Indian Ocean holidays
The Indian Ocean is dotted with idyllic island getaways that are perfect for an indulgent escape, beach holiday or honeymoon.
Whether you come in search of opulent retreats, empty beaches or the opportunity to indulge in some world-class watersports, the Maldives, Mauritius and the Seychelles are ideal luxury holiday spots, with superb accommodation, spa facilities and snorkelling, diving and sailing on the doorstep.
Sri Lanka offers more of the same with the added benefit of some spectacular history and culture as well as wildlife watching opportunities amidst the jungles and hillscapes of the interior.
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Essential experiences in the Indian Ocean
The Indian Ocean islands including the Maldives, Mauritius and the Seychelles boast some exeptional, exclusive, luxury beach holiday options, where service and style are as exquisite as the sands the beach resorts stand on, making them ideal escapes and honeymoon destinations.
Travel to the Indian Ocean to find idyllic islands and a selection of natural wonders, especially in Sri Lanka.
The Indian Ocean islands boast some exceptional beaches and are ideal destinations for cruises and honeymoon sailings. Weigh anchor in the Maldives, Mauritius or the Seychelles to explore these picturesque destinations.
The gorgeous bourtique hotels and over-water villas in the Indian Ocean are ideal romantic retreats for people on honeymoon here, with the Maldives, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Sri Lanka all popular choices.
Although some of the Indian Ocean islands have only been inhabited for a relatively brief period, others, including Sri Lanka have a long-standing history and a wealth of cultural attractions to explore.
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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.
A tailor-made journey through Sri Lanka, visiting its most impressive ancient monuments and beautiful beaches, taking in Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Kandy, Polonnaruwa and more. Discover architectural wonders dating back to the 11th century, beautiful, white-sanded beaches and natural harbours.
A week-long trip to Sri Lanka, including the Sinharaja Rainforest, Yala National Park, and whale and dolphin watching on the south coast
Top offers in the Indian Ocean
Save up to 50% and complimentary half-board
Book by: 15 February 2017
Following an extensive renovation, this long-time island favourite brings the best in contemporary luxury to Mauritius’ Trou d’Eau Douce Bay. Complete your stay with a holistic treatment at the Chi Spa or work on your swing at the resort’s own Bernhard Langer-designed golf course.
Stay 7 nights & pay for only 5 plus complimentary half board
Book by: 31 March 2017
The Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is set on its own private coral island in an area of unspoilt wilderness and flanked by a large natural lagoon. The resort is styled like a Maldivian village while boasting all the luxury and superb facilities for which Four Seasons Resorts are r…
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Book by: 31 January 2017
One&Only Reethi Rah Maldives is a superb all-villa resort offering unsurpassed levels of style, choice and personal exploration. The sleek and spectacular resort offers unprecedented privacy and the wonders of the crystal blue Indian Ocean.
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