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
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,
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
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
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.
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.
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