What to do during your stay in Mauritius?
Mauritius has something for everyone with its wide range of water sports, land-based and discovery activities with white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and beautiful tropical landscapes. Explore, discover, enjoy, vibrate, meditate, share your emotions alone, as a couple or with your family during a memorable stay.
The Dale spot in the village of Tamarin is internationally known as well as the more technical Black Rocks. You can learn to surf and rent a board to have fun on the rollers of the bay. In the south, the experienced surfers perform on the spot of One Eye.
With its constant winds, the island boasts ideal conditions for this popular sport. The most famous spots are Morne Brabant and Le Morne Beach, where kite surfers can enjoy strong waves and winds. Kitesurfing schools are also available for beginners and advanced kitesurfers.
Are you a thrill-seeker? Take off from the Chamarel area to discover the spectacular views over the turquoise lagoon, the beaches and the surrounding mountains. Qualified instructors ensure safety and flights are accessible to all levels, from beginners to experienced pilots, with smooth, steady winds throughout the year.
Mauritius is an ideal destination for scuba diving. The clear waters at an average of 25° offer incredible visibility and a wide variety of marine life. Dive sites are home to colourful coral reefs, tropical fish, rays and sharks, as well as wrecks, caves and underwater canyons.
Make the most of our beautiful beaches
Mauritius is famous for its white sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons. Among the most popular beaches, those of Mont Choisy, Trou aux Biches, Flic en Flac and Belle Mare are ideal for snorkeling, swimming, water sports and sunbathing. Enjoy every moment of the day, surrounded by filaos trees and fish-filled coves, deserted beaches and family beaches.
Family holidays in Mauritius
With its white sandy beaches, lagoons, endemic forests and rich culture, this paradise island offers a variety of activities for all during family holidays. From water and land-based activities to hiking, theme parks and museums, when staying with a family, everyone finds something to do while enjoying excellent accommodation.
With its crystal clear waters and exceptional marine biodiversity, this is Mauritius' most popular activity. The best known snorkeling spots are Île aux Cerfs, Trou aux Biches, Blue Bay and Gabriel Islet. Colorful corals, tropical fish, shells, turtles, rays…
The black river gorges
This national park, located in the west of Mauritius, covers an area of 6,574 hectares and is home to a variety of endemic fauna and flora, including endangered species such as the pink pigeon. The Gorges also offer hiking trails, waterfalls and panoramic views.
Casela World of Adventures
This amusement park in the west of Mauritius offers a wide variety of activities such as safaris, quad biking, zebra rides, nature walks, ziplines and encounters with lions and giraffes. With its unspoilt natural environment, Casela offers a unique experience for visitors seeking adventure and discovery.
Vanille Nature Park
This nature reserve in the south-east of Mauritius is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including crocodiles, turtles, monkeys, bats and birds. Visitors can spot animals and enjoy activities such as fishing, zip-lining and a visit to the crocodile farm.
The comfort and security of a prestigious villa
Enjoy an exceptional holiday in our spacious, light-filled villas, designed to preserve your privacy. Fully equipped, with linen and cleaned daily, our villas provide you with the freedom to enjoy the comfort of your own -private pool and tropical garden.
A romantic holiday in Mauritius
Mauritius is a dream destination for couples looking to get away and spend quality time together. Mauritius boasts a unique combination of heavenly beaches, breathtaking post card scenery and romantic activities to make your couple's holiday unforgettable.
Mauritius is a popular honeymoon destination due to its beautiful sandy beaches, tropical climate and cultural diversity. Sunsets on the beach, romantic dinners or dolphin watching boat trips: savour every moment with your partner during your honeymoon.
During your stay in Mauritius, renew your vows during a traditional Hindu ceremony in a temple. Embrace this special experience, walk around the fire seven times and learn about the beauty of Hindu symbolism during the ceremony, where you will exchange vows.
Mauritius is an ideal destination for a boat trip. Enjoy the turquoise waters and white sandy beaches while exploring the colourful coral reefs and nearby islets like Ile aux Cerfs and Ile Plate. Glass-bottom boats offer incredible views of marine life, while catamarans are perfect for a relaxing day at sea.
Whether you enjoy your own fully equipped kitchen to prepare small dishes or the services of a chef, discover the richness and diversity of Mauritian cuisine. There are many restaurants offering all types of cuisine within easy reach of your hotel residence.
Villa with private pool
In Mauritius, easy living is an art of living. With this in mind, we've designed our villas as cocoons of softness and comfort, with your well-being and privacy in mind. Enjoy your tropical garden, your gazebo and the freshness of your private swimming pool.
When is the best time to visit Mauritius?
Mauritius can be visited and enjoyed all year round. The very high tourist season runs from December to February during the hot and humid southern summer. Temperatures range from 25° to 32° and rainfall can be significant.
Off-season, the most pleasant months with low rainfall and the least crowded are April to June and September to November. Temperatures tend to be around 23°C during the day and drop at the end of the day, but are still pleasant.
Choose your season depending on the weather and the ideal temperatures to suit you.
Highlights of your stay in Mauritius
Mauritius has a lot to offer in terms of authenticity and surprises. From stunning beaches and crystal clear lagoons to historic museums and nightlife, explore the best of the island’s emblematic places.
Flic en Flac
This long and popular beach is located on the west coast. Bordered by filaos and white sand, it offers a perfect swim in its transparent waters all year round. Street food and many restaurants for lunch abound. Nightlife is also very popular with bars and discos.
The vibrant northern seaside resort is the touristic hub of Mauritius. Renowned for its turquoise lagoon and fine sandy beach, it is home to shopping centers, numerous restaurants where you can taste the local specialties and cuisine, a bazaar, bars and nightclubs.
Trou aux Biches
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Mauritius, Trou aux Biches is renowned for its clear waters and white sandy superb beaches. It is a popular destination for scuba diving, snorkeling and various water sports. It is also famous for its restaurants and bars.
Trou aux Cerfs
Trou aux Cerfs is an extinct volcanic crater located in the town of Curepipe in central Mauritius. It is surrounded by lush vegetation and offers a panoramic view over the surrounding mountains to the south and west coast.
Mahébourg is a charming village located on the south-east coast. Known for its rich historical and cultural heritage, it is home to several museums, monuments and historical sites such as the Naval Museum and the Notre-Dame-des-Anges Church. Nearby is the beautiful Blue Bay beach, home to a national marine reserve.
What to pack for a trip to Mauritius
With its year-round tropical climate, the basic wardrobe consists of T-shirts, shorts, swimming costumes, light dresses, jeans, blouses, SPF 50 sunscreen and comfortable, sporty shoes. You'll find a wide range of local sarongs, flip-flops and T-shirts to complete your summer wardrobe. In the winter months (June to mid-September), bring a jumper or a little wool for the evenings. Textiles and knitwear are renowned in Mauritius, and you will also find a number of shops selling the best international and local brands.
How to get around during your stay in Mauritius?
Mauritius is a very small island, with less than 2000 sq km. Distances between two places are rarely long. There are several ways to get around the island, depending on your wishes.
The most folkloric and economical way: the bus! An excellent public transport system operates throughout the island. There are bus stops everywhere and even if the timetables are not mentioned, the regularity of the passages means that you won't need to wait very long.
For a few months, a light metro has served the Curepipe-Port-Louis section. Fast and
above all, it is comfortable to avoid the numerous traffic jams between these two important cities, it also avoids the trouble of finding a car park in Port-Louis.
For an "accompanied" but independent visit: ask our concierge for a taxi affiliated to the hotel or recommended by us. They are excellent guides and will remain at your disposal throughout your visit.
It is also possible to rent a chauffeur-driven vehicle or to use one of the Tour Operators operating in our hotel residences for specific outings.
To explore the island in total freedom, you can rent a car at the airport or at the hotel. This option means that you will need to quickly master left-hand drive and deal with Mauritians' distinct attitude to traffic regulations.
Finally, many providers offer scooters for hire, ideal for short trips. For an exploration of Mauritius on a road bike, our partner offers Royal Enfield 350 motorbikes for the pleasure of riding in total freedom on sandy roads and off the beaten track.