Welcome to Zilwa Attitude, Mauritius
The 4-star Zilwa Attitude is different and unique with its 100% Mauritian concept. In Creole, “Zilwa” means “islander” and the hotel was conceived and designed with the aim of sharing the simple and genuine life of the islanders with its guests. Zilwa Attitude invites you to the ideal location for a tropical island holiday, to enjoy unique experiences inspired by diverse Mauritian cultures.
Two small and well preserved private islands, within easy reach, add to the romanticism and intrigue of this tropical island paradise where families, couples and newly-weds may relax, unwind or just slow down.
Zilwa Attitude hotel is situated on an exclusive site on the north coast of Mauritius, in Kalodyne, close to the fishermen’s village of Grand Gaube. The capital, Port Louis, is 30 km away with the international airport an 80 km drive.
The contemporary rustic chic architecture and Mauritian design of the hotel takes inspiration from the traditional homes, the old seaside bungalows. The rooms pay tribute to the national heritage of Mauritian writers, painters, architects and craftsmen.
A choice of Superior Rooms, Family Rooms, and Couple Rooms offer delightful accommodation in Mauritian style. Each style offers further options and include sea facing Superior Rooms, Family Deluxe and Family Apartments, Couple Deluxe Rooms and Suites; selected suites with Jacuzzi.
These spacious rooms are all tastefully furnished, Family rooms beautifully decorated in wood, driftwood coconut fibre carpets, trendy furniture, natural colours with touches of bright yellow for the main room and soft blue for the second room.
All rooms have a balcony or terrace and features include IDD telephone, television, internet access, mini-bar, electronic safe, tea and coffee facilities, air-conditioning and ceiling fan, hair dryer and bathroom with shower and separate toilets.
Zilwa Attitude with its choice of restaurants offers a blend of spicy and exquisite tastes from all over the world. Guests will embark on a culinary trip with a delicious mix of Creole, Indian, Asian and European cuisines true to the cultural diversity of the island.
The main restaurant is Karay and offers a beautiful view on the lagoon. The old salvaged wooden doors covering one wall and the cast iron ceiling lights contribute to that atmosphere of days gone by.
A buffet breakfast is served and the menu includes croissants, sweet bread, buns and brioches as well as Mauritian delicacies and exotic fruits. For dinner, sample the various buffets with a different theme for each evening of the week and enjoy the Asian, Indian and Mauritian cuisine.
Two restaurants, Saté and Siaw, offer exclusively Asian cuisine with a ‘live cooking’ concept. Both restaurants are open for dinner most nights of the week.
At Saté guests are invited to enjoy Indonesian specialities with flavours of coriander, cumin and lemon-grass, to grill their own chicken, fish, prawns, venison or beef, all served with delicious stir-fried vegetables.
Siaw invites you to taste Sino-Mauritian cuisine in a modern Zen atmosphere. Our specialist chef will prepare delicious rice noodles, stir-fried beef and vegetables or lemon grass flavoured chicken fillets. A selection of starters and desserts à la carte, as well as delicious dim sum served in their bamboo baskets will complete this experience.
Lor Disab, as the Creole name implies, is right on the beach and welcomes guests in a relaxed atmosphere, feet buried in the sand. The style and décor are all reminders of the traditional seaside homes found along the Mauritian coast. At lunch time a quick and light menu is available: sandwiches, salads as well as some typical Mauritian dishes. In the evening, the restaurant caters for guests over 16 and offers a wide choice of dishes, all with a local touch.
The rustic and simple style of Taba-J, our snack bar here at Zilwa, with its straw huts, wooden tables, and rattan chairs is a reminder of the old day’s shops in Mauritius. Here guests will enjoy traditional Mauritian pancakes filled with curries, pickle or chutneys and sandwich and Panini addicts will not be disappointed either! At tea-time enjoy a selection of pancakes, cakes and pastries.
Dress code in our restaurants is elegant and casual. At dinner time shorts are not accepted in the restaurant.
Siro Kann is the Creole for the sugar cane juice widely used in our exotic cocktails. In this, the main bar and lounge, our expert barmen will prepare a variety of homemade rum-based cocktails flavoured with pineapple, lychee and coconut… to guests delight! Don’t miss our home-made rums workshop held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 15h00. Siro Kann is open daily from morning till midnight. Bathing costumes and paréos are not accepted in the bar area.
Lor Disab, another of Zilwa’s bars, is designed as a pirogue, sails blowing in the wind. All day long and at night comfortably seated in sofas or bean bags under the tropical trees, guests can enjoy the serenity of nature between sea and sky, the peacefulness of the tropical night and the moonrise over the silver lagoon. Lor Disab is open from 11h00 to midnight, adults only (over 16) in the evening.
Turn into a 21st century Robinson Crusoe with something different: the Grand Zil Barbeque offers a tantalizing variety of BBQ cuisine for lunch on a tropical island.
Nightly entertainment includes special theme evenings including a Séga show once a week and open-air cinema.
Enjoy a new and unique concept, the Otentik Attitude, and discover the various facets that make up the cultural diversity that is Mauritius. Take in 100% Mauritian experiences with dinner in a Mauritian home, a visit to the weekly market, join in a cooking class and learn the finer points of Mauritian cuisine, sip a local cocktail whilst listening to the local beat or simply follow the exclusive and original Otentik Discovery, a guide to this fascinating island, available on your Smartphone or on one lent by the hotel.
The “Dine Around” Experience invites guests to discover the various cuisines by dining in up to 3 of the restaurants. (4 for Otentik All Inclusive guests staying over 4 nights.)
Services & Leisure
The following activities are available at the hotel or nearby, some at an additional cost:
Swimming pools (main pool, second pool including an area for kids and a beach pool), wind surfing, stand up paddle, pedal boats, kayaks, snorkelling, glass bottom boat, Laser boats, Catamaran and excursions, deep sea fishing, PADI diving, kite surfing, water polo, Aquagym, beach volley, table tennis, Pétanque, floodlit tennis court, bicycles, pool table, fitness room, open air cinema, board games and typical Mauritian games.
Our Mini Club, Ayo The Dodo, will look after your children aged from 3 to 12 years of age. Dedicated staff, our ‘Family Members’, will keep your little ones occupied with a variety of activities, allowing you time to indulge in the pleasures and facilities of the hotel. Open daily, the club offers a variety of activities including colouring and cutting out, glass bottom boat trips, treasure hunt, occasional shows, games in and out of the swimming pool and even fun days with a special theme for the day.
A day and evening baby-sitting service is available at a fee and must be pre-booked with 24 hour notice.
Vilaz Masaz by Spa Attitude is our eco-friendly Spa with its herb garden and is located in a very exotic environment.
Spa Attitude offers a complete range of massages, body care and facials together with its 4 signature care treatments: Earth Attitude to recharge one’s batteries; Sea Attitude, a purifying care; Sun Attitude, a stimulating care and Flora Attitude to relax. Care rituals are based on genuine natural elements of Mauritius: its soil, its sea, its sun and its plants.
The Spa is open daily from morning till late and facilities include double and single massage rooms, Hammam, Watsu pool and a fountain of ice.
Other facilities at Zilwa Attitude Hotel include Boutique, laundry, free WiFi in public areas and rooms, baby changing and feeding room, beach towels, car and scooter rental services and taxis.
Some of the services and facilities above may not be available on a 24-hour basis or without advance request.
Fees on certain facilities/services may apply.
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