Westin to Debut in Mauritius
Thursday January 30th, 2014 - 10:20AM PB
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BRUSSELS—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. will introduce its Westin Hotels & Resorts brand to the island of Mauritius. Owned by Blue Ocean Park Ltd., The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius is scheduled to open in spring 2014.
Located on the beachfront in the historic Turtle Bay of Balaclava—the former breeding grounds of the Mauritian green sea turtle—among tropical gardens, sugarcane fields and mountains, the resort offers 190 guestrooms including 38 suites. All rooms will feature the Westin Heavenly Bed, the brand’s Heavenly Shower, Heavenly Robe and exclusive White Tea Aloe bath amenities.
The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius will also offer five dining venues, including an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, a pool restaurant and bar, as well as a lobby lounge.
Other amenities include nearly 340 sq. m of event space, including a ballroom, two meeting rooms and a business center and the Heavenly Spa by Westin; two swimming pools; a fitness center with steam rooms, saunas and Jacuzzis; the SuperFoods RX menu; and a Westin Kids Club.
Starwood currently operates two resorts in Mauritius: The St. Regis Mauritius and Le Méridien Ile Maurice.
Tags: Westin • Starwood Hotels and Resorts • Mauritius • Westin Turtle Bay Resort Spa • Blue Ocean Park Ltd • Hospitality • Brands • Openings •
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