Mauritius has long been a favourite with honeymooners and families, and as the doors reopen at the 6* Constance Le Prince Maurice, a new generation of luxury holiday aficionados are set to discover what the island has to offer.
Here are our top 8 reasons to go to Mauritius right now.
1. Natural beauty
Palm fringed white-sand beaches, turquoise seas and vibrant coral reefs make for a tropical island paradise. Add to this mountain peaks, lush green river gorges and waterfalls, and it’s not hard to see why Mauritius stands out as a top island destination.
2. Beautiful climate
The island’s tropical climate makes Mauritius an all-year round option if you’re looking for warmth and sunshine.
From December to April, it’s hotter and more humid, while from May to November it’s cooler and drier. The best time of year for diving is November to March.
3. Indian Ocean
What better playground for water sports enthusiasts than the Indian Ocean. Warm seas, colourful reefs, and an abundance of sea creatures make this a great place for diving and snorkelling. Children aged 8 and up can learn to dive with our expert team.
At Constance we also offer wind-surfing, kayaking, water-skiing, sailing and more.
4. Family holidays
From the sheltered shoreline and stunning natural beaches to our children’s menus, spacious accommodation, new family suites at Le Prince Maurice and a huge choice of activities, Constance hotels on Mauritius are popular with families.
We offer free kids’ clubs at Belle Mare Plage and Le Prince Maurice, as well as a bookable baby sitting service.
5. Luxury golf
Set in a stunning location with great weather, superb food and a training academy run by golf pros, Constance Belle Mare Plage and Le Prince Maurice attract experienced and novice golfers alike.
Our 2 championship golf courses, the Legend and Links, are the setting for many tournaments throughout the year including the MCB Championship.
6. Culture and heritage
The island enjoys a multi-cultural heritage, and it shines through in the eclectic mix of food, festivals, dance, celebrations and temples you’ll find here.
7. Horse racing
Mauritius is home to the oldest race course in the southern hemisphere – The Mauritius Turf Club. Situated at Champ de Mars, Port Louis, it was first established in 1812.
Popular today with locals and tourists, entry is free and attracts crowds of up to 30,000 every Saturday.
8. Constance Le Prince Maurice
With its reputation as one of the most romantic hotels in the world, Le Prince Maurice has just undergone a major refurbishment.
When it first opened in the late 90s, Le Prince set the pace for luxury resorts on the island, and this latest revamp sets it apart yet again as a high-functioning delight of a hotel.
Exuding a grown-up luxury that’s hard to beat, Le Prince Maurice will draw you in from the moment you enter the gates.
Find out more