The Oberoi, Mauritius
The Oberoi, Mauritius is located on Turtle Bay in the North of the island and provides sun-worshippers with an idyllic retreat. The resort offers the seclusion of Luxury Pavilion and Villa accommodation within 20 acres of subtropical gardens, and an impressive 600 metres of pristine white private beachfront. It offers a luxurious spa with a choice of Ayurveda and Africology treatments, reflecting the island’s multi-cultural heritage. At The Oberoi, Mauritius guests can try their hand at a wide range of exclusive Oberoi Experiences. These offerings include a sculpture class where guests are invited to visit the residence of a local sculptor, a Mauritian cooking class located in the hotels own herb garden, designed to give guests a ’taste’ of local flavours and signature dishes. Those looking for further insight into traditional Hindu practices, the hotel invites guests to participate in a Hindu blessing ceremony at a local village temple. Guests can be further immersed into the culture by participating in the traditional custom of Henna painting.
With a total of 136 rooms, the contemporary Mauritian style of open-air architecture that embraces natural surroundings; the thatched roofs, wooden decks and stone walls amid palm trees are surrounded by tropical gardens for you to get lost in nature and bliss. Accommodation at The Oberoi, Mauritius is designed to harmonise nature, comfort and modern technology. Every villa has its own plunge pool, private garden and outdoor shower for the ultimate relaxing experience. Secluded by indigenous trees and framed by a lush tropical garden, the spa at The Oberoi, Mauritius is an oasis-within-an-oasis of tranquillity. Their African Hypoxis Body Experience is a deeply hydrating treatment that eliminates toxins and stimulates the body to produce natural collagen and elastin, leaving the skin looking and feeling more radiant. The experience begins with a full body scrub made from purifying natural products. This is followed by a warming herbal masque for deep hydration, accompanied by an African foot massage or a head massage and concluded with a bathing ritual.
Further spa therapies include Ayurvedic, Western, Thai, Balinese and Oberoi signature treatments that harmonise modern sciences and ancient philosophies. Guests can also experience hatha yoga, breathing exercises, t’ai chi and meditation.
Guests looking for a luxury dining restaurant in Mauritius can savour fine international cuisine and local specialities in the resort’s main restaurant at their unique On the Rocks dining venue or restored 18th century Gunpowder Room. Served by a private butler, guests can savour the vibrant flavours of traditional Creole dishes or fine international cuisine, specially curated by our master chefs for the occasion. The Bar is an excellent place to relax and unwind with an aperitif or a nightcap. Located in traditional thatched roof structures, The Restaurant and Bar offer spectacular views across the Indian Ocean, while from On the Rocks, diners can almost dip their toes in the ocean. The Gunpowder Room, open for dinner twice a week, is a restored French colonial battery and a recognised national monument.
Couples can also start the day with a private Champagne breakfast on the beach, or end the perfect day with a bottle of Champagne and canapes, while watching the sun set over Turtle Bay; unique experiences amongst hotels and restaurants in Mauritius.
For the younger guests, there is a supervised children’s programme at the Hobbit Village Kids’ Club, a dedicated facility featuring paddling pool, playrooms, quiet room, amphitheatre and bakery. There are a lot of activities to keep the children busy at Karokan, a young adults centre for children ages 10 and above, featuring DJ booth, computers, table tennis and pool. Other activities include football on the beach, shell collecting, painting, golf, and movie nights.