On the water
Within easy reach of your Four Seasons villa or residence are options for sports or active enjoyment. On our private beach, knowledgeable Four Seasons staff are on hand to offer suggestions or arrange lessons for activities both on-site and off-site.
Slicing across crystal clear turquoise waters with the warm Ocean breeze washing over you, what better way to take in the open Indian Ocean and spectacular coastline of Mauritius than by a private catamaran cruise? Stop for snorkeling, then climb back aboard for a delicious BBQ lunch, prepared by your very own Four Seasons chef.
Discover the underwater world of Mauritius from inside a submarine. Reaching depths of more than 30 metres, the Blue Safari submarine experience also offers the option for champagne or lunch during the exploratory dive.
Small game Fishing
The coral reef of Mauritius surrounds 90% of the island’s coastline, creating warm, lagoon waters that are the perfect breeding ground for fish such as the Coral Grouper, the Giant Trevally and the local Capitaine fish. Small Game Fishing can be enjoyed at any time of the year in Mauritius and our Concierge are readily available to assist with any excursion requests.
See the coral life of the island’s lagoon in a new way by trying an undersea walk! Tread the ocean floor, while wearing an oxygen helmet and gain a close up view of the beautiful colours of the schools of tropical fish.
Deep Sea Fishing
The best season for deep sea fishing (also known as big game fishing) is from October to May, when the warmer summer waters offer a catch of Yellow Fin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Wahoo and Dorado. Both half and full day excursions for deep sea fishing can be arranged through the Resort’s Concierge.
Experienced surfers can take up the challenge of catching a wave at Le Morne in the south west of Mauritius, where a break in the coral reef offers moderate to large waves for an adrenaline-filled surfing session.
With a pleasant all year round breeze, Mauritius is a perfect location for kitesurfing. The winter months of June to August offer stronger winds for those looking for more of a challenge, with many places around the coast providing a great location for this activity.r
Take off above the ocean on a para-sailing excursion and enjoy sweeping views of turquoise waters and the rolling, green-blanketed mountains of Mauritius. Para-sailing is available on the nearby island of Ile aux Cerfs, which can be reached by the complimentary boat shuttle direct from the Resort’s Bambou Beach.
Whether you are looking for an advanced diving excursion to the caves and shipwerecks surrounding the island’s coral reef or you are a complete beginner, lessons and excursions can be arranged for all levels by our 24 hour Concierge.
Tackle climbing some of Mauritius’ highest mountains at over 800metres above sea level or explore nature trails and beautiful hillside pathways. The diverse landscape of Mauritius offers terrain suited to all levels of hikers, but always with one thing in common…spectacular surroundings!
If you are keen to test your aim, why not try a game of archery at the nearby Domaine De L’Etoile? Set in a beautiful valley, the surroundings offer a relaxed environment for a competition between friends and family.
Pump up the adrenaline on a quad biking excursion. Race through sugar cane fields and navigate dirt tracks along forest-lined hillsides to climb to panoramic view points, from where you can appreciate the breathtaking scenery of Mauritius.
Take a tour amongst wildlife or along mountain tracks on a buggy excursion, where you can sit side by side with the driver. Buggy excursions are offered at both the nearby Domaine De L’Etoile and Casela Nature and Leisure Park on the west coast.
Gallop along the beach or meander up into the mountains, horseback riding is available at several locations in Mauritius, with guides to lead new riders and share details on the island surroundings.
Soar above tree tops on a zip lining adventure. Fitted with your helmet and harness and with the guidance of trained instructors, you can fly through the air on zip lines measuring anywhere up to 400 metres at Casela Nature and Leisure Park, or alternatively, choose to feel the freedom of flight at Saint Felix in the south of the island.
Explore Casela Nature and Leisure Park on a two wheel safari with the attraction’s Segway tours. Come face to face with zebras, ride alongside ostriches and observe many more wildlife on this fun guided tour.
Cycling fans have a choice of terrain to explore in Mauritius with mountain biking tracks and road cycling both popular pastimes. Our Concierge can recommend routes of various difficulty levels.
Did you know that Mauritius is home to over 100 species of birds? From the protected Pink Pigeon and Mauritian Kestrel to the more common Madagascar Fody and the Red-whiskered Bulbul, beautiful birds can be seen all over the island. Visits to Ile aux Aigrettes and Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens are also recommended for keen bird watchers.
In the Air
There is no better vantage point of Mauritius’ spectacular terrain and stunning coastline than by a private helicopter tour. The Resort features its own helipad just a five minute transfer from the front drive.
Extreme thrill seekers can satisfy their adrenaline craving with a skydive above the coral fringed coastline and stunning mountains of Mauritius. Freefall towards the Indian Ocean island before a softer approach by parachute brings you back down to earth.