Drenched in sun, bordered by the finest beaches and boasting rich and exotic wildlife, Mauritius is an island that truly deserves to be called paradise. Once home to the extinct Dodo bird, Mauritius has plenty to offer everyone and we’ve put together a guide to help you make the most of this awe-inspiring island.
Bask on the beaches
Mauritius really does have some of the best beaches in the world and you won’t be let down by any stretch of sand on this island. Surrounded by the glistening Indian Ocean and with views of the dramatic but beautiful landscape behind you, each beach on the island is uniquely enchanting and relaxing.
Save 30 per cent on a relaxing beach holiday to the island from the 1st May till the 15th July 2014. Stay at the luxurious 5 star Outrigger Mauritius Resort and Spa for seven nights and spend your days lounging on the beach and being pampered at the resort's own wonderful spa.
You’ll be happy on any beach in Mauritius but no stay on the island is complete without a visit to Tamarin Beach. Popular with the locals and surrounded by small buildings and shops that are charmingly modest, Tamarin Beach is the best place to get a taste of true of island living.
Set sail on the seas
Explore the shores of the Indian Ocean by taking advantage of the many water activities the island has available. From small sailing boats to luxurious yacht trips there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets on these crystal clear waters.
Take advantage of our stay and sail package and enjoy the best of both the land and ocean during your stay in Mauritius. Spend seven indulgent nights at the 5 star Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru before boarding the Four Seasons Explorer for a four night, five star cruise in the Maldives. Book a holiday with us between the 21st July and the 10th August to receive two nights on us at the Four Seasons Mauritius.
Explore the island’s wildlife
Mauritius is as well-known for its incredible wildlife as it is for its its beautiful beaches. The island is home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the world and is famously the one and only place the mysterious Dodo bird was known to have lived.
Explore the unique terrain, fascinating fauna and search for rare birds and wildlife at the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation. The MWF offer tours of the island five times a day starting at Pointe Jérome and lasting around two hours. These guided tours are the best way to ensure you catch a glimpse of the best wildlife and plant life on the island and you’ll learn about the fascinating history of the island along the way too.
Stay nearby at the 5 star St Regis and receive two free nights when booking with us. Unwind after exploring the island in an ocean view room with butler service and restore you energy levels with a meal at Inspiration, a restaurant nearby which proudly boasts three Michelin stars.
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