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All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

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All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

We're looking to visit Trou aux Biches area or Grand Baie area but can't decide best option - AI or SC - can anyone help. Is it reasonable to eat out and how about drinks etc. Any help would be gratefully received. Many thanks.. Aries xx

United Kingdom
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for Mauritius, Grand Baie
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reviews: 981
1. Re: All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

Take a look at the following link that looks at the various options.

tripadvisor.co.uk/Travel-g293816-c105781/Mau…

Food and drink in hotels are not cheap. A glass of cola can be £2.00. Places to eat can be in Grand Baie for which you need to go by taxi and some restaurants catring for tourists do not tend to be cheap as well. So AI can make sense if you make good use of it.

Surrey England
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2. Re: All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

Self catering every time. Food is quite cheap from the Super U and the restaurants can be inexpensive. Local beer and wine is relatively cheap at approx 200 rupees a glass.

Depends whether you like cooking.

Lancashire, UK
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for Flic En Flac, Mauritius
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3. Re: All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

All depends on what you want out of a holiday, the freedom of self catering or the pampering of being in a hotel. I've done s/c and hotel and found them both enjoyable.

The service in hotels in Mauritius is something special though - never found their equal anywhere else.

Mazza :-)

Cape Town
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for Mauritius
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4. Re: All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

Also important is how much use you would get out of the recreational facilities offered by the hotels eg sailing, waterskiing, glass bottom boats, gym, tennis etc. We considered self catering but when we worked out how much time we would spend using the free facilities at the hotel we changed our minds.

I also prefer to be pampered while on holiday - I spend enough time shopping and cooking while at home!!!!

Enjoy your holiday whatever you decide.

Dee

5. Re: All Inc. or Self Catering? Need help to decide!!

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