**Winner of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014** \n\nSituated in a prime location on the glistening shores of Mauritius’ south coast is the 5 star Sofitel So Mauritius. Offering guests a wealth of onsite facilities plus stunning views of the mountains, lagoons and Indian Ocean Beyond, this luxurious Eco-resort really is a little bit special.\nNo expense has been spared in creating an oasis for travellers in the Mauritian resort of Bel Ombre; the building was designed by renowned Thai architect Lek Bunnag with interior design by fashion designer Kenzo Takada.\nSet in 34 acres of lush vegetation and bordered by a pristine white stretch of sand next to a lagoon, the hotel provides fantastic snorkelling and diving opportunities to enjoy during your stay.\nThe stunning hotel restaurant Le Flamboyant offers a mouth-watering array of dishes with a French twist. Expect to find succulent seafood, refined Mauritian and Chinese inspired cuisine on the menu.\nFor a more relaxed dining experience head to La Plage; this stylish ocean front restaurant serves a selection of fresh fish and seafood dishes.\nFor couples in search of romance there are a number of private dining options including candlelit dinner on the beach.\nFor leisurely drinking head to the Takamaka Bar, with its thatched roof and infinity pool view, it offers a trendy, laid back venue to socialise and meet new friends.\nThe spa and wellness centre offers a sumptuous range of treatments and massages and there are also activities such as Tai Chi available to enable you to relax and unwind.\nThere is also a tennis court if you feel like a leisurely game or two.\nAccommodation wise you’ll find a selection of stunning villas and suites available, all decorated to the highest of standards and offering a host of modern amenities.\n\n**Official Star Rating: 5**
Nestled in the south of Mauritius, this boutique and spa hotel is an oasis of calm, where distinctive, modern architecture is set amongst lush, tropical vegetation, beside a turquoise lagoon. The beach hotel features a total of 92 suites and villas. Other facilities include a hairdressing salon and a 24-hour reception with a hotel safe. Bicycle hire facilities are also offered.
There is a stunning selection of bungalows and suites available so facilities may vary depending on your accommodation choice. The suites and villas feature fabulous open air bathtubs or pools plus a private garden and patio. Some ocean rooms are available on request, a supplement may apply. All villas and suites have 24-hour butler service.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
The two restaurants, Le Flamboyant and La Plage specialise in French and Mauritian cuisine as well as offering dishes with an international flavour. Fresh fish and seafood are highlights of the extensive menu. The thatched bar offers fine wines, beers and delicious molecular cocktails.
The Sofitel So Mauritius in Bel Ombre is a resort in itself; set in 34 acres of lush vegetation and fringed by a spectacular stretch of sand and a lagoon this really is a beach lover’s dream come true. For those wanting to venture further afield the hotel can arrange day trips to the local golf courses and Frederica Nature Reserve.