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LUX* Merville Beach Resort

3 stars

Mauritius, Indian Ocean

For you diving holiday to Grand Baie, in the north of Mauritius, the LUX* Merville Beach is an excellent hotel offering half board, bed and breakfast and all inclusive holidays. The hotel offers a stunning beach setting, outstanding value, all inclusive, with sea facing rooms, newly designed beach bar, pool and restaurant area and kid's club in a great location.

Located on the north coast of Mauritius directly on the white sand beaches, turquoise lagoon and Coconut Palm trees of Grand Baie. Walking distance to the trendy local bars, restaurants and shopping at Grand Bay resort. 1¼ hour transfer from the airport around 75km north.

The Merville Beach Resort located in lush, tropical gardens, with a Mauritian architecture style of 169 rooms, all sea-facing or partially sea-facing. Room categories include 70 standard rooms (located in the main building), 4 Superior Rooms, 35 Deluxe Rooms, 3 Family Deluxe Rooms in bungalows, 12 Deluxe Rooms and 45 Superior Rooms. Room facilities include: Super king size beds, sea-facing balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, IDD telephone, satellite television, free Wi-Fi internet access, mini bar, in room safe, hairdryer, 220/240-volt power points.

Deluxe Rooms Beachfront (30 m²) Set in the Garden Court all have spectacular beachfront views and a spacious furnished terrace plus an open plan living area and a bathroom with walk-in shower, separate bath and toilet.

Deluxe Rooms Bungalow (34m²) Ideal for families, with the option of interconnecting suites with garden views and dinner on your terrace.

Deluxe Family Rooms (52m²) Slight more spacious with the option of adjoining suites, Deluxe Family Rooms are set in thatched bungalows nestled around the grounds. Each have garden views and a generous. The bathroom is complete with his and her washbasins, a bath and separate shower.

The hotel offers a choice of inside and outside dining options. The main restaurant Le Badamier is open from 7am-10am, 12pm-3pm and 7pm-9.30pm offering a choice of international and Asian-Mauritian inspired dishes, pizzeria, buffet or Table d’Hote menus, gourmet barbeques and themed dinners. La Terasse Restaurant is open from 10am – 1pm located on the edge of the beach lagoon. A beach and room service snack and refreshment menu. In the evenings, entertainment is provided by local musicians, dancers and artists. The LUX+ Me Spa faces the lagoon and offers massage, beauty treatments and fitness programme including yoga, meditation, nutritional, fitness and spa packages. New Kid's Cub and children's playground. Free WiFi is available around the hotel.

The All Inclusive Package includes dining, afternoon tea time, drinks, tea and coffee facilities in rooms, minibar, service, wellness, water sports, land activities, entertainment, taxes, and Merville Beach “Highlights”.

Special Offers: FREE nights – Pay 5, get 7 nights. Kids stay FREE, Honeymoon Offer – up to 70% OFF for 2nd person with complimentary welcome gifts and upgrade to All Inclusive on selected dates.

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Fact File

Diving Conditions

Boat Diving Wreck Diving






Best Time: Year round (April-Oct calmest  waters).

Average Air temps: 27-30°C

Average Water temps: 26-27°C

Visibility: 20-30m

Top Dive Sites: Cathedral, Nab reef, Tug wreck - 1st artificial reef with rare fish inc leaf  lion and scorpion fish.Shark pit (juveniles at Pigeon Rock), Serpent (Snake Reef), HMS Sirus - 18thC British Frigate.

Great Reasons to Dive in Mauritius

  • Shallow, calm sites for Learn to Dive/beginners.
  • Hidden gems for Advanced - Wrecks, drift & big fish.
  • Sharks, dophin, eels, rays.
  • Dive Safaris with BBQ and snorkelling for non-divers.
  • Multisport options in South west with windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing and SUP.
  • Photography sites with rare fish.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.