The Ravenala Attitude | Mauritius
Located in Balaclave, Mauritius, the Ravenala Attitude hotel offers a luxurious experience while being surrounded by breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and the mountainous landscape of the island. It is within close proximity to the widely known village of Grand Bay and the capital city of Port Louis. A blend of colonial heritage and contemporary design, the hotel displays a “no boundary” atmosphere. The flow between the inside and the outside is flawless in design as they tie together without definitive lines. Hosting an all-suite, 4 star hotel the Ravenala caters to everyone imaginable whether you are there for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. This is proven in the fact that they offer room types from a family suite to an entire “adult only” wing on the property. The Ravenala also features 10 restaurants, 6 bars and unique activities for everyone!
- Beautiful private beaches
- Land and water activities
- Ayo le Dodo (Kids Club)
- Teen’s Republic (Teens Club)
- 10 restaurants
- 6 bars & beach bars
- Spa and sauna
- Fitness centre
- Supervised entertainment
- Family suites
WHY IT’S FAMAWAY
Although the Ravenala makes sure to cater to adults with their adult only wing, they also serve their family guests in an over-the-top way. Providing suites specifically tailored to fit families of 5 that host a separate child’s room and a spacious 72m₂, the rooms are designed with families in mind! With multiple restaurants on property and the surrounding area of the resort featuring many family friendly activities you will never be bored or left wondering how to spend your day. There are many unique experiences to be had at Ravenala for everyone including 2 kid’s clubs, water activities and a nightclub.
There are many options for family fun at this property. Whether you are looking for a family day making memories or keeping the kids busy with specialized fun activities while mom and dad have a break, you are sure to find something that fits your interests.
Ayo le Dodo –A supervised area directed for children ages 3-12, this club will keep your little ones busy and entertained all day! Featuring activities that are free of charge, children will learn, grown and have fun all at the same time. Activities include: treasure hunts, shows, make-up, face painting, cooking classes, an outdoor cinema and a holiday educational workbook to keep their minds busy. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Teens Republic – Teens ages 12-18 will have a great time at the Teens Republicmaking new friends and great memories. Teens Republicis still a supervised area but the Ravenala employees are sure to do it discreetly which gives the teenagers a little more room to be themselves and not feel like they are being babysat. The area features a T.V. room, video games and internet connection. Teens will also be able to play some snooker, ping pong, sing to karaoke and enjoy the outdoor cinema. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Mocktail Workshop – Teenagers can experience the newest trend of attending a mocktail workshop. They can learn to craft Mojitos, Pina Coladas and the like while keeping it all alcohol-free.
Land and Water Activities
Keeping dry – Ravenala Attitude has plenty of outdoor activities for everyone to experience. Visit the tennis court where you can take private lessons from one of their coaches or head over to the table tennis area to enjoy some time in the sun with views of the ocean. Partake in some beach volley or the local favorite pétanque. Keep up your physique at the hotel’s gym and fitness center. The hotel also provides rentals so you can explore the beautiful island on scooter, bike or by car.
Fun in the water – Guaranteed fun for everyone! Hang out by the pool or enjoy the daily aquagym programs to get in some exercise while enjoying the water. Go snorkeling to explore the more that 430 marine species and experience the beauty of beneath the waterline. There are multiple boat options including glass bottom boats, pedal boats and canoes. Get out on the water while enjoying stand up paddling, water skiing or windsurfing. For the adrenaline junkie, you can participate in deep sea fishing, scuba diving, parasailing, water sledding or even hopping on a banana boat for a wild time.
FOOD & DRINK
Hosting 10 different restaurants and 6 bars all on property, you will never have a reason to leave the hotel! With cuisine from around the world to keep everyone satisfied you are sure to find something you love and maybe discover a new culinary experience!
Mozaik – This is the main restaurant at the hotel. Enjoy a breakfast or dinner buffet.
Madame Ming – Flavors of Asia featuring an á la carte menu.
A Tavola – An Italian eatery that offers both a buffet and an á la carte menu.
Ō –An á la carte experience on the beach providing fresh fish from the lagoon.
Lime – Located in the adult only wing, Lime serves sushi and salad in a private and intimate setting.
The Bistrot – Burgers and spit roasts in a modern and urban setting.
Riviera – A floating restaurant set over the water creates a romantic atmosphere as you enjoy seafood from the grill.
Kot Nou – Discover traditional Mauritian cuisine at this á la carte eatery.
Beach BBQ – A family friendly atmosphere with buffet style eating offering BBQ on the beach while you take in the view.
Taba-J – Mauritian street food at it’s finest. Taba-J hosts a lunch menu, tea time and snacking in between all while hanging out seaside.
Balcony Bar – Enjoy some fresh made cocktails or afternoon tea while listening to a live piano performance.
Pool Bar – Relax and lounge by the pool with a drink and enjoy the special beach menu featuring a late continental breakfast.
O Beach Bar – Rest in an adult swing located right at the bar while taking in those ocean views.
The Bistrot – Grab a cocktail and some snacks while soaking in the trendy setting of The Bistrot.
Sky Bar – Have some small bites, boozy beverages, tea or coffee while you overlook the hotel’s pool area.
After – An on-property nightclub with a bar that hosts music and dancing late into the night.
LOCATION AND TRANSPORT
Baie de Tortues, Pres de Citron River, Pres de Citron River, Port Louis, Port Louis District, Balaclava, Mauritius
Location: Balaclava, Mauritius
Distance from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport: 1 hour drive
Located along the Northwest coast of the Mauritius Island, the Ravenala Attitude is situated in the Indian Ocean and provides views of the sea, river and lush gardens. Explore the nearby landmarks and soak in the Mauritian culture.
Port Louis – Founded in 1735, Port Louis is the main port of the island. Enjoy the many shopping options, museums, restaurants and diverse culture in Port Louis. Take the time to explore the market where you will discover local foods, crafts and other artisan items. The Ravenala provides a bicycle rental for you to explore the famous capital.
Caudan Waterfront – An iconic shopping destination for both tourists and locals, Caudan is a one stop shop for any shopping addict! Seek out fashion in the specialty shops, discover local crafts in the craft market and uncover a variety of items unique to the Mauritians. Caudan also has a bookstore, cinema, casino, museums and a variety of restaurants.
Chinatown – Explore a small area located within Port Louis where people wear traditional Chinese dress and speak with a distinct Chinese accent. The area is made up of Chinese restaurants, shops and locally owned businesses.
Blue Penny Museum – This unique museum is devoted to preserving the history and arts of Mauritius. Located at the Caudan Waterfront, you will find a gallery housing a variety of rooms where you can learn all about the Mauritian history. The Blue Penny Museum is also home to 2 of the rarest stamps in the world: the 1847 Blue Penny and Red Penny stamps which were bought in 1993 for $2 million.
Mauritius Botanical Garden – One of the most popular tourist attractions is the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden. It is the oldest botanical garden in the southern hemisphere. It covers an area of 37 hectares and is known for its long pond containing giant water lilies. While browsing the gardens you will also see spices, sugar canes, ebonies and a variety of trees that have been planted by world leaders and royalty.
2 Adults 3 Children or 2 Adults 2 Teenagers and 1 child
From 249 USD
- Bathtub/shower combination
- Crib / Cot
- Air conditioning