Please enter your username and password to logon to the member pages
Five reasons why you’ll fall in love with Mauritius
04 Jun 2018
With its tropical jungle-covered mountains, picturesque sugar cane fields, delicious fusion of cuisine and year-round warm weather, Mauritius is a diverse island just waiting to be explored. So, whether you are looking for a romantic retreat or a family escape – it’s easy to fall in love with this exquisite island gem.
Diverse and spectacular landscapes
Mauritius, one of the first images that comes to your mind will be the palm-fringed beaches, gently lapped by crystal clear waters. In fact, it’s hard to talk about the island without mentioning the wonderful stretches of white sandy beaches, after all they have made this destination world famous. If you are looking for an idyllic place to switch off and unwind, nowhere is better than the island’s enchanting sandy shores. And as the first hotel company in Mauritius, Beachcomber secured some of the most stunning locations, with all eight hotels offering superb beachfront locations.
After you’ve spent time sinking your toes into the soft sands and soaking up the glorious sunshine, prepare to explore more of the island, as diverse and spectacular landscapes await. Take a refreshing dip in the pool and listen to the thundering cascades of the Chamarel Falls, before experiencing the truly enigmatic and awe-inspiring Seven Coloured Earths. For a truly unique way to explore the magnificent landscapes, you can’t go wrong with an adrenaline pumping quad bike, it’s a lot of fun zooming along and admiring the wild nature scenes.
Bursting with variety, Mauritius offers an exceptional journey of gastronomical delights from tasty street food to delicious fine dining at luxurious resorts. With its unique blend of Creole, French, Chinese and Indian flavours, Mauritian cuisine is a real treat for your taste buds.
Feast on the local delicacy of pineapple topped with chili salt and try your hand at experimenting with exotic ingredients with an interactive Creole cooking lesson. We offer an extensive choice of dining options at our resort restaurants from Pan Asian dining and charming traditional dishes to intimate in-villa and romantic beachfront meals.
A Golfers paradise
Top of many golfers wish-list and one of the ultimate destinations in the world for both amateurs and seasoned pros. Make the most of the chance to tee off just 30 metres from the beach admiring majestic mountain backdrops and improve your swing with expert coaching.
The excellent 18-hole Paradis Golf Club course gives you the unique opportunity to hit over the Indian Ocean on five of the holes, how many people can say they’ve done that? Or why not enjoy an intriguing and challenging round of golf on the islands newest course Mont Choisy Le Golf. There are plenty of other excellent championship courses designed by leading professional golfers for you to try out - the island really is a golfer’s paradise.
Marine life encounters
Crystal clear turquoise lagoons and warm waters combined with a vast array of dive sites, but you might be surprised to learn that Mauritius is a diver’s dream destination. Perhaps less famous than its Australian and Maldivian counterparts, never the less with its exceptional visibility a wealth of brightly-coloured marine life encounters await.
The difference between tour operators and travel agents
Quite a common question for anyone not working in the travel industry is about the difference between a tour operator and a travel agent. Both terms are, in effect, industry jargon and we expect the consumer to work out what the difference is. So let’s clear that up.Find out more >
Travelling with strangers!? 6 reasons why you won't regret it
One of the biggest trends in 2017 was the growth of people travelling independently. According to the latest Wanderlust Magazine’s Adventure Travel Survey, in 2017, 31% of UK travellers did so without friends and partners.Find out more >
Unknown places in Brazil: the Chapadas
Fleewinter’s Brazil Travel Specialist Elena Skalovskaia provides an introduction to the less known places in Brazil for the curious, unconventional traveller who likes to explore.Find out more >
If you haven't heard of São Tomé and Príncipe, it's about time.
The team at Archipelago Choice take you through the deep, rich culture of São Tomé and Príncipe. Just off the west coast of Africa, the island nation - once the largest cocoa producer in the world - quietly boasts a rich underwater world, exotic landscapes, and delicious food.Find out more >
Top 10 tips for a hassle-free accessible holiday
Booking a holiday can be a challenge at the best of times, but it can be even more difficult if you are disabled. Enabled Holidays share their top 10 tips for booking an accessible holiday.Find out more >