Looking for a sun holiday that’s high on luxury and value? Try Mauritius

Known for its beaches and luxury resorts, the secluded African island of Mauritius is set for a travel rebound with many of its best resorts offering discounts

Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Trou d'Eau Douce, Mauritius. Picture by Rumman Amin on Unsplash

Mauritius’ tourism industry, the main economic driver in the Indian Ocean island nation, is heading for a slowdown in arrivals and revenue in 2024 as revenge travel fades and global competition stiffens — a concern for the local economy with the potential to offer great value for visitors.

Up until last year, tourism figures on this secluded African island, known for its pearlescent beaches and luxury resorts, painted a picture of sustained post-pandemic growth.

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