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Mauritius is a sparkling small island in the Indian Ocean, located east of Madagascar and southeast of Seychelles. The diversified colours, cultures and tastes, all add up to make Mauritius tourism thoroughly charming and ideal for that memorable holiday.
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Mauritius is located about 2000 kms to the south eastern coast of Africa and lies east of Madagascar. The country covers an area of 2,040 square kilometres.
Religion in Mauritius
About 52 percent of Mauritius population is Hindus, 28.3 percent is Christian, 16.6 percent and 3.1 percent follow other religions.
The currency of Mauritius is Mauritian rupee (MUR).
Where to go in Mauritius
Lagoons of typical tropical sweetness and endless white sandy beaches: Mauritius tourism is a real paradise for all those who want to enjoy the sea or sunbathe. Some of the finest public beaches of Mauritius are Grand Bay, Pereybere, Belle Mare, Blue Bay, Flic en Flac and Le Morne & Tamarin.
Some of the major tourist attractions of Mauritius are Grand Bay, Pereybre, Balaclava Ruins, The Labourdonnais Orchards, The Triolet Shivala, Flacq Market, Dutch Ruins, Ile aux Aigrettes, Mahebourg, Domaine du Chasseur, Souillac, Martello Towers, Chamarel, Salt Pans, Yemen, Casela, and others.
Weather in Mauritius
Mauritius enjoys a typical tropical climate with year-round heat. The summer months are from December to April, when it can be really hot and humid, while winter months from May to November, which are cooler and drier.
The best time to explore beautiful Mauritius tourism is from May to early December.
Language & Communication
English is the official language of Mauritius. However, languages like Creole, French, Hindi and Bhojpuri are also widely spoken.
Travel & Transport in Mauritius
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport at Plaisance is the major gateway for tourists coming from abroad. Air Mauritius is the flag carrier and operates on a number of routes, offering connectivity to local islands and to international destinations in Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe.
WHAT TO DO in Mauritius
Mauritius is a paradise for deep sea fishing. Fishing boats can be hired easily from almost all hotels. Then, the famous deep sea fishing competition, the Marlin World Cup, takes place in December.
Go for a swim at the northern beaches, hike in Black River Gorges National Park, enjoy bird watching in Casela Bird Park, go for a souvenir shopping at Central Market, explore the islands by boat, go diving on the west coast or in the north, or simply walk around the capital city Port Louis to see the amazing colonial architecture. There is simply so much to do in Mauritius, that the place will not disappoint you in any way.
FOOD & DRINK in Mauritius
Whatever is the kind of food, Creole, French, English, Indian, or Chinese, the standards of food are high in Mauritius. Some of the specialities of the place are Venison, Camarons, Octopus, Dholl purri and Gateaux piments (chilli cakes). Popular drinks include Rum, Beer, Alouda (almond-flavoured ice milk drink) and fresh coconut water.