For an exotic dream vacation away from the ordinary, head to the Sofitel So Mauritius. Located in the midst of a deep blue lagoon and enveloped by lush vegetation, there is no other place in the world quite like it.
At the Sofitel So Mauritius, Thai architect Lek Bunnag's incomparable architecture is heightened by high-class designs from fashion designer Kenzo Takada. Smack dab in the middle of nature on a wide open beach, the cleverly designed hotel combines elegance and modern living that mesh perfectly with the beautiful surroundings. Nearby are historic monuments and tourist attractions as well as leisure activities including golf and kite surfing.
The property has 92 brilliant suites and villas, comprised of 84 suites, six beach villas and two Beaulieu villas, each with private garden or pool. The suites and villas offer stunning views of the surrounding natural wonders that compliment the high-class French style of the hotel and the signature Mauritian hospitality.
The Beach Villa is designed for families, with a king-size bed, area for children with single beds and a private garden. It features sea views and a plunge pool, complementary WiFi access, iPod docking station, and amenities designed by Kenzo Takada.
To get a taste of the local fare, head to La Plage. The beach restaurant faces the lagoon and serves up Mauritian specialties, including tapas-style dishes as well as a bar that serves creative cocktails. At Le Flamboyant, Mauritian-inspired cuisine meets French with local produce. Or kick back and gaze at the Indian Ocean with a drink and light bite at trendy Le Takamaka. If you don't want to leave your suite, room service is available 24/7.
For the ultimate in relaxation and well-being, Sofitel So Mauritius is home to So Spa and So Fit, which use techniques and traditions from all over the world to help guests unwind and feel good. Using gold needles for acupuncture, and local fruit and herbs, the experts at So Spa will soothe your aching body. At So Fit you will find the latest fitness equipment and all the inspiration you need to work out surrounded by the gorgeous beauty of the property.
At the Sofitel So Mauritius the welcoming staff will ensure that your every need is met as you indulge in the island's cultural riches. French accents abound, from the elegant cuisine to the exceptional design of the hotel. All you have to do is enjoy.
Sofitel So Mauritius Royal Road, Beau Champ Bel Ombre Mauritius (+230) 605/5800 Sofitel.com