African Hypoxis Body Experience
Our African Hypoxis Body Experience is a deeply hydrating treatment that eliminates toxins and stimulates the body to produce natural collagen and elastin, leaving the skin looking and feeling more radiant. The experience begins with a full body scrub made from purifying natural products. This is followed by a warming herbal masque for deep hydration, accompanied by an African foot massage or a head massage and concluded with a bathing ritual.
Renewal of Vows
Guests can celebrate their wedding anniversary with a Renewal of Vows experience at our private beach cove. After a hair and make-up session at our luxury salon, there will be an intimate ceremony where guests can read their own vows to the one they love. This is followed by a sunset photoshoot and concluded with a romantic, candlelit dinner on the beach.
Candlelit Dinner on the Beach
Guests can enjoy an inimitably romantic candlelit dinner on the white sands of Turtle Bay. Caressed by the glowing sunset and melodious with the sound of lapping waves, couples can savour international delicacies from our restaurant cartes, or dishes designed by our masterchefs especially for the occasion.
Bubbles and Bliss
Guests can treat the one they love to a romantic bathing experience accompanied by a bottle of Champagne in their private, sunken bathtub. A personal butler will draw the bath to perfection, adorn the bathroom with candles, set the music to suit the mood and leave guests to enjoy the romance.
Champagne on the Beach
Couples can start the day with a Champagne breakfast on the beach, caressed by the gentle morning sun while listening to the sound of the waves lapping the shore, or end the perfect day with a bottle of Champagne and handcrafted canapes, while watching the sun set over Turtle Bay. An unforgettably romantic experience for couples, honeymooners, newlyweds and those wishing to celebrate many years of happily married life.
Private Dinner in the Gunpowder Room
The Gunpowder Room is a national monument that dates back to 18th century French colonial times. Carefully restored to its former glory, the gunpowder room now hosts intimate, ambient dining experiences for couples. Served by a private butler, guests can savour the vibrant flavours of traditional Creole dishes, specially-curated by our masterchefs and accompanied by our homemade rum. This experience is available on Saturday and Sunday evenings.
Rich in colourful marine life, untouched coral reefs and even boasting a shark pit in the more distant open waters, Turtle Bay and the surrounding Indian Ocean are an excellent setting for an unforgettable scuba diving experience. The Oberoi, Mauritius is associated with a nearby, certified PADI dive centre, at which guests can do basic, advanced, adventure and rescue dive courses. We also offer a range of sea dives, night dives, private dives, underwater photography and dive safari trips.
Parasailing is the thrilling experience of being towed by a motor boat and gliding through the air wearing an open parachute. Starting from our private boat house on the shores of Turtle Bay, guests can enjoy bird's eye views of our luxury resort and sub-tropical gardens, the tranquil waters of Turtle Bay, Port Louis and Grand Baie, from the air.
The Oberoi, Mauritius has a private boat house located directly on the beach in front of the hotel. From here, guests can experience a range of exciting water sports on the azure waters of Turtle Bay, with our compliments.
Weekly wine tasting sessions are held in our charming Gunpowder Room, a recognised national monument that dates back to French colonial times. In this rustic setting amongst antique wine barrels, guests can embark on a unique wine journey, punctuated with entertaining stories from our in-house sommelier.
We invite guests to visit the residence of a local sculptor. His delightful gallery is filled with original clay, bronze and stone sculptures. In his workshop, under his expert guidance, guests can try their hand at making clay models of their own to take home as souvenirs of their stay in Mauritius.
Star gazing sessions are held on the warm sandy beach on Tuesday evenings. A delightful way to end the day, guests will be amazed at the clear night skies over Mauritius and delight in the visibility of countless planets and constellations, including Jupiter, Saturn, the Moon, Orion, the Great Bear and the North Star.
We offer two forms of the ancient art of T'ai Chi. Short form helps relieve arthritis and musculoskeletal pains, while long form (yang style) improves breathing, circulation and general wellbeing. Led by a professional instructor, guests can discover the benefits of these proven Chinese therapies in a gentle hour-long class on our verdant lawns, or in the calming ambience of our yoga pavilion.
Guests are invited to participate in a Hindu blessing ceremony at a local village temple. Guided by a traditional priest, guests can learn about Mauritians' profound spirituality and experience some of the rituals they practice is a part of their devout religious belief.
The island of Mauritius has a long history of sugar cane farming and consequently, rum making. The processes specific to Mauritius involves age-old artisanal techniques of grinding and pulping ripe tropical fruits and local spices, followed by a lengthy fermentation process. With a guided rum session at The Oberoi, Mauritius, guests are invited to try adding their own flavours to local rums using a variety of local ingredients including fragrant vanilla, rosy pink peppercorns, golden honey, passion fruit, ginger and lemongrass.
An intricate painting style typically used to decorate one's hands and feet for weddings and festive celebrations, henna painting is a traditional practice linked to Mauritius' Hindu spiritual beliefs. After choosing a design, guests can sit back, relax and marvel at the skilled work of the professional local artist as they create elaborate, temporary patterns on your skin.
The Hub, Kids' Club
Our supervised kids' club: The Hub, offers a range of fun games and activities for children between the ages of 4 to 12 years.
Our on-site facilities include indoor table top football, table tennis, Wii, Playstation and board games. We also have an outdoor play area with a mini bowling alley, slides, a swing and a tree house.
Daily activities range from feeding the hotel's koi fish to taking a glass bottom boat ride, snorkelling and banana boat riding. We also arrange a supervised visit to the aquarium at Point aux Piments, star gazing, henna tattoos and cooking lessons, once a week, and movie mornings, every day. Guests can rest assured that while they are relaxing by the pool, scuba diving or refreshing with a spa treatment, their little ones are having the time of their lives, making friends and happy memories at The Hub at The Oberoi, Mauritius.