Our farm is close to the village of Chamarel, it is quite hilly and offers great views towards the surrounding mountains and the sea to the south. The accommodation is rustic, cozy and unsophisticated, in peaceful and natural surroundings. Horses are omnipresent.Our place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families (with kids).
The bungalow on offer is called "L'Atelier", and is one of 5 bungalows on our farm, "`La Vieille Cheminée".
Bungalows have fully equipped kitchens and barbecue facilities, and a small grocery shop near the reception offers basic commodities.
However, picnic lunches and dinners are available on request, with 24 hrs notice.
NB: Our maids are very good cooks and will prepare a tasty Mauritian meal for you - just place your request at Reception the day before.
A Fireplace on the Veranda creates a warm and cozy atmosphere during the cooler evenings. Burning wood is supplied daily.
Clients can explore all of the 200 acres of agricultural land and indigenous forests, either on foot or on horseback, and have access to our reception area with a small lounge, fireplace and wifi connection. They can also enjoy walking up to the kiosk and pool area and enjoy magnificent views and sunsets.
Our admin and reservation ladies (Clotille and Christelle) are available from 8.00 to 16.00 for any information and assistance, and as we live on the farm we are available after hours for any assistance or urgency.
La Vieille Cheminée is quiet, natural and unsophisticated, and is the perfect base for visitors to discover the natural inland beauties of Mauritius, and to interact with the rural population and its way of life.
Children can learn about tropical plantations, ecological practices, and interact with our horses.
- Smoking allowed on verandas only.