Marvelous and Magical Mauritius!
In the middle of the Indian Ocean sits a jewel of nature's perfection. This tropical island paradise is replete with virgin beaches embedded by coral reefs, translucent sea lagoons and lovely landscapes. This is the perfect Holiday destination of Sun, Sea, Sightseeing and Shopping!
This is a real value for money destination. Unlimited free usage of land and water sport facilities in the hotels is just one of the many advantages of visiting this premier and captivating location. The spectrum of colours, cultures, costumes, languages and gastronomic delicacies are bound to stimulate the senses and soul of any traveller. Among the countless exciting places of interest is Port Louis with its busy port, spicy market, historical buildings and various places of worship all offering a foretaste to its rich diversity.
Discover the extinct volcanic crater of Trou aux Cerfs, the panoramic view takes in the plateau towns and the mountains. In the district of Black River are coloured dunes of volcanic ash displayed in an orderly pattern of 7 colours, the results of natural weathering.
The Undersea Walk is simply a must for those who want to experience the intense pleasure of a stroll under the sea!
At the Domaine Les Pailles there is a unique site where the traditional Mauritius way of life can be observed as it used to be. Discover the ancestral way of making sugar and rum from sugarcane syrup Excursions are organised on the site on horseback, horse-driven carriage and train.
The Ile Aux Cerfs is located off the east coast, a short boat trip from the mainland, it has the finest beaches imaginable. An ideal place to surrender yourself to the tropical witchery of the island. There are two restaurants to indulge your taste for the local cuisine.
The Mauritius Scuba Diving Association consists of about 30 diving centres located in most of the large hotels along the coast. Marvellous coral gardens are found at the depth of 15 meters and are home to over 1,000 different species of fish.
To leave Mauritius without trying one's hand at big game fishing is to miss out an exciting experience. Mauritius waters abound with large varieties of fish: black and blue marlins, dorado’s, all types of shark, sailfish, yellow-fin tunas, wahoos, barracudas and bonitos among others.
The Domaine du Chasseur is 3000 acres of lush tropical forest inhabited by hundreds of Javanese stags, wild boars, monkeys and thousands of birds, among which is the nearly extinct Mauritius kestrel. This enchanting place is a must for hunters and nature lovers.
The Pamplemouses Royal Botanical Gardens is a 15 minute drive from the bustle of Port Louis, and it houses an astonishing array of rare indigenous flora as well as small deer and some giant Aldabra tortoises from Seychelles, where they are an endangered species.
Don't miss the Grand Baie which offers intimate art galleries and a wide variety of boutique clothing and fascinating souvenir shops.