Mauritius has a very wide range of activities available for our guests.
Activities with no additional cost:
Kayaks – launch from the hotel beach and explore the coral reef in front of your room. There are plenty of fish colourful corals and even turtles to see just a short paddle from the beach.
Stand Up Paddle – basic paddle boards are free to use and great for flat water paddling around the lagoon. Performance boards for wave riding Small Reef and Manawa are available for hire at the hotel.
Pic Ollie Jacobs
Windsurf Boards – Beginner windsurf boards are free and included in all our packages with the hotel. More high performance boards for higher speeds and wave riding are available for hire.
Snorkelling – equipment is free to use in front of the hotel. Explore the corals and wildlife of the lagoon right in front of your hotel room
Free Intro Scuba Lesson - Take the first few steps into learning to Scuba!
Gym – a well equipped gym is free to use and included in all our packages.
Spa – book the spa and steam room to unwind and soften the muscles after a long session on the water. Free for hotel guests
Pool – Riu Creole has a choice of two large pools with associated bars. Riu Le Morne has another two pools to relax in.
Yoga – daily yoga classes are included with your hotel stay: relax, stretch and clear the mind.
Games and Entertainment – The Riu Hotel staff organize games and entertainment each day – Live music around sunset; cabaret and theatre entertainment after dinner, and games round the pool throughout the day.
Mountain Walk – Climb the famous Mt Brabant behind the hotel. The World Heritage area is sure to provide excellent views and challenge your legs.
Activities for additional cost.
Wildlife Park – Walk with the lions, and enjoy up close and personal with loads of other beautiful animals. This activity is very popular with all visitors to Mauritius.
Dolphin Swim – this rare opportunity that almost guarantees swimming with playful dolphins is not to be missed. Take an early start to the day and spend it with a pod of dolphins.
Surf – There are loads of good surf breaks around this Indian Ocean island, but there isn’t much need to leave Le Morne – Our friends at the Ion Club will arrange a short boat trip for you to enjoy the local breaks, or paddle out if you’ve got your fitness up.
Scuba – The local scuba centre has a choice of dives around the south west of Mauritius – all of them will impress. All our packages include a free scuba diving lesson in the pool for first timers.
Whale Diving - Dive with the biggest boys and girls of the ocean. Incredible experience highly recommnded!
Scenic Drives – take a taxi or hire car for a drive around the island for some great scenery, cultural sights and a greater appreciation of the island and its people.
Kite the East or North – there are lots of other places to kite in Mauritius. The east has big wide lagoons with stunning blue waters. The North also has some great spots.
Game Fishing – our fishing specialist partners will make sure whatever the fishing you want, they’ll get you to the action. Whether it’s jigging or big game fishing, you’re sure to enjoy the experience.
Markets – Experience the local shopping extravaganza at Port Louis. Be impressed by the fresh fruit and veg displays – be less than impressed by the displays of (sometimes) fresh meats.
Quad bike – Get down and dirty with an off-road Quad bike session.
Zip lining – zig zag the zip line across the canyon at Casela.
On days when there is no wind we explore the jungles and some pretty amazing waterfalls.
Local Bars and Nightclubs
On occasion we explore a nearby bar or restaurant - Mauritius has quite a happening night life! This photo is from Big Willies - very friendly staff, and a happening dance floor after 9pm!