Mauritius Holidays

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Mauritius

flying time

11 hours 40 minutes

time difference

GMT +4 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever if arriving from endemic area

Best time to travel

May - December

Weather

Mauritius experiences a hot and humid summer from December to April and cooler, drier conditions from May to November. Under the influence of the prevailing south-easterly winds, the east coast is slightly cooler and wetter than the west. The winds can bring a welcome relief to the east coast in the hottest summer months but are more blustery here in July and August. The cyclone season lasts from December to March. Although a direct hit is rare, cyclones far out at sea can bring some days of squally rain.



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Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius

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Stay 7 nights and receive a 45% discount on Villa rates at the Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa.
Prices from £1,999 per person including international flights and transfers when staying in a Luxury Suite Villa on a half board basis. Valid for travel now from 1st - 31st July 2014.Terms and conditions apply.

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MAURITIUS WITH A&K

Once at the crossroads of the African and Arabian trade routes, the island of Mauritius encapsulates a melting pot of cultures.

Mauritius holidays with Abercrombie & Kent are as fascinating and diverse as the island itself.

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Driving across this spectacular island you will see visions in saffron saris walking gracefully under the shade of banyan trees and Hindu temples covered in deities rising out of fields shoulder high with sugar cane. Mauritius holidays are defined by the island's hospitable people, delicious cuisine, miles of sandy beaches and array of watersport activities, making it a special place for honeymooners, couples and families seeking a relaxing beach holiday.

Luxury Mauritius holidays are not a chore to find with the island offering some of the finest hotels in the Indian Ocean.

This island of contrasts also has plenty to offer those seeking more than just pure relaxation in a Mauritius holiday.  We recommend taking the historic tea route across the island visiting plantations en route or perhaps swim with dolphins from a luxurious catamaran. If you are a little more adventurous, then why not explore the Bel Ombre Nature Park by quad bike. With a climate of warm sunshine, the occasional short sharp shower to bring out the scent of the frangipani, a diet of tropical fruits and the freshest seafood, holidays to Mauritius have all the ingredients for a wonderful experience.

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Suggested Mauritius Accommodation Offers

Constance Le Prince Maurice 

Mauritius 

Evoking the splendour of a distant era, Le Prince Maurice is named after Prince Maurice van Nassau, pioneer of the spice trade in the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by a protective reef of sand bars...


Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita 

Mauritius 

Cocooned by a private sanctuary on the east coast of Mauritius, the Four Seasons at Anahita embraces endless views of blue waters against a backdrop of green-blanketed mountains...


One & Only Le Saint Geran

Basking on the golden peninsular of Belle Mare on the island’s northeast coast, this tropical paradise has ten kilometres of coastline...


Paradis Hotel & Golf Club 

Mauritius 

Paradis Hotel & Golf Club has a superb location on the island’s South-western tip and is a haven for sports lovers and families alike. The resort is beautifully spread out...


Royal Palm 

Mauritius 

Royal Palm is located close to Grand Baie in the north of Mauritius. An oasis of luxury and calm, the hotel is set in lush tropical gardens, overlooking turquoise seas and is on one of the finest white sandy beaches...



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A&K Philanthropy

Saint Mary of the Angels

Saint Mary of the Angels

Village "Saint Mary of the Angels" is home to abandoned and orphaned children ranging in age from just a few months to 18-years-old and all living with HIV.



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