5* Hotels


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.

  • Description
  • Rooms
  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Spa
  • Leisure

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.

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 cosy, MHotel 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 travellers.

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 - 10.30hrs

Spacious buffet with an extensive selection of hot and cold dishes, home-made bread and pastries, tropical fruits, cereals, etc.

  • Lunch: 12.30 - 15.00hrs (buffet style)
  • Dinner: 18.30 - 22.00hrs

Different buffets, barbecues or theme evenings and on selected days table d'hote menus with choice for the various courses.

Chateau Mon Desir


  • Fine Dining and Gourmet-Restaurant
  • 650 sqm
  • Dining: Monday - Saturday, as from 19.00hrs
  • High Tea: Monday - Sunday, 15.00 - 17.30hrs
  • Brunch: Every Sunday, 11.30 - 14.30hrs

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 Maree

  • 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.


  • As from 07.30 to 10.30hrs.

Guests booked in our suites and villa, regular guests in Prestige Rooms and MPartnercard holders have the privilege to start the day on the beach with a tropical breakfast selection.


  • From 12.30 to 15.00hrs with a light selection of seafood and grilled dishes. All inclusive guests receive a credit of Rs 400.


Open daily as from 19.00 to 22.00hrs where our Chef will cater for A La Carte dinners. Guest on halfboard 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 - 01.00hrs (last order 00.45hrs)

Happy Hour:

  • 17.00 - 19.00hrs

Snack menu:

  • During the day available from 12.30 to 23.00hrs

Pool Lounge

Enjoy the sight over the pool area in our open lounge for a comfortable and relaxing moment.

Opening hours: 09.00 - 01.00hrs

Early-bird Breakfast from 04.30 to 07.30hrs Afternoon tea and coffee with home-made pastries; fresh crepes from 15.30 to 17.00hrs

Snack Menu: Available during the day from 12.30 to 23.00hrs

Beach Bar

Harmoniously situated amidst the palm trees, on the beachfront in our La Maree Restaurant our beach bar welcomes you to a variety of drinks, colourful tropical cocktails and coffee and tea specialities.

Opening hours: 09.00 - 23.30hrs

Nestled amidst the hotel 25 ha garden, our 3,500 sqm Tropical Flower Spa is an oasis of tranquillity. The soothing sounds of the waterfall 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 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 17.30hrs.
  • 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

Mini Golf

Enjoy a mini golf in the shade of our century old typical Mauritian "coqueluche" trees.



  • Open daily from 09.00 to 16.00hrs.
  • 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 20.00hrs.
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 17.00hrs.
  • 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, glassbottom boat trips, snorkelling, pedal boats
  • Collective lessons of windsurf are also free of charge. 


Diving Centre

Open from Monday to Saturday, 09.00 to 16.00hrs.
Our Diving Centre caters well for those adventurous guests who want to see what is 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 1,200
Equipment rental: Rs 250

The Diving Centre also offers the following for a reasonable fee:

  • Refresher courses 2
  • Resort courses
  • Night dives
  • PADI courses.



Baby-sitters are available on request (24hrs notice) against a small fee.

Turtle Club

Open daily from 09.00 to 16.00hrs.
Located near the beach in the middle of a safely fenced playground, our kids club is a small house consisting of a game/TV-room, kitchenette, toilet and veranda where hostesses take care of children from 3-11 years. Games, toys, children videos. Children play ground. Daily children programme.