With white sand beaches and palm tree lined coasts, Mauritius is becoming a well-known secret.
The Indian Ocean island offers dramatic natural beauty, vibrant culture and cuisine. Now there is a unique way to spend the night and enjoy the night sky while traveling to Mauritius. With this new package, guests sleep under the stars in a standalone transparent bubble at the Bubble Lodge in the heart of the jungle.
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Set on the grounds of the historic Cap Malheureux tea plantation in Bois-Cheri, the distinctive bubble accommodations offer an intimate hideaway with panoramic views of the Bois Cheri jungle. Luxury and style merge with an upfront view of nature as guests snuggle in air-conditioned comfort with queen beds, en suite bathroom and exterior shower, coffee machines and luxurious sheets.
These “dreaming bubbles,” created by French designer Pierre Stephane Dumas, are 100% renewable and were designed to have no environmental impact.
You can customize your luxury experience by requesting a gourmet dinner cooked by a private chef with exclusive waiter service, followed by a personal stargazing session from an expert astronomer. Tours of the plantation and of the islands (by helicopter), as well as street food experiences are also available.
While all Off the Map Travel holidays are tailor-made to suit the requirements of each guest, an example six-day, five-night itinerary to Mauritius, on a half-board basis, is priced at $1,886pp, excluding flights (I found a DCA-MRU for $1,005 8-days via Google.com/Flights). Included are private transfers, accommodations at the Bubble Lodge and Hotel Sakoa (on the beach) on a B&B basis, a Bois Cheri Tea Plantation tour, helicopter trip over the islands, and a Mauritius street food tour.