The popular Maritim Hotel in Mauritius is set in 25 hectares of picturesque tropical garden estate at Balaclava, an 18th century property overlooking the enchanting Turtle Bay. The Maritim, which was completely renovated in 2009, is approximately 45 minutes from the airport on the island's northwest coast. The hotel maintains the highest international standards and graces guests with an elegant ambience, sophistication, and relaxation. An unparalleled multitude of sports and leisure facilities include the fabulous Tropical Flower Spa and an Equestrian Centre complete with 12 horses and ponies, giant tortoises, and a small animal farm. As the island's only resort with equestrian facilities, the Maritim Hotel is a fine choice for those seeking a horse-riding holiday in Mauritius. For those seeking a Mauritius golf holiday the hotel offers 9-hole golf course (green fees included for hotel guests). Last but certainly not least, the Maritim is also a great choice for a family holiday in Mauritius.