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Area: Balaclava, North West coast Mauritius
Distance from airport: 45km, 50 minutes drive
Distance from Port Louis: 13km, 16 minutes drive
Type/Theme: Hotel - Tropical
Definition/Location: Luxury - Beach
Interconnecting rooms: Yes
Mini club: Yes
The contemporary 5-star InterContinental Resort provides a special atmosphere with the sparkling blue Indian Ocean and 600 metres of unspoilt beach as a backdrop. The 210 guest rooms vary between 56m² to 300m² and include: 140 deluxe rooms, 20 of which offer a Jacuzzi and private roof terrace; 40 Family Rooms; and 10 Duplex Ocean Suites with private hot tub, terrace and balcony which offer amazing views of the lagoon. All rooms are air-conditioned and provide internet access, a 42-inch LCD television, and 24 hour room service among many other amenities.

The InterContinental Resort offer 5 amazing restaurants: the Noble House serves Asian Fusion cuisine; the Segala Restaurant provides the best Mauritian fare with the freshest sea food of the region; Senso offers international gastronomy; Veda serves contemporary Indian dishes; and Palms offers a great selection of salads, sandwiches, paninis, fresh juices and cocktails.

For a truly relaxing experience, the resort offers guests the use of the YUJ offering more than 50 massages and treatments from around the world. The InterContinental grand ballroom has a surface area of 650m², and provides direct access to the pool, gardens and beach. It is a perfect venue for weddings, galas, corporate dinners and conferences and additionally, there are 4 fully equipped meeting rooms as well as professional staff who will take care of every detail of the planning and execution of events.

The Resort’s 210 rooms are divided into 4 categories: 140 Deluxe Ocean rooms of 56m²; 20 Deluxe Terrace rooms of 89m² with Jacuzzi and private roof terrace; 40 Family rooms of 72m²; and 10 Duplex Ocean Suites of 300m².  All rooms provide excellent amenities including a 42-inch LCD television, internet access, air-conditioning and 24 hour room service. The luxurious bathrooms feature a stone bath, walk in shower, double basin, 17-inch LCD television, and a unique bamboo garden feature.

Intercontinental Resort Balaclava Fort

There are a delightful array of restaurants and bars to choose from at the InterContinental Resort, catering for everything from casual afternoon drinks to romantic fine dining in the evening. Each restaurant provides a distinct experience with their unique environments and speciality cuisines, but all use the freshest local ingredients to create dishes that reflect the multitude of cultural influences within Mauritius. With the gastronomy on offer guests will experience the finest tastes, textures, colours and flavours from Africa, India, Western Europe and the Far East. The multiple bars around the resort full bar service available on the beach, means guests are never far from a delicious cocktail or a cold beer!

The Noble House Restaurant opens in the evening for dinner and serves Asian Fusion cuisine in a contemporary and sophisticated atmosphere right on the beach. Their specialities include: Chinese Noodles; Roasted Duck; and Grilled Prime steak served with Asian mushrooms and balsamic teriyaki sauce.

The Segala Restaurant offers some of the best Mauritian cuisine on the Island for lunch or dinner, with fresh sea food a specialty. Enjoy the relaxed ambience by the beach with music playing in the background.

Senso is the restaurant set in the main building of the hotel, serving international fare for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast buffet offers Western and European cuisine as well as some oriental specialties. For dinner, guests can look forward to authentic local cuisine as well as dishes from Europe, India and the Far East. Enjoy views of the ocean in a lively atmosphere.

The Veda Restaurant serves contemporary Indian cuisine made with traditional Indian ingredients. The sumptuously decorated restaurant opens for dinner and is located near the main entrance.

The Palms Restaurant serves lunch and dinner, and is set in the main building where you can enjoy the sea view. Their specialities include a great selection of salads, sandwiches, paninis and burgers, as well as freshly squeezed juices or cocktails.

The YUJ Spa offers a range of more than 50 treatments and therapies, including modern beauty treatments, a range of massages including Thai, Balinese, Swedish and Japanese, plus Ayurvedic rituals. The spa provides tranquil private rooms including two that are designed specially to accommodate couples and offer a sublime ocean view which adds to the air of serenity. Various amenities including yoga, a gym, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, plunge pool, hair salon, and a luxurious relaxation room are also available.
Planet Trekkers Kids Club
The Kids Club welcomes children from 4 to 12 years old. The young guests are sure to enjoy the various fun activities available in the supervised area of 80m². Amenities include a ‘Fun kitchen’, TV room, playground, sleeping area and gardens.

Water Sports
A fully equipped boat house including a 30 metre long jetty for open sea activities is at your disposition at the InterContinental Resort.
 With Supplement
Deep sea fishing
Catamaran trips
Scuba Diving

Indian Dance show
Pirate’s theme show
Sega show
Music Bands & a variety of other shows
Live evening entertainment



  • Bar(s)
  • Car Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Fitness Club/Gym
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Internet available onsite
  • Laundry Service available
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Souvenir/Gift Shop(s)
  • Spa facilities - indoor
  • Swimming Pool - Children's
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor


  • Security Guard (24 hrs)


  • Beach Soccer
  • Beach Volley
  • Boating
  • Glass Bottom
  • Laser
  • Snorkelling
  • Table Tennis
  • Water Ski
  • Windsurfing

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French