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Blue Bay Holidays

Snorkelling in the crystal clear turquoise lagoon of Blue Bay and its exquisite nature reserve, you will experience true paradise for the senses. See an array of rare corals, tropical fish, and colourful marine animals beneath the myriad of blues in this stunning bay. Enjoy the warm waters and the feel of the soft sand beneath your feet. After all, Blue Bay holidays are about the destination, not the journey. 

Destination Highlights
  • Îlot de Deux Cocos is a private tropical island retreat that offers unobstructed views across the turquoise ocean and stunning white sand beaches
  • Take a glass bottom boat and jump in the water and go snorkelling to see this beautiful nature reserve up close

Time Zone

GMT +4 hours

Flight Time

Approx.11 hours and 30 minutes; Direct and indirect flights are available via Europe or the Middle East from the UK

Currency

Mauritian rupee (MUR)

Visa Information

British citizens don’t need to obtain a visa for travel to Mauritius

Language

Creole, French and English is widely spoken

Health Information

No special vaccinations are required for travel to Mauritius
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    John

    Destination Specialist

    "To experience the authentic culture of Mauritius, head for the sleepy little town of Mahebourg. Here you will find the Mahebourg Market. Every Monday this market offers a whole sensation of colours, scents, and tastes, giving you a great taste of the ethnic diversity that resides here."

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to Mauritius take around 11 hours and 55 minutes. There are currently daily direct flights from London Heathrow with Air Mauritius and three-five direct flights a week from Gatwick Airport with British Airways. There are also indirect options from other UK airports with Emirates, Air France, and KLM.

Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean, around 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa and around 700 miles east of Madagascar. It’s around 226 miles north east of Reunion Island. 

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