With white, palm-fringed beaches, turquoise waters and picturesque surroundings that resemble that off a postcard, it’s clear to see why travellers are flocking to the Indian Ocean. Holidays in the India Ocean are extremely popular with British holidaymakers in search of complete relaxation and idyllic tranquillity. The third largest ocean in the world, this exotic destination is home to the likes of Goa, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Mauritius therefore offers a diverse choice of places to visit.
Holidays in the Indian Ocean tend to be more popular with couples and honeymooners as the majority of islands are perfect for romantic strolls and lazy days by the sea. If you prefer to be up and about whilst on holiday, take a trip to Goa or Sri Lanka for some amazing site seeing. If you just want to totally relax then a holiday to the Maldives or the stunning Seychelles will be more up your street.
Things to do
Indian Ocean holidays open you up to a world of possibilities when it comes to new experiences. Whatever it is you enjoy doing on your getaways, you are certain to find it here. If you’re a lover for shopping, then head to the fabulous Goa where you can enjoy some beachside markets selling some fabulous bargains. If you’re a watersports enthusiast, Mauritius and the Maldives have an array on offer, from snorkelling to jet skis; it can all be found here.
For all you loved up couples out there, why not spend two weeks totally relaxing under the suns gentle rays in the Seychelles or on one of Sri Lanka’s stunning beaches. Wherever you venture to in the Indian Ocean one thing you are promised is beautiful weather. Popular for both summer and winter holidays, the Indian Ocean is blessed with a year round climate that draws in British holidaymaker’s year on year.
Flights and accommodation
There are that many airports scattered around the Indian Ocean mentioning them all would take up too much space. Flights to the Indian Ocean never come really cheap, however more and more tour operators are recognising the need for long haul flights therefore providing some fantastic deals for multi centre holidays to the Indian Ocean and other destinations that are considered long haul.
Luxury tour operators such as Virgin Atlantic and Kuoni are well worth keeping an eye out for as they provide ample flights to the Indian Ocean. Many of the islands here are renowned for their top class hotels with everywhere in the Indian Ocean offering both self catering and all inclusive options.