Balaclava, Turtle Bay Mauritius
+230 204 1400

Map & Directions


In 1735, the first Governor of the French East India Company, Mahé de Labourdonnais, decided to establish Port Louis as the main harbor of the island, Turtle Bay then became more significant. Around 1740, a naval arsenal was built, as well as an iron foundry and a gunpowder factory. In order to procure water for the workshops, a dam was built across the ‘Rivière Citron’ in 1743. This dam is still existent today.

From a 30 min walk, guests can travel back in time along the coast line to River Citron to explore ancient ruins of Balaclava. A safe pathway for family together discovery. Who knows, you might meet with the Mauritian green sea turtle Chelonia Mydas at this former breeding grounds.

If you are traveling by car, please see driving directions, from the airport or any other location.

Driving Directions

The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius

Balaclava

Turtle Bay, Mauritius

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Airport Information

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)

MRU

Airport Phone: +230 603 6000

Hotel direction: 21.7 miles S

  • Airport shuttle service, reservation required, fee: 130 USD (one way) 24 Hours, 7 days a week Shuttle Phone: +230 204 1400
  • Estimated taxi fare: 150 USD (one way)
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Parking

Complimentary off-site parking

Complimentary on-site parking

Complimentary valet parking

Other Transportation

Car Rentals

Nearby
Hertz

Phone: +230 286 0140

Bus Station

Balaclava

1.9 miles N from Hotel