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"Beautiful Island. Warm and friendly people. Not to 'touristy' in the South West which suited me very well. Food and beverage were very good and the service welcoming and organised."
"beauiful island and friendly locals"
"We cannot wait to go back."
"didnt see much apart from the resort"
"Beautiful tropical island"
"Lovely Island, very green and lush."
"Lovely country,everyone so friendly"
"Wonderful Friendloy people"
"Amazing,we are now looking to potentially buy a holiday home there."
"Did not really see much outside the hotel but thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience"
"Beautiful, paradise island."
"beautiful, green lush beach lovely"
"beautiful -my homeland"
"It is a lovely island"
"Absolutely beautiful - a real paradise!"
"Very friendly and safe"
"Didn't go out much so no extra comments"
"Seems to be rapidly developing, felt safe when out from resort, prices reasonable, clean and efficiently run"
"The resort was superb, surprised it wasn't ranked any higher than what it is as it was absolutely brilliant. The island itself has a mix of beauty and poverty, but you will find that wherever you go"
"We only went on one day excursion throughout the 2 weeks. That was ideal as it is a small island and a lot can be covered in a day. "
"Lots of traffic!"
"Since our last visit 4 years ago, there has been significant financial investment in the infrastructure and corporate footprint."
"Great to be somewhere warm, by the sea and have so many non english"
"beautiful island, very friendly people."
"very beautiful island"
"Really enjoyed the resort and the stay on Mauritius, although we wouldn't come again as feel the isn't much more to see."
"Wonderful loved it"
"Really beautiful country and the locals were very friendly"
"Beautiful settings and surroundings when we went on trips. Very kind people."
"Beautiful destination, excellent honeymoon choice. Not just a beach destination. Very friendly people"
"Very beautiful, and very pleasant people"
"Interesting and diverse, would recommend for South Africans looking for a 7 - 10 day holiday not too far from home"
"Very pretty, and staff lovely. We just mainly stayed in the resort so can't give too much general feedback"
"Beautiful! Fabulous beaches, blue skies, palm trees... Local people are extremely friendly. Can't fault it!"
"lovely, with interesting places to see. Great scenery "
"very nice...nice people& good safe island"
"lovely hotel been to mauritius three times and had great holidays"
"very nice people friendly"
"beautiful hotels, poorer communities"
"Very green, people very friendly"
"Lovely island but there was very little to do in the resort we stayed in. "
"Love people and interesting country"
"The weather was perfect, no malaria tablets or innoculations required. Beautiful."
"Beautiful place to go for a wedding, honeymoon or a relaxing holiday. I would though for long haul flights look to go business class."
"We love Mauritius.The people are welcoming and friendly, the food is amazing and the beaches are beautiful."
"2nd time to go for holiday "
"we did a 2 centre holiday at mauritius and dubia"
"Beautiful country, stunning scenery and the friendliest people I have ever been lucky to have met"
"Loved walking around Grand Baie. Very friendly people."
"it was amazing, beautiful beaches for relaxing and lots to do if you want some adventure. "
"Definitely worth making the effort to see the islands and other coasts"
"Welcoming and friendly staff at the resort and locals. Lots to see and do. Really interesting and beautiful place to visit."
"Not quite how i imagined it to be"
"Mauritius is a beautiful country with very friendly people! There is lots to see and do and we will definately be going back. "
"Lovely beaches and friendly people. Excellent small zoo!"
"Beautiful Island with lovely people . High standard of food and great destination for our honeymoon."
"It was great"
"Lovely scenery.Very relaxed outside the built up areas. Quite windy on the East coast."
"Beautiful island - lots to see and enjoy but a perfect place to sit back and relax."
"We loved Mauritius."
"lovely country but not what we expected. "
"lovely clean well kept country with very friendly people"
"have been many times before - love the people and service"
"We didnt go out of the Hotel much to explore"
"Very friendly people. Beautiful island."
"loved it "
"Mahebourg where we were staying was a bit disappointing. Beach very gritty, sand sharp and unable to walk on without shoes. "
"We went at a great time and had perfect weather. Mauritius is a nice island that is not yet too touristy. We went on three full day trips to explore the island and booked with a service in Grand Baie which was cheaper than the hotel."
"Beautiful country and beautiful people"
"Beautiful and the people very friendly"
"didnt see much of it"
"Lovely people and scenery."
"Beautiful island excellent service at Hotels"
"Not much to do outside resort mainly beach holiday "
"What a beautiful country! We would love to go back some day (when we can afford it!)"
"Absolutely fantastic , the beaches are the most incredible I've ever seen. "
"Lovely country, has a micro climate that means the weather can vary around the island on the same day. But very worth while going around. DO not book through the reps but hire a car and do it yourself, you see so much more. Vastly cheaper (You could hire a car for 3 days the price of one trip!)"
"Lovely country, very generous friendly people. Some of the most stunning views I've ever seen."
"Le Morne peninsula is beautiful and peaceful, perfect for a honeymoon. Fantastic people, treated us like royalty at all times!"
"Lovely country, locals friendly, hotel beautiful."
"An amazing country, would recommend visiting here. "
"Mauritius is a culturally vibrant, beautiful island with a diverse natural environment. The people are friendly and welcoming, a wonderful destination to choose for a honeymoon."
"We found the people very friendly."
"Nice countryside. Friendly people"
"Absolutely beautiful, although a little rainy at time"
"beautiful landscape - "
"beautiful country and peaople"
"beautiful, very friendly"
"a very beautiful place with very friendly people."
"Very self sufficient, people wrere very attentive,knowledgeable about their island"
"It is a gorgeous country with such amazingly hospitable people"
"Beautiful, Friendly island which is reflected in their people."
"Loved it. visited islands on north, botanical gardens, walk with the lions wished it was a bit closer!"
"Havent been yet 2010!!!!"
"Lovely and green, nice temperature with friendly people."
"Quite different from all the other places we have been, perhaps because it is geographically isolated from the rest of the world. Very suitable for families, and couples who want a laid back, relaxing holiday, not as much for young people looking for nightlife. Excellent food."
"Ok - similar to every other tropical country really"
"Second visit to Mauritius, so no surprises. Well disciplined people, who take a lot of pride in whatever they do. "
"Loved it and would return."
"Nice, friendly people."
"Green (see below), clean with friendly efficient people."
"beautiful but starting to be overdeveloped with hotels in parts!"
"stayed on resort beautiful"
"Excellent as always"
"Flora & fauna exceptional. However, surprised that the villages are so tatty and poor looking. People are extremely friendly, and we felt safe."
"Beautiful country and very friendly people"
"Loved it we swam with dolphins and ventured out on other excursions , went to see Le Tropical which was one of your choices, Silver Beach by far much much better"
"everyone very friendly"
"Mauritius is lovely and green, the hotel complex was gorgeous."
"very nice would go back again"
"fantastic, always something to do. "
"Whilst the towns and villages on the drive to the hotel are fairly basic, the hotel is set apart and the area is beautiful. The steep rock face of Le Morne behind the hotel is as impressive and beautiful as the vistas from the beach."
"A beautiful country with great weather"
"Beautiful. Mauritians very friendly. Only down-side were the beach-hawkers, who were irritating."
"Great, lots to do and see. Good roads, very busy in Port Louis and again very friendly wherever we went."
"Mauritius is a beautiful island with so much to see and do. It's not just a beach holiday. the different cultures on the island make for a memorable stay."
"Great people "
"An amazing place - beautiful scenery, excellent food and extremely friendly people"
"beautiful and friendly but hotel expensive compared to other places"
"Beautiful country, very friendly people."
"Perhaps for a younger set (we are in our 70's) and honeymooners, but we had a very nice time. Maybe 10 days would have been enough as we were not taking advantage of the watersports etc."
"Small comment about SA airlines. the flight to Cape town (12hours) the plane was old with no individual screens...sort of come to expect that now as the minimum...everything else was absolutely perfect, Karen is a star and extremely helpful throughout the booking and afterwards"
"Lots of sights to see and places to go."
"absolutely loved our holiday even though the weather was not great. "
"We stayed Legends it was absolutley amazing, big thanks to Luke Skinner at Holidays Please for arranging everything and excellent service. "
"Perfect, especially the staff at the hotel"
"We were married at Le Maurica and the service was fantastic. It was a lovely, relaxed yet beautiful wedding and as a bonus- totally stress free!"
"hotel and facilities excellent, sea not so great for swimming and as rather windy and not that warm did not swim as much as we would have liked to."
"Mauritius was ok, but Dubai was not that impressive. "
"The resort (Bell Mare PLage) was fantastic, with the facilities and staff going some way to make up for our disappointment regarding the weather. "
"It was a beautiful country."
"Le Victoria Hotel is excelllent withh lovely staff."
"Very nice place to visit, people are friendly, all in all, very pleased."
"Excellent holiday as always in Mauritius. Dubai was an eye opener and definitely worth a stop over, incredible city. "
"Hotel was lovely,very relaxing"
"It was a great honeymoon and this was made possible from all the help we received from Holiday Please and Beachcomber group. We would recommend the travel agent and the island to everyone a great combination. Only downside for us was the agents representing British Airways and Mauritius airport. The whole set up is a joke."
"Very friendly and welcoming. Were treated like royalty all the way through. Fantastic. Best holiday we have ever had."
"An amazing place to go with 5* service"
"The holiday of a lifetime - can't wait to go back!"
"Loved the people , they couldnt do enough for us"
"oved the people , lifestyle"
"An excellent hotel, service excellent without being over facing. Food superb, plenty of choice in all the restaurants. Golf course fantastic, a true difficult test. All in all an excellent break, and a hotel i would definately return to, and i don't say that very often."
"Very nice people. Very green island with prety views."
"Nice country and the people are very pleasant. Stayed at the Oberoi Hotel. Very pretty and the accommodation was good. Food expensive - if you don't hire a car, not much option to go elsewhere to eat as by the time you pay for the taxi, you are back to square one with staying at the hotel."
"Great place would love to go back."
"We would recommend it to other hoilday makers "
"Mauritius is a great holiday destination. The people make you very welcome, we thoroughly enjoyed the trip."
"Perfect in every way."
"A lovely part of mauritius fab hotel"
"Loved it - had a lovely time."
"I didn't like the fact that the birds were able to help themselves to food. The side walls of the restaurant were open, so that the birds could fly in and out whenever they felt peckish! "
"Friendly and very welcoming in gerneral"
"staff a lttle distracted but very friendly"
"Loved Anguilla. Very laid back even for the Caribbean."
"was such a lovely place and perfect for honeymoon. Just peace, quiet and relaxing, but if looking for adventure then there isnt anything outside the complex at all. Food was amazing and a really chilled place."
"Mauritius was very beautiful did some trips to the south of the island and was very impressedv"
"The people are lovely and very helpful, we felt very safe where ever we travelled."
"People so friendly and genuine, without exception. Either at the hotel, or in the local towns, some of the nicest in the world"
"Driving in Mauritius is not reccomended - apart from that, everyone we had contact with was very nice and respectful."
"The staff were all very welcoming at the Dinarobin"
"Fully inclusive was just so relaxing. Great sports/gyms at both venues, so you could 'try' to work off some of the food & alcohol! The Mauritians were wonderful hosts - very friendly people and the whole island was stunning. make use of the massage facilities if you can - most enjoyable!!!"
"The Oberoi hotel in Mauritius was one of the best i have ever been to. Its fantastic, book half board if you go and plan to eat there all the time. We did go out but came straight back as we were so spoiled with the food and service and gorgeous surroundings."
"VERY EASY GOING RELAXED PACE, ALTHOUGH QUITE EXPENSIVE"
"We really enjoyed our holiday. Would definitely recommend getting a honeymoon suite at the hotel as the private large balcony for sunbathing on was amazing."
"ANY MORE LAID BACK PEOPLE WOULD BE ON STRETCHES. VERY RELAXED"
"Love the island and the people."
"lovely place, v friendly staff"
"The east coast was windy this time of year that made it slightly too cold at times when the sun was behind clouds. Everyone we met so lovely and friendly, and hawkers on the beach and markets weren't pushy at all. We couldn't get them to haggle!! The island is really picturesque and has a good balance of relaxation and sight seeing."
"The people in mauritius are very pleasant and helpful, during the transfers airport and activities the drivers were very informative and pleasant to speak to. We went on a dolphin trip a boat trip and an island trip, all staff on all excursions were very happy and pleasant superb all round."
"Beautiful place - felt like paradise."
"Very friendly people and a great place to visit"
"Beautiful and fascinating. Fantastic food, diverse people, magical surroundings."
"hired bikes and got off hotel well worth it - looking at buying house there"
"Very nice people, kind and helpful! The landscape of the island was really lovely, very green!"
"On arrival at Mauritius airport, whilst some of our fellow passengers who although were booked to stay at the same hotel by another tour company, had to endure the transfers by mini bus, unlike my party whose holiday was booked with Holidayplease, enjoyed the transfers by private car. Another great reason for booking with Holidayplease. "
"Mauritius is a stunning island, with an amazing landscape and many interesting places to visit. We found the Mauritian people to be very welcoming and friendly."
"beautiful country, scenery was amazing."
"Mauritius hasnt got the 'wow' factor. Countryside is all sugar plantations"
"Did not go out of the hotel except to go diving which was not bad but not as good as the Maldives."
"Around the hotel and beach area's it was paradise as you would expect. But go into towm or inland and you realise how poor alot of people are. Everyone was really friendly though."
"People very warm and friendly. Service brilliant - overall excellent. Golf very good and water sports. Overall no complaints - apart from the travel. "
"Signage on roads was dreadful - very difficult to find places."
"Saw most of the Island on trips from the hotel. Standard of living poor but not as bad as Sri Lanka who we compared it with."
"Excellant hotel - made up fpr the weather."
"Kenya & Mauritius were great as the locals were lovely. Mauritius did seem a little like just another beach holiday but again it was still great to visit. "
"Different to what I expected. Thought it would be a more humid climate. The people were generaly friendly outside the resort but I was surprised at the amount of poverty. The taxi drivers were eager for your business but there service was generally good."
"We were surprised at the lack of a nightlife outside the hotels, possibly because of where we were staying."
"Would deffinitely recomend the Dinarobin"
"Very friendly; kids club good "
"Extremely friendly people and very safe."
"Lombok - Nice people very gentle, the island is fairly poor but the locals all seem happy. "
"very nice country indeed!"
"its was fab, me & my husband enjoyed everthing about the place, the sight seeing ,the views the hotel was very good."
"friendly people-country felt safe"
"the hotel was great, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was very clean, the food was lovely in the a la carte resturant, we only ate at the buffett resturant twice but did not like it so much as there wasnt a lot of things we liked. There was evening entertainment every night. It was a nice and relaxing holiday and would go again"
"Laid back, nice people. Restaurant close at 2230, and take aways, like Mcdonalds close by 2100. Flight was long and probably the worst part by far."
"Loved everything about Mauritius"
"Would recommend the Dinarobin Hotel - it was exceptional!"
"Mauritius - culture seemed very laid back and it was easy to adapt!"
"Silver beach was a fantastic budget hotel with really good service"
"My family and I had a wonderful, memorable holiday. The rooms were spacious, the childrens club and facilities were superb."
"There is so much to do in Mauritius, it is the perfect combination of a beach holiday with lots of sightseeing, under-sea walking, shopping, culture, dolphin watching and a whole range of water sports!"
"We stayed all inclusive - but not at one of the 'exclusive' resorts. The staff treated their guests like family and were helpful, but not intrusive. Balcony faced away from the sun and it would have been nice to have a quiet couple of hours at the end of the day sitting out there with a cold drink and a book - that was our only 'slightly downside'. We loved it!"
"Both very safe and welcoming"
"We had a fantastic time in a lovely hotel and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We attended a friend's wedding which took place on the beach and was extremely romantic. Mauritius is definitely a place to recommend!"
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