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Banyan Tree signs All Pool Villa Resort and Residences in Mauritius

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Latest Travel News Wednesday, 5 September 2007

Banyan Tree has signed a new management contract in the Republic of Mauritius, located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa.

The Banyan Tree in Le Morne, Mauritius will be the first project for the Group in Mauritius, an unforgettable and dramatic tropical paradise also known in French as L'le Maurice.

Banyan Tree has always enjoyed a strong presence in the Indian Ocean as a premier operator of top end resorts andresidences. This project further entrenches our pole position in the region and enhances our ability to continue to provide our guests with exclusive getaways in the most exotic surroundings, said Executive Chairman, Mr Ho Kwon Ping.

Located in the picturesque Le Morne area of Mauritius, the development will consist of a 60-key pool villa resort and 110 units of Banyan Tree branded residences, all of which are architecturally designed by Fosters & Partners from the United Kingdom, with the resort villas designed in collaboration with Architrave Design & Planning, the in-house design division of Banyan Tree.

The project will also feature a Gary Player designed golf course and a golf club with full facilities for its residents and guests. The first phase of the project will be launched with the start of the sales of the branded residences this October. The resort is projected to be completed in 2010.

Set on one of the pristine coastal stretches of the island, the site is notable for its spectacular coral reef and the dramatic backdrop of Le Morne Brabant a mythical volcanic rock that rises above the gleaming seascape and current UNESCO World Heritage Site candidate. The resorts discreet and environmentally intelligent design comprises villas built with natural volcanic rock, renewable and natural timber, and Mauritian textiles.

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