Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury – Grand Baie, Mauritius
At the heart of lush tropical gardens…
The 4-star hotel Mauritius Ambre Resort is nestled along a white sandy beach in an idyllic bay setting. Renovated in 2012, the “Ambre Resort – An All-Inclusive” has contemporary elegance, a fresh feel and stylish decoration. A truly tropical paradise that is both simple and sophisticated, this 4 star Mauritius hotel offers you a friendly atmosphere, comfort with luxury and impeccable service in a stunning setting. The adjacent lagoon, in its turquoise colours, is a haven for fish and marine life, with bounty bathing and diving areas. Ambre is a resort where island living can be experienced at its best, whether feet in the sand at the Beach Bar or amidst an eclectic mix of design and artwork in the public areas; or still in the spacious rooms with their fresh tropical feel. The all-new Ambre Hotel looks exactly like your secret beach holiday dream. It is expansive beachfront, endless ocean, natural tones and infinite breathing room. The hotel itself is a well-balanced mix of arty design and simplicity, making it ideal for the traveller who seeks calm with a hint of vibrancy. The natural surrounds of the Ambre Hotel from the perfect space for a beach vacation, because the blue-green-blue belt of the sky, palm trees, ocean and quietly luxurious rooms inspire relaxation. They’re a steadfast reminder that you’re on holiday. Ambre Hotel is a contemporary adult retreat for guests 16 years and older only which makes it perfect for honeymoons.
Why choose Ambre?
All Inclusive Hotel with an attractive range of restaurants and bars – the main restaurant, Indigo, La Plage by the beach and an Italian restaurant, Dolce Vita, together offering a delightful fusion of savours and flavours.
297 rooms refurbished in a fresh and contemporary style.
The hotel’s spacious site and the room categories allow various accommodation arrangements.
A quality four-star hotel with a particularly relaxing atmosphere, offering a great beachside tropical experience.
A 700-metres long white natural sandy beach running along the sheltered bay of Palmar.
A lagoon with both good swimming and snorkelling areas.
Ambre Hotel guests can also take advantage of additional facilities at the nearby Long Beach and Le Touessrok hotels, including their restaurants.
Preferential access to IAC Golf Course only 20 minutes away from the resort.
A dynamic team to welcome and assure an excellent service during your stay with us.
The 297 rooms are all gently sheltered by a garden of tropical plants and palm trees. All rooms offer a stunning ambience with elegant white walls slightly enhanced by both natural and sparkling tones. At this all-inclusive property meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars are included in room rates. Taxes and gratuities, recreational activities, and entertainment may be included. Charges may apply for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.
This 4 star Mauritius hotel’s Spa is away from the bustle of the hotel’s activities and restaurants. Its location in the south wing of the hotel, next to the beach, ensures peace and calm for guests who seek to wind down and recharge their batteries. This deluxe Mauritian Spa is equipped with 4 treatment rooms, a Hammam, sauna and Jacuzzi. The romantic outdoor area lets you indulge in a Spa treatment whilst contemplating the ocean before you. The pleasure of a spa treatment is perhaps the perfect preparation for a wedding or during your dream honeymoon in Mauritius.
Le Bar Plage
Resembling a desert island oasis, the bar is located at the edge of the beach on a wooden deck under the cool shade of a large Badamier tree. Light and classic lunch dishes are served daily. Satisfy your appetite without compromising your view of the beach.
A romantic terrace restaurant that overlooks the magical indigo hues of the sea, La Goèlette offers a choice of gourmet dishes, prepared with flair by world-class chefs. Half board guests receive a credit each evening towards the courses, which are selected.
Descend a staircase to this restaurant, almost level with the enchanting moonlit sea – La Brezza will transport diners to the coast of the Mediterranean while dining on sumptuous Italian fare. Open for dinner.
The Captain’s Table
Small and understated, yet highly exclusive and elegant, this is the ideal place for those intimate, private dinners.
A word on Michel De Matteis
The Royal Palm’s executive chef
Since his arrival in November 2003, French starred-chef, Michel de Matteis, has lent his exceptional savoir-faire to the Royal Palm, leading gastronomic hotel in the Indian Ocean. Awarded the Meilleur ouvrier de France prize in 1991 and winner of the Pierre Taittinger culinary prize (beating 450 competitors), Michel’s career began at the Royal Monceau kitchens in Paris and has gained most of his experience in Parisian restaurants. He worked chez Taillèvent before joining the Saint James Club Hotel and then moving on to La Tour d’Argent as deputy chief. Then it was onto Hôtel du Château de Divonne, and 5 years as chef de cuisine at the Mirabeau Hotel’s La Coupole (1 Michelin star), in Monaco. His preference is for subtle flavours and his culinary repertoire can now be enjoyed at the Royal Palm’s three restaurants, La Goélette, La Brezza and Le Bar Plage.
While the dress code is casual during the day, evenings call for elegant evening dress, with collared shirts, long trousers and closed shoes for gentlemen.
Opening hours: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The Royal Palm is known for its all-round excellence and the sports facilities make no exception. Located in the heart of the hotel’s gardens, the modern and spacious sports centre offers the latest equipment whilst a team of professional trainers and supervisors ensure safety and offer classes for the activity* of your choice from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Close to the spa and tennis courts, this area is a unique haven of well-being for guests looking to keep fit during their holidays in Mauritius. After a good workout guest will be able to relax in the hammam, also located within the sports centre.
Boathouse opening hours: 9.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
On a sheltered stretch of beach of the north-west coast, protected from the trade winds, the Royal Palm benefits from an ideal location to make the most of an array of water sports.* Close to the hotel’s main pool and public areas, the boathouse is easy to access for all guests. Enthusiasts and amateurs of all ages will be able to practice the water sport of their choice in one of the island’s finest lagoons. All activities offered at the boathouse are supervised by experienced instructors.
The Royal Princess
The Royal Princess blends the utmost in cruising indulgence with the distinctive sophistication and flawless service of the Royal Palm. This crewed luxury yacht is designed to deliver excellent, all-round performance while offering comfortable living and unrivalled style worthy of our discerning guests. Be it for a day charter to the northern islets, a sundowner cruise along the west coast or an overnight trip, enjoy the flexibility and exclusivity of tailoring your experience to your own inclination. A unique chance for sea enthusiasts to cast off for an astounding sailing adventure, gliding away through the clear blue waters around Mauritius.
Set on the beautiful north coast, the Royal Palm enjoys a natural setting for guests to make the most of the outdoor activities. The hotel offers a choice of land sports for all ages and levels. Guided by the team of professionals, guests will make the most of the sports facilities and services. More experienced tennis players can enjoy a challenging match with one of the professional coaches, whilst beginners will benefit from the group or individual lessons. An exclusive squash court and brand new bocciball court offer first class areas for guests to practice their favourite sports.
*Private classes and certain activities are available with supplement