Sitting in the azure Indian Ocean off the East Coast of Africa, Mauritius boasts stunning beaches, mountainous scenery, colonial towns and some of the best hotels and golf courses in the world.
A holiday to Mauritius will allow you to immerse yourself in a diverse cultural mix blending Indian, European, Chinese and Creole influences. This, coupled with a warm welcome and exceptional personal service, ensures that Mauritius is one place you'll never want to leave.
Beach resorts and water-sports: Surrounded almost entirely by reefs and lagoons, the coastline boasts stunning beaches which are home to the many glittering hotels. An array of opportunities for water-sports of every kind is on offer including water-skiing, sailing, fishing and snorkeling trips. A day trip to the beautiful Ile Aux Cerfs on a catamaran is not to be missed on your holiday to Mauritius.
A golfer's paradise: Mauritius is home to 14 golf courses in total, a number of them world class and designed by famous names including Bernhard Langer and Ernie Els. They range in difficulty but all come with picturesque views.
Excursions: Whilst it would be easy to simply stay in your hotel for the duration of your holiday in Mauritius, it is well worth hiring a car for a day or two to see some of the diverse and beautiful scenery on this small island. Black River Gorge is the country’s only national Park in the south of the island and home to dense forest and hundreds of plant and bird species. Tamarin Falls and the Pamplemousses Royal Botanical Gardens are also worth a visit. Don't miss the hustle and bustle of the shops and markets in Port Louis, the island’s capital.
Eclectic dining experiences: Dining is a real pleasure and the eclectic cuisine represents the French, Indian, Chinese and African influences that have all played a part in Mauritius’ history.
Family activities: Mauritius is a very safe and family-friendly holiday destination. Many of the hotels offer extensive kids’ clubs with a fantastic range of activities for little ones up to teens. The watersports will appeal to kids of all ages and more adventurous teenagers could try some quad biking or deep sea fishing.
Honeymoon: A range of charming, romantic getaways and super luxurious resorts in Mauritius offer honeymooners special gifts, amenities, spa treatments and romantic candlelit dinners in a dream setting.
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