Off the beaten path honeymoon in Mauritius
Not the usual honeymoon travel agents designed 40 years ago; this is a culturally-rich, adventurous immersion into the island’s heart. You’ll learn the secrets from Creole cuisine by preparing a meal at a local’s cozy home and hike down the lush trails that take you to hidden, magical waterfalls. A captivating beach trek will bring you to enjoy the most pristine beaches of Mauritius, while biking tours invite you to those winding roads wrapped in Mauritius’ history of sailors, sugarcane and rum. All of this while making room for the special “Mr & Mrs” moments that every honeymoon should have. This trip offers the couple time that you deserve, in an island you’ll never forget. Get in touch with us to tailor-make it to your needs and wants.
- 13 nights, 14 days – customizable
- 14 days automatic car rental (insured) for independent exploration
- Private and group activities
- Trilingual guides during the activities (English, French & Creole)
- All breakfasts, 7 dinners & 2 lunches
- Mauritius Conscious Team welcome / visit
- Mauritius Conscious experts’ assistance throughout your trip
Day 1 Otentic Eco-Lodge, Deux Frères – (Pick up the car from the airport on arrival)
Glamping experience in the most eco-conscious and original way. Expect dry and cozy nights thanks to the well-equipped and elevated tents, and enjoy a detoxification, romantic stay away from everyone and everything. The tents here run with power & water provided from natural resources, and meals are a 100% vegetarian, sourced from the organic garden. Additional facilities: Swimming pool, daily shuttle to Ile aux Cerfs (9:00 am), restaurant, complimentary bikes and kayaks for independent exploration.
Day 2 Goodlands Market & meal preparation at a local’s place
You’ll visit the weekly fresh market to handpick the ingredients you will cook with. A delicious curry preparation follows, filled with the aromas, talk and music that you can only experience in the kitchen of a Mauritian Creole.
Day 3 Eau Bleue Waterfalls, Vieux Grand Port
A local guide invites you to discover Eau Bleue Waterfalls in a private hike. This is a truly magical place at the south-east of Mauritius, where a set of 4 hidden waterfalls follow the river. The water is blue and bright as a pair of baby eyes, and the atmosphere filled with a special charm. Your guide will explain you about the tropical flora of the place and good swimmers are welcome to enjoy a refreshing jump in the main waterfall
Day 4 Ile aux Cerfs & Grand South-East River (Free day)
Take the early boat trip to visit Ile aux Cerfs
Grab a kayak to visit Grand South-East River waterfall
Day 5 Poudre d’Or, authentic fisherman village
Welcome the wooden boats bringing the catch of the day, meet a fisherman knitting his bamboo net and discover the spiritual realities of Mauritius through its Hindu temples. To finish on a high note, Mauritian tea will be served in a very special place.
Day 6 La Cambuse Beach and Ponte Naturel
A slice of untouched heaven. Our guide will invite you for a beautiful coastal trek that will fascinate you with kms of unspoiled beaches and basaltic cliffs: the perfect balance between an adventurous and sandy scape. Your local guide will walk you through the famous spots of Le Souffleur and Pont Naturel, passing through small forests and virgin beaches.
Day 7 Lakaz Chamarel Exclusive Lodge, Chamarel (Free day)
Lakaz Chamarel is ideal for couples looking for a peaceful escape while enjoying the authenticity of Mauritius. Within its sanctuary you will find your daily dose of morning yoga, sauna & massage, plus the loveliest views over the western lagoon. 3 daily shuttles can bring you to Le Morne beach. Additional facilities: Private swimming pool, in-room body care amenities, restaurant with organic garden, bar, spa and morning yoga classes.
Day 8 Chamarel (rum distillery, 7 Colored Earth & waterfall) – Baie du Cap – Bel Ombre
A round immersion into the lively village of Chamarel. Riding your electric bike you will visit an agricultural rum distillery and learn the process from sugarcane to spirit. Your local guide will take you through the Earth of 7 Colors and Chamarel Waterfall, and continue the ride towards the south coast, down the meandering Fantasie Road. Just in time for an energy intake you will arrive to a typical shack by the coast, where you’ll be invited for a traditional lunch. Your comprehensive tour will end in the old sugar state of Bel Ombre.
Day 9 Tamarin Beach & village
Discover the secret corners of the Tamarin River, it’s flora and fauna, on a smooth and romantic sunset cruise during the golden hour. At the end of the excursion, your local guide will invite you for a drink on the lively beach to wave the sun goodbye.
Day 10 Le Morne Brabant, UNESCO Heritage Site
Guided hike up Le Morne Brabant, UNESCO Heritage Site | Free afternoon
The best way to admire the famous “underwater waterfall” from the heights, while experiencing Mauritius’ history of freedom and sacrifice.
Day 11 Flic en Flac Beach & underwater world
Free afternoon. Discover the underworld of Mauritius at its best with our eco-conscious friends. Our trusted diving center will teach you the basis of diving in a one-to-one session in our safe lagoon, and proceed with a magnificent exploration down to 15m deep close to the coral reef of Flic en Flac. Expect all shapes of corals, playful anemones and staring colorful fish. Includes diving insurance & equipment.
Day 12 Takamaka artisanal winery, Mare aux Vacoas
Litchi wine tasting at Takamaka artisanal winery. Somewhere between the West of the Sun and the East of the Moon, you will discover this peaceful winery. Learn the elaboration process during the visit and enjoy the tasting of our unique and organic Mauritian wine made of litchis.
Day 13 Snorkel at Pomponette Beach, sunset at Macondé viewpoint
Snorkel at Pomponette Beach,
sunset at Macondé viewpoint
Day 14 Departure from Mauritius
Check-out from Lakaz Chamarel Exclusive Lodge (12:00)
Drop off the car at the airport and departure from Mauritius