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Mauritius vs Seychelles: What will suit you?

We’d encourage anyone who gets a chance to come to the Indian Ocean to grab the opportunity as soon as possible, but if you’re unsure about whether to choose Mauritius vs Seychelles, then we’re here to help.

Our neighbour Seychelles is a beautiful island that we consider a must-visit destination, but before you make your choice we’d like to highlight our own island and what you can expect while you’re here.

The beautiful Mauritian beaches are a good decision maker for Mauritius vs Seychelles

Beautiful beaches

Mauritius has some incredible stretches of sugary white sands where holidaymakers can truly relax and let their stresses go. For wildlife lovers there are dolphins to see and further exotic marine life just beyond the shallows; a great option for snorkellers.  To discover more on our beautiful beaches click here.

Food fusion

Mauritian cuisine is unique in its ability to deliver a variety of dishes for curious travellers given its diverse range of cultures and the island’s evolution. One place to really get a feel for these intense and flavoursome ingredients dishes is in the markets, where you’ll be hard-pressed to decide what to try first.  We've picked our 5 favourites that me recommend in this article .


Mauritius is favourite of luxury travel magazines and part of its appeal is the variety of stylish rooms to stay in here. Whatever kind of elegant luxury you’re looking for, they’ll be a piece of the island that you can call home.   For more check out this article.

Find romance in Mauritius


Whether it’s an engagement, wedding, honeymoon, anniversary or just some intimate, quality time together, Mauritius is perfect for romance with many hotels designed specifically for a romantic escape.  For our selection of resorts where romance is the top of the list, click here.

Breathtaking landscapes

For the more adventurous, the island’s hiking options offer some great routes to explore Mauritius’s natural beauty. Le Morne Brabant mountain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to a number of endemic plant species. For the best experience book a guided 3–4 hour trek, here are the ones that we consider the best.

Watersports in Mauritius

You’ll be spoilt for choice on the island if you love being around water. Options include: diving, kitesurfing, snorkelling, paddleboarding, glass-bottomed boats, deep sea fishing, kayaking, pedal boats and laser boats, catamarans, windsurfing, sailing and much, much more.  To discover more visit this blog article.

Mauritius vs Seychelles : There's a lot of free activities to do on the island

So much for free

Style and luxury doesn’t have to come with a high price tag here. From art and food to history, there is lots to do here which comes at no cost at all.  Check out this infographic for more information.

Perfect for Families

As parents you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the overall holiday experience just because you’re going as a family and that’s why Mauritius delivers – there’s so many opportunities to discover in style and luxury.

Mauritius vs Seychelles : The golfing on Mauritius is amazing

Glorious golf

When you travel to a green on its own private island and journey to the first tee from a jetty, by boat, across a creek, to another jetty, you know you’re somewhere special. Mauritius is a beautiful, relaxing and unique destination for golfers and has become a favourite of championship players.  To find out seven unique golf experiences in Mauritius, click here.

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Photos: Mauritian Beach, Romance in Mauritius, Hiking in Mauritius, Golf in Mauritius

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