Welcome to Mauritius
Mauritius is a small Island in the Indian Ocean, well known for the beaches and turquoise sea but Mauritius has so much more to offer. Many travellers have fallen in love with this small piece of land in the middle of nowhere and consider the Island as a paradise on earth. For many travellers Mauritius is the most beautiful island in the Indian Ocean, and yes the island is beautiful but what make it different is the islanders and their way of living. It’s rare to see people from many ethnics and different culture living together in a small place accepting each other and living alongside. It’s also common to see a Mosque not far from a Church or a Temple this is the way they lived. The Mauritians are well known for the way they welcome their guest, you will feel at ease as soon as you will land in Mauritius, no bad atmosphere or people staring at you like what the hell are you doing here, you will feel just like home. As long as you respect the population they will make their best to make your holidays unforgettable.
Mauritius in Brief
Official Name: Mauritius Island in Creole Zile Maurice
Capital: Port Louis but for tourism the capital is Grand Bay
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
The beaches are so beautiful and calm with white sandy beaches and turquoise water most of them are suitable for bathing. Mauritius is also the perfect destination for family trips children can swim alongside with their parent on most of the beaches around the island but be careful its also depend on where you are located like if you are in the south, the beaches are a little bit rough, in the west its windy and you can have some big waves from time to time and finally the most popular beaches are in the North like Trou aux Biches, Pereybere or Mont Choisy they all offer a lot of sea activities parasailing, scuba diving and jet ski and you can also see some beautiful natural attractions like swimming with dolphins the Crystal rock etc...The most important thing is that the Island is surrounded by a beautiful coral reef that protect the swimmers from Sharks.
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