Mauritius is often said to be an ideal tourist spot thanks to its excellent weather, its fair share of absolutely fantastic beaches, and its great lifestyle. The number of tourists traveling to Mauritius each year is always quite large and there obviously exists a booming tourist industry in the whole island. While the island itself […]
Off the east coast of Madagascar, nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean is one of the most beautiful destinations in Africa and maybe all of the world - a true paradise that has inspired great poets, thinkers, and travelers alike. Mauritius is best known for its beaches, reefs, and lagoons, and has become a popular honeymoon destination with resorts peppered along the white sandy beaches of the island.
Those who enjoy the water can snorkel just offshore and see the cacophony of sea life that calls these waters home. While the island's claim to fame is its beaches and crystal clear waters, inland holds equal surprises for those eager to explore. Hikers will find much to enjoy in the mountainous interior of the island including Black River Gorges National Park, the lush rainforests along the slopes of the mountain, and dozens of hiking trails, each offering magnificent vistas. Travelers could spend a lifetime just exploring and luxuriating in Port Louis, home to the Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens, Champs de Mars horse track, colonial plantation houses and much more.
Just off the shore of Mauritius are dozens of islets that can be reached by short boat trips. Local villages, seemingly hidden lagoons, and some of the most vibrant wildlife you'll ever see can be found around nearly every corner, offering endless opportunities to explore. Whether you are adventurous or want to lounge on one of the world's great beaches, Mauritius has a bit of everything, even for the most seasoned of travelers.
The Indian Ocean is a region with several islands renowned for their biodiversity. Two of the most famous are probably Sri Lanka and Madagascar. On Sri Lanka, 16% of its animal life and 23% of its plant life are native and unique to the island, impressive considering its size. Madagascar meanwhile is renowned as a […]
Have you ever found yourself exclaiming, “It looks just like a postcard!” when you visit a beautiful place? If not, then you need to go to Mauritius. In Mauritius, white sands disappear into crystalline azure waters. Every color of the rainbow is represented in the flowers, palm trees, lagoons, and tropical fish. Take a photograph […]
The island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean is without a doubt one of the top destinations for luxury holidays. There are several factors that make it exclusive, not least the price of the plane ticket from most places around the world. The country is also fairly remote and it takes a while to get […]
Mauritius is an amazing tropical destination that attracts tourists from all over the world. But do you know that the island has more to offer than the usual sandy beaches landscape that we see in travel brochures? In this article I will share 5 places that you should not miss when you visit the island […]