Why Mont Choisy

Live in Mont Choisy

HERE ARE THE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER LIVING IN MONT CHOISY:
Mont Choisy La Reserve

Become the owner of an exceptional home in the North of Mauritius! Ideally located on the fringe of the vibrant coastal village of Grand Baie, a few feet from an exquisite beach and overlooking an 18-hole Peter Matkovich-designed championship golf course, Mont Choisy La Réserve is undeniably Grand Baie’s most prestigious address. A place where luxury blends perfectly with lush nature, offering a selection of villas, apartments and penthouses, for sale to both Mauritians and foreigners.

The contemporary design is spearheaded by world-leading master planners and architects WATG. The architecture embodies the spirit, sleek design and warm tactile materials characteristic of the Mauritian lifestyle. Large private terraces and generous openings merge the inside and outside spaces into one, the pool terrace a seamless extension of the living room. A distinctly comfortable tropical feel, with amazing views of the sea or golf course stretching to the mountains.

Foreign homeowners are eligible for a residency permit and enjoy tax optimisation, rental management and capital growth opportunity.

Year-round beach lifestyle

The North of Mauritius has always been a desirable area for hotel developments, with vibrant sunrisesand sunsets, deep-water lagoons that are ideal for a variety of aquatic activities, as well as long sandy beaches and a beautiful string of small offshore islands. The 1.5-Km strip of beach forming the western boundary of the Mont Choisy estate is touted by the locals as one of the best on the island. The northern and eastern boundaries are a vibrant mixture of shopping centres, restaurants and nightlife venues.

Grand Baie’s most prestigious address

Mont Choisy La Réserve represents the third phase of this exceptional development, dedicated to the pleasures of tropical living. Striking buildings created by world-leading master planners and architects WATG, in collaboration with Macbeth Architects+Designers in Mauritius, blend effortlessly into the natural surroundings. Mont Choisy La Réserve is designed to enhance residents’ lifestyle, with outdoor spaces brought to life by its people, their conversations and a fair amount of good times.

Mont Choisy La Réserve is the start of something amazing and truly alluring, a destination and way of life that will take you on an unexpected journey. This is your invitation to own a home in a place where tropical sunshine, exquisite beaches and beautiful company await.

Mont Choisy Beach

In addition to the sensational stretch of beach, a Peter Matkovich-designed 18-hole championship golf course stands at the heart of Mont Choisy Smart City. There is also a 70-hectare forest for afternoon walks, which are ideal to inspire your imagination, stir your senses and breathe in some much-needed oxygen. Opportunities for horse riding are also available at the northern edge of the estate, across over 40 hectares of land housing deer and giant tortoises. A few kilometres away, the Daruty Forest provides an array of green spaces to relax and unwind, while the iconic Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens introduces you to some 650 different plant species.

Live, Work, Relax

Mont Choisy La Destination has been designed and shaped to create a pleasant and sustainable urban environment for people to live, work and play, at the heart of a bespoke seaside estate set in Grand Baie’s most prestigious address. Leveraging the Smart City Scheme and a robust economy, Mont Choisy La Destination offers various attractive investment opportunities to both foreign and local individuals and businesses.

Deep-rooted heritage

Now the gateway to the North, Mont Choisy leverages its glorious past and ancestral assets to transform into a world-class resort, all the while preserving its historical heritage and the natural surroundings. It has become a lifestyle destination with houses, villas and various leisure areas, at the heart of which stands a spectacular golf course.

Living by a golf course

Set in the breath-taking northern region of Mauritius, Mont Choisy Le Golf is one of the island’s most popular golf courses. This 18-hole championship course features unique Mauritian landscaping and black volcanic rock outcrops. Ponds and other waterpoints add character to the course, while natural sand hazards blend seamlessly with the grassy surroundings. The palm trees and large banyan trees around the clubhouse keep a watchful eye on the various events taking place on the neighbouring greens.

Much more than a new championship course, Mont Choisy Le Golf is first and foremost a Mauritian golf course that enhances the natural beauty of the northern region. It also makes for a nice family outing in real communion with nature, offering the chance to enjoy the chirping of red fodies nesting in the trees and to spot various plant species.

Mont Choisy Le Golf is a dream come true for both world-class players and amateurs. Fun yet challenging, the course presents players with different options on every hole, thereby rewarding the best shots. Golfers of all skill levels won’t fail to come back for more!

Lavish beach club experience

Mont Choisy Le Beach Club has been designed to provide families with the ideal leisure option. After taking a walk on the beach to enjoy the endless vistas, powdery white sand and clear waters, sit down for a refreshing cocktail and a selection of snacks from the bar. You can also enjoy the sunset in a quiet, secluded beach area, or indulge in a dose of water fun at this ultimate seaside retreat.

Paradise-like setting

Barely 20 minutes away from Port Louis and an hour from SSR International Airport, which offers direct flights to various international destinations, Grand Baie is also a world in itself, famous for its atmosphere of barefoot elegance and cosmopolitan serenity.

Restaurants & nightlife

Grand Baie is fast becoming the destination of choice for top-quality restaurants and nightlife. From fine dining, including French, Italian and Chinese cuisine, to local food experiences, it is a real foodies’ treasure trove!

Shopping

Grand Baie and its surroundings also offer an extensive selection of fashion and craft shops. You will find traditional local shops, some of which have been in operation for almost 50 years, alongside modern malls and worldwide brand shops. Grand Baie is definitely a major shopping destination for clothes, jewellery, textiles and souvenirs, with a variety of retail options.

Sports & Activities

Get outside and explore Grand Baie! The wide list of activities available in this region include water sports like kitesurf, diving and snorkelling, as well as boating and sailing to discover the small offshore islands. Travel slightly further afield to enjoy deep-sea fishing and a swim with the dolphins, try various other world-class golf courses, or go hiking, trekking, rock climbing, horse riding, quad biking, zipline riding, cycling and mountain biking.

World-class architecture

The island’s carefully preserved and rich natural heritage and essence have been incorporated into the design and construction of this world-class estate. This is reflected by the place’s quiet, understated luxury, inspired by the climate, the sea, volcanic mountains and beautiful fauna & flora, as well as the eclectic mix of local architecture – all of which come together to offer residents the finest indoor-outdoor living experience.

The surrounding natural elements of this former sugar estate and farm are used to create a positive, sustainable environment. Residents’ quality of life is further enhanced by the shared spaces standing at the heart of the development, where they can meet and socialise as part of a unique and vibrant community.

Embracing sustainable development

Mont Choisy smart city project – Mont Choisy La Destination - promotes sustainability by blending a modern Mauritian community with responsible development. Eco-smart systems include solar panels, rainwater collection (with the golf course using 100% treated wastewater) and transport hubs for electric cars, e-bikes and buggies.

Soft landscaping lies at the heart of our smart city, connecting the buildings to the natural surroundings with their colourful indigenous plants. Such splendour is further echoed by Le Coeur de Mont Choisy, a pristine and untouched heritage site standing close by.

Property ownership & residence permit

Mont Choisy Smart City has been approved by the Economic Development Board of Mauritius under the Investment Promotion (Smart City Scheme) Regulations 2015, which stipulates that foreign homeowners are eligible for a Mauritian residency permit on purchase of real estate property worth at least USD 500,000 (excluding taxes).

Residency

Mont Choisy Smart City being an approved development under the Smart City Scheme, foreign buyers and their immediate family members have the right to reside in Mauritius for as long as they maintain ownership of a qualifying property. Mauritius provides an exceptional lifestyle with the finest elements of modern island living. Ranked #1 in Africa in leading global indices, it is widely recognised as one of the continent’s best-administered economies and an ideal environment to live, conduct business and invest. Among the benefits provided to foreign investors, we find a low 15% corporate and personal income tax rate, the absence of inheritance or capital gains tax and Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements, as well as Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (IPPAs) with over 44 countries including the United Kingdom, France, South Africa, India and China.

Vibrant Grand Baie

The very definition of Paradise

Set on a pristine sliver of sand in the North of Mauritius, Mont Choisy is an upscale community located on a barrier island alongside the Indian Ocean. Located a short distance from Grand Baie, less than 20 minutes from Port Louis and an hour from the airport, it is a world in itself, famous for its atmosphere of barefoot elegance and cosmopolitan serenity.

A few kilometres away, discover an array of attractions that are all deeply connected to the history of Mauritius: the iconic Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens, home to some 650 different plant species; the Château de Labourdonnais, a former sugar estate recalling the 19th century Mauritian lifestyle; and also L’Aventure du Sucre museum, which tells the intertwined history of sugar and Mauritius.

Restaurants & Nightlife

Grand Baie is fast becoming the destination of choice for top-quality restaurants and nightlife. From fine dining, including French, Italian and Chinese cuisine, to local food experiences, it is a real foodies’ treasure trove!

Shopping

Grand Baie and its surroundings also offer an extensive selection of fashion and craft shops. You will find traditional local shops, some of which have been in operation for almost 50 years, alongside modern malls and worldwide brand shops. Grand Baie is definitely a major shopping destination for clothes, jewellery, textiles and souvenirs, with a variety of retail options.

Sports & Activities

Get outside and explore Grand Baie! The wide list of activities available in this region include water sports like kitesurf, diving and snorkelling, as well as boating and sailing to discover the small offshore islands. Travel slightly further afield to enjoy deep-sea fishing and a swim with the dolphins, try various other world-class golf courses, or go hiking, trekking, rock climbing, horse riding, quad biking, zipline riding, cycling and mountain biking.

An active lifestyle

Mont Choisy Leisure Club will offer a holistic wellness experience from yoga and meditation practice to healthy food and beverage options, fitness workouts, spa treatments and outdoor sports & recreation. Works have started in early 2020, with the opening scheduled for the end of the year after completion of the land conversion process. One thing’s certain, this modern and fully fledged infrastructure will delight the whole family!

Coveted northern region

Stretching for nearly 1.5 Kms between Trou aux Biches and Pointe aux Cannoniers, Mont Choisy is one of the best and most sought-after beaches in Mauritius. Just a few minutes from your home, this gently curving strand of golden sand is enveloped in the shade of filao trees on one side and fringed by calm, crystal clear aquamarine waters on the other. It is a great spot for long walks, lazy swims and catching romantic sunsets.