Mauritius Travel Guide

Mauritius Travel Guide

Mauritius, a beautiful island off the southeastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean is comprised of Rodrigues, Mauritius Island, and few outer islands. Mauritius is a dream vacation destination with mesmerizing landscape with amazing white sand beaches, stunning blue water, mountains, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, luxury hotels, and so much more.

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Port Louis - the capital and largest city, is one of the first places to visit in Mauritius. Its picturesque central market from where you can shop domestically made products, artifacts, and souvenirs, and the famous Port Louis Theatre i.e. the best places to witness the wonderful culture and traditions of this island; makes this colonial city one of the best things to do in Mauritius. Moreover, In Port Louis, the Caudan Waterfront is a meeting place for locals and lovers alike. The attractions of the waterfront include a Kiddy land, the Blue Penny Museum, the Stamp Museum, and the Mauritius Natural History Museum. Waterfront also offers rows of intriguing shops, awesome restaurants, and incredible street entertainers.

Mauritius is famous for the Marlin World Cup of fishing that is held every year in February-March. Because of some huge species of sharks, bonito, & tuna; one of the recommendations to do while staying at Mauritius is to try deep-sea fishing. The incredible activity offers huge fish in the surrounding sea as well as an ultimate Mauritius sightseeing experience. 

In the southern part of Mauritius is the islet made of an old coral reef partially covered by sand and soil famously known as the Ile aux Aigrettes. The place has an international recognition due to the diversity of plants here is found nowhere else in the world. Other than plants, visitors will fascinate them with some of the world’s rarest birds like the kestrel, pink pigeon, etc. 

For amazing nightlife and to experience great restaurants, bars and discos head to Grand Bay. The bustling nightlife fascinates the tourist and also provides opportunities for shopping & to relax and enjoy La Cuvette beach.

Blue Bay is probably the most popular places to visit in Mauritius because of its famous Marine Park, magnificent beaches, and crystal-clear waters. It is one of the best places for a day sunbathing, scuba diving, snorkeling, sea surfing, sailing or any other water sport once you can ever desire off.

Mauritius is a small island but there is so much to do here. Tourists come here and they don’t want to go back. Other attractions include Aapravasi Ghat and Le Morne Cultural Landscape - two most magnificent and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Champs de Mars - a popular Mauritius attraction with one of the world’s oldest horse racing tracks, Pamplemousses - a botanical gardens and wonderful sightseeing, and Casela Wildlife Park – a natural sanctuary with more than 140 bird species along with tortoises, deer, lions, tigers, and monkeys. 

All in all, Mauritius is one of the most amazing countries you will ever see.No matter what your interests are, you will find it here, all while having the most relaxing vacation you could imagine!