Discover the real Mauritius at SO Sofitel Mauritius, a 5-star luxury hotel on the island’s pristine south coast. Discover an exclusive collection of eco-friendly rooms, suites and beach villas, architecture by LekBunnag and interior design by Kenzo Takada.
Discover peace, intimacy, a turquoise lagoon, forests rich in flora and fauna, and activities for honeymooners, couples, families, water sports enthusiasts and golfers. Relish French know-how and Mauritian charm with refined gastronomy, state-of-the-art spa treatments, and personal 24-hour butler service for suites and villas only.
Beach & Pool
The sound and sight of water are one of the most relaxing features of Sofitel So Mauritius, creating a sense of serenity that pervades the entire hotel.
Look out over the beautiful turquoise lagoon, lapping an unspoilt beach by a gently flowing river.
The hotel’s shimmering blue infinity pool, overlooked by Le Flamboyant Restaurant, is shaped like a traditional panga knife.
Beach Suites and Villas have their own private swimming pools.
Relax with the sound of flowing water and waves lapping the reef.
The tranquil blue lagoon by Sofitel So Mauritius cries out for you to plunge into the crystal clear waters and explore the colors and beautiful fish with a snorkel… If you’d rather keep your hair dry, take a ride in a glass-bottomed boat and marvel at myriad fish darting between live corals.
At the activity center you can choose from a whole range of water-based excursions, including snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, catamaran cruises, whale watching and more.
Many water sports are complimentary for Sofitel guests, including water skiing, and some are suitable for families.
Sofitel So Mauritius is a place to relax in nature and enjoy the many opportunities that the island’s south coast promises visitors. Organize Mauritius tours, water sports, golf packages, trips to Frédérica Nature Reserve, 4 x 4 adventures, horse riding and other outdoor activities in the hotel’s activity center. A seven-day program includes complimentary sega, t’ai chi and qigong lessons.
To really feel the spirit of Mauritius, join a cookery or painting class or try your hand at making a mint or papaya molecular cocktail.
Close to Sofitel So Mauritius, an 18-hole championship golf course is tucked between sea and mountains amid a dreamy landscape of lakes, rivers and streams. The magnificent golf course, designed by Peter Matkovich, covers 100 hectares. It is technically challenging and popular with pros and enthusiasts alike. Facilities include a putting and chipping green, motorized golf buggies and golf lessons for adults and children.
Let your So Special Golf Butler plan the whole excursion and pamper you in So Swing style. Golf packages available.
Younger guests are welcome in the bright and spacious Kids Villa, with more than 60 fun activities per week for 3 to 12 year olds.
Depending on the daily program, your children might enjoy face painting, pompom making, and a range of arts and crafts including origami… There’s even an introduction to the local marine life with a ride in a glass-bottomed boat… along with the latest children’s movies. More active kids may enjoy mini-soccer, stretching, limbo dancing or traditional Mauritian dancing.
Dine in style in the chic hotel restaurant Le Flamboyant, where our chef creates tantalizing seafood dishes with French flair. Using local herbs and spices to enhance fresh, seasonal produce, he’s an expert in refined Mauritian cuisine along with vegetarian, halal, Chinese…
Savor his creations on Kenzo Takada tableware in the ocean-fronted restaurant, with its soaring thatched roof and deep blue water channels.
At night, your dining experience takes on dramatic stage effects, with soaring light columns and the sound of waves lapping the reef.
Kick off your shoes and rub your toes in the soft sand of this ocean-fronted restaurant.
LekBunnag’s chic design displays Zen-like minimalism, while Kenzo Takada’s bespoke crystal and china tableware shines with pure lines and graphic shapes. Yet a fun family atmosphere prevails in this sunny Mauritius beach restaurant, as expert chefs cook up fresh fish and seafood in the open kitchen.
As the sun goes down over the Indian Ocean, candles twinkle and you can surrender yourself to the rhythmic drumbeat of sega dancers and musicians while savoring a magnificent barbecue.
A watery theme predominates in Takamaka Bar, with its deep blue infinity pool and soaring thatched roof adding a trendy, laid-back atmosphere. Adjacent to Le Flamboyant Restaurant, it’s a welcoming venue for relaxing with friends in the sunken creamy leather seats strewn with Kenzo Takada’s brilliantly colored cushions.
Romantics may prefer the privacy of the beach-side alcoves. Urban chic meets island charm in this unique bar, with delicious tapas and signature cocktails, premium beverages and wines.
Sofitel So SPA at SO Mauritius is set in an oasis of serenity and tropical vegetation, where gentle ocean breezes calm the soul. Relax with a glass of delicious, health-giving lemongrass tea and yield to the expert hands of friendly therapists with a Mauritian massage, traditional Chinese treatment, state-of-the-art beauty treatment or perhaps acupuncture with golden needles.
Expert therapists take time to understand your needs and will even heat your treatment bed to your desired temperature. Soak up the serenity of the relaxation areas in this unique Mauritius spa.
This luxury Mauritius spa is fully equipped to pamper you on your vacation or honeymoon. So SPA boasts six treatment rooms – including two double rooms for couples’ massages – two hammams, a relaxation area with a hot and cold plunge pool, plus a pavilion for yoga and t’ai chi sessions. You can also enjoy most spa treatments in the privacy of your suite, villa or garden.
Experience the latest in French cosmetology, with organic products by Thémaé.
At SO Sofitel Mauritius, your well-being is our priority. At So SPA, trained therapists take time to understand what kind of spa treatment you want or need – there are enough options to keep you pampered throughout your stay in Mauritius. Try natural local products based on hibiscus, coconut and papaya, organic products by Thémaé, innovative anti-ageing treatments, acupuncture with golden needles…
For something a little different, there are also treatments inspired by traditional Chinese medicine, using seasonal ingredients to help balance the body’s energies.
Work out in a state-of-the-art SO FIT gym during your stay in Mauritius. It’s a relaxing, naturally lit setting for your training session.
Enjoy cutting-edge Technogym equipment, with a treadmill elliptical crosstrainer and bikes. An experienced fitness instructor can recommend various programs – and take you for an early morning jog along the beach or bike ride along the island’s south coast. Challenge your partner to a game of tennis on one of the outdoor courts and ask about tennis lessons during your stay.
So FIT is open every day from 6am to 10pm. For tennis, jogging, golf, water sports and other outdoor activities, please see the fitness instructor or your So Special butler.