10 days from £1300pp plus international flights.
Mauritius is well known for its beaches and this lovely holiday includes plenty beach-time at one of favourite ocean-side hotels, but you'll also get to see the often overlooked interior with opportunities for nature walks, bike rides and bird watching.
Your first home is lovely Lakaz Chamarel in the southwest of the island. The Mauritian owners will welcome you, happy to share this beautiful spot with you and to introduce you to the delights on inland Mauritius.
In this restful valley setting you will feel yourself start to unwind and cast off the cares of everyday life. You can bask in the sun and go for cooling swims in your preferred pool - there are 2 to choose from. Further relaxation comes in the form of yoga sessions and massages at the spa. If you've out exploring the natural beauty of the Black River Gorges National Park you'll have worked up an appetite. You're in the right place! The food here is great.
The beach beckons and you'll be taken across the island to the southeast coast to Le Preskil Beach Resort. With the ocean on one side and a natural lagoon on the island, this is a picturesque location. It's a scene to take your breath away.
You can be as active or not, as you wish. There's no pressure to do more than laze on the beach, go for a stroll in the grounds and enjoy a cocktail at the bar. Should you feel more active there is a wealth of activities on offer including all manner of watersports and excursions. For a special treat you can join the full day catamaran cruise to the Ile aux Cerfs, famous for its sandy beaches considered by many to the be some of the most beautiful in the world.
This holiday will show you varied aspects of Mauritius and leaves you free to balance your time between activity and relaxation as you wish. It's a great introduction to this exotic island, but be warned - it may well leave you wanting more!
A day to relax on the coast. Preskil Beach Resort has 2 swimming pools, one with a whirlpool, as well as its own private beach. There are tennis courts and a fitness centre, plus s sauna and steam bath for relaxing. Why not spoil yourself at Ylang Spa, where you can indulge in a range of treatments from massage to body wraps.
Breakfast & dinner.
Guide price from (pp sharing): £1300 (ex. international flights)
Price notes: This is a 2017 guide price. Please ask for prices for the specific dates you're interested in.
Accommodation on a twin share basis; private transfers from the airport to Lakaz Chamarel, from Lakaz Chamarel to Preskil Beach Resort and from Preskil Beach Resort to the airport; meals as specified; complimentary activities; half litre bottle of mineral water on arrival; services of an English-speaking rep 24 hours a day.
International flights; departure taxes; visas; travel insurance; meals not specified; items of a personal nature; drinks; tips.
Getting there: International flights from the UK to Mauritius start from around £700, depending on season and availability.
Departure dates: This is a tailor-made holiday and can be amended in any way to suit your wishes. It can be started on any day at any time of year.
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Time: GMT +4 hours
Flight time: Direct flights from London are operated by British Airways, Air Mauritius and Virgin (seasonally). Flying time just under 12 hours. Links with Air Mauritius, Kenya Airways or South African Airways to the mainland African continent are possible.
Language: Official language is English. Most widely spoken is Mauritian Creole which has close ties to French. French is also widely spoken.
Visas: Not required by UK passport holders.
Health: Malaria free zone and no compulsary vaccinations (except Yellow Fever if arriving from an infected country).