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A honeymoon comes once in life, thus it should be spent at a destination that will take your breath away and remain imprinted in your heart and mind forever. Mauritius is that place! Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a fascinating Island nation often described as a tropical paradise in the ocean. Mauritius is famous for hosting thousands of tourists-honeymooners and normal tourists-all year round. Mauritius has quite a number of beautiful places to see and activities to do hence ensuring that your honeymoon will be a beautiful and exciting experience. Surrounded by turquoise blue water, palm-fringed beaches, white sand and coral reefs, Mauritius are the perfect holiday destination to spend your honeymoon. Being a small Island country made of people with mixed races, Mauritians are friendly and hospitable to visitors. You will not feel like an outsider during your stay but rather you’ll feel like you are still at home. This is one of the qualities that make it the perfect destination. Surprisingly, with all the popularity Mauritius has gained as a honeymoon destination, things are quite affordable. You will get to visit and stay in luxurious places at very pocket friendly costs unlike many destinations. Apart from the various activities and places to see, Mauritius will also amaze you with its unique culture, traditional settings, beautiful colonial houses and historical sites.
Things to Do in Mauritius
There are about 200 things/activities you can do and enjoy in Mauritius. This being a small island country you could manage to do all if you are on a long holiday. Nevertheless, if you are taking a short holiday we have compiled for you the most exciting and must-do activities during your honeymoon holiday. We have been taking our guests there over the years and thus have firsthand knowledge of the best activities that will make your holiday romantic and memorable.
Visit the Beach
What better to start your honeymoon holiday in this heavenly island that with a visit to the beach! You can walk and play in the white sandy beach, build castles, write your names in the sand and also swim in the crystal blue water of the Indian Ocean. To end your night, enjoy a romantic candle-lit dinner by the beach as you enjoy the cool breeze and the calmness of the night. Some of the best beaches are Blue bay, Grand bay, Pereybere, Belle Mare and Grand bay beaches.
You would never forgive yourself if you visited Mauritius and never bought anything. Shopping is one of the most enjoyable things you can do as a couple during your Mauritius honeymoon.Apart from being a paradise in the ocean Mauritius is a shopping paradise. From modern clothes, traditional outfits and beautiful jewelry to beautiful gifts that you can buy for your significant other. Grand Baie Bazar and Quatre Bornes are some of the best shopping places.
With its mixed races, Mauritius has the best to offer when it comes to food. Get a taste of Indian, African, Chinese and Creole cuisines. You can choose to go the romantic dinning way or just enjoy the street food which is very safe and worth tasting. The best thing is that you can buy take-away food and make your own dinning place by the beach.
Visit the Chamarel Village
Have you ever heard of the Seven Colored Earth? If yes, you do not want to miss a visit to Chamarel village which is home to this wonder of the earth. If not, then this is your chance to see this wonder and learn more about it. These are sand dunes made of seven different beautiful colors. It is quite a sight to behold. Chamarel Village is also home to the famous Chamarel Falls and the Black River Gorges National Park.
Visit the Spa
You could wonder why a visit to the spa is one of the most important must-do activities. Take it from us though that a visit to a Mauritian spa will be such a beautiful experience that once back home you could take a flight back to Mauritius every time you need to visit a spa. It is also the best remedy to get rid of exhaustion after so many activities.
Visit the Treasure Island
A honeymoon in Mauritius could not be complete without a visit to the Ile aux Cerfs or the Treasure Island which is the ideal romantic getaway. With the palm trees, the ocean water and the sandy beach the Treasure Island is one of those places that a romantic dinner or breakfast is a must have. There are several restaurants on the island to service you.
Visit the Pamplemousses Garden
This is a spectacular botanical garden that is famed for its spice garden, about 85 varieties of palms species from all over the world and giant water lilies covering the water surface. This garden is a favorite for many honeymooners.
Tour the Grand basin lake
Considered a sacred lake amongst the Hindus, the Grand Basin is one of those scenic views that will take your breath away. An aerial view of the lake is especially one of the best views.
An adrenaline rush experience is a beautiful thing. Go for skydiving and take in the view of the island from the sky.
Go for a road trip
Car hiring services are prominent in Mauritius. Hire a car and take a road trip with your loved one. Explore the Island and get the best of it with your partner. When to Travel- The best time to go for a honeymoon in Mauritius is during the dry season between May and December.
Where to stay
Some of the top resorts offering accommodation in Mauritius include; NOTE: Same-sex honeymoons for men are not allowed in Mauritius. We shall however give you advice on other destinations that you can freely enjoy your honeymoon.
Located on a white sand beach Silver Beach resort in Mauritius is a friendly and hospitable resort. The fact that it is family-owned and managed makes it the perfect home away from home. Silver beach resort is small and secluded thus giving you an intimate and romantic atmosphere…. Read More …
Set on the sandy beach facing the ocean, Recif Attitude resort overlooking the Indian Ocean thus giving you a scenic view of the beach. The resort is built in a modern Mediterranean architectural design but still has a Mauritian feel in it. Activities at Recif Attitude resort include snorkeling, kayaking and sunbathing at the beach….. Read More …
If you love golfing, Heritage Awali Golf and Spa Resort is the perfect honeymoon destination for you. The 5 star resort which is part of the famous Bel Ombre Estate has both 9 and 18 hole golf courses and a Seven Colors Spa village. The lavish resort offers world class services and has a set of sports and magnificent amenities that will make your holiday complete… Read More …
Emeraude beach Attitude resort is a family friendly resort that will make your stay in Mauritius memorable. Owned, run and managed by family members, this resort will make your stay as homely as it can get. The services are intimate thus creating a romantic atmosphere. Kids