A fun destination for families and couples, the sheer number of choices makes family holidays in Mauritius a delight. There is plenty to keep children busy and there are enough secluded spots tucked away for couples to bond in solitude. Nature parks, fun activities, and beaches make it a great place for some family fun every day!
La Vanille Nature Park
This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Aldabra tortoises, gaze in awe at the Nile crocodiles, and learn about the past from the Fossil Museum. An interesting and engrossing place for children and adults alike, you will also find insectariums and an aquarium on the premises.
Timing: 8.30 am to 5 pm
Black River Gorges National Park
The country’s biggest and best national park is home to more than 300 species of flowering plants as well as giant fruit bats besides the endangered Mauritius kestrel, the echo parakeet, and the pink pigeon.
Timing: 8 am to 3.15 pm (Monday–Friday); 8 am to 11 am (Saturday)
Gris Gris Beach Kite Surfing
The waves at this beach located at the southern tip of the island are known for its huge waves and cliffs. It is the perfect spot to try some kite surfing as well as a variety of other water sports. Popular with people on family tours in Mauritius, this beach is also great for some relaxation too.
Timing: 7 am to 7 pm, but wind conditions are likely to come into play
A Day at Cape Malheureux
Though it has a history of being the venue of many shipwrecks, Cape Malheureux is a fishing village with stunning vistas. It is perfect for a romantic stroll followed by a picnic lunch in a secluded spot with no one to disturb you.
Timing: Day trips
Sugar Museum and Factory
With Mauritius being famous for its sugarcane fields, a trip to the Sugar Museum and Factory seems just right. At the end of the tour, visitors get to taste the sugar and rum!
Timing: 9 am to 5 pm
Centre Equestre de Riambel
What can be more romantic than going for a leisurely horse ride with your partner on a deserted beach? Swimming with the horses on the beach! This is one unique feature of Riamble beach, hence making this spot a must-see from the list of romantic tours of Mauritius!
Timing: 9.30 am to 4 pm
Family friendly Mauritius has something for everyone who visits. Experience something new each day and make sure your holiday is long enough to ensure you get to see and do it all! As for couples, these are just a few of the many romantic things to do in Mauritius.