Located off the southwest coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a mashup of cultures with a vibe that makes it a haven for those looking for a romantic, sexy getaway for two.
Though most travelers tend to save a trip to the island for a special occasion like their honeymoon, Mauritius is actually good any time. Whether you’re into nature, the culture or simply want to lounge around on some of the most spectacular beaches in the world, there is something for everyone.
Nigerian beauty entrepreneur Funke (@africanbeautyatlas) recently traveled to this African paradise and her sultry slay was the perfect complement to the island’s beauty. If you’ve been hesitating on planning a trip to Mauritius, one look at all this African luxe will certainly change your mind, asap.
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Welcome to Mauritius
Endless sapphire waters, powder-white beaches, hidden lagoons, unique wildlife, and unapologetic luxury are just a few of the things the African island of Mauritius is known for. Located in the Indian Ocean, the island is as diverse in its culture as it is in its landscapes. Having been colonized by the Dutch, French and British, the people of Mauritius are multiethnic, multicultural and multilingual. Visit the island between May and December for dry, cool weather and perfect beach time. 1 USD equals 35.9014 Mauritian Rupees, so budget accordingly.
Mauritius is teeming with luxurious places to stay, but if you’re looking for accommodations that combine chic design, beachside vibes and a sense of seclusion, then the only place to be is at the One&Only Le Saint Géran. The best part, children can enjoy the luxe life too. Up to age 11, kids can participate in activities like cooking lessons at the kids’ club, and from 11-17, they can indulge in fitness bootcamps, outdoor movie nights, yoga, karaoke, virtual gaming bonfires mocktail nights and more.
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A blend of Chinese, European and Indian influences, Mauritian cuisine is certainly full of flavor. You can expect to find fresh seafood, dim sums, curries and more to wow your palate daily.
Resorts and food are great, but let’s be real, you came to Mauritius for the beaches! Belle Mare, Blue Bay, Le Morne, and Rivière des Galets are some of the best beaches around, and perfect for romantic outings, snorkeling, tanning and more.