Posted by: Aniket Agarwal
Mauritius is a dream destination for people who love beaches and lush green landscapes. Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius offers an island experience like no other. The tropical climate, picturesque coastline, blue lagoons, and lively reefs make it a perfect honeymoon destination. Thanks to the scenic beauty and the amount of adventure the island offers, Mauritius attracts tourists from all around the world. If you’re confused between Mauritius and other destinations like Bali or Maldives for a honeymoon, this blog on the 5 best places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon will make you forget the others. We’ll not only take you through a virtual tour of the places, but we’ll also help you with some crazy deals on the best Mauritius honeymoon packages from ineedtrip. If you’re planning a honeymoon trip to Mauritius, you’re in for a lot of fun surprises and adventures. Mauritius is as vibrant as a rainbow. The place offers so many unique experiences that for once, you’ll feel pity for people who say Mauritius is just another beach destination.
Ile Aux Cerfs
We’ll start off with the best, Ile Aux Cerfs is an island that you would not want to miss out on your trip to Mauritius. If you want to see some lively coral, dive in the crystal clear waters and lay down on the white sand, Ile Aux Cerfs is the place for you. Ile Aux cerfs has a diverse marine life. If you’ve been planning to go scuba diving or snorkeling, you should head straight ahead to this island on the very first day. You can also enjoy other water sports like parasailing or underwater sea walk. Ile Aux Cerfs is that one-stop destination for couples who want privacy with amazing surroundings. This is the best place to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon.
Things to do: Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Undersea Walk
How to reach: A boat taxi from Trou d’eau Douce will take 30 minutes to get you there. The ride will cost Rs 400 – Rs 500 per person.
With a height similar to the Statue of Liberty, the Chamarel Waterfalls is a spectacular destination for couples. The lush green forests and the cool breeze will make you lose yourself in the vicinity of the waterfalls. You can do a number of activities here including Abseiling. What’s that? You can hike down to the bottom of the waterfalls and take some amazing pictures to post on your Instagram. And no, sadly you’ll not get to bathe there, did you forget the water falls from a height of 100 meters!
Things to do: Hiking, Photography, Visiting the seven-colored earth
How to reach: Hire a taxi or cab to get there or take a guided tour
Seven Colored Earth
You probably have looked at an image of this place while surfing on Instagram. We call it the eighth wonder of the world, the place has multicolored dunes and it looks like someone took the colors from a rainbow and painted them here (remember the Mauritius-Rainbow reference we made earlier?). This oddly mesmerizing site will make you wonder about the other artistic endeavors of mother nature. It’s the perfect place to get some pictures and reflect upon your colorful life ahead as a couple. You’ll find the Seven Colored Earth on every list of places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon.
We like this place so much that we have written a separate blog on it, you can read it here.
Things to do: Visit Chamarel waterfall, Curious Corner of Chamarel
How to reach: When you book the cab to get to Chamarel waterfalls, ask the driver to take you here. Seven colored earth is just 1.7 km from Chamarel waterfalls.
The Pereybere beach is the perfect beach for couples looking to go for a swim in the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean. The beach has no stones or corals so you can swim bare feet. And the water there is calm, so no huge waves to scare you off. The white sand and clean shore are perfect for a hand-in-hand evening stroll with your partner. There are many coconut trees offering shade to people who want to lay down for a nap on the beach and soak in the beauty of Mauritius. You should visit in the evening to catch the sunset and go crazy at night partying with the locals in an electrifying atmosphere.
Things to do: Windsurfing, night parties, and deep-sea fishing
How to reach: You can get here using public transport. If you want privacy you can take a cab but that’ll be more costly
Pamplemousses botanical garden
Visiting a botanical garden on a honeymoon might not sound fun, but the reality is totally opposite. Your tour of the Pamplemousses botanical garden will be full of eye-popping views and jaw-dropping scenery. The garden has over 650 varieties of plants including more than 83 varieties of palm trees. Walking around nature is never disappointing, a tour of this place after a night party at the Pereybere beach is perfect for detoxing.
Things to do: Explore the gardens and eat at the famous Chez Tante Athalie
How to reach: The place is located in Port Louis and you can easily catch a bus to get there
Here’s a bonus place – “underwater waterfall“, read more about it by clicking on the link.
Mauritius is the best destination for people who want to go to a place where they can have fun around beaches and get enrolled in adventure sports. The people in Mauritius don’t make you feel like you’re far from home and the overall experience of a honeymoon in Mauritius is quite enriching. If you want to explore the diversity of Mauritius, the above mentioned 5 best places in Mauritius for honeymoon should be on your list of must-do things.
Now that we are here, why don’t you customize a Mauritius honeymoon package for yourself? Or you can choose from ineedtrip’s custom-designed honeymoon packages to get some crazy deals and discounts. Come, let’s book a package for you.
This was our list of best places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon. If you have any more places you would like us to add, tell us about them.