Tamassa, Bel Ombre

Mauritius, Indian Ocean

Virgin rating

The hotel

Nestling on the soft sands of beautiful Bel Ombre, Tamassa offers multiple activities and is ideal for both couples and young families. Radiating a playful energy, this exceptional all inclusive resort features a sleek, contemporary design with clean lines, airy spaces and modern, beautifully furnished accommodation – each with a spacious terrace or balcony facing the ocean. Surrounded by expansive tropical gardens that lead down to the gleaming white shoreline, enjoy a range of complimentary water sports or pay a little extra for scuba diving, speedboat rides and deep-sea fishing. Land-based activities also abound or take a drive along a scenic coastal road to the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Le Morne or the Black River Gorges National Park, both perfect for hiking and biking. When it comes to dining, discover the finest island-style burgers and wraps at the Chef's Truck, treat yourself to a homemade ice cream at the ice cream parlour, savour Mediterranean delights at the beachfront Playa Restaurant and enjoy buffet dishes from the open kitchen at Show Restaurant. You won't be disappointed.

Amenities

  • Bicycle Rental
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Tennis
  • Kids Club
  • Teen Club
  • Families
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access

Where is it

Set in Bel Ombre on the southwest coast of Mauritius. Transfer time from Mauritius International Airport: approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. Please note that if taking a seat in coach this may be longer depending on how many hotel stops are en route.

Hotel information

214 rooms in 3 crescents, set around the swimming pools. All sea oriented with balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, flat-screen satellite TV, kettle and tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-bar*, safe and hairdryer. Standard Rooms with 1 queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child/teen.

Board basis options:

Half Board option: includes breakfast and dinner at Show.

Full Board option: includes breakfast at Show, lunch and dinner at either Show or Playa.

All Inclusive option:

- Breakfast: at Show

- Lunch: in the restaurants and picnic baskets for guests on excursions (request to be placed at the reception 24-hours in advance)

- Dinner: at Show and Playa. Guests booked in Tamassa Rooms, get a 20% discount at Playa for lunch and dinner (discount applicable on food only)

- Afternoon tea served every afternoon at BBar

- Drinks (in all restaurants and bars): a wide selection of beverages (soft drinks, tea, coffee, beers, wines, juices, mineral water, cocktails and liquors) are available

- Tea/coffee facilities in room

- Mini-bar: water, juices and soft drinks, beers (replenished once/day)

- Beach service - poolside service – 24-hout room service (tray charges apply)

- Wellness (as per hotel schedule): Yoga and stretching classes, fitness centre, sauna, steam room, hydrojet (with supplement), and spa garden (mandatory reservation subject to availability at the Spa - adults only)

- Water sports (as per hotel schedule): glass bottom boat trips, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaks, pedal boat, sailing boats as per weather and tide conditions

- Land activities (as per hotel schedule): unlimited access to the gym centre, floodlit tennis courts (rackets provided and tennis balls with a supplement), table tennis, bikes, bocce balls, beach volley

- Entertainment: live music, DJ evening, Karaoke, Mauritian dance show.

Please note: for guests staying in Tamassa rooms the All Inclusive package starts on arrival and finishes at 12 noon on day of departure. For guests staying in Superior room, Ocean Superior room, Beach room, Tamassa Family room and Family Suites All-Inclusive starts on arrival and finishes upon departure at the hotel on the last day.

Room upgrades:

Superior Rooms are set within the resorts gardens and have 1 queen-size bed or twin beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Beach Rooms have beachfront access, iHome radio with USB music dock, and coffee plunger, with 1 queen-size bed plus rollaway bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child/teen.

Family Deluxe Rooms are interconnecting, with 1 king-size bed, plus bunk beds in a separate, small air-conditioned room with its own toilet, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 3 children or 2 adults, 1 teen and 2 children.

Show Restaurant (open kitchen and buffet breakfasts and dinners), Playa Restaurant (à la carte lunch and dinner on the beach), B-Bar (all-day poolside drinks and lunches, with TV screen), food truck (lunchtime burgers and snacks) and ice cream parlour (open during lunchtimes).

Jalsa resort nightclub - the very first to open in the South of the island (open Wed, Sat. Opening days/hours are subject to change). Outdoor cinema (twice per week, weather permitting).

4 swimming pools, including main pool and quiet zone pool. Santosha Mindful Wellness spa* with Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. Fitness Centre. Complimentary water sports including kayaking, sailing, snorkelling and pedal boats. Kitesurfing*. Speedboat rides*. Deep-sea fishing*. Ski tube rides*. Scuba diving*. Floodlit tennis courts (tennis balls*), beach volleyball, boules, table tennis. Billiard tables and games machines. Lawn games. Mountain bikes (including 2 short bike tours). World-class golf course close by*. TamTam kids club (3-11 years, 9:00am-10:00pm. Children under 3 years with a parent or babysitter). Studio 17 teens club (12-17 years, 9:00am-10:00pm).

Babysitting*. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. 24-hour room service*. Complimentary WiFi within the resort.

Good general access for guests who are able to walk short distances and can manage up to six steps. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

7 nights in Beach Rooms.

3 nights for stays over 31 Dec.

* Denotes local charge.

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Apr 22, 2024 Devangshah1

Rstaurant La PLAYA at Tamassa Bel Ombre I was particularly impressed with how smoothly everything was organized in the restaurant and the friendly demeanor of your team members. Chef Karan Chummun is exceptional, very hard working and courteous ever .Very delicious Indian & western preparations ! Was known to most of the dishes we requested… Read more
Rstaurant La PLAYA at Tamassa Bel Ombre I was particularly impressed with how smoothly everything was organized in the restaurant and the friendly demeanor of your team members. Chef Karan Chummun is exceptional, very hard working and courteous ever .Very delicious Indian & western preparations ! Was known to most of the dishes we requested for ! I love the flavors in his dish,gods gift! He has really outdone himself with the spread. Definitely AN ASSET to the organization. Chef Edinho was wonderful too and Ms.Shina very effeciant & courteous with smiling face. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Very good experience. The team was very friendly. Will comme back again

Apr 22, 2024 Justine S

Very good experience. The team was very friendly. The chef Edinho was very friendly. The chef has a very good approach with us. The food was delicious. For sure we will come back again. Had a very good time there. We enjoyed a lot. Thank you everyone
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A really good experience

Apr 22, 2024 Camper13271226630

We had a good time a tamassa resort...all staff was really kind and pay attention to all there clients.special thanks to chef jean edinho and all the bar staff and keshav who was really friendly.
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Apr 22, 2024 Rungasamy D

Very Nice moment. Good welcoming. Food was perfect .Burgers😍👌💯we met Chef Edinho who was very helpful, he give us a five star service. Hats off to him👌💯All staff were very kind, and had a good Customer service👌 Siven was very friendly and has a very good approach😘for sure we will come back again😘 Thank you so Much Tamassa Team😘❤️💯✨
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Our unforgettable & blissful stay at Tamassa

Apr 22, 2024 Yamini V

We visited in April for the first time and loved our 2 nights stay at the resort. The staffs were lovely and made our stay memorable. We especially relished the culinary delights, with Chef Jean Edinho's warm welcome and delectable dishes standing out. The all-inclusive package included amazing buffets with delicious food. We loved the special… Read more
We visited in April for the first time and loved our 2 nights stay at the resort. The staffs were lovely and made our stay memorable. We especially relished the culinary delights, with Chef Jean Edinho's warm welcome and delectable dishes standing out. The all-inclusive package included amazing buffets with delicious food. We loved the special moelleux au chocolat & almond croissants desserts. We'll surely visit Tamassa again in the near future. Read less