On Location: Mauritius

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  • Marie Claire's fashion team touches down in the Indian Ocean

    Marie Claire’s fashion team touches down in the Indian Ocean for a tropical-themed shoot.

    We stayed at…

    Le Tousserok (letousserokresort.com), a spacious five-star beach resort with seven restaurants, championship golf course, complimentary watersports and Givenchy spa. The 77 deluxe rooms and suites come with contemporary interiors, a balcony with sea view and 24-hour butler service. Double rooms cost from £682 including breakfast and dinner, or see tropicalsky.co.uk for packages.

    Our top five things to do…

    Cross the lagoon to enjoy the long white sands of Le Tousserok’s private island, Ilot Mangénie.

    Visit the market in the capital, Port Louis, to buy colourful printed fabrics and beaded baskets.

    Tour Château de Labourdonnais (unchateaudanslanature.com), a grand mansion and rum distillery dating from 1859.

    Enjoy some zip-lining and tree-top thrills at Parc Aventure Chamarel (parc-aventure-chamarel.com)

    Mauritius is famous for its sugar − learn more and buy gifts at L’Aventure du Sucre (aventuredusucre.com).

    Book now…

    Air Mauritius (airmauritius.com) has direct flights from London to Mauritius, return fares costs from £812 including taxes. Mauritius, Rodrigues, Réunion (£15.99; Bradt) is a detailed guide, or check out tourism-mauritius.mu.


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