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Mauritius

Our verdict:

I think Mauritius is one of the most romantic places on earth. It has lush, mountainous interiors giving way to white beaches and coral-fringed lagoons. Add in a choice of impressive resorts and spas to suit all budgets, attractions and activities, plus a lively foodie scene melding Chinese, Indian, African and French influences, and you have a honeymoon to remember.

Recommended tour operator: Tropical Sky

Paradise CoveHeritage Le Telfair, bang on the beachZilwa Attitude beach barContemporary rooms at Tamassa

Tropical Sky says

Mauritius is a romantic and gracious island paradise, the perfect destination for any couple to spend their honeymoon at any time of year.

Along with its multitude of palm-fringed white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, this scenic island boasts virgin rainforests, fascinating historic sites and lots of activities. Check out our top ten things to do in Mauritius.

We offer a superb range of honeymoons in Mauritius from intimate boutique hotels to luxurious five-star resorts, many of them offering all-inclusive options. Here’s our pick of the best to suit all budgets.

There’s an authentic Mauritian vibe at the attractive Preskil Island Resort hotel. It offers outstanding value for money and we especially recommend the Prestige Rooms and Junior Suites, all of which have spectacular sea views and are just steps from the  water’s edge. All-inclusive is optional.

The all-inclusive five star Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa has no less than three beaches and is our top pick if you are thinking of getting married in Mauritius. The location is hard if not impossible to beat and the atmosphere is perfect when it comes to romance combined with celebration.

The Maritim Resort & Spa is a great value five star option with beautiful grounds – it even has its own Chateau Mon Desir, an incredibly beautiful setting for a wedding.

Recently refurbished, the stylish five star Lux Grande Gaube has a spectacular spa as well as its own tennis academy and golf driving range.

For five-star luxury and plenty of activities, the all-inclusive Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is hard to beat. There’s a superb spa, a wide choice of restaurants, sports galore (even water-skiing is included in the price) and excellent evening entertainment.

We can also arrange a two-centre honeymoon combining Mauritius with other destinations such as Dubai, Cape Town and a safari in Kenya. Our expert team will tailor-make your perfect honeymoon to suit you.

Find out more about our latest special offers in Mauritius, the best time to visit Mauritius and overall honeymoon costs.

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