10 of the best - Hotel swimming pools - 2. Trou Aux Biches Hotel, Mauritius
The ‘wow’ factor: Drop-dead lovely, the Trou Aux Biches Resort & Spa enjoys a prime position on the west coast near to lively Grand Baie and Port Louis and is set along one of the best beaches on Mauritius. Its beachfront suites have their own plunge pools but
there are also six garden pools. For family holidays, there are complimentary Bob Marlin children’s mini and teenagers’ clubs. However, mums and dads do not miss out, as there is either live music from a resident band, or an entertaining show, that is scheduled for every night.
Did you know?: The key to this location’s success lies in the wealth of enjoyable pastimes that are on offer, which include almost more than you can count, land and water sports activities, once you get fed up with relaxing on one of the finest beaches in the world. With six restaurants catering for almost all culinary or snacky delights, there is plenty to occupy meal-times too.
Getting there: Seven nights can cost from £1,715 per person, on a half-board basis that includes economy class flights from Heathrow. www.beachcombertours.co.uk Tel: 01483 445 621