MAURITIUS ISLAND DIVING HOLIDAYS

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SPECIAL OFFER

Up to 60% off at St Regis, Mauritius

Up to 60% off this amazing luxury property in Mauritius PLUS room upgrades

The absolute luxury watersports holiday and children sharing with their parents eat/stay/play for free!

Book between 10 June and 30 September 2017 and enjoy 50% off plus a complimentary upgrade from half board to full board. Book between 1 October and 11 October 2017 and enjoy 60% off. Book between 15 October and 30 November 2017) and enjoy a 55% discount or book between 1 December and 22 December and enjoy a 50% discount.

FREE supervised kids club. FREE sailing, wakeboard and waterskiing. FREE room upgrades in selected months.

Black out dates: 7–23 August, 12-15 October and 26 October - 5 November.
  • Book From:
  • 19 Apr 2017
  • Book To:
  • 31 Aug 2017
  • Travel From:
  • 01 Feb 2017
  • Travel To:
  • 22 Dec 2017

Upgrade and fly and stay in style in Mauritius

Fly and stay in luxury with business class flights onboard Air Mauritius and complimentary upgrades at a variety of hotels.

Fly business class with Air Mauritius and start your luxury holiday from the moment you leave. Recline on lie-flat seats, enjoy a massage, a glass of sparkling wine and delicious Mauritian cuisine on your way to your world-class holiday.

Contact us directly for business class pricing (guide price on economy class tickets only).

  • Book From:
  • 02 Mar 2017
  • Book To:
  • 31 Dec 2017
  • Travel From:
  • 01 Mar 2017
  • Travel To:
  • 22 Dec 2017

Heritage Le Telfair Opening Special

Heritage Le Telfair, Bel Ombre in Mauritius Re Opening 1st September after renovation.

All Planet guests booking a week's stay between 1 September 2017 and 31 January 2018 will enjoy one complimentary set lunch menu per adult at either C Beach Club or Palmier excluding drinks PLUS up to 30% off your stay!

Read about the Heritage Le Telfair's grand reopening here.

  • Book From:
  • 01 Sep 2017
  • Book To:
  • 31 Jan 2018
  • Travel From:
  • 15 Jun 2017
  • Travel To:
  • 31 Jan 2018

Why You'll love Diving in Mauritius Island !

  • Amazing holiday deals at luxury hotels that offer great value for money
  • With direct flights from the UK and only a 3 hour time difference, it is very accessible
  • Great all-inclusive hotels with free kids clubs, great for non-diving partners and families
 

Diving Holidays To Mauritius

Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, has a lot to offer as a dive destination. With direct flights from the UK and only a 3 hour time difference, it is very accessible. We would not classify Mauritius as a world-class dive destination such as the Maldives, Malaysia or the Pacific Islands but it is a superb holiday destination with some very nice diving for both beginner and more experienced divers.

A diving holiday to Mauritius is best suited to families or couples looking for an affordable luxury dive holiday in the Indian Ocean. We highly recommend combining your stay with a visit to some of the other islands, such as Rodriquez or Reunion. Planet Dive can easily combine a dive holiay to Mauritius with South Africa, Dubai or East Africa.

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Diving In Mauritius

The sheltered northern and north-western coast offers the best diving in Mauritius. You are able to dive all year round with the prime diving period between October to May. The diving and marine life here will be familiar to divers who have visited other Indian Ocean dive destinations. There are some good wreck dives here, including the Hassen Mian in Balaclava, the Stella Maru in Trou aux Biches, and the Silver Star in Grand BaieAlmost all of the hotels here have dive centres attached to them.
 
In the south-west there is a good chance of seeing some of the larger pelagics, such as reef sharks and even bull sharks during some of the faster drift dives.
 
There is a also a marine park very close to the airport on the southeast side which is perfect if you are looking for a luxury hotel with some really good reef diving close by and a short transfer!

Diving Seasons In Mauritius

The best time period to dive Mauritius is during their summer from November to May (the opposite to our summer) when the prevalent strong winder winds have subsided and the air temperature is a palatable 28°C. 

Being the Indian Ocean the water is lovely and warm so most divers just use a 3mm shortie or 3/2 long suit as a maximum. 

Water temperatures range between 22°C in winter (5mm wetsuit) to 28°C in summer (3mm wetsuit). Average visibility is 20 to 25 metres.

Resort Summary

  • Beginners
  • Advanced
  • Technical Diving
  • Family Friendly
  • Single Friendly
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Un spolit
  • Culture
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Multi Activity
  • Spa

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