• Main Pool

    Infinity Pool

  • Pool View

    Pool View

  • Pool seating

    Pool Seating

  • View from Pool

    Sunset View from Pool

  • Spa

    Sandsation Spa

  • Tamarind

    Tamarind Terrace

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bathroom


  • Bedroom

    Ocean Suite Bedroom

  • Pink Peppercorn

    Pink Peppercorn

  • Rooms from Gardens

    Rooms from Gardens

  • Beach View

    Beach View

  • Bathroom


  • Bedroom

    Deluxe Room

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Located out across the lagoon and the bay of Tamarin with the majestic 'Le Morne' mountain in the distance, The Sands Resort offers tranquility, comfort and personalized service ideal for couple getaways.

The Sands is situated on the west coast of Mauritius and has a well-protected beautiful, long white sandy beach and awesome crystal clear lagoon suitable for all kinds of water sports.

Here you will find peace and privacy, as the 4-star resort is set in stunning landscaped gardens that give just the right backdrop for this hotel’s superb Mauritian architecture.

The Sands is part of the World Leisure Holidays group.

The Sands Room Types

Superior Suite (52 Units)

Perfect living in the midst of paradise. Covering a comfortable and functional area of 52.5m2, the 52 elegantly appointed Superior Suite feature a private sea facing balcony to accentuate the feeling of tranquility and bliss. All the Superior Suites are on 1st and 2nd floor.

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Deluxe Suite (26 Units)

Covering a comfortable and functional area of 52.5m2, the 26 elegantly appointed Deluxe Suite (including 5 pairs of Interconnecting rooms) feature a private sea terrace to accentuate the feeling of tranquility and bliss. Located ground floor and direct access to the beach and other hotel facilities.

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Beachfront Suite (12 Units)

Perfect living in the midst of paradise. Covering a comfortable and functional area of 52.5m2, the 12 elegantly appointed Beachfront Suites feature a terrace with private garden and premium beachfront location.

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Exclusive Suite

For those seeking a truly exclusive experience, the resort’s signature Exclusive Suite overlooks the fabulous azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Designed with elegance and space in mind, the Exclusive Suite is set on the 1st floor, covering an area of 145m2 with 2 bedrooms and a Living/Dining space.

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The Sands Facilities

Tamarind Terrace

The dining experience at the Tamarind Terrace offers international and local food of exceptional quality to its guests and an outstanding selection of wine which has specially been adapted to the dishes.

Hours: Buffet Breakfast - 07:00 to 10:00 | Buffet Dinner - 19:00 to 22:00

Dress Code: Smart Casual. Guests are requested to wear trousers and shirts.

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The restaurant offers an “A la carte” menu blending international cuisine and spices of the Indian Ocean. It is an open invitation to awake all your senses while surprising you to discover new flavours accompanied by an exceptional wine list.

Hours: Lunch - 12:00 – 15:00 (minimum 10 covers) | Dinner - 19:00 – 22:00 (Diner on reservation)

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Pink PepperCorn

PinkPepperCorn is the beach restaurant delicately positioned under two coqueluches trees and next to a pink peppercorn tree. This restaurant is an ideal setting to enjoy a romantic meal where grilled lobster and local fresh fish will be served.

Hours: Lunch - 12:00 – 15:00 | Dinner - 19:00 – 22:00 (Special themed nights with supplement during the week)

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Dolphin Bar

The Dolphin Bar is the bustling epicentre of the resort. The menu offers an electric selection of carefully crafted cocktails and homemade rum, making it the ideal place to spend a lazy afternoon, or meet friends for aperitifs or nightcaps while enjoying the exquisite sunset and swaying to the beats of a band or duo.

Hours: 08:00 to 00:00 (Beverage service) | 10:00 to 22:00 (Snacks and Sandwiches)

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SandsSpa is an exquisite concept space filled with the exotic aromas and pure essential oils that bathe your senses and lull you into a deep state of physical and mental relaxation. Our experienced therapist will lead you to the treatment that suits you, restoring harmony to your senses and leaving you with a heightened state of well-being.

For your well-being: 4 massage and treatment rooms including 2 couple rooms; Sauna, Hammam, Hairdresser and Beauty Parlour.

• Children/Adolescent under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.
• Access to the Spa is forbidden to children below 12 years.
• It is recommended that you come along with the bathrobe provided in your room.

It is recommended to leave personal valuable objects like jewels, to be sure of not forgetting them at the Spa.

Cancellation of treatment: all cancellations must be done 4 hours before beginning of a treatment. All treatments cancelled less than 4 hours prior to the appointment time shall be charged at 50 % of the full treatment price. In case of no show, full treatment price shall be charged.

Sauna and Steam room: free access from 09:00 to 19:00. Booking required and it is recommended to come with bathrobe and towels provided in the room.It is recommended to arrive on time for your treatment. Should you arrive late, your appointment will be shortened to allow the therapist to be on time for the next appointment.  

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Sport & Leisure at The Sands

The Indian Ocean is one huge playground for water sports fans, and at Sands we offer great choice of activities.

Water Activities


• Water Skiing
• Sailing
• Pedal boat
• Kayak
• Glass bottom boat
• Windsurfing
• Snorkeling
• Aquagym
• Wake boarding

At a cost:

• PADI Diving Centre
• Dolphin watching trips by boat
• Speed boat
• Sunset Cruise
• Catamaran
• Big Game Fishing

Land Sports

• Tennis
• Beach Volley 
• Table Tennis
• Bocci balls


Our fitness room is equipped with cardiovascular and weight training equipment. Moreover, stretching and fitness classes are also provided by our fitness instructor.

Opening hours: 08:00 to 20:00.


The vibe of our chic bar is sure to invigorate and enchant. Guests are invited to relax and spend their evening at the Dolphin Bar enjoying the performance of local bands or shows which exhibit the cultural diversity of the island.


In partnership with the Tamarina Golf course, Sands provides the perfect opportunity for golf lovers to combine a holiday in paradise with a few rounds on the green. The 18-hole championship golf course at Tamarina Golf, has been designed by the Rodney Wright and is one of the most beautiful and technical of the island. Booking to be done with the concierge of the hotel.

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The Sands Reviews

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Charmain P.

Love it! An absolutely amazing holiday. The holiday is made exceptional not only because of the location but also because of the staff at the hotel. You can either just laze around at the pool or on the beach or join in the water activities and walks provided by the hotel. The choice of restaurants makes meals a pleasures with you being able to create your own experience, be it romantic or just a quick bite. The rooms are ideal for you to relax and enjoy your holiday. Will definitely go back.

At a glance

  • Ideal for couples looking for a hideaway steeped in tranquility, comfort and personalized service
  • Wide range of water activities available on one of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius
  • 10 minute drive from the seaside village of Flic en Flac
  • 2 restaurants and 2 bars allows guests to choose between relaxed or fine dining experience
  • Heated infinity pool with whirlpool allows for the ultimate relaxing break