We Love —
- Escape to the stunning sun-soaked island of Mauritius for a stay at the elegant and private Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort 5*.
- At this boutique resort, sink your toes into the sand, bathe by the pool and indulge at the spa for a totally tranquil break.
- During their stay, our members will be accommodated in a Junior Suite, complete with Full Board dining and a variety of perks!
Customer reviews —
Your Destination —
Due to its history, influences from Chinese, Indian, French and African cultures are all present in day to day island life, from cuisine to music and religion. It is surely this melting pot of cultures, which makes the island and its inhabitants so warm friendly and welcoming. The resort is situated in the village of Trou-aux-Biches, famed for its long stretch of white sandy beach on the north west coast of Mauritius. From here, you are also just 5 km from the lively town of Grand Bay if you fancy exploring some nightlife.
Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort 5* —
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
This offer is based on a stay in a Junior Suite.
Just for you:
- One free fruit basket in the room
- One free bottle of sparkling wine in the room
- Two free Cardinal t-shirts
Sleeps up to
Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a Full Board stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).
Guests staying on Christmas Eve/Day (24th/25th December) or New Year's Eve (31st December) will have an additional fee added to the cost of their booking, payable for mandatory gala dinners on these dates.
Just for you:
- One complimentary sunset cocktail per person per stay
- One complimentary romantic dinner
Open for breakfast and dinner, this a la carte restaurant offers gourmet choices. Guests have the choice of either eating indoors or on the deck where they can admire the magnificent view of the bay of Trou-aux-Biches.
For an intimate evening, the piano bar offer cocktails, great views and an elegant atmosphere.
Savour a light lunch and exotic cocktails while sunbathing by the pool, on the beach or while enjoying the sunset.
Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.
Your Time —
Just for you:
- 50% discount on all spa treatments between 9 am and 1 pm (advance booking required)
- Complimentary golf perk - pay the first round and get the 2nd round for free (shuttle and tea break included)
Overlooking the beautiful bay of Trou-aux-Biches and sheltered by the coral reef, the boathouse of Le Cardinal offers a multitude of activities including pedal boats, kayaks, hobby cat, glass bottom boat and snorkelling trips (trips twice a day), water ski or windsurfing.
Other activities such as catamaran cruises and big game fishing are also available at an extra cost.
Your Optional Excursions —
Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.
Swimming with Dolphins
Catamaran Cruise to Benitiers Island
The cruise will continue to the beautiful turquoise lagoon of Le Morne. Equipped with a mask, a snorkel and fins, provided on board, you will discover the underwater flora and fauna of this region.
The crew will concoct tasty grilled dishes, accompanied by salads, which you will taste in front of the Benitier, this strange shell carved by erosion and delicately placed on the sea. The drinks will be served at will.
Catamaran Cruise to Île aux Cerfs
Prepare your beach towels, sunscreen and sunglasses, as we invite you to take a catamaran cruise to Île aux Cerfs!
This uninhabited islet is famous for its beautiful white sand beaches, a pearl of the Mauritian landscape. To begin the adventure, you will embark on a visit to the small fishing village of Trou d'Eau Douce, discovering from the most beautiful lagoon of the island to the mouth of the Grande Rivière Sud-Est to admire its splendid waterfall.
Equipped with a mask, a snorkel and fins, you will have the opportunity to explore the seabed of the lagoon before heading to Île aux Cerfs. The skippers will cook grilled meats accompanied with salads served on board (unlimited drinks). You will then have time on the island to enjoy its beaches before heading back to the mainland.
Catamaran Cruise in the North Islands
Departing from Grand Bay on the north coast, embark on a journey on board a beautiful catamaran and sail the Indian Ocean.
Admire the Coin de Mire which stands in the middle of the ocean. Upon the horizon, you will see a deserted island... white sand, shells, exotic fish, beautiful corals, crystalline lagoons await you. Masks, snorkels and fins will be included so that you are free to discover the beauty of the seabed.
There will be a small shuttle that will run you back and forth from the catamaran and the island – perfect for those who want to sunbathe on the beach. A delicious lunch of grilled meat is served on board.
Underwater Scooter Experience
Discover the breathtaking depths of the crystal clear waters that surround you with this half day (4-hour) underwater scooter experience!! Dive up to 3 metres deep to see the colourful marine life in their natural habitat. No need to be a diver or swimmer to drive the sub-scooter. Comfortably seated, you can breathe freely and naturally in a large transparent and panoramic dome. For your safety, a diver will guide you during the 30 minutes of your underwater cruise.
Day on L’Ile Plate
You can choose between boarding a catamaran for L’Ile Plate from the Sunset Boulevard Pier in Grand Bay or taking the ultimate helicopter experience.
The island, uninhabited and still wild, is dominated by a traditional lighthouse and is renowned for its dazzling white sand and its many birds, including the straw-tail, emblem of the national airline.
Here, you can swim, explore the underwater world, laze on the beach or climb up to the lighthouse from which you will have a breathtaking view of the five northern islands.
Then you have the chance to enjoy a seafood grill lunch served in the unspoilt setting of the ruins of the Governor's House. The afternoon will be spent relaxing.
Your Journey to the Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort 5* —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process. The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Return shared airport transfers are included throughout this offer. It may be possible to add private or minibus transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (subject to availability).
For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.