Mauritius is a large sugar island, with towering peaks and fringed by golden sand beaches. A wonderful melting pot of cultures and influences, with Indian, Africans, Chinese and Europeans all blending their skills to present something uniquely Mauritian.
The capital Port Louis is a lively city with some excellent shopping. For something very different, go to the horse racing, a real fun day, with a weekly meeting each Saturday from May through to November.
Flying time from UK is approximately 12 hours.
Sister hotel and adjacent to the Paradis, the Dinarobin Hotel and Golf Club is a stunning all-suite hotel, recently enhanced but without losing the sense of style and the easy going elegance. The airport is 75 minutes away.
Part of the excellent Beachcomber group, the Paradis Hotel and Golf Club is a firm favourite with families and couples who enjoy the superb location at Le Morne on the south coast, the excellent accommodation and truly extensive facilities. The airport is 75 minutes away.
Sakoa Boutik Hotel is a delightful little gem of a hotel. Choose it for the individual style and great location Trou aux Biches – one of the very best beaches on the island.
Seapoint Boutique Hotel is a delightful, charming chic boutique hotel, with the emphasis on personalised service and attention. Located on the north west coast, about 4 minutes drive south of the popular Grand Baie (Bay) resort area. The hotel is romance and couples focused.
Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort and Spa is one of the most famous luxury resorts in the Indian Ocean. Re-opening November (2015 ) as a Shangri-La Resort following a multi million dollar enhancement, combining the best influences of Mauritius and Asia. Located on the east coast, 55 minutes from the airport.
A pleasing blend of French chic and warm Mauritian hospitality. So Sofitel Mauritius is romantic, yet at the same time family friendly, with excellent facilities. The colourful capital of Port Louis is about 60 minutes drive.
The Oberoi Mauritius is one of the most stylish luxurious hotels, with personalised attention high on the priority. Located on the north west coast, about 15 minutes’ drive to Grand Baie with its restaurant and shopping options. 60 minutes to the airport and 25 minutes to the capital Port Louis.
The Residence Mauritius is one of the most popular deluxe resorts in the Indian Ocean, located on the east coast near the village of Belle Mare. 55 minutes drive from the airport. Positioned on an extensive soft sand beach. Will appeal to families, but it is equally popular with romantic couples.
Trou Aux Biches is one of the most established resort properties on the island. In recent years it has been significantly enhanced, and in places completely redeveloped, without compromising the original charm and romance. 10 minutes from the resort village of Grand Baie.