Situated on the West Coast of Mauritius at Flic en Flac, The Sands Resort & Spa is a tranquil hideout and the ideal destination for couples who want to unwind on nature's doorstep. Set against the majestic Le Morne mountain and overlooking the vast blue waters of Tamarin Bay, it is perfect for an indulgent pampering and relaxing beach holiday.

Enjoy different treatments from professional therapists at the spa to rejuvenate and revive the body and soul. A wide range of water sports offer a more active approach to exploring the scenic lagoon while mountain-biking excursions fuel the adventurer's spirit.


  • Spectacular scenery & breathtaking beach
  • Mauritian-styled architecture
  • Warm, personalised service
  • Complimentary steam room & sauna
  • Professional spa treatments
  • Live music every evening

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The Sands Spa had four treatment rooms, including two double rooms for couples, a complimentary sauna and hammam, a Jacuzzi as well as a hairdressing salon and beauty parlour. 

Do cardio and weight traning in the gym or sign up for a complimentary stretching and fitness class presented by the fitness instructor.

There are plenty of land sports available such as floodlit tennis courts and lessons with a tennis pro, beach volleyball, table tennis, bocce balls, bicycles to rent and the 18-hole Tamarina Golf Course.

Complimentary water sports include water skiing, sailing, pedal boating, kayaking, trips on the glass-bottomed boat, windsurfing, snorkelling, aqua gym and wake boarding. There is also a PADI dive centre, whale-watching trips, sunset cruises and rides on the speed boat and catamaran.

General Facilities

    Sauna & steam room
    Concierge service
    Curio or Gift shop
    Heated swimming pool
    Secure Parking
    Swimming Pool
    Computer facilities
    Laundry Service
    Tennis Court
    Wi-fi available
    Beauty or wellness therapist
    Hair salon


The Sands Resort and Spa will spoil you for choice with three restaurants each offering a unique dining experience.

Tamarind Terrace is open for breakfast and dinner and serves delicacies true to Mauritius as well as international cuisine. It is ideal for a more relaxed, casual meal.

Spices Restaurant is perfect for that special night out, offering fine diners an international à la carte menu that combines local and international flavours.

The Pink Peppercorn restaurant is perfect for a simple, yet unforgettable dining experience. Beneath two Coqueluche trees, overlooking the beach, diners can delight in a range of grilled foods.

The Dolphin Bar is the place to be for cocktails made from homemade rum, gorgeous sunsets and the soothing beats of live music.

Room Description

The Sands has 26 Deluxe rooms, each boasting its own majestic sea view and with either a terrace or a balcony. To ensure absolute comfort, the rooms are all air-conditioned and have walk-in closets while bathrooms are fully equipped and spacious. They are all located on the ground floor and have direct access to the beach and the resort's facilities.

The Deluxe rooms at the Sands Resort & Spa are ideal for holiday-making couples, and the five inter-connected rooms will be welcomed by families or groups of friends enjoying a holiday together.

Other Room Types

There are 52 elegant Superior Suites that each have a sea-facing balcony from their first- and second-floor locations.

There are 12 Beachfront Suites that all have sea-facing balconies and terraces, and have direct access to the beach from their premium beachfront location.

The Exclusive Suite is a luxurious sea-facing haven with its own lounge and two bedrooms that creates a very private and memorable holiday - highly recommended for honeymooners!


  • Boat excursions
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Live music & entertainment
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Water-skiing
  • Wind-surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Biking
  • Tennis
  • Beach activities
  • Sunset cruises

Traveller Reviews

  • The beaches and the water are absolutely fantastic.

    Sabina Friedauer, September 2008

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Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager

"Great location close to the vibey Flic n Flac beach village, this is a comfortable, quiet resort with good facilities, activities & views from every room."

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The beaches and the water are absolutely fantastic.

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