Mauritius family holidays
With powdery white-sand beaches framed by emerald peaks, verdant sugar cane fields and lush rainforest, the paradisiacal island of Mauritius is the perfect setting for relaxing tropical holidays. Protected by the world's longest unbroken coral reef, the island boasts warm turquoise waters and glittering crystal lagoons that are a dream to explore. Experience refined luxury and indulgence at some of the world’s finest resorts along with world-class golf courses, beautiful nature reserves and picturesque fishing villages.
Traditionally popular with honeymooners, Mauritius is also a firm favourite with families looking for a taste of paradise. This friendly island welcomes children with open arms and caters for all ages from tots to teens. Our fantastic selection of luxury resorts boast a plethora of sensational facilities so that the whole family can enjoy quality time together as well as explore their own interests. Spend time relaxing by the pool, splashing in the warm shallow waters, building sandcastles on the beach and dining at children-friendly restaurants. Or why not hop on a mountain bike to discover the island’s spectacular scenery, try your hand at waterskiing or unwind at the spa whilst the little ones enjoy making new friends and immersing themselves in local culture at fun themed kids’ clubs.
Recommended family resorts
Exceptional facilities at the stylish all inclusive Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort include an 18-hole golf course with complimentary green fees, a fantastic spa and a range of watersports. The superb kids’ club (2-11 year olds) offers youngsters a lovely introduction to local culture with fun activities including searching for crabs on the beach, playing Mauritian games and making traditional musical instruments. There is also a dedicated activity programme for teens (12-17 year olds) which includes excursions and Mauritian beach parties. The resort’s spacious senior suites are ideal for families.
Set on a gorgeous mile-long beach with thatched cottages scattered around a lush palm grove, La Pirogue is a haven of serenity. Relax by the beautiful lagoon-style pool, play volleyball on the beach or enjoy a round of minigolf. The kids’ club caters for 2-11 year olds and offers a host of fun activities such as tennis and windsurfing, along with special menus whilst the teen club (12-17 year olds) is a great place for socialising and enjoying sports and excursions. Guests at La Pirogue can also enjoy access to the fabulous facilities at sister resort, Sugar Beach Resort.
Sugar Beach Resort is one of our favourite Mauritius family resorts. Set in beautiful landscaped tropical gardens on 500 metres of glorious beachfront, this elegant plantation-style resort offers a fantastic selection of sports and activities including tennis, water polo, kayaking and glass-bottom boat trips. The kids’ club (2-11 year olds) features an enchanting Hansel and Gretel-themed gingerbread cottage and children will love the great range of sports and activities including nature excursions. Older kids can enjoy sports and adventure outings as well as an internet café and evening social events at the teen club (12-17 year olds).
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