One&Only Le Saint Geran Resort Renovation
Belle Mare, Mauritius
CHALLENGE The design challenge was to undertake an extensive remodeling of the client's 25- year-old flagship property to retain its feeling as a private sanctuary for guests, while creating an atmosphere of refinement and serenity.
SOLUTION The design team added to the private beachfront location, 163 new suites and one two bedroom villa--all with colors and materials that contribute to an airy spaciousness and elegance. A Givenchy spa, one of only two in the world was added to the resort, along with a deep blue lap pool at the center and a full range of treatment rooms. Pool, golf and casino bars were designed with distinct environments.
SIZE 60 acres 163 luxury suites One private villa 7,535-square-foot spa
AMENITIES Givenchy Spa; fitness facility; hairdressing salon; nine-hole Gary Player golf course; golf academy; tennis club; sports center; boat house; gourmet restaurants; swimming pool; golf, swimming and casino bars
OPERATOR Kerzner International Limited
ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT Ridler Sheperd Low; Macbeth