Most visitors to Mauritius stay at one of the island’s magnificent resorts. The capital, Port Louis, is the main tourist hub of the island, but there are hundreds of excellent beach resorts to choose from. The best of these, The Royal Palm Hotel, has been hailed by Forbes as one of the best beach resorts in the world. Most of the resorts sport luxury amenities such as golf courses, spas and watersports like diving, snorkelling, windsurfing, sailing or fishing. A honeymoon in Mauritius will be breathtaking.
Mauritius encapsulates the perfect chill-out honeymoon destination in every way. The beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world, the seafood is mouth-wateringly delicious, and the hotels are all absolutely top drawer. What’s not to love about this mesmerising island?
About the climate:
Honeymoon in Mauritius is one of the few places in the world where it is sunny and beautiful all year around, meaning no matter when you decide to celebrate your honeymoon, you can guarantee the weather is never going to let you down.
January – April & December: Mauritius is a great choice of honeymoon destination for couples who want a relaxing beach holiday, and temperatures are consistently high throughout the year. However, it might be worth taking into account the average rainfall. During January, February, March, April and December, it typically rains a lot more. If you don’t want to risk the rain, check out the months of May, June, July, August, September, October and November.
May – November: Temperatures are consistently high in Mauritius, yet the amount of rain throughout the year changes dramatically. For hot weather with less chance of rain, we recommend visiting during the months of May, June, July, August, September, October or November. During these months temperatures can often reach around 28 degrees celsius.
About the culture:
Mauritius has been both a French and British colony (gaining its independence in 1968), so combined with its Indian and African roots creates a fascinating melting point of different cultures and languages. Much of the inland farms are sugar cane plantations, while near the shores, fishing and tourism are the main drivers of the economy.
What we love:
Being only 28 miles long and 40 miles wide, as well as being almost entirely surrounded by coral reefs, means that you can really have the peace and tranquility you deserve on your honeymoon.
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The following are companies we would recommend...
The Honeymoon Fixer is a luxury honeymoon planner, specialising in honeymoons to Mauritius. They'll create your honeymoon fantasy, with tailored itineraries crafted according to your needs and every small detail catered for, so all you have to do is turn up and enjoy your getaway! Whether you want to soak up the sunshine whilst beach-hopping, or be adventurous and go skydiving, they can help plan your dream honeymoon. Typical cost is between £8,000 and £12,000.
For couples looking for a honeymoon full of sun and beaches, Turquoise holidays is a great choice for you. With a range of destinations to choose from and staff with specialist knowledge, get inspired by everything Turquoise has to offer you. Talk to the consultants who will help you plan the honeymoon of your dreams. From their exclusive 'bride stays free' offers to honeymoon gifts when you arrive back home from your trips, you will not be disappointed with Turquoise's amazing deals!
Having opened the first hotel in Mauritius way back in 1952, Beachcomber Tours have continued to pioneer luxury holidays in the Indian Ocean, Middle East & Morocco. Based in Guildford, Surrey, Beachcomber emphasise luxury and have a whole department devoted to honeymoons - meaning that you can be sure that your every whim will be catered to.
Founded in 1962, Abercrombie & Kent embody the pinnacle of luxury honeymoon tour operators. Whilst they are at the more expensive end of the spectrum, you pay for quality and Abercrombie & Kent organise trips in 100 countries on all 7 continents. Whether you are looking for a unique tailor-made trip, a relaxing beach holiday, or a private villa or chalet to rent for your honeymoon, Abercrombie & Kent will look after you every step of the way as they pride themselves on being the best in the business.