In the warm, clear, azure waters off the eastern seaboard of Africa lie some of the most picture-perfect tropical islands on earth. The Indian Ocean Islands of Mauritius, Madagascar, and Seychelles contain some of the most coveted honeymoon destinations anywhere. While romance is undeniably in the air, there are also resorts that are ideal for family vacations.
These Indian Ocean Islands are close enough to the mainland to be combined with a safari itinerary and yet feel a world away. Whether you’re looking for palm-fringed beaches to relax on or avenues of baobab trees to explore whilst looking out for lemurs, there’s an Indian Ocean destination that’s just right for you.