Mauritius

If you think 'honeymoon', you think Mauritius. This island of love will steal anyone's heart as soon as they set foot on the powdery beaches. And once you've explored the underwater world too, you'll be full-blown in love with this tropical paradise.

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The Honeymoon Destination

The postcard destination for a honeymoon, Mauritius is an island of sheer perfection. From the moment you open your eyes in the morning to watching the sunset over the ocean’s horizon, each day will be delightfully perfect.  

From kicking back on the beach to exploring the rain forests, local crocodile farms, botanical gardens and volcanoes, or snorkelling, there is plenty to do. The island does not recognise same-sex marriage in the court of law, but LGBTQ+ residents are protected against discrimination in some cases, such as employment. The island’s population is becoming more and more welcoming towards LGBTQ+ people.

Our Most Popular Mauritius Tour

The Rolls-Royce of Honeymoons: Ultra-Luxurious Safari and Beach Tour

14 Days in South Africa and Mauritius

Ooh la la, it's Africa! This unbelievably romantic and luxurious safari and beach honeymoon tour is the stuff dreams are made of. We've taken all of o...

Starting from $8,400 per person sharing

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All Your Burning Questions Answered

How Gay-Friendly Is Mauritius?

Homosexuality is illegal and same-sex marriages are not recognised in Mauritius. However, there is some discrimination protection in place. for example in employment. Tourist areas are and have been very gay-friendly for many years now, however.

Is Mauritius Safe for Gay Couples?

Yes! Even though local legislation criminalises homosexuality, the designated tourist areas are very gay-friendly. Upon arrival and when venturing out in public among the lcoals, you should avoid public displays of affection and be respectful. However, as soon as you set foot back in your luxury resort, anything goes!

Which Gay-Friendly Destinations Should I Pair with Mauritius?

If you want to island-hop, you can choose The Maldives, Seychelles and Mozambique. Whether you are gay or straight, no person should ever skip a trip to South Africa! Home to Cape Town, Africa's gay capital and its incredibly diverse offerings, it will please even the most discerning traveller. Add a luxury Big 5 safari in Kruger National Park and Botswana, as well as a stopover in Victoria Falls, and you've got yourself the holiday of your wildest, wildest dreams!

What Are The Best Gay-Friendly Experiences in Mauritius?

On land and underwater, you can take your pick! If you have a group with different preferences, you can all go off on your own adventures, be it cultural tours, quad biking, snorkelling, diving or hiking. If you are in serious need of some downtime, you can lie on the beach all day with an endless supply of piña coladas coming your way.

What Are The Gay-Friendly Accommodation Options in Mauritius?

Mauritius has a host of breathtaking, ultra-luxurious accommodation, so you can take your pick! Most resorts offer an all-inclusive rate, so you can overindulge as much as you want!

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