Planning for your next staycation outside UAE? Try Mauritius

Tranquil blue water and scenic beauty awaits you!

With gates opening to Mauritius, a resort holiday is the first thing on your mind. One of the 14 resort bubbles have been set up to welcome you to the island. The Indian Ocean Island will be opening in phases during.

Opening up in phases, The Indian Ocean will be accessible for its first phase from 15th July to 30th September 2021, which will enable vaccinated travelers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island. The approved Covid-19 safe resorts are available on: Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy facilities within their chosen hotel including the swimming pool and beach.

If guests stay for 14 days and have negative PCR tests during their stay in the resort, they will then be able to leave the hotel and travel about the island freely for the rest of their stay exploring the island’s many attractions. However, for shorter stays, they may leave the resort earlier and travel back home.

Travelers to Mauritius aged 18 years or over must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. They must undergo a PCR test between 5 and 7 days before departure and a negative result is required to travel to the island. Travelers will also have a PCR test on arrival at the airport in Mauritius and on day 7 and 14 of their resort holiday, as applicable worldwide.

With full reopening of Phase 2 on 01st October, Air Mauritius, Emirates are other global airlines that will add additional flight capacity from 15th July 2021. For Phase 2, from the 1st of October 2021, vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry without restrictions  upon presentation of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure. This has enabled a prompt and safe restart of the Mauritius tourism industry.

With stringent rules and control measures laid down by Mauritian Government, the country’s response to pandemic is one of the best in the world. International visitors can book their resort holidays either via tour operators or directly with the hotels.

An additional 35 hotels have been confirmed as full quarantine hotels which will only be open to unvaccinated Mauritian citizens, their spouses and children when returning to Mauritius. This arrangement is not available to non-vaccinated international visitors. Guests in full quarantine hotels still will have to complete a 14-day in- room quarantine.

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