The Ravenala Attitude All Suites Hotel ~ Balaclava

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Read and learn about this hotel on this page. You can also sample it first hand at our Very Special Travel Industry Employee Rates and then help the hotel by spreading the word!​


The hotel

Nicely tucked away between sea and river in the middle of a luxuriant and exotic garden, with a majestic range of mountains in the background. Along the north-west coast of the island, an address beyond the limits of time…the Ravenala Attitude is a mix of colonial heritage, contemporary design with tropical accents and genuine Mauritian art de vivre. No boundaries between inside and outside, cosy spaces flow into each other harmoniously. Here, indoors and outdoors merge blithely to everyone’s delight. Holidays at The Ravenala Attitude have a taste of far-away lands… a voyage within the voyage.


Leisure and activities

At The Ravenala Attitude, guests can enjoy a wide range of land and nautical activities (at sea, on the river or in the pools); among many others, Ayo Le Dodo mini club for the kids, a special teens’ hideout, the spacious Spa Attitude and all the Otentik Attitude experiences for a total immersion in the local culture. Holidays at The Ravenala Attitude have a taste of far-away lands… a voyage within the voyage. 

land activities
Swim, relax, laze and dream…Yes! But also make the most of the wide choice of activities and entertainment to relax, recharge your batteries and enjoy Mauritius to its fullest.

It is important to take advantage of your holiday and be sporty. What a program! Coaches at your disposal to accompany, advise and motivate if needed! Tennis lessons (balls: brought or bought), a well-equipped fitness room to get in good shape. No excuse!MOCKTAILS WORKSHOP FOR TEENAGERS

Enjoy a fun game of table tennis, beach volley or pétanque almost right on the beach at sunset! The table and grounds overlook the sea, all necessary equipment is available on the spot. A team of sports entertainers and organizers ready to share their enthusiasm and the genuine Mauritian welcome.


land activities at extra cost
Mauritius, 1,845 km2, (Moris in Creole language) under the French colonisation used to be called Isle de France. Its highest peak, Piton de la Rivière Noire rises at 828 metres above sea level. From North to South, from East to West, discover the island’s numerous facets.

Do explore the Mauritian way of life, blend into the local population and discover the popular Port-Louis market, follow the Tea Road across the plantations leading to the fascination of its colonial past… The island abounds with treasures. Mon Choisy or Pamplemousses Garden are “must” destinations also accessible by bike or scooter. The Ravenala Attitude offers a rental service.

Kids club
Family holidays with some adults only moments, what a bliss! At the mini club Ayo Le Dodo, your kids will enjoy safely their holiday, having fun with our caring and careful Family Members. Our special teenagers’ hideout, Teens Republic will provide, under discreet supervision, entertainment for the older ones.

water activities
The island’s stars are without doubt the nautical activities… Fan and addict you will become! Provided free of charge by the hotel, they are varied, numerous and fun… Do take advantage and make the most, your stay will be even better!.


A superb 1000m2 swimming pool next to a 40 cm deep kids’ pool are invitations to laziness and relaxation.Not only… aqua gym classes are also programmed on a daily basis for those feeling energetic!

The Mauritian seas, right in the middle of the warm Indian Ocean shelters more than 430 marine species. Discover a myriad of colourful fish and a rich snorkelling experience, one of the best say some… Masks and tubas are available at The Ravenala Attitude, make the most, why not?

Glass bottom boat, pedal boats and canoes are available at The Ravenala Attitude to explore and enjoy the magic marine fauna, just a few metres from the beach. You will not be disappointed.

Stand up paddle is a very popular and fashionable nautical sport. Standing on a board, with only a paddle to move and progress, it is ideal to discover the beauty of the coast as well as the hideouts all along. No need to rush, each one its own rhythm. Those looking for a sportier activity can try wind surfing, windsurfs available at The Ravenala Attitude.

water activities at extra cost
Turquoise sea, dream beaches… Landed in paradise, almost… An extra shot of adrenaline, a spectrum of emotions and memorable bursts of laughter… there you are! Follow us, this is not a mirage

The Mascarene archipelago, in the Indian Ocean, is the dream destination of most deep sea fishing amateurs. Fishing professionals respectful of their environment will accompany their clients. Blue marlin, yellowfin tuna, dolphinfish also known as dorado. You might break a record! Super thrill guaranteed! This activity is available upon request.

The seabed and marine environment around Mauritius is very beautiful, amazing diving sites, abundance of marine life, hundreds of colours and a fabulous tropical climate. No surprise that Mauritius is a favourite holiday destination for beginners, intermediate and experienced scuba divers, from all over the world. Our professional team of instructors would accompany and share with you their passion for the deep waters of the Indian Ocean. Unforgettable moments.

Parasailing is a safe, speed and fun ride kiting activity where a person is towed behind a boat while attached to a specially designed canopy wing that reminds one of a parachute. The feeling of flying is beyond words with some breathtaking sceneries of the Mauritian coast from the air and from the sea. Not to be missed… no valid excuses!

Fun, laughs and big thrills. Go for it, give it a try! With friends or family.


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Extra Staff Bonuses!

* Space Available Late Check Outs

Room upgrades and late check-outs are on a space available basis and if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out and at the sole discretion of the hotel

Staff Travel Discounted Rates


Spa attitude

Spa Attitude offers a complete range of massages, body care and facials together with its 4 signature care: Earth Attitude to recharge one’s batteries; Sea Attitude, a purifying care; Sun Attitude, a stimulating care and Flora Attitude to relax.


  • 10 single treatment rooms
  • 2 double treatment rooms with private whirlpool bath
  • 2 hydro therapy, 1 vichy shower,
  • 1 beauty and hair salon
  • 1 hammam (as from 16 years old)
  • 1 sauna
  • 1 relaxation lodge

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Our restaurants

The Ravenala Attitude and its 10 restaurants offer a round the world trip of flavours with a special à la carte atmosphere. Each restaurant has its own identity found both in the décor and on the plate. At meal time, a choice of destinations to match moods: “seasidy” atmosphere in the lounge-bar and at the beach restaurant at lunch time and in the evenings, “trendy-factory” spirit in the new bar-restaurant, feel like a stopover in Italy or Asia, a genuine atmosphere at the Mauritian restaurant or a romantic rendez-vous on “Rivière Citron”? Wherever… whatever…

The hotel offers, for half-board and all-inclusive guests, a “Dine Around” experience in 7 of the 10 restaurants. Enjoy a different cuisine and different tastes every day.


Mini club  

Family holidays with some adults only moments, what a bliss! At the mini club Ayo Le Dodo, your kids will enjoy safely their holiday, having fun with our caring and careful Family Members. Our special teenagers’ hideout, Teens Republic will provide, under discreet supervision, entertainment for the older ones.

Mini club ayo le dodo 
​Free of charge for children from 3 to 12 years old.  

  • Program of activities
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Face painting
  • Treasure hunt
  • Show
  • Cooking class

Ayo Le Dodo holiday activity book offered to all children 6-12 years old

Open everyday from 09:00 to 23:00


Teens republic
Free of charge, the club for our teenage guests between 12 & 18 years old.

  • Pool table
  • TV room and video games
  • Table Tennis
  • Program of activities
  • Karaoke
  • Internet access
  • Outdoor cinema

Opening hours: from 09:00 to 23:00 



The Couple Suite at The Ravenala Attitude offers a unique experience in the first 4 * All Suite hotel in Mauritius. Spacious room of 64m², the couple suite is a mix of colonial heritage, contemporary design with tropical accents and genuine Mauritian art de vivre… 
Ideal for long staying guest and honeymooners, the Executive Seafront Suite overlook the Indian Ocean. Recently renovated in strokes of blue-grey, toile de Jouy fabric, woven rattan bedhead, the suite is offers a spacious 64m² accommodation for its guests. The rooms are located in the executive adult only wing ideal for relaxing moments.
Located in the middle of a luxuriant and exotic garden of The Ravenala Attitude, the Family Suite were specially designed to accommodate families of 4 or 5 members. Spacious enough, the rooms of 72m² were recently renovated to welcome its guest in a colonial heritage atmosphere, contemporary design with tropical accents: toile de Jouy and tropical prints fabric, woven rattan, ravenala, planters’ armchair…

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