The honeymoon is a very precious moment in a person’s life. This is an opportunity for the newlyweds to go on a romantic trip to a region where life is good and to create wonderful memories that they will cherish for a long time. Among the romantic destinations par excellence suitable for this type of occasion is Mauritius. This Eden characterized by cultural diversity is bathed in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for spending memorable holidays with your soul mate.
Mauritius and its dream beaches for a romantic honeymoon
Mauritius is a region which is mainly known for its beautiful beaches ideal to live unforgettable moments in love.
Le Morne beach
For all couples planning honeymoons in Mauritius, the superb beach of Le Morne is one of the destinations not to be missed. Located at the foot of the majestic Morne Brabant, this beach is rightly considered to be theone of the most beautiful in the region. It is surrounded on one side by large filao trees in the shade of which you can lie down on comfortable deckchairs while sipping a sweet cocktail.
On the other side, the beach is bordered by a turquoise and translucent lagoon perfect for swimming or practicing board sports. In addition, Le Morne is located off the tourist trails, which makes it a rather quiet place. This more peaceful and wilder environment is better suited for make the most of the beauty of the landscape.
Located in the southern part of the island, Blue Bay Beach has become a popular destination for vacationers looking to embark on a romantic adventure. Considered a true aquatic paradise, this site is the perfect location if you are in looking for an idyllic place where you can relax as a couple.
The calm, turquoise waters of the beach are ideal for a swim for two. You can also go snorkeling to get a closer look at the marine flora and fauna. Trips aboard glass-bottomed boats are also organized to offer visitors a breathtaking view of the impeccable seascape which is the pride of Blue Bay Beach.
The landscape of Gris Gris is undoubtedly one of the most original in Mauritius. This rocky beach located on the edge of the village of Souillac is distinguished by its vast expanse of extremely fine sand. Its stony setting gives it a certain wild charm much appreciated by tourists from all over the world.
Often swept by strong currents, the waters of Gris Gris are not not especially suitable for swimming. To enjoy your honeymoon without taking any risks, it is therefore recommended to go to this beach only for a picnic or for a romantic walk. Don’t forget to bring your smartphone to photograph yourself along the majestic cliffs and coves that border the beach.
Trou aux Biches
Renowned for its impeccable cleanliness and the clarity of its bluish water, Trou-Aux-Biches beach is one of the most visited beaches in Mauritius. This destination is therefore not very suitable if you want calm or if you are not comfortable in a crowd. But if you ignore this minor concern, you can take advantage of the idyllic setting to practice various activities to enhance your very first romantic holiday.
Many restaurants are located along the coast to provide visitors with exquisite meals to savor on the spot. You can consider a short walk to explore the different restaurants and choose the one that best suits your desires and your budget.
A variety of places to discover on the pearl of the Indian Ocean
Mauritius is home to a large number of sites that you can visit as a couple during your honeymoon. One of the area’s most famous attractions is the Sugar Adventure, an extensive interactive museum where you can see how sugar is processed. During this exploration, you can also enjoy tastings of special unrefined sugars. A great way to learn new things and have fun at the same time.
With your partner, you can also take a ride in an underwater scooter to admire the coral reefs and other wonders of the submerged landscape of Mauritius. These scooters intended for aquatic touring are usually very easy to master and guarantee a unique experience. They are equipped with a steering wheel, two accelerator pedals and a button that you can use to control the depth of immersion.
For a more comfortable exploration, you can opt for a dry trip aboard a tourist submarine. The journey takes about twenty minutes and includes a bottle of champagne and cozy canapes where you can relax to watch spinner dolphins or other varieties of adorable fish.
Among the various natural wonders to visit during your honeymoon in Mauritius are also the Seven Colored Earths. These dunes of dry land in the southwest of the island near the village of Chamarel are tinged with pink, purple, mauve, brown, ochre, red and beige. The different colors mix together to give rise to incredible light effects. This fabulous landscape is the perfect setting for taking fantastic photos to show your loved ones when you return from your romantic expedition.
Also on the Seven Colored Earths domain, you can admire giant Aldabra tortoises. Not far from there, you will come across a sumptuous waterfall 100 meters high. If you are an adrenaline junkie couple, you can try bungee jumping with your partner from the top of the waterfall. For this, you can call on specialists in this activity who will be able to guide you and equip you properly in order to avoid all risks.
Accommodation adapted for the occasion
Mauritius is full of a multitude of hotel establishments that provide services reserved for customers who come as a couple. In addition to fulfilling their basic function which is accommodation, these luxury hotels offer access to saunas and hot tubs which you can use to fully relax.
Massage sessions are also offered to allow you and your partner to release all the stress accumulated during the long preparations for the wedding. Depending on your preferences, massage sessions can be held in your room or in a specially designed outdoor setting. Some establishments include in their program yoga, rejuvenating treatments, thalassotherapy and many activities intended to promote relaxation. Of course, you will have the possibility to personalize the program according to your desires.
A rich and diversified culinary heritage
Gastronomy is the area in which the cultural mix that characterizes Mauritius is most felt. The culinary heritage of this region is a marriage of flavors from Africa, Asia, Europe and various other horizons.
During your honeymoon in Mauritius, there are many places where you can satisfy your taste desires. Already in the streets, you will come across street vendors who will offer you local specialties such as faratas, Mauritian briani or chilli cakes.
If, on the other hand, you are looking for more refined dishes and in a more luxurious setting, you can turn to the gourmet restaurants of the island. These top-of-the-range establishments will offer you exquisite dishes from local and international cuisine, all in an atmosphere of great tranquility.
Many restaurants offer couples dinners by candlelight, in an elegantly decorated setting to suit the theme of your stay. In the company of your partner, you can make your imagination travel through the intoxicating tastes of fish vindaye, Pulao rice, fried mine, Dholl puri, etc.