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Discover Mauritius: Coastline Charms to Mountain Magic
Discover Mauritius: Coastline Charms to Mountain Magic

Highlights: South East - Trou aux Biches - Port Louis - Chamarel - South Coast

Hotel featured:
✅The Otentic Eco-Lodge
✅The Sakoa Boutique Hotel
✅La Vieille Cheminee

Fri 05 Jul 24 - Arrival Day
On arrival in beautiful Mauritius, you will be privately transferred from the airport to your glamping river lodge.
You will have the afternoon to relax, settle in and prepare yourself for an amazing adventure in Mauritius.
Dinner is provided, allowing you to have your first taste of delicious Mauritius cuisine in your beautiful
The Otentic Eco-Lodge, Mauritius.
Enjoy this glamping experience between a mountain and river, in the most eco-conscious and original way.
Expect dry and cosy nights thanks to the well-equipped and elevated tents, will an array of ecotourism activities to be explored in this privileged location. Every tent comes with a private bathroom. You stay here will include breakfast, dinner, shuttle to Ile aux Cerfs, mountain bikes & kayaks.
Each river tent has a queen size bed as well as 2 twin beds, accommodating up to 4 people. You will have electricity from solar panels, making this a sustainable stay. The Eco-Lodge has a restaurant, living areas, swimming pool, bonfire evenings, mountain trails, boat to Ile aux Cerfs. There are mountain bikes and kayaks you can borrow to explore the waterfall of Grand South-East River, explore the mangroves of Ile aux cerfs and Mangenie island and find your own hidden coves and beaches.

Sat 06 Jul 24 - Sailing in the Authentic South East
Enjoy a delicious breakfast of seasonal fruits, fresh juice and freshly ground coffee from 7 to 10 am. A selection of Homemade bread, homemade jams and yoghurts, eggs, ham and cheese are prepared daily by the lodge team.
After a delicious breakfast you will begin your sailing day adventure in the South East of Mauritius.
Set sail at 9 am for a day on board of Arminios traditional wooden boat, locally known as apirogue. You will discover 3 isolated islets in the Southeast of Mauritius.
You will start by discovering one of the best snorkelling spots near Ile aux Aigrettes, and raise sails to reach Ile de la Passe and Ile aux Phare, with their old lighthouse structures and rich historic past.
Wave the sun goodbye from a tiny, exclusive islet where your captain will prepare a sumptuous seafood BBQ with free drinks! Return at 4:30 pm.
You will then be picking up your rental car, which will be a Nissan Micra or similar. This automatic car has air conditioning making it perfect for the heat of Mauritius, as well as space for 4 passengers and luggage.
The rental service benefits include a comprehensive insurance cover; delivery & collection service 7 days a week; 24hr roadside service and optional services such as GPS upon request. You will have unlimited mileage, theft protection and personal accident insurance for the rest of your time with the car.
Then you will return to your gorgeous accommodation for the rest of the afternoon and evening. Here you can unwind at the pool, before enjoying a delicious dinner cooked for you by your accommodation.
The Otentic Eco-Lodge, Mauritius.
Sea kayaking in Mauritius
Breakfast and Dinner

Sun 07 Jul 24 - Enjoy Mauritius' Natural Beauty
After a delicious breakfast at your accommodation you can enjoy the day in Mauritius as you desire. Whether you choose to venture out to the breathtaking landscapes, immerse yourself in the local culture, or relax in the beautiful Eco-Lodge, you are destined to have a memorable day here in sunny Mauritius.
You can take a boat to the gorgeous Ile aux Cerfs, a small island located in the largest lagoon in Mauritius.
This island offers 87 hectares of luxuriant vegetation and preserved white, sandy beaches.
If you are feeling particularly active, you can enjoy mountain trails or even mountain bikes! Take an adventure into the beautiful Mauritian landscape, admiring the flora and fauna present across the country.
Alternatively, you can remain at your stunning accommodation, swimming in the cool pool or perhaps kayaking.
In the afternoon you will then be transferring to your new accommodation.
After checking in, relax and enjoy a delicious meal.
The Sakoa Boutique Hotel, Mauritius.
This is an intimate boutique hotel, based in one of the most beautiful beaches of the North coast of Mauritius:
Trou aux Biches. Enjoy relaxed days by the pool, beach, bar and restaurant, or take on little adventures with their free water sports in the calm lagoon. Within a short distance youll find everything you need: from ATMs to lively restaurants, pharmacy, diving centres and bus stop.
You will be staying in a Sea View Room, with a queen size bed. Free wifi is provided, as well as air conditioning. You will also have a TV to unwind and connect to the outside world. The accommodation has a restaurant, bar, complimentary water sports on the sea, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling, glass bottom boat, water skiing. The outdoor spa can be enjoyed at an extra charge.

Mon 08 Jul 24 - Cook an Authentic Meal with a Local
After breakfast at your accommodation you will be departing to reach your activity of the day by 9.30 am.
Today, you will be preparing and sharing a meal at Rosemondes home. Youll visit the weekly fresh market to handpick the ingredients you will cook with A delicious curry preparation follows, filled with the aromas, conversation and music that you can only experience in the kitchen of a Mauritian Creole.
This authentic off the beaten track experience will truly immerse you in Mauritian culture. You will be able to learn about the traditions in Mauritius, whilst visiting key local spots.
You will then return to you accommodation at around 1pm, allowing you time to relax and enjoy your afternoon as you wish.
Sunbathing along the white beaches, swimming in the warm waters, snorkelling in the crystal clear water, you are sure to make the most of this island paradise.
The Sakoa Boutique Hotel, Mauritius.
Breakfast and Lunch

Tue 09 Jul 24 - Experience a Street Food and Cultural Tour in Port Louis
Breakfast once again is a delicious start to the day, and your day is set to become even more delicious, as you embark on a local Food and Historical Tour of Port Louis.
Appreciate the local cultural heritage of Mauritius capital city.
Learn about the islands eclectic history and the blend of cultures by sampling typical street food snacks from different backgrounds.
Experience the heady scent of the spice quarters and its Gujerati influence, dumplings in their hot broth, roti filled with spiced curry and gato pima, the unbeatable deep fried chilli-cakes, experience the busting markets and buzz of the colourful streets of Chinatown
This tour will be in the morning around from 9am to 12pm, allowing you to spend the rest of your day at your leisure.
You can choose to remain in the capital city, immersing yourself in the local culture, or head back to the hotel and relax beside the pool, soaking up the sun or bathing in the perfectly warm ocean.
The Sakoa Boutique Hotel, Mauritius.

Wed 10 Jul 24 - Enjoy the Beaches of Mauritius
Today you will have the chance to spend the day as you wish.
Embark on a glass bottom boat adventure, seeing the aquatic life in Mauritius like never before, snorkelling to enjoy the amazing under water flora and fauna.
Swim in the beautifully warm waters, taking in the surreal scenery, or enjoy the accommodations free water sports in the calm lagoon. Stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling and much more can be experienced in these crystal clear waters!
You could also take advantage of the wonderful therapies and treatments offered at an extra charge at the luxurious outdoor spa day
The Sakoa Boutique Hotel, Mauritius.

Thu 11 Jul 24 - Explore the Beautiful Mountains of Chamarel
This is your last morning in the Sakoa Boutique hotel before departing on the next part of your adventure, at La Vieille Cheminee.
Here, you can spend the rest of your day getting to know the location, its beautiful surroundings and the hiking trails around your accommodation.
Horseback riding and bike rentals are available at a small extra cost to go further afield an experience this truly authentic rural side of Mauritius.
Enjoy the rest of your day at the tranquil swimming pool at your accommodation. A delicious dinner of local organic produce will be served at your accommodation, before returning to your cozy cottage for the evening.
La Vieille Cheminee.
This accommodation includes a set of 6 cosy and perfectly equipped cottages tucked on the mountain of Chamarel, offering you traditional meals from their organic farm and horseback riding mornings around the nature trails surrounding the domain. Its a perfect place to disconnect from routine and reconnect with nature and your loved ones, without compromising comfort or style.
You will be staying in a Mountain Cottage. This includes a queen sized bed perfect for 2 adults, as well as air conditioning, allowing you to cool off after a hot day. This accommodation has additional facilities including: equipped kitchen for self-catered use, a cozy fireplace, housekeeping every morning, a swimming pool, hiking trails. Horseback riding and bike rentals are available at an extra cost.
Breakfast and Dinner

Fri 12 Jul 24 - E-bike tour and local rum distillery
Enjoy a delicious breakfast provided for you by your accommodation before embarking on an electric bike tour of the South Coast of Mauritius.
This fantastic guided ride will leave you in awe from start to finish. Riding your electric bike you will visit an agricultural rum distillery and learn the process from sugar cane to spirit.
Your local guide will then take you through the Earth of 7 Colours and Chamarel Waterfall, and continue the ride towards the south coast, down the meandering Fantasie Road.
Just in time for an energy boost you will arrive to a typical shack by the coast, where youll be invited for an authentic Mauritian lunch, your cycling adventure will end in the old sugar state of Bel Ombre.
The electric motor of your bike will help you cover a long distance with ease, and this eco friendly form of transport allows you to see so much more of the natural environment,and help preserve the beautiful natural world here in Mauritius.
Beginning at around 8.30 am and ending at 3 pm, this trip along the South Coast is a great insight into the beautiful rural landscape, natural wonders, local villages and artisans.
You will then have the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure.
La Vieille Cheminee, Mauritius.
Breakfast and Dinner

Sat 13 Jul 24 - Enjoy a Delicious Wine Tasting
Today you will be enjoying a private Mauritian Lychee Wine Tasting. Somewhere between the West of the Sun and the East of the Moon, authentic lychee wine is crafted by artisans.
During your visit to this boutique winery you will learn all about the wine making process and enjoy a tasting of Mauritius unique organic wine made of lychees. This 1 hour off the beaten track experience is truly sensational!
After this amazing start to your day, you will have the rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure to enjoy your last day in Mauritius.
Relaxing in the swimming pool, experiencing more of Mauritius nature with hiking trails, cycling or horse riding whatever takes your fancy.
You will end the day with an exquisite locally sourced dinner provided at your accommodation.
La Vieille Cheminee
Breakfast and Dinner

Sun 14 Jul 24 - Departure Day
After your final breakfast in Mauritius, provided by your beautiful accommodation, you will be heading for home. At the airport, you will drop off your car before boarding your flight, marking the end of this sensational stay in Mauritius.

Prices & Departures:
Deposit: £600pp
✅Y42515 Gatwick from £3615pp
✅Y42343 Manchester from £3739pp
✅Y42353 Birmingham from £3665pp
✅Y42356 Glasgow from £3895pp
✅Y42375 Dublin from £4129pp
✅Y42347 Newcastle from £3665pp
✅Y42374 Edinburgh from £3729pp

Terms & Conditions:
Based on 2 adults sharing

Offer Includes

  • Return flights From London Gatwick
  • 2 nights in a Private Glamping tent at the Otentic River Lodge (Breakfast and Dinner included)
  • 4 nights in a Sea View Room at the Sakoa Boutique Hotel (Breakfast included)
  • 3 nights in La Vieille Cheminee (Breakfast and Dinner included)
  • 9 days car rental with all insurance covered
  • Sailing day in a traditional pirogue, with snorkelling and BBQ lunch
  • Traditional cooking class
  • Street-food tour of Port Louis
  • Guided tour of Chamarel on electric bikes, including lunch
  • Visit to Takamaka Winery
  • CO2 compensation for the entire trip

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary