Incredible Honeymoon Destinations: Mauritius

21 May 2014

Where sun-kissed white sand, luxurious resorts and fascinating culture collide, the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is a coveted destination for honeymooners the world over.  Once described by Mark Twain as the “blueprint for paradise”, Mauritius’ idyllic shores offer the perfect blend of romantic seclusion and exhilarating activities, making it the ultimate location to spend your first moments together as newlyweds.

Mauritius Mauritius..."a blueprint for paradise"

With an endless selection of exceptionally designed resorts intertwined amongst the islands’ natural beauty, choosing the perfect locale for your once in a lifetime getaway is easy.  For the couple who loves to lounge together on the beach, watch magical sunsets and swim amongst calm turquoise waters, the West coast of the island is the place to be.  While the East coast boasts breathtakingsunrises, breezier weather and rougher seas perfect for watersports.  Towards the Northern tip of the island, honeymooners can enjoy luxurious resorts and exquisite stretches of white sand while in close proximity to the colourful streets of Port Louis, while to the South couples who desire the ultimate in privacy can escape into total seclusion where glittering infinity pools and opulent bungalows blend amongst tropical landscapes.

No matter where you decide to stay, honeymooners will be welcomed by a bounty of incredible island hospitality.  From an unimaginable array of exciting activities to fine global and local cuisines, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy this special getaway.  Go on a catamaran cruise, snorkel amongst schools of tropical fish, kayak over glittering turquoise waters or simply lounge beside the pool.  Spend an afternoon indulging in soothing spa treatments or take a moment to enjoy your resorts incredible amenities.  From gym facilities to tennis courts, get sporty with your loved one in between time beside the pool or off-resort excursions.

As evening falls, sip freshly blended cocktails and watch the sun set before sitting down to a romantic beachside dinner underneath the stars.  Taste succulent seafood prepared with fragrant local spices or sample culinary favourites from around the world.  Boasting Italian, Asian and North American favourites, you’ll be spoilt for choice of amazing cuisines and a selection fine wines to accompany them.

For couples looking for the ultimate honeymoon destination, Mauritius has everything you need and more.  From world-class luxurious resorts, to incredible activities, breathtaking natural scenery and mouth-watering cuisine, it is no wonder why the gem of the Indian Ocean has become a favourite for newlyweds.

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