Idyllic beaches and cultural riches: welcome to the islands of the Indian Ocean

From Mauritius to the Maldives and Bali, the Indian Ocean is the home of paradisaical islands for unforgettable vacations in the sun. With this top 3 list, you'll discover the most beautiful destinations and be assured of a magical vacation.

The island of Mauritius, the Creole beauty

The island of Mauritius lies off the coast of Africa and offers visitors some of the most magical landscapes in the world. This island truly is heaven on earth, with unique charms to be discovered during your dream vacation. Be soothed by the lapping of the water on the white sand beach at the Club Med La Plantation d’Albion Resort. The lagoon is just steps away from your room. Its warm turquoise waters invite you to take a dip or try water sports such as paddle boarding.

Surrounded by coral reefs teeming with marine life, Mauritius is perfect for scuba diving* and snorkeling.* From the Club Med Resorts of La Pointe au Canonniers and La Plantation d’Albion, explore the coral gardens and enjoy the many comforts of this beautiful location and its lush tropical setting.

*At extra cost

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The Maldives, a string of heavenly islands

The Maldives are one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the world. Malé is the islands' capital and gateway to this archipelago made up of around twenty atolls and hundreds of enchanting islands. The Maldives are the perfect place for dream vacations in the sun and total rest and relaxation.

Caressed by a clear blue lagoon, the white sand beaches are warmed by the sun. In the Maldives, time stands still. Wake up to a breathtaking view from your room at the Club Med Resort of Kani. Dive into the clear waters and marvel at the beauty of the underwater world below your stilted villa in Finolhu. On the best beaches in Maldives, unwind in the peace and quiet of these landscapes, worthy of the most beautiful postcards.

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Bali, the Indonesian queen

Perfect for vacations in the Indian Ocean, Bali lives up to its reputation as paradise on earth. In the middle of the island, you'll find Mount Agung, home to some of the most beautiful temples in the region. Surrounded by forests, the roads leading to Mount Agung are lined with waterfalls and paddy fields.

From Nusa Dua to Jimbaran, the landscapes of the Bukit Peninsula are absolutely stunning. Explore the region with your partner or friends by opting for a Club Med all-inclusive vacation package. For example, you can contemplate the Java Sea as it stretches to the horizon from the Club Med Resort in Bali. To the north and west, black sand beaches await during a tour of the island.* You can also go scuba diving to explore the island's underwater treasures. In the evening, the sunsets are truly a sight to behold.

*At extra cost

What you need to know before going to Bali

Visit Bali for:

  • the paddy fields and terraces of Tegallalang
  • the temples of Mount Agung
  • the Turtle Island Nature Reserve
  • the beaches of the Bukit Peninsula, ideal for surfing

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