Very Good 1451 Reviews
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What We Love

  • Kenzo’s flamboyant touch is everywhere
  • 24-hour So Special butler service is included for Beach Suite and Beach Villas and for a supplement in Lushury rooms
  • Lushury rooms are large and start from 646 square feet
  • Show your wedding certificate at check-in and receive these honeymoon extras per couple: a VIP welcome, a SO Spa treatment each, dinner on the beach with a sabrage ritual and a SO gift designed by Kenzo Takada

What To Know

  • Book excursions well in advance
  • Evening entertainment can be on the quiet side but the resort puts on special events and hosts DJs from time to time
  • WiFi is free


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Eco friendly
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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A luxury modern resort with impressive fashion credentials on Mauritius’s untamed south coast.

The Look

Zany: Designed by Thai architect Lek Bunnag and Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, the 34-acre resort is home to a floating spa, a moated space age restaurant and a knife-shaped swimming pool with views of the booming surf from the tip.

Bed and Bath

Lime-colored leather beds, shiny limestone surfaces and tropical accents set the tone in the spacious guestrooms. All feature private gardens leading down to the white sand beach, and they’re teeming with technology: Press a privacy button and a screen descends from the ceiling, dividing the bed and bath areas. The bathrooms are stocked with Kenzo products and feature indoor and outdoor waterfall showers, and beyond the patio doors, sunken tubs fringed by exotic greenery beg to be lounged in for hours.


Asian-inspired restaurant Flamboyant is perched on a moat and glows with floor-to-ceiling blue lamps; overlooking the pool, it serves French/Mauritian fare (curried ruby snapper, croaker fish). Beachfront La Plage is a good spot for lunch (seared gambas, catch of the day). There’s also a gym, tennis courts and a kids club on-site. Thémaé products are used in the hillside So Spa, a small but perfectly designed space where the signature treatment is acupuncture using gold needles.

How to Get There

SO Sofitel Mauritius
Royal Road
Bel Ombre, 61008 Mauritius


4.5 Very Good 1451 Reviews
So Excellent.
Reviewed 7 hours ago

Not satisfied with the options provided by our travel agent, we decided to do the research our selves and were so glad we did, otherwise we would have missed out on this great hotel. Everything was just perfect, from the moment we arrived, where we were greeted by Pradeep at the welcome area. We were taken to our room (Lushury Room 211), where check-in was done swiftly, in comfort of the room. The room itself was spacious and beautiful. There is an outdoor shower and an out-door relaxation tub. The hotel grounds and beach area is well maintained, with plenty of relaxation loungers. We had dinner at the Flamboyant restaurant. Meals was well presented and delicious. Breakfast was equally impressive and tasteful. There was freshly sliced fruit in our room, upon our return from a day excursion, to which we received a note on top of our safe, advising we'd left it open, they closed it on our behalf and we can obtain a secure unlock code from guest services. Last but not least, on our last night, turn-down was done with starry night light. We would like to give a special mention to Lachmi and Priya, from guest services, AJ from guest relations & experiences and Dipika from Flamboyant restaurant. A VERY special thanks goes to Girish at the bar. He makes the most amazing cocktails I've ever had. I had every mojito on the cocktails menu, as well as a few other cocktails. This was an amazing holiday, thanks to everyone, who is so friendly, upbeat and helpful at So Sofitel. If we could award your friendliness and services with 6 stars, we would!

So Satisfied
Reviewed 2 days ago

A big thank you to the whole team of So Sofitel for an amazing weekend and for pampering me with a yummy birthdaaay cake. 'So satisfied' !!
Looking forward to be back there soon..

Bonne continuation :)

Great Hotel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really loved staying at So Sofitel. The check-in procedures were unique and speedy as I was driven straight from the car park to my room in the hotel's buggy car, without going through reception. Very calm and quiet atmosphere. The breakfast and dinner buffet were really nice, with a good choice to choose from. A la Carte lunch was excellent! Staff were very nice and friendly. Room was clean and spacious. This is one hotel I would definitely love to go back to. Thank you for the complimentary late check-out!

So great
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love my weekend at so sofitel, so welcoming with their guests. Good personal services. So calm and peaceful ideal for couples. Perfect beach view, so greenish. I really enjoyed my stay. See you soon.

Mr Bader
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks all people in mauritius they are very friendly and kind and i love the place and i want to come back again i want thank you for. Special thanks to Thimal, sendu and AJ and mevina and melissa girish, arvin and joan