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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #90 on: August 01, 2018, 10:46:21 PM »
I dont see how you can have Hot, Humid, and rainy be gorgeous but to each their own
+1, I can't stand this kind of weather.
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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #91 on: December 08, 2018, 05:43:00 PM »
I know this is an old thread, but interested in any experiences with Mauritius in the winter (Dec/Jan).

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Did you end up going? Crossed my radar as well, but booked to SEZ due to award space on dates needed.

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #92 on: December 08, 2018, 07:10:10 PM »
I loved SEZ. You must see La Digue. enough said

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #93 on: December 05, 2019, 12:17:47 AM »
any info on award flights from nyc i understand its a big q but any help is appreciated

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #94 on: December 05, 2019, 01:52:56 AM »
any info on award flights from nyc i understand its a big q but any help is appreciated
Mauritius - u can use Ethiad miles for Air Mauritius. They dont have gr8 availability form EU but do have decent form SA. U can search in EF.

Seychelles - You  can go with Saudi Airline - I believe they make 1 seat available in F, u can book with DL for 85K

This is based on what I remember form researching. I'm sure their are more options  such as SA from JNB.

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #95 on: December 08, 2019, 05:43:11 AM »
I did seychellese and mauritius
Seychelles are a little nicer and more laid back (not so much to do)
Mauritius has alot of activities and is much bigger
I did seychelles only with wife and mauritius with our kids
Would i repeat seychelles- prob not, to expensive for what we paid, maldives much nicer
Mauritius with kids, any day. alot to do, nice beaches, you can rent a villa for good price and a amazing chabad shliach is a great help


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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #96 on: December 08, 2019, 07:53:25 AM »
I did seychellese and mauritius
Seychelles are a little nicer and more laid back (not so much to do)
Mauritius has alot of activities and is much bigger
I did seychelles only with wife and mauritius with our kids
Would i repeat seychelles- prob not, to expensive for what we paid, maldives much nicer
Mauritius with kids, any day. alot to do, nice beaches, you can rent a villa for good price and a amazing chabad shliach is a great help
do they have kosher food on Maritius?
I went to Seychelles, didnt find it so expensive, but yes, limited activities. If you go to the Hilton, its a great value and they treat diamonds well. And then a day trip to La Digue cant be missed.

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #97 on: December 26, 2019, 11:45:04 AM »
do they have kosher food on Maritius?

Chabad Mauritius Grand Baie

The source for everything Kosher and Jewish in Mauritius.
KWBís Highlights:

Chabad Mauritius / Jewish Mauritius: The source for everything Kosher and Jewish in Mauritius.
Open year round.
Located in Grand-Baie a village in northern Mauritius.
They offer food delivery to hotels.
They host Shabbat meals with NO charge, but a donation is appreciated.
Currently, they do not have a womenís mikvah, instead, they use the Ocean, but are building one in the near future.
They have Minyan in December and January.
There is not an Eruv, yet.
You can contact them directly at JewishMauritius@gmail.com or +230-5490-2362 / +230-5491-3095.
Chabad recommends activities and other tourist spots contacting Mauritius Attractions. Please specify Rabbi Laima referred you.
Our friends from the Chabad informs that there are many available kosher products in local supermarkets from South Africa, France, UK.

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #98 on: December 26, 2019, 12:12:55 PM »
Chabad Mauritius Grand Baie

The source for everything Kosher and Jewish in Mauritius.
KWBís Highlights:

Chabad Mauritius / Jewish Mauritius: The source for everything Kosher and Jewish in Mauritius.
Open year round.
Located in Grand-Baie a village in northern Mauritius.
They offer food delivery to hotels.
They host Shabbat meals with NO charge, but a donation is appreciated.
Currently, they do not have a womenís mikvah, instead, they use the Ocean, but are building one in the near future.
They have Minyan in December and January.
There is not an Eruv, yet.
You can contact them directly at JewishMauritius@gmail.com or +230-5490-2362 / +230-5491-3095.
Chabad recommends activities and other tourist spots contacting Mauritius Attractions. Please specify Rabbi Laima referred you.
Our friends from the Chabad informs that there are many available kosher products in local supermarkets from South Africa, France, UK.

Is it an official chabad?
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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #99 on: December 26, 2019, 12:14:46 PM »
Is it an official chabad?

No idea. I didn't use them. I ordered a ton of food from JBurg and the hotel heated everything up for us.

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #100 on: December 26, 2019, 12:18:02 PM »
Is it an official chabad?
absolutely

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #101 on: November 30, 2020, 04:29:06 AM »
With no less than 3 airlines now offering direct flights from TLV to SEZ, I thought it's worth revisiting the topic.

I've been to Mauritius and it's amazing - great hotel redemptions, and a great Chabad Shalia'h, which provided us with all the food / wine we needed, and we always managed to make a minyan when somehow needed to say Kadish (it was in December / high season).

Sadly Mauritius is still closed for the time being (they require 14-day in-room quarantine).

SEZ has no Marriott hotel besides the famous North Island, where certs can't be used. However there are a few Hiltons etc

Anyone been there lately? Any feedback? Thx!

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #102 on: November 30, 2020, 11:07:16 PM »
With no less than 3 airlines now offering direct flights from TLV to SEZ, I thought it's worth revisiting the topic.

I've been to Mauritius and it's amazing - great hotel redemptions, and a great Chabad Shalia'h, which provided us with all the food / wine we needed, and we always managed to make a minyan when somehow needed to say Kadish (it was in December / high season).

Sadly Mauritius is still closed for the time being (they require 14-day in-room quarantine).

SEZ has no Marriott hotel besides the famous North Island, where certs can't be used. However there are a few Hiltons etc

Anyone been there lately? Any feedback? Thx!

I was there last year and stayed at the Le Meridien Fishermen's Cove before it left the Marriott program. If you go to the Seychelles, La Digue and Praslin are a must visit.

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #103 on: November 30, 2020, 11:12:06 PM »
With no less than 3 airlines now offering direct flights from TLV to SEZ, I thought it's worth revisiting the topic.

I've been to Mauritius and it's amazing - great hotel redemptions, and a great Chabad Shalia'h, which provided us with all the food / wine we needed, and we always managed to make a minyan when somehow needed to say Kadish (it was in December / high season).

Sadly Mauritius is still closed for the time being (they require 14-day in-room quarantine).

SEZ has no Marriott hotel besides the famous North Island, where certs can't be used. However there are a few Hiltons etc

Anyone been there lately? Any feedback? Thx!
I was there about a year and a half ago and I regretted not going to Mauritius IMO. Havenít been to Mauritius but it looked more developed and nicer. SEZ although beautiful and while I did visit the other islands and even stayed in La digue for the weekend I found it the accommodations to be pretty lackluster. There were several hotels under construction and I do believe with time it will be a more beautiful and luxurious place to visit! The beaches and the water were stunning! I just think the accommodations, at least compared to Mauritius and other places around the world I stayed, were lacking. Hope that helps! Havenít gotten around to even starting that TR but I hope to one day finish it! In the mean time feel free to reach out for some info or pics

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Re: Mauritius or Seychelles
« Reply #104 on: December 01, 2020, 12:00:23 AM »
I was there about a year and a half ago and I regretted not going to Mauritius IMO. Havenít been to Mauritius but it looked more developed and nicer. SEZ although beautiful and while I did visit the other islands and even stayed in La digue for the weekend I found it the accommodations to be pretty lackluster. There were several hotels under construction and I do believe with time it will be a more beautiful and luxurious place to visit! The beaches and the water were stunning! I just think the accommodations, at least compared to Mauritius and other places around the world I stayed, were lacking. Hope that helps! Havenít gotten around to even starting that TR but I hope to one day finish it! In the mean time feel free to reach out for some info or pics
Thanks.
In which hotels did you end up staying?