One of the south African’s favourite resorts, imposing and impressive, the elegent five-star Sugur Beach unfurls along the sun-
drenched, sheltered bay of Flic-en-Flac, bordered by crystalline waters, manicured gardens and one of the most picturesque
beaches on the island.

Is Mauritius a Good Place to Visit?

Meta description: Is Mauritius a good place to visit? If you’re a fan of paradise, absolutely. Book an island holiday through World Leisure Holidays and find out what’s on offer.

When it comes to island holidays, there’s a never-ending debate about where’s the best place to go. Undoubtedly, Indian Ocean resorts and destinations offer a host of world-class luxury hotels, golf courses, white sands, and high-profile attractions to visit. South Africans, though, have a longstanding love affair with the sun-kissed haven known as Mauritius and it remains a favourite holiday destination.

Whether it is for a December break, school holiday getaway or a romantic honeymoon, Mauritius has become the go-to place for island living and one of the last remnants of paradise. From the crystal clear waters, lush botanical gardens, and powdery beaches to the luxurious accommodation and delicious cuisines, there’s a bit of everything for couples and families looking for something more from their vacation time.

So, where are some of the best places to visit and experience? World Leisure Holidays has you covered.

Sugar Beach

This modern five-star resort is surrounded by tropical gardens and an unmistakable air of leisure and adventure. Featuring a plethora of exciting and relaxing activities and sophisticated first-class rooms –  either facing the sea or garden as well as suites along the Flic en Flac beach – everything your heart desires can be found at Sugar Beach. Find out more info here.

One&Only Le Saint Géran

When getting away from it all, most holidaymakers prefer exclusivity and seclusion. One&Only Le Saint Géran provides exactly that, as it’s a place of unmatched beauty and special distinctiveness. Guests are encouraged to explore the enchanting peninsula and revel in the place most commonly referred to as the Grande Dame of Mauritius. Find out more info here.

Long Beach

For the active souls, Long Beach Mauritius harbours a world of fun, entertainment and leisure, with golf, climbing and archery all on offer. Located on the east coast of Mauritius, this five-star lifestyle resort features a 1.3-km stretch of sandy beach and mesmerising blue waters, i.e. the perfect companions for an early evening romantic stroll. Find out more info here.

Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok

When the hustle and bustle of everyday life becomes too much, it’s a good time to retreat to one of the world’s most romantic getaways. Elegant and luxurious, the newly renovated Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa is located on the gorgeous beaches of the Trou d’Eau Douce, offering you a panoramic view of the turquoise Indian Ocean as well as five-star dining, leisure and accommodation. Find out more info here.

Veranda Grand Baie

The point of travelling is to experience different cultures. This is why Veranda Grand Baie is such a popular destination. Situated on the beach town of Grand Baie, this resort pays tribute to the Creole culture and unique way of living in Mauritius. At the same time, it also incorporates local décor touches and old-world appeal to its look and feel. Find out more info here.

Solana Beach Resort

One of the newest additions to the World Leisure Holidays stable is Solana Beach Resort. Nestled and tucked away between the palm trees, this four-star, adults-only resort is the ideal place to reconnect and reignite the magic. From activities such as canoeing, snorkelling and volleyball to parasailing and deep-sea diving, this resort prides itself on unparalleled experiences on the eastern coast of Mauritius. Find out more info here.

La Pirogue

Fans of Sugar Beach should try its sister resort, La Pirogue, and its varied offerings. As one of the oldest resorts in Mauritius, it combines five-star luxury with an easy-going fishing village lifestyle. Cosy up under the thatched-roof bungalows or stroll the west coast of the island as you take in the majesty of the sunset. Find out more info here.

Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel

Situated on the east coast of Mauritius, along the stretch of ivory sand in Belle Mare, is the four-star Maritim Crystal Beach Hotel. Featuring world-class restaurants and bars, sugarcane-inspired architecture and interior design, endless activities and a rejuvenating wellness and beauty centre, it’s inevitable that once you visit this resort, you’ll never want to leave. Find out more info here.


If you’re worried about your budget and don’t want any surprises on your credit card, the all-inclusive, adults-only Ambre is the perfect contemporary getaway for you and your partner. Set along Belle Mare and Trou d’Eau Douce, the resort offers uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean as well as a tranquil, carefree R&R time under the sun. Find out more info here.

Preskil Island Resort

Cross the bridge to the peninsula between the village of Mahébourg and the Blue Bay Marine Park. Here you’ll find the four-star family hotel known as Preskil Island Resort. Bursting with charm an undisputed elegance, it provides an authentic Mauritian experience filled with equal parts friendliness and flair. Find out more info here.

Radisson Blu Azuri

Radisson Blu is a renowned name in luxury hotels, and it has extended its reach to Mauritius. The Radisson Blu Azuri is a picturesque four-star hotel found in Haute Rive, on the north-eastern coast of the island. Perfectly situated, its views are from another world as you experience the green of the tropical gardens and the blue of the ocean all around you. Find out more info here.

With all these incredible offerings, your mind is already exploring the coral reefs and waterfalls, or diving deep into the Indian Ocean. The only question left is, what about the weather? The good news is, Mauritius is warm throughout the year. The biggest dips are between May and October when the temperature drops to around 22? on the coast, while December, January and February are the warmest months with an average temperature of 28?.

Containing an array of natural attractions, as well as many man-made ones, the beauty of Mauritius touches from coast to coast. It’s become one of the most popular tourist destinations as world travellers seek a high-end tropical holiday that contains leisure and luxury all in one place.

So, what’s stopping you from visiting paradise? Call us now and let’s book your next vacation.




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