Indian Ocean: White Sands & Tea Plantations

Secluded and largely unexplored, sailing the exotic islands of the Indian Ocean, in comfort and style, on board a luxury superyacht is paradise indeed. Get ready to discover striking coral reefs jam-packed with diverse marine life and turquoise, transparent water gently lapping the finest white sand beaches. This glorious collection of islands, between Africa, Asia and Australasia, include the Seychelles, Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar and the Comoros, all of whom offer something extraordinary. Diverse, pristine and enchanting, the area overflows with opportunities to enjoy a range of activities and fun nightlife, set against the backdrop of breath-taking natural wonders. With countless marinas, an abundance of sublime weather plus an overwhelmingly warm welcome from friendly locals; this is nirvana in all its glory. An unforgettable Indian Ocean luxury yacht charter allows you to experience the rich local culture set in a variety of landscapes and a natural, underwater playground that never fails to amaze snorkellers and divers alike. From your superyacht, the warm ocean temperature and fantastic visibility make this region a favourite for spectacular highlights such as spotting the gargantuan whale shark, whilst on land affable giant tortoises and bombastic coconut crabs reside in comfort.

From hip-swaying sega dancers in Mauritius to dhoni boats bobbing in the Maldives, embracing laidback beach-living is a veritable art-form where the relaxed lifestyle echoes the calm tempo of the ocean.

Whether visiting chic tourist resorts or exploring incredible wildlife and nature reserves, the plethora of scenic opportunities contrasts and combines across these enigmatic islands.

Guaranteed there will be limitless, undreamed-of adventures to be had during your luxury yacht charter.

When to go:

April - November

High season:

Christmas and New Year



In the Seychelles natural highlights are ubiquitous – look for the rare Coca De Mer palms, spot giant tortoises and listen out for the native black parrot.


Swing your clubs at excellent golf courses in Mauritius – top tees are found at the Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa or Constance Belle Mare Plage. The island also hosts an annual golf tournament.


Take time out from your superyacht charter for some pampering at famous luxury spas such as The Banyan Tree Spa in the Seychelles or why not try the atmospheric underwater treatment rooms of The LIME Spa, at Huvafen Fushi in the Maldives.



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