Located in: Balaclava – North-West Coast
Luxury Index: 5/5 Very luxurious setting and treatment. Staff who do their best to make sure you are having a great time and getting the most from your visit. Romance Factor: 5/5 The Oberoi is located in a very romantic setting and caters especially for couples. Beach: TBA. Wifi: TBA. Peacefulness: 5/5 Very peaceful and relaxing setting with private gardens and lovely beaches.. Activities: 5/5 A range of watersports are available at no extra charge for Oberoi guests. Water skiing, kayaking, pedlos, glass bottomed boats, sailing and wind surfing are available and great fun. Spa: 5/5 Great spa facilities and couples massages are recommended. Food: 5/5 A great selection of Marutitian food with plenty of continental options too. It would be a good idea to take a Half Board option if you can as food could quickly become very expensive. Celeb Magnet: TBA. Kids: 2/5 This hotel is focused on couples and not the best place for children.
The Oberoi is a must for anyone looking for a hotel with a boutique feel, a tranquil atmosphere and the finest five-star service. The Oberoi has only 72 pavilions and a small selection of villas, allowing for every guest to feel like a VIP. The Oberoi lies in the midst of the breathtaking Turtle Bay in Balaclava on the north-west coast of Mauritius.
The overall design of the Oberoi brings the atmosphere of Bali to Mauritius. Cooling pools and fountains are scattered across the property and grand carved archways mark the transition between various areas of the grounds.
The 72 thatched terrace pavilion rooms are beautifully designed with large windows to take in the fantastic views. Every room features a four-poster bed and a sunken marble bathtub for a little romance. The villas offer the ultimate in privacy, having walled gardens and private garden gazebos for dining.
The hotel Villas, each with its own lush gardens and dining gazebo, most of them overlooking a private swimming pool with, views of the sea make an exclusive and luxurious retreat for those seeking privacy.
All of the rooms come with the following amenities:
- Satellite television & DVD player
- Broadband internet access
- Electronic safe
- Direct dial telephone
- Personal bar
- 24 hours private dining
- Butler Service to Royal Villas with private pool
- Luxury Pavilion
- Luxury Villa with Garden
- Luxury Villa with Private Pool
- Royal Villa with Private Pool
Everything in the Oberoi is designed to promote a sense of calm and relaxed serenity. The spa is listed as on of the ‘Leading Spas of the World’, one of only 82 worldwide. The design brings Bali to Mauritius, with immense bursts of Buddha gracing the freshwater pools. The spa has an airy atmosphere due to the vast rattan blinds that are used as room dividers, instead of walls. The pride of the spa has to be the private suites where couples or friends can get treatments together before being left alone to relax in a luxurious plunge pool.
Restaurants and Bars:
The Restaurant at the Oberoi hotel is overseen with great care and dedication by Pierre Burgarde, and serves a selection of Continental, Oriental and Creole cuisine. In the evening the neighbouring poolside area is lit by candles for a most romantic atmosphere.
The Lagoon Pool Restaurant offers light salads, pasta, pizza and sandwiches and is a great place for lunch.
The Oberoi Mauritius has business facilities for both large conferences or smaller meeting rooms. The rooms are equipped with audiovisual facilities for select business gatherings, board meetings and seminars. A fully equipped business centre and quietly efficient staff will help ensure the smooth operation of your business meeting.
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The Oberoi hasn’t got a vast program of activities and sports – though the boat dock does have water sports – and the evening entertainment is very low-key. For these reasons it is certainly more of a couples resort than a family destination. Children are welcome, but the hotel simply caters better for clients who are looking for somewhere to relax and recharge.
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