We chose this hotel on a personal recommendation, which we found to be fully justified. The room costs are not cheap but once in, everything - food, drink, water sports and all - is included. You can be swimming from one of the hotel's various beaches, and a man in a little electric vehicle like a milk float will drive up and ask if you want any cold drinks - complimentary of course, like everything else (except tobacco).There are large numbers of extremely helpful and willing staff around to assist. My wife was very enthusiastic about the quality of the massage in the spa (it was her first visit to Mauritius and she says that when she returns, it has to be the Shandrani). Definitely we would recommend.