14 Nov 2015

    Over 400 of Mauritius’ DMC’s and partners in the tourism sector were present on Saturday, November 14, 2015 to celebrate together the 7th edition of the White Night Party in unrivalled style and chic.


    Mr Sanjiv Ramdanee, CEO of Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, commented:


    "It is undoubtedly a privilege for me to, yet again, host all of our Mauritian trade partners, preferred suppliers & resident guests from both Maradiva and Sands to join us on the occasion of this dazzling evening symbolizing a heartfelt 'Thank You' for their immense support and dedication to true excellence & commitment to true quality."

    01 Sep 2014
    New GM Appointment

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Paul van Frank as General Manager at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius, effective as from the 1st of September, 2014.

    Mr. van Frank, a Belgian national, brings with him close to 25 years of experience running some of the world’s finest award-winning resorts. Prior to his appointment, Mr. van Frank successfully ran Frégate Island Private, an ultra exclusive eco retreat in the Seychelles, as Managing Director for the past two years.

    He has also held positions of General Manager, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for various resorts in numerous destinations, including Antigua, Istanbul, Bali, Thailand, India and another LHW resort in Mauritius.

    Please join us in welcoming Mr. Paul van Frank in his new appointment. We are confident that under his stewardship, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa will go from strength to strength.

    Yours sincerely,

    The Management

    14 Jun 2014
    Seven Star Global Luxury Award 2014

    12 Jun 2014
    Cannes International Jumping show

    Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa together with Voyages Confidentiels, is one of the proud sponsors of the Jumping Show Cannes. This prestigious equestrian event is a glamourous rendez-vous attended by several celebrities from around the world including the princess of Monaco and the Royal family.

    10 Jun 2014
    Certificate of Excellence 2014

    Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa has recently been awarded with the prestigious 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. This renowned reward aims to recognise outstanding hospitality businesses that constantly earn top ratings and excellent   praises from TripAdvisor travellers.

    04 Jun 2014
    High profile wedding at Maradiva

    Manchester United Goalkeeper, Anders Lindegaard and model, Missé Beqiri choose Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa to tie the knot. Surrounded by friends and relatives, the wedding ceremony took place on Maradiva's secluded beach and was followed by a sumptuous reception dinner. The venue was elegantly decorated in white in line with the wedding theme.

    02 Jun 2014
    Maradiva at ILTM Shanghai

    Mr Sanjiv Ramdanee, Executive Director of Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa attended the ILTM Asia from the 2nd to the 5th of June. Maradiva also organised a press meet with Shanghai’s high profile journalists, an event themed ‘THE ART OF HOSTING CELEBRITIES’ which was huge success.

    23 Apr 2014
    Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2014

    The Julius Baer Beach Polo Cup Dubai, sport of kings is a recurrent prestigious event in Dubai. Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is one of the proud team sponsors of this event which features celebrities and players from around the world.

    20 Apr 2014
    Formula 1 - Shanghai

    As part of the strategy of being present on the International Scene, Mr Sanjiv Ramdanee, Executive Director of Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa represented the resort at the acclaimed Formula 1 Grand Prix Event in Shanghai in April 2014.

    06 Mar 2014
    ITB, Berlin 2014

    The Maradiva Team attended once again this year's ITB in Berlin. Mr Sanjiv Ramdanee, Executive Director of Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is seen here with the Hon. John Michael Tzoun Sao Yeung Sik Yuen, Minister of Tourism of Mauritius.

    12 Jan 2014
    71st Golden Globe Awards

    Mr Sanjiv Ramdanee, Executive Director of Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa had the privilege of attending the 71st Golden Globe Awards in January, 2014 in Los Angeles. He met several stars namely Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Idris Elba, Michael Douglas amoungst others...

    12 Dec 2013
    World Travel Awards - 2013

    Pleased to announce that Maradiva won the 'World's Leading Luxury Island Resort' for two consecutive years..

    16 Nov 2013
    White Party 2013

    Held annually to thank the partners, It's Chic and classy style of party in white.

    06 Apr 2013
    Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, the five star luxury hotel is the country winner in the category ‘Best Luxury Hotel Spa’

    An island within an island, separated from the rest of the property by tropical gardens and an infinity pool, the Leading Spa at Maradiva blends contemporary Indian design with an authentic ayurvedic treatment focus. All therapies are administered by highly experienced therapists and take place on smooth wooden ayurvedic tables, designed around the body’s chakra points.

    Each of the six treatment rooms have private relaxation gardens and après treatment, guests can unwind by the peaceful reflecting pool which is reserved for spa guests. Exciting initiatives for 2013 include personalized ayurvedic treatment rituals, yoga and meditation sessions. 

    06 Apr 2013
    Maradiva official sponsor of the Julius Baer Beach Polo Cup Dubai

    Beach Polo Cup

    Maradiva is proud to partner with the prestigious event of Beach Polo Cup, Dubai, UAE.  The ‘Sport of Kings’ makes a grand come-back to the sands of Mina A’ Salam in Dubai, with the Julius Baer Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2013, seeing international players from the UAE, Argentina and Switzerland, match with athleticism and horsemanship on the beaches of one of Dubai’s preeminent sea-side locations, in the front of the iconic Burj Al Arab. 

    30 Mar 2013
    Fashion Show at M1NT Club

    In March 2013, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa was among the proud sponsors of Heaven’s Blush Fashion Show in Shanghai. The fashion show took place at the luxurious and prestigious M1NT Club; one of the most sought out clubs in the heart of Shanghai.


    The fashion show, which was focused on hairstyle design and more sensual lingerie featured designer Guan Xiang Zi.


    More than 40 medias and photographers were present during the event. Welcoming not less than 400 people from the fashion, art and luxury industries, Heaven’s Blush fashion show was the talk of the town in Shanghai.


    On 18th April 2013,  the fashion show was also organised in Mauritius at the Courtyard restaurant, co-sponsored by Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa

    26 Jan 2013
    Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa at Golden Globes Awarsds in Los Angeles, United States.

    For the 4th year, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa was represented by its Executive Director, Sanjiv Ramdanee was present at the  Golden Globe Awards Festival in Los Angeles

    20 Oct 2012
    The Mauritian retreat a festival of detoxifying and healing Ayurvedic treatments exclusive to the Urban Retreat at Harrods

    Experience the ultimate spa destination in the heart of London. For one month only, Urban Retreat will open its doors to the warm breeze and tropical scents of Mauritius, when an exclusive range of holistic treatments which harness the ancient spiritual power of Ayurveda are added to our menu.

    Voted ‘Best Worldwide Spa’ by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is famous for its Ayurvedic healing therapies, which are at the core of the Maradiva experience. The treatments at the Leading™ Spa employ the therapeutic goodness of Indian herbs and hand-blended essential oils, as well as meditation and yogic chants that treat mind, body and soul as one. For the first time ever, these exotic therapies will be available in the UK, exclusively within Urban Retreat at Harrods, recently awarded best UK Day Spa, at the Conde Nast Traveller Awards.

    Situated on the west coast of Mauritius, overlooking the peaceful, turquoise lagoon of Tamarin Bay, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, is the only resort in Mauritius to offer a glorious all villa setting, stretching across 27 lush acres, complete with private pools and butler service. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, their beautiful Indian spa is nestled in several acres of gardens with secluded pools and a meditation room.

    Maradiva have recently launched a heavenly Ayurvedic Detox Retreat. Blending the ancient art of Ayurveda with dynamic yoga, transcendent meditation and a cleansing food menu, the retreat takes a holistic approach, treating mind, body and soul as one.

    This powerful retreat is tailored to each individual and focuses on cleansing the body, while promoting peace of mind. Following their treatment, guests can unwind on Maradiva’s beautiful 750 meter white sand beach or savour some ‘alone time’ at their private pool.

    20 Sep 2012
    A tailor-made fragrance for Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, signed Blaise Mautin ...

    Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa and the perfumer Blaise Mautin reveal the secrets of the signature fragance especially imagined and created for the hotel.


    To allow guests to extend the sweet journey to Mauritius, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa has invited the perfumer Blaise Mautin to imagine and create a unique signature scent for the resort.


    Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa’s exclusive scent created  by Blaise Mautin is an ode to nature expressed by the blend of different scents including the bergamot, lemon zest, jasmine petals, sandalwood and musk. A refreshing and delicate composition, available in soap, shower gel, bath salt, shampoo and body lotion that promises moments of absolute well-being and relaxation.


    « The birth of a perfume is not the fruit of lucky coincidence, it is a fusion of

    knowledge, discovery and time. It is conceived, imagined, composed,

    constructed, and finely worked intoexistence until the scent is perfectly,

    purposefully, defined.»

    Blaise Mautin

    12 Jan 2012
    Maradiva scoops prestigious awards as World's Leading Luxury Island Resort

    The 18th World Travel Awards, Grand Final Gala Ceremony was held in Doha, Qatar on 11th January 2012 and during this evening Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa was voted World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort by travel agents worldwide. 

    Maradiva previously received in 2011, two awards at the World Travel Awards - Indian Ocean Sector, the Indian Ocean’s and Mauritius’ leading hotel and won Mauritius Leading Resort in both 2009 and 2010, and the World Leading Island resort in 2010.

    The luxury resort which overlooks the peaceful, turquoise lagoon of Tamarin Bay, has 65 private villa settings set in 27 acres of lush gardens, complete with private plunge pools and open dining terraces. Fronted by a 750 metre white sand beach, the resort which is a member of the Leading Hotels of The World and Leading Spa boasts a diversity of cuisines using the freshest produce and a wide range of luxurious spa treatments and healing therapies.

    The team at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa include the newly appointed general manager Fabrice Collot, whose resumé spans management roles at top hotels around the globe, including the prestigious Angsana Riads Collection in Morocco, he also managed the development and launch of the new Banyan Tree Marrakech and the Shammara by Banyan Tree resorts. 

    Formula 1 Abu Dhabi


    Paris Fashion Week