Sri Lanka is becoming famous for adventure with white water rafting, trekking and more. Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles are more ocean based but Mauritius in particular has a variety of options for the adventurous minded.
Sri Lanka has 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is unparalleled with fascinating cultural treasures stretching back millennia. Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles all have a rich history and are a melting pot of different cultures and religions.
Maldives is one of the top 5 diving destinations in the world with crystal clear waters, and abundance of marine life and famous for the regular sightings of manta rays and whale sharks. Mauritius and Seychelles have an abundance of diving options as well. Sri Lanka has some lovely diving spots and opportunities for incredible wreck diving.
Sri Lanka is an ideal destination for families with endless possibilities for all ages and interests. Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles have evolved to become genuine family destinations with world class kids clubs, teenage activities and family villa options.
Long a diving destination, the Maldives now offers quality surfing and cruise options. Sailing around the Seychelles should be on everyone’s bucket list and while day sailing excursions are a highlight of many a Mauritius and Sri Lanka holiday.
All four destinations offer guest houses that show a more authentic and cost effective side to an Indian Ocean holiday. From a local island in the Maldives to a tea planters bungalow in Sri Lanka there will be a guest house to suit all tastes.
Sri Lanka has an abundance of wildlife from leopards, elephants, whales, extraordinary bird life and more. Maldives snorkellers and divers will regularly see whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, turtles and more and Mauritius and Seychelles offer a variety of flora and fauna endemic to the destination as well as stunning marine life.
Maldives and Seychelles offer private islands that are simply the most high-end luxury experiences on the planet. From international brands to boutique hideaways we can offer private island experiences of an unparalleled luxury.
Sri Lanka has excellent wellness and Spa retreats from the rustic to the luxurious and delivers it in an authentic and time honoured manner. Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles have world class Spa’s and the Hummingbird team can advise on the best options for clients.
Sri Lanka has long been recognised for it’s quality and good value surfing, split into two distinct seasons. Maldives is now firmly on the top table with an array of surf breaks from May to October. Crowd free surfing accessible from resorts with trained instructors and guides or via liveaboards. Mauritius and Seychelles have surf breaks but are not a surfing destination.