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Mauritius exudes a heady mix of French, Indian, African and Creole influences, luxury resorts lie on white sandy beaches surrounded by turquoise waters. This picture-perfect island is surrounded by a limpid lagoon brimming with rainbow-coloured fish and moray eels, darting around magnificent coral reefs. Relaxation is assured on beaches such as Flic en Flac, shaded by casuarinas trees and icing sugar sands lapped by warm shallow waters. The chatter of tropical birds echoes through the palm trees, accompanying waterside dining on spicy samosas, dal pancakes and smoked marlin combined with palm hearts. This fusion of food reflects the islands history; French, Créole, Indian and African influences abound. Sun-dappled days can be spent languishing onboard luxuriant catamarans, sailing amongst schools of dolphin playfully skimming the ocean’s surface. Contrasting with its crystalline border, a verdant interior of jagged peaks, thundering waterfalls, tea plantations and swaying sugar cane fields await. Its capital, Port Louis, sparkles with animated charm, crumbling edifices with an historic past and a cosmopolitan waterfront form the perfect contrast for leisurely discovery. Spice and fruit markets excite the senses with aromas of frangipani and exotic scents filling the air; mounds of lychee, pineapples and watermelons creating a vibrant palette of colour. Further inland, the botanical gardens showcase enormous waterlilies, bright bougainvillea and hibiscus. A winding road leads to the coloured earths of Chamarel, spectacular landscapes splashed with colour. Daydreams are made of this.

Mauritius /Hotels

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Mauritius /Itineraries

Sabi Sand, MauritiusSouth Africa and Mauritius

Appreciate the romance of a safari and beach experience on this perfect honeymoon combination. Enjoy an exhilarating few days on a Big 5 safari, staying in a beautifully romantic lodge in one of South Africa’s premier reserves followed by a lazy week or two on a paradisiacal Indian Ocean island in ...

Dubai, MauritiusMauritius & Dubai

The vibrant buzz of modern Dubai with its modern skyscrapers, bustling souks, shops brimming with designer brands and the timeless desert, create an exciting twin centre combination with the tropical harmony and island charm of Mauritius, synonymous with luxury and elegance, a wonderful blend of ...

Mauritius /Best Experiences

  • Experience the thrill of big game fishing off the coast of Mauritius
  • Take a private cruise across the turquoise lagoons, perfect for dolphin watching and snorkelling
  • Enjoy a helicopter flight over the spectacular waterfalls and landscapes of the island
  • Try your hand at kite surfing- the southwest coast of Mauritius is renowned for its excellent     conditions 

Mauritius /When is the best time to visit Mauritius

Mauritius is a year round destination and experiences a warm subtropical climate, with relatively little seasonal variation in temperatures year round. May to October is dry with comfortable temperatures ranging between 18°C and 24°C with cooling tradewinds coming in from the southeast. Visitors during these dates will often benefit from excellent offers from the hotels. November to April is much warmer and humid with average temperatures ranging between 25°C to 33°C with an increase in rainfall. January and February tend to be the wettest months with the possibility of tropical storms although this is a rarity.

Mauritius /Reviews

Are you looking for the best beach on the island or a foodie favourite? Perhaps you need a family suite that will comfortably accommodate the whole tribe, or somewhere with a raft of activities to keep everyone entertained. Our travel specialist, Amelia Hoyes runs through her personal highlights from her trip to Mauritius, to help you decide which of these luxury hotels is the right one for you.... more

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Approximate flight times
London to Mauritius 11 hours 50 minutes
Time Difference
GMT + 4 hours

Mauritius /Essentials

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Visas are provided free of charge on arrival for British passport holders.

Multi-centre Options

Mauritius combines perfectly with Dubai or South Africa. With frequent flights from Johannesburg the island is the ideal finale to safari.

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