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This topical island retreat offers serenity and jaw-dropping beauty for all the family
From sparkling turquoise waters and white sandy beaches to rugged mountain peaks and incredible natural wonders. Experience the genuine hospitality of its people as Mauritius inspires you to slow down and simply go with the island flow.
Summer holidays with an eight- and ten-year-old is quite literally an island breeze with this itinerary, made for a family seeking romance, relaxation and a touch of adventure.
With seven nights at The Residence, on Belle Mare beachfront of East Coast Mauritius, you can explore stunning coves, sparkling lagoons and spectacular dive sites with the kids, if you can drag them away from the Planters Kids Club. The glass-bottom boat trip and snorkelling with your young ones will give you memories that’ll last forever.
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Day 1: June 30th
Summer in paradise
Head to Gatwick, for some last-minute shopping in duty free after you’ve checked in at about 6pm for your overnight British Airways flight to Mauritius. This direct flight takes 12-hours and you’ll have a chance to catch up on movies and sleep, before landing in an Indian Ocean paradise.
Days 2: July 1st
On arrival into Mauritius airport at about midday, you shall be greeted by your private driver, and have a 50-minute drive across the main island to the East Coast. You’ll check into a Colonial Garden View Senior Suite at The Residence – your home for the next seven nights.
Breakfast each morning is included in the rate, as is a complimentary 100 euro credit to spend at the spa or restaurant. Since you’re planning your summer holiday in advance, you’re making the most of their 20% off Early Bird offer.
After checking in, enjoy lunch with a sea-view, followed by a siesta. Refreshed, enjoy an afternoon swim in the pool and ocean and let the R&R commence.
Special offer: £92 per night now only £77
Day 3-8: July 2nd – 7th
Tropical Gardens and Turquoise Waters
Time to enjoy the swimming pool, whirlpool, tennis courts, gym, his and hers steam room and sauna.
Step into the sheltered lagoon for some water-skiing, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, snorkelling and glass-bottom boat trips. Further activities are available at an additional cost and include scuba diving, boat rental and catamaran cruises.
If relaxation is more in order, soothe your body and mind at The Sanctuary Spa. Your loved ones will be well looked after at the free ‘Planters Kid Club’ for children aged 3-12, and is open for the entire day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. giving them and you parents space should you want it.
Day 9: July 8th
This morning enjoy your last breakfast on the beach before saying goodbye to the team at The Residence, and head off to the airport for your return flight to London.
Day 10: July 9th
Summer holidays continue
Arrive back to London Gatwick in the early hours of the morning refreshed and revived after an exciting and utterly blissful family beach holiday in tropical paradise! For the little ones, they can continue with their summer holiday adventures since the school holidays have only just begun.
Duration: 10 days
Location: Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Our ‘Family Summer in Tropical Paradise ' itinerary includes: International flights (price based on London), all internal flights and all accommodation, meals, drinks and activities as indicated.
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