Islands such as Mauritius have always been seen as strategically important to invading nations, in order to gain control of the highly lucrative trade in spices, sugar and minerals. However these days, over 70% of the island’s economy comes from tourism, and with its miles of stunning unspoiled beaches and emerald waters it’s easy to see why.
Choosing which LUX* property to stay at is probably the most taxing decision you would need to make. Lux Le Morne in Mauritius has many enticing elements, but perhaps its most exciting draw (for me anyway) is the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins. For many years, large pods of dolphins have habitually arrived at the same approximate location just out beyond the reef every morning to feed. [click to continue…]