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  • Seasonal flowers Wedding rimes with flowers and the need to let go of one’s creativity on the floral theme chosen by the newlyweds. The rose symbolizes true love, the tulip sincere love and the orchid, seduction. Seasonal flowers, pearled head pins, strings and rubber elastics, a broad ribbon which balances the dominant colors, a sharp knife – the necessary ingredients for the...
  • April’s Fool, a prank done on April 1st, comes from an act of the French sovereign, according to which King Charles IX decreed that the year had to start on January 1st and not on April 1st as it was the case up until then.  The origin of April’s Fool: A serious matter indeed! Catherine of Medicis, mother of young French King Charles IX, organizes a great tour of France to...
  • The benefits and virtues of massage date back to ancient times. This therapeutic movement is today in vogue with the emergence of alternative medicines. The earliest forms of Chinese writings give us an insight into massage, one of the most ancient therapies used by humankind, and that goes back to 3000 B.C. However, there are good reasons to believe that massage was used to treat various...
  • Christmas is undeniably a festive and joyful moment. It has gathered human beings across generations in a spirit of giving and sharing. Derived from the Latin word natalis, meaning ‘birth’ in English, Christmas celebrates brotherhood and reconciliation. It carries an unqualified message of peace and love which originates from family.   Decorations: Why buy when you can make...
  • December rhymes with holidays. Beachcomber has designed an amazing program for honeymooners who dream of an adventure under the sign of the Capricorn – a program that will make this unique moment magical and unforgettable. Whether you are looking for tranquillity and time out or a more energetic formula, Beachcomber guarantees a plethora of amazing activities. Sneak peek into the...
  • One of the nicest and finest way to discover a country is through a culinary adventure. Food is part and parcel of a national heritage. It is an experience that can only be lived through the taste buds. Why resist? Mauritian cuisine is a unique fusion of several continents. It is a cuisine that preserves its Indian heritage through its spicy dishes with exotic names that are often accompanied...
  • It was under British rule that Mauritius became the third country in the world to introduce golf in 1844. Since then, the island has become a top golf destination for golf lovers thanks to its delightful climate and the undeniable beauty of its greens. Beachcomber invites you to live a unique golfing experience through Paradis Golf Club and its exceptional championship course, partnerships...
  • His sense of observation and critical thinking and his steadfast combat against the pauperisation of both man and nature, have made him a voice – and a pen! – to be heard in Mauritius. “My greatest joy is to see a seed germinate and watch the tiny seedling grow.” In the garden of his house in Rose-Hill and in his professional life, Malenn Oodiah, sociologist and...
  • We meet the young Mauritian painter who came to art by “vandalising” magazine pictures, in his studio in Quatre Bornes where his burlesque and tragic creatures come to life, in his head as well as on his walls. Far from the beaches and the palm trees, Quatre Bornes has put up its modern high rises and shopping centre in the Plaines Wilhems district in the middle of the island....
  • A handful of artisans have grouped together to form the association LocalHands, an initiative supported by the Fondation Espoir Développement, which does much more than promoting local crafts. “In 1999, after the death of the Creole singer Kaya, there were riots on the island, mainly from the most underprivileged people here. Following this, the Beachcomber group created the...