Surprise! The hospitality brand, Veranda Resorts, has now established itself on the island’s west coast, adding a new hotel to its collection: Hotel Tamarin. The 3-star establishment may very well become your next pied-à-terre during your stay in Mauritius.
Hotel Tamarin is evocative of a jaunt back in time with a hint of the seventies, a welcoming and relaxing stay. The 3-star hotel, anchored in the popular Tamarin Bay with its fishing village, offers 66 retro style rooms, a restaurant and two bars, a big swimming pool and a spa. You may chose between the Standard and Superior rooms that look out onto the garden and pool, the Family villas with living room and kitchenette, or the Suites with a separate living room area and a splendid view of the sea. The hotel is suitable for all sorts of globetrotters, whether travelling solo, as a couple or as a family. All the rooms are equipped with a balcony or a patio, a television set and a Wi-Fi connection… In other words, everything you could possibly need to feel at rest.
Convivial and laid-back
Hotel Tamarin’s restaurant and bars have adopted the mantras, “Conviviality” and “Laid-back.” The Bamboo Lounge restaurant will serve you on its outdoor patio or inside for breakfast, lunch and dinner. On the hotel-inspired menu that is simple yet colourful, you will find a copious breakfast buffet, salads, barbecue and cooked dishes for lunch and a themed buffet for dinner… You will taste the innumerable flavours of our local fare as well as cuisines from elsewhere. The Crazy Fish Bar, the hotel’s main bar is open all day: Stop in for breakfast or a late afternoon treat. You will undoubtedly be seduced by its picturesque look, reminiscent of Tamarin village’s ambiance. Make your way to the Pool Bar for cold drinks, crepes and ice-cream served by the pool.
Call of the Sea
Hotel Tamarin is where the unhurried travellers, the ones who crave the salt water, gather.
The boat house team is here to guide you in your seafaring adventures, whether it is a surf lesson, a kayak or boat outing, stand up paddle boarding, dolphin gazing, scuba-diving or even kite-surfing. On top of the boat house activities, you may also play tennis, volleyball, bocce balls, beach tennis and golf and a whole lot more. In the evening, music prevails: it is in fact the hotel’s trademark. Hotel Tamarin is renowned for its jazzy atmosphere and festive gatherings around local, traditional music. If you are having trouble winding down, stop by the spa which offers a range of treatments as well as a sauna and a Vichy shower. On some evenings, the conference room is transformed into a cinema or a projection room for sporting events.
Conquering the West
During your stay at Hotel Tamarin, you will not only explore Tamarin’s famous bay and surf spot and typical fishing village, but also the entire western region and its treasures: the artisanal salt-making at the Salines, an outing to the Casela Nature & Leisure Park with its aviary, zoo and thrilling, adrenaline-inducing activities, the Seven Coloured Earth geological formation in Chamarel and the surrounding nature; a trek in Rivière Noire’s National Park, or the Morne Brabant peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, reputed for trekking and kitesurfing… and many more!
Learn more about Hotel Tamarin here: http://hotel-tamarin.com/en