Found in the Indian Ocean some kilometers off the east coast of Madagascar, Mauritius has a warm climate all year long though it can get very sticky in December and January. Compounding sun, sea, sand and a rich ethnic culture, Mauritius offers exactly what sun worshippers and culture lovers are looking for, for their perfect holidays.
Tourists will find the island quite an interesting place as regards to its sights, sounds and cuisine all based on the multi ethnicity of the island and its mixed population of Creole, Indians, Chinese and Europeans.
Being relatively large in size for an island, Mauritius is divided into specific districts each offering different attractions. Port Louis is the capital and offers all the hustle and bustle of city life and is even home to a china town. Mauritius attractions should not be missed!
Grand bay found in the north of the island is very common amongst tourists for its beaches, nightlife, clubs and restaurants.
If you are looking for idyllic places to enjoy the sun and warm splashes, you can go to Pereybere, Belle Mare, Tamarin, Blue Bay or Le Morne; if you are into water sports, you can check out Blue Bay for sailing and windsurfing or Tamarin and Le Morne for surfing.
Still regarding water sports, fishing can be done all around the island as well as diving or submarine safaris to enjoy the wonderful marine life of Mauritius. Those into golfing will not be disappointed in a visit to Mauritius as the island holds a number of golf courses, with one set in a stunning environment on a smaller islet off the east of the mainland.
Those who want to get involved in some green hikes will be delighted by the Black River Georges National Park which harbors patches of the remaining virgin forests of the island and is home to a number of endemic plants and birds.
For whatever reason people may want to visit Mauritius, be it for a romantic escape, honeymoon, family vacation, Mauritius will be up to each and everyone’s expectations.