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Mauritius: A Guide For Honeymoons, Marriages & Romance

Mauritius: A Guide For Honeymoons, Marriages & Romance

access_time May 6, 2013 chat_bubble_outline 4 comments 12315 views

They say marriages are made in heaven, but the chaos of a wedding is anything but heavenly. Mauritius promises to offer newlyweds or even lovebirds a honeymoon/romantic escape to heaven, a chance to melt into each other’s arms amidst nature’s best. And if that hasn’t convinced you, consider the gorgeous backdrops in all those photographs that you’ll treasure forever. By Revati & Charles Victor

Maradiva Deck chairs overlook Tamarin Bay

Maradiva Deck chairs overlook Tamarin Bay

The Utopian Couple’s Playground

The natural beauty and unparalleled hospitality of Mauritius create the perfect haven if you’re the kind of couple who wants to wake up in a bed that’s just a few steps from the ocean. Sunbathing, swimming or taking a boat ride to the scenic Ile aux Cerfs make the perfect, idyllic and romantic holiday.

Swimming with the dolphins at Tamarin Bay

Swimming with the dolphins at Tamarin Bay

For the more adventurous, available in plenty are cruises, snorkelling, diving, swimming with dolphins, undersea walks, glass bottom boat or submarine rides, deep sea fishing and various water sports. Other natural attractions include the seven coloured earth at Chamarel. While there, you could tour the Rhumerie to taste the most popular Mauritian export—rum.

Mauritius, being the utopian couple’s playground, offers loads of private experiences from beach dining, to overnight cruises and helicopter rides, islands stays and much, much more. Whatever it is that you want, Mauritian hospitality will make it happen for you.

What To Buy In Mauritius

For some upmarket souvenirs and designer shopping, head to the Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, or to the Grand Baie Bazaar further north for inexpensive Mauritian and Malagasy crafts. Find shell artifacts, exotic perfumes and teas among the treasures you’ll take home. Visit the Glass factory in Phoenix, where you can both have your handprints cast in glass to keep on your shelf, together, forever.

Innovative fusion cuisine in Mauritius

Innovative fusion cuisine in Mauritius

Exotic fruit, fresh seafood and innovative cuisine make dining in Mauritius every gourmet’s delight. You’ll be spoiled for choice at your resort, but don’t miss all the restaurants serving Mauritian, Indian, Mediterranean, Chinese and even Italian cuisine. Must visit restaurants include Hippocampe and Domaine Anna in Flic en Flac.

Where To Stay In Mauritius

The best time to visit Mauritius is right after your wedding! But seriously, May through November is better as it’s a bit drier and cooler, and while it does rain through the year, try to avoid Jan and Feb; the cyclone prone months.

Air Mauritius offers great flights from almost every major airport.Choosing where to stay in Mauritius is probably the most important part of your trip planning, since you’ll be spending most of your time in and around the resort. For couples looking for some idyllic privacy, the northeastern coast from Cap Malheureux through Grand Gaube is undeveloped save for few resorts, and then along the east coast from Belle Mare to Pointe de Flacq, are some of the finest white sand beaches, (Belle Mare, though, is quite expensive)

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is close to Mahebourg just off the gorgeous, soft white sand beaches of the pristine East coast. There lies one of Mauritius’ most luxurious properties–One&Only, Le saint Geran. Get over the sprawling 9 hole golf course, and gasp at the 162 suites and 1 villa that reflect the romantic Dutch and French colonial ambience with eclectic European comfort and style. Each comes with a private terrace or balcony with an ocean, cove or tropical garden access as well as 24 hour butler service. Opulent bathrooms aside, modern world comforts include in-room multimedia entertainment systems, minibar, Nespresso machine, 24-hour room service, safe, iPod docking station and Wi-Fi.

Choose from the dinner only contemporary grill–Prime or Rasoi–Michelin starred chef Vineet Bhatia’s innovative Indian restaurant on the waterfront. Other options include La Terrasse- the poolside all day international cuisine restaurant and the bars at the Pool, Beachfront and Golf Club. The One & Only, is more than willing to tailor any experience you lovebirds desire. One&Only, Le Saint Geran, Pointe de Flacq, Mauritius.

Every villa at Maradiva has a private plunge pool

Every villa at Maradiva has a private plunge pool

Newlyweds looking for a private experience on the West coast, will find it at the Maradiva Villas Resort and Spa. An hour from the international airport, this indulgent resort overlooks the turquoise blue waters of Tamarin Bay. There are 65 discreetly arranged beachfront, garden view, or ocean access villas with 24 hour butler service.


Each villa comes with a luxurious bedroom, and a tranquil terrace area for al-fresco dining, lounging on the daybed or taking a dip in the private plunge pool. The villas also come with a personal bar, Nespresso coffee machine and Bose Home Cinema System with an Ipod dock. An oversized bath, separate rain shower and toilet, walk in wardrobe and outdoor garden shower furnish the bathrooms. In-villa service aside, the dining options at Maradiva include Coast 2 Coast- an all day restaurant serving the most innovative Mauritian, Mediterranean and International Cuisine. The Pan-Asian dinner only restaurant Cilantro offers a teppanyaki bar. The Breakers Bar and Beach Bar serve the poolside and beachfront. Maradiva offers a selection of Indian heritage treatments at their luxurious spa.
Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Wolmar, Flic en Flac, Mauritius. Doubles from Rs. 60,000/-

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Charles & Revati

Revati & Charles Victor have their hands full plotting their next trip, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, packing their bags, learning a new cuisine, fiddling with their camera and finding new ways to travel slow and closer to the ground. While doing all of this simultaneously, they also write at Different Doors

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