La Pirogue Resort & Spa
Located at Flic en Flac, on the west coast of Mauritius, La Pirogue, is contiguous to its sister resort, Sugar Beach. It is situated along one of the country’s finest beaches over one kilometre long and is nestles in a magnificent tropical garden: a remarkable palm-grove of 14 hectares pleasantly punctuated with colourful Hibiscus and fragrant Frangipani.
The airport: 55 km (+/ 60 minutes)
Port-Louis (the capital): 20 km (+/ 25 minutes)
Inspired by the famous fishing boats of Mauritius from which the resort takes its name, La Pirogues unique architectural style is enhanced in its guestrooms by the added rustic warmth of wood and thatch. The cottages, which all open privately on the resorts magnificent palm-grove of over 1000 coconut trees and on the sea, feature new warm shades and greater comfort throughout, bathroom included.
Standard - 25 m2
Superior - 35 m2
02 Royal Suites - 78 m2
Restaurants & Bars
La Pirogue is a celebration of the best in world gastronomy, with marked emphasis on demonstration, generosity and variety at its main restaurant Thatches, La Badiane and also at Paul & Virginie, around the pool and by the beach.
Thatches Seats 450 Opening Hours: Breakfast from 7.30a.m to 10.30a.m. - Dinner from 7.30p.m to 10p.m.
For a great start to the day, this spacious and tropical main restaurant on the terrace is open daily. It serves complete breakfast buffet comprising traditional English breakfast and added Creole Mauritian and Indian signature items,
Dinnertime showcases demonstrative World Cuisine for a totally new and exciting dining experience.
Paul & Virginie Seats 120 Opening Hours: Lunch from 12.30p.m to 2.30p.m daily - Dinner from 7.30p.m to 10p.m. Monday to Saturday,
By the beach, with romantic thatched dining pavilions overhanging the infinity pool against the dramatic backdrop of Le Morne Mountain across the sea, the rustic charm of the à-la carte Paul & Virginie restaurant favours warmth and intimacy. At lunchtime, , it proposes a selection of popular island cuisine, wood-fired pizzas, grilled, smoked or steamed fish, tossed salads and sandwiches. Dinner focus on seafood and healthy stir-fries. The wine list includes a variety of South African and New World wines, with a focus on great value for money.
La Badiane Seats 40 Opening Hours: Dinner from 7.30p.m to 10p.m every day except Sunday.
Adjacent to the main restaurant, the alfresco La Badiane is enriched by a spice garden whose scent and sweet perfume is a complete invigorating experience for the guests, La Badiane offers a new Mauritian dining experience with its creole fusion cuisine.
Citronella's Café Seats 120 Opening Hours: Lunch from 12.30p.m to 3p.m every day except Monday - Dinner from 7.30p.m to 11p.m every day except Sunday.
Facing the sea, between La Pirogue and Sugar Beach, guests can savour the delights of the Mediterranean sunny cuisines from tasty light snacks to the best Italian restaurants traditional dishes in the cordial warmth of Citronella's handsome dining room or in the shade of the Café's teak terrace.
Tides Seats 100 Opening Hours: lunch from 12:30p.m to 3p.m - Dinner from 7p.m to 10p.m.
Located at the beach front, this restaurant offers a world of seafood cuisine for lunch and dinner. Guests can compose their own platter from the elaborate and spectacular centrepiece counter, from fresh shellfish, mussels, oysters and a variety of handmade Sushi and Sashimi.
For lunch, Tides also prepares light poolside meals that can be ordered with refreshments from its bar. For those wanting to enjoy a meal or drink in the privacy of their own thatched umbrellas along the beach, the Beach Trolley will come their way.
Dress Code: Long trousers are de rigueur for men in the evening.
Blue Bar Seats 90 Opening Hours ; From 10a.m to 2a.m daily.
The bar offers a wide choice of contemporary tropical cocktails and rums and an important selection of beverages, liqueurs, beers and spirits of international brands, as well as delicious espressos
The Coco Kiosk Bar Seats 50.
The Coco Kiosk bar is adjacent to the pool and offers a wide variety of coladas (Pinacolada, Litchicolada, Mangocolada.) served in fresh coconuts with different style presentation as well as health line cocktails and tropical fruits.
Beach Bar Seats 75 Opening Hours: From 10a.m to Midnight daily.
Overlooking the Indian Ocean, near the nautical club, in a relaxed atmosphere with a spectacular sea-view, it offers a great drink-your-vitamins menu of fresh fruit juices, vegetable juices, milk-shakes and other beverages, as well as a superb selection of espressos. Food consists of light snacks: Mauritian snacks, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, and exotic ice-cream at lunchtime as well as pastries and pancakes for five o’clock tea.
A beach golf-cart provides refreshments from 10a.m to 5.30p.m and a pizza bike delivers pizzas on order to guest’s thatched parasols from 12.30p.m to 5.30p.m.
Well Beings & Leisure Activities
La Pirogue reasserts its vocation as a resort dedicated to the sea and to its pleasures, shared with a loved one, or with family or friends, for the most wonderful of tropical holiday memories.
The Aura experience is synonymous to its name, conveying a message of personal well-being, comfort, cocooning, pampering, and also an ethereal state of mind.
La Pirogue guests have free access to this air-conditioned, Cybex-equipped health and fitness centre supervised by competent coaches and located at Sugar Beach, a short walk away across the palm-grove. There is a charge for personal coaching. The centre also houses a hair-dressing salon, a beauty parlour, which provides beauty care and massage, for a fee, and a sauna, which is free of charge.
Dancing to the music of the resorts resident band every night and world-class themed shows several nights a week.
Swimming Pool & Spa
1 swimming pool - 1000m2
Free of charge: Kayaking, laser-sailing, pedal boats, glass-bottom-boat rides, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing (sport catamaran), aqua gym classes in the resort's swimming-pool,
For a Fee: Scuba-diving (PADI courses are also available), big-game fishing, undersea walk, parasailing, banana-boat and supertube rides.
Free of Charge: floodlit tennis courts, aerobics, stretching and yoga classes, basketball, handball, Frisbee, jogging, mini-football, mini-golf, Ping-Pong, beach volleyball, badminton.
For a Fee: Tennis balls, horse rides, mountain-biking, bocciball (chips available at a fee), Golf (with preferential green fees for Sun Card holders) at the 18-hole Le Touessrok Golf course
Sun Kids Club - For children aged 2 to 11 years. Open 12 hours a day, purpose-planned and equipped to cater for the specific needs of children on holiday, the Sun Kids Club offers numerous age-appropriate fun activities, as well as special menus, buffets and barbecues specifically prepared for the kids under the watchful eye of specially-trained hostesses.
The services of a babysitter (for which there is an extra charge) are required for 2 and 3-year-olds.
The ideal meeting-place for guests aged 12 to 17, the Teens Club organises and runs sports activities, outings, excursions and special evenings for teenagers.
Two conference rooms namely The Sesame room (250 m2) Accommodate 225 persons in banquet style and The Muscade room (315 m2) Accommodate 130 persons in banquet style.
Both rooms are equipped with CD player, flip charts, lectern, fixed microphones, multi-system video player, slide projector, overhead projector, sound system, screen, and TV monitor.
Boutiques, Secretarial services, car rental (leading credit cards accepted), dry-cleaning, laundry, film processing, foreign-exchange facilities at the reception, taxi service, doctor on call, cameraman and photographer (accredited by the hotel) for special occasions, e-mails and internet access (on request at the reception of the hotel with WIFI access in rooms).