Located just off the coast of Madagascar, in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a hot spot for exotic sun-worshipers who want to enjoy a little slice of paradise as part of their holiday. Who can blame them either? With UK weather leaving a lot to be desired and some short haul destinations being overcrowded with tourists, it’s no wonder these lesser known, luxury spots are popular with holidaymakers. Whether it’s a honeymoon or special occasion that brings you here, or you just want to give your family or loved ones the chance to enjoy some once-in-a-lifetime experiences, you know that you’ll be in for a treat.
If you want to do your Mauritian trip in style, head for the Oberoi Mauritius which provides all-out, 5 star luxury at every turn. The resort can be found within 20acres of lush gardens, overlooking Turtle Bay – a must-see beach on the North West coast of the island.
While it’s an incredibly popular hotel with visitors, this doesn’t detract from the intimacy and exclusivity of the resort. Even if the hotel is completely booked up, you will still be able to find a secluded spot that you could call your own.
The resort would be a perfect choice if you’re hoping to kick back, relax and watch the world go by. However, active types shouldn’t be put off, either. The sheer volume of activities for those who can’t sit still is huge, with plenty of complimentary watersports available for you to try. Waterskiing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing – whatever you choose to try, whether you’re a complete newbie or a dab hand, the opportunities are there for you. Guided nature walks through the idyllic gardens are also on offer if you’d prefer to stay on dry land.
Once you have exhausted your muscles by sampling the activities, a trip to the spa is almost mandatory. The spa is a wonderful example of a true sanctuary, where you can let your muscle aches drift away as you try the various treatments and therapies on offer.
As darkness falls, the restaurant comes to life, providing plenty of culinary fare to suit any tastebuds. As you dine, you can look out towards the Indian Ocean and watch as the sun sets beyond the horizon. Multicultural flavours are on offer, too, so that you can sample whatever you prefer.
If you’re after a holiday that is all about relaxation, the Oberoi resort will be able to provide the perfect setting for you to unwind and let all your troubles slip away.
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