Renowned for its breathtaking scenery, Mauritius offers the perfect backdrop for relaxation and adventure. Discover why this island country is the top choice for luxury travellers seeking an unforgettable escape.
Welcome to paradise! Few places compare to the heavenly island of Mauritius with its unique blend of tranquillity, adventure and culture. It’s a destination that invites you to immerse yourself in its diverse energies, whether you seek thrilling adventures or leisurely relaxation. Mauritius has it all – waiting to be explored.
As you venture into the heart of Mauritius, you will embark on a journey of discovery, be it exhilarating hikes through lush national parks, conquering majestic mountains, savouring local cuisines influenced by the island’s diverse communities or finding serenity in a sunrise yoga session. This inclusive island beckons travellers with the promise of authentic interactions and profound experiences. Read on to discover why life in Mauritius is an experience like no other.
Sun, Sand & Surf
Mauritius is renowned for its iconic beaches and crystal-clear waters. Among the top five, you’ll find Mont Choisy in the northwest, with its long stretch of soft white sand curving around a turquoise bay, as well as the charming St Felix beach on the southern coast, where experienced swimmers can enjoy an expansive sandy beach. In Souillac, Jardin Telfair hides a spectacular secret beach, accessible via a coastal path, ideal for romantic picnics and Belle Mare on the east coast boasts six miles of white sand and clear waters, perfect for various water activities. Last but not least, Le Morne, at the base of Le Morne mountain, offers a serene escape with pristine white sand and coconut trees, great for both kitesurfing enthusiasts and for a spot of relaxation after a scenic hike to the summit.
This fascinating destination is home to a plethora of activities, awaiting families, couples and adventure enthusiasts. Whether uncovering the mesmerising ‘underwater waterfall’ hidden deep within the lush forests or exploring magnificent national parks, engaging in thrilling activities like kitesurfing, parasailing, wakeboarding, golfing or renting e-bikes, there’s an abundance of experiences to enjoy on this island.
For nature lovers, the Ebony Forest presents a chance to support a vital conservation effort, while La Vanille Nature Park houses the world’s largest captive colony of Aldabra giant tortoises. And don’t miss La Vallée de Ferney, a must-see, spanning 200 hectares of native Mauritian forest.
Couples looking for a romantic escape can pamper themselves with a couples’ spa treatment in an open-air cabana, charter a private catamaran cruise, embark on a dolphin-watching expedition or experience the magic of horseback riding at sunset.
Apart from its pristine beaches, breathtaking landscapes and radiant culture, Mauritius also unveils an enticing nightlife scene that caters to every taste and preference. Whether you’re looking for a night out on the town, in the mood for live traditional music and dance performances or simply want to relax after a day of exploration, the island offers an array of exciting nighttime experiences.
Immerse yourself in the country’s rich cultural heritage with traditional Mauritian shows, enjoy exhilarating beachside celebrations at resorts and bars, venture into charming night markets or explore night safaris, for a taste of the island’s delightful nocturnal wonders. Mauritius offers everyone, from solo travellers to those travelling with family or friends, a chance to create lasting memories on this paradise island.
Food is a cornerstone of Mauritian life, shaped by a blend of Indian, Chinese, African and European influences. A feast for the senses, the island offers diverse culinary experiences, from street food in Port Louis to fine dining at luxury resorts. Reflecting a rich mix of cuisines, Mauritius caters to a diverse palate of flavours and options, including Halal food, to ensure all diners can enjoy the culinary pleasures of the island.
From sizzling street snacks, spicy biryanis and fried noodles to gourmet dining, Mauritius offers a culinary journey for all tastes. Do not leave without trying at least a few of the country’s musttry Mauritian dishes, such as Gateaux Piments, Boulettes, Dholl Puri, Poudine Maïs, Biryani, Fish Vindaye, Napolitaine, Bol Renversé, Jamalac and Rougaille. Mauritius promises to tantalise your taste buds, leaving you with decadent memories.
Combining stunning beaches, exhilarating adventures and a rich culinary heritage, Mauritius stands out as an exceptional destination for luxury travellers. It’s no surprise that this island country has been voted the Indian Ocean’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards.
With diverse coastal paradises, vibrant nightlife options and a fusion of flavours from around the world, Mauritius offers a luxurious and all-encompassing experience, beckoning you with open arms, promising a remarkable journey for the ultimate in luxury and indulgence. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the beauty and adventure of Mauritius for yourself – it’s a journey you won’t forget!