Mauritius is Open for Travel?

The word on everyone's lips is: Is Mauritius open for travel? 


The good news is that after an 18 month closure, your favourite Indian Ocean Island destination is reopening its doors to vaccinated tourists from South Africa on 1 October 2021. Plus, all the hotels and resorts have been training their staff and all Covid protocols are in place to ensure a safe and unforgettable holiday. 

And there is even more good news: Thompsons Holidays has been hard at work to source incredible Mauritius packages to suit all budgets and the resorts are ready to welcome you with open arms and a sunny smile. 

To assist you plan your island holiday here is a short list of Mauritius holiday packages 2021: 

 Villas Caroline pool

Villas Caroline Beach Hotel 

This 3* family friendly hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling town of Flic en Flac on one of the most beautiful beaches on the west coast of the island. Walk to nearby shops, restaurants, pubs and a casino. The hotel offers live music and a Sega show and there are many activities to keep kids entertained.  

The 7 night package from R13,098 per person sharing includes flights from Johannesburg, taxes, transfers, accommodation in a Standard Sea Facing Room, breakfast and dinner daily. 

Free water sports include kayaking and snorkeling. Upgrade to an All-inclusive package from R3,120 per person. 

Valid from 31 October to 21 December. Book and pay by 31 October. 

High season airline supplement applies from 12 December – approximately R 8,306 

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Sunrise Attitude 

This newly renovated Adults Only 4* hotel on the popular east coast has a fresh and trendy modern decor. Many of the rooms have a swim-up option for easy access to the pool. There are two restaurants, 4 bars and a boat house for water sports. Seven night packages start from R15,599 in a Couple Room and includes flights from Johannesburg, taxes, transfers, breakfast and dinner daily. There is a bonus cooking class, yoga, snorkeling and live shows. 

Valid from 2 to 30 November. Book and pay by 23 November.  

 Westin Turtle 2

Westin Turtle Bay Resort and Spa 

This  stylish 5* resort is set on the north-west coast of the island, close to the town of Grand Baie which offers restaurants, boutiques, pubs and night life. The 7 night land only package starts from R15,030 per person sharing and includes transfers, accommodation in a Deluxe Room, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There is a choice of complimentary land and water activities. 

Valid 1-23 November. Book and pay by 30 September. Upgrade to an All-inclusive package from R4,459    

If you are planning your first visit you will soon know why so many South Africans make Mauritius their go-to destination for relaxing beach breaks. The golden beaches stretch around the entire island, the warm ocean is calmed by the surrounding coral reef and the weather is pre-set for sunny and warm all year round.  

 Not the type to laze on the beach all day? Then check out the fun activities on land and water from mountain hiking to snorkeling and cooking classes to a catamaran cruise. There is diving, windsurfing, kitesurfing, excellent golf courses and the Casela Nature Park will keep the whole family entertained with action activities. 

The resorts offer kids clubs to ensure the little ones have fun while parents relax and there are endless activities from water sports to enticing spa treatments. Dinners are served under the stars followed by live entertainment and dancing and once you have learnt how to Sega dance you can move on to the disco till late.  

Browse our Mauritius holiday packages now and start planning your dream island holiday! 


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