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With an idyllic beachfront location overlooking the Indian Ocean, this boutique guest house provides 22 spacious rooms. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. It features an outdoor swimming pool.

Rooms at The Bay are decorated in white and grey with a dash of pink or turquoise. They have an en suite bathroom with an open shower and a hairdryer. Rooms are air conditioned and fitted with ceiling fans.

Set in a tropical garden, the open-air restaurant offers al fresco dining under a thatched roof. In the morning guests can enjoy a continental or English breakfast while admiring views of the lagoon. The bar is open all day, and the restaurant at The Bay also offers live music entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Guests can make use of bicycles and explore the village. Surfing at Tamarin Bay is only 1.2 miles away. Other nearby leisure activities include kite surfing, scuba diving and swimming with dolphins.

The Bay is a 5-minute walk from Black River town centre with its many shops, bars and restaurants. Sir Seewoosagur Airport is a one-hour drive away and free private parking is possible on site.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Bay has been welcoming guests since 25 Mar 2011.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose The Bay

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • La Preneuse Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    30 yards from property
  • Black River Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    550 yards from property
  • Tamarin Beach

    7.6 Good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Martello Tower Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Tamarina Golf Course
    3.3 miles
  • Cascavelle Shopping Mall
    5.7 miles
  • Rhumerie de Chamarel
    5.7 miles
  • Macchabee Viewpoint
    5.8 miles
  • Ebony Forest Reserve Chamarel
    6 miles
  • Les Chute's de Riviere Noire
    6 miles
  • Seven Coloured Earths
    6.2 miles
  • Curious Corner of Chamarel
    6.3 miles
  • Cascade Chamarel
    6.5 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Black River Gorges National Park
    5.6 miles
  • Mountain Chamarel Falls
    6.5 miles
  • Mountain Le Morne
    7.4 miles
  • Lake Ganga Talao
    9.6 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • La Preneuse Beach
    30 yards
  • Black River Beach
    550 yards
  • Tamarin Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Flic en Flac Beach
    2.4 miles
  • Le Morne Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport
    21.5 miles
How to get to The Bay from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Local, International

Facilities of The Bay
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live music/performance
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkelling Additional charge
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Allergy-free room
  • Car hire
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
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House rules The Bay takes special requests - add in the next step!


07:30 - 23:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


07:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 12 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Bay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. The credit card holder needs to be present and the credit card needs to match the one used to guarantee the booking. In case the booking is done by another cardholder, other than the guest, we will need proof such as: a credit card copy (recto/verso) of the cardholder, a correspondence of the cardholder allowing us to use their credit card and ID card/passport of the cardholder.

Please note that guests are not allowed to take food to the rooms or public areas. Food must be consumed at the restaurant only.

Please note that food purchased outside the property is not accepted in the public areas.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

When booking half board, please note that drinks are not included.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Please inform The Bay in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Bay

  • The Bay offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Head massage
    • Live music/performance
    • Swimming Pool
    • Horse riding
    • Full body massage
    • Beach
    • Back massage
    • Hand massage
    • Foot massage
    • Private beach area
    • Neck massage

  • The Bay is 550 yards from the centre of Rivière Noire.

  • The prices at The Bay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Bay by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

  • Guests staying at The Bay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • The Bay has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at The Bay include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at The Bay is from 07:30, and check-out is until 11:00.