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Sands Resort & Spa

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Wolmar, Flic En Flac, Mauritius (Formerly The Sands Resort)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our week-long stay at the The Sands Resort. The staff was very courteous and the room was very comfortable (aircon also worked very well for hot Mauritius days!). We were on full board (breakfast and dinner), and the food was mainly served buffet style, there was adequate amounts and you could find something you liked if certain dishes... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely resort in a somewhat isolated location, however we would recommend hiring a driver and renting a car (we did both and covered the whole island in day trips). We found breakfast good, evening meal adequate, the spices dining was better. The children's menus were good. There is a good choice of water sports, tennis. The pools... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Trip to Mauritius at the Sands Resort - was the most beautiful experience I've had on holiday. It was like waking up in heaven.. The Resort, service, food, spa cannot be faulted. They were very attentive to all details and we were able to relax and enjoy each day. Thank you.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

May 2014 was our 5th fabulous visit to the Sands. It's always an amazing feeling walking into the hotel and looking out over Tamarin Bay and the Le Morne peninsular. A sense of calmness and our relaxation can begin knowing we are going to be looked after for the next 9 days. Our ground floor room was on the Tamarin... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at The Sands for six days on our way to Africa.While we enjoyed our stay at the hotel we would probably not return either to the hotel or to Mauritius.A bit hard on Mauritius perhaps but it is a long way to,experience what is available much closer in Australia ,Asia and South Pacific and cheaper as well. The... More

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SMSMru, Resident Manager at Sands Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. James S The Sands team thanks you for sharing your Sands experience on Trip Advisor. We are highly appreciative of your kind remarks regarding the well maintained and spacious comfortable rooms. Thank you for recommending the use of protective beach shoes which are useful during swimming because of dead corals. If guests forget to bring theirs , it... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Sands at beginning of May for 14 wonderful nights. We wanted a relaxing holiday and that is what we got!! During our stay it was my wife's 50th birthday and I arranged for us to have a private breakfast in the beachfront gazebo with waiter service ( which was wonderful). The housekeeping service... More

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Lincoln, UK
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed for 4 nights in May. We usually travel long haul regularly and like our holidays to be active. But this time we needed a quiet and restful one. We've been to MRU several times and know the island well. We chose 'Sands' because of TAs favourable reviews and its location: we wanted to be on... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We have just returned home from another perfect stay at the Sands Resort, this was our sixth visit and as always the Management and Staff made this a memorable stay. The location and size of the resort is perfect for couples looking for a romantic, relaxing and special holiday. Our first stay was in 2007 when we were married there,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After reading all the reviews on this place it was easy to see why it got such great feedback. We travelled there for our honeymoon ane were treated brilliantly from the moment we arrived. Food in the bar was very good. Good choice excellent service. We were on full board option so our breakfast and dinner were buffet style. Dinners... More

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nottingham, england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I booked this hotel looking for a nice quiet relaxing place to stay. Our other choices were La Pirogue or Sugar Beach - both of which we found were rammed with noisy children. (My wife works with children every day, so likes to get away from them) We had a really relaxing quiet time, and felt looked... More

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Address: Wolmar, Flic En Flac, Mauritius (Formerly The Sands Resort)
Location: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Flic En Flac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sands Resort & Spa 4.5*
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Also Known As:
The Sands Hotel Flic En Flac
Sands Hotel Flic En Flac
Sands Resort Mauritius
Sands Resort & Spa Mauritius/Flic En Flac

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Flic En Flac #1 Family Hotel in Flic En Flac #1 Spa Hotel in Flic En Flac #1 Luxury Hotel in Flic En Flac #2 Business Hotel in Flic En Flac #2 Romantic Hotel in Flic En Flac
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The Sands Resort & Spa is a 4 star deluxe hotel situated in Wolmar, on the west coast of Mauritius. With its 92 spacious bedrooms, 3 restaurants, spa, entertainment facilities, fine sandy beach, crystal clear lagoon and unrivalled view across the Bay of Tamarin and Le Morne, this resort is the ideal hideaway for those looking for serenity, comfort and personalised service in an elegant setting and typical Mauritian architecture. ... more   less 
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