From pristine coastlines to enchanting forests, Mauritius offers the ideal escape not just for couples but families too and here’s a glimpse of what to expect.
Amongst the many reasons, this is a great destination for families is its sublime beaches and you can find spacious accommodation overlooking the ocean. What’s more, properties like The Residence Mauritius by Cenizaro have tropical gardens, a kids’ club and babysitting services, not to mention a spa for some pampering for parents!
Games & Activities
The beach offers the ideal playground for families who can enjoy everything from building sandcastles to trying water-based activities like snorkelling and maybe some undersea walking too! Some 5-star hotels in Mauritius provide access to a water sports centre and additionally offer horse riding, beach volleyball and tennis too.
For something unique, you can visit the Casela Nature and Leisure Park to get up close to various animals and even stroke lions! More wildlife encounters await on Ile aux Aigrettes, an island home to Aldabra giant tortoises and the Black River Georges National Park where you may spot Mauritian flying foxes and macaques.
Other Things to Do
There are more fun things to do in Mauritius for families; a great way to beat the heat would be to have a splashing good time at the Waterpark Leisure Village, while the island of Ile aux Cerfs offers idyllic beaches and lots of snorkelling. You can also explore the capital, Port Louis, and visit a local market and the Citadel Fort.