the idyllic oberoi mauritius

The idyllic Oberoi Mauritius Spend eight idyllic days exploring the natural wonders and relaxing tropical beaches of an island paradise

Your journey at a glance

Your stay will be at the exclusive Oberoi, which offers fantastic accommodation options as well as a range of island adventures such as diving, water-skiing, windsurfing and sailing.

The Oberoi is perfectly positioned to explore the many attractions of this vibrant destination and also offers a first-class spa, fitness centre, two swimming pools and a tennis court.

What to expect …

Transfer to Hotel Day 1

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Upon your arrival at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, you will be met by representative from &Beyond who will drive you to The Oberoi.

Overnight in Mauritius Day 1 - 7

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Vibrant Mauritius, a volcanic island nation surrounded by the warm azure waters of the Indian Ocean, is a paradise for sun, beach, water sport and cultural enthusiasts. This spectacular destination is home to around 700 plant species, rare birds such as the pink pigeon and kestrel as well as a myriad marine species that make scuba diving and snorkelling one of the country’s most renowned activities. Visit Grand Bay, a shopping and leisure mecca, the Balaclava Ruins just a stone’s throw away from the Baie aux Tortues (named by 17th century sailors due to the many tortoises in the area), immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the Flacq Market (the country’s largest open-air market), lounge on the most beautiful beach in Mauritius – the Ile aux Cerfs and discover the Black River Gorges. Mauritius has an adventure for all

Just 15 minutes from Mauritius’ vibrant capital of Port Louis, the spectacular Oberoi is ideally positioned to offer guests 600 metres of pristine beachfront on the shore of Turtle Bay. Here, amidst sprawling tropical gardens, guests can unwind in their choice of a pavilion or villa – each beautifully furnished with rustic oak and natural cane furniture, wall-to-wall glass windows that offer mesmerising ocean views or tranquil garden vistas, and lovely marble ensuite bathrooms.

A wonderful array of dining options are on offer at The Oberoi Mauritius. The retreat features a main restaurant, its signature “On the Rocks” al fresco eatery (literally a stone’s throw from the ocean), a convivial bar area and The Gunpowder Room, a magnificent restored French colonial battery, which is has been recognised as a national monument. Other guest areas include a first-class spa, fitness centre, two swimming pools and a tennis court. Adventures include diving, water-skiing, windsurfing and sailing.

Spend 7 nights at The Oberoi Mauritius in a luxury pavilion. Your stay includes breakfast and dinner. Adventures include hobie cat sailing, laser sailing, paddleboats, sea kayaking, snorkelling, wake boarding, water-skiing, windsurfing, cooking demonstration, nature walk around the Oberoi gardens, painting lesson, sculpture lesson, stargazing on the beach and wine tasting.

Indulge in a spot of retail therapy Day 2

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A journey to Mauritius wouldn’t be complete without taking the time to indulge in a spot of retail therapy. Grab your walking shoes, as the island boasts an extensive selection of vibrant markets (almost one in every town), with quality goods at every turn.

One of the prominent markets that you shouldn’t miss out on is Centre de Flacq. The island is renowned for producing exceptional textiles, beautiful jewellery and charming handicrafts – fantastic mementos of your stay.

Marvel at sheer natural beauty Day 3

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Aside from its boundless array of activities and opportunities to unwind, Mauritius’ breathtaking natural features are a major drawcard too. This little slice of paradise has been referred to as “an island Eden”, laden with tropical waterfalls, palm-fringed beaches and jungle-like interiors.

The Seven Coloured Earths of Chamarel in the southwest of Mauritius attract nature lovers in their droves with their red, violet, brown, green, purple, blue and yellow-coloured sand dunes.

Take a trip to the Black River Gorges National Park to explore its hiking and mountain biking trails and don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit the Le Morne Cultural Landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Breathtaking in its beauty, this landmark also holds important cultural significance.

Hop aboard a boat to a hidden tropical paradise Day 4

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One of Mauritius’ most popular attractions, the island of Ile aux Cerfs, beckons to both locals and tourists alike. Hop aboard a boat at the village of Trou d’Eau and venture across azure waters to this flourishing emerald isle. Its three fantastic beaches play host to a wonderful selection of water adventures and its verdant tropical landscape lends itself to tranquil walks.  Avid golfers can also tee-off at the island’s exceptional club. After a fun-filled morning of activities, stop off at one of the vibrant eateries and tuck into a delicious assortment of dishes.

Get ready for some adventure Day 5

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The magical waters of Mauritius play host to an array of adventure-filled water activities. Slap on some sunscreen, jump into your costume and head out into the waves for a morning or afternoon’s snorkelling session. Scuba diving enthusiasts will be treated to a vibrantly colourful array of marine life among pristine coral reefs. Above water, you can hop aboard water skis or embark on a range of tranquil or thrilling boating excursions. In between your adventures, simply head to one of Mauritius’ famed golden beaches to soak up the warm African sun.

Indulge in a spot of retail therapy Day 6

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A journey to Mauritius wouldn’t be complete without taking the time to indulge in a spot of retail therapy. Grab your walking shoes, as the island boasts an extensive selection of vibrant markets (almost one in every town), with quality goods at every turn.

One of the prominent markets that you shouldn’t miss out on is Centre de Flacq. The island is renowned for producing exceptional textiles, beautiful jewellery and charming handicrafts – fantastic mementos of your stay.

Get ready for some adventure Day 7

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The magical waters of Mauritius play host to an array of adventure-filled water activities. Slap on some sunscreen, jump into your costume and head out into the waves for a morning or afternoon’s snorkelling session. Scuba diving enthusiasts will be treated to a vibrantly colourful array of marine life among pristine coral reefs. Above water, you can hop aboard water skis or embark on a range of tranquil or thrilling boating excursions. In between your adventures, simply head to one of Mauritius’ famed golden beaches to soak up the warm African sun.

Departure Day 8

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After a scrumptious breakfast, you will be collect for your homeward flight at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.