The beautiful tropical island of Mauritius was a colony of the Netherlands, France and Great Britain. But since its independence in 1968 it has become one of the prime luxury tropical holiday destinations. Blessed with stunning white sandy beaches and turquoise waters Mauritius is popular with honeymooners and leisure travelers alike. Along the 330 kilometers of beautiful coastline you can find dozens of hotels. Our team of travel editors compiled a list of Top 10 best luxury hotels & resorts in Mauritius. The top honors are taken by both international luxury hotel brands as well as hospitality companies that have their roots in Mauritius. Some of our favorite resorts in Mauritius have their own golf courses, others are more geared to water activities like deep-sea fishing and diving. But all of them have access to a stunning white sandy beach.