Visitors can also get active with sailing trips, water skiing and ocean canoeing. Indian Ocean hotels have a reputation for luxury that is well deserved. The region has more than its fair share of five-star resorts and hotels but it also showcases boutique guesthouses and some truly original accommodations such as a night on a dhoni sailboat. Most Indian Ocean hotels have a spa for some serious pampering and many are family-friendly with kids´ clubs and facilities. Holidays in Indian Ocean destinations offer a great chance to sample some delicious food from the region as well as across the world. Barbeques, buffets and fresh seafood selections are readily available. Unique dining experiences abound, from a romantic picnic on the beach to a starlit restaurant meal by the ocean. Choose a package holiday Indian Ocean that takes you to a resort way beyond the everyday. An Indian Ocean holiday will fulfil most holiday makers´ idea of paradise.
Whether you choose Mauritius, the Maldives or the Seychelles, you´ll find a holiday to remember. Some of the hotels Indian Ocean showcases are the ultimate in luxury, with all the designer amenities you could desire and the highest attention to detail in service and accommodation. Hotels in Indian Ocean islands radiate relaxation and indulgence. Holiday in Indian Ocean resorts for a special occasion or a well-deserved break. Visitors can indulge in pampering treatments at resort spas or try surfing, windsurfing, learning to water ski or sea canoeing. Holidays to Indian Ocean are just perfect for couples who want a little luxury. Or a lot of luxury. Indian Ocean resorts cater to those who desire the holiday of a lifetime, perhaps for a honeymoon or to celebrate many years together. Whatever the couple wants from their Indian Ocean holidays, they´ll be able to find it, from secluded boutique accommodation on a private island to luxury spas and romantic dining. Choose world-class diving and other water sports for those active days or get away from the stress of everyday life by spending a few serene hours on a hidden beach. Holiday Indian Ocean for Mauritius, a stunning island off the coast of Africa in the southwest Indian Ocean. It is one of the world´s biodiversity hotspots and offers visitors trekking, mountain climbing, ecotourism and the world´s third largest coral reef to explore.
Try a tour of the Moka Mountains by quad bike or horse, swim from the wide sandy beaches or find a hidden cove to explore. The Seychelles is a sprawling archipelago of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean. The main island of Mahé hosts the capital of Victoria. Together with sister islands Praslin and La Digue these Inner Islands make up the cultural and economic centre of the country and contain most of the archipelago´s tourist attractions and most beautiful beaches. One more option for a rewarding Indian Ocean holiday is the Maldives. The Maldives is high on many people´s wish-list, comprising abundant white sands, bathwater-warm seas and secluded lagoons. Maldives also boasts some of the region´s most stunning Indian Ocean resorts. Visitors also flock here for the top-class diving, said to be among the best in the world. North Male Atoll and Baa Atoll contain many of the islands´ resort accommodation. 5* Kanahura Resort is one plush Indian Ocean Hotel. Located on Coral Island in a remote atoll of the Maldives, the resort is a private hideaway with spa, bars, restaurants, sports and gym. There are five categories of villa from Beach Villa to the 188 sq metre Grand Beach Villa. This Indian Ocean resort is close to many great diving sites. The 5* Huvafen Fushi is in the North Malé Atoll of the Maldives and has 43 modern bungalows situated on land or over the water, from the luxury Beach Bungalow to the opulent 800 sq metre Beach Pavilion with its own private beach and top-of-the-range amenities. Guests can also book nights on the resort´s own dhoni sailboats, 20-metre vessels kitted out with all designer luxuries. Luxury 5* Le Tousserok has a chic and exclusive atmosphere in the warmth of east coast Mauritius. All rooms are sea-facing and enjoy a 24-hour personalised butler service.
The resort provides a 'gastronomic theatre' that serves nine different cuisines along with tropical poolside dining. 5* Coco Palm Bodu Hithi in the Maldives is on the private island of Bodu Hithi, a 40 minute speedboat trip from Male International Airport. The resort boasts 100 designer villas and suites, the Coco Spa, six restaurants and bars plus intimate in-villa dining. Choose from Island Villas, Water Villas and Escape Water Villas. Situated in the Seychelles, 5* Constance Ephelia overlooks the marine national park of Port Launay and is set in 120 hectares of lush tropical vegetation. There are 184 Junior Suites, 40 Senior Suites, 12 Family Villas, 12 Beach Villas, 8 Hillside Villas, 10 Spa Villas and 1 Presidential Villa. Air France, Air Seychelles, Emirates, Kenya Airways and Qatar Airways fly to Seychelles from UK airports. Find cheap Indian Ocean holidays by checking out their deals. Indian Ocean deals can be found with other popular airline serving the Indian Ocean region including Air Madagascar, Malaysian Airlines, Air Mauritius, Air India, Alitalia and Lufthansa. The climate in the Indian Ocean is generally glorious, with warm weather year round and few extremes.
However, as fits a tropical climate, there will be rain although it is unlikely to spoil your holiday at any time of the year. January and February in the Seychelles brings the rain, while May to September is drier and cooler. Summer in Mauritius (November to April) brings the highest temperatures. In the Maldives there are two monsoons, a southwest monsoon from May to October and northeast in November to April. The southwest tends to bring more wind and rain in June and July. Cheap holidays to Indian Ocean can be picked up if you look closely and are flexible with your dates of travel. Try to travel outside of peak season and find Indian Ocean Late Deals.