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Anse Lazio beach, Praslin island, Seychelles

Indian Ocean Beach holidays

Beach holidays in the Indian Ocean


The Indian Ocean islands are exclusive, expensive places to take a luxury beach holiday, often in conjunction with a honeymoon or particularly special escape. Holidays in the Maldives, Mauritius holidays, trips to the Seychelles and holidays in Sri Lanka usually focus on the beach and the amenities that can be found there and you'll be spoilt for choice when choosing white sand stretches. The best beaches in the Indian Ocean include:

  • Nalaguraidhoo Island in the Maldives has a powder soft sand beach encircling it and a nearby reef ideal for diving.
  • Ile Aux Cerfs in Mauritius is a small island with gorgeous sugar-white beaches and in-shore reefs alive with marine life.
  • Anse Source d'Argent in the Seychelles curls around the island of La Digue, with the pink sands backed by giant boulders.
  • Unawatuna in Sri Lanka inspired the Hindu epic Ramayana and its palm-fringed shore remains utterly spectacular.

These are just a handful of the options available though. Additionally, tailor-make your beach holiday in the Indian Ocean by adding a cruise or excursion to create a truly sensational escape; talk to a destination specialist to see what we can do for you.


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Our top itineraries for Indian Ocean Beach holidays

One&Only Le Saint Géran

Luxury Cape Town, Kruger & Mauritius

15-day tailor-made holiday from £6,995 pp incl. flights

Discover city greats, the Big Five and white-sand beaches in style, enjoying everything from an all-inclusive safari to indulgent dining and stays in southern Africa's finest properties.

Local fishermen at Unawatuna, near Galle

Sri Lanka’s West Coast Highlights

10-day tailor-made holiday from £2,085 pp incl. flights

In the company of your own driver/guide, you’ll explore the Dutch-colonial gems and stunning Indian Ocean beaches of Sri Lanka’s southwest corner, taking in Colombo, Galle and Bentota.

Baros Maldives

Sri Lanka & The Maldives

16-day tailor-made holiday from £4,280 pp incl. flights

Offering idyllic islands, scenic splendour and cultural encounters, this best-of-both tour shows off both Sri Lanka and the Maldives at their absolute finest. Enjoy the sparkle of the Indian Ocean and stroll past giant-sized recumbent Buddhas in this tailor-made journey.

Beach, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Ancient Kingdoms & East Coast Beaches

13-day tailor-made holiday from £2,815 pp incl. flights

Visiting Sri Lanka's most impressive ancient monuments and beautiful beaches in utter luxury, enjoying the services of a private driver throughout and staying in only the finest hotels. Think beach villas and palatial country manors.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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