Centara Poste Lafayette Resort&Spa Mauritius is now confirmed to soft-open on December 15, 2012, with the final touches being made to the resort interiors and the landscaping program seeing the installation of water features and the planting of trees and floral beds.
The four-star resort marks the debut in Mauritius of Thailand-based Centara Hotels&Resorts.
“We are very happy indeed to confirm we shall be ready to welcome our first guests on December 15,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels&Resorts, “All the main works within the resort are completed, leaving just the final touches, and this has enabled us to move into our landscaping program, marking the final phase before the opening.”
Located at Poste Lafayette on the northeast coast of the island, the low-rise resort is flanked by a beach with its own lagoon and reef to one side and a mountain to the other.
The accommodation consists of 100 rooms, with a choice of superior and deluxe with garden or ocean views, and room sizes ranging from 28 to 33 square meters.
The resort is family-friendly and the larger rooms, in addition to the king or twin bed options, are also equipped with a sofa bed.
Restaurant facilities include an all-day restaurant named Café Nautilus that serves international cuisines, a beachfront restaurant named Phi, which specializes in Asian and Indian Ocean cuisines, and a seafront restaurant and bar named Aqua 1800 that serves cocktails and comfort foods.
Leisure attractions include a Spa Cenvaree, a free-form swimming pool and children’s pool, fitness center, a kids’ club with separate zones for the very young and the teens, and beach activities such as volleyball and beach badminton. The calm waters of the lagoon are suitable for snorkeling.
Centara Hotels&Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 38 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 56 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs.
Centara operates 24 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly-launched value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travelers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels&Resorts also operates two state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen.