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    Mauritius - North West Coast

    When can I go?

    9 January 2018 - 15 April 2018


    7 night discounted holiday at the Intercontinental

    What’s included in the deal?

    Return flights to Mauritius Return resort transfers 7 nights accommodation in a Deluxe Room Breakfast & dinner daily All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimated)

    More Info

    30% Early Bird Discount - Book and pay 30 days prior to departure FREE Wi-Fi throughout the resort Upgrade to All Inclusive from R4 490 pp

    Airfare Surcharges & Conditions

    A supplement may apply for travel during peak season up to 17 January, and between 28 March - 9 April, 22 June - 16 July & 28 September - 8 October

    Terms & Conditions

    Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation. Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included. Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations. Rebooking and cancellation fees apply. All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified. Standard terms and conditions apply.

    Pricing From

    Base Price: ZAR 16 225 p.p.s
    Package Taxes: ZAR 3 815 p.p.s
    Total Price: ZAR 20 045 p.p.s

    Cape Town
    Base Price: ZAR 17 365 p.p.s
    Package Taxes: ZAR 3 940 p.p.s
    Total Price: ZAR 21 305 p.p.s

    Base Price: ZAR 16 955 p.p.s
    Package Taxes: ZAR 3 815 p.p.s
    Total Price: ZAR 20 775 p.p.s

    Why we like it

    Love to wake up to a view of the sea? Then this resort is for you.

    Situated on the North West coast, the InterContinental has nothing but rooms that look out onto the sea. Great for families – the kids stay for free and the family rooms are two bedroomed with a separate room for the little ones, giving you both privacy and space.
    A variety of packages lets you choose from half-board or all inclusive, and with four restaurants to choose from, you’ll find something to tempt you. Can’t choose between a Drink and a swim? Easy, head for the swim-up bar. Bored in the evenings? Nightly entertainment creates a great atmosphere and there is a vibey social scene at the bar.


    North West Mauritius, Balaclava.


    InterContinental Mauritius features 210 immaculately designed guest rooms.
    Every room has been designed and decorated to draw your attention naturally to the glorious ocean views.

    140 Deluxe Ocean Rooms (Size: 56 m²)
    Located on either the ground, 1st or 2nd floor offering ocean views .

    20 Deluxe Terrace Jacuzzi Rooms (Size: 89 m²)

    Located on the 2nd floor with views of Ocean, these rooms are specially designed to offer the height of relaxation. The covered terrace features a whirlpool bath.

    40 Family Rooms (Size: 72 m²)
    Consisting of two bedrooms, you’ll have plenty of space for everyone to enjoy!

    10 Presidential Ocean Suites (Size: 300 m²)

    Spacious and luxurious, these outstanding Suites are an elegant refuge in an island paradise! With two terraces and a whirlwind pool, they’ll ensure you get the absolute most from your Mauritius vacation.


    •  Cable / Satellite TV
    •  Coffee & tea maker
    •  Mini Bar (Minibars are filled on request only)
    •  High-speed Internet Access
    •  Work Desk w/ Lamp
    •  Direct dial phone
    •  Phone with voice mail
    •  Two-Line phone
    •  Bathtub, with separate shower
    •  Hair dryer
    •  Individually controlled air conditioning
    •  In room safe
    •  Internet


    Noble House
    Noble House is our Asian Fusion restaurant serving Asian food in a modern and elegant atmosphere. Our chef offers creative presentations made with authentic Asian ingredients and spices. Try the Chinese Noodles, Roasted Duck or Grilled Prime steak served with Asian mushrooms and balsamic teriyaki sauce. The bar features an extensive wine list and special Asian style cocktails.
    Services: Dinner

    Segala offers the best Mediterranean cuisine and the freshest seafood from the region from its stylish perch by the beach. Background music complements a lunch of lobster or king prawns. The bar offers a wide variety of wine, non-alcoholic cocktails and classic cocktails.
    Services: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Senso is a pleasure for all of your senses. With a large variety of speciality dishes from around the world, this is truly a unique international buffet. The breakfast buffet features Western and European dishes, with some Oriental specialities in colourful setting that sets a cheery mood for the day. At dinner expect authentic regional cuisine as well as dishes from Europe, India and Asia.
    Services: Breakfast & Dinner

    Veda is our contemporary Indian restaurant serving traditional Indian ingredients in modern dishes. The fusion dishes are sure to please as much as the view of the garden. Complement your meal with a selection of special Indian-style or traditional cocktails.
    Services: Dinner

    Palms is the place for a great selection of salads, sandwiches and lighter options for the health-conscious. Located by the main pool, you can enjoy a Panini burger, a fresh-squeezed juice or cocktail without venturing far from your lounge chair

    The restaurants have distinct environments and specialize in different cuisines, but
    all use the freshest local ingredients to make dishes that reflect the multitude of cultural influences that reside in Mauritius.

    Half board includes

    • Breakfast and dinner
    • Dinner can be enjoyed at either Senso (buffet) or set menu at Segala, Veda or Noble House (Rs 600 credit per adult will apply if ordering a la carte)
    Full Board includes
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Dinner can be enjoyed at either Senso (buffet) or set menu at Segala, Veda or Noble House. (Rs 600 credit per adult will apply if ordering a la carte)
    • Lunch can be enjoyed at Sugarcane restaurant
    All Inclusive includes
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • Dinner can be enjoyed at either Senso (buffet) or set menu at Segala, Veda or Noble House. (Rs 600 credit per adult will apply if ordering a la carte)
    • Lunch can be enjoyed at Sugarcane or Segala restaurant

    Angsana Yui Spa based on the use of aromatherapy, the therapeutic sense of touch, a fusion of techniques from the East & West to refresh and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. Equipped ocean facing gymnasium. Steam bath, whirlpool, cold pool & Sauna.

    Open: 09h00 - 20h00. Daily activities include: painting, drawing competition, kayak & pedalo, leaves & vegetables printing, musical Game, scavenger hunt, marble game, T-shirt painting, face painting, shells painting, beach painting, kite making & flying, jungle gym, etc. Children between age 4 to 12 years will be pampered by our attentive attendants in the separate "Tico” kids club featuring: fun kitchen, TV room, playstation, sleeping area, playground & toys, club is under video surveillance & only ladies-allowed policy.
    Baby-Sitting. on request and at a cost.

    Complimentary in lobby and rooms.

    WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES(some at a supplement*)

    •  Pedal Boats
    •  Kayaks
    •  Laser
    •  Windsurfing
    •  Glass Bottom Cruise
    •  Snorkelling
    •  Water Skiing
    •  Scuba dive centre
    •  Music bands & a variety of other shows
    •  Live evening entertainment
    •  Outdoor heated pool
    •  Tennis court
    •  Fully equipped gym with sea view
    •  Outdoor pool
    •  Table tennis
    •  Beach soccer
    •  Beach Volley

    All information in this fact sheet is applicable from 1 November 2017 to 31 October 2018.


    Friendly, inviting and relentlessly beautiful – welcome to Mauritius! Beaches, temples, lagoons, rainforests, reefs, waterfalls, shopping, dining… Mauritius has it all. For the adventurous and active, the array of options is endless; from scuba diving and snorkelling to sailing and deep sea fishing, or water-skiing and parasailing, kite surfing and yoga, quad biking and horse riding – you name it, Mauritius has got it.


    Mauritius was a Dutch colony in the 1600’s until it was occupied by the French in the 1700’s and then it became a British Colony in the 1800’s. It gained independence from Britain in the late 1960’s after almost 200 years, and finally became a Republic in 1992.


    Due to its multicultural diversity, Mauritius boasts a number of spoken languages. With immigrants from Africa, India, France, the UK and China, there is a vast mixture of cultures, languages and traditions. Both English and French are generally accepted as the official languages (with French being the most dominant), and Creole being the most commonly used language on the street.


    The island is blessed with a tropical climate and is a fantastic year-round destination. Temperatures range from the low to mid-20s°C in the cooler months (April to October), up to the late 20s°C and early 30s°C during the gorgeous summer months from November to March.


    Mauritius is 2 hours ahead of South Africa


    The monetary unit is the Mauritian Rupee (Rs) which is divided into 100 cents. Major currencies such as US Dollars and Euros, and even South African Rands, are accepted in most hotels and by many vendors. You don’t need to schlepp to get forex before you travel to Mauritius, you can literally convert Rands to Rupees on arrival at the airport or simply draw local currency at an ATM.


    Mauritius has an impressive array of activities available – from exhilarating zip lining to cultural temple visits. Of course, it’s also very important to factor in plenty of time to soak up the sun around your hotel pool. If you are looking for more than the beach, look at what is in store for you:

    • Deep Sea Fishing – Mauritius is a paradise for deep sea fishing - the ocean is 70 metres deep one kilometre away from the coast. Species include the blue or black marlin, all types of sharks, yellow tuna, the Bonitos, barracuda and more. Huge fish like the Blue Marlin roam the seas and hunt around the island from November to April. Mauritius holds several world fishing records. Fishing boats can be hired from almost all hotels.
    • Spa and Wellbeing – If you’re looking for some pampering be sure to visit the spa found at most hotels where you can put yourself into the capable hands of experts and allow yourself to be carried away by your senses (you deserve it)!
    • Golf What could be more pleasant than being on holiday on a dream island whilst having the opportunity to improve your golf skills? Some excellent golf courses including Heritage Golf Club at Bel Ombre, Ile Aux Cerfs Golf Club, Tamarina, the Links and Legends courses at Belle Mare Plage and Four Seasons Golf Club at Anahita
    • Shopping - The Island’s reputation as a shopping paradise is enhanced by the diversity and quality of shopping opportunities. From sophisticated shopping centres to small craft shops and bustling market stalls, there is something for everyone. Whatever happens, you can’t leave Mauritius without a sega outfit and at least one frangipani hair clip!
    • Scuba Diving and Snorkelling – Mauritius is fantastic for diving all year round. A barrier reef encircles almost the entire island which creates a shallow lagoon reef, making it particularly good diving for beginners. On the other side of the barrier reef, caverns and crevasses as well as a bunch of ship wrecks will delight the more experienced divers out there.
    • Nightlife - Most hotels in Mauritius offer nightly entertainment but for those seeking a little more, there is lots of fun to be had on the island. The nightlife scene of Mauritius entices with beach clubs, happening nightclubs, casinos, bars & pubs with live music, and even laid back lounges.


    • As a guide, the maximum weight for checked luggage is 20kg in economy class and 30kg in business class
    • Your hand-luggage should not weigh more than 6kg and needs to be small and compact
    • Take along your best beach and casual wear, perfect for the day
    • The dress-code for dinner is usually smart casual and gents are required to wear long trousers
    • Sunglasses and suntan lotion are a must
    • Don’t forget any medication that you might need, and be sure to pack it in your hand luggage
    • Chargers for all your devices (it’s a good idea to take along a few movies on a tablet or something similar as the English TV channels in your hotel may be limited)
    • Swimming shoes and goggles
    • Mosquito repellent
    • A hat or cap
    • And for whatever you leave behind, take it as an opportunity for some retail therapy. Mauritius is a living and working island so you will be able to get most things you might need. In fact, you won’t regret a trip to the shops or markets.


    • Pack a change of clothing in your hand luggage in case of baggage delays (and a spare cozzie so at least you can have a swim when you get to your resort)
    • Clothing creases less if rolled in a sausage shape when packed – so roll, don’t fold
    • No sharp objects are permitted in your hand luggage (yes, tweezers are sharp!)
    • Travel insurance is a must. If you can’t afford it, you can’t afford to travel!
    • Travelling with kids – please check that you have all the relevant documents including unabridged Birth Certificates.
    • Put electronics, medication, toothbrushes and jewellery in your carry-on bag
    • It’s often a good idea to let your bank or credit card company know that you’re going overseas
    • Be patient, be flexible, be spontaneous and have the best time ever!