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We asked one of our well-travelled Travel Consultants, Dale Harris, about some of the best things to do on a luxury holiday to Mauritius . Here's what he had to say.No. 1One of Mauritius’ most popular attractions is its Botanical Gardens. In
particular, the Pamplemousses Garden, which is also known as the SSR
Botanical Garden and is famed for being the oldest of the gardens in the Southern
Hemisphere, dating all the way back to 1767.
The perfect place for a leisurely
day out, their beauty and the surrounding nature is sure to leave you in a state
of awe. Wander through the thirty-seven hectares of unspoilt greenery,
discovering huge water lilies and up to eighty-five varieties of palms, while the gentle
aroma of the spice garden casts an enchanted ambience that will entice your
No 2.For a fantastic family day out, head to La Vanille
Crocodile Park where you’ll be able to experience the wonders and diversity
of the Mauritian wildlife, passing crocodiles lazing in the warmth of
the sun, giant tortoises, birds, and more. There’s also the opportunity to
visit a fascinating insect museum, and you can choose to be accompanied by a Guide if
No 3.The Black River Gorges
National Park, in the south west of Mauritius, stretches across 6,574 hilly, green hectares and showcases the island's beautiful unspoilt vegetation. You can even
head up to the Black River Peak, the highest point of the island,
offering the chance for visitors to get the most extraordinary views.
The Isle Aux Cerfs are the place to go for some
of the best of Mauritius’ brilliantly blue waters and silky white sands. A must if you want to chill out and revel in the paradise-like aspect of the island. Try out water sports, grab a bite to eat
or just read a good book beside the shore.
No 5.Centre Equestre De Riambel presents a wonderfully unique and romantic horse-riding tour along one of the
island's protected and undisturbed beaches. You can ride alongside the amber
glow of the sunset and never-ending horizon, feeling completely free. Any level
of rider is welcome and Guides are on-hand to assist beginners if required.
Dale is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable individual who has been with Elegant Resorts since 2004. He has exceptional knowledge of the Indian Ocean and long-haul destinations, as well as the Elegant Resorts luxury ski destinations.
As the foremost British pioneer of luxury travel – and boasting an ever-increasing collection of prestigious accolades that celebrates this – Elegant Resorts is a tour operator with the expertise, knowledge and reputation to deliver only the very finest tailor-made luxury holidays to our clients, honed by almost thirty years of experience in this niche travel business.