Best of the Best 2018 - 47
FAIRMONT MOUNT KENYA SAFARI CLUB
N A N YU KI, KEN YA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Straddling the Equator
Set at the base of Africa's second-highest peak, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club feels as
elite as it was in its 1960s heyday. Movie idol William Holden founded the club so friends like
Ernest Hemingway and Winston Churchill could escape their worldly cares. Escape yours on
100 landscaped acres with croquet lawns, stunning rose gardens and tranquil pools. Visit the
animal orphanage next door, and explore the surrounding reserve on mountain bike or horseback. Expect to be lavished with attention, treated to elegant repasts and cosseted in your
royally decorated guestroom with fireplace.
Exotic fruit basket; locally handcrafted art
pieces; visit to Animal Orphanage; one-way
return airport transfer; and 50-minute
massage for two, once per stay.
Book a William Holden Cottage, which offers
private verandas and gardens along with
outstanding views of Mount Kenya.
Distance from Nanyuki Airport (NYK): 10 miles/16 km
THE ST. REGIS MAURITIUS RESORT
LE MOR N E, MA U R ITIU S
N E I G H B O R H O O D Le Morne Moutain
Emerald peaks, turquoise lagoons and silky white sands make a radiant backdrop for The St.
Regis Mauritius Resort. Contemporary colonial is the theme in the 172 suites, each of which
feature a private terrace or balcony, Indian Ocean views and personal butler service. The watersports center is world-class, with complimentary waterskiing, kayaking and windsurfing, as
well as catamaran cruises and big-game fishing charters. Iridium Spa is transcendent, offering
a variety of decadent rituals, including Valmont anti-aging therapies. Dining choices range
from French to Japanese.
EUR85 food and beverage credit per stay; and
choice of buffet dinner or three-course à la
carte dinner for two, excluding beverages.
Watersport aficionados should make the
pilgrimage to Le Morne Peninsula; its One
Eye wave is world famous, and year-round
wind makes for ideal kite- and windsurfing.
Distance from Port Louis Airport (MRU): 35 miles/56 km
Size: 172 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Sophisticated
ONE&ONLY LE SAINT GÉRAN
POIN TE DE FLA CQ, MA U R ITIU S
N E I G H B O R H O O D North East Coast, Indian Ocean
She's back! One&Only Le Saint Geran has undergone a complete transformation and risen
again as the greatest celebration of her unrivaled Mauritian setting. Our private peninsula offers two stunning coastlines: On the West, the Indian Ocean, fringed by swaying palms; on the
East, sugarcane-covered mountain views and a tranquil lagoon. Reimagined private spaces
with fantastic connectivity for families, idyllic beaches, three sparkling pools, blissful One&Only Spa, and Club One - a new hub for all things active. Her envious collection of renovated and
brand-new restaurants will feature gastronomic displays and theatre-style cooking.
45-minute spa treatment per person, once per
stay, booked before 3pm.
Club One offers the ultimate experience for
guests of all ages. It is home to our KidsOnly
club and OneTribe for teens, as well as a
state-of-the-art Fitness Center, tennis courts,
mini golf, and beyond!
Distance from Mauritius Airport (MRU): 60 minutes
Size: 143 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Sophisticated
A FRICA & MIDDLE EAST
Size: 120 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Zen