• an island in the middle of a body of water

Turtle Bay Holidays

Located just 20 minutes from Grand Baie or Port Louis on the Mauritian northwest coast, Turtle Bay is home to an array of four and 5-star resorts, each boasting white sandy beaches and exquisite dining.

Famed for it's diving, Turtle Bay is home to the first Marine National Park, perfect for exploring the warm, topaz waters of the Indian Ocean. Meet sea turtles and brightly coloured fish as you dive under the jewel-toned waters and see colourful coral reefs up close.

Why not combine your stay in Mauritius with a trip to adventurous Reunion Island? It's stunning landscapes and kaleidoscopic culture are sure to impress and will enhance your Indian Ocean travels.

Destination Highlights
  • Located only a short distance from both Grand Baie and Port Louis
  • Explore the Marine National Park and snorkel the pristine waters

Time Zone

GMT +4 hours

Flight Time

Direct and indirect flights are available from the UK


Mauritian rupee (MUR)

Visa Information

British citizens don’t need to obtain a visa for travel to Mauritius.


Creole, French and English is widely spoken

Health Information

No mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for the latest recommendations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to Mauritius take around 11 hours and 55 minutes. There are currently daily direct flights from London Heathrow with Air Mauritius and three to five direct flights a week from Gatwick Airport with British Airways. There are also indirect options from other UK airports with Emirates, Air France, and KLM.

Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean, around 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa and around 700 miles east of Madagascar. It’s around 226 miles north east of Reunion Island. 

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