By Susie T
On: 28th February, 2020

Beyond the Beach: Our Favourite Beach Holidays with Culture

  • Crete
  • Yucatan Peninsula
  • Mauritius

Confession time. While we might sing the praises of wild destinations and final frontiers made for intrepid adventurers, we're also partial to the occasional indulgent beach holiday where you can spend your days worshipping that holy trinity of sun, sea and sand. However, some of favourite…

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By Guest blogger
On: 15th June, 2018

The Auree Jewellery Top Five Destinations and What to Take

  • Mauritius
  • New York
  • Bali
  • Paris
  • Provence

Amelia, Founder of Auree Jewellery reveals her top five destinations and what jewellery to pack.

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By Guest blogger
On: 10th April, 2018

The Indian Ocean: Which Paradise Island is for you?

  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Seychelles

You're planning a dreamy tropical island getaway to escape this everlasting wintery weather, but you can't quite decide where to go (there are worse problems to have). But fret no more as our expert team at Original Travel has conjured up a definitive list to help you decide which paradise…

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By Jess
On: 18th April, 2017

Beyond the Beach: Five of the Best Things to do in Mauritius

  • Mauritius

Mauritius has long been considered one of the best destinations in the world for beach getaways; tropical climate, undisturbed coastline, calm and clear waters, and some thoroughly spoiling hotels. And while this is all true, there is so much to this Indian Ocean gem beyond the (admittedly…

Halong Bay
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By Jess
On: 3rd April, 2017

Where we're going in 2017

  • Tangier & the North
  • Bilbao, San Sebastian and Rioja
  • Colombia
  • Vietnam
  • Mauritius
  • Zambia
  • New Orleans & The Deep South
  • Antarctica

It can be difficult to keep up with the best 'it' destinations of the moment but we have the inside track on the hottest hotels and activities across the globe. We selflessly visit all the locations we recommend to ensure that the sea on your private beach really is as crystal clear as it…

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By Jess
On: 4th March, 2016

Early Summer Escapes 2016

  • Portugal
  • Botswana
  • Peru
  • Mauritius
  • Italy
  • Borneo

The summer holiday: that most glorious and precious of holidays. All the more so for us Brits given that summer in dear old Blighty can be, how to put this, a bit of a damp squib (cue flashbacks of windy beach escapades, sandy sandwiches and rain, lots and lots of rain). And this year we…

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By Guest blogger
On: 27th April, 2015

Four Must-See Mauritius Nature Spots

  • Indian Ocean
  • Mauritius

Thoughts of Mauritius conjure up hazy images of palm-fringed horizons, sipping from fresh coconuts on vast expanses of white sand, dips in the warm, crystal-clear sea: every sun-worshipper's dream. This Indian Ocean hideaway, however, has a wealth of possibilities on offer those who risk…

Peloponnese beach
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By Guest blogger
On: 10th May, 2013

Popular Holiday Destinations: Chosen By You!

  • Peloponnese
  • St Petersburg
  • Borneo
  • Mauritius
  • Cyprus

We asked our clients to choose their favourite luxury holiday destinations - and this is their shortlist...

Husky Train in Finland
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By Guest blogger
On: 11th April, 2013

Christmas Breaks: Embrace or Escape Santa

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Finland
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco

Whether you're a lover or a hater (of the festive season, that is) there are many wonderful places to spend the holiday. If you want to embrace or escape Father Christmas and all that he brings, allow us to suggest a few luxury getaways; from quiet couples escapes to large family…

An aerial of the island of Mauritius
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By Nick
On: 22nd November, 2012

Amazing Things to do in Mauritius

  • Mauritius

The mere mention of Mauritius conjures up images of beautiful beaches punctuated with palm trees and gorgeous clear sea water. Nice, but if you're looking for something a little different to do on holiday, check out the following ideas for alternative ways to while away the time in Mauritius...