Welcome to Mauritius
Discover Mauritius, an island paradise with unspoiled nature and breathtaking landscapes. Mauritius is one of the best holiday destinations in the Indian Ocean with its beautiful beaches and turquoise sea. Explore the inland to meet the Mauritian population and the natural parks of rare beauty. Accommodation in Mauritius offers a wide choice beginning with luxury hotels, beachfront vacation rentals like villas, apartments and penthouses. If you want to undertake certain activities during your holiday in Mauritius, you can access a wide range of water sports and unique attractions like swimming with dolphins, safari encounter with the lions, skydiving and more. You'll soon discover why many believe that Mauritius is an island paradise on earth.
Mauritius in Brief
Official Name: Mauritius Island
Capital: Port Louis
Official language: English but French and creole are the most common language on the Island
Government: Parliamentary democracy
Population: 1.3 million inhabitants
Currency: Mauritian rupee (Rs)
International dialing code: +230 and +230(5) for mobile
Overview of Mauritius
Three mountain formations dominate the island of volcanic origin, at a height of 828 meters for the Piton of
Black River, the highest point of Mauritius. The central plateau, crossed by extinct craters and small rivers,
it rises to 600 meters. The island is 48 km from east to west and 65 km from north to south, with 330 km of coastline and stunning lagoons, surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef.
As for the climate it's perfect for holidays: a relatively stable temperature throughout the year, between 24 and 30 ° C.
Best time to visit Mauritius is summer from October to February. There are high temperature and the air is quite humide but the sun will always welcome you everyday during your days at the beach
Mauritius beaches are popular for the white sand, turquoise blue lagoons, rich coral reef life and the clear warm sea. All these things make of Mauritius one of the top beach, sun and sea destination in the Indian Ocean.
Almost the entire coast of Mauritius is surrounded by a coral reef that protects the lagoons from the big waves as well as from dangerous predators. The water is crystal clear and generally calm making almost all the beaches in Mauritius suitable for children and inexperienced swimmers.
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