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Reservation Line: (230) 696 6000

Sofitel So Mauritius Bel Ombre

The south coast of the island

The hotel can be reached in 45 minutes by car from the airport
Port Louis is in one hour ride
The nearest towns, small villages Riviere des Galets and Chemin Grenier, are in 5 and 10 minute ride respectively

The area of the hotel is 14 ha
The length of the beach is 520 m
The official opening – April 2011


Sofitel So is a boutique hotel belonging to the Sofitel Luxury Hotels group. It represents the result of collaboration of a Thai architect Lek Bunnag and a world-famous designer Kenzo Takada who created an exclusive design of the hotel. It reflects the latest trends in the architecture taking into account traditional local culture. While visiting Belle Ombre, Lek Bunnag fell in love with this place so much that he decided to insert this unique landscapes into the framework of the residential hotel area. Kenzo Takada created the interior design being inspired by the bright tropic flora and multinational population of Mauritius. He chose the hibiscus blossom as a central decorative element of the hotel. It can be seen on all decorative elements: vases, dishes, cushions, beach bags, and even on the staff uniform. These two designers created a unique atmosphere of harmony between humans and nature called Sofitel So Mauritius. The interior is made in white colors with bright green and orange accents reminiscent of colorful island landscapes. Minimalism, smooth lines, prevalence of white colors and floral motifs describe the hotel's design. In 2012 and 2013 the hotel was marked by TripAdvisor as Prix Travellers Choice.


There are 92 rooms.

They overlook the ocean and are located in several meters from the surf line. Lushury Rooms are located in a form of hemisphere towards the coastline. Beach Suites are located right at the beach. The most luxurious rooms are Beach Villas with two bedrooms. Elegant technical solutions turn different zones into single residential space. White with lime, orange, yellow, beige and fuchsia touches are the prevailed colors of the rooms and accessories designed by Kenzo. All of them have My bed Sofitel beds providing you the maximum comfort and pleasant sleep. The very soft feather bed and the bed cotton linen create a sense of sleep in clouds.


All rooms have:

Air conditioner, TV with satellite channels, interactive Internet connection (there is a keyboard), and a big collection of films with free choice of language, DVD player, iPod dock, wireless phone with voice mail, Wi-Fi available in the entire hotel. There is also a mini bar, a safe, which can hold a laptop with a possibility to charge it, a hair-dryer, bathrobes, slippers, a coffee-machine. A bathroom and a bedroom form a single space which you can separate with self-acting blinds. Butler room service is available 24 hours.


84 Lushury Rooms (60 m2) are one-room suites. The spacious terraces overlook the ocean through the park. All terraces have a table with chairs and sun loungers. There are two types of suites. The first type has a king size bed, outdoor bathtub in the terrace in front of the bedroom. The suites of the second type have two three-quarter-sized beds adjacent to each other. They do not have a bathtub in the terrace. Eight rooms of this Lushury Rooms type can be connected.

The maximum number of guests is 2 adults and a child under 12 years old on the extra bed.


6 Beach Suites (110 m2). The rooms of this category are located on the first beach line and have front ocean view. These villas have the same design and facilities as the Lushury Rooms, the only difference is a small pool of 8 m2. Two beach suites are connected with each other through the door. They perfectly suit a family with two children. This connected accommodation is called Beach Suites Family - two-room accommodation option with one bedroom for adults with a king size bed and a bedroom for children with two single beds for children under 12 years old. All villas have a special So Creation Box device, which spreads aromas depending on guests' aroma preferences.

The maximum number of guests is 2 adults and two children under 12 years on extra beds.


2 Beach Villas (200 m2). These are three-room villas with two bedrooms, they are located on the first beach line far from the other hotel buildings. Two bedrooms with the same design and facilities as in the Lushury Rooms are on either side of the central living room. Each bathroom has its own bathroom and exterior patio with an outdoor rain shower. There is a large pool of 27 m2 and an outdoor shower in the center of the terrace. The villas have their own hamam bath, a Spa and massage room, a room for yoga and meditation. Besides, there is a fully equipped kitchen. A personal butler is available 24 hours for each villa. There is a room for servants with two separate beds.

The maximum number of guests is 2 adults and two children up to 12 years old on extra beds.



Le Flamboyant for 150 seats

This is the main restaurant of the hotel. It offers buffet breakfasts from 6.30 to 10.30 and à la carte dinners in the best French traditions with Mauritius touch from 19.00 till 22.30. This restaurant is designed as a boat with bright green and blue columns in the shape of sugar cane stems which resemble masts and sail curtains which protect the inner area from the wind. Those who like eating outdoors can enjoy a cozy terrace. With bright flashes, the famous Kenzo flowers are blooming on the sofa cushions. Every evening you can listen to live music performed by local musicians and each Tuesday you can enjoy the fashion shows of local designers. It is forbidden to smoke in the restaurant.


La Plage for 40 seats

This gastronomic restaurant is located right at the beach and you can see how your dish is being cooked. The restaurant is available for lunches and several times a week for dinners. This restaurant provides beach service for the hotel's guests.



This bar is located in the outdoor pavilion close to the main restaurant. In the evenings you can hear live music here. This is the only bar on the island offering molecular cocktails. It is opened from 10.00 till midnight.



The bar is located at the beach and offers original cocktails from the chief barman. Several times a week you can attend special parties and Sega show on Friday here. The bar is opened from noon till midnight.





So Spa produces its own face and body skincare products. The Spa centre uses local plants like hibiscus and vetiver, tropical fruits to produce volatile oils which are used in creams, lotions, scrubs and masks.

An innovative line of French organic cosmetics Thémaé is used along with Spa's skincare products. In the treatment rooms you will be offered a unique international and various original massages along with face and body care services including golden needle acupuncture. There are 4 single and 2 double rooms with own bathroom, two small pools, one with hot water and another with cold water, two hamams, each for 3-6 persons with an outdoor area for relaxation, a pavilion for yoga, tai chi, qigong. The Spa centre is available daily from 9.00 till 20.00.



It offers water ski, windsurfing, canoes, pedal boats, snorkeling, tours on boats with transparent bottom free of charge. Catamaran cruise and fishing are available for additional cost. Open hours are from 9.00 to 16.30. The diving centre (PADI) is available for the hotel's guests from 9.00 to 17.00.



So Fit

The gym is equipped with TechnoGym equipment, and there is a kinesis trainer. The fitness center is open daily from 6.00 to 21.00. An instructor is available in the center from 8.00 to 20.30. There are two tennis courts close to the center. A personal trainer is available for additional cost. In the main part of the hotel you can find a pool with fresh water and a special sector for children. Bike rental is available on the site. If you want to play golf, you can go to the Heritage Golf Club. An 18-hole course is located in 2 km from the hotel.



So Kids Kids
Villa Des Infants

The club is open daily from 8.30 till 23.30 for children from 2 to 12 years old. Children up to two years old should be accompanied by a nanny who is available for additional cost. A special menu is available for club visitors. There is a children's pool in the club.




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