Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is famous for its sun-kissed beaches and beautiful lagoons. Stretching over 170km, the white snow sand and turquoise blue water hold a breath-taking view and is considered a paradise to many. The fabulous weather and the warm multicultural atmosphere tick the box for those looking to relax and collect lifelong memories!
One of the many reasons this destination is popular for holidays are the miles-long beaches like Mont Choisy, Pointe d’Esny and Trou aux Biches.
However, one of the top beaches and our favourite is Belle Mare beach, located on the east coast of Mauritius, it is perfect for water sports, sunbathing snorkelling!
Among its beautiful landscapes and exotic wildlife, Mauritius hosts a wide range of activities allowing it to be the perfect holiday destination.
Here is a range of fun activities that you can add in your bucket list!
Casala World Of Adventures
Casela World of Adventures is an enormous leisure park, allowing both adults and kids to witness the wildlife & natural experiences while visiting Mauritius. The park is divided into four kingdoms plus a Discovery Centre – meaning hours of family fun!
The ‘Zookeeper for a Day’ package provides a fantastic opportunity for your little ones to learn about different animal species and the importance of protecting biodiversity. Other activities include Safari Quad Biking, Animal show, Ziplines and the 4D cinema!
For the older kids, Casela Park also offers incredible adventures with the ‘’Thrill Mountain’’ option. Teenagers can experience the ultimate adrenaline rush as they go bungee jumping in a 70m canyon!
Blue Penny Museum
Dive into history
Widen your minds and learn about the past of Mauritius while visiting the Blue Penny Museum. Home to unique treasures such as the world’s first colonial stamp, old marine maps, paintings and sculptures – get ready to be mesmerised by the history of Mauritius! The museum also has a gift shop full of great souvenirs to collect or to offer as gifts.
Chateau de Labourdonnais
Visit a Castle
Discover the colonial architecture of Chateau de Labourdonnais and gain an insight into the lives of the 19th century. The beautifully restored mansion provides a tour full of surprises through the island’s history, including a tour of the gardens and orchards accompanied with fresh fruit juices and jam.
National Botanical Garden
Love Nature? 🌴 The National Botanical Garden home to the most beautiful botanical species must definitely be on your itinerary! Discover the different types of palm trees, the impressive giant tortoises, and the iconic ponds filled with giant water lilies. This green environment is a perfect place to relax.
What’s a holiday in Mauritius if you have not seen the highest waterfall on the island?
Chamarel Waterfall which is approximately 100metres high is one of the best scenic spots to revive and relax. The sight of the freshwater cascading all the way down to a pool is simply stunning from one of the two viewpoints.
Besides sightseeing, Chamarel Waterfall is a nice spot to have a picnic or afternoon tea. Thrill-seekers have also marked this place as a must when hiking in Mauritius.
Where to stay
After a busy day exploring the island, return to Constance Prince Maurice or Constance Belle Mare Plage – luxury hotel and resort on the beautiful East Coast of Mauritius. The Suites & Villas, luxurious and spacious are perfect for a pampering stay whether you are à deux or more. You can check out all our rooms here.
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