Though it is already mid-year, you can still opt for wonderful holidays to Mauritius in 2020. Due to the Coronavirus, Mauritius was under lockdown so there was no possibility to spend holidays on this paradise island.
Where to stay in Mauritius?
Mauritius is well-known for its numerous hotels and villas near the sea offering breath-taking views for its visitors. After the Coronavirus, the price are very low so it is the best time to book your dream destination.
Chalets Chamarel Hotel
Chalets Chamarel looks a lot like the same way that Heaven is described. Looking for a great retreat from routine life to revitalize yourself, here you go, that is the perfect place to be. Found in the heart of Chamarel, this particular place an exquisite one due to its various features. With its heart-stopping views on the southern sea of the island whether you are inside or outside your chalet, you will want to stay there forever. It has been designed to please especially nature lovers.To enhance the beauty of the scenery in front of you is found the blue turquoise water of Le Morne accompanied by Le Morne Brabant.
You will feel like home in those 9 Chalets bedrooms greatly been inspired by nature. Well decorated with a great space, indeed it will feel like a haven especially if ever you are with your loved one. Suites have a little bit more features for you to want to come again after your departure.
Le clos du littoral
Le Clos du littoral is found in Grand Bay. It forms part among many luxurious villas in the middle of the nature. Both the surroundings and the design of the villas make one as the green outdoor spaces will stay for a long time in your memory. Great moments of relaxation and intimacy are waiting for you.
Villa Cattleya is a beautiful villa, a little gem very charming situated at the heart of Grand Bay. Its main feature is the authenticity beautiful garden that surrounds it. With a stunning view from the large living room of both the lagoon and the pool. A panoramic view on the harbor of Grand Bay with catamarans, sport fishing boats and fishing canoes. Its lounge is decorated with old paintings, comfortable sofas and armchairs belonging to the family.
Villa Altair is particularly conceived for you to enjoy a beachfront setting with the interior and exterior to provide serenity and harmony.Its promises comfort and tranquility with a private swimming pool for exceptional holidays with your loved ones.
What to do?
Ile aux aigrettes
Ile aux Aigrettes is a preserved island found in the Mahebourg Bay, made up of coralline limestone home to the last remnants of dry coastal forest.You can visit Ile aux Aigrettes to see breath-taking scenery of the South East of Mauritius, and a glimpse of the early history of Mauritius. You will also get to see beautiful trees with strange names like Ox wood, Pipe wood, Rat wood and Bottle palm.You will be able to purchase souvenirs at the gift shop at the Visitors’ Center.
The restoration and preservation of the nature state of the island are mainly financed by the revenues of the tours on the islands and from the gift shop. You will return back to Pointe Jerome by motor boat after your trip to Ile aux Aigrettes.
Also known as Ganga Talao, Grand Bassin is a crater located in the mountainous Southwest district of Savanne. This place is dedicated to Lord Shiva and other divinities for Hindus where gatherings are held to pray.
Ganga Talao attracts crowds in Mauritius whether they are locals or tourists to meditate, play with the monkeys or have a walk by the lake to contemplate the breathtaking views.The lake is around 18 meters deep and is home to a healthy population of fish and eels certainly due to the leftover offerings they receive from Hindu pilgrims.
The place holds a certain serenity with the sacred lake considered to be according to the legend the one connected to the holy river Ganges in India. It is open to everyone who would like to take in its natural beauty.
The Lavilleon Company proposes a wide variety of activities, all practiced in a preserved environment in the midst of nature. There, a unique view of Le Morne, Île-aux-Bénitiers, Baie-du-Tamarin and La Tourelle de Tamarin can be contemplated.
Activity / Price
Visit the endemic forest and walk to the quay Rs 150
Zipline and Nepalese Bridge Rs 750
Archery practice Rs 450
Archery course Rs 600
Via Ferrata Rs 850
Hiking (to the point of view) Rs 300
Where to eat?
Domaine Anna Restaurant
The Domaine Anna is wrapped in sugar cane fields and lakes where the picturesque backdrops will make fall in love. Famous place for its fantastic and enchanting spirit. Found in Flic en Flac, the Domaine Anna’s position requires a fun car ride.
Along with lip-smacking food, the staff of the restaurant is praiseworthy as well, they will happily cater for your slightest needs and make sure you have nothing to complain about. Weddings are usually celebrated there, but it caters for birthday parties as well.The restaurant success is probably due to its delicious foods, amazing setting, great staff hospitality and good value for money.
Chateau Mon Désir Restaurant
The gourmet restaurant Chateau Mon Désir is found in Balaclava, in north part of Mauritius, set in an enchanting colonial-style mansion house.
The restaurant is popular because of its combination of the highest quality ingredients with elegant attentive service. The staffs will welcome you in an infinite world of flavors with their gastronomic experience.
On Sundays, the ‘Sunday Brunch’ of the Chateau Mon Désir offers a wide array of delicious dishes. In a sumptuous buffet, treat yourself in a relaxed and refined atmosphere.
If you renting a car in Mauritius it will give you the freedom and flexibility to travel freely and enjoy your stay in Mauritius at your own pace. If you like to explore by yourself, get a map of the island Mauritius and travel on your own with the car you have rent.