Mauritius

Influenced by cuisine from India, China and France, the food of Mauritius is a fantastic mix of spices, fresh produce and exciting flavours and perfect mix of white sand beaches and azure blue waters.

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Destination in detail

Ideal for a sunny beach holiday Mauritius has so much more to offer than white sandy beaches and tropical island life. Situated in a perfect location for a twin centre destination with the neighbouring island of Reunion, Mauritius offers dramatic natural beauty, a melting pot of different cuisine, cultures and attentive service all in the heart of the Indian Ocean. Bois Cheri offers the unique accommodation that is the Bubble Lodge whereas the likes of Trou aux Biches is a small town that has it's own public beach that lies on the Northern coast of Mauritius. According to the World Travel Group this is home to one of the most beautiful beaches on the island! Trou aux Biches was formerly a fishing village in the 19th century but has evolved into a perfect tourist hotspot with boutique shops, great accommodation and not forgetting the snorkelling reefs and beautiful scenery. No matter where you travel on the island you are sure to enjoy every minute!

Capital

Port Louis

Currency

Mauritian Rupee

Language

Creole, French, English

Best time to visit

All year round

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Why choose us

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Tailor-made Design

Our expert Travel Designers have first-hand knowledge of all of our destinations and can create bespoke itineraries to suit your every taste and requirement whilst providing personal tips and advice for your once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience.

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Authentic Experiences

Whether you choose to learn all about the Sami lifestyle in the Arctic Circle or head into the rainforests of Costa Rica to see the native wildlife you are guaranteed to have a real, honest experience with hand-picked suppliers and guides. They will bring these experiences to life with genuine passion to fully immerse you in your chosen destination.

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Responsible Travel

Ensuring that we are looking after our planet is at the top of our priority list. Partnering with key players in conservation such as WDC (Whale and Dolphin Conservation) means that our holidays are always giving back too.

Travel Facts

Learn more about flights, climate and geography for this destination.

Getting There
There are plenty of flight options to Mauritius all year round from a variety of different carriers. The island of Mauritius and its neighbour island, Reunion, is serviced very will with some direct flight options as well as stopovers along the way.

Climate
Mauritius offers a tropical climate all year round and is a ideal destination for an all year round stay, whether you enjoy winter sun, a relaxing summer holiday or a more adventurous stay by venturing inland where you will discover virgin tropical rainforests, cascading waterfalls, botanical gardens and steep-rising lush mountains.

Geography
The island of Mauritius is 61km long and at it’s widest point is approximately 46km wide. There is a central plateau (600m above sea level) and the coastline is entirely protected by coral reefs. There are plenty of mountains in a broken ring of mountain ranges encircling a flat area which slopes in the North to the South-west. There are shallow lagoons, rich with white coral sand beaches and dunes, rivers and streams which flow between land created by new and old lava flows and a 2 natural lakes formed within volcanic craters.

Essential Experiences

  • Take to the trails on a private hiking tour
  • Full day private boat to discover the islands off the shore of Mauritius
  • Join a private star-gazing session with an Astronomer or even stay and gaze at the night sky from the bubble hotel
  • Take in the taste of a street food tour
  • Take to the sky in a helicopter and glide over the islands waterfalls
  • Attend one of the many religious ceremonies such as Walk on Fire festival

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