A long-standing honeymoon favourite, Mauritius is a heavenly island where smooth sands and gleaming waters provide a blissful setting to enjoy luxury retreats.
With an intriguing blend of French and Indian cultures, this tiny island has developed its own distinct and alluring ambience that will have you immediately immerse in what will seem like a different world.
Superyacht charters in Mauritius are all about adventure and indulgence. Along the 300km of coastline you will discover intense natural beauty, marked by turquoise waters and tropical palms, and explore the enticing beaches of Belle Mare, Flic-en-Flac, Le Morne and Pereybere. For those looking for some more high-octane thrills along the charter, Grand Baie and Blue Bay are perfect water sport locations.
Mauritius is an awe-inspiring playground for divers, and discovering the underwater wonders is central to your charter itinerary. With idyllic water temperatures all year round (22 to 29°C), it is always a good time to delve into the underwater scenery and explore a richly diverse sea life.
Mauritius covers over 2.3 million square kilometres of territorial waters in the middle of the tropical Indian Ocean, providing immense opportunities for superyacht adventures. Boasting coral gardens of unbelievable colour and a number of fascinating wrecks, Mauritius is well-endowed with exhilarating dive sites to fit into your superyacht charter itinerary. Dolphins, turtles, hammerhead sharks and schools upon schools of exotic multi-coloured fish fill the waters surrounding Mauritius. For experienced divers, the Whale Rock at Gunner’s Coin descends for 38 metres and is one of the most captivating of the 65 dive sites to the north of the island. Blue Bay Marine Park in the southeast has perfect dive conditions for beginners, so there are always fantastic opportunities for underwater encounters no matter your level of experience.
There are a number of intriguing historical sites as well as museums where you can uncover throughout Port Louis, including the old stone fortress of Citadelle, or Fort Adelaide, built by the British to defend the capital. The Citadelle is now home to cultural events and shops, attracting visitors to take in breath-taking views across the harbour.
Spending time wandering through the Caudan Waterfront, you will peruse shops and stumble across exquisite restaurants with magnificent views of the harbour. Port Louis is a menagerie of exotic treats and cultural delights which add extra adventure and discovery to your charter itinerary.
An escape to Mauritius is the perfect way to recuperate and indulge in a luxury wellness journey. With your superyacht providing an opulent base for exploration, you will be able to stop off at some of the many renowned resorts and spas along the way. You will leave Mauritius at the end of your charter feeling well and truly pampered, after enjoying Auyrvedic massages and ocean-inspired treatments in an intimate tropical setting.
Ile aux Aigrettes
The islet of Ile aux Aigrettes off the south-east coast of Mauritius is a naturalist’s dream. This is pristine nature reserve brimming with diverse and exotic wildlife. Only accessible by boat, this is a destination of unbridled beauty where you can revel in the exclusivity of your private superyacht.
Mauritius: La Plus Belle Ile (4-day luxury superyacht charter in Mauritius)
Encompassing all the sultry delights of the island of Mauritius, this itinerary is a four-day journey to the sublime beaches and chic coastal haunts of this Indian Ocean treasure. From the superb snorkelling off Flat Island to the intriguing capital city of Port Louis, a trip to this sun-soaked region of the world guarantees warm days, underwater adventures and resplendent waters galore.
Day 1: Bain Boeuf – Flat Island
You will meet your luxury superyacht and start your exploration of the lush, verdant island of Mauritius in Bain Boeuf, located on the north coast: a tranquil resort town where the beach overlooks a sublime turquoise lagoon.
The adventure will begin with a snorkel around the resplendent coastline followed by an exquisite lunch back onboard your superyacht, prepared by your personal chef. Having soaked up the sultry surroundings of Bain Boeuf, you will set sail for the secluded Flat Island, 11 kilometres off the mainland’s northernmost point. By the late afternoon you will be sipping cocktails on the decks as you admire the brilliant sunset off the lush coastline, and then spend your first night anchored at the idyllic Ilot Gabriel.
Day 2: Flat Island to Grand Baie
You will wake to enjoy a leisurely breakfast onboard before diving in to enjoy the wonderful swimming conditions and glorious warm waters whose clarity makes snorkelling among the thousands of vibrant fish a dream come true.
Run the tender up to Flat Island and follow the footpath to the lighthouse where you will have a breath-taking view of the lagoon and its nearby surrounding islands.
In the afternoon, you will cruise towards the bustling and chic locale of Grand Baie, where you will be met by sublime sandy beaches. Flush with affluent boutiques and premier restaurants, Grand Baie is a sumptuous port of call for those with luxurious pursuits on their mind. Have dinner at one of the delicious Grand Baie restaurants set along the glittering waters, and watch the village come alive.
Day 3: Grand Baie – Port Louis – Rivière Noire
The next stop on your luxury superyacht charter will be the capital city of Port Louis, where island life reaches its most busy pitch. Indulge in some shopping and a glorious lunch before sailing towards the enigmatic and beautiful Rivière Noire district on the western side of Mauritius.
Before you reach Rivière Noire, you will dock at the Caudan Waterfront Marina in Port Louis and explore this bustling city centre, enjoying a delectable lunch followed by a cruise up to Tamarin Bay for a swim with the local pod of dolphins. Tonight, you will anchor the night in Rivière Noire beneath a vermillion sunset as you indulge in the luxury amenities onboard your superyacht and recharge before your last day of exploration.
Day 4: Rivière Noire – Ilot Gabriel
Completing your circuit of the paradisiacal island of Mauritius, you will sail to back to Ilot Gabriel to finish this exquisite journey through the crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean. With Sandringham Reef alongside the island, you will have plenty of opportunities to snorkel or scuba-dive in these bounteous waters, then anchor off the dazzling coast for the night in order to fully enjoy the splendour of the night sky.
In the morning, you will cruise back to the capital of Port Louis where you will disembark your luxury superyacht feeling refreshed and full of fond memories of your time in this tropical wonderland.