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Family favourites in Mauritius

Friday 27 July 2018

Indian Ocean escapes aren’t just for honeymooners and kid-free couples – parents deserve a romantic setting too and what child doesn’t love that laid-back beach life! For families after their slice of paradise, Mauritius is a great option: with a great range of properties, Mauritius offers better value than the Maldives when it comes to accommodation as well as eating and drinking. Plus, there’s so much to do here to keep the whole family entertained, so there’ll be no exclamations of “I’m booooooored!” in Mauritius! Kuoni have some great value Mauritius properties on offer with fantastic facilities for families, here’s a selection of the best to whet your whistle…

Constance Belle Mare Plage

Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

With everything from zip-lining to rock climbing and kayak tours, this 5* resort is full-on island fun. Set on a long stretch of pristine beach, the resort’s Constance Kids Club is bursting with engaging activities – kids can even learn culinary skills to nurture their inner chef! Children are each given five bracelets on arrival, which they can barter for gifts, ice creams and experiences throughout their stay, which means less nagging for you! Make sure you take a glass-bottom boat trip to see the colourful fish and the coral reef.

Zilwa Attitude

Family room at Zilwa Attitude, Mauritius

This laid-back, shabby-chic resort, located in a great hideaway in Mauritius, is the perfect place to fully immerse yourself in island life. Try paddle boarding in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean or head out on a traditional pirogue boat at sunrise to breakfast on a desert island with local fishermen. During the day, kids can head out on the glass-bottom boat or take part in a treasure hunt with the Mini Club. In the evening, kids are encouraged to join their new friends and carers for dinner so that you can enjoy a romantic meal for two.

Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort

Golf greens at Heritage Awali, Mauritius

This affordable luxury resort perfectly balances stress-free bliss with enough fun activities to keep the whole family happy. Toddlers and teens alike can compete in a friendly game of mini-golf and adventurous kids will love exploring the waters in see-through kayaks. The Senior Beachfront Suite, with stunning lagoon views, is perfect for a family of four – adults can unwind in the private jacuzzi while the kids veg out with a movie in the spacious lounge.

Long Beach Mauritius

Crystal Clear waters at Long Beach Mauritius

Long Beach is an ideal contemporary retreat where families can relax and unwind during their stay, as the resort’s friendly and attentive staff are always on hand to make sure you have everything you need. You can spend your days sunbathing, swimming or building sandcastles on the gorgeous beach – where there are even butlers to wait on you! Take a family bike ride to explore the village or catch the free shuttle boat to Ile Aux Cerfs Golf. Parents can take advantage of the Kids Club and babysitting service to indulge in some pamper time at the Cinq Mondes Spa.

Sugar Beach

Bird's eye view of Sugar beach resort, Mauritius

This resort really is perfect for families with an incredible range of activities to choose from. Little ones can cool off in the shallow paddle area of the oceanfront lagoon pool, while older kids can try paddle boarding and wind surfing or fish for crabs on the beach. Creative children will love the arts and craft classes and talent shows, and sporty types can try their hand at golf. When it’s time to relax, kids can watch a movie under the stars or even try their first spa experience. The buffet restaurant will be a hit with families, too, with a great choice of food even fussy eater will find something they love and no-one will be able to resist the ice cream station!

Ravenala Attitude

Beach BBQ at Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius

This chilled-out beach resort has to be the number one choice in Mauritius for foodie families. The hotel offers seven fantastic dining experiences from beach barbecues to sampling street food – you can even have dinner with a local family! The buffet restaurant also offers early meal times for littlies, so there’ll be no tires tears at the dinner table. With great clubs for kids and teens, you’ll be free to relax and enjoy the laid-back surroundings. Fancy an adventure? Explore off the beaten track with the hotel’s islander experiences.

To find out more about any of these resorts and to book your family holiday in Mauritius, call our personal travel experts on 0191 285 9321 or send an email to Check out our latest offers or browse the blog for more holiday inspiration.

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