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Centara opens 5-star serviced residences in Mauritius

Centara opens 5-star serviced residences in Mauritius ( BANGKOK, Thailand - The first phase of the five-star Centara Grand Azuri Residence & Suites Mauritius opened at the beginning of June, with an initial 17 units available and a further 15 units due to open by mid-July.

Operated by Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand, the development will eventually total 57 serviced residences, townhouses and penthouses.

Located on the northeast coast of the island, Centara Grand Azuri Residence & Suites is set directly on the beach and forms part of the new Azuri oceanfront lifestyle community, which includes shops, restaurants and a yacht club with marine facilities.

The residences are adjacent to the five-star Centara Grand Azuri Resort & Spa Mauritius, which opened in December 2013, and residents have access to the facilities of the sister resort.

“We are very proud indeed to be announcing the opening of these luxurious residences at the beautiful marine resort of Azuri,” says Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts.

“They perfectly complement our five-star resort hotel and offer a superb home-from-home for those who wish for a long-stay holiday, or who prefer independent living."

The residences and hotel are located in the heart of the village, 25 kilometers from the capital city of Port Louis and just over one-hour`s drive from the international airport.

Centara Grand Azuri Residence & Suites forms an intimate community located near to Azuri market place, shops and restaurants.

With a pristine beach embraced by a sparkling lagoon, the residences will be a perfect retreat for couples and a fun place for families.

“There is a wonderful sense of community here, and with the spacious and very stylish décor of the apartments, townhouses and penthouses we feel that the residences will appeal to couples, families, and groups of friends travelling together,” says Jean-Paul Martin, area general manager for Centara Mauritius.

“For leisure there is the beach and the lagoon, with about 60 different water sports and land-based activities available.

“All of us here at Centara Mauritius look forward to welcoming our residential guests.”

The residences are grouped into zones and offer a variety of accommodation options with two, three or four bedrooms and spacious outdoor areas, with some offering a private plunge pool.

Each residential zone has its own swimming pool complete with terraces to relax in intimate surroundings.

Residents enjoy the complimentary activities of sister resort Centara Grand Azuri Resort & Spa Mauritius, including non-motorized water sports such as snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing, and use of the tennis court, quad bikes and other facilities.

Azuri Yacht Club is nearby and will arrange excursions including catamaran trips to the islands of Coin de Mire, Round Island, Flat Island, Ile d`Ambre and Ilot Gabriel.

The most adventurous residents will enjoy a selection of adrenaline packed activities, such as parasailing, undersea walking and underwater scooters, hiking and mountaineering, canyoning, and skydiving, all of which can be arranged by the concierge.

The development is a 20-minute drive away from the town of Grand Baie with its numerous dining and shopping opportunities.

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand`s leading operator of hotels, with 47 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom.

A further 20 resorts in Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Shanghai, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Qatar, Laos and Oman brings the present total to 67 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 29 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand`s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with 7 branches of the value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travelers. The company`s Kids` Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens have their own leisure zone. Centara also operates three state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an affordable lifestyle brand designed for travelers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at affordable prices; the brand is under development with the first property due to open in 2016.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Wilasinee Jinaut, Centara Hotels & Resorts, 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330, Thailand, Tel: +66 (0) 2 769 1234, Fax: +66 (0) 2 769 1235, Email:

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