Mauritius

Family Holidays in Mauritius

June 20, 2017

Mauritius is a tropical paradise where everybody finds amazing and beautiful things to do! If you are a person who likes quiet holidays in a luxury hotel, tanning by the pool or on the beach sipping delicious cocktails. Or if you are the adventurous type climbing mountain tops, going on hikes exploring the fauna and flora, Mauritius is the place to be. But did you know that Mauritius is an island that will not only the perfect place for you but also for your entire family?

In Mauritius, there loads of activities to do with your family. The kids and the “bigger Kids’’ will have tones of fun playing, exploring and relaxing together. You’ll have a blast exploring the best spots in Mauritius. But what is really exciting for you to discover is the culture of the Mauritian people; many cultures living together peacefully embracing their differences and rejoicing their similarities. One thing that all Mauritian have in common, although some of them might have very different lifestyles, is the sense of family. Mauritian are big on family values, this is their most precious price. They take care of each other and if you’re welcome in a family they will take care of you as their own flesh and blood.

While visiting the island you may notice that there aren’t too many nursing homes it’s because the elderly are usually taken care of by their children as well as their brothers and sisters. The grandparents take care of their grandchildren. All the grandkids playing together after school, learning together and having special treats made for them by their grandparents. Grandads teaching the boys how to fish while grandmothers show to the little girls their secret recipes.

It might feel like you have traveled back in simpler times but that doesn’t mean that modernity hasn’t reached this paradise yet. It’s just that the island that knows how to hold on to the greatest of its oldest values and provides the best of both worlds for everyone.

When you come to Mauritius with your family not only will you be able to live through exciting experiences such as hikes to exotic places, swim in a clear turquoise lagoon, underwater safari, interact and walk with lions and tigers and lots other cute animals but you’ll also be able to experience the core of family values. Visiting and staying at gorgeous locations is awesome but living through experiences that run deep in each member of your family is transcendent. Sitting down for a meal with a Mauritian family is amazing, your family will be able to taste succulent homemade recipes undoubtedly passed on through generations and will be able to experience firsthand the customs and discover little secrets such as untouched locations in the area not well known by tourists or where to find the best bargains for your souvenirs although the malls in Mauritius offers great recreational activities for kids while adults can enjoy shopping.

If you’re thinking of having a holiday with your family, Mauritius is the ideal location! Come and have fun with the whole family.

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30 Comments

  • Reply Megan Indoe June 20, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    We have ALWAYS wanted to go to Mauritius and your photos are making us want to go even more. Those are some gorgeous aerial shots!

  • Reply Candy June 21, 2017 at 3:40 am

    This is the perfect location for people who are looking to do more than one thing. I know my ideal vacation is different from others in my family, so having multiple options is a huge plus!

  • Reply Cori Carl June 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    What a beautiful place! My mom is trying to put together a family reunion, this might be the perfect place to do it.

  • Reply Vibeke Johannessen June 21, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    Mauritius looks absolutely amazing. So beautiful. I would love to get to know a family there and go to the hidden places and not only the resorts as many people do. Great location for a family 😀

  • Reply Shane Prather June 21, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    Wow that first beach view from above is stunning! I’m fully convinced I need a tropical getaway!

  • Reply openroadahead June 21, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    I went to college with someone who grew up in Mauritius, and he had pictures on his wall of the amazing beaches near his home. I’ve wanted to go ever since, and now your pictures make me want to go even more. I love how you describe family life and dynamics there — the whole way of life seems appealing. I’d love to see it in person!

  • Reply nycgingeronthego June 21, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    I always thought of Mauritius as a honeymoon destination. Great to know it’s a place for the whole family. It looks absolutely beautiful and the food sounds delicious too!

  • Reply Paige June 21, 2017 at 11:57 pm

    I’ve been hearing more and more about Mauritius and it’s definitely been growing higher on my list. I never think of it as a family destination, but it’s good to know that it is! Those beach views look incredible!

  • Reply Blair Villanueva June 22, 2017 at 3:24 am

    After reading your post, definitely I will insist my Amore to spend our holiday in Mauritius. The thought if spending the luxury with nature and that crystal clear water, makes it exciting, and romantic!

  • Reply Sandy N Vyjay June 22, 2017 at 4:19 am

    Mauritius is indeed a great family getaway. I like the fact that there is something there that caters to different tastes, be it a taste for adventure or leisure. I am sure a great place to plan family group activities and chill in general by spending quality time together.

  • Reply travelwithtarah June 22, 2017 at 7:27 am

    I would love to visit Mauritius with my family!! Looks like there is so much to do and is the perfect setting for a family vacation. Looks stunning

  • Reply Ami Bhat June 22, 2017 at 10:24 am

    Mauritius is really beautiful. I visited it six months back and yes, I completely agree that it is perfect for a family holiday. Enough and more to do together with your kids and parents. Hoping to do it again with mine!

  • Reply Sriparna June 22, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    Just wonderful… I just forwarded this to a friend of mine, who is about to visit for his honeymoon 🙂 The pictures are just awesome; I am glad it was so much of fun with family 🙂

  • Reply Bhushavali June 22, 2017 at 5:57 pm

    Mauritius is just a gorgeous place. My friend visited for her honeymoon and couldn’t stop raving about its natural beauty!!! Looks like it has everything from sand, to mountain, to sea to greenery!!!

  • Reply yasmina June 22, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Amazing place! I want to visit so badly and just take a secret getaway all alone there! But I guess I could bring my family too hahaha

  • Reply Laura June 23, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    I’m totally convinced now that I have to go to Mauritius as soon as I get the chance!! I’ve heard nothing but great things =)

  • Reply chantae June 24, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    Oh my GOSH that first photo! I would love to come because I hear the diving is amazing 😀 I love how sweet and family oriented Mauritius is — that children and grandchildren can learn from their elders for their entire lives.

  • Reply Ana Ojha June 24, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    Mauritius is a dream destination and no lesser than a paradise itself! I have heard the stories of its pristine beaches and surreal sunsets. Hope to visit there someday in my life!

  • Reply Nika July 2, 2017 at 5:53 am

    Amazing view! I wish i could be there someday. Its look so beautiful!

  • Reply Berlin Domingo July 11, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Oh, so that’s how part of Mauritius looks like. I only know the place because of the infamous “take it take it” metro manila film festival that happened in Manila years ago. Ms. Universe – Mauritius was one of the presentors and was allegedly paid to read the wrong winner. Anyway, the place looks more than a sanctuary. It’s so peaceful and just heavenly.

  • Reply Ma. Clarice Lao July 11, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    This place is breathtaking. It is indeed a paradise. Hope to visit it someday. 🙂

  • Reply mariaisquixotic July 12, 2017 at 6:01 am

    So this that’s how Mauritius is! It’s like Themyscira from Wonder Woman. It’s so breathtaking and has a great view! What a way to spend vacation and just to travel there. How I wish I could live there 🙂

  • Reply Amila Wickramarachchi July 12, 2017 at 7:50 am

    Wow!The photos from Mauritius are really beautiful.The view of sunset is simply amazing.I wish I will be there one day.I am sure I will end up having lot of photos from Mauritius!!

  • Reply jayresa03 July 12, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    The view was so stunning. I wonder how do you get the aerial shots. It’s just so perfect. Mauritius surely is something you can add on your bucket list.

  • Reply Milton Coyne July 12, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    oh my this is a paradise.. your photos are very lovely and you have captured the atmosphere perfectly.. with that pristine water and powdery white sand.. what else can you ask? I just hope I will have a chance to visit this paradise someday

  • Reply cieri of thewonderfulkind.com July 12, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    I think this is the first time I read about such details on Mauritius! It makes me want to go and visit. I think it is good for that beach chill vacation. I also love that they value family relations just like our culture here in the Philippines.

  • Reply Indrani July 13, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Mauritius seems like a cool destination for family. I like how different cultures are living together peacefully embracing their differences and rejoicing their similarities. We need more places like this in world. Loved your pictures.

  • Reply Johna July 13, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    So stunning! Looks like such an incredible place. Love your photos too

  • Reply Irma July 14, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    Those photos are really tempting and make me wanna pack the bags right away. Mauritius really does look like a paradise and their culture seems also interesting. But those beaches and the color of the sea are amazing. I can’t stop looking at those photos 😀

  • Reply Me-An Clemente July 15, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    You took awesome shots of the place. I love it. Anyway, we, Filipinos, are quite similar to the Mauritians because we also have a strong sense of family. The children take care of their parents when they get old. Also, all the family members get together from time to time so we are also close with our extended family members like our aunt, cousins, and even second cousins. Hoping you could include information on their food as well as photos because it got me curious.

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