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A melody of calm coastlines and unmatched luxury awaits in Mauritius.

Holidays in the Mauritius

Surrounded by the warm, azure waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is the kind of island where people come to truly get away from it all. Step onto the soft, white beach, listen to the palm trees rustling in the warm breeze and we think you'll know exactly what we mean. 
As perfect for families as it is for honeymooning couples, the sense of tranquillity, breathtaking tropical scenery, and opulent resorts make Mauritius a favourite luxury destination. Think of impeccable service, infinity pools, luxury spas, and plush rooms with breathtaking views. Hotels in Mauritius are among the most luxurious in the world. Check into one of our handpicked hotels and completely switch off.

When is the best time to visit?: Mauritius' tropical climate means it's warm all year round, but the best time to visit is between May and November.

Travel guide

With exotic wildlife, duty-free shopping, delicious cuisine, and water sports galore, Mauritius has plenty to offer its visitors all year round.

  • Best time to visit: May-November
  • Average temp: 24°C/75°F
  • Average flight time: 12 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples, Families
  • Currency: Mauritian Rupee
  • Time Difference: +4 Hours

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Embrace Nature

Embrace Nature

No one will judge you if you decide, upon arrival in Mauritius, that you just want to lie on the beach, order rum punch to your lounger and enjoy some good old-fashioned do-nothing downtime. But it would be a shame to miss out on everything this natural paradise has to offer. Why not take a day just to embrace nature? See the famous giant water lilies at Pamplemousses' botanical gardens, head beneath the waves to the coral reefs teaming with life or hike Le Morne for stunning panoramic views of the island.

The Mountains of Chamarel

The Mountains of Chamarel

Embark on a journey through the island's interior to discover breathtaking waterfalls nestled within the lush landscapes. A charming village nestled in the Southwest, Chamarel is a jewel of wonders. Wander the treetop walkways of The Ebony Forest and uncover native flowers and rare endemic birds. Watch the cascading tundra of Chamarel Waterfall. Visit the quirky Museum of Illusions high in the hills. Or see The Seven Coloured Earths, a natural phenomenon where sand dunes showcase seven distinct colours, a must-see marvel.

Live the Life of Luxury

Live the Life of Luxury

A trip to Mauritius is a luxury in itself. So why not embrace the opulence of the island and live a life of luxury for a day? Begin your morning teeing off among the palms and tropical plants at the Île aux Cerfs Golf Club and browsing the designer labels that line the Instagrammable Umbrella Square of Le Caudan Waterfront. As the mid-day sun peaks, take to the skies for a breathtaking helicopter flight. See extinct volcanoes, tropical forests, and the famed underwater waterfall optical illusion as you glide over the island's diverse landscapes.

food and drink

Food & Drink

Mauritius, surrounded by the bounty of the Indian Ocean, is a seafood lover's paradise. Taste the freshness of local catches, from succulent octopus curry to grilled marlin, in beachside shacks or upscale restaurants. Away from the shores, immerse yourself in the island's rich culinary heritage by sampling the delights of Mauritian street food. Indulge in dholl puri, a delicious flatbread filled with yellow split peas, chutneys, and pickles, or savour the spicy kick of samosas. Mauritius has a long-standing tradition of rum production. Take a tour of a local distillery to savour the rich flavours of Mauritian rum, from dark and spiced varieties to light and fruity blends. Or quench your thirst with the island's exotic fruit juice infusions. From refreshing lychee and passion fruit to the unique flavours of tamarind and golden apple, Mauritius offers a vibrant array of tropical drink options.


Average monthly temperature in Mauritius (°C)

  • Jan 26°C
  • Feb 26°C
  • Mar 26°C
  • Apr 25°C
  • May 23°C
  • Jun 22°C
  • Jul 21°C
  • Aug 21°C
  • Sep 21°C
  • Oct 23°C
  • Nov 24°C
  • Dec 25°C
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