A glorious collection of islands that lie between Africa, Asia and Australasia, The Indian Ocean offers everything from offbeat treks on near-empty isles to undersea adventures and golden beaches where you can surf the waves. Put simply, this is paradise found.
Where to stay in the Indian Ocean
Sun-kissed beaches, cobalt-blue lagoons and a hotchpotch of English, Creole, and European cuisine can all be found on the blissful volcanic island of Mauritius. Touring the reefs on a semi-submersible and teeing up on pristine golf courses are high on the agenda for holidays to Mauritius. Get ready to submerge yourself in paradise.
With crystal white sands and sheltered lagoons, the Maldives redefines paradise. For those seeking relaxation, our all-inclusive Maldives holidays help you make the most of some of the world's best beach resorts. Meanwhile, adventure lovers can experience world-class diving, surfing, fishing, kayaking and more. With over 1,000 coral islands to enjoy, there's no shortage of things to see or do on trips to the Maldives.
With stunning flora, dramatic peaks and crystal-clear waters, the Seychelles is an archipelago of 100-plus islands that is heaven to explore. Snorkelling, kayaking and island-hopping please the adventurous, while Creole food and dreamy beaches provide just the right amount of R&R. Escape on the perfect relaxing getaway with a Seychelles holiday. You might not want to leave!
Off the coast of India, Sri Lanka is an eco-island of tropical beaches, spectacular wildlife and an enthralling history of British rule. Buddhist temples rub shoulders with lush tea plantations and trekkers revel amongst historic ruins and forest reserves.
Hotels in Indian Ocean