The 21 Best Conference Venues in Mauritius

December 19, 2023

by Conor Walsh & Mahider Tadesse

Discover the perfect blend of business and tropical bliss at Mauritius’s top conference destinations. 

From the vibrant heart of Port Louis to the serene shores of Beau Champ, each locale offers unique venues, state-of-the-art facilities, and the opportunity to unwind amidst breathtaking natural beauty. 

In this quick guide, we’ll introduce the 21 best venues across the island. 

But if you still need help picking the right one, get in touch. Our local events team in Mauritius can guide you through every step of the process. 

 

Port Louis and Surrounds

Mauritius’s capital is an ideal location for international conferences and events, offering a rich selection of venues and convenient access from the SSR International Airport. 

Port Louis also offers a dynamic backdrop with its bustling waterfront and iconic Central Market. Attendees can immerse themselves in the city’s cultural tapestry, perhaps extending their stay to savor local flavors at myriad eateries or unwind at nearby powdery beaches.

 

1. Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel

  • 105 sleeping rooms
  • 9 meeting rooms
  • 225pax cocktail-style capacity 
  • Location: Caudan Waterfront

 

Located at the heart of Mauritius’ bustling capital, Port Louis, the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel offers a harmonious blend of modern luxury and Mauritian culture. 

Overlooking the serene Caudan Waterfront, the hotel boasts state-of-the-art conference facilities ideal for international events. Participants will appreciate its proximity to cultural attractions and shopping hubs. Post-conference, they can unwind in sophisticated rooms, indulge in the hotel’s gourmet restaurants, or stroll along the waterfront. 

 

2. Trianon Convention Centre

  • 1 meeting room
  • 3000pax theater-style capacity 
  • Location: Quatre Bornes

 

The Trianon Convention Centre stands as a premier event venue in Mauritius. 

With its expansive, modular spaces, the Trianon can effortlessly accommodate events of varying scales, from intimate gatherings to grand international conferences. Equipped with top-tier audiovisual technology and professional catering services, it promises a seamless event experience. 

The central location between Port Louis and the airport ensures easy accessibility, while the surrounding landscapes offer a tranquil backdrop for any occasion.

 

3. Voila Hotel

  • 6 meeting rooms
  • 90pax theater style largest capacity
  • Location: Bagatelle Chantenay

 

The Voila Hotel epitomizes contemporary elegance suitable for business travelers and event organizers alike. 

Its boardroom, designed for focused meetings and small-scale events with up to 14pax, offers a sleek and modern setting, with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment ensuring optimal productivity. 

Beyond the boardroom, your participants will relish the hotel’s chic ambiance and proximity to one of Mauritius’ major shopping malls. 

 

4. Hennessy Park Hotel

  • 108 Sleeping rooms
  • 13 meeting rooms
  • 400pax cocktail-style capacity 
  • Location: Ebene, CyberCity

 

Positioned in the dynamic Ebène CyberCity, the Hennessy Park Hotel effortlessly fuses urban sophistication, functional design, and Mauritius’s rich cultural heritage. 

The hotel’s Backstage Lounge offers a distinct evening vibe, with regular live music in a chic ambiance. The innovative Sushi Quorum Bar presents an avant-garde take on classic dishes. And for wellness fans, the I Spa Fitness & Wellness Club is a relaxing oasis. 

 

Turtle Bay and Surrounds

Minutes from Port Louis, Turtle Bay’s protected coastline is dotted with world-class resorts that cater to corporate functions and intimate private events.

Participants can enjoy plentiful water sports and world-class leisure activities or bask in the stunning ocean views. The historic Balaclava ruins and the lush Pamplemousses Botanical Garden provide unique experiences for relaxation and team-building excursions.

 

5. Maritim Resort & Spa, Mauritius

  • 272 Sleeping Rooms
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • 1750pax theater style largest capacity
  • Location: Turtle Bay

 

The Maritim Resort & Spa offers a unique beachfront with historic ruins, a lush tropical garden, and touches of the past dotted throughout its modern luxury. 

Their state-of-the-art meeting rooms, from the intimate Flic en Flac to the grand Balaclava, cater to diverse event needs, each providing a window to the island’s natural splendor. Unique horse riding experiences along the beach and a mesmerizing tropical flower spa elevate the Maritim from a nice and functional venue to an unforgettable event destination. 

 

6. The Ravenala Attitude

  • 272 Sleeping Rooms
  • 7 meeting rooms
  • 800pax cocktail style largest capacity
  • Location: Turtle Bay 

 

The Ravenala Attitude seamlessly blends rustic riverfront charm and modern comfort in a stunning location on the Balaclava River. 

Their unique Culinary Voyage’ takes guests on a gastronomic journey across ten distinct restaurants, celebrating global flavors with a Mauritian twist. Perfect for a pre-event icebreaker or post-event wind-down.

Meanwhile, meeting planners will be enchanted by the R Bar, a floating venue that takes brainstorming sessions to new limits. 

With water sports, a spa oasis, and delightful boutique island experiences, The Ravenala Attitude offers a captivating location for a conference or event.

 

7. The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius

  • 190 Sleeping rooms
  • 5 event rooms
  • 4 breakout rooms
  • 300pax theater style largest capacity
  • Location: Turtle Bay

 

Perched on the edge of the mesmerizing Turtle Bay, a protected marine park in Balaclava, The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa encapsulates the serenity and allure of island life. 

The resort, spread across 10 hectares, fuses Mauritian design aesthetics with Westin’s signature elegance. Each room and suite provides a sanctuary of rejuvenation, with private balconies and terraces affording panoramic ocean or garden vistas. 

Standout features include the resort’s state-of-the-art conference facilities and the idyllic beachfront – which turns any event into an unforgettable soiree. 

 

8. InterContinental Resort Mauritius

  • 210 Sleeping rooms
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • 500pax theater style largest capacity
  • Location: Balaclava

 

The InterContinental Resort Mauritius is a symphony of luxury, comfort, and indigenous allure, commanding a prime spot along the pristine shoreline of Balaclava Bay.

The resort offers spacious and elegantly appointed accommodations and bespoke meeting and event spaces that effortlessly balance functionality with Mauritian flair. The ‘Ballroom’ and ocean-facing ‘Beach Pavilions’ transform any event into a lavish tropical affair. 

In-house guests can indulge their senses at the award-winning spa, explore the resort’s gourmet restaurants, and spend time with family at a dedicated kids’ club.

 

9. Le Meridien Ile Maurice 

  • 261 Sleeping rooms
  • 8 meeting rooms
  • 550pax theater-style capacity 
  • Location: Plaine Magnien

 

At Le Méridien Ile Maurice, Mauritian charm meets avant-garde design. 

The resort boasts one-of-a-kind conference and event spaces, suitable for intimate gatherings and grand receptions. Notably, the ‘Pillay Ballroom’ exudes an elegant ambiance, perfect for meetings and soirées, while open-air venues cater to events that blend with the sea breeze. 

Almost every room and suite offers breathtaking views of the shimmering turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean for participants staying at the resort. For total relaxation, the adults-only Nirvana wing is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of a busy event.

 

Southeast of the Island

This corner of the island, home to the tranquil Mahebourg and the iconic Île aux Aigrettes, offers a glimpse into the soulful history and natural splendor of Mauritius. 

The region’s proximity to the SSR International Airport adds convenience, while its unspoiled landscapes promise a retreat that balances business with the quiet of Mauritius’s less-trodden paths.

 

10. Holiday Inn Mauritius Mon Tresor

  • 1 meeting rooms
  • 4 board rooms
  • 2 conference rooms
  • 300pax cocktail-style capacity 
  • Location: Plaine Magnien

 

Strategically positioned a stone’s throw from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, the Holiday Inn Mauritius Mon Trésor offers an oasis of modern comfort with a twist of island luxury. 

Conference facilities include the expansive Athena room and the more intimate Areas. Every space comes equipped with cutting-edge audiovisual tech and dedicated support. 

A highlight that sets this hotel apart is its Sky Lounge rooftop, offering panoramic views of the azure skies and surrounding nature, perfect for evening cocktails or networking. 

 

Wolmar

Wolmas is known for its upscale resorts and idyllic beaches, such as the famous Flic-en-Flac. 

Participants can engage in team-building activities on the soft sands, join sunset cruises, or find inspiration amidst the calm of the Casela Nature Parks’ rugged beauty. 

 

11. Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa

  • 193 Sleeping rooms
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • 350pax reception style capacity 
  • Location: Wolmar

 

The Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa is an event planner’s dream – with over 452 square meters of versatile event space. The grand ‘Sugarcane Ballroom’ provides an elegant backdrop for large gatherings. Outdoor options like the ‘Beach Pavilion’ offer an al fresco setting, adding a touch of the tropics to any event. 

Accommodations epitomize opulence, with each room and suite framing a spectacular ocean view and sun-drenched beaches just beyond.

Throughout the resort, participants and guests will enjoy the high standards you expect from the Hilton brand, including exceptional service and world-class cuisine. 

 

12. Sofitel Mauritius L’Imperial Resort & Spa

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • 1 board rooms
  • 250pax theater-style capacity 
  • Location: Wolmar

 

The Sofitel Mauritius L’Imperial Resort & Spa beckons event participants with its fusion of French luxury and local allure. 

The event spaces here challenge convention. The Imperial Salon isn’t just a venue, but a theater of ideas, fostering creativity amidst elegant decor. Meanwhile, the Jacaranda Gardens outdoor setting will bring any event to life – a serious conference or a get-together with old friends.

Event participants can make the most of dedicated catering services or sample one of the resort’s five restaurants. Or they can disappear to the expansive SoSpa – a sanctuary of tranquility offering treatments and therapies that embrace indigenous traditions. 

 

Southwest 

Framed by the dramatic Le Morne Brabant and bordered by emerald forests, this region boasts luxurious resorts equipped for upscale conferences and retreats. Expect panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, eco-adventures at the Black River Gorges National Park, and deep-rooted history at the Le Morne Cultural Landscape. 

 

13. Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort

  • 181 Sleeping rooms
  • 3 meeting rooms
  • 400pax theater and stand-up reception style
  • Location: Bel Ombre

 

Situated on Mauritius’s serene southern shores, the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort offers modern conference facilities in stunning natural beauty. 

The Celebration Pavilion is perfect for grand galas, with space for up to 400 pax. The three meetings, each hosted in an intimate beachfront cabana, offer a unique setting for workshops, meetings, off-sites, and much more. 

Meanwhile, Outrigger Mauritius’s unique experience will leave participants raving about your event for years: whether it’s a private moonlit dinner on the beach, a rejuvenating Navasana Spa session, or an interactive Mauritian cooking class. 

 

14. JW Marriott Mauritius Resort

  • 172 Sleeping rooms
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • 2 breakout rooms 
  • 120pax cocktail-style capacity 
  • Location: Le Morne Peninsula

 

Nestled on the renowned Le Morne Peninsula, the JW Marriott Mauritius Resort is an emblem of luxury, its historical charm marrying seamlessly with modern elegance. This majestic resort boasts a location steeped in cultural richness, against the backdrop of the iconic Le Morne Brabant Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The resort’s conferencing facilities include a grand ballroom accommodating up to 360pax, perfect for lavish conferences or sumptuous banquets. Several smaller meeting rooms, like the Hibiscus and Orchid rooms, present flexible layouts for seminars and workshops. Each space is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology for a flawless presentation experience.

Just down the road, The Heritage Golf Club is an award-winning 18-hole championship course designed by renowned architect Peter Matkovich. Delegates can easily transition from a day of meetings to an afternoon on the greens, enjoying the picturesque views of the lagoon and the lush mountains. 

 

Northeast

Notably quieter than the bustling west, Mauritius’s northeast offers private beaches and exclusive retreats – perfect for high-level gatherings and undisturbed strategizing. 

Attendees can explore the historical charm of Pamplemousses Botanical Garden or delve into watersports in the emerald lagoon of Poste Lafayette after meetings, ensuring a balance of productivity and peace throughout their stay.

 

15. Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

  • 277 Sleeping rooms
  • 1 meeting rooms
  • 150pax cocktail style largest capacity
  • Location: Belle Mare

 

Constance Belle Mare Plage’s event and conference facilities offer spacious meeting rooms catering to needs. The main conference room, illuminated by natural light, can comfortably accommodate up to 350pax – ideal for grand corporate summits. Smaller venues are perfect for more intimate workshops or breakout sessions.

Each of the resort’s plush accommodations, from elegant rooms to luxurious suites, promises breathtaking views of the turquoise lagoon or tropical gardens. Perfect for international attendees who need a place to stay and escape occasionally. 

 

16. Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa

  • 100 Sleeping rooms
  • 1 meeting rooms
  • 90pax theater-style capacity 
  • Location: Riviere du Rempart

 

The Radisson Blu Azuri is tucked away in a quiet corner of the island, set amidst a sleepy fishing village and protected marine park. 

Aside from the charming location, the resort boasts. The versatile Ocean One Beach Club & Restaurant can be transformed into a beachfront venue with the Indian Ocean as your backdrop. The Azuri Conference Room provides a more functional setting, with modern amenities that promise intimacy and efficiency for up to 90pax.

After intense conference sessions, participants can delve into cultural experiences like Creole cooking classes or join trips to the marine park and nearby attractions.

Outside the resort, Azuri village is teeming with cafes, shops, and boutiques to explore. 

 

17. Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel

  • 272 Sleeping rooms
  • 3 meeting rooms
  • 350pax theater style max capacity 
  • Location: Belle Mare

 

Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel is located on one of Mauritius’s most idyllic coastlines – which is saying a lot! 

Belle Mare’s beach is often called the “pearl of Mauritius” for its powdery sand and tranquil waters. 

Alongside traditional conference facilities, the resort offers unconventional settings like its pristine beachfront or lush gardens, in case you want to add a touch of tropical elegance to your corporate events. 

The dedicated meeting spaces, like the “Crystal Hall,” can host up to 350pax in a theater setting, while smaller breakout rooms cater to more intimate brainstorming sessions. 

The resort’s architecture, including all 181 spacious rooms and suites, celebrates Mauritius’s natural beauty and culture, with occasional nods to its colonial past. 

 

18. The Residence, by Cenizaro

  • 135 Sleeping rooms
  • 1 conference room
  • 30-90pax capacity
  • Location: Belle Mare

 

The Residence boasts a prime location, set against a backdrop of pure white beaches and azure waters. But its true distinction lies in the smaller, thoughtful touches:

  • The butler service catering to guests’ every whim.
  • The “Ylang Ylang” scent wafting throughout the property as a nod to the island’s native flower.
  • The curated cultural activities allowing guests to delve deep into Mauritius’s vibrant traditions.

 

Then there’s the accommodation. Each of the 135 rooms and 28 suites is meticulously designed. Think four-poster beds, delicate fabrics, and wooden finishes that resonate with the colonial charm, while balconies and terraces present uninterrupted views of the shimmering ocean or verdant gardens.

For events, The Residence prioritizes intimacy and exclusivity. Their versatile “Planters” venue, adorned with natural light and sumptuous furnishings, is ideal for bespoke gatherings. Flanked by a stunning beachfront and surrounded by lush tropical gardens, attendees can easily transition from indoor engagements to outdoor receptions or break sessions on the powdery sands.

 

Beau Champ and Surrounds

Beau Champ and the surrounding areas are home to Mauritius’s most scenic golf courses, including the Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club and Anahita Golf & Spa Resort. 

Beyond the golfing, Beau Champ’s crystal-clear lagoons and gentle sea breezes provide a restorative backdrop for any event. The region’s secluded beaches and proximity to the Île aux Cerfs island allow a seamless transition from conference to relaxation.

 

19. Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa

  • 200 Sleeping rooms
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • 100pax cocktail-style capacity 
  • Location: Trou d’Eau Douce

 

Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is a pinnacle of tropical luxury and modern elegance. 

The iconic Hibiscus Hall seamlessly blends state-of-the-art amenities with an evocative island ambiance – tailor-made for high-profile conferences and upscale events with up to 100pax. 

The resort’s 200 rooms and suites offer unparalleled views of the Indian Ocean, complemented by stunning luxury touches throughout. Three secluded villas provide unrivaled privacy and luxury, making them ideal for VIP guests or executive meetings.

Guests and event participants also enjoy private access to the Ilot Mangénie island, an unmatched offering that ensures an unforgettable experience. 

 

20. Four Seasons Mauritius

  • 17 Villas
  • 1 meeting rooms
  • 140pax reception style capacity 
  • Location: Beau Champ

 

Nestled on a private island, Four Season Mauritius stands out for its secluded meeting room, Vacoas. Located right next to the resort’s in-house lagoon, with an open terrace and private garden, it provides an inspiring setting for high-level discussions or intimate get-togethers. 

Beyond its conference capabilities, the resort distinguishes itself with exceptional leisure facilities. They include the Ernie Els-designed golf course, a spectacular spa, customized culinary experiences, and catamaran cruises. 

Lastly, accommodations. The 17 exclusive villas feature private pools and gardens with uninterrupted views of the ocean beyond. 

The Four Seasons is a truly one-of-a-kind event location. 

 

21. Long Beach Mauritius

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • 250pax cocktail-style capacity 
  • Location: Ebene

 

Long Beach offers unparalleled access to the vibrant marine life of the lagoon and the lush landscapes of the Mauritian hinterland. Differentiating itself further, Long Beach Mauritius boasts an invigorating fitness center – ideal for integrating wellness and active pursuits into your events.

Guest accommodations at Long Beach Mauritius redefine coastal luxury. The 255 contemporary rooms and suites, bathed in warm hues, effortlessly combine plush comfort with breathtaking ocean and garden views. 

Long Beach also stands out for their chic, urban concept – a departure from the traditional tropical design of most Mauritius hotels and resorts. Event spaces like the expansive Piazza and beachfront Wild Beach cement the resort as a destination for modern, chic events and retreats. 

 

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