Five reasons why Mauritius is a great family friendly holiday destination

Turquoise, crystal clear waters and pristine white sands... here are five reasons why Mauritius is a great family friendly holiday destination

There are so many reasons why we would love to return to Mauritius with kids. We visited a few years ago…before the arrival of our little tribe, and it is safe to say we completely fell in love with the pristine white sands and turquoise waters. Many think that Mauritius is a honeymoon destination… but the truth is, we would love to return to Mauritius with our kids. There are many reasons why Mauritius is a great family friendly holiday destination. With its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and great family friendly accommodation – it is not hard to see why….

Here are 5 reasons why Mauritius is a great family friendly holiday destination

Beautiful beaches in Mauritius

The beaches in Mauritius are out of this world, with crystal clear turquoise waters and powdery white sand. The endless white beaches and scattered coconut trees make Mauritius a dream holiday destination. With around 330 km of beautiful beaches – you will be spoilt for choice! 4 stunning beaches are;

Belle Mare on the Eastern side of Mauritius

Grand Bay Beach – located in the resort town of Grand Baie.

Flic en Flac Beach on the West coast of Mautirius.

Trou aux Biches beach

Note- Currents are stronger on the East coast and there is more of a breeze, 

Watersports in Mauritius

Mauritius is a perfect destination for watersports, due to the crystal clear and warm waters. During our trip we had the opportunity to try out scuba diving, and it was absolutely phenomenal. There are a great selection of watersports on offer including, water-skiing, sea kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkelling, windsurfing, scuba diving and sailing.

Family friendly Accommodation in Mauritius

There is a wide choice of family friendly accommodation to choose from in Mauritius, from luxury hotels to beautiful, luxurious family friendly villas. Villa Finder offer a wide choice of family friendly villas in Mauritius that best suit your needs and requirements. Each villa makes an ideal base to explore the stunning island of Mauritius.

Family Friendly activities in Mauritius

If you thought that Mauritius was just about the beaches, think again. Besides the beaches, there are a wide choice of family friendly activities available including Casela World of Adventures in Flac en Flac, Île aux Aigrettes and Mauritius Aquarium.

Weather in Mauritius

Mauritius has a classic tropical climate and the weather is generally warm all year round. The wet season is around January to March. The best time to visit Mauritius is during from May to October when the weather is cool, dry and sunny, temperature varies between 20°C and 26°C – making this a great destination to visit during the Summer and and Autumn school holidays. During the Summer (Nov – April) temperature ranges from 26°C to 32°C.

A little more about Villa Finder

Villa Finder, launched in 2012, is a villa rental agency that take the stress out of finding the perfect family friendly villa for your holiday. All of the villas are inspected before they are listed online. They are frequently reinspected to ensure that they are well maintained. They offer a personalised touch, and the team of Travel Consultants will ensure that they understand the needs of the the client to make sure that they source the villas that best fit your needs and requirements. Family travel can be difficult and Villa Finder aim to take the stress out of your holiday, and can help to arrange anything form high chairs and travel cots, to organising day tours and airport pickups.
Villa finder currently have over 1,000 villas in Bali, Phuket, Samui, Sri Lanka and Mauritius.
For every booking, Villa Finder are planting a tree in Sumatra, Indonesia to help to contribute to the environment.
For more information – head over to Villa Finder online 
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**This post has been written in collaboration with Villa Finder **

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