Daily flights between South Africa and this tropical island in the Indian Ocean make Mauritius an ideal extension for beach holidays. The wide variety of accommodation options allow for all budgets - from luxurious private hideaways to all-inclusive family resorts.
Highlights during any trip to Mauritius include:
- Relaxing on white sandy beaches washed by sparkling blue waters
- A wide variety of water sports
- Undersea walk
- Sunset yacht cruise
- Visit Le Rhumerie de Chamarel
- Bois-Cheri tea production tour
- Blue Safari submarine excursion
- The cuisine - as varied as the local inhabitants
Best time to travel:
- Mauritius enjoys a typically tropical climate with year-round heat, although the southeast trade winds help it never to feel too muggy.
- The summer months are from December to April, when it can nevertheless be extremely humid
- The winter runs from May to November, and is cooler and drier.
- The best months to visit Mauritius are May to early December. January and February, the peak cyclone months, are best avoided by water-sports enthusiasts and divers.
Travel Regions Within Mauritius
Mauritius beach holidays promise sun filled days on palm-fringed beaches. This tropical paradise allows visitors to discover a new level of relaxation – whether that means diving and water sports, cocktails on the beach, sensual spa treatments or discovering tropical forests and meeting the friendly islanders. With historic sights, cultural...
Shandrani Resort & Spa
Blue Bay, south-east coast
Shandrani, situated in Blue Bay on the south-east coast, is one of the largest hotels in the Beachcomber portfolio. It is set in lush, tropical grounds bordered by three separate beaches creating an air of peaceful seclusion. Accommodation is superb, spanning a range of suites, family apartments and sea-facing rooms. Shandrani offers something for everyone – a superb array of facilities, land, and water sports plus the option of upgrading to a premium all-inclusive package, Serenity Plus.
Trou Aux Biches Resort & Spa
The discerning guests at Trou aux Biches will enjoy the style of this upmarket destination designed as it is like a Mauritian village. The resort is set on a prime beachfront site on the west coast of beautiful Mauritius and is renowned for its contemporary offering. The suites are immaculate and those looking to elevate even this experience can sign on for a stay in the luxurious villas, each boasting a private swimming pool.
Paradis Hotel & Golf Club
Le Morne Peninsula
Set on Mauritius’ beautiful Le Morne Peninsula, this upmarket hotel provides guests with a range of superb accommodation options, besides the superlative location and views. Guests can choose from a range of rooms and suites, or book for a luxurious and exclusive villa stay, with the option of a private chef and waiting service for in-villa dining, a dedicated club car and access to a secluded beach.
Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa
Le Morne Peninsula
Located on the most well-known resort site, Le Morne Peninsula, the Beachcomber’s Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa is positioned on an excellent spot on the island and represents a 5-star graded resort with outstanding features. With beautiful water features and sparkling lights this place is a true fairy-tale. The suites are spacious and 5 of the 6 crescents are built with their own swimming pool area along with sun loungers and daybeds. There are many different options for food lovers who can indulge in either Italian cuisine at II Gusto, buffet meals at L’Harmonie or other delicious meals at Saveurs des lles or Le Morne Plage. An extra special treat for all of the guests is the new beach lounge, Le Kabanon, positioned right next to the sea with large umbrellas to keep you cool on those extremely hot days.