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A beach in Mauritius

An important stop on the trade routes, the pristine shores of Mauritius have been attracting foreign visitors for centuries. Its varied history is evident in the colonial plantation homes and Creole cuisine. Nature abounds in the volcanic island’s interior with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking and mountain bike trails. Our Travel Experts love the Black River Gorges National Park for wildlife spotting and the reef sheltered lagoons that cater for both the abundant sea life and the water sports enthusiasts.

Popular Mauritius Holidays

Hidden in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, a jaw-dropping botanical garden, reef-sheltered lagoons and hilly coastal plains. Our Mauritius holidays range showcases the best of the island and its neighbours through a collection of hand-picked 4 to 5-star hotels, free transfers, flights and a range of exclusive extras. The below holidays are just an example of what we can arrange for you. Our Experts are available to book your idea holiday whether it be staying in two hotels, upgrading your flights or staying in Mauritius as a stopover. For more information, talk to our Experts today.

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Mauritius Holiday Types

The resorts and hotels on Mauritius are amongst some of the most beautiful in the world with beachside views and poolside bars. These resorts however, do vary based on the type of holiday you’re looking for, whether it be a honeymoon or for group of friends, a luxurious no expense spared, or a more budget-friendly all-inclusive stay. For more ideas, see our Mauritius holiday types below.  

Mauritius Holiday Ideas and Advice 

Mauritius: Beyond the Beaches

Mauritius: Beyond the Beaches

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The Indian Ocean Compared: Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

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4 Things You Need to Know About Mauritius

4 Things You Need to Know About Mauritius

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More About Mauritius

Capital city: Port Louis

Currency: Mauritian rupee

Language: English

Vaccinations: When travelling from the UK there are no vaccinations required. The Mauritius government requires proof of yellow fever vaccination if you have arrived from a country with risk of yellow fever. For more advice, we recommend visiting our Travel Clinic

Getting There

Flight time: The London to Mauritius flight time is around 12 hours direct

Airport: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport

Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa for stays of less than six months.

Top 3 Things to Do in Mauritius

  • Spy wildlife in the Black River Gorges National Park
  • See the incredible landscape of Valle des Couleurs
  • Try a local curry with Dholl pori

When to Go to Mauritius

As a tropical island, Mauritius experiences warm temperatures year round averaging between 17°C to 26°C. Where its weather does vary is in regards to rain. For dry conditions, May to December is the ideal time to visit while November to April sees humidity increase, particularly in January to March when the cyclone season hits.

Why Book Your Mauritius Holiday with Flight Centre

Mauritius Escapes Holidays: At Flight Centre we have designed a range of Mauritius resort and beach holidays called Escapes, offering flights, hand-picked 4 to 5-star accommodation, transfers as well as fantastic extras and our signature service.

Flight Centre concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Mauritius holiday from our Escapes range you’ll benefit from our concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.