Indian Ocean Holidays – Best Places to Visit
Are you looking for a holiday which is different and exotic? If you are tired of the normal, ordinary holidays, brace yourself for a holiday which has all the recipes to be one of the most exotic, exhilarating, unique, rare and unforgettable experience. Try Indian Ocean holidays for a different and complete holiday soiree for an unforgettable experience. There is great weather, exotic cultures, tasty dishes, amazing beaches and lots of incredible flora and fauna. There are myriad places where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and just relax. A journey to one of the many vacation destinations in the Indian Ocean allows you to escape into paradise. The Indian Ocean holidays gives you a chance to experience multiple destinations. No need to limit yourself to limit to one destination. Benefiting from beaches with pure white sands and expansive blue skies, the islands of the Indian Ocean are perfect holiday destinations to unwind from the stresses and strains of daily life. They are a world away from busy motorways and drizzly grey days. Indian Ocean offers plenty of opportunities to revel in its splendor. Replete with countless strings of islands embracing gleaming beaches, verdant, tropical forests and mesmerizing sites, the ravishingly beautiful region offers countless delights to stimulate the senses of travel buffs. The main destinations to visit in the Indian Ocean are Maldives, Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.
The islands are grouped together in clusters called atolls. Individually, none of the islands covers more than five square miles and the highest point is the 80 foot elevation of Wilingili Island. What the islands offer is beautiful beaches, crystal clear lagoons, tasty tropical fruit and an abundance of sea food. Maldives hotels all have stunning ocean views, great food and a relaxed atmosphere. It is the perfect place to get away from it all. Maldives are a sensual overload, with crescents of sparkling white-sand beaches, colorful sunsets, clear turquoise water punctuated by coral reefs, and green palm trees swaying in the light breezes. The country is a photographer’s paradise and is cherished by snorkelers and SCUBA divers for its range of beautiful underwater terrain.
Mauritius is actually a group of islands. The island is named Mauritius. The group of islands includes islands like Rodrigues, Agalega, Cargados Carajos Shoals and the Chagos Archipelago. The people of Mauritius are an intriguing blend of African, Indian, Chinese and Europeans of French descent. This combination of cultures has created some of the most innovative dishes you will find anywhere. It is not unusual for Mauritius hotels to serve a meal that features elements of India, Africa and China followed by a good French wine. Mauritius has over 100 miles of shoreline. Almost all Mauritius hotels are within five minutes of a fabulous beach surrounded by coral reefs. An excellent island if you love scuba diving and snorkeling or peaceful bays.
The wealth of entrancing island bestows plethora of options to take delights in – water sports activities like diving and snorkeling, waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing and fishing defines Seychelles. String of world-beating islets like Aldabra, Praslin and La Digue make Seychelles a picture-perfect island-nation in Indian Ocean. A tour to Vallae de Mai Nature Reserve, a World Heritage Site located in Praslin, decidedly pays off for the money spent for tickets on flights to Seychelles. You could take an excursion to Mahes capital, Victoria, to admire its colonial mansions and meet the giant tortoises at the botanical gardens.
Shaped like a teardrop and off the southern coast of India, the beach paradise of Sri Lanka is bustling with temples, a gigantic Buddha and ancient cities. Sri Lanka is famous for its mix of culture rich cities and towns, stunning countryside and luxurious beach resorts. As well as miles and miles of pristine sandy beaches, Sri Lanka is also very well known for its tea plantations and national parks. One of the highlights of Sri Lanka is the Yala National Park on the south east of the island. This elephant reserve is a fantastic place to see wild crocodiles, tigers and elephants roaming free. Once an important stop on the Silk Road, visitor’s today marvel at its beautiful tropical forests, turquoise waters and long stretch of white-sand beach. Whether you are a spa lover or a surfer, a cultural explorer or a foodie looking for new discoveries, you will find a rich tapestry of experiences on offer during a holiday in Sri Lanka.
If you are looking for an exotic, different holiday which is not limited to just one destination. Indian Ocean Islands is the answer for you. Kuoni together with SOTC provides various customized packages to the Indian Ocean Islands. Don’t lose out visiting these amazing destinations. Let out your wanderlust and indulge in a holiday experience like never before.