A slice of paradise – Mauritius

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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A haven of perfectly white sandy beaches, sparkling crystal turquoise waters and a mild tropical climate, Mauritius is a true island paradise. Combine this idyllic setting with the genuine Mauritian hospitality, historic sights, cultural diversity and almost limitless activities and you have a location with it all.

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HIGHLIGHTS

• Explore the warm waters; take a boat trip to Ile aux Cerfs island, try your hand at windsurfing, or dive in and discover the underwater wonderland waiting beneath the waves.

• Mauritius is home to world-class golf courses, each providing a unique experience; teeing-off is the perfect way to spend a relaxing day in paradise.

• Visit the bustling towns and villages. Port Louis, the capital, is an active harbour with atmospheric open-air local markets and a great place to pick up a souvenir.

• The Crocodile and Giant Tortoise Park is a real treat for all the family, whilst the famous seven sands of Chamarel National Park, Black River Gorge and Pamplemousse Botanical Gardens provide picture perfect moments.

An intimate and secluded resort on sandy shores, Constance Le Prince Maurice offers romantic relaxed luxury. Accommodation, built in traditional design, comes in a variety of options but all offer terraces or balconies, oversized balconies and Apple Macs. Pamper yourself at the renowned Sisley spa and Spa de Constance, then enjoy the exceptional international cuisine created by chefs from around the world. Families benefit from the complimentary children’s club ‘Constance Kids’ Club’, while golf fans can retreat to the two complimentary 18-hole championship golf course and the adventurous can make the most of the water sports on offer including diving.

HONEYMOON HAVEN

With its idyllic romantic setting and laid back vibe Mauritius is understandably a popular honeymoon destination. Combine this with couple’s massages on the beach, serene sunsets and candle lit dinners, at the luxurious Constance Le Prince Maurice and you have a perfect match.

Idyllically situated on a 62 acre private tropical estate alongside the famous Turtle Bay, the charming makes a tranquil Mauritian retreat. Ideally situated between the thriving village of Grand Baie and the Capital of Port Louis this is great base to explore Mauritius from. Guest accommodation offers luxurious all-sea-facing rooms. Selection of restaurants and bars offering al fresco and fine dining options to suit any mood. Facilities include a 9-hole golf course, award-winning Maritim Tropical Flower Spa and Beauty Centre, land and water sports and horse riding.

FOR THE ADVENTUROUS

For those who like to be on the go and try something new, The Maritim Hotel has a whole range of exciting activities. Try windsurfing, sailing or explore beneath the waves and try diving. For those who prefer dry land there’s beach volleyball, archery and horse riding.

In the sandy bay of Pointe aux Piments the spacious Le Meridien Ile Maurice overlooks the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and offers excellent facilities. Explore a large selection of restaurants and bars serving a range of cuisine from Mediterranean to Indian. Beyond the simple relaxation afforded by the sand, sea and pool, there is an infinite choice of facilities on offer, from water sports including water-skiing, diving, spa and fitness centre. Plus there’s a children’s club so you can relax while the little ones play.

TOP TIP

For those wanting a more serene or romantic retreat, the Nirvana Wing offers adult only accommodation, with use of an exclusive infinity pool, lounge service and in-room breakfast service.

On the soft golden sands of the most beautiful beach in Mauritius sits the intimate and friendly, all inclusive resort of Veranda Palmar Beach. Elegantly designed rooms with private balconies can accommodate two adults and two children under 12 years so this is excellent for a family on a budget. Enjoy picture perfect views of the glistening waters while sampling delicious seafood and Mauritian delicacies. Take a cooling dip in the pool, rejuvenate at the Seven Colours Wellness Centre or delight in a wide array of seaside pleasures for water sports addicts.

In the Domaine de Bel Ombre, the Heritage Awali Golf Resort & Spa blends into its beautiful surrounding by the glistening blue sea. From indulgent treatments at the luxury spa, four swimming pools, to tennis courts and scuba diving there is something to suit all the family. The All Inclusive program here is unbeatable, with premium imported branded drinks and French champagne available to guests. There is a choice of three restaurants on site including the famous and trendy C Beach Club, and Infinity Blue by the beach serving fresh seafood and local delicacies.

GREAT GOLFING

A trip to Mauritius wouldn’t be complete without a little golf, and guests at Heritage Awali have access to both an 18-hole and 9-hole golf course free of charge. Flanked by rolling mountains on one side and the blue waters of the lagoon on the other, as well as being beautiful, the courses cater for golfers of all levels.

Take a look at flights to Mauritius  here.

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My name is Kelly Brindle and as well as being a mother of two young children, I am part of a great team at Netflights.com sharing our travel passion and experience. I have travelled to Australia, Far East, Canada, Middle East and Europe and love every aspect of travel! I have some great tips and advice entertaining the little ones on your next expedition too! Netflights.com Google+
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