Set in the heart of Tamarin Bay, the Veranda Tamarin hotel has recently undergone a rustic-chic renovation – a tribute to its original incarnation as a bohemian surfing and music venue that first opened in 1970. Here’s how best to spend a memorable day on the premises. Continue Reading
Mauritius is famous for its dité vanille*. But did you know that the island is also home to an excellent range of coffee blends? To help you discover this slice of Mauritian culture, Veranda Resorts has teamed up with Mauritian roasting experts Les Brûleries de la Fournaise and their Dodo Café brand to offer guests classes in coffee art (that is, the art of creating images on coffee) and an exceptional house coffee blend. Continue Reading
Surf’s almost up for Veranda Tamarin! The hippie-chic resort opens its doors very soon, promising dolphin-watching sunrises and take-your-breath-away sunsets. Tamarin’s always been a haven for laid-back bohemians, traipsing from the beach to town for historical sites, rampant cliffs and forests, and an authentic taste of coastal life. Here’s a short foray into all that you can do during your stay here… Continue Reading
We wouldn’t be one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the world if it weren’t for our lagoons, so gorgeous they seem surreal. Deep into the Blue is one of our experiences; you could say that the sea lies at the heart of what we offer. We don’t just provide you with everything you need for a great day spent in the ocean, from catamaran trips to traditional pirogue outings; we help you learn about the ecosystems essential to the lagoon’s survival. Embark on a respectful, mesmerising journey into idyllic aquamarine hues… Continue Reading
Veranda Resorts is committed to keeping our planet as healthy and as happy as possible: it’s why we’re Deep Into Sustainability. We’re constantly on the lookout for ways in which to protect the environment and engage with the local community that live around our hotels. Two projects are particularly close to our hearts: Bis Lamer and Lakaz Liv. Continue Reading
In Mauritius, the legacy of British rule can be seen in everything from the legal system to the Frenglish spoken by the locals. Yet the English custom that has left a lasting mark on the island is… teatime! Over the years, teatime has evolved into a uniquely Mauritian ritual, one that an anglophile might even take exception to! Here, we delve into the details of this delicious local tradition. Continue Reading
Can you imagine a day without your smartphone? Our flashing screens have become an extra limb. You’d think that you could leave your phone behind on holiday, but they just prove to be even more crucial away from home: from getting around (thanks, Google Maps!), taking memorable selfies, or choosing a restaurant, the success of your trip depends on the weather and your phone’s battery life. We at Veranda Resorts understand all of this. We’re proud to present to you the first mobile operating system for the hospitality industry: introducing Handy! Continue Reading
What are the first three things that come to mind when we say Mauritius? Lagoons, mauve sunsets and exclusive beaches. But daily life in Mauritius is also full of fresh, aromatic – and we are not going to lie – spicy food. Veranda Resorts brings to its guests three offbeat culinary experiences for a deep dive into flavours.