20º SUD (a
Hotel 20°Sud (20°South)
first and only ‘boutique’ hotel on the island of Mauritius, petite and
luxurious, in a scenic beachfront, tropical setting. This charming haven
of refinement and serenity offers 28 rooms and 6 suites just steps from
the sea, in a small coconut grove surrounded by private estates, and set
on the waterfront overlooking the elegant location of Grand Bay.
The decor of the hotel is exclusively by the Belgian interior designer
FLAMANT Home interiors.
hotel is managed by the proprietors themselves, Anne and Michel
Bourgeois, who are proud to maintain a very discreet, stylish and
friendly ambience in keeping with the hotel’s unique concept.
Pointe Malartic, in a lovely setting between Grand Bay and Pointe aux
Canonniers, in the northwest of the island, 20° Sud stands on a gorgeous
turquoise lagoon in Grand Bay facing the islands to the north: le Coin
de Mire, Ile Ronde and Ile Plate.…
The location in the heart of a very quiet residential area, at the end
of a charming coastal road, makes it restful and calm. The animated
holiday village at Grand Bay is only 3 km away. This little « St Trop »
in Mauritius abounds with boutiques, a handsome crafts market,
restaurants (Indian, Japanese, Creole, Chinese) and amusing places for
evening entertainment (discotheques, cabarets).
The address is more than 20 years old and the site was among the
first tourist accommodations in Mauritius. The magic atmosphere has
already charmed many artists like Moustaki, Brassens … and this was
where the English author John Michelet wrote his best-selling thriller
20° Sud is the first (and only) hotel in Mauritius that is both small
and luxurious. Like the Moroccan Riads or some famous hotels in Provence,
it proposes charm, intimacy and refinement.
The decoration has been chosen exclusively from the Belgian decorator
FLAMANT, and the rooms offer several themes, all emphasizing the
personal atmosphere that corresponds to this kind of accommodation. Every
room is unique and all the objects in it were chosen separately, down to
the smallest detail, for an atmosphere "just like home" that will
delight those who enjoy warm, intimate lodgings.
At 20° Sud, you will be welcomed on arrival by the proprietors who are
happy to be your hosts and to share their own personal paradise with
you. This dynamic couple has been living in Mauritius for more than six
years. Before setting up in the Indian Ocean, they managed the «Ferme
des Sources» in Belgium, where they succeeded in adding a personal touch
to the site in no time, to offer exceptional service, with a warm,
The Hotel has 28 rooms and 6 suites, some of which are less than
10m from the beach ! They are divided into four categories: the
“Charm” rooms, the “Beachfront” rooms, the “Suites” and the “Austral
All the rooms are air-conditioned and have a beautiful terrace which
looks onto the attractive coconut grove bordering the sea.
The rooms are tastefully furnished and equipped with queen-size bed,
safe, plasma extra flat screen television (17 channels), multimedia
system giving access to more than 160 movies, telephone and free
access to WIFI internet. NB : (for those wishing to download heavy
files, a very high speed pay connection is also available)
A minibar and tea- and coffee-making facilities are
at your disposal. The “Beachfront” rooms, the “Suites” and the
“Austral Suites” are equipped with a Nespresso® machine. Those rooms
provide also Ipod/Iphone® docks.
Each bathroom is equipped with an old style bath, a separate shower
and two wash basins built into a beautiful wooden surround. The
suites additionally have either an outdoor hot tub (Jacuzzi®) or a
small private swimming pool.
The 4 new Austral Suites are
the ultimate in “20° Sud” refinement, a dream setting and an
extraordinary view...positioned just a few meters from
the ocean’s edge with a beautiful view across the bay. These
suites represent the very essence of the concept 20°Sud. They are all
different, offering a surface area of more than 80m2. They are each
equipped with a small private plunge pool overlooking the sea, for those
on the ground floor and for those on the first floor, with a large
Their terraces are less than 2m from the water and the
breathtaking view gives you the impression of literally being on board a
boat. The blue of the sea is so omnipresent that it, alone, creates an
Austral 1st Floor balcony
The 2 spacious Suites are on the water, with a «cosy» living room
corner. They are both equipped with an outdoor Jacuzzi, and to be
mentioned: bouquet of exotic flowers at arrival of our unsuited guests
and, (for minimum stay of 7 nights) one free bottle a famous French
Champagne and one free massage of 30 minutes per person.
For families or groups of friends, the hotel has four Charm
communicating rooms: one pair consists of 2 double rooms, the other of
one double and one triple. These rooms can be sold together or
Only one suite, one Beachfront and two Charm rooms offer one
child or teenager can stay in the parents' room or in a communicating
Children less than 12 years old are not accepted in the hotel.
Restaurant and entertainment
The hotel has a restaurant and a bar.
- English and continental breakfast with no time limit in the morning
- Lunch and dinner "à la carte"
young, talented Mauritian Chef supervises the kitchen and the supplies
to offer you a variety of perfectly fresh menus.
Complimentary afternoon tea/coffee with daily fresh pastry is served
from 4:00 to 5:00 pm with a choice of local Mauritius teas.
At the poolside bar, enjoy fresh fruit juices, traditional drinks or the
house rum cocktails plus excellent French and South African wines.
Musical entertainment every night. A dress code is required in the
evening (no short, T-shirt or bare foot in the bar and the restaurant).
This place is totally dedicated to beauty and well-being and
consists of 4 massage rooms, one Turkish bath and one Jacuzzi. A broad
choice of massages and beauty treatments is proposed with the Comfort
Zone products as well as other beauty treatments as manicure, pedicure,
waxing and teeth whitening.
Sports and services:
20°Sud has 2 lovely outdoor fresh water swimming pools (heated in
winter) with a view of the sea.
The hotel enjoys a small, private white sand beach with deck chairs and
Swimming is excellent. Beach towels are supplied to clients.
The hotel is a perfect location for windsurfers and catamaran lovers: a
huge bay sheltered from the waves with a continual breeze all year long!
- Hobbie-Cat 15
- Daily snorkelling excursion to the reef
- sea kayaks
- access to a Turkish bath and Jacuzzi in the spa
- American pool bar
- Library and DVDs
- board games
NB: A handsome traditional pirogue will take you free of charge to the
town centre of Grand Bay, the Sunset Boulevard, just 5 minutes away by
boat (shops, bars, restaurants etc). 4 trips a day at fixed hours.
at additional charge:
water skiing (when weather permits)
- diving with air and Nitrox tanks (PADI / CMAS)
- massages and body care at the spa (spa Comfort Zone products)
- lifting parachute
- cruises in sail boats (catamaran for 4 persons)
- speed boat excursions (sunset excursions, picnics or snorkelling in
- gastronomic dinner on board of the M/S Lady Lisbeth (see Brochure
Outside at additional charge:
at 5 min walk from 20° Sud is the « Grand Baie Gym » with a large
fitness and body building area (Special rates for 20° Sud patrons).
Free: 2 internet ADSL corner access and WIFI in the entire hotel
01/05 - 30/09
05/01 - 30/04
22/12 - 04/01
01/12 - 21/12
01/10 - 30/11
night stay required)
Rates start at GBP 120 per person in a double room
There are several special offers that can
reduce rates considerably
(minimum stay: 6 nights)
During Low season: 50% rebate on second person's share of the room
During High season: 25% rebate on second person's share of the room
Early booking bonus
Special Free Nights Offer
during Low season
We suggest that you ask us for a quote to include
all relevant rates and current promotions
Let us surprise you...!
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