5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations for 2023 The 3rd largest body of water on our blue planet, the Indian Ocean holds almost 8% of all the water on Earth and is host to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations for 2023 The 3rd largest body of water on our blue planet, the Indian Ocean holds almost 8% of all the water on Earth and is host to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations for 2023

5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations for 2023

The 3rd largest body of water on our blue planet, the Indian Ocean holds almost 8% of all the water on Earth and is host to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The Indian Ocean is enclosed by huge landmasses on all sides and unlike the Atlantic and Pacific, it doesn’t run from pole to pole. Australia, India, and Indonesia have the largest coastlines and if you are planning a holiday in the Indian Ocean region, here are some of the best beach holiday destinations.
  1. Maldives – For the world’s best 5-star resorts, Maldives is the perfect destination; there are 26 atolls that comprise the Republic of Maldives, which has a well-deserved reputation as being one of the premier beach holiday venues. You can choose between a sunrise or sunset beach villa and enjoy a millionaire lifestyle for a few weeks of the year. The islands are located 750km from mainland India, with the atolls spreading across a wide area that crosses the Equator.

    5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations for 2023 The 3rd largest body of water on our blue planet, the Indian Ocean holds almost 8% of all the water on Earth and is host to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
    5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations for 2023 – You can choose between a sunrise or sunset beach villa and enjoy a millionaire lifestyle for a few weeks of the year.
  2. Seychelles – The Republic of Seychelles has long been at the top of the Indian Ocean destinations and for good reason. There is a total of 115 islands that make up the nation and the best resorts offer stunning views of the Indian Ocean; if you would like to browse the 5-star accommodation, Google can help you locate a resort’s website and if you know your holiday dates, you can make a booking.
  3. Sri Lanka – Formerly Ceylon, Sri Lanka is an island nation that shares a maritime border with Maldives; the capital city is Columbo and the population is around 22 million. This unique country has something for everyone; stunning beaches, pristine rainforests, and spectacular gorges, with National Parks that are host to a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants and leopards.
  4. Mauritius – The Republic of Mauritius has located about 2,000km from the shores of southeast Africa and for many tourists, this is a preferred holiday destination. There are luxurious 5-star resorts along the coastline that cater to your every whim and they can easily be found with a Google search. Click here for an interesting article on the beauty of Japan.
  5. Madagascar – The Republic of Madagascar has much to offer tourists; this island nation is located about 400km from the East African coast in the Mozambique Channel, a small stretch of water between Madagascar and Mozambique. November and December are the best months for a holiday in Madagascar when temperatures are not too high. It is the second largest island country, behind Indonesia, and due to splitting from the mainland millions of years ago, the wildlife and vegetation evolved in isolation.

    5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations
    5 Top Indian Ocean Holiday Destinations – It is the second largest island country, behind Indonesia, and due to splitting from the mainland millions of years ago, the wildlife and vegetation evolved in isolation.
Probably the most popular of all the above destinations are the Maldives and if you are planning to book a water villa for the summer, we advise you to book early to avoid disappointment. If you can travel at short notice, there are some great last-minute deals available online.