Looking for a casino with a difference? If you're a person of adventurous tastes, why not check out the Grand Casino du Domaine? This traditional "brick and mortar" casino is located just 4 km from Port Louis, capital of the tiny island country of Mauritius, between Madagascar and mainland Africa in the Indian Ocean. The State Investment Corporation (SIC) of the Mauritian government owns and operates a group of casinos on the island, known as Casinos of Mauritius, which provide a substantial boost to tourism in this relatively undeveloped area and employ a total of approximately one thousand people. Built in 1993, the Grand Casino is a freestanding Colonial style building, which is tucked away on an attractive private estate in the small town of Pailles.
Live table games are the main attraction at the Grand Casino. You can enjoy American roulette, blackjack and oasis stud poker in an atmosphere of old style casino elegance. Twenty seven gaming tables are available, as well as 58 slot machines. A wide variety of wagers will suit every pocket, from inexpensive slots to high rolling blackjack games. For the highest class of gaming, the Grand Casino offers an exclusive salon prive. The Casino opens its doors for slot machine gaming from 10 in the morning (except Sundays and holidays, when it opens up at 2 PM. Table games begin at 8 o'clock in the evening, and the casino as a whole closes down at 4 AM. Dress is smart casual and admission is free.
The main currency of the Casino is Mauritian rupees, although some other currencies are also accepted. Payment may be made either in cash or by MasterCard or Visa credit card. Players are welcomed with a complimentary free drink upon placing their first bet. For your convenience, there are five palate tempting international dining rooms on the premises, each decorated in unique fashion - European restaurants Clos St. Louis and La Cannelle, Dolce Vita for Italian fare next to a lovely outdoor swimming pool, Fu Xiao for Chinese cuisine and Indra for a taste of India. There is also a relaxing lounge bar.
Accommodation and Entertainment
The island of Mauritius is opening up to tourism these days. Why not combine your visit to the Grand Casino du Domaine with an island style holiday? Popular excursions in the immediate vicinity of Les Pailles include rides in horse drawn carriages, mountain safaris and tours of the spice gardens, working sugar mill and rum distillery (tasting included!) Enjoy the glories of nature at the quaintly named Pamplemousse (Grapefruit) Botanical Gardens. It's just a quick hop to Port Louis for more dining and lounge options, shopping and a selection of sleeping accommodation at hotels, villas or B and B's.
Grand Casino du Domaine Contact Details + Directions
|Name||Grand Casino du Domaine|
|Address||Port Louis, Mauritius|
|Tel||+230 286 0307|