The islands of the Indian Ocean reflect cultural influences from Africa, the Middle East and Asia, amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Luxurious hotels, private islands and wooden beach huts are scattered across calm turquoise waters. Holiday here and you'll be forgiven for thinking you’re in paradise.
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No matter how far-flung the island, we’ve found the perfect resort for your stay in the Indian Ocean.
Discover the wild shores of Mauritius. At the cultural crossroads between Africa and Asia in the middle of the ocean, discover the island’s fantastic food and beautiful beaches. Book the All Inclusive Zilwa Attitude, a four star in the north of the island for authentic cuisine, desert-island chic rooms and a pair of complimentary flip flops (useful for exploring its stunning beach). For the serene beaches of the west coast, book into Sugar Beach Golf Spa and Resort and enjoy the nearby golf courses along with one of the island’s largest pools. If you’re visiting the Maldives, you’ll soon discover that nearly every resort sits upon its own private island. For a fun group or family holiday, head to colourful Kandima, a resort with the largest kids club in the Maldives – and the longest pool. For All Inclusive luxury, try the private beach and overwater villas at Constance Moofushi Resort. Been there, done that? The lesser-visited Seychelles are the epitome of barefoot luxury. The Banyan Tree Resort was once a celebrity haunt. It’s now an all-villa property set in lush forested hills above the beach, and you’re invited.
3 star holidays
Yes, you can visit the Indian Ocean on a budget. After all, you can’t put a price on amazing beaches, stunning scenery or vibrant culture. Perhaps you’re planning to explore Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle and need a budget hotel to break up your journey. Maybe you’re dreaming of being a castaway on Mauritius’ beaches. Whatever your needs, we’ve got the three-star Indian Ocean hotel for you.
4 star holidays
Booking a special holiday but can’t stretch to a five star? Choose one of our carefully-selected premium hotels in the Indian Ocean. Whether you want a great family hotel with heaps of activities or a retreat just for two, we’ve got the tropical island resort for you. Jump aboard a speedboat and be propelled over the Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort in the Maldives. This All Inclusive four-star resort has gorgeous overwater villas and a castaway-chic vibe. Take off your shoes – and keep them off all week.
5 star holidays
Pick from our careful selection of five-star accommodation in the Indian Ocean. These luxury resorts have brilliant spas, amazing amenities and top restaurants – even in the middle of the jungle. Constance Belle Mare Plage Resort is right beside a beautiful beach on the east coast of Mauritius. It comes with a flotilla of free water sports, including waterskiing and windsurfing. On the breezy south coast of Mauritius, LUX Le Morne is particularly popular with kite surfers, but its beautiful Balinese-style huts are perfect for lazy days, too.
All Inclusive holidays
The Indian Ocean’s wonderful island destinations are made for All Inclusive holidays. Let cares melt away in a tropical paradise, with everything taken care of for you and your family. Pick from our carefully-selected All Inclusive resorts; they’re fantastic value for money.
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Embrace idyllic luxury living and leave the helter-skelter pace behind. Melt away life’s stresses and strains at an award-winning spa, Experience attention to detail taken to another level and be taken aback by the alluring charm of vivid coral reefs displaying nature at its best.
Undoubtedly one of those bucket list trips worth taking – and it’s not just for honeymooners. Four Seasons Kuda Huraa are fully invested in conserving the ecosystem and encourage you to share in the experience, while spending precious time together. Photo courtesy of Ken Seet #Travel #FourSeasons #Maldives #Marinelife #FridayFeeling
Search the lush mountainous highlands, where green parrots parade. Snorkel the luminous Mauritian waters discovering an underwater paradise, spend long, lazy days on pure untouched beaches and enjoy the multicultural diversity reflected in the island’s cuisine.
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Tuck your toes into the sand at The St. Regis Mauritius Resort, order a platter of oysters and sip vintage Champagne. This former plantation house, turned five-star retreat, is set on a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Are you looking for winter sun? Visit ba.com/stregismauritius #stregismauritius #mauritius #indianocean #wintersun #luxury #travel #britishairwaysholidays
Unwind on some of the best beaches in the world, take to a spot of island-hopping and venture to mountain peaks. Bathe in warm sapphire shallows of the sea, snorkel above coral reefs or sail the days away.
Looking for the perfect honeymoon hideaway? The Residential Villas, at the Four Seasons Seychelles, are primed for quality alone time. Outdoor showers, sun-lounging decks, private pools, uninterrupted views – you won’t want to leave. Visit ba.com/FSSeychelles - Photo by: @jeremyaustiin #travel #FSSeychelles #Seychelles #romanticgetaway #romanticplace #islandvibes
Maldives All Inclusive holidays
Explore the magic of the Maldives for yourself. Enjoy the ease of an All Inclusive resort in a tropical paradise. Dine on tantalising dishes, sip unlimited drinks and kick back on beautiful beaches. Play beach volleyball, snorkel in crystal-clear waters or go paddle-boarding. Whatever you do, don’t forget to watch the sunset of a lifetime.
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Skim the surface of the Indian Ocean on a boat as you watch for dolphins, or snorkel in the pristine sea to get closer to the curious sea life. Soak up this heavenly setting and explore the best things to do in this utopian destination. Kick back on the beach, treat yourself in the spa or savour an unforgettable dining experience.
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