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Located at Flic en Flac, La Pirogue, on the west coast of the island, is contiguous to its sister resort, Sugar Beach. It is located along one of the country's finest beaches of immaculate white sand over one kilometre long and nestles in a magnificent tropical garden, a remarkable palm-grove of 14 hectares pleasantly punctuated with colourful hibiscus and fragrant frangipani.

 

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La Pirogue Hotel

 

La Pirogue Hotel

 

Accommodation

La Pirogue Hotel

 

Cottage

Cosy and full of warmth, the one-floor individual cottages nestle amid colourful splashes of hibiscus and frangipani in the 14 hectares palm-grove and open privately on the garden and the Indian Ocean.
They are grouped in small villages laid out in an arc. Each cottage houses one Superior or two Standard guest-rooms. There are also two Royal Suites, each in a more spacious cottage of its own.Basking in light and the warm shades of coral and vanilla, the guest-rooms provide all the comfort one might wish for on a relaxed holiday, including a furnished private terrace from which to savour the most beautiful sunsets. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

 

Standard Rooms

The cottages are grouped in small villages laid out in an arc.There are 200 Standard guest-rooms of 25 m2 each, some communicating, which is ideal for families.Bathed in light and warmth, with fragrant frangipani flowers delicately disposed here and there and ceiling fans with large blades of marine wood, the guest-rooms and their terraces are an invitation to lazing about and day-dreaming.
(The bedrooms are equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning and feature two single beds, or one double bed, with a built-in drawer. Equally light and airy, the bathroom has been redesigned, with separate bath, shower and toilet. Socket (110/220 volts) for electric shaver and hair-dryer. Mini-bar and facilities for making tea and coffee. Electronic safe, satellite TV (with international programmes in English, French and Italian), cartoon channel, teletext information system, and telephone with IDD. Laundry, dry-cleaning and pressing (subject to extra charge)

 

 

Superior Rooms

The 46 Superior guest-rooms, of 35 m2 each, are grouped in 5 small villages immediately fronting the Indian Ocean. Each occupies a cottage by itself and can accommodate a family of four (provided the two children are under twelve years of age) thanks to a sofa-bed or two convertible armchairs.
(The bedrooms are equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning and feature two single beds, or one double bed, with a built-in drawer. Light and airy, the bathroom has been redesigned, with separate bath, shower and toilet.Socket (110/220 volts) for electric shaver and hair-dryer. Mini-bar and facilities for making tea and coffee. Manual safe, satellite TV (with international programmes in English, French and Italian), cartoon channel, teletext information system, and telephone with IDD.

 

Royal Suites

Located in the northern part of the resort, the two 78-m2 Royal Suites: Bougainvillaea and Flamboyant, each occupy a larger cottage. At once very private, with their own private garden, and close to the heart of the resort, they open onto the palm-grove and the sea. Superbly appointed in the refined and elegant Asian style furniture, they are particularly bright and pleasing, with a large bedroom and separate lounge and dining-room. The terrace offers a privileged upfront view of the magnificent beach and crystal-clear sea. Fruit basket on arrival, bright-coloured bouquets and harmonious arrangements of frangipani flowers (The hushed and luxurious atmosphere enwraps you the moment you step in. A comfortable lounge, a dining-room for four. A secretaire, satellite TV, a hi-fi system with an assortment of CDs, a toilet for visiting guests.Among the bedroom's features: an elegant and inviting ottoman, a dressing table, a naval writing-case, a dressing-room, an electronic safe, and satellite TV with DVD system. Everything here has been designed for the guests' absolute well-being. The fine bathroom features a bubble pool and a separate shower, immaculate bathrobes, and bouquets of heady-scented petals.)

 

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Standard Room

 

Bath in light and the warmth with fragrant frangipani flowers delicately disposed here and there, and ceiling fans with large blades of marine wood. The guest rooms and their terraces are an invitation to lazing about day dreaming. Some are interconnection rooms ideal for families.

Capacity:

3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 18 yrs

Area:

25m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Bed or Twin Bed

Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Built-in drawer
  • Mini-bar
  • Safe
  • Television set with satellite channels
  • Telephone with international direct dialling (IDD)
  • Equipment for making tea and coffee
  • Furnished private terrace
  • Room service operates 24 hours a day.

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with bath
  • Separate Shower & toilet
  • 110/220-volt socket for electric razor
  • Hair-dryer
  • Kimono
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap
  • Towels

 

 

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Superior Room

 

The Superior rooms are grouped in a small village immediately fronting the Indian Ocean. Each can accommodate a family 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old thanks to a sofa bed and two convertible armchairs.

Capacity:

3 Adults or 2 Adults + 2 children under 12 yrs or 2 Adults + 1 teen under 18 yrs

Area:

35m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Bed or Twin Bed

Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Built-in drawer
  • Mini-bar
  • Safe
  • Television set with satellite channels
  • Telephone with international direct dialling (IDD)
  • Equipment for making tea and coffee
  • Furnished private terrace
  • Room service operates 24 hours a day.

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with bath
  • Separate Shower & toilet
  • 110/220-volt socket for electric razor
  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap
  • Towels

 

Royal Suite

There are two Royal Suites, each occupying a larger cottage. At once very private, with their own private garden and close to the heart of the resort, they open onto the Palm grove and the sea.

Superbly appointed in the refined and elegant Asian style furniture, they are particularly bright and pleasing with a large bedroom and separate lounge & dining room. The terrace offers a privileged upfront view of the magnificent beach and crystal clear sea.

 

Capacity:

2 adults

Area:

78m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Bed or Twin Bed

Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Built-in drawer
  • Mini-bar
  • Safe
  • Television set with satellite channels
  • Telephone with international direct dialling (IDD)
  • Equipment for making tea and coffee
  • Furnished private terrace
  • Room service operates 24 hours a day.

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with bath
  • Separate Shower & toilet
  • 110/220-volt socket for electric razor
  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap
  • Towels
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Garden Suite

 

Location: Ground floor

View: Sea-facing

Capacity:

2 Adults + 2 Children

Area:

103m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Size bed or Twin beds

Services

  • Telephone
  • With international direct dialling
  • Fax on request
  • Individual Safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • LCD television (satellite channels)
  • DVD player
  • WIFI

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with shower and separate toilets
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Bathtub
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Children bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap

 

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Senior Suite

 

Located on the ground or first floor with a private staircase leading to the beach. Features a living room opening onto a terrace. The bedroom has a sea-facing bathroom and walk-in wardrobe.

Capacity:

2 Adults + 1 Child

Area:

115m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Size bed or Twin beds

Services

  • Telephone
  • With international direct dialling
  • Fax on request
  • Individual Safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • LCD television (satellite channels)
  • DVD player
  • WIFI

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with shower and separate toilets
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Bathtub
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Children bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap

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Presidential Suite

 

Spectacular Suite located on the second floor. Features a spacious living room, two bedrooms and two lavish bathrooms with ceiling skylight. Also features a spacious terrace with dining and sunbathing areas. Panoramic views over the ocean and gardens.

Capacity:

2 adults + 2 children OR 4 adults

Area:

178m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Size bed or Twin beds

Services

  • Telephone
  • With international direct dialling
  • Fax on request
  • Individual Safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • LCD television (satellite channels)
  • DVD player
  • WIFI

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with shower and separate toilets
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Bathtub
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Children bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap

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Royal Suite

 

The ground level features a large living room opening onto a wooden deck, a swimming pool with integrated whirlpool and a gazebo. The upper level features one bedroom equipped with a private hammam. On the top floor, the master bedroom opens onto a terrace and features two walk-in wardrobes and a bathroom with sea view.

Capacity:

2 adults + 2 children OR 4 adults

Area:

300m²

Facilities:

Bedding

  • King Size bed or Twin beds

Services

  • Telephone
  • With international direct dialling
  • Fax on request
  • Individual Safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • LCD television (satellite channels)
  • DVD player
  • WIFI
  • Private pool
  • Outdoor shower
  • Hammam
  • Gazebo

Bathroom amenities

  • Bathroom with shower and separate toilets
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Bathtub
  • Bathrobe & slippers
  • Children bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Bath amenities
  • Shower cap

 

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Activities & Facilities

 

Everything in La Pirogue's exceptional natural environment makes it a paradise for outdoor activities and pursuits big and small, in the sea as on land. The vast, inviting crystal-clear expanse of sea between the beach and the protective barrier reef in the distance. Its comfortable temperature all year round. The multitude of multicoloured fish to discover in it and the moderate, sail-friendly trade winds above it. The big blue Ocean beyond, with its exciting big-game and scenic underwater riches. The long white-sand beach for intense games of beach volleyball or mountain-bike outings. Even the palm-grove for a leisurely game of pétanque in the shade of the coconut trees.

 

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Watersports
In the vast turquoise stretch of sea between the beach and the barrier reef, guests can learn and indulge in all manner of water sports. Facilities include kayaks, water-skiing, Pedalcraftes, lasers, snorkelling, windsurfing, glass-bottom-boat tours, hobie-cats and surfvision. At the immense swimming-pool, moreover, guests can partake in aquagym. All these activities are free of charge. Also worth discovering, subject to extra charge: undersea walks, parasailing, big-game fishing, scuba-diving, Super Tube, and towed banana-boat rides. Giant-catamaran outings to Coconut Island and Ile aux Cerfs and cruises to the islands off the northcoast, submarine dives, and dolphin-discovery excursions to mythical Tamarin Bay are also chargeable. More information at the resort.

 

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Big-game fishing
Fancy the rush of adrenalin that comes with catching marlin, bonito or yellow-fin tuna, and perhaps even seeing your catch add to the number of world records already held by Mauritius? The Black River Fishing Centre, one of the island's most famous big-game-fishing operators, beckons for a thrilling adventure on board one of its superb cruisers manned by professional skippers and equipped with state-of-the-art gear and 30-, 50-, 80- and 130-lb lines. Fishing expeditions last between half-a-day and a day. This is a chargeable activity. Bookings at the resort.

Scuba Diving
Gorgeous and teeming with fish, the coral ocean depths off La Pirogue and around Mauritius contain a number of celebrated diving sites. Professional instructors from one of the island's best diving clubs are on hand at the resort to teach beginners and take them through their paces, starting from basics in the swimming-pool. Exciting discoveries await certified divers too: among them, a number of historic wrecks, the amazing Sharks' Cave and the impressive Cathedral. The night dive is an experience not to be missed.
PADI-certification possible. Scuba-diving is a chargeable activity. Package rates available for 1 to 6 dives. Equipment supplied

 

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Land sports
With our enthusiastic and dynamic team of sports coordinators, there is a host of land activities to discover. Between the magnificent palm-grove and the beach, you will be spoilt for choice: discovery tours of the west coast on mountain-bikes or horseback, tennis, golf (all of these are chargeable, though tennis only partly so - see Tennis); and basket-polo, badminton, beach volleyball, aerobics, croquet, frisbee, jogging, mini-football, mini-golf, pétanque, table-tennis, and volleyball (all of which are free of charge).
Arrangements can also be made for quad-biking and karting (both chargeable activities) in the context of excursions in the vicinity of Port Louis.

 

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Tennis
There are 7 tennis courts between La Pirogue and the neighbouring Sugar Beach Resort, for tennis fans to fully indulge their passion. One of the courts can also be used for basket-ball and hand-ball. Use of the courts is free of charge. There are also excellent professionals on hand to provide individual coaching to both children and adults and to give guests a game or serve as their playing partners. The pros' services are chargeable; package rates are available for lessons. There is equipment available (rackets free of charge, balls for a fee) for those who have not brought their own. Tennis equipment and clothing can also be purchased at the Tennis Shop.

 

Golf
La Pirogue has a mini-golf for children or aspirant golfers. For keen golfers,Le Touessrok Golf Course, one of the very finest in the world, beckons on Ile aux Cerfs. Designed by world-famous golf star Bernhard Langer and - a world first - occupying its own idyllic island in the turquoise bay of Trou d'Eau Douce off Le Touessrok on the est coast, this exciting new 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course welcomes La Pirogue's guests at preferential rates. Access to the course is by boat (a five-minute crossing) from One&Only Le Touessrok.

 

Horse-Riding
The Riding Club is located just opposite the resort. It offers 45-minute rides along the beach - an exquisite experience on the immaculate sand early in the morning. The horses are ex-racehorses, splendid South African thoroughbreds all. For children, the Club offers well supervised 30-minute pony-rides around the resort. This is a chargeable activity.

 

Fitness Center
Access to the Centre, which is located at Sugar Beach Resort a short stroll across the palm-grove, is free of charge. The Centre is fitted out with state-of-the-art Cybex gym equipment. Guests can train on their own or, subject to extra charge, under the supervision of competent trainers who are on hand to devise tailor-made programmes and monitor progress, on request. The Centre's offering also includes aerobics, group gym-initiation sessions, and stepping and stretching.

 

Beauty
The Sugar Club's beauty institute provides all well-being and beauty treatments - all subject to extra charge - for a truly rejuvenating experience. Treatments include therapeutic massage (spa-relaxation, aromatherapy, shiatsu, reflexology etc.), body care (manicure, pedicure, waxing, etc.), and facial care (nutri-vital and revitalising masks, etc.). Just relax and let our beauticians' gentle and expert hands do the rest.
Then treat yourself to a sauna (free of charge). Our hair-dressing salon's specialists are on hand to take care of your hair, whatever your age or gender. Among the salon's services: shampoos, hair-care, hairstyling and haircuts, tinting and henna.

 

Shopping
guests of La Pirogue are given a Privilege Card on their arrival. This card entitles them to considerable benefits, including discounts in the Managed By One&Only resorts' shops and in numerous commercial establishments around the island.
Mauritius has earned quite a reputation for the exciting shopping opportunities it offers. So, treat yourself and your loved ones by making the most of the advantages the Privilege Card confers upon you (please refer to page Privilege Card below). La Pirogue's boutiques propose a variety of gift ideas, including La Pirogue-branded clothing and other souvenirs as well as duty-free jewellery.
Many of the island sight-seeing tours on offer at the resort make provision for shopping time and even include visits of manufactures of such articles as ship models, all manner of clothing, Persian rugs, jewellery, and cut diamonds in their schedule. There are car-rental and Tour Operators desks in the Hotel lobby. Taxi service 24 hours a day

 

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Evening entertainment
Mauritians are excellent musicians and singers, and séga, the country's emblematic dance, frenetic in its rhythm, sensual in its movements, colourful in its expression, and showcased in La Pirogue's Séga Evening, complete with traditional instruments (triangle and ravane) is an experience not to be missed under the stars.
There are also a number of variety shows, notably Zenfan des Iles (literally, children of the islands, meaning island-born), Africa Diaspora, and Salsa Carnival; and, of course, the resort's resident band for dancing till the small hours of the morning, every night.

 

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Fun Kids Club
Open twelve hours a day, the Fun Kids Club provides facilities and numerous fun activities specifically designed to cater for the needs of children on holiday. The kids are organised in age groups, with activities to match. For those aged 2 to 4, for instance, the range includes Pedalcraft, glass-bottom-boat outings, learning to dance the séga, and playing "Find The Dodo". For the 5- to 7-year-olds, it's snorkelling, swimming-pool, mini-Olympics...
And for the 8-to-11 age group, it's water-polo, tennis lessons, kayak, water-skiing, windsurfing, etc. Educational excursions are organised for all groups, as are special games and mini-events, such as crab-catching on the beach, underwater-life discovery, treasure hunts, hair-tinting, decorative painting, etc.
Special menus, buffets and barbecues are prepared for them (subject to extra charge) and they can even pitch in personally by preparing their own pizza - under the chef's watchul eye, of course.

 

Teens Club
The privileged meeting-place for 12- to 20-year-olds, the Teens Club proposes fun activities specially organised for its guests: mini-golf, soccer, beach volleyball, introduction to scuba-diving (these are free of charge), and climbing, horseback outings, catamaran excursions to see the dolphins, quad-biking, karting, and parasailing (subject to extra charge). A discothèque opens on special evenings.
Sight-seeing tours of Mauritius are also organised. The young ones will appreciate their autonomy and the fact of being able to enjoy their holiday away from their parents, but always in the professional care of friendly coordinators.

 

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Restaurant & Bar

 

From the lavish buffets of Thatches, the main restaurant, to romantic dinners under the thatch-tops of Paul et Virginie's Dining-islets overhanging the infinity pool, the food experience at La Pirogue is an exciting voyage of discovery through the flavours of the world, with a unique emphasis on demonstration, generosity and variety.

 

Thatches
Completely redesigned and now more spacious and tropical, the main restaurant, Thatches, provides a great energy-and-vitamin start to the day with its copious and appetising breakfast buffets in its Dining-room opening onto the garden or overlooking its decorative pool.
In the evening, from 19h30 to 22h00, Thatches showcases demonstrative World Cuisine for a totally new Dining experience, with six themed live-cooking stations: a stir-fry and fresh-noodle station; an Indian station with its tandoor oven for traditional local cuisine; a huge salad station; a fresh-pasta and pizza station; a grill-and-tepanyaki station; and a multitude of desserts as well as an Ice-Cream Bar to complete the array.

Paul & Virginie
Immediately fronting the Indian Ocean, the renovated Paul et Virginie Restaurant has enhanced its romantic appeal yet further with the cosiness of small thatch-roofed Dining pavillons overhanging the new infinity pool. At lunchtime, from 12.30 to 14h30 everyday, it offers delicious authentic local cuisine as well as a whole range of exotic preparations of Mauritian Creole dishes, smoked marlin with heart of palm, sea-bream in lime sauce, tandoori lamb, grilled crayfish, and traditional 'kulfi' ice-cream, to name but a few.
In the evening as from 19h30, its offering is more sophisticated, with a focus on seafood and healthy stir-fries, grills and smoked dishes: smoked marlin with heart of palm, tandoori fresh-water prawns, grilled crayfish, prawn-and-chicken curry, and excellent desserts. The wine list includes a variety of South African and New World wines. Not to be missed under any circumstances: the weekly Seafood Extravaganza evening with its barbecues and séga, and the Crayfish Dinner.


Beach restaurant and bar set under a magnificent Badamier tree.
Bar open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lunch: "A la Carte" from 12.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Le Bar
Located off the main restaurant, Le Bar Terrasse welcomes you for a cooling drink or sundowner in the most chic environment.

 

Citronnella's Café
Facing the sea, between La Pirogue and Sugar Beach Resort, guests can savour the delights of the Mediterranean's sunny cuisines in the cordial warmth of Citronella's Dining-room, with its fine wrought-iron tables, or in the shade of the café's teak terrace.
The mouth-watering offering ranges from tasty light snacks to traditional dishes worthy of the best Italian restaurants, including giant prawns in Espeletta chilly pastry, crayfish-bisque lasagne, grilled crayfish with Mediterranean sauce, braised knuckle of lamb, and tiramisu. Open for lunch from 12.30 to 3pm every day except Monday, and for dinner from 7.30 to 11pm every day except Sunday.

 

The Blue Bar
Located at the heart of the resort, next to Thatches, the main restaurant, the Blue Bar, with its blue-granite décor, electric-blue lighting, and tropical, contemporary blue cocktails, is the privileged core of the resort's nightlife and entertainment.
A must for savouring known cocktail recipes or the barman's latest creations and for getting the best view of the evening's show.
An impressive selection of drinks, spirits and liqueurs of international brands is on offer everyday as from 10h00.

 

The Beach Bar
Overlooking the beach, the wood-and-thatch Beach Bar offers the best panorama in the resort: the sea's superb palette of blues with the mountain scenery of Black River Gorges and Le Morne in the background.!
It is a great meeting-place for enjoying excellent health and well-being cocktails, vitamin-packed with 100% fruit or vegetable juices.
Also on offer: a selection of excellent rums, punches and other alcoholic drinks, as well as a light menu including Mauritian dishes, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, and exotic ice-cream. Open from 10h00 to midnight

 

Pool-Side & Beach Service
At the swimming-pool an à-la-carte menu is available from 12h30 to 17h30 including pizzas, various salads, pancakes, ice-cream, and, of course, cakes for traditional five-o'clock tea.

For those enjoying a well-earned spell of total relaxation on the beach, a golf-cart proposes refreshments from 10h00 to 18h00 and pizzas served under guests' thatch-parasols as from 12h30.

 

 

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