For many people, a holiday to one of the premier resorts in the Indian Ocean is a dream. Sunshine throughout the whole year, the most beautiful beaches on earth and amazing activities as well as incredible accommodation choices, are just a few of the reasons why the Indian Ocean is a dream location. Equally, some of the Indian Ocean has a truly inspirational historical and cultural background, meaning that you really can learn something new every day.
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Best Time to Visit
In the Maldives, temperatures are good all year round with averages of 27°C; peak season falls between November and April. The Seychelles, also, have great weather throughout the year – but the peak season in the Seychelles is during our summer months. Likewise, Mauritius experiences good weather but as it is in the Southern Hemisphere, the summer months fall during UK winter months. Sir Lanka’s climate depends on which coast of the country you’ll be visiting – if it’s the West coast, then our winter months are best, but the East coast favours our summer months.
As you can imagine, seafood is the order of the day on these Indian Ocean Islands. Leading restaurants and shops, globally, source their fish from these waters – so having these seafoods as local produce means that the cuisine on the Indian Ocean Islands has a very high standard.
History and Culture
Sri Lanka, in particular, is rich with cultural and historical heritage. Attractions include tea plantations, seven world heritage sites, colonial architecture sites, and tropical rainforests with some of the most unique wildlife.
Things to Do
Relax in the most peaceful and tranquil luxury.
Scuba dive to enjoy the vibrant and active marine life of the Indian Ocean.
Visit cultural sites including tea plantations and UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Trek through tropical rainforests on an adventure trek.
A Selection of Holidays in the Indian Ocean
Anantara Kihavah Villas-Maldives, Maldives 78 bedrooms
The morning sun dappling the crystal-clear waters of a secluded lagoon. Afternoons spent sunbathing by your private infinity pool, just steps from the ocean. An evening stroll across soft white beache...
Constance Le Prince-Mauritius, Mauritius 89 bedrooms
Undoubtedly one of the finest hotels in the whole of the Indian Ocean, Le Prince Maurice is one of seventeen in the world to have earned the very highest award from Relais & Chateaux. This quite b...
Constance Lemuria Resort-Seychelles, Seychelles 105 bedrooms
This luxury 'Relais & Chateaux' resort represents the ultimate luxury resort in the Seychelles and enjoys a superb location on the northwest of Praslin. Lémuria boasts the only 18-hole cham...
Denis Private Island-Seychelles, Seychelles 23 bedrooms
Denis Private Island, fringed by coral reefs, sparkling white sands and coconut palms represents an unspoilt paradise for those wishing to escape from the daily stresses of life. Guests may simply rel...
Four Seasons Landaa-Maldives, Maldives 102 bedrooms
Snorkel with turtles, manta rays and whale sharks. Join pioneering conservation projects in the Marine Discovery Centre. Immerse yourself in the healing heart of the Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat, or spen...
LUX* Grand Gaube-Mauritius, Mauritius 198 bedrooms
This heavenly resort is another member of the impressive LUX* Island Resorts portfolio whose philosophy is to provide "new luxury" by lightening , brightening and heightening the luxury holi...
LUX* Le Morne-Mauritius, Mauritius 149 bedrooms
This stunning resort is a member of the impressive LUX* Island Resorts portfolio whose philosophy is to provide "new luxury" by lightening , brightening and heightening the luxury holiday ex...
Medhufushi-Maldives, Maldives 112 bedrooms
Located on the unspoiled Meemu Atoll, Medhufushi is some forty minutes from Malé by seaplane. This elongated island is surrounded by dazzling white beaches and guests can find welcome shade amo...
Raffles Praslin-Seychelles, Seychelles 86 bedrooms
Tucked away in blissful seclusion, nestled amongst lush greenery and gentle slopes of stunning granite formation, Raffles Praslin offers an unparalleled world-class resort for those seeking intimate r...
Reef-Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka 7 bedrooms
We have unearthed a little gem of a property to whet your appetite. Reef is set amongst a landscape of tropical gardens, palm fringed pavilions and reflection pools that echo both the romance and the ...
Saman Villas-Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka 27 bedrooms
This exclusive boutique hotel, located on the south-west coast of the island, is the perfect romantic escape. Perched on a rocky headland dividing two seemingly endless, surf-swept unspoilt beaches of...
The Finolhu Villas-Maldives, Maldives 52 bedrooms
Enjoy the luxury of your Villa and dive in the tropical sea
he Maldives, a heavenly garden-island on the lagoon. Surrounded by lush nature full of brightly coloured birds, the adjoining Club Med Ka...
The Fortress-Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka 49 bedrooms
Situated at Koggala, designed after Galle's powerful ancient Dutch Fort, blending the country's Dutch and Portuguese influences with Sri Lankan motifs and indigenous furnishings to echo the historic d...
The Residence-Mauritius, Mauritius 135 bedrooms
Exuding tranquility and peace – the Residence epitomizes these qualities.
Rooms and suites are of a colonial style with Butler service from the time you arrive.
The hotel embraces a delicate p...