Indian Ocean island with turquoise seas and volcanic stones;
a favorite getaway for wealthy South Africans, Indians and Europeans.
Mauritius is surrounded by coral reefs, filled with sugar and
tea plantations, and home to the biggest concentration of Ralph
Lauren outlets in the world. Picture perfect weather and fine
cuisine; French spoken here.
Baie Aux Tortues
Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius
T: +230 204 3600. 76 villas. US$ 500-
Thatched villas set in gardens on 20 lush acres in a prime beachfront
setting. Unlike the other luxury Mauritius lodges, the Oberoi
specializes in romantic couples, not families.