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Sweet water, sweeter beaches
Holidays in Trou d’Eau Douce transport you to Mauritius’ tranquil eastern coast and a picture perfect authentic village surrounded by white sands edged with the cerulean waters of the Indian Ocean. It’s the ideal holiday destination for families and couples seeking to relax and unwind and enjoy the year round sunshine. The more active will enjoy taking to the waters, snorkelling and diving in the lagoon while spotting the local exotic marine life and impressive coral reefs. Kite surfing is also popular in the shockingly blue water.
Sample a slice of classic Mauritius with powdery, white sands, shady palms and a sparkling lagoon on tap. Immerse yourself in complete rest, relaxation and rejuvenation in a real get away from it all holiday sanctuary. A sprinkling of hotels, restaurants and shops line the sea facing Royal Road which meanders along the ribbon of pristine beach. In the evenings, sample the fresh catch of the day at the exquisite waterfront eateries as you watch the mesmerising Mauritian sunset.
Luxury holidays in Trou d’Eau Douce allow you to indulge in a laid back, traditional side of Mauritius, away from the busier resorts. The sheltered bay is a magnet for catamarans and fishing boats and a trip to the neighbouring Ile aux Cerfs comes highly recommended. Enter a miniature paradise island home to footprint free beaches and glistening waters and backed by swaying casuarina trees. Ile aux Cerfs is also home to an 18-hole championship golf course with panoramic ocean views.
Trou d’Eau Douce features a collection of fine hotel accommodation and at Sovereign we will tailor make a holiday to match your requirements, including private airport transfers and complimentary selected airport lounge access. The Shangri-La Le Touessrok Mauritius is a fantastic choice. Situated on a beautiful private beach, it comes compete with a beach club, dive centre and impressive ocean view suites. Guests will enjoy unwinding at the onsite Spa before sampling mouth watering Japanese cuisine.
Flight time from the UK to Mauritius is 11 hours 50 minutes.
Transfer time from Mauritius airport to Trou d'Eau Douce is approximately 1 hour.
Mauritius is a year-round destination, with summer and winter months offering something different. The summer months, from October through to April, are perfect for beach lovers - days are long and temperatures are in the high 20s. There is the odd chance of a cyclone in the south of the island, though. The winter months (during the UK summer) are a little cooler, in the early 20s, so are ideal for hiking and exploring. If you’re planning on diving, the summer months are your best bet – the waters are warmer and (usually) calmer, and there’s more sea life around.
Visas are not required for Mauritius. You will receive a stamp in your passport valid for 60 days.
Tipping in Mauritius is appreciated, but not expected. In restaurants you can leave the small change or round the bill up if you received excellent service. Ensure you give your tip directly to the person whom you wish to receive it.
The official language of Mauritius is English.