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Casuarina Resort and Spa

3 stars

Mauritius, Indian Ocean


For your diving holiday to Mauritius the Casuarina Resort and Spa is located approximately a 5 minute walk to the beach, offering a range of activities, watersports and a choice of restaurants.

Located in the North of Mauritius, Casuarina Resort and Spa is located approximately 5 minutes walk away from the private beach. Set on the north west coast of Mauritius, it is approximately 75km around 1 and 1/4 hours drive from the airport.

Casuarina Resort and Spa is made up of 94 rooms and 15 bungalows, situated in tropical gardens just back from the beach. The rooms have a TV with satellite channels, tea and coffee making facilities a desk, an adapter on request and a bathroom with a shower. The room categories include:

Deluxe Room (approx. 37- 39m²) rooms accommodate 2-3 persons with a queen size bed. The rooms overlook the lagoon and have a private terrace or balcony. It is possible to add an extra bed for a third person.

Privilege Room (approx. 37-39m²) rooms accommodate 2-3 persons with a queen size bed. The rooms have a private terrace or balcony and face the garden and pond with views of the water fountain and partial sea views. Inter-connecting rooms are available on request in advance and it is possible to add an extra bed for a third person.

Superior Room (approx. 37-39m²) rooms accommodate 2-3 persons with a double bed. The rooms overlook the garden and have a private terrace or balcony.  Inter-connecting rooms are available on request in advance and it is possible to add an extra bed for a third person.

Family Cottage/Bungalow (approx. 59m²) and can accommodate up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children under 12 years. The cottages consist of two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and another with two bunk beds, a kitchenette, living room and dining area.

The hotel has three restaurants. La Boucanier is the main restaurant and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving local and international cuisine in a buffet and live cooking stations on all inclusive basis. Breakfast is from 07:30 to 10:00, Lunch from12:00 to 14:30 and Dinner from 19:30 to 22:00pm. Times are subject to variation locally. The restaurant over looks the bay of Trou Aux Biches and is designed with a traditional thatched roof pavilion and decorated with traditional wooden furniture. The Fingers Restaurant is located near the Oasis Bar and by the pool which services light food and snacks throughout the day. It is open from 14:00 to 17:00pm for snacks and from 18:30 to 20:30pm for evening drinks  The Tree Top restaurant is an a la carte restaurant offering dining for 30 guest, is open 3 times a week, with reservation in advance, and atmospheric back drop of the swimming pool. It is open from 19:30 to 22:00pm. The Oasis bar is open throughout the day and evening, serving a variety of drinks. The hotel has an on site spa offering a range of treatments, a relaxation pool, lounge, steam bath and beauty room. The hotel has two swimming pools, a jacuzzi integrated in the pool, sun loungers, a fitness gym, tennis courts, games room and kids club. A range of complimentary watersports are available are a free water ski, glass bottom rides (twice per day, 10:30 and 14:30), snorkeling, kayak, pedal and hobby cat. located at the beach,approximately a 5 minute walk away at the Casuarina boat house. The boat house is opened every day from 09:00am to 16:30pm.

Kid’s Club The Casuarina kid’s club welcome children from 3 to 11 years old, free of charge and opened daily from 09:00 to 16:00pm.  The kid’s club is equipped with a small playground and indoor facilities with books, drawing, colouring, face painting, sega dancing and fun games. During the day, the children can have lunch at the kid’s club or restaurant thanks to a special menu prepared by the Chef. A babysitting facility is available with supplement for younger children, under 3 years or after 16:00pm, upon request at a fee arranged and payable locally.

Our Opinion
A great value hotel with scuba diving centre close by and good accommodation options for families.


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.