Mauritius is a sparkling gem in the Indian Ocean that features as one of the top honeymoon destinations for newly-weds. Be it the white sandy beaches, sensational nightlife, or a lavish stay in best resorts in Mauritius for some private time with your partner, there is so much that Mauritius holds under its kitty.
What makes Mauritius one of the most visited tourist destinations is its multi-ethnic and multi-lingual culture which makes every tourist feel welcomed to this land of islands. So without further ado, we present to you our list of top things to do on Mauritius holidays.
Must Have Experiences In Mauritius For Honeymoon Couples
- Horseback Ride at Riambel Beach
Riambel Beach is among the top Mauritius honeymoon destinations where you can admire the tropical sunset with your partner. This near-deserted beach provides the lovebirds with some private and secluded moments to reconnect and relax. As the sun sinks beneath the horizon, experience the thrill of horse riding on this white sandy beach without any crowds to spoil your intimate riding experience. The best time to visit Mauritius to enjoy a wonderful time on the beach with your significant half is between April – June and September – December. Remember to skip the monsoon seasons between February and March.
- Admire the Grand Bassin
Located almost 1800 feet above sea level, high up in the mountains, the Grand Bassin Lake is one of the most scenic locations in Mauritius. Embraced with lush greenery all around, an interesting fact about the lake is that the waters beneath the lake are believed to communicate with the holy Ganges. Enjoy the solitude and breathtaking views of this lake and have a truly exclusive experience in the company of your loved one. This lake will take you away from all the worldly hassles so you can completely devote all your time and attention to your beloved.
- Day Trip to Ile Des Deux Cocos
Unwinding in the powdery beaches of Ile Des Deux Cocos is truly one of the most romantic things to do in Mauritius. The ‘total-desert-island-romance’ is what draws most of the honeymoon couples to this dreamy beach. The turquoise blue waters and the gentle waves lashing at your feet are the simple pleasures of life that you can indulge in while at the beach. It is rightly called as Treasure Island owing to the spectacular views it offers and the ultimate seclusion that gives you the sensation of being lost in your own little world.
- Go On A Long Drive
Renting cars and going on long drives is definitely one of the most romantic things to do in Mauritius. The island boasts of some remarkable coastal roads that offer scenic views on both sides making for an amazing escape. The drive down south to Chemin Grenier and Le More offers breathtaking views that you can explore in the company of your better half. There are also routes that wind through sugarcane plantations, letting you relax in the laps of greenery and nature all around you.
- Sleep in a Bubble Lodge
Sleep in a bubble lodge under the stars at Domaine de Bois Cheri. This is one of the best places to visit in Mauritius which is nestled in the middle of tea plantations and faces a natural crater lake. Taste some fresh tea with your beloved as you relax in complete privacy in this eco-lodge. The panoramic views from the bubble lodge are sure to take your breath away. Walk hand-in-hand along the beautiful landscape of Domaine de Bois Cheri and unwind beneath a starry night sky.
- Visit the Chamarel Village
Also known as the ‘Seven Colored Earth’ this wonder deserves to be a part of every Mauritius tour itinerary. The island had a lava spouting volcano till recently which resulted in this geographical phenomenon of multicolored sand dunes. The mix of purples, yellows, oranges, reds and more look very attractive and one has to walk all around the formations to have a better look at all the colors. This Mauritius tourist place could provide the perfect colorful setting for you to propose your partner and make them fall for you all over again.
- Enjoy a Private Sunset Catamaran Cruise
Embark on an exclusive catamaran cruise on your Mauritius tour package with your beloved. During the cruise, you will have on board a chef and a butler to cater to all your needs. Devour a special four-course meal with the majestic views of the mighty ocean and the sun setting down the horizon. Enjoy a toast in the late evening with a bottle of sparkling wine and spend some cozy uninterrupted moments with your better half. Enjoy the calm and serenity of the cruise as you sail through the clear waters.
- Indulge in Mauritian Spas
One of the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon is to book a couple spa session. Nothing like spoiling yourself silly and relishing a massage as you lay side by side your partner. The Mauritian massages and therapeutic spas have a mix of Indian, African, Chinese, and European treatment therapies. Enjoy a two or three-hour session which will not only rejuvenate your body, mind and senses but also get you started on your forthcoming nights on your honeymoon in Mauritius.
- Submarine Underwater Trip
Who would have thought you could actually enjoy a fine dining experience in a submarine under the water? This is what dreams are made of! Enjoy a submarine underwater trip with your better half and get to witness the crystal clear Indian Ocean and its rich sea life. As you cruise along, you can also view the corals from close quarters and explore the rich marine life. You can also visit the shipwreck of Star Hope cruiser and explore other rare forms of marine species which can only be found as deep as 30-40 meters undersea.
- Visit Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
Every couple on their honeymoon must visit this fascinating garden which is spread across 37 acres and houses more than 650 unique species of plants and trees. Pamplemousses is famous for its Baobabs and giant water lilies. There are almost 85 different varieties of palm trees alone. You can enjoy a relaxing stroll amid such serenity and nature. The endless stretch of palm trees makes for a very picturesque frame. Don’t forget to click lots of pictures here to make your trip more memorable. There are also fish ponds inside the garden where you can sit and enjoy some snacks or simply chit-chat and enjoy your time together.
We hope you liked our list of recommendations and will definitely include them in your Mauritius honeymoon itinerary. Feel free to get in touch with iTraveller for booking your Mauritius honeymoon package or Mauritius 5 days package if you wish to rekindle the love with your better half.