Leave Ordinary Behind


Known as the star of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a beautiful island paradise. It’s filled with white sand beaches, dazzling blue seas, and miles of unbroken coral reef. On your holiday to Mauritius, you’ll take in beautiful sights and be able to listen to the peaceful sounds of the stunning sea.

The natural beauty extends inland, where you’ll find volcanic peaks, glistening lakes and neat little fields of sugar cane. The island has such varied multicultural influences that give it a rich culture and history. It’s perfect for exploring, with something exciting and new around every corner. On one corner you might find baroque colonial buildings, and on the other, Hindu and Buddhist temples. It’s a mixed bag that fuses into one fantastic holiday experience.

But if you’re not one for exploring, then have no worries. It’s just as easy to relax, as holidays in Mauritius also offer some of the world’s most luxurious resorts. There are excellent facilities, Michelin Star restaurants, and spas to be pampered in. From these incredible resorts, you can easily explore the rest of the island.

Mauritius also has some of the best beaches in the Indian Ocean. They’re often sheltered from some of the harsher seas, so you’ll get gentle waves that are easy to swim in. As a result, you get great snorkelling and even greater diving.

With all this to do in Mauritius, you’ll find yourself questioning, why don’t I spend every holiday at this fantastic destination?

What is the currency in Mauritius?

Mauritius Rupee

How long does it take to fly to the Mauritius?

Approximately 12 hours.

What is the time difference in Mauritius?

GMT +4 hours

When is the best time to visit Mauritius?

Mauritius has a year-round, consistently warm and sunny climate. Temperatures can reach 35 degrees during the summer months between November and April, but even during the Mauritian winter, which runs April to October, temperatures are still around a balmy 22 degrees. The best time to see the famous Victoria amazonica water lilies is in the summer months, they are particularly beautiful in January, so it’s well-worth planning your Mauritius holiday to coincide with this.

What language is spoken in Mauritius?

English and French

Visit the Mauritius Tourist Board for more information.

A Selection of Mauritius Hotels

Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury The world famous Royal Palm Mauritius Hotel was the first hotel in the Indian Ocean to become a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and continues, to this day, to set the standard in terms of lu...
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Prices from £2,690
Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa Set in the unspoiled south surrounded by 70 acres of gardens and the Blue Bay Marine Park, Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa  is located on a magnificent stretch of Mauritius's south coast, ...
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Prices from £1,875
Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa Located in the north west of Mauritius and spread over 10 hectares, the Grand Mauritian Resort and Spa is bordered by the reef and ocean nature park on the coast. All 193 guest rooms and suites have a...
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Prices from £1,635
Club Med La Plantation d'Albion 5* Tropical private villas offering style and luxury Set along a wild sandy cove, Club Med La Plantation d’Albion is a luxury all-inclusive family resort on the west coast of Mauritius, where tu...
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Prices from £1,207
Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa Scattered over 27 landscaped acres and overlooking Tamarin Bay, this member of The Leading Hotels Of The World is a very private and peaceful luxury escape. We particularly like how each vi...
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Prices from £2,085
Maritim Hotel Mauritius Set within 60 acres of enchanting tropical gardens and fringed by the natural lagoon of turtle bay, this hugely popular all-inclusive resort plays host to an impressive selection of land an...
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Prices from £1,839