A taste of the island

The first property from progressive new hotel brand, SALT, will open in Mauritius in November and it’s like nothing we’ve seen before.

Newly launched hotel brand, SALT, will open on the east coast of Mauritius on 1 November 2018. And it’s so fabulous we’re already packing our bags for a true Eat, Pray, Love experience. A humanistic approach to hospitality for the culturally curious traveller, SALT takes its guests to people-not just places connecting them to locals and their way of life,placing them in the action,not just beside it.

SALT guests will be immersed into the heart of Mauritian life, with the opportunity to connect directly with locals via Skill Swap. This means they exchange their time,talent & skills to the local people. Guests of SALT can also join our local suppliers and see their work or passion. From pottery with Janine at her Pamplemousses studio or early morning fishing with Kishor, to coaching the local football team with Fabrice or basket weaving with Mrs Bulleeram in Brisée Verdière –SALT has friends doing incredible things all over the island and guests are invited to share their passion.

Every guest will receive a copy of  THISISMAURITIUS–a new guide book created by the talented locals who know the people and places that make the island tick. Maps, local SIM cards and the SALT app unearth the local knowledge on hidden gems. The hotel’s fleet of cool convertibles or bikes can be hired to explore nearby villages, temples and markets.

The food philosophy will be fresh,local,homemade,seasonal and zero waste-simplicity is the key ingredient. With not a buffet insight, the team of all-Mauritian chefs will design the daily-changing menus around whatever the farmers, fishermen and growers bring in that day. The on-site bakery will produce tempting bread,pastries,home-roasted African coffee, local teas and tropical juices.Artisan pickled vegetables and preserved fruits are sourced exclusively from local, organic  farms; all made in small batches using only seasonal fruits and vegetables. In the  kitchen, we look to simple, ancient cooking methods.

The SALT EQUILIBRIUM will come complete with a salt room, five treatment rooms and a team of local therapists offering a pick and mix of salt-based treatments to energise,relax,detoxify and rejuvenate. And a community of shared interests is just waiting to be created as guests come together for The Sunrise Run Club, sun rise salutations on the beach, meditation at Brahma kumari, dawn photography tour, hike & bike,yoga at the SALT Farm Shala and many more.

Rates start from $200 per double room per night on a bed and breakfast basis.

For more information, visit www.saltresorts.com