Long Beach, a Sun Resorts property located on the east coast of Mauritius, has been commended as ‘Country Winner’ in the ‘Luxury Family Hotel’ category at the 2013 World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Phuket, Thailand.
The World Luxury Hotel Awards turn on the spotlight on some of the world’s most sought after hotels, lodges and resorts and is positioned as the pinnacle of achievement for luxury hotels worldwide.
Long Beach is an upbeat urban beach resort – vibrant, free and easy – with strong contrasts. Long Beach offers the best of both worlds: the upbeat buzz of the city and an escape to the freshness of beach living. A clear picture emerges of a resort that has a powerful urban feel balanced by the relaxed, natural vibe of the landscape, beach and ocean. The architecture, design and landscaping of the resort gives it a feel that no other resort in Mauritius can boast of.
Naufal Khan was a guest of World Leisure Holidays, Sun Resorts & Air Mauritius as he experienced the upmarket experience of magical Mauritius where he was a guest of award winning Long Beach resort. Read his brilliant review hotel here and find out why your next holiday should be at this family vacation resort.
“We take pride in having been selected Best Luxury Family Hotel in Mauritius, a prime destination with numerous competitive high end properties and recognised luxury hotels brands. I am glad to associate the passionate and committed team of professionals of Long Beach to this award,” says Vladimir Scanu, General Manager of Long Beach.
Nicolas de Chalain, Chief Sales Officer of Sun Resorts, and himself a former General Manager of Long Beach, welcomes this award as an opportunity to showcase even more Long Beach on the world stage.
Long Beach brings carefree piazza-style living to the longest and widest stretch of white-sand coastline of any Mauritian resort to date, with a spectacular beachfront 800 metres long and 40 metres wide. The adjacent lagoon, sheltered by a constellation of rare coral formations harbouring a rich underwater fauna, is a snorkelling and water sports paradise.
The 255 keys hotel, all with sea views, is a contemporary tropical 5 star resort for active men and women who appreciate culture and style. Long Beach is also a very family-friendly hotel, with spacious Family Rooms being offered together with an array of facilities and services. At Long Beach, there is a special feel of space. The area of the property is impressive and the architects wanted each and every guest to enjoy this unique “breathing & living space”.
The chic contemporary Long Beach designs blend together open-air and indoor living and brings a totally new concept to the hotel environment in Mauritius and in the region. A never-seen-before feel which immediately strikes any guest who is stunned by the 109m² of own beach space available for each room.
The architecture of Long Beach combines tropical interpretations with a contemporary urban style softened by natural forms, local detailing and materials. The lush gardens, with 26 varieties of endemic species, are a key feature of the resort which blends seamlessly with the architectural structures and buildings.
In line with Sun Resorts’ environmental positioning, Long Beach is committed to deliver exceptional services whilst taking action to reduce the impact its activities have on the environment.
Sun Resorts is a major Indian Ocean based hotel group that currently owns and manages five resorts in Mauritius – 5* Luxury Le Touessrok, its flagship and a member of The Leading Hotels of the World; 5* Long Beach; 5* Sugar Beach; 4* La Pirogue and 4* Ambre hotel. It also owns and manages one hotel in the Maldives: 5* Kanuhura, also a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
Sun Resorts has offices in London, Paris and Frankfurt and representations in China, India Japan, Madrid, the Middle East, Milan and Moscow. The company also fully owns one Tour Operator in France – Solea Vacances and one in South Africa – World Leisure Holidays.