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7 reasons to choose Mauritius for your honeymoon

Written on : 11 April 2019

To nearly 1,500 kilometers from the African coast, Mauritius offers dream landscapes that are good to discover during your honeymoon. If you have just said "yes" and are wondering where to go on honeymoon, Mauritius is a destination of choice. Between its pristine beaches and its incredible natural spaces, Mauritius combines getaway with relaxation. Discover 7 reasons to choose Mauritius for your honeymoon and book your vacation in the tropics without further ado!

1- To walk with your beloved on the fine sand

1- To walk with your beloved on the fine sand

Mauritius is, first and foremost, long strands of beach, turquoise lagoons and filao trees. If you have just said "yes", you will love to walk hand in hand on the golden sand and swim in the warm waters of the lagoons of Mauritius. Among the most emblematic beaches of the island, Mont Choisy, Flic en Flac, Belle Mare, Trou aux Biches and Ile aux Cerfs are part of the most spectacular. So, your honeymoon will rhyme with relaxation and stress relief. And when we know the stress of organizing a wedding, we can say that it is well deserved!

2- To explore the underwater together

2- To explore the underwater together

Scuba diving is undoubtedly the water sport to try during a stay in Mauritius. And what's more romantic than exploring the underwater with your other half? Discover the wonderful coral garden in the Blue Bay Marine Park where you can see, among other things, colorful fish and rare species of coral. Other diving spots are also worth a visit. Among them, do not miss Rempart Serpent, in Flic en Flac, which is the home of a wide variety of marine life. Swim in the middle of moray eels and lobsters while taking the hand of your beloved. Perfect for your first dive or for improving your agility underwater, Mauritius is a dream destination to discover aquatic life where sublime corals are mixed with multicolored fishes.

3- To stay speechless in front of the incredible nature of Mauritius

3- To stay speechless in front of the incredible nature of Mauritius

Afraid of getting bored on your honeymoon? No risk in Mauritius! Far from being limited to its pristine beaches, the island also enjoys exceptional natural landscapes. In each region of Mauritius, a new treasure is to discover. From Chamarel waterfalls to the Salines de Tamarin, the newlyweds will love to marvel at the Mauritian nature. During your stay, do not miss the magnificent lagoon of Blue Bay and its protected coral reefs. In the middle of wild islets, let yourself be seduced by these beautiful landscapes and do not forget to immortalize them to keep stunning travel captures.

4- To try new unusual experiences with your other half

4- To try new unusual experiences with your other half

Enjoy your honeymoon in Mauritius to try unusual experiences that will surely make your stay unforgettable. Indeed, it is possible to visit Mauritius off the beaten track by focusing on the less touristic sites of the island. In particular, we recommend you to wander among the green tea plantations of Mauritius. In the midst of the local fauna and flora, contemplate these beautiful landscapes from Aubineaux or Bois Chéri. But that's not all! To enliven your trip, discover Mauritius from the sky! It is indeed possible to visit the island by helicopter for thrills and a change of scenery guaranteed! Thus, you can observe all the colors of Mauritius, from sublime greens landscapes to turquoise waters, including the rainbow that covers the Seven Colo. Finally, if you prefer to be in the water rather than in the sky, we suggest you swim with the dolphins for a magical and unforgettable experience.

5- To admire the local fauna and flora

5- To admire the local fauna and flora

During your stay in Mauritius, you can also discover the local flora and fauna. Many endemic species have found their home on the island like the Day-gecko, one of the most colorful reptiles species in the world. Other species of reptiles such as Telfair Skink or Gunther's Gecko are also among the animals that you can observe in Mauritius. Underwater, many fairy creatures are also worth a look. From the sea turtles to the humpback whales including the bottlenose dolphin, you will be amazed at the beauty of the aquatic fauna. Concerning the flora, go discover the botanical garden of Pamplemousses, a tropical oasis from the eighteenth century. Here, the 600 species of trees follow the impressive water lilies and the tropical jungle.

6- To taste the delicacies of Mauritius during your honeymoon

6- To taste the delicacies of Mauritius during your honeymoon

In Mauritius, all your senses will be awakened. After being amazed at the natural treasures of the island, you will taste the local specialties that will delight your palate. From Rodrigues lobsters to camarons, freshwater shrimp cooked with a spicy sauce, the gastronomy of Mauritius will delight all your taste buds. Be careful however, the dishes of Mauritius are very spicy. If you are not used to it, prefer the delicious fruits and vegetables that you will find on all the market stalls of Port Louis or Rodrigues. Among the most popular fruits and vegetables, do not miss palm hearts, spinach, beet leaves but also lychees, guavas, melons and watermelons.

7- To thrill to the sunset of Mauritius

7- To thrill to the sunset of Mauritius

Is there something more romantic than sharing a sunset with your other half? In Mauritius, twilight is unlike any other. On the beach or from your private villa, admire the fiery sky covered with shades of rose, orange and golden tones. If you have the chance to rent a villa with sea view, you can see this color palette reflected on the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. With this show that will be played before your eyes every night, your stay in Mauritius will be unique in the world.