experiences where you can practice your swing from a platform over the sea. At Sugar Beach Golf and Spa resort, there’s equal opportunity for unforgettable golfing experiences, leisure activities and adventure, which makes it the ultimate option for an unforgettable golfing holiday in paradise.
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