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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. 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.
11 hours 40 minutes
GMT +4 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever if arriving from endemic area
Best time to travel
May - December
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.
Suggested accommodation in Mauritius
Constance Le Prince Maurice
Poste de Flacq
Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita
Grande Riviere Sud-Est
One & Only Le Saint Geran
Paradis Hotel & Golf Club
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Book a stay at our favourite Mauritian Resort and secure your perfect villa retreat in the Indian Ocean this winter. Prices start from £2,149 per person for 7 nights in a Garden Suite Villa on a half board basis including return international flights, taxes and airport transfers. Valid for travel 1st October - 26th December 2014. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.
Save up to £1,800 per person
Book a 7 night stay at the St Regis in Mauritius before 15th January 2015 and receive a 60% discount, plus a special Santa Hamper including a complimentary couples massage and lobster dinner for two. Prices start from £1,959 per person and are based on two people sharing a Ocean View Deluxe Room on a half board basis. Price includes international flights and private airport transfers. Valid for travel 25th November 2014 - 31st January 2015. Subject to availability. Terms & condition apply.
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