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Discover the surrounding landscape of Mauritius

Azure waters, pristine beaches, spectacular mountains and lush parks and reserves – the diverse landscapes of Mauritius captivate all who visit. A contrast of colours, cultures, flavours and fragrances, our charming beach resort in Mauritius sets the scene for an unforgettable vacation, whether it’s a family adventure or a romantic getaway for two.

 With countless paradise beaches and bays, Mauritius offers an exciting array of water sports and activities. From diving to surfing to water skiing and beyond, there are countless ways to enjoy our waters and explore our picturesque lagoons. For the adventurous, there’s rock climbing, canyoning, sea kayaking and skydiving, plus family-friendly activities such as jeep safari trips, quad biking, hiking, dolphin spotting and wildlife tours.

 Cosmopolitan travellers will revel in Mauritius’s diverse dining and entertainment options. Destinations such as Grand Baie and the capital, Port Louis, offer a lively mix of upscale shopping, markets, international cuisine, nightclubs and beachfront restaurants and bars.

 Mauritius is also a treasure trove for culture buffs, with an intriguing colonial history told through Dutch ruins, Creole buildings, museums and centuries-old mansions. Then there are fishing villages, flower orchards, sugar cane plantations and botanical gardens to explore, with plenty of opportunities to meet friendly locals along the way. With everything from peaceful beach escapes to thrilling island expeditions, Mauritius is the perfect tropical destination.




Former colonial outpost of three different nations and home to an array of colourful cultures, Mauritius is a truly diverse destination.



Located on the sparkling north western coastline, the InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort is the perfect base for exploring the island’s attractions.



Located just 60 minutes from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and only a 20-minute drive from the capital of Port Louis.



InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort is dedicated to making each stay an unforgettable one.



Mauritius facts and figures to help you plan your trip.