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Mauritius Holidays

Explore Astonishing Beauty of Mauritius

Mauritius holidays come with the promise of pleasure, luxury, romance, relaxation and adventure for all tropical lovers. Mauritius is home to some of the most breathtaking white sand beaches in the world. Which are often described as those mimicking heaven.

But that's not all this serene country has to offer. Visitors will enjoy the beauty of the lush, green rain forests and magnificent mountains. These provide sanctuary to many rare species of marine as well as terrestrial animals. This, combined with its rich, unparalleled history and vibrant culture, makes the island an exotic Eden for all wanderers.

Let us make your Mauritius 5 Star holidays the best travel experience. On one hand the bustling capital city of Port Louis beckons the young and impassioned. And on the other hand there is the relaxed village life of Le Morne luring tired wanderers to its shores. Then there are the beautiful aqua lagoons and coral reefs of Flic en Flac to explore.

There is also the lively nightlife of Grand Baie with its open-air bars. There is something thrilling to experience in every corner of this island. By going All Inclusive, you can live out every escapade. And also relish the splendid, exciting facilities and services offered by all the unique resorts in the country.

Mauritius

Signature Collection of Luxury Holidays to Mauritius

Heritage Le Telfair

Heritage Le Telfair
Five Star Rating
Located on the Domaine de Bel Ombre on 2500 hectares, it is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World
  • £1749 pp
    7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
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Shangri La Le Touessrok

Shangri La Le Touseerok Resort
Five Star Rating
Set directly on a stunning stretch of white-sand beach, overlooking serene Bay and the attractive cobalt blue waters.
  • £1449 pp
    7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
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The Residence

The Residence
Five Star Rating
This resort is located on the east coast of Mauritius on a mile-long white sand beach presenting understated luxury and elegance
  • £1379 pp
    7 Nights, Half Board
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St Regis Resort

St Regis Resort
Five Star Rating
Located on an heavenly beach surrounded by a tranquil lagoon of sparkling azure waters, a truly magnificent setting.
  • £1999 pp
    7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast - Free Room Upgrade
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One and Only Le Saint Geran

One and Only Le Saint Geran
Five Star Rating
A world-class stylish property, One&Only Le Saint Geran in Mauritius is set in 60 acres of verdant tropical gardens on a private peninsula
  • £2549 pp
    7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
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Lux Belle Mare

Lux Belle Mare
Five Star Rating
Contemporary Mauritius holidays boutique resort set on a splendid stretch on the east coast. It is approx. one hour from the airport.
  • £1699 pp
    7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
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About Mauritius

Mauritius, an island nation, lies in the Maskarene Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, around 2,000 kilometers off the bank of Africa. It offers voyagers genuinely heavenly landscapes - from seashores with white sand, through thick wild wildernesses, to superb mountain tourist detours.

For quite a long time, Mauritius has become to some degree far away from other African nations. A large number of years back, the island of Mauritius was shaped over the indented mainland of Mauritania, on volcanic plates.

Things to Do in Mauritius

Mauritius Holidays offer plenty of amazing things to do. This includes a variety of water sports on charming and attractive beaches. Visits to nature reserves and exploring marine life. Enjoying golf on impressive golf courses and also making the most of the many luxury resorts which offer fantastic facilities. Mauritius comes close to the top of most people’s holiday vacation list. This is a firm favourite among all kinds of travellers.

Whether it is lovebirds heading off on their honeymoon or families travelling with young children, Mauritius has something to offer everyone. Its powdery white sands and clear, warm seas make for all kinds of exciting water sports and activities. While sumptuous resorts lined with palm trees and ferns offer luxurious relaxation.

Let us take you on a tour of some of the top things to do and experience. Our Luxury Holidays to Mauritius experts will advise you on the best holiday package for your visit. You can obtain the latest travel advice before booking. Welcome to this sun-soaked paradise island!

Rest and Relaxation

The shores of Mauritius are lined with luxurious resorts, many of which boast their own spa onsite. Take the chance to unwind and treat yourself to some pampering at one of these wellness centres. They offer everything from full body massage to facial treatments.

Grand Baie

The island’s main tourist resort is located in the north. It is within a sheltered bay dotted with bobbing boats and packed with activities for visitors. The streets are lined with excellent shops and restaurants. Visitors can also check out local tourist information centres to plan their next excursion. There’s even an aquarium, so kids are sure to be entertained on their visit.

Port Louis

The capital of Mauritius is well-known for shopping. This is the ideal location to get some souvenirs in whilst on holiday. It’s not all about the shops though, as Port Louis is also home to some fascinating museums. This includes the Blue Penny that covers colonial history and the Natural History Museum, which houses an ancient dodo skeleton. You can explore China Town, go up Signal Mountain to see the view etc.

Eureka House

The colonial Eureka House was constructed in 1830, and nowadays showcases the life of aristocrats in 19th century Mauritius. This beautiful wooden house was once a sugar plantation. It overlooks a lush tropical garden bursting with leafy palms and fruit trees. There are also several waterfalls that add to the tranquil feel of the grounds.

Golf

Mauritius is well known for its golfing; indeed, the island is home to almost a dozen top class courses. Some golf courses are connected to resorts. You can select to stay at one of these resorts to make the most of playing golf during your stay.

Beaches

It is impossible to choose the best beach in Mauritius. So be sure to sample as many as you can while there. The island is renowned for its picture perfect beaches complete with beautiful white sands and clear delph-blue waters.

Pitch up a sun lounger and get your tan on. Or retreat to the shade of the palm trees as you sip on a fresh fruity cocktail - the choice is yours! Any trips not listed can be tailor made for you.

Chamarel

Get out into the great outdoors and explore the area of Chamarel. Soils in tints of blue, green, red and yellow, all produced by the erosion of volcanic ash are found here. There are also impressive waterfalls and the charming Chamarel Village, within which you can learn more about local culture. As well as sample some delicious Mauritian dishes.

Isle aux Aigrettes

Take a boat ride from Pointe Jérôme out to this tiny island. It is made up of corals and surrounded by the turquoise seas. This is thought to have been the last stronghold of the famous dodo. Today you will find gentle Aldabra tortoises meandering about.

Isle aux Aigrettes

With such clear waters visitors can enjoy many marine activities that are on offer around Mauritius. There are plenty of centres located in all the main tourist hubs. Each offering rental of equipment and lessons for everyone from beginners to experts.

Grab a snorkel, mask and some flippers and set out on an underwater adventure. Explore the island’s many coral reefs and unique fish species. Or get your adrenaline pumping and try your hand at water skiing.

Water Sports

Kids will love to get up close with some of the island’s most fascinating wildlife at this nature park. La Vanille is a conservation centre dedicated to preserving a whole host of exotic and wonderful creatures. This includes tortoises, crocodiles and iguanas. There is also a kid-friendly restaurant and a jungle playground where they can play to their hearts content.

La Vanille Nature Park

Kids will love to get up close with some of the island’s most fascinating wildlife at this nature park. La Vanille is a conservation centre dedicated to preserving a whole host of exotic and wonderful creatures. This includes tortoises, crocodiles and iguanas. There is also a kid-friendly restaurant and a jungle playground where they can play to their hearts content.

Black River Gorges National Park

Throw on your hiking boots as you set out for the beautiful Black River Gorges National Park. Encompassing almost 70km2, this park comprises lush tropical rain forest, steep hills and the dramatic gorges that earned it its name. There are many hiking trails to explore.

We would recommend heading to the Black River Peak viewpoint at some point for panoramic views across the island. See if you can spot some macaque monkeys along the way! There is beautiful scenery to enjoy and so many things to do. It is easy to see why the country has become such a popular holiday destination.

The best way to get to know this enchanted isle is by visiting it first-hand. Take a look at some of our deals and offers today and begin planning your adventure. Contact us for more information – we look forward to taking your call.

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Culture

Mauritius has a rich and diverse culture with the population mainly consisting of Hindus, Christians, Muslims, Creoles and Europeans. People in general are friendly. They celebrate a variety of festivals and speak different languages based on their ethnicity.

The islands colonial past is reflected in the island's vast cultural diversity. Its inhabitants create an unusual mix of races, religions, skin colors and languages.

Creole and Hindus have the largest share in the ethnic composition of the population. Europeans and a small group of Chinese live here as well. Over half of the population is Indian (52%). A large percentage are also Catholics (26%) and Muslims (17%).

The official language is English, but a significant part of the population also speaks French. French based Creole and various languages ​​from India are widely used.

Street trading is the most colorful part of the island's culture. An integral part of the life of the people of the island is bargaining with the street vendors on their stalls.

Mauritius has a rich and national culture. It is cultivated by numerous national theater groups and folklore groups, as well as by many local artists. Music and dance play a very important role in the islands culture and customs.

The national dance is sega. It is very dynamic and spontaneous and has its roots in African rhythms. Reminiscent of an African sambe.

Numerous holidays are celebrated in Mauritius. Their number results from cultural and ethnic diversity and equality for each community to celebrate their worlds. Most religious worlds change over time. For example in Islam, world dates refer to moon phases. While Hindu and Chinese world dates are based on local astronomy observations. This can occur on different days for specific cities or regions.

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Climate

Mauritius has tropical weather throughout the year. It receives a good amount of rain during the monsoon. This comes towards the middle and the end of the year. There is an average of 8 hours of sunshine every day and the water temperature barely falls below 25°C.

It is a favorable year-round destination with cool, pleasant climate between the months of May to October. And then it is warmer with humid temperatures between the months of November to April.

The best time to visit Mauritius is from May to December when the weather is cool, dry and sunny. Expect some of Africa's best beaches, fresh seafood, delicious cocktails and long, sun drenched days on a Mauritius holiday. The island has a classic tropical climate with warm weather year-round.

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Getting There

There are several direct and non-direct flights to Mauritius from the UK. Air Mauritius and British Airways run direct flights from London. Whilst Emirates runs the best non-direct flight service from London via Dubai.

How long is the flight to Mauritius from UK?

The flight takes around 12 hours. You'll fly direct from UK Airports to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU).

Entry Requirments

Passports must be valid for at least 6 months for visitors from date of entry in Mauritius. All visitors must hold legal tickets and documents for their return journey or onward travel. Visitors must have sufficient finances for the duration of time in Mauritius.

Cuisine of Mauritius

Mauritian cuisine is quite diverse, just like its culture. Visitors can enjoy a mix of Creole, French, Chinese and Indian food depending on their tastes and preferences. Mauritius is also famous for its seafood variety.

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