Some of the Best Holiday Activities in the Indian Ocean

The Maldives are the perfect destination for couples who want privacy and breathtaking views. With its sandy beaches, deep blue waters andlate-night cocktail bars, the Maldives offer a romantic getaway unlike any other. And with personalised service throughout your stay, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience.

Those with an adventurous streak will love La Reunion, a French island with an otherworldly volcanic landscape. Explore unique villages situated inside dramatic craters, wander through the picturesque colonial capital of Saint-Denis – the largest city in France that’s not actually located in France – and climb to the top of Piton des Neiges. Now is the perfect time to visit as it has yet to be fully developed, maintaining its distinctly French flavor – think delicious pastries and mouthwatering cheese. And of course, let’s not forget about that stunning sapphire blue lagoon.

We know that you may just want to sit back with a good book and a cocktail for company on occasion. Luxury beachfront hotels, silky beaches and turquoise seas surrounded by a barrier reef are some of our hand-picked Mauritius and Seychelles Indian Ocean vacations – outstanding places to unwind with a book and drink.If you’re looking for something a little more exciting, head over to Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio on Praslin, where you can take a seaplane flight to Mahé or a helicopter ride to the Silhouette Protected Reserve, which includes two islands in one. You’ll find world-renowned beaches like Anse Source d’Agent as well as seasonal sea turtle nesting, Grand tortoises, and coco de mer palm sightings in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Where is the Indian Ocean?

Hundreds of lovely islands, similar to lily pads, crisscross the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean covers 20% of the Earth’s surface and is home to some of the world’s most well-known islands, including the Maldives, Seychelles, Mauritius, and Sri Lanka.

Indian Ocean islands

The Indian Ocean has some of the most magnificent islands in the world.
The Maldives, which is made up of 26 atolls and over 1,000 tiny islands, is our most popular honeymoon destination. You may visit two different islands on a multi-centre vacation or simply relax at your preferred resort for maximum luxury.

Mauritius The east coast, which lies to the southeast of Madagascar and has a year-round subtropical climate, is home to luxurious beachfront hotels with glitzy restaurants. The west coast, on the other hand, offers swimming that is perfectly smooth for snorkeling and exuberant surfers –

The Seychelles The 115 islands that make up Seychelles are not only gorgeous, but many of them remain untouched and dedicated to being nature reserves. Mahé and Praslin house some of the strongest beaches in the world where sea turtles feel so comfortable that they come on shore to nest.

Sri Lanka One of the world’s most unusual islands, with a history dating back 3000 years. Heritage, temples, animals, and jungle may be found alongside gorgeous beaches and warm seas.

La Reunion La Reunion is a remote island east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius. It is French owned, making it a distinct destination with volcanic cliffs, pretty coastal towns, an active volcano and crater-villages to explore.

Excursions

Did you know that the Indian Ocean is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic beaches in the world? Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an adventure-filled vacation, there’s something for everyone in this corner of paradise. From sunset cruises in the Maldives and island hopping in Seychelles, to exploring Mauritius’ wild south, here are just a few of the amazing experiences awaiting you on your next Indian Ocean holiday. Join a wildlife jeep safari through Sri Lanka’s grand National Parks, castaway to a private uninhabited island for the night from the luxury Maldivian resort of Maafushivaru or fly.

In terms of house reefs, the Maldives has the best in the world. This beautiful archipelago is home to luxury resorts that provide day and night dives as well as fascinating snorkeling excursions throughout the year due to its warm waters and high visibility. For a unique getaway, take a trip aboard The Floating Resort by ScubaSpa – a sleek “safari yacht” with PADI 5-star resort status sailing across the seas to all of the greatest dive sites – or visit Constance Moofushi for great snorkelling and spectacular diving locations including Shark Point.Mauritius boasts a picturesque barrier reef which creates calm waters ideal for swimming and snorkelling. With its neon coral-filled lagoons, historic dive sites, and caverns to explore, Mauritius is perfect for beginners who want to experience all that diving and snorkelling have to offer. On clear days, visibility can reach up to 50 metres underwater.

Food & drink

Wherever you go, you can expect MTV Cribs-esque seafood arrangements waiting for you, upgraded with Seychellian spices. Sip on natural juice from a coconut, savor the flavors of tropical fruits and please your taste buds with an iced piña colada – all while lying on the white sand beach. Whether you’re eating red snapper overlooking the ocean at Le Méridien Fisherman’s Cove on the Seychelles or dining waters edge at a stylish open-air restaurant on Mauritius, luxury hotels offer award-winning restaurants. The Maldives offers some of the best private dining experiences in the world. You can take a wooden dhoni and picnic hamper just like this gift hampers canberra to a deserted sandbank in the middle of the ocean or book an in-villa private chef a la carte dinner in your over water bungalow.

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Kate loves to travel and write. She has been to many different places and has seen and experienced a lot of different things. This has given her a lot of material to write about, and she enjoys sharing her stories with others. She hopes to continue traveling and writing for many years to come.

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