Honeymoons in Mauritius

Discover the melting-pot of cultures and contrasting landscapes that is Mauritius, with its beautiful beaches, extinct volcanoes, turquoise lagoons and green plateaux. The island is wellknown for its hospitable people, superb service and delicious cuisine combining perfectly the traditions of its Creole, French and Indian heritage. Whilst lazing on the beaches will suit many, others will enjoy the choice of activities, watersports and golf being the most popular. A drive around the island will unearth some impressive sights.

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Mauritius Overview

Mauritius has a fantastic mix of French, Creole and Indian influences that give this island its unique culture.

With so many beautiful beach resorts, you are spoiled for choice with where to stay on this paradise island. After enjoying some relaxation on one of the stunning beaches you can take a mountain trek and see some of the breath-taking views. Or visit one of the exotic lagoons and see the stunning scenery that is on offer.

If you want to fully immerse yourself in rich Mauritian culture then make a visit to Flacq open air market – one of the largest markets on the island - and take in the scents of vanilla and herbal teas – two Mauritian specialities.

Key Facts for Mauritius

Currency: Mauritian Rupee

Capital: Port Louis

Language: English

Flight time: 12 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Mauritius

Mauritius enjoys a sub-tropical climate. The best time to visit is September to December when the weather is warmest and humidity is lower.

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Getting Married in Mauritius

Mauritius is an island located off the southeast coast of Africa and is a beautiful destination for your wedding abroad. The stunning scenery, crystal blue waters and fantastic climate makes the island of Mauritius a fabulous destination to get married, and will provide you with some spectacular wedding photography too. There are several organisations on the island of Mauritius that can help you get married the way you want to and cater for your every wedding need. From fresh flowers to mouth watering food, getting married in Mauritius, and staying on for your honeymoon too, will provide you with the memories you could only dream of experiencing.

Marriage Requirements


Photocopies of the following documents must be submitted at least 6 weeks before you are due to travel:

Birth certificates

Valid 10 year passports

Full names, addresses and occupations

If divorced, Decree Absolute (if the wife has been divorced for less than 10 months at the time of your wedding, a medical certificate to confirm that she is not pregnant to be obtained in Mauritius)

If widowed, Death Certificate of former spouse and previous marriage certificate

If your name has been changed by Deed Poll, the legal proof thereof.

For further information please visit the following website - http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/Noncitizenhomepagesite/menuitem.8335f724bd903151fc3e6e5354508a0c/?content_id=bb7e13735e678010VgnVCM100000ca6a12acRCRD

Real Weddings in Mauritius

Rebecca & Andrew
In Mauritius on 21-Jan-2010
Angela & Rob Mauritius on 31 May 2011

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