Ile Aux Cerfs Escape to Deer Island
Spread over 87 hectares of pristine land, Ile Aux Cerfs is a breath-takingly beautiful island just off the east coast of Mauritius. Aside from the turquoise lagoons, white sandy beaches and the vast array of water sports on offer, Ile Aux Cerfs also offers unmissable dining options, land activities, scenery and one of the world’s most beautiful golf courses designed by Bernhard Langer.
Pamplemousses Botanic Garden Feel your romance bloom
Mauritius’ botanical garden is a tranquil sanctuary bursting with stunning flora and fauna. As well as being the oldest botanic garden in the whole of the southern hemisphere, the garden was created by the famous French botanist Pierre Poivre and is home to an abundance of indigenous plants. Visitors will also find giant tortoises, java deer and blankets of spectacular water lilies here, making it an all-round unforgettable experience.
Riambel Beach Saddle up for sunset
Feel the warm rays of sunshine on your face whilst gliding down this stunning beach on horseback. With not a hotel in sight, this 2.5km stretch of beach is the perfect place to be at one with your surroundings, whilst experiencing a magical and serene encounter with beautiful creatures. As Riambel beach is so secluded, your visit will truly be an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Chamarel Let your love shine through
Chamarel is home to the Seven Coloured Earth, one of Mauritius’ most visited attractions. Formed by the conversion of balsatic lava to clay minerals, this eye-catching duneland is bursting with colour; red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow are the 7 colours that make up this famous attraction. Visit at sunrise to see the colours at their most vivid. Also, don’t miss Chamarel’s waterfall, the tallest single-drop waterfall in Mauritius. Complete the 3-hour trek to the base of the falls and swim in the natural pool for an evocative tropical rainforest experience.
Black River Gorge National Park Love is natural and wild
In addition to being Mauritius’ largest National Park, Black River Gorge National Park is home to a range of endangered species as well as wild boar, macaque monkeys and deer. Take in the stunning scenery and witness natural beauty at its best. Gorges viewpoint, Alexandra Falls, Tamarin Falls viewpoint, the abundance of lush greenery and a range of hikes and trails are just some of the reasons to visit this protected reserve.
Cap Malheureux Catch (of the day!) feelings at Notre Dame Auxiliatrice
Situated on the northern coast of Mauritius, this tranquil fishing village is of great historical importance to Mauritius. Its most popular attraction is the Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, a quaint red-roofed catholic church that backs onto turquoise waters and overlooks the five northern islets. Not only is the chapel a popular place for weddings and photoshoots, but local fisherman can also be seen docking in search of a fresh catch. This picturesque setting is the perfect spot for romance.
Le Morne Brabant Take your relationship to new heights
Le Morne Peninsula is home to Le Morne Brabant Mountain, one of Mauritius’ most popular tourist destinations and an official UNESCO World Heritage Site. This majestic mountain stands 556 metres above sea level, making its summit the perfect viewpoint for 360-degree views of the Indian Ocean. Nature lovers can hike along Le Morne’s 3.5km trail through the mountain’s luscious vegetation and blooming plants.
Ile D’Ambre Share the love
Between Grand Gaube and Poudre d’Or on the north east coast of Mauritius, lies the beautiful islet of Ile D’Ambre. Covering 100 hectares inside the lagoon, visitors can enjoy trails that saunter along mangroves, forests, lakes and ruins. Explore Ile D’Ambre’s serene surroundings by two-person kayak, paddle through the lush mangroves and explore the shaded water alleys created by the flora. If you’re looking to swim or to relax, head to nearby Bernache Island and soak up the peace and quiet.