Located in the North-West Coast of the Island.
Built in 2009.
Area -10 hectares.
Length of the beach – 600 m
1 hour drive from the airport and 20 minutes from Port Louis, capital city
The nearest towns- Triolet and Grand Bay
HOTEL GROUP – Intercontinental Hotels
Intercontinental hotel was built in 2009 on one of the most beautiful coasts of Mauritius. The name of Balaclava was given to this place in the XIX century by the British sailors who participated in the Crimean War, the place being alike the beauty of the Crimean landscapes. An awesomely designed hotel, using Contemporary Island inspired furnishing and quality finish natural materials. Decorated in white and various smoky shades that perfectly match with the pastel colours and green gardens, the hotel is spread over 10 hectares of land along 600 m of white sandy beach with picturesque coves and a wonderful small island just a few meters from the beach which is accessible by a beautiful wooden bridge. The resort offers a variety of different restaurants which offers a flavoursome selection of dishes. A lovely set of amenities and excellent services of Intercontinental global standard are provided to the guests, offering a wide selection of activities, luxurious accommodation, a selection of cuisines, all at a reasonable price which make this property a very attractive and accessible Resort
Total rooms : 210
All rooms have a straight or angled view of the ocean and are in cozy three-storey cottages. All 10 cottages are lcoated along the beach and are surrounded by beautiful parks. Rooms are comfortable, spacious and furnished in a contemporary style « fusion » with the use of expensive natural materials. The interior design presents sculptures and paintings of Mauritian artists. Each room has a private furnished terrace or balcony with views of tropical gardens and the ocean through huge windows from floor to ceiling for you to enjoy the beauty of the landscape and at the same time protect the privacy of the guests, thanks to a relective glass effect. All rooms provides only comfortable King Size bed.
All rooms are equipped with : telephone with direct dialing, internet connection and Wi-Fi, safe, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, satellite TV, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers. The bathroom which walls are decorated with natural stone provides you a phone, TV, separate shower and a bathtub. The delivery of meals and drinks in the room is done 24 hours and is subject to a charge for shipping. The rooms are non-smoking rooms but you can smoke outdoors, on balconies and terraces.
Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms of 56 m2 including terrace or balcony. They are located on the first, second or first floor overlooking the ocean. The suite consists of a bedroom with sitting area and a spacious bathroom with shower, bathtub, toilet and dressing. The cozy furnished terrace is convenient for breakfast in the fresh air.
Maximum occupancy – 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years on extra bed.
Deluxe Jacuzzi Room 89 m2, including a balcony and also a large terrace of 33 m2. They are located on the third floor, which ensures maximum privacy and wonderful views of the ocean. The interior of this type of room is identical to a Deluxe Room, the only difference lies in the splendid terrace with swimming pool and jacuzzi which are connected to the bedroom. This room is the perfect accomodation for honeymooners and romantic couples.
Maximum occupancy – 2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years on extra bed.
Two Bedroom Family Ocean View 72 m2, including a terrace or balcony as well as a children’s bedroom of 16 m2. They are located on the first or second floor with magnificent views on the garden and the ocean. The Family rooms is identitical to the Deluxe room which adjoins the second children’s bedroom. The nursey is equipped with 2 single Queen size beds, wardrobes and television. This type of room is an ideal accomodation for families.
Maximum occupancy- 2 adults and 2 children up to 16 years in a separate bedroom.
Presidential Suites of 300 m2. This stunning beauty of the split-level suite are located on the third floor with mezzanine. A living-dining room with a spacious terrace and a guest toilet is situated on the ground level. A huge marital bedroom is located on the second level of the mezzanine floor and includes a luxurious bathroom and two balconies. A jacuzzi is located on one of the balconies with sun loungers for sunbathing. The suite has a dominant position on the top floor, ensuring a beautiful view of the ocean through a huge two-storey windows and maximum privacy. The Suite is an excellent accomodation for couples with demanding of a comfort room.
Maximum occupancy – 2 adults 1 child up to 16 years old on extra bed or 3 adults.
SENSO 300 seats
The Senso is the main restaurant overlooking the pool and the beach. It is open daily and serves international cuisine and national dishes. Breakfast and dinner are served on a buffet menu.
VEDA 70 seats
Veda is an exclusive modern Indian restaurant located in the picturesque garden of the hotel. The restaurant offers delectable indian dishes with traditional ingredients, yet cooked with modern principles and technologies. Dinner «A la Carte », prior reservation is required.
SEGALA 80 seats
The Segala is the beach restaurant which serves Mauritian cuisine in a cool and relaxed atmosphere. Located on the shoreline, the restaurant offers an amazing view of the ocean. Opens daily for lunch and dinner - « A la Carte » menu, prior reservation is required.
NOBLE HOUSE 60 seats
The Noble House is an exclusive contemporary restaurant which serves Oriental « fusion » style cuisine. An enchantingly appointed restaurant amidst the garden next to the beach it opens for Dinner which is serve « A la Carte », prior reservation is required.
PALMS 50 seats
The Palms is a snack bar and restaurant appointed by the main pool overlooking the the beach. It is open daily and serves light lunches and snacks on an « A la Carte » menu.
TALIPOT LOUNGE BAR
The Talipot Lounge Bar is located next to the hotel lobby on the second floor, offering panoramic views of the ocean and the pool. The bar serves drinks and snacks throughout the day.
The Sugar Cane is a beach bar located at the back of the pool. Refreshments are served throughout the day.
Barracuda is the main bar located next to the swimming pool. It offers refreshing drinks and snacks. Musical entertainment and shows are organized in the evening till midnight.
The Yuj Spa is perhaps the most spectacular spa of the island. It is located in the central building of the hotel on the top floor which allows you to enjoy an amazing bird’s-eye panoramic view of the ocean. The spa offers rejuvenating treatments to maintain body shape using eastern techniques, namely the Thai techniques. The center is perfectly designed and equipped to provide high quality services to the guests. It features sauna, Turkish bath, massage rooms, 6 single rooms and two double suites, whirlpool, algotherapy, wrapping treatment room, balneotherapy, hairdresser and a beauty salon.
The boathouse offers various water sports activities including water-skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, pedalos, , snorkeling, glass-bottom boat trip, scuba diving, scuba diving lessons with test dive in the pool, sailing and deep-sea fishing.
The Kids Club opens daily for children from 3 to 12 years, located in the garden spread over 80 m2, equipped with TV room, recreational playing area and children’s kitchen. Babies under 3 years can use all facilities of the kids club only if they are accompanied by parents or nanny.
The hotel can provide a babysitter services subject to extra charges and upon request.
SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The gym is located in the main building on the top floor allowing you to have a wonderful view of the ocean during your fitness sessions. The center provides modern machines and facilities for recovery and maintains good physical shape. It provides a Pilates studio, kinesis studio, personal trainer, aerobics, sauna and Turkish bath. Guests can also enjoy aqua gyms, table tennis, tennis, badminton, beach volleyball, beach soccer or you rent mountain bikes.