Getting Married in Mauritius

Getting Married in Mauritius – Things to know

Weddings & Honeymoons

Mauritius consistently ranks as one of the world’s top wedding and honeymoon destinations, thanks to its picture-perfect venues and superb luxury. Couples can marry anywhere in Mauritius – be it aboard a catamaran, on a submarine underwater or even saying ‘I do’ on a zipline over the forest.

Most hotels offer extensive wedding and honeymoon packages and have their own experienced wedding coordinator, who will organise every last detail of the wedding of your dreams. Villas are also increasingly popular with multi-generational wedding parties and honeymooners. Mauritius is home to some of the best wedding photographers, who will be with you from the initial consultation until the moment you leave for your honeymoon.

Honeymoon in Mauritius

A Mauritian honeymoon marks a unique beginning to wedded life. We want to make your honeymoon truly unforgettable. Think romantic walks on the beach, private dinners with blissful views over the ocean, adventurous climbs across rugged mountains – paradise.

Our hotels and resorts specialise in honeymoons and offer up to 25% discounts on their rooms and suites for honeymooning couples. Other added extras include free spa or beauty treatments, fruit baskets, excursions champagne, or private candle-lit dinners for two on the beach.

What’s required?

Civil Weddings:

Copies of the following documents are required:

The first six pages of both passports.
Birth certificates.
Decree Absolute if either party is divorced.
Proof of change of name, if applicable.
Death certificate in case of widow/ widower.
Letter of parental consent in the form of an affidavit, if either the bride or groom is under the age of 18.
Mauritian doctor certificate of non-pregnancy if the bride-to-be has been divorced in the last ten months.
Registration from the registrar of births, deaths and marriages (see below).

These materials must be sent four weeks prior to the wedding to:

Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages
6th floor, Emmanuel Anquetil Building
Port Louis
Tel: +230 201 1727
Fax: +230 211 2420

Religious Weddings

Original documentation must be produced on the wedding day.

Documents not in English must be translated into English and duly stamped.

Religious wedding ceremonies can only take place between Monday and Friday, and subject to the availability of the registrar. Ceremonies of this kind cannot take place on public holidays.

Couples need to be on the island for three working days prior to the ceremony. Note that most hotels require a minimum stay of seven nights.

Before the big day, a visit to Port Louis will be arranged to sign affidavits.

Documents required:

Birth certificates.
Passports.
Christening certificates (for Christians).
Morality certificates from each respective Parish priest, specifying that both parties are free to marry.
Specification of religion. If parties are of different religions, the case must go to the Bishop.

Catholics wishing to get married in Mauritius should contact the:

Port Louis Dioceses
Tel: +230 208 3068
Fax: +230 208 6607

Book a Honeymoon to Mauritius

Your Questions Answered About Honeymoons in Mauritius

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Mauritius is, Honeymooner’s Paradise, right! And why wouldn’t it be? A slice of paradise dotted with luxury hotels, crystal clear lagoons, white sandy beaches, palm trees, and balmy weather, Mauritius offers an opportunity for couples to rekindle the love after a busy wedding spell. Securing it’s position as the leading Indian Ocean destination, the majestic island will emblaze your adventurous souls with scuba diving, snorkeling, sight-seeing, shopping, biking and so much more. As one of the most beautiful places on earth to have a honeymoon, here’s your questions answered about honeymoons in Mauritius.

Is Mauritius the best island for a honeymoon?

Voted as the leading honeymoon destination at the World Travel Awards in 2018, Mauritius, with its clear waters and smooth coastlines, and best of all – seclusion, offers all the right ingredients to get loving and romantic. Beyond its authentic diverse cuisine, luxury resorts, water sports, nightlife, and romantic lagoons and waterfalls that make you feel like you’re in a fantasy novel, Mauritius is only a four-hour flight from Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town, and it’s a Visa FREE honeymoon destination for South Africans.

How much does a honeymoon to Mauritius cost?

Highly dependent on where you’re travelling from, the season and your budget, a honeymoon to Mauritius can easily vary in cost. Fortunately, the Indian Ocean Island offers competitively priced honeymoon package deals to suit all pockets. Mauritius honeymoon packages are the best way to start your lives together. Take a look at our seven-day honeymoon packages that includes flights, accommodation and entertainment. These packages are generally better value for money as the agents are able to get hold of ‘special’ airfares from Air Mauritius and SAA – and better than usual hotel rates. In addition to this, booking a honeymoon package saves you the cost and time of purchasing all the components of travel separately. Take a look at the latest honeymoon packages from Mauritius.co.za

Where should I stay in Mauritius for a honeymoon?

Mauritius is made for romance, with some of the best luxury hotels in the Indian Ocean. Private plunge pools and butlers, along with some of the best gourmet restaurants and unmatched spas are on offer. Whether you choose the North West side of the island or the southern parts of the island, you will find ‘paradise retreats from the ground up’ that range from 3-star to 5-star, such as Anelia Resort & Spa, Laguna Beach Hotel & Spa, Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel, Solana Beach, Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa, and Riu Creole Hotel.

Could leisure and love get any more perfect and prettier than Mauritius?

It’s hard to beat the ease and price of the honeymoon packages at Mauritius.co.za. With over a decade of experience in the Mauritius travel and tourism industry, we have excellent honeymoon packages that include flights, hotels, sightseeing, recreation and water sports.

Begin your married life with an exotic honeymoon to Mauritius with an enquiry to Mauritius.co.za.

Our Top 2 Adult ONLY Mauritius Hotel Packages

Adrift in the Indian Ocean, 1,250 miles east of Africa, Mauritius has long been an idyllic sun-soaked holiday destination for South Africans and Europeans. Mauritius, with its miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, complemented by crystal blue lagoons, lush forests, dramatic volcanic peaks, is made for romance, with some of the best, adult only luxury hotels in the Indian Ocean. If you’re planning a vacation without the kids or simply looking for a peaceful romantic getaway, here are two adult ONLY hotels that can be found with our Mauritius packages.

Riu Le Morne Hotel

After a flight to Mauritius, the pristine white sandy beaches and clear waters surrounding Hotel Riu Le Morne might seem like a mirage, but nestled on spectacular Le Morne Peninsula with the dramatic Monte Brabant as its backdrop, the 4-star Riu Le Morne is the ultimate seaside respite. Welcoming adults with the laid-back bliss of a beach getaway, Riu Le Morne offers guests an exclusive ambience, with four restaurants, five bars, a freshwater swimming pool and chill out area.

From windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling to paddle surfing, a vast selection of leisure and entertainment ensure that there’s never a dull moment in this paradise. And when night comes, fun is always on the menu with live music and shows, and the resorts disco and karaoke bar. It’s the perfect escape for lovers of love.

Solana Beach

Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind as you take in the sunset with your better half at Solana Beach in Bell Mare. Solana Beach is an adults-only hotel offering a haven of peace and tranquillity amongst the coconut and palm trees on the East coast of the island.

This contemporary Zen address is the ideal setting to enjoy magnificent, romantic sunsets on the shores of the Indian Ocean with no care in the world. Disconnect from your daily life while enjoying unparalleled experiences together such as canoeing, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, parasailing, beach volleyball and so much more.

For relaxation, the spa offers couples massages and beauty treatments as well as access to the sauna and steam bath. This breathtaking hotel also features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, several bars, and a 5-star restaurant, a la carte restaurant and a Japanese restaurant. It is truly the perfect paradise for love!

This is why it’s in our Top 2 Adult ONLY Mauritius Hotel Packages…

 

 

Laguna Beach Hotel and Spa Pool

Family Friendly Hotels In Mauritius

I think we can all agree that getting away is one of the best gifts you can give yourself, but what about the kids? Well, in Mauritius you can holiday with the kids and still get some alone time. Mauritius is probably the island with the most kid-friendly hotels, and for very good reasons. While we can easily list 10 hotels that cater to kids, here are our top two family friendly hotels in Mauritius!

Located on the beautiful pristine beach of Le Morne, RIU Creole offers some of the best leisure and relaxation facilities on the island. But most importantly, this is one hotel that caters to children. There are seven restaurants and bars, along with two outdoor pools, a spa and regular live entertainment. Other amenities include a night club for parents, a private beach with sun loungers and umbrellas. Then there is the kids’ club for children from the ages of four to 12 years. Each day there is something set up for kids and adults. Whether it’s swimming, snorkeling, boating, live music, karaoke, painting, hiking, quad biking, feasting or dancing the evening away, adults can have the best of both worlds knowing that their young ones are well looked after by professional staff.

Another one of our suggested family friendly hotels in Mauritius that is widely recognized for its super child-friendly services is the Laguna Beach Hotel and Spa. Nestled in the secluded South Eastern Coast of Mauritius, this exquisite Beach Hotel and Spa offers a traditional laid-back Mauritian holiday experience. Bordered by a turquoise lagoon, Laguna is the perfect island destination to bond with your kids while still soaking in some r&r with your significant other. Boasting three restaurants, a gym and spa, there is also a wide range of complementary activities such as kayaking, glass bottom boating, snorkeling, beach volleyball and so much more. Numerous kids’ creative programs have been designed for kids at Laguna Beach, which means staff are always on standby to entertain or babysit young children, day or night.

Thanks for reading all about our family friendly hotels in Mauritius to enjoy a break away with the kids. Read more about The Best School Holiday Packages to Mauritius…