Sofitel So Mauritius

Lush vegetation, a turquoise lagoon, a quietly flowing stream: Sofitel So Mauritius, located on the wild south coast of the island, brings you to one of nature's finest settings, on a wide open beach but surrounded by unspoilt nature. Soothing, elegant and naturally sophisticated, this resort's attentively luxurious service will make your stay unforgettable.

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GEO Information

The resort is located only 45 minutes by car from the international airport, spread across 34 acres on the coastline of the striking Savanne region.

  • Introduction

    This tropical oasis fuses the designs of Thai architect Lek Bunnag with exclusive interior decor by Kenzo Takada, creating a contemporary aesthetic surrounded by the exotic beauty of nature.

    The practically untouched south coast of Mauritius is the setting for this spectacular hotel. Dive into the turquoise lagoon, admire the sparkling river or sip a cocktail on the beach as the stars begin to emerge from the dusky sky.

  • Restaurants & Bars

    Sophisticated French cuisine and the best fusion dishes from around the world can be discovered at the Sofitel So Mauritius. Whether it's an informal lunch on the beach or a romantic a la carte dinner overlooking the incredible infinity pool, you'll be thrilled by the quality and creativity of the cuisine.

    Le Flamboyant

    Surrounded on all sides by water, the stunning 1,500sqm restaurant makes for a memorable dining experience. The thatched building overlooks the long pool and lagoon which is spectacular by day and unsurpassable at night when it is lit up by hundreds of blue-hued LED screens. The incredible setting is the perfect complement to the outstanding French and Mauritian fusion cuisine.

    Le Takamaka

    The trendy venue, overlooking the Indian Ocean, is the perfect place to enjoy light snacks and drinks from around the world.

    La Plage

    Overlooking the lagoon, this beachside lounge-style restaurant offers delicious seafood and Mauritian cuisine and tapas-style snacks.

    La Plage Bar

    Classic and unique cocktails are expertly blended by the bartender at La Plage Bar, or a range of other beverages are also available. There's lounge entertainment and a DJ in the evening.

    in-Villa Dining

    Have a selection of hot or cold dishes delivered to your room at any time of the day or night to enjoy in your stylish living area or exclusive outdoor space.

  • Activities & Recreation

    A range of free watersports and beach activities are available to enjoy in the sunshine. Tennis facilities are also provided. You can have a friendly game or choose to refine your technique with the help of an instructor.
    If you would like to venture slightly further afield, a host of beautiful natural wonders will unfold before you, such as Morne Brabant UNESCO World Heritage site.


    • 520 Metre Beach
    • Infinity Pool
    • Children's Pool
    • So Kids Mini-Club
    • Fitness Centre
    • Boutique
    • Meeting Room
    • Wheelchair Access

    Water Activities

    • Underwater Activity Centre
    • Kayaking
    • Sailing
    • Waterskiing (Near the Hotel, with Supplement)
    • Kite Surfing (Near the Hotel, with Supplement)

    Land Activities

    • Fast Court Tennis
    • Cycling
    • Golf (near-by)
    • Scooter Hire


    • Picnics
    • Morne Brabant
    • Ile aux Benetiers
    • Nature Reserves

    Near-By Attractions:

    • Cascade Chamarel
    • Grand Bassin

  • So Spa

    The contemporary-looking So Spa combines ancient knowledge with the latest in French cosmetology.

    Spa treatments include the signature Hibiscus Therapy as well as the use of Cle des Champs and Celine's Acupuncture Face Lift using gold needles.

    The indoor and outdoor areas are filled with tranquillity and light.

    Spa Facilities:
    • 6 Care Rooms
    • 2 Private Hammams with Exfoliation Rooms
    • Outdoor Treatment Room
    • Yoga/Tai Chi/Qi Gong Pavilion

    Spa Treatments

    The signature 90-minute Hibiscus Therapy uses the beautiful and fragrant emblem of the resort in the treatment. It begins with a facial followed by a body scrub and concludes with a full-body massage.

    For a truly indulgent experience, try the 30-minute Aromatic Bath. The treatment begins with a natural scrub made of spices, flower seeds, salt, rice powder, papaya and mango; followed by a body wrap using spices, coconut flower seeds, papaya and mango.

    Celine's Acupuncture Face aims to offer a ‘natural facelift' through the use of gold acupuncture needles by a trained Chinese acupuncturist. It visibly improves the condition and tone of the skin.

  • Weddings

    Dreams are made of the ingredients Sofitel So Mauritius has to offer. Exchange your vows on the long beach at sunset, or amidst the tropical gardens and hibiscus flowers. The resort is the epitome of sophistication and chic. The staff will guide you through the process and ensure that your every wish is catered for.


    So Spa

    The architecture and design alone makes the spa worth visiting, but it's also an excellent place to relax and recharge. Beauty treatments are also available. You'll not want to leave such a magical and tranquil place.


    Awards & Recognition

    It will come as no surprise that the Sofitel So Mauritius is an award-winning resort. Amongst its official recognition is a TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice Award 2012 and a nomination for Mauritius' Leading Hotel in the World Travel Awards.


Rooms & Suites

All of the villas are detached single-storey constructions in order to ensure that guests will experience the ultimate in privacy and seclusion. Private gardens and plunge pools/swimming pools are just two of the highlights of the luxurious amenities.

Inside the beautiful villas, a stylized interpretation of exotic hibiscus flowers, the symbol of the Sofitel So Mauritius, have been weaved into the designs of tableware, vases and other room features by famous designer Kenzo Takada.

Villa Beaulieu

The large 27sqm pool is the jewel in the crown of the stunning 200sqm Villa Beaulieu. Take a refreshing dip in the pool under the starlight and listen to the leaves gently rustling in the sea breeze. Room Features include: ~ 24 Hour Personal Butler Service ~ Large Pool ~ Private Hammam ~ Sofitel MyBed Concept with King Size Bed and

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Beach Villa

Gaze across your private garden at the glittering lagoon, as the sun beams down through the trees. The Beach Villas are just steps from the ocean, at 100sqm or 110sqm with an alcove for two children under twelve. Room Features include: ~ 24 Hour Personal Butler Service ~ Pool ~ Sofitel MyBed Concept with King Size Bed and Twin Beds ~

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Prestige Suite

Relax in an outdoor bathtub on your patio, filled with bubbles surrounded by the gentle murmur the sea. The Prestige Suites are in perfect harmony with nature, offering attractive living spaces both indoors and outdoors. Room Features include: ~ 24 Hour Personal Butler Service ~ Plunge Pool ~ Sofitel MyBed Concept with King Size Bed/Twin

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