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A Special House on the Beach

front bedroom balcony side view
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
25 reviews
front bedroom balcony side view
this is the beach that our house is on
Tropical storm brewing - hot and wet- magical! ( from the daybed )
closest house to the beach(far left)
you will mostly have the pool to yourselves
huge four poster in bedroom 2
Priceless beachfront view from side dining area ( now covered)
bedroom  1 great bed and sea view
step onto this beach from your front door
seating for 8 in the main room
front line view of the Indian Ocean about 15 footsteps from the door
(good strong showers up and downstairs)
Bedroom 4 (steep stairs but amazing views)
Breakfast bar in a well equipped kitchen-  being refurbished until March 2014
Bedroom 2- biggest room and biggest bed
View of house from pool and beach
very safe warm sea footsteps from the door
the view from here is uninterupted beach
taken from the front doors
you can walk, ride, sail or run for miles in any direction
beat that for a sandcastle !
Huge daybed for people watching
seating for 8 people, indoors and also outdoors
beautiful horses brought to your door for sunrise rides
breakfast on the beach ( almost ! )
Throwing pebbles in the sea from the daybed can be exhausting! ( from daybed )
This canopied additional dining area seats 8/10
bedroom balcony
overlooked by nobody
your walk to the beach bars or shops
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Holiday Rental House /
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
RIGHT ON a beautiful long stretch of white sand beach house in the most desirable region of Mauritius, near the world famous One and Only St.Geran and L'Touserok Hotels - playgrounds of the rich and famous. Offers the best of both worlds, the space and flexibility of self-catering with the option of never lifting a finger. Our staff are available to look after your every need from private airport transfers and suitcase unpacking through to grocery shopping, childcare, cooking and Indian head massages on your huge daybed overlooking the ocean. The air-conditioned Indonesian themed interior is complete with crisp white bed linen, beach robes, towels and beach bags as well as other home comforts, such as complimentary wireless internet, Bose docking station, flat screen TV and Nespresso coffee machine. Bread, milk and fresh coconuts ar... Read more
About the owner, Louise H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL49942 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 25 reviews
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English first
Ava R
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 January 2013 for a stay in August 2012

We are very grateful for Ravi’s warm smiles, welcome, availability, good advice, and so much more. The food Ravi's spouse cooked for us was simply divine. Although we haven’t had the opportunity to interact much with Ouma, she has been very kind to us, and we returned the favour by washing our dishes after every use :-) So, Louise, Ravi... more

Damian M
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 January 2013 for a stay in November 2012

we have visited twice now and will be returning. I have never switched off so quickly anywhere promenading on the beach in the evening is very relaxing and the nearby hotels are excellent for drinks/meals etc also Reshma will cook and deliver excellent food to your door great location and very comfortable! highly recommended! you need the address and telephone... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely reveiw, the Thalassa Residence team are looking forward to welcoming you again this coming Decemeber. Louise x more

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Rachael H
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

Siting pretty between the clear blue sea on one side and the enormous, beautifully maintained pool on the other this fully equipped, well thought through holiday home couldn't be better positioned. Just a couple of minutes walk along the stunning white sands to 5 star hotels that serve delicious food it really is the stuff dreams are made of. The... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Cool bedrooms with huge Indonesian double beds with thick mattresses draped in white linen and muslin overlooking the beach, palms and ocean. White tiled floors, loos and good strong showers up & downstairs. Kitchen and living room with breathtaking ocean views and plenty of seating. Shaded veranda with armchairs and huge cushions where you can snooze and read in the heat of the day or enjoy a pedicure or other in-house beauty treatments with a G&T. Two shaded and covered outdoor eating areas. All you would expect to find is there including a great dishwasher in the form of the lovely Ouma, the English speaking daily maid.

The house is also totally baby friendly with all you could need and more right down to soft spoons, high chair, baby bath, stair gates and top of the range tr...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
20 Apr 2015 -
23 Oct 2015
Mid season
1 night
24 Oct 2015 -
17 Dec 2015
High Season
4 nights
18 Dec 2015 -
11 Jan 2016
Christmas Holidays
2 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Any booking made less than 4 weeks prior to arrival may be eligible for discounts.
Daily maid included, for around 2 hrs a day
Our highly recommended english speaking nanny available round the clock
Refundable security deposit required with final balance payment.
Option of our trustworthy and reasonable driver/knowledgable guide
(you can e mail him to discuss rates for his 7 seater, v reasonable with very patient and free waiting time!)
Option of Shopping bought and delivered in advance and daily
Fantastic fresh home cooked Mauritian/Creole food delivered to your door at around £6 per head
Option of our Cook at nominal fee plus ingredients
Option of Our Personal maid for personal washing and ironing at about £3.00 per hour,
Option of Our superb day time Nanny and babysitter at around £2.50-£3.00 per hour
Option of a carefully chauffer driven 7 seater car with at around £70 per day i.e.10 till 6pm
We can accept payments b...
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport: 70.0 km
Fly with BA, Virgin, Air Mauritius, Air France, Emirates. 50 minutes from the Airport. Private transfers from airport arranged at nominal fee. Private driver can be hired for a fraction of the normal tourist rate. Best flight price tips....
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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