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Lovers on each unforgettable Mauritius honeymoon are greeted by the sounds of mischievous monkeys and chattering parakeets as they breakfast al fresco with the sunrise’s coral majesty. On languid tropical afternoons, the same couples can revel in nothing but rest and relaxation, sun and sand. Also a mecca for divers, Mauritius features countless mysterious shipwrecks to explore, where there is always the potential for uncovering ancient treasure buried beneath the sea for centuries.
Rare water lilies, bustling bazaars, beautiful temples, and extinct volcanoes all form the different facets of Mauritius—this jewel of the Indian Ocean. On these three islands off the coast of Madagascar, guests enjoying holidays in Mauritius soon learn that sensational beaches are only a small part of the many natural attractions. Here, visitors can witness the full range of nature’s majesty, from monumental cliffs with thundering breakers to one of the world’s most famous botanical gardens. A scenic jungle preserve on Mauritius hosts many endangered species and traditional island plantations still produce tea in the time-honored Mauritian manner. A visit to the romantic Chamarel waterfall and pristine beach of Le Gris Gris is a must for honeymooners on their Mauritius holidays. Mauritius’ unique wildlife—such as rare giant tortoises, flying foxes, and crocodiles—live peacefully in nature preserves, where safaris create uncommon family fun. Finally, be sure to visit Tamarind Waterfalls, where a crystal river cascades 240 meters over seven steps. Take a bath in the refreshing waters at the base of these falls, and you will truly know what luxury holidays are all about!
The friendly residents of Mauritius island hail from Britain, France, Denmark, India, China, Sri Lanka, Africa, Madagascar, and Malaysia. They migrated to these islands to harvest ebony, grow sugar cane, and seek adventure during their time in Mauritius. As a result, today’s Mauritians represent a rainbow of cultures and cuisines. French influence on these islands, just off the coast of Madagascar, has resulted in a profusion of gourmet restaurants and top-tier Mauritius hotels. Fine wines pair wonderfully with classic French dishes that take advantage of the bounty of both sea and land. On your Mauritius holidays, be sure to try Civet de Lievre, or hare in red wine, as well as a fresh octopus salad. The influence of India has brought pungent flavors such as saffron, cinnamon, and cardamom, which tempt diners at suppertime with their delectable aromas. Sophisticated Chinese dishes include shark fin and abalone soups, and Creole cuisine excites diners with its spicy curries. British influence is evident in the tradition of afternoon tea time, served in classic old world style at every Mauritius hotel. There is truly an epicurean delight for every palate throughout these islands, so be sure to grab a Mauritius map and seek out the panoply of chic, worldly restaurants.
Beautiful Mauritius is also a bounty of superlative accommodations. Hotels in Mauritius, in fact, boast the highest density of 5-star resorts anywhere in the world. Mauritius flights originate in locations as diverse as London, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Perth, and Melbourne, and its international airport welcomes visitors on their Mauritius vacations any time of the day or night. Perfect Mauritius weather beckons you to an elegant luxury holiday any time of year, although September through November is the ideal vacation time, with temperatures between 25° and 28° and pleasant sea breezes rippling across the jasmine-scented harbors. Summer in Mauritius—from December to June—is a time of balmy subtropical weather ideally suited to bathing suits and breezy linens. July to September is slightly cooler, but still ideal for Mauritius holidays revelers to sunbathe, scuba dive, and swim in the cerulean lagoons.
Mauritian residents are known for great religious tolerance, even sharing in the observances of other cultural groups as they observe Mauritius holidays. Locals primarily practice Hinduism, Islam, and Catholicism, celebrating more than twenty national holidays that bring color and excitement to the islands year ‘round. The holiday of Cavadee is one unusual spectacle featuring pierced and tattooed islanders participating in twilight fire-walking ceremonies. On Father Laval Day, a procession honors a French priest of St. Croix, and on Chinese New Year, firecrackers and colorful dragon puppets dominate the festive street scene.
On your Mauritius honeymoon, throw on a sarong and dance through the dappled shade, past orchids and beneath a blooming tropical bower to a gently swinging hammock. Laze the day away, sipping a heady Mauritius holidays concoction of passion fruit, pineapple, rum, coconut, or any flavor you choose. The soothing waters of every inlet and bay stand ready to welcome you on an unforgettable Mauritius vacation, honeymoon, or luxury wedding getaway, and—who knows?—you may just find a golden relic washed up on the shore from those mysterious shipwrecks of old.