Mauritius: Family Fun

In the Indian Ocean there are some special islands really suitable for a luxury family vacation. Mauritius is the island for the “happy few” and has the most wonderful resort hotels on beautiful child-friendly white beaches. Built as luxury holiday villages they have many sports facilities including beautiful swimming pools and wellness centers. Smaller hotels are to be found in the interior and these provide that special experience. KLM flies non-stop from Amsterdam to Mauritius and as there is little time difference, the island is suitable for a shorter family trip to a sunny destination.

EAST COAST: Belle Mare Plage ***** is located by the sea in a 15-hectare garden with good snorkeling opportunities right on your doorstep. The pool villas with two bedrooms and a private swimming pool make the resort popular with families with children. The pearly white sandy beach is protected by a coral reef and is ideal for swimming and water sports.

SOUTH COAST: SHANDRANI RESORT ***** is a member of the well-known Beachcomber hotels and is located in the pristine south on a peninsula near the Blue Bay Marine Park, rich in marine life. The extensive resort is surrounded by a beautiful 50-hectare tropical garden. The three sandy beaches offer ideal conditions for water sports. Shandrani is ideal for families and active holiday makers. There are special family apartments, very suitable for families with children.

WEST COAST: TAMARINA HOTEL **** The small-scale Tamarina Boutique Hotel with only 50 rooms is located on the beautiful bay of the same name and has a beautiful sandy beach. The west coast has the advantage of beautiful sunsets and you can often spot dolphins here. The Lodge is built in the style of an African safari lodge and is 6 km from Tamarind Village. During the months of June to August you can surf as well here and a surf school is located on the beach. Guests have free access to the Casela Park World of Adventures and the 18-hole golf course.

DOMESTIC: SPECIAL NIGHTS: For a special sleeping experience inland you can sleep in a glass Bubble in the woods between the tea plantations. Take a walk along the lake and the tea fields or go kayaking. There is a tea museum where tours are given a few times a day. La Kaz Chamarel is surrounded by green nature and has a beautifully manicured, tropical garden with two swimming pools. The majority of the 20 rooms have a private swimming pool. Here you can hike or go cycling.


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