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Discover luxury and boutique hotels in the Indian Ocean
Wash up at the islands of the Indian Ocean and you’ll be a willing castaway for an equatorial escape with all the icing-sugar shores and balmy blue waters you’ve been dreaming of. Find Nemo (and friends) as you snorkel around the Maldives’ colourful coral reefs. Back on land, take a deep dive into the kaleidoscope history and continent-spanning culture of Mauritius or unwind in totally tropical style with a sea-facing spa break.
Destinations in Indian Ocean
Take all the golden-sun, white-sand, azure-water clichés you can think of, shake well, sprinkle over the equatorial ocean, and season to taste with luxury – well done: you’ve made yourself the Maldives.
Small in landmass, but mighty in history, Mauritius has been home to everyone from Dutch seafarers to Chinese merchants, and Arab spice traders to British colonialists.
Just off the East African coast lies a constellation of tiny islands that basks in an endless summer. Dip into Smith’s selection of luxe island stays and soon you’ll be waking up to sapphire-blue sea views…