Mauritius is an incredibly beautiful honeymoon destination with magnificent beaches, fantastic resorts, and a range of activities to enjoy. Reachable in just four hours via direct flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg this is the ultimate island honeymoon holiday spot. But with more than 150 resorts to choose from, it can be challenging to determine which is the best Mauritius resort for your honeymoon.
But don’t worry, that’s where we come in.
We’ve scoured the 330 kilometres of coastline, personally visiting hundreds of hotels, to bring you our top picks of the best resorts in Mauritius for the perfect honeymoon. Here are the five best honeymoon hotels in Mauritius:
1. Heritage Le Telfair, Mauritius
Exclusive to the Holiday Factory, the Heritage Le Telfair offers a luxurious, personalised escape. Unashamedly indulgent, the resort offers a variety of gourmet experiences, a trendy beach club, magnificent suites, a large heated pool, and a variety of activities to enjoy. Whether you want a lively holiday or a relaxing honeymoon, the choice is yours with your own private butler to make all your dreams come true.
When it comes to your honeymoon at Heritage Le Telfair we highly recommend upgrading to the Gourmet Bliss all inclusive. This fabulous offer includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner with twelve restaurants to choose from. You’ll also get beach and pool side service with complimentary imported and local drinks, including spirits, rum, whisky, gin, vodka, beers, soft drinks, juices, wine and champagne, while your mini bar will be stocked daily. You can also book a picnic hamper if you want to leave the resort for the day, while your package will also include complimentary daily unlimited green fees at Heritage Golf Club, a complimentary golf cart with GPS for every round of golf, and complimentary practice balls. Aside from a selection of included land and watersports activities you’ll also get free access to a wellness program with daily selection of group activities such as yoga, reiki, stretching, Pilates, and tai-chi.
The Holiday Factory honeymoon special at Heritage Le Telfair in Mauritius also includes a wedding gift, free fruit platter, an assortment of Mauritian cakes and a bottle of French champagne, a 45 minute massage per person, and a romantic dinner at Ginj’a or Le Palmier Restaurant.
2. Constance Le Prince Maurice
The 5 Star deluxe Constance Le Prince Maurice is the ideal spot for your honeymoon. The resort is set in 60 hectares of unspoilt land and offers an effortlessly eleganant atmosphere. One thing that makes this resort super special is the Barachois Floating Restaurant. Lit from underneath, you can sit on a pool of light at night and watch the fish come and go as you enjoy your meal.
We also highly recommend booking one of the villas set on stilts overlooking the natural fish reserve for the ultimate romantic experience. The Holiday Factory’s offers to Constance Le Prince Maurice include 40% discount on accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, as well as complimentary green fees at the Legends and Links courses at Constance Golf plus a complimentary shuttle service between the resort and the courses, free club cars and free club hire.
3. The JW Marriott Mauritius Resort
The JW Marriott is a colonial-style five star super luxury resort where every detail is taken care of so you are free to relax and focus on you and your partner. Here there is a big focus on mind, body, soul and spirit with a peaceful, restful atmosphere. The culinary experiences are also a highlight of the JW Marriott in Mauritius with a myriad of gastronomic influences ranging from French-inspired and traditional Mauritian cuisine, to the exotic dishes of India and South-East Asia and fine Japanese selections. You can even enjoy sushi service for lunch on the beach.
This resort also offers some of the best sunsets on the island and their Rose sunset lounge is the best place to be while you sip on a cocktail and watch the sun slip below the horizon with your new wife or husband. For the more active honeymooner, JW Marriott is set on the beautiful Le Morne beach which is one of the best spots for kitesurfing on the island. With a kite school located directly at the hotel you can book an exclusive experience where you and your partner can learn a new skill together on your honeymoon.
Holiday Factory’s 20% discount honeymoon offer to the JW Marriott in Mauritius includes a surprise delight from the hotel, a complimentary upgrade from a Junior Suite to an Ocean Junior Suite, a free fruit basket and bottle of sparkling wine, a 45 minute couples massage once during your stay and an additional 15% discount on all other spa treatments during your stay.
4. Le Méridien Ile Maurice
The newly renovated Le Méridien Ile Maurice is positioned along a 1km of sandy beach on the northwest coast of the island, giving an exceptional feeling of space and relaxation. All rooms offer breathtaking views off the ocean and the sunset every evening.
For honeymooners, we highly recommend the Nirvana wing. This is an adults only section with a dedicated pool and restaurant where you can enjoy complete peace and tranquility. This adults only section of the hotel also features its own reception, pool bar, and intimate beach overlooking the lagoon.
The Holiday Factory’s honeymoon special at Le Méridien Ile Maurice includes 15% off your accommodation, a welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket, a 45 minute couple’s massage and a further 15% discount on all spa treatments. You will also enjoy tea, coffee and soft drinks service at the pool area, a daily sunset cocktail and canapes at the Nirvana bar, and an exclusive breakfast at the Paparazzi Restaurant.
5. Veranda Paul & Virginie
With a name that harks back to the story of the star crossed lovers, Paul & Virginie, immortalised by JH Bernardin de Sainte-Pierre in 1787, this hotel in Mauritius is the perfect place to celebrate true love. This is an adults only resort that is the ideal romantic hideaway for two, dotted with sun beds, love nests and hammocks throughout.
We love Veranda Paul & Virginie as an affordable honeymoon destination with a whole host of added extras. The exclusive Holiday Factory honeymoon offer includes free gifts in the room, a fruit platter and a bottle of sparkling wine on check-in, canapes and red wine in your room at aperitif time on the first evening, and one candlelit dinner at Saint Geran, the resort’s magnificent restaurant located at the end of the jetty. The hotel also has its own catamaran for those romantic cruises into the sunset!