Indian Ocean

In Sanskrit, Indian Ocean means ‘the mine of gems’, and indeed, it embodies island gems that are incomparable with anywhere else on our big blue planet. Flanked by Asia to the north, Australia to the east, Africa to the west and Antarctica to the south, this vast body of water is home to around 20% of the worlds water. The islands of The Maldives, Mauritius, The Seychelles and Sri Lanka are all incredibly unique and seriously boast the holiday WOW factor. Access from the UK is easy with a number of direct and in-direct airlines to choose from. We love combining these paradise isles, Sri Lanka and the Maldives and Mauritius and Reunion being two of our favourite twins. The proximity of the islands to both Africa and the Middle East means they are the perfect accoutrement to a safari or city stopover.

Destinations in Indian Ocean


Turquoise Staff Go To The Maldives

17th May 2010
by Lisa Mason

In January, Turquoise sent three of its staff to the Maldives for an educational lasting 7 nights. The first night was at a lovely new resort called Lily Beach. It is the first platinum all inclusive in the Maldives including not just the food and drinks, but also premium brand alcohol, the minim bar and […]

BA Strikes Again.

23rd February 2010
by Lisa Mason

Although the enthusiasm from the BA staff for strike action has declined since the December strikes, the ballot was still successful and another strike is now imminent. On the posititve side, there is no plan to strike over the Easter period, however there is still uncertainty as to when it will happen.  All we can do is wait and see! For more […]

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"Between the specialists here at Turquoise Holidays, we’ve seen and fallen in love with each and every hotel that we feature,"

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"Indian Ocean Holidays tick all the boxes – gorgeous islands, beautiful weather and friendly local people. The islands are so special and perfect for twin-centre combinations!"

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