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Island Experiences

By April 5, 2021September 19th, 2023No Comments

Find the perfect idyllic island experience to sooth your mind, body & soul

The Indian Ocean islands offer a small piece of heaven on earth with tropical landscapes, beautiful beaches, and unique experiences. It is these unique experiences that may determine which island destination you choose. Island life is all about barefoot luxury with private beaches, plunge pools, and butler service. But each destination offers you the opportunity to indulge in watersports, culture, natural phenomenon, diving coral reefs, or time away from the hustle-bustle of city life.

"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience."

Eleanor Roosevelt

There are few experiences that could be as romantic as hopping aboard a traditional dhow (a wooden sailing boat) and sailing across the ocean with the sun setting in the distance. Embark on an unforgettable cruise across the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean as you watch the sun setting over the islands. This magical event can be enjoyed while staying at either Bazaruto Archipelago or Zanzibar and is the perfect way to end a relaxing day on the beach.

In the Maldives or Bazaruto, you may enjoy a moment of seclusion on your own private island. Both destinations offer you the incredible opportunity of immersing yourself in island life with a private picnic on a deserted sandbank in the middle of nowhere. With no one else in sight, the sandbank becomes your own as you indulge in a decadent picnic and exploring your own personal kingdom.

A visit to an island would not be complete without some adrenaline-fueled watersports.

Mauritius is known for its array of water activities, and the azure waters beckon you to join in the fun. From novice to professional, there is something for everyone to enjoy. One, not to be missed adventure, is the opportunity to parasail above the ocean, giving you a birds-eye view of all that Mauritius has to offer.

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One of the most unique experiences on offer is the “under the sea walk”, where you can explore the ocean floor and witness marine life. Other exciting activities include sea kayaking, water skiing, windsurfing, pedalo boats, and of course the most popular of all, snorkeling and diving.

Snorkeling and diving are two watersports that are on offer at all our island destinations. Venture out into the ocean to explore coral reefs and the vibrant marine life. You may even be lucky enough to share your small piece of the ocean with a pod of dolphins who are curious by nature. Keep a lookout for the rare dugong while in Bazaruto as well as other rare forms of marine life.

Diving does require full PADI certification while snorkeling is available to all.

The history and culture of all the Indian Island destinations bear testament to the pride that all these nations have in their small piece of earth. In the company of trained guides, you can begin a journey into the heart and soul of each destination as you immerse yourself in the culture, sights, sounds, and taste as you walk the ancient streets. A fascinating glimpse into the life and lives of those that call the island their home.

Conservation abounds on all the islands as most are dedicated to marine conservation.

While in Zanzibar you have the opportunity to be part of an unforgettable experience as you watch over the hatchlings of the endangered green turtle as they make their way from nest to the ocean.

The romance of each island can be felt in every moment and every moment is a memory waiting to be created. Some even dedicate an island visit to renewing their commitment to each other. 

Whatever your reason for planning an island visit, the romance and excitement of an island getaway is always an evocative experience.

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