After years of skipping a substantial morning meal and instead having only coffee and cookies in the office, I rediscovered the beauty of breakfast.
If you are similarly inclined and happen to be planning a trip to the isle of Mauritius, here’s the scoop on Mauritian room service breakfasts (and the rooms’ views) to help you pick your place to stay-slash-nosh.
1. The Oberoi, Mauritius
Overlooking my private plunge pool and the Indian Ocean in the distance, this breakfast came with a butler who poured the frothed milk over my café latte at the table. It also came with my own toaster so I could toast bread at my leisure after I was done with my yogurt.
2. Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa
Overlooking a private plunge pool (another) and vast garden, I enjoyed this breakfast with my favorite iPod tunes, thanks to the Bose Sound dock on the patio.
3. Royal Palm Hotel
From the height of my balcony, with the waves of the Indian Ocean softly crashing on the shores below.
4. Shanti Maurice – A Nira Resort
With a view of the island’s most secluded beaches, my breakfast came after an early morning yoga session and thus felt twice as good.
5. Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita
The sea urchin scrambled eggs with asparagus and caviar caught my eye and I deterred from my usual selection. What an exquisite choice it was!