Sofitel SO Mauritius personifies new vision of luxury set in lush natural landscape
Infused with the spirit of its location, each of the luxury Sofitel hotels is a stunning blend of modernity, elegance and comfort, and offers a genuine experience of French elegance and the best of local culture. After offering the French luxury culture to India with its Sofitel Mumbai BKC, the luxury hotel chain managed by Accor, Sofitel has now opened its doors for its new Sofitel SO Mauritius, a hotel that personifies a new vision of radically contemporary luxury and architecture set in a lush natural 34-acre landscaped park. Fundamentally different, unique, and totally original in style, this new Sofitel SO Mauritius is a radiant oasis where Thai architect Lek Bunnag’s inimitable architecture is enhanced by exclusive designs from fashion designer Kenzo Takada. This new Sofitel address actually comes to meet the demands of a sophisticated clientele who appreciate authenticity and refinement, and looks for an exotic dream vacation.
The luxury hotel Sofitel SO Mauritius’s ensemble is in close resonance with the congenial melting pot of Indian ad Creole cultures and colorful and authentic surroundings. Nature and gardens, architecture and design, gastronomy and perfumes, plus a wide variety of activities, all combine to make a stay in the Sofitel SO Mauritius, far from bustle and stress, comfortable and relaxing.
Location: On a 34-acre domain bordering a 520-meter white sand beach, Sofitel SO Mauritius is located on Royal Road Beau Champs, 0 Bel Ombre, the most protected region of Mauritius. And, it’s just 2-min away from Heritage Golf Club
Interestingly, two years ago, on this particular spot there were only sugarcane plantations and a wild expanse of nature, but now stands Sofitel SO Mauritius, a hotel which has been designed on a human scale.
Accommodation: This ‘petite’ resort offers 92 impressive suites and villas, comprising of 84 suites, 4 beach villas, 2 beach villas family and 2 villas collection, and Beaulieu villas exclusively designed by Kenzo Takada are hidden away in the luxuriant tropical vegetation.
Ensuring complete seclusion, all suites and villas are detached and single storey, boasting individual gardens, outdoor plunge pools, private swimming pools for the villas, patios with open air showers, and superlative comfort with highest quality amenities which includes king size bed, plush bathroom, dressing room, mini-bar, espresso machine, WiFi, LCD TV, as well as 24/7 personal butler service.
The designer Kenzo chose the hibiscus,a Mauritian garden flower as the symbol of Sofitel SO Mauritius.
With a dazzling view of the gardens and the turquoise lagoon, guests make their way along a path of flowering hibiscus and bougainvillea. En route, they cross the Belle Riviere, passing sugarcane thatched buildings that house the restaurants and bar, So Spa and its yoga pavilion, So Fit pavilion, Villa des Enfants, infinity pool and lot more other attractions.
Restaurants and Bar:
To satisfy all kinds of gourmet tastes, guests can chose between two of the exclusive restaurants; the La Plage and the Flamboyant.
Restaurant la Plage proposes a menu which is remarkable for its fresh flavours, spot-on savours and exquisitely simplicity, along with an emphasis on home-grown Mauritian vegetables and fish, and locally-fished sea food.
Whereas the principal hotel restaurant, the Flamboyant boasts 1,500 sq. mt of dining area which is entirely surrounded by water, overlooking a long pool and the lagoon, beneath the 17-meter thatch roof, the highest on the island. It offers the finest French and Mauritian specialties. While the neighboring Le Takamaka bar is alive to DJs music mix, along with cocktails.
Sofitel SO Spa
From the very conception of architecture, designer interior treatments, delightful fragrances, hotel signature scent, and cosmetic products; at the Sofitel SO Mauritius, everything actually combines to render the well being experience. Further, the treatment menu in the spa is enriched with innovative products and exclusive treatment protocols based on the Claret Coquet method.
Also, the specially trained staff carries out a diagnostic for personal treatment, while the acupuncture specialist providing the acupuncture natural lifting therapy with golden needles.
To the delight of nature lovers, Sofitel SO Mauritius overlooks Mauritius’s most beautiful landscapes, including the Morne Brabant which is a strange mountain in the shape of sugar loaf, a protected Unesco World Heritage site which towers above the coastline, and rocky isles, lagoon, local villages near the Bel Ombre and the Baie du Cap.
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