Mauritius is undoubtedly the best place to get married in the Indian Ocean. It’s been voted among the top five spots to wed worldwide and the “Indian Ocean’s leading honeymoon destination” at the recent World Travel Awards – no surprise given the island’s natural beauty and the champagne breakfasts, gourmet dinners, couples spa treatments and beachside horserides on offer. Venues range from hotel beaches and gardens to catamarans, Robinson Crusoe-style Île des Deux Cocos private island and even underwater in a Blue Safari submarine. Couples need to arrange a marriage license in advance and must be on the island three days before the wedding for civil ceremonies, and fifteen days for religious weddings.

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