Mauritius, paradise for lovers of water sports

Sailing, windsurfing and kayaking, other activities offered by Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels on the island

Mauritius is presented to the traveler as a tropical paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean, of exuberant natural beauty and spectacular beaches, which, under its temperate waters, hides an impressive marine fauna and flora. The Mauritanian chain Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels, which has eight resorts on the island, offers its guests the chance to start diving, as well as other water activities, thanks to its collaboration with Diving World, which has its own schools in five of its establishments.

Submarinism in Mauritius, ideal for beginners

Of all the supply of the chain, the scuba diving postulates like one of the most outstanding, since it has been conceived so that the inexperienced guests of all the ages are introduced in the matter of a relaxed, comfortable and safe form; with which to enjoy to the maximum the wealth of the marine bottoms of the island, for its great variety of fish, colorful corals and wrecks.

Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels recommends the initiation to this discipline in Mauritius, among other reasons, because the selected dive sites, in the northwest of the island, are less than 20 minutes of navigation; the dives do not exceed two hours and are shallow; the waters have excellent visibility all year round; and the boats are not anchored, with the intention of protecting the reefs.

The dive centers -PADI 5 Star Dive Schools-, managed by Diving World, partner of the Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels group; are located at the Mauricia Beachcomber Resort & Spa, Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa, Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa – named in 2016 and 2017 by World Travel Awards for Best Indian Ocean Diving Resort -, Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa and Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury.

In all of them, internationally recognized courses are taught for adults and children such as CMAS and PADI. In addition, there is the opportunity to receive your first diving or baptism experience in a pool and in a lagoon with abundant fish and coral populations.

Minors from 12 years old can start with the «Beautiful Discovery» program, a half-day experience with which to receive the first dive instructions, followed by an immersion in shallow waters of up to three meters. It should be noted that Diving World has wetsuits and equipment of its size so that they can practice the activity as comfortable as possible.

The next level of education is the PADI Junior Open Water Diver course, similar to the Open Water certification program for adults – which is also offered at the centers – and prepares young people to become divers when they are adults, after having lived An unforgettable experience in Mauritius.

Offer of other water sports and aquatic of the chain

All the establishments of the chain are located next to the sea, so they have a wide variety of sports activities related to water: sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing -free in all hotels-, paddle surfing, kitesurfing, skates of pedals, depth fishing, etc.

Also, it is also possible to hire excursions in private boats or rent boats with transparent bottom to enjoy the underwater views.

On the other hand, aquagym classes and volleyball matches are organized at the resort pools.

Together, Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels offers a holiday full of possibilities to its guests where they perfectly combine the relaxation of the environment with fun and the discovery of new hobbies.