Originally open in December 1990, completely renovated in 2009, Maritim Hotel Mauritius is your home away from home and your ideal starting point to discover Mauritius.
Maritim Hotel is a luxurious beach resort & spa of the highest international standard, picturesquely framed by a 25 hectare green tropical garden and nature park and flanked by the Indian Ocean. Its remarkable setting, overlooking the most enchanting.
“Turtle Bay”, our hotel is a perfect blend of tropical and colonial architecture which provides an elegant background for a sophisticated and yet totally relaxing vacation, thanks to the unequalled multitude of sports and leisure facilities available.
The truly dedicated and genuinely friendly nature of its ever smiling Mauritian staff; the good food, the location and surroundings, the flexibility to meet our guests’ requirements are well known by our repeat guests, and have now become the guarantee symbol of quality and service.
The hotel lies on a private beach front estate known as Balaclava along Turtle Bay ideally located between Port Louis (12 km) and Grand Bay (12 km), on the North-West coast, which is the sunniest region of Mauritius.
The distance to the airport is 60 km. New trunk roads provide easy access to the hotel.
Immersed in the calming ambience of a tropical hideaway, “Balaclava” is a historical estate dating back to the 18th century, with fascinating natural scenery. On the northern border flows Citron River, over dams and cascades into a shallow lagoon integrated in the lush tropical vegetation.
Mysterious ruins remain to be explored as witnesses of the colonial times. Walkways and footpaths allow for long walks through the luxuriant garden of the estate with its magnificent views over the impressive mountain range of Mauritius.
Beach & Sea
“Turtle Bay” is the first Marine National Park in Mauritius with well preserved underwater life. There are excellent snorkeling grounds right off the beach.
Aquamarine warm waters and secluded golden sandy beach in front of the hotel is about 500 m long well protected by a coral reef. The bay has excellent conditions for all kinds of water sports.
Exhibiting all the pleasures of a tropical island hotel resort, each of our 215 stylish rooms has a private sea view balcony or terrace on the Turtle Bay coast line. Inviting, modern, spacious and yet cozy, Maritim Hotel boasts a choice of rooms and suites, meticulously designed to the highest standards both aesthetically and in terms of soothing comfort equipped to suit the needs of leisure or business travelers.
Room and Suite Facilities
• Terrace or balcony • Bath & Shower, WC • Hair-dryer • Make up mirror • Electronic Safe • Air-conditioning • Flat screen TV with in-house movie and music channel, satellite TV • Telephone • Mini-bar • Tea & Coffee-making facilities • Non-smoking rooms available • Possibility of an extra bed • 86 Connecting rooms.
• 23 Twin Rooms
• 50 Smoking Rooms
• 38 Business Rooms (fax, printer, scanner)
• 1 Disabled-friendly room
• WIFI (all rooms and public areas) and LAN in selected rooms
• Butler Service – On Request
25 Premium Rooms
34 sqm including balcony or terrace; elegantly decorated in natural tones with a warm contemporary tropical atmosphere and furnished with wooden furniture with the choice of double or twin beds.
97 Privilege Rooms
40 – 44 sqm including balcony or terrace; our carefully designed and decorated Privilege rooms will give you the full sensation of warmth, comfort and relaxation with the choice of double or twin beds.
The spacious bathroom area can be wide opened by sliding doors; with double wash-basin, separate shower, free-standing tub and separate toilet. Interconnecting rooms are available on request.
75 Prestige Rooms
Enjoy the breathtaking view in our 58 sqm Prestige room. Elegantly fitted-out with a light tone wooden furniture and designed with natural tone cotton and silk fabrics. Equipped with a large bathroom which can be opened to the bedroom by decorative screens, comprising of a bathtub and separate shower, independent toilet with bidet and separate double washbasins. Furnished with walk-in closets or large wardrobes.
15 Suites from 80 to 105 sqm
The choice is Yours
10 suites of 92 sqm delicately decorated with pastel green fabrics and furnished with light wood furniture. Sense the exotic charisma of one of our 4 themed suites of 80 sqm: “Frangipane” our tropical style suite; “Namaste” with its Indian touch; “Victory” the marine suite as a tribute to the historical background of Balaclava and “Savan nah” with its African flair. 1 Honeymoon Suite of 105 sqm with its huge terrace, private whirlpool and sun deck offering exclusive holidaying for the newly weds.
2 Presidential Suites
Stretch in one of our 2-storey 125 sqm suites. Master bedroom with adjoining luxury bathroom comprising of a separate shower & bathtub, double washbasins, private sauna and walk-in closet. Large lounge and guest toilet and modern equipped business study in roof top. 3 TV. A large terrace with its whirlpool overlooking the bay.
The Presidential Suite is also declined on 2 themes giving each of them its distinct character.
1 Family Villa
Comprising of 1 Privilege Room and 1 Prestige Room. The key for a luxury stay: 1 Family Villa of 160 sqm consisting of two separate sleeping rooms with terrace and private bathroom and a representative common living room with outside dining veranda.
The villa offers privacy and intimacy with its private garden, spacious terraces and exclusive swimming pool. In response to modern family lifestyle, this suite enables you and your loved ones to enjoy a real sense of personal space and total relaxation in a typical seaside atmosphere. Butler Service on request.
All suites have larger bathroom including walk-in closet; shower and separate bathtub, independent toilets with bidet, double washbasins. 2 TV. Lounge and guest toilet.
Belle Vue – Main Restaurant 730 sqm • 320 Covers
Open terrace restaurant on split-levels under an expansive wooden roof – Excellent view over the pool and the sea from all tables, our main restaurant Belle Vue has been extended to provide a more spacious buffet preparation area with live cooking stations including sushi and dim sum.
Breakfast: 07.30 – 10.30 hrs
Spacious buffet with an extensive selection of hot and cold dishes, home-made bread and pastries, tropical fruits, cereals, etc.
Lunch: 12.30 – 15.00 hrs (buffet style)
Dinner: 18.30 – 22.00 hrs
Different buffets, barbecues or theme evenings and on selected days table d’hôte menus with choice for the various courses.
Château Mon Désir
Fine Dining and Gourmet-Restaurant 650 sqm
Dining: Monday – Saturday, as from 19.00 hrs
High Tea: Monday – Sunday, 15.00 – 17.30 hrs
Brunch: Every Sunday, 11.30 – 14.30 hrs
A new mansion harmoniously integrated in the Ruins of Balaclava; our exclusive “A la Carte” restaurant overlooks the historical surroundings with its Citron River and the Turtle Bay. The restaurant’s colonial architecture and interior design is a tribute to the island’s colonial past.
It proposes a wealth of amenities, panoramic location, air-conditioned, veranda and garden lounge.
Private rooms for all types of professional or family meetings and gourmet weekends. Dining excellence with International, French and Indian Ocean delicacies.
Guests on “All inclusive” or halfboard receive a credit of Rs 1,000 p.p. for dining.
Private Dining • Family Dining • Candle Light
Dining • Receptions • Events • Wine Tasting
• Cooking Experiences
La Marée - Beach Restaurant – 265 sqm • 80 covers – Open daily
Nestled amidst palm trees and right on the beach – sample an exquisite selection of fresh seafood specialties and other grillades served in a casual and rustic atmosphere, while you marvel at a magnificent bay view. Come for breakfast, lunch or dinner – inside or on the beach.
Breakfast: As from 07.30 to 10.30 hrs.
Guests booked in our suites and villa, regular guests in Prestige Rooms and Maritim Partner card holders have the privilege to start the day on the beach with a tropical breakfast selection.
Lunch: From 12.30 to 15.00 hrs with a light selection of seafood and grilled dishes.
All inclusive guests receive a credit of Rs 400.
Dinner: Open daily as from 19.00 to 22.00 hrs where our Chef will cater for A La Carte dinners. Guest on half board or all inclusive receives a credit of Rs 400.
Quarter Deck Bar
Distinct “maritime” atmosphere in our main bar, right on the sea and poolside with incredible view over the whole bay.
Opening hours: 09.00 – 01.00 hrs (last order 00.45 hrs)
Happy Hour: 17.00 – 19.00 hrs
Snack menu: During the day available from 12.30 to 23.00 hrs
Enjoy the sight over the pool area in our open lounge for a comfortable and relaxing moment.
Opening hours: 09.00 – 01.00 hrs
Early-bird Breakfast from 04.30 to 07.30 hrs
Afternoon tea and coffee with home-made pastries; fresh crêpes from 15.30 to 17.00 hrs
Snack Menu: Available during the day from 12.30 to 23.00 hrs
Harmoniously situated amidst the palm trees, on the beachfront in our La Marée Restaurant our beach bar welcomes you to a variety of drinks, colourful tropical cocktails and coffee and tea specialities.
Opening hours: 09.00 – 23.30 hrs
Hall “Maritim” 340 sqm (max. 350 persons)
A large multi-purpose function room with its own foyer as well as an open-air terrace over-looking the bay. Fully air-conditioned.
Size: 340 sqm (17 x 20 m)
Height: 2.80 m on the sides and 4.90 m in the centre
Theatre style: 350 persons • Banquet: 220 persons • Classroom style: 150 persons • U-shaped: 55 persons
Foyer: 2 separate areas of 2 sqm each for conference management, registration, etc.
Open-air terrace, sea-facing – ideal for coffee/ tea breaks, 10 x 5m
Room “Arsenal” 20 sqm (max. 12 persons)
A small cosy air-conditioned boardroom, on the upper floor. Well suited for executive meetings.
Room “Balaclava” 25 sqm (max. 16 persons)
Executive meeting room with direct access to the business centre, fully air-conditioned boardroom with daylight.
Capacity: Board style: 16 persons • U-shaped: 14 persons
Boardroom “Terre Rouge” 53 sqm (max. 24 persons)
Executive boardroom for conferences and banquets with private garden & pavilion, fully air-conditioned with daylight.
Our sports team will be pleased to organise an individual programme on request of our guest.
Except where otherwise specified, all sports and use of sports equipment are free of charge.
Our weekly programme includes
• Boccia • Fitness • Aqua Gym • Water Polo • Beach Volley • Table Tennis • Beach Soccer • Archery • Collective Golf Lessons • Collective Diving Lessons (in the pool) • Croquet • Bike Tours (with supplement)
Open daily from 08.00 to 17.30 hrs.
A 9-hole (par 29) golf course, designed by Graham Marsh and our golf-pro. Each hole can be played from 2 different tees.
Driving net and putting green. Golf-pro available for individual lessons, beginners and advanced courses.
No green fee for hotel residents.
Clubs rental: Rs 500 per set
Private Lessons (45 mins): Rs 690 per person
Enjoy a mini golf in the shade of our century old typical Mauritian “coqueluche” trees.
Open daily from 09.00 to 16.00 hrs.
Located next to the Ruins of Balaclava on our estate, our equestrian centre shelters 8 – 12 horses and ponies.
A minimal fee will be applied for lessons in the corral and our ponies will make the joy of kids for special payable lessons.
3 Floodlit synthetic tennis courts. Rackets available from the hotel.
Sport & Wellness Club
Open daily from 08.00 to 20.00 hrs.
Located next to the pool, our 150 sqm fully air-conditioned gym is fitted out with a selection of modern equipment.
Open daily from 09.00 to 17.00 hrs.
Fully equipped for all kinds of water sports. The following water sports are available completely free of charge and are not subject to any time limit.
Activities and Facilities: Water-skiing, windsurfing, sailing (Hobie cats & Lasers), canoeing, glass ottom, boat trips, snorkeling and pedal boats
Collective lessons of windsurf are also free of charge.
Open from Monday to Saturday, 09.00 to 16.00 hrs.
Our Diving Centre caters well for those adventurous guests who want to see what’s under our warm and clear sea.
The centre is fully equipped to take 10 divers on 2 dives per day. Equipment includes tanks, regulators, masks, snorkels, fins, weight belts, wet-suits and stabilizing jackets.
The cost per dive is approximately Rs 1200.
Equipment rental: Rs 250
The Diving Centre also offers the following for a reasonable fee:
• Refresher courses 2 • Resort courses • Night dives • PADI courses.
Other Sporting & Leisure Activities (outsourced companies)
All activities and excursions can be organized and purchased on your behalf at our Guest Services Counter.
Cycling - Tours through the Mauritian country side with a guide from the hotel. As from Rs 450.
Bicycle Hire: as from Rs 350
Scooter Hire: as from Rs 750
Mountain Hiking Tours - Explore one of the peaks of the Port Louis / Moka mountain range with a guide (min. 4 pers.).Approx. Rs 790 per person
Sailing Cruises - A comfortable sailing yacht is available in front of the hotel. The programme of day cruises includes trips to Port Louis / Grand Bay, Coin de Mire and the outer islands as well as leisurely sunset cruises. As from Rs 1.000. to Rs 1.500 per person.
Big Game Fishing - A fleet of motor yachts are available for half and full day charters. Trips start directly from the hotel jetty (no transport required). The equipment on board is according to IGFA standards.Half day: Approx. Rs 20.000 – Full day: Approx. Rs 23.000
Nestled amidst the hotel’s 25 ha garden, our 3,500 sqm “Tropical Flower Spa” is an oasis of tranquility.
The soothing sounds of the waterfall’s cascading flow intermixing with the chirping of the feathered “locals” while private wellness pavilions entice guests to partake in professional applications and treatments.
Those who reward themselves with a visit to the Spa are in for something special. After an individual consultation to ascertain skin type, a mix of tropical flowers, other plants, natural oils and scents according to your selection and requirements is produced for your tailor-made masks and creams.
A variety of treatments aimed at promoting relaxation and well-being.
There is also a special room dedicated to bridal preparations – in addition to head-to-toe beauty treatments, hairdressing, manicures and pedicures, the bridal dressing rooms are comprehensively equipped to ensure everything is perfect on this most memorable day.
For all treatments and services, kindly refer to our dedicated Spa leaflet.
Our designated wedding coordinators can arrange complete wedding packages including the local formalities, ceremonies and dinners. Official formalities and religious assistance remain the key of the day and is looked after by our Wedding Coordinators.
With our interesting venues we propose the following:
• Choose a peaceful spot from our 25 hectares of tropical vegetation to get married.
• Our golden sandy beach is another option to say ‘Yes, I do’.
• For guests who prefer a covered area, Maritim Hotel has its own well decorated romantic gazebo for a special wedding.
Service from A to Z at your choice
• Location and organisation service
• Special Bride’s Dressing Rooms and wedding services available in our Tropical Flower Spa
• Flowers, bouquets and decoration by own florists and decoration team
• Individual Catering and Food & Beverage services
• Fine dining at our gourmet Château Mon Désir
• Romantic beach wedding dinner at La Marée restaurant
• Private dinner in our Wedding Gazebo
• Access our Château Mon Désir in an exceptional way: by horse-carriage ballade through our gardens or stroll through the romantic pathways along the river side or by boat trip on river Citron
• Video film and / or photographs for memories of your wedding day to be taken back home
Transfer Is Part Of The Event…
How nice to have the horse-carriage “ballade” in the gardens of the hotel after the wedding ceremony or even choose a club car transfer from your room; otherwise straight after the wedding ceremony take the boat transfer on river citron for a photo session in the Historical Ruins… or, just a romantic stroll through the nature walk…
Arrival- & Departure Lounge – A fully fledged dedicated early arrival and late departure lounge. Personal assistance by concierge. Shower facilities with up-class amenities, library, computer and free WIFI, Flat screen TV, lockers
In order to cater for families the hotel has:
• 86 Connecting rooms
• 75 Prestige rooms which can accommodate 2 adults & 2 children
• 1 Family Villa accommodating up to 6 persons
• For smaller children cots, sterilizer and bottle warmers are available on request
“Turtle Club” – Open daily from 09.00 to 16.00 hrs.
Located near the beach in the middle of a safely fenced playground, our kids club is a small house consisting of a game and TV-room, kitchenette, toilet and veranda where hostesses take care of children from 3-11 years. Games, toys, children videos. Children’s play ground. Daily children’s programme.
Baby-sitters are available on request (24 hrs notice) against a small fee.
Business Rooms / Business Centre
The hotel offers 30 business rooms in different categories, equipped with all modern business facilities (WIFI, Fax, Scanner, Printer, Copier, partly LAN).
The Business Centre offers the following facilities:
• Computer rentals (prior notice required)
• Assistance with local contacts and Government departments
• Secretary and typist facilities upon request
• E-mail and fax
• Private functions or catering
• Conference and meeting rooms equipped with high-speed wireless internet access
• Shopping arcade with boutiques
• Bicycle and moped hire
• Taxi stand
• In-house Infirmary assisted by our nurse (Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 16.00 hrs)
Accepted Credit Cards
American Express, Diners, Visa, Barclaycard, MasterCard, EuroCard, Maritim Partner Card/Plus.