Mauritius Destination Guide
From the moment you set eyes on the tropical skyline, white sandy beaches and clear azure waters of Mauritius, you know you are in for a treat. This small island in midst of the Indian Ocean offers fuses African, French, Asian and British influences and counts some of the world's most luxurious accommodation among its main attractions. Take an extravagant break and explore this beautiful island for a holiday you won't quickly forget.
There are many different Mauritius holidays to choose from and endless possibilities for Mauritius tours to ensure you get the best possible experiences from your holiday. Use this Mauritius Travel Guide to help plan your trip. Most international flights to Mauritius land at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport near Mahébourg, located about 1 hour from the capital Port Louis.
Mauritius is a perfect destination if you're looking to relax and unwind. The laidback vibe of the locals, stunning landscapes and range of fun things to do make for a holiday you'll never forget. Upon arrival in Mauritius, the first of choice of many visitors is to head straight to the nearest beach. See the beautiful Trou aux Biches, Mont Choisy and Péreybère in the north or otherwise head to Grand Baie and enjoy water sports such as parasailing. You can even take a tour in a submarine and there are plenty of chances to enjoy the nightlife in this lively town.
Take a tour of the Moka mountain range, try deep sea fishing, trek through Black River Gorges National Park or hike to the beautiful Tamarind Falls. Go scuba diving and explore the stunning coral reefs with colourful marine life or explore some of the ship wrecks – one of the best dive spots is Flic en Flac on the west coast. You can also enjoy a quad bike safari in Casela Nature and Leisure Park and Yemen Nature Reserve to see zebras, ostriches and African antelopes as you zoom across this beautiful landscape. Adventure lovers will also love the zip line circuit and swimming in the canyon.
Whether you spend your time lazing on the beach or exploring the treasures of the island, Mauritius has plenty to tempt intrepid travellers.