With the glorious Indian Ocean providing a stunning backdrop, Mauritius is the place to find a number of different preserved beaches and all year sunshine. Popular with the rich and famous, it stretches across 1,900 square kilometers and offers an impressive 300 km of stunning coastline.
You can also take advantage of beautiful coral reefs, while the country is renowned for a host of ethnic groups which gives it its rich cultural diversity.
In addition to this, you can take advantage of a wealth of diving and fishing opportunities as you watch the sun set. The principal hotspot can be found in Grand Baie which is situated in the north and enclosed by an attractive lagoon.
Meanwhile, the eastern side is popular for its exclusive hotels, pristine white sands and calming waters to dip your toes in. For a place to rest your head, here are some top options for beach villas in Mauritius.