WOL 3BR Villa near Wolmar beach, Mauritius

Overview

Country
Mauritius
Town/City
Wolmar, Flic En Flac
Type
Country house / villa
Bedrooms
3
Full Bathrooms
WC (Toilets)
Size
205 m²
Capacity - Adults
6
Capacity - Children
5
Capacity - Babies (on request)
2
TOTAL CAPACITY
6

The Property

This villa is a modern and elegant villa with interiors arranged by an interior designer. A lovely carved stone wall ensures your privacy in the villa, the garden and the pool.

It is located on the west side Wolmar 2 minutes from Flic-en- Flac, close to the famous hotels: La Pirogue, Sugar Beach, Hilton and Sofitel.

It includes an american-style kitchen overlooking an indoor lounge & TV room, a large 40m2 veranda including outdoor lounge, and a dining table for 10 people. The master bedroom has its own bathroom and dressing room en suite. Two additional bedrooms share a bathroom.

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GARDEN
The 750m² garden which is beautifully fitted out with various and colourful plants, includes an 8mx4m salt water pool, and a car park at the back of the house. The garden is surrounded by a wall made up of superb demolition stones from ancient colonial houses, and you enter through an automatic gate with a code and a remote control.

Outside is the garden storage room, the laundry room with the washing machine, and a technical room which includes the pump, the generator, as well as a toilet and sink for the house staff.

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HOUSEHOLD STAFF

Maid
Your main contact will be with Stéphanie, the housekeeper, who is also an excellent cook, present 4hrs per day from Monday to Saturday (except for Bank holidays). It is up to you to arrange her time of arrival depending on your style of life. She will take care of the cleaning, the cooking and washing up, the laundry as well as the ironing -depending on the amount involved - and these services are included in the price of the villa. Tipping is at your discretion. Additional hours/baby sitting.

You can arrange additional hours or baby sitting directly with her, while giving her minimum advance notice. The rate would vary between 3 to 5€/hour if it is the weekend or a bank holiday. She speaks French very well, and can also get along in English.

Pool service
3 times a week in the afternoon, and the pool cleaner comes once a week as the pool has an automatic cleaning system.

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CONCIERGE SERVICES
The owner has hired the services of a caretaker who will meet you at your request on your arrival, and who will indicate good plans according to your preferences, will make your excursion reservations should you wish it, and will give you a cell phone with Rs. 200 credit to make calls from anywhere on the island if required, as well as a restaurant card giving you a 15% discount in affiliated restaurants (usually very good restaurants). The owner pays for this service, so you are not liable for any additional charges.
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SECURITY

A security alarm with a shock alarm on every opening as well as movement detectors are installed in the house. The alarm is connected to a professional security company (Brinks). A pool alarm is also set aside and installed on request.

The windows are equipped with iron bars.

The veranda is equipped with a transparent electric rolling blind with a remote control. The sliding doors of the 2 master bedrooms and living room are fitted with removable security bars.
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TELECOM & ENTERTAINMENT

ADSL WIFI Internet is available in the entire house. Wireless telephone for free local phone calls.

Satellite TV is installed on the 37’ LCD screen with 20 channels and several radio stations. DVD player.
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EQUIPMENT

Generator
A 5.5Kva generator is provided which can power all the essential house equipment as well as the air conditioning during the night.

Drinking water
• Available in the entire house via a 7500 L underground water reservoir, with a 3 bars pump.
• 2 water faucets in the courtyard with watering hoses.
• Solar heated water heater of 300 L, with an electric booster should it be needed. Hot water is also available in the kitchen.

Linens
Sheets, towels and beach towels are provided at no additional charge.

Crockery
All kitchen utensils are provided.

Barbecue
A roll-away WEBER barbecue is stored under the veranda.

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The Location

The Area

100m from the villa you will find all the basic items you may require, as well as bread and newspapers. At 1.5 Km you will find the first restaurants or bars, a supermarket, pharmacy, bank, etc.

100 m
•scooter and bicycle rental

200 m
• quad rides on the Wolmar Estate (600 Ha, 3000 stags)
• horseback riding (on the beach or in the forest)
• safaris on the Wolmar Estate
• boats depart for fishing or other excursions

400m
• Hotels

1.5 km
• Flic-en-Flac town

6 km
• Casela Nature Park

7 km
• 18-hole Tamarina Golf Course

10 km
• towns of Tamarin and Riviere Noire


NEARBY ACTIVITIES

The southwest of Mauritius is more geographically beautiful that the north since it has mountains, waterfalls, bluffs, & varied terrain.

• Nightlife
12 minutes from the town of Flic-en-Flacq, which has a nightlife that rivals Grand Baie.

• Safari
The spectacular Casela safari park is 7 minutes up the road. Walk with lions, feed ostriches & baby animals, traverse a canyon on the longest zip-line in the Indian Ocean.

• Snorkeling
Blessed with it's own house reef, one may snorkel right in front of the suites. Discover snorkelling at the beach by going out in high tide within the lagoon itself or venture just outside the reef to experience deeper water and the reef walls for an incredible marine experience.

• Beach Walks
At the earliest signs of dawn, a silent walk along the beach followed by an early morning swim at the local beach neatly - Tamarin Bay. It's the best way to start one's day, and an intimate way to enjoy the luxury of this idyllic beach close to the suites where locals can be seen enjoying a moment of silence or walking their dogs on the beach..

• Swimming
Although the rocks and sea life contribute to an amazing seascape, the particular stretch of beach in front of the suites is not ideal for swimming. However guests may enjoy nearby swimming beaches such Tamarin Bay or La Preneuse which are safe for children and adults alike.

• Fishing
Back to Basic's...Children can buy fishing nets and rods at the nearby tackle store and enjoy rock fishing right in front of the suites For the more experienced fishermen, use one of the fishing kayaks to venture out of the reef. There is also the possibility of booking a deep-sea fishing trip with our nearby charter partners.

• Water Sports
A wide variety of watersports are available on prior arrangement through our boating specialists in Black River.

• Island Trips
A great way to spend a day out in the spirit of adventure is to book a island trip on the west coast. Most trips are fully catered and include drinks. Popular island trips include a full day Catamaran trip sailing along the west coast, or a boat trip to Ile aux Benitiers " Benitier Island" where your skipper and his team will set up a lobster feast... highly recommended but don't expect to be the only ones on the island..

• Glass Bottom Boat Trips
By arrangement with the complex manager, guests may enjoy a short trip over some of the most magnificent corals and underwater features for a great family outing not far from the suites. Guests can also enjoy snorkeling during the trip on prior arrangement.

• Kitesurfing
Kitesurfing is popular throughout the year whenever the wind is strong enough but especially during the winter months May - September. Kite-surfing is mostly based around Le Morne which is perfect and lends itself to beginners as well as seasoned kiters. Services provided by the local kiteboarding schools vary from one-on-one lessons for beginners to equipment rental for the more experienced kiters.

• Quad biking & Hiking
Casela Nature Park is an ideal place for quad trips and boasts a variety of mapped hiking trails for the more active guest. The restaurant at Casela offers adventurous guests an opportunity to "refuel" with tasty creole meals overlooking the western seascape.

• Horse riding
Horse-riding trips may be organized along the beaches of Le Morne, or in the hills of Chamarel. There is something for every riding enthusiast to enjoy.

• Cycling
Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or simply want to see some of the local scenery first hand, the West coast from Tamarin towards the South is cycling paradise. Early mornings make for little traffic and makes cycling along the coastal road a magnificent cycling experience. Generally, riders aim to cycle past le Morne or towards Belle Ombre, possibly returning up the steady climb called Fantasy.

• Mountain Biking
Mountain biking enthusiasts will enjoy the West with the slopes of The Black River Gorges and its surrounding hills in particular, as well as the endless possibilities of the surrounding sugar cane fields starting in Black River all the way to Medine Sugar Estate. For those looking for a group ride - the usual meeting place for experienced riders is at the London Supermarket parking lot at 6am on Saturdays

• History
Tamain and the surrounding areas of "Les Salines" are rich with historical significance and have become established cultural and historical landmarks over the years especially for its fortified tours "La tour Martello". Marvel at the beautiful Tamarin salt pans and see how salt is still made the traditional way. An amazing photographic opportunity.

• Dolphin Swimming
Watch the dolphins pass by from your terrace or join them in the water for a once in a lifetime experience.


NEARBY RESTAURANTS

• Canne à Sucre
Now here's something special, an authentic slice of Mauritian life in the midst of Flic en Flac. May has converted her unpromising little roadside bar-restaurant into a cosy space that somehow captures the essence of coastal Mauritius. She offers good breakfasts, but likes nothing better than to serve up a multicourse dinner feast of Creole dishes – rice, chicken, octopus, Creole sausages and 'some vegetables you've never heard of before' – with dessert and rum thrown in for the price. You'll need to order the day before you plan to visit, and prices were expected to rise not long after we were there, but these are minor details.

• Twin's Garden
A sprawling collection of agreeable outdoor tables just across the road from the beach, Twin's does dishes that range from the extremely well-priced (Rs 950) grilled lobster flamed with local rum and garlic butter or the lamb shanks in Rodrigues honey to prime Australian steaks. Something, however, seems to have been lost in the translation in the 'cassoulette of the fisherman with seafood and lobster bisque'...On Friday nights it's a buffet dinner, a live séga floor show and then live bands playing music from the '60s through to the '80s. We prefer the other nights but each to their own.

• Domaine Anna
Domaine Anna is Flic en Flac's most refined dining experience sits in colonial-style pavilions with gauzy netting, wooden banisters and sky-scraping cane in the distance. The predominantly Chinese menu is the brainchild of chef Hang Leung Pah Hang and the food is excellent – locals come from all over the island to get their frequent fix of crab, calamari and succulent lobster.

• Ginger Thai
Transport your taste buds to the 'land of smiles' at this elegant option on the grounds of the lovely Hilton resort in Wolmar. The streamers woven through the slatted ceiling are undeniably Asian in theme, and the signature dishes (prawns in a rich green curry, roasted duck, spiced vegetables etc) are refined and authentic.

Activities

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Health/beauty spa
  • Massage
  • Theme park (amusement park)
  • Zoo / wildlife park
  • Fitness center/gym
  • Yoga
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Water sports
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Canopy
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Wild life viewing
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Horseback riding

Amenities

  • Alarm
  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo
  • Telephone
  • High-speed Internet
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Patio/deck/Terrace
  • Private Garden
  • Air-conditioning
  • Fans
  • BBQ Grill
  • Pool - private
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate WC
  • Children
  • Pets
  • Beachfront
  • Beach view
  • Ocean view
  • Seafront
  • Sea view
  • Mountain view

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