George Gibb, Head of Member Engagement at The Hideaways Club, tells us more about the award-winning Property Investment Fund and exclusive Members' club
The biodiverse island nation boasts an abundance of natural wonders
See a spectacular underwater “waterfall” – a canyon that cracks open metres from the peninsula. Don’t worry, though, because the phenomenon is only an optical illusion – you won’t be lost forever if you swim nearby.
Visit Le Morne Mountain, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the south – it used to be a refuge for runaway slaves in the 19th century.
Fit in 18 holes with a round at world-class golf courses Ile aux Cerfs and Anahita. Fore!
Benefit from a mild tropical climate all year round – summers may be hot and humid, but in the Southern Hemisphere the seasons are reversed, so as the Northern Hemisphere hots up, Mauritius is looking forward to warm and dry winter months.
Spot rare birds among soaring ebony trees on nature walks in the National Park, which showcases the country’s wide biodiversity.
Shop until you drop at the local market of Central Flacq, the shopping village at Grand Baie or from hundreds of outlets selling locally made textiles, jewellery, sugar and local preserves.
Marvel at the Seven Coloured Earths of Chamarel, an otherworldly geological wonder that comprises red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow sands.
Encounter imported African animals at Casela – walk with lions at the premier eco-adventure centre in Mauritius.
The Residence Mauritius
Inspired by the island’s stately turn-of-the-century plantation houses, this luxury resort blends modern elegance with classic, colonial style. Don’t want to lift a finger? Then book a personal butler, for whom nothing is too much trouble.
One&Only Le Saint Geran
Surrounded by a coral reef, the One&Only is ensconced on a private peninsula with two coastlines of pristine white sands. With five restaurants and three bars to choose from, you barely need to leave the resort.
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah is an oasis of tranquillity where you can escape the hustle and bustle of city life
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