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4 reasons to visit Mauritius

Mauritius is one of the world’s top luxury tourism destinations. With direct flights and an impressive array of stylish resorts to suit all tastes, isn’t it time you discovered this Indian Ocean gem? Trailfinders have picked out 4 reasons why you should visit Mauritius and enjoy all the luxuries it has to offer. Rejuvenation The resorts of Mauritius are home to some of the finest spas in the world with leading names such as Givenchy, Guerlain, Angsana and Shiseido all in attendance. If you prefer to push rather than pamper your body you can enjoy fabulous scuba diving and snorkelling, hiking, horse riding or quad biking in the mountains or teeing off on 11 golf courses. Either way you’ll come away supremely relaxed. Trailfinders recommends: LUX* Grand Gaube LUX* Grand Gaube is a luxury hotel in the middle of the beautiful fishing village of Grand Gaube. Based on the principles of Feng Shui, the hotel is the perfect location to rejuvenate body, soul and mind. LUX* Grand Gaube Family With direct flights and no jet lag, Mauritius is a fabulous choice for a relaxing family holiday. Superlative levels of service extend to the kid’s clubs and babysitting so your children will be pampered like princes while you enjoy a bit of you time. Fabulous fun from quad biking and sailing to submarines and safari parks means the whole family can enjoy time together too. Trailfinders recommends: Constance Belle Mare Plage Constance Belle Mare Plage provides endless golden beaches and stunning Indian Ocean scenery. This resort is the perfect luxury break for the family with a selection of quality restaurants to choose from, 2 golf courses, a plethora of watersports to try out. Constance Belle Mare Plage Luxury Mauritius’ luxury resorts are chic, refined and enjoy legendary levels of personalised service. Expect beautiful settings along the finest beaches, dining to die for and stylish rooms that could very well make a hermit of you. Your own private island sir? Butler service madam? Helicopter transfers? No problem at all. Trailfinders recommends: Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa The Hilton is the perfect exotic luxury getaway boasting ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort’ by World Traveler Magazine in 2011. Enjoy windsurfing, authentic Thai Cuisine and cocktails by sunset. Hilton Mauritius Romance This palm fringed paradise will send you weak at the knees falling into the arms of your loved one. Whether you’re looking for a secluded love nest to spend the day in or perhaps your own private pool there’s an intimate retreat for everyone, and if you’re planning your honeymoon or wedding you’ll get a lot more than just flowers on your bed with amazing discounts and inclusions to make your stay just perfect. Trailfinders recommends: Veranda Paul & Virginie Hotel & Spa Mauritius Located in the North east of Mauritius Veranda Paul & Virginie is a peaceful haven perfect for couples looking for a stay in paradise. Enjoy moments of complete tranquillity by the beach with your loved one. Veranda A new, luxurious in-flight experience from Air Mauritius means that you can now travel to Mauritius in complete comfort, and choosing the national airline means that your Mauritian experience begins the moment you set foot on board. Enjoy up to 6 direct non-stop services from London Heathrow to Mauritius each week with frequent regional connections from local airports. Onward connections will open up the Indian Ocean to destinations such as Australia and South Africa.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Telegraph.

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