Is Mauritius the ideal family holiday?
Mauritius is very often perceived to be an ideal getaway for honeymooners and couples looking to rekindle romance on the paradise island. However, Mauritius as a holiday destination stretches further than that. Mauritius is the ideal family holiday too. It offers everything a family needs to create lovely memories that will last forever.
Ok, your children may never have heard of Mauritius – the heart of the Indian Ocean. And that’s good news because that’s how the unveiling of the magic works wonderfully!
When to visit Mauritius with Kids
Firstly, let’s talk about the best time to entertain the toddlers in Mauritius. While, as a parent you may have apprehensions or uncertainties about the weather conditions in Mauritius, don’t worry. Mauritius’ location on the world map, situated in the Southern hemisphere has a summer season which runs from November through April. Summer in Mauritius is a delectable period of enjoyment and fun! Just imagine tanning in the sun on the golden beaches, while hearing your children’s sparks of laughter and splashes in the pool or in the sea!
• It is worth noting that during the summer, the weather can be hot and humid with temperatures reaching the 30’s.
• The rainfall period is usually between February and March but these tropical downpours rarely last long or hit heavy.
Surprisingly enough, winter is Mauritius is as pleasant! From May to October, winter season runs with daytime temperature generally in the mid-20s. Whilst the day-time is ideal for shorts and sundresses, it nevertheless cools to sweater weather at night in some cases. So, Mauritius is a year-round holiday option.
The ideal family holiday is all about where here you stay
Most of the resorts in Mauritius are close to the coastline – something the whole family will enjoy!
Here is a pretty selection of cost-effective all-inclusive and half-board packages from the most prestigious and comfortable hotels in Mauritius:
Located on the west coast of Mauritius – is an alluring Sun Resorts 5* hotel surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Inspired by colonial houses – a testimony of old estates, it is convenient for families as well as couples. Sugar Beach has 3 restaurants which allow for a variety in meals, snacks and drinks to please every palate from the eldest to the youngest.
Sugar Beach can also provide you with a day of babysitting included – the occasion for your kids to enjoy age-appropriate activities and play with other children – all for up to 20% off the benefits of this offer.
When you book for the Sugar Beach Family Offer, you get 40% off the best available rate with a separate room for your children included (applicable for children under the age of 17). The extra room provided is for two children. The offer is valid until 31st October 2020.
Additionally, the resort suggests the Sun Kids Offer – applicable to any Sun Resorts hotel in Mauritius, specially designed for children with love and care. The package is comprised of an exciting dolphin outing, a creative painting class (with a free t-shirt) where they can express themselves while learning and having fun, and a thrilling excursion at Casela World of Adventures.
Actually, the Sun Kids is more than just an offer. It’s an incredible experience for children which they will probably remember for the rest of their lives. The entire Sun Kids’ program caters for their stay – with a series of activities such as talent shows, golf lessons, mini cooking contests and movies on the beach under the stars. Free accommodation and meals are offered for 2 children (under the age of 12, sharing parents’ room, as per meal plan booked). Teens and younger kids have free access to the youth club. Children who are under the age of 4 should be accompanied by a parent or a babysitter for evening activities.
Sugar Beach Kids Club
The Sugar Beach Kids Club is a little haven crafted for little travellers in mind. Decorated in a “Hansel and Gretel” theme, the Sun Kids Club in a fairytale inspiring experience.
The list of activities is endless, and depending on their age group, children can enjoy creative arts and craft classes, water sports, treasure hunts, bingo nights, fashion shows and kids’ discos – all of which are facilitated to be both safe and amusing! Children can also enjoy lunch at the Kids Club along with their new friends and select meals they fancy.
A Sun Resorts’ group gem situated on the east coast of Mauritius. The hotel is a fusion of modern and boho-chic influences and proposes the same offers (Sun Kids & Family Offer) during your stay at the resort. At Long Beach, your toddlers and yourselves will have the chance to experience amazing sunrises and as well as blissful nights along the beach. The Kids Club is named the Angels Club and offers a spectrum of interesting and creative activities, designed for your children. It’s all fun & farniente!
From the Sun Resorts family, is a 4* star hotel on the western coastline of Mauritius, neighbouring Sugar Beach. Authentic and inspired by the traditional fishing aspects of Mauritius with a distinct islander setting, La Pirogue is a comfortable and peaceful place to share precious time with the family. The hotel also offers the Sun Kids & Family Offer like its sister hotels. Everything is set at La Pirogue for you to make timeless memories with your family!
Discover Mauritius with your tribe
The fun gets going as you step outdoors and wander on the Mauritian playground. While spending quality time with the family in Mauritian leisure resorts is always fantastic, it gets even better when you roam around with your little ones.
The best way to get around and explore Mauritius is to hire either a contract car (from the hotel), a taxi or even a van depending on your family size.
Resort Staff will help you with information and tips so you can enjoy a hassle-free journey. Most of the locals in Mauritius are bilingual fluent in French and English; while some can speak even more foreign languages.
There are so many things to do in Mauritius with your family that you might find it a challenge to plan the itinerary – simply contact WLH and allow us to benefit you with our local knowledge and expertise.