Get a piece of bewitching paradise with a visit to Mauritius. Nestled beautifully on masses upon masses of the shimmering Indian Ocean, this gorgeous island nation has a lot to offer its visitors! Sunbathing and swimming in clear blue waters is just the tip of the activities you can indulge in while in the area.
Cheerful tropical luxury awaits your arrival with beautiful white sandy beaches and beautiful natural wonders.
History, culture and immense leisure are what you can look forward to. There are a number of historical sites to explore the cultural diversity, and wonderful variation in Geography.
Off the country’s coastline you will find picturesque islands to explore. There are stunning sand-rimmed lagoons that will beckon you, while the relaxed charm of the country’s warm and welcoming people will make you feel right at home. In case you feel hungry, feel free to try out the mouth-watering cuisines that are a beautiful blend of African, French, Indian and Chinese dishes. For a bit of entertainment, there is the infectious party spirit of the locals to help you dance along to the rousing beat of sega music!
A brief look at places to visit while in Mauritius:
The Pointe d’Esny & Blue Bay:
Gorgeous sand color awaits you at this bay. It is a beautiful place to relax under the beautiful sun or to swim in the beautiful waters. You can also pay a visit to the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, go coral diving, or indulge in a bit of snorkeling, go island hopping or taste some delicious barbecues.
Black River Gorges National Park:
At the Black River Gorges National Park, you will encounter a number of the island’s native species while taking in the beautiful island’s forest.
At Port Louis, you will experience the rich cultural diversity of the country. You will encounter a number of African, Indian, European, Chinese and the Middle East personalities among others. That in addition to exploring the city’s beautiful architecture and other attractions it has in store.
Blue Penny Museum:
Explore some of the island’s rich history at the Blue Penny Museum. You can look forward to learning of history such as the Paul and Virginia legend, as well as the settlement and colonial period among others.
Le Morne Peninsula:
With the stunning rock crag that takes on the shape of a hammerhead shark, this gorgeous region has some of the best beaches on the island.
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens
These are by far some of the world’s best botanical gardens and they lay patiently waiting for your visit.
Central Market and the Monday market:
For a bit of shopping, check out the Central market. You can also check out the Monday market which is located near the waterfront and boasts a beautiful collection of merchandise.
Kestrel valley is not only home to the Mauritius Kestrel, which is one of the worlds’ rarest birds of prey but is also the primary hunting reserve for Javanese deer. A beautiful place to explore!