Whether you wish to spend your time underwater exploring the wonders of the Indian Ocean, or catching the rays of the sun, you will love Mauritius. The people are amongst the world's friendliest - a polyglot of nationalities and religions co-existing in harmony. Hospitality is their game and the island boasts some of the world's top resort hotels which nestle along its powder white shores, fringed by casuarina trees.
, every shade of aquamarine, sapphire, opal and emerald, from the darkness beyond the reefs to the palest translucent waters of the protected lagoons.
A year-round destination, it is hot in summer from November to April and mild the rest of the time. The rainy season is January to May but on the coast rainfall is spasmodic with the west coast being driest. Cyclones can occur from January to March, and sea breezes keep down the humidity at this hottest time. Cooling south east trade winds blow the during the 'winter' months, May to October.
- Watersports including snorkelling, scuba diving, waterskiing, surfing and windsurfing - tell us your passion and we'll tell you where and when to go!
- Deep sea big game fishing - best time is from September to March
- Golf, with a choice of courses, some with 18 holes and others just 9
- Tennis and horse riding from some hotels
Sample ItinerariesClick on the titles
below for links to see our suggested itineraries. But please remember that these are just some ideas and we look forward to helping you plan YOUR safari
!Intimate Botswana and Mauritius
: A holiday of two halves with a safari in the remote Okavango Delta followed by a few luxuriously relaxing days beside the Indian OceanIndian Ocean Gems - Reunion and Mauritius
: Exploring the rugged volcanic island of Reunion before enjoying the white sand beaches and luxury of MauritiusBeaches of the Seychelles
: Visiting Praslin and Desroches, two contrasting, idyllic islands