Top Summer Destination: Mauritius


If you want an ideal island-vacation with your family, look no further. A Saudi favorite, Mauritius is the one of the most popular destinations for locals this year. Saudi visitors almost doubled to 9,219 from the previous year, with three flights a week from Riyadh and Jeddah introduced by Saudi Arabian Airlines in 2017, according to Bloomberg. Located off the South West coast of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius offers natural, secured and crystal-clear lagoons with golden sandy beaches. Of volcanic origin, it is the second largest island of the Mascarene Archipelago. The island is sheltered from the open sea by the world’s third largest coral reef.

Mauritius is also a great place to travel with children. The island offers world-class luxury resorts, fabulous beaches, and nature reserves that will keep young ones entertained. Amusement parks, museums, sports activities, and nature trails are also to be found throughout the island and will be memorable experiences for the whole family.

Mauritius is an island showcasing a broad diversity with beautiful scenery and beaches with a magical appeal. Renowned for its world-class hotels and unrivalled hospitality, Mauritius is silhouetted by striking mountains and offers inspiring beaches and indigo waters, combined with an incredible mix of cultures and flavors found in the Indian Ocean. The real beauty of Mauritius is its wild interior of mountains, waterfalls, lush forests and endemic wildlife. Snorkeling, kite-surfing and scuba diving are popular water sports alongside hiking in the Black River Gorges National Park. Mauritius is blessed with year-round balmy weather.

The hospitable culture of the island is renowned worldwide, complemented by a mosaic of distinct cultural and religious groups living side by side and identifying Mauritius as an island of diversity and harmony. English is the official language; however Creole and French remain the most commonly spoken languages, with various oriental languages also spoken.

The month of September is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs reaching a positively warm 24°C throughout the month and exceeding 27°C or dropping below 23°C only one day in ten.

Stay At The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

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The St. Regis Mauritius is renowned for its colonial Manor House on the legendary Le Morne Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the South of Mauritius. The colonial residential design of the resort emphasizes the “paradise found” sensation and the focus on escape and relaxation. The St. Regis Mauritius Resort exudes a feeling of time-honoured luxury, with the Le Morne Mountain providing a fitting backdrop to the resort.

Internationally renowned architects, Stauch Vorster and interior designer, Trevor Julius of dsgn, drew their aesthetic inspiration from the romance of Mauritius’s colonial past and the regional specifications of the resort’s address. The architects and interior designers sought to capture the distinctive character of the location by recreating the structure and ambience of a Victorian manor house and historical estate. The legacy of colonial romance and refinement, reflective of the island’s Victorian heritage chimes perfectly with the St. Regis vision of the art of living.

The Manor House offers a private residential experience exuding timeless elegance, featuring a fully stocked library and private cinema where you can sit back and relax all day. If you don't want to leave your room, you can opt for a couples massage indoors and unwind on the terrace with an enchanting afternoon tea experience afterwards. For those who like to work on-the-go, you have access to meeting rooms, printers and all the peace required. The St. Regis Mauritius Resort comprises 172 spacious suites, including the lavish beachfront St. Regis Villa, set on one of the finest beaches on the island, in the shadow of Le Morne Mountain. A variety of sophisticated amenities and services include the renowned signature St. Regis Butler service, five distinctive dining venues, swimming pools, the Iridium Spa and world-class water-sports facilities.

For couples who want to enjoy an idyllic escape, stay three nights or more and enjoy The St. Regis Mauritius Resort's services exclusively available on their website. Celebrate love as you indulge at The St. Regis, overlooking the mesmerizing turquoise waters and a long stretch of white sandy beach, with the iconic Le Morne Branbant Mountain as backdrop. Enjoy your exquisite stay with the signature St. Regis Butler Services and refined pampering moments.

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