Considered the ultimate paradise set in the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean, this beauty delivers the finest luxuries and style in a tropical setting awash with vibrancy and colour. From cultural experiences to complete relaxation on a white sand beach, Mauritius radiates charm, offers breathtaking vistas and holds the essence of a Caribbean lifestyle. All year round, families can enjoy outdoor adventure, fun and frolics and plenty of fresh local cuisine, it’s also a much loved location for many a dream wedding or honeymoon. Caribbean partying, lazy nights under stunning sunsets and a taste of history and crafts by day, Mauritius offers a wealth of variety to its guests of any age.
Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius is the central business hub of the island but is also home to the stylish Waterfront where some of the best shopping, dining, and nightlife can be enjoyed. Coupled with Fort Adelaide built by the British in 1835, which now hosts shows, concerts and artists, it’s definitely a place to experience. Awash with Caribbean flare, the North Coast and primarily Grand Baie is also home to restaurants, discos and social nightlife as well as a few charming sights such as Botanical Gardens, the Red Roof Chapel at Cape Malheureux and of course the stunning beaches.
Discover emerald lagoons, village life along the coast, and traditional village shopping, including some fantastic wind sports on the Belle Mare Plage Beach. The naval museum in Mahébourg and Vieux Grand Port hold a lot of the history and heritage and there are the protected coral reefs for avid water enthusiasts. From the rum distillery, saltpans and cultural landscapes that have made the UNESCO World Heritage grade, Mauritius holiday makers will be in their element.
A fairly mild climate throughout the year, Mauritius is perfect for families seeking blissful summers on stunning tropical beaches. The most favourable times to visit are considered to be September to December and April to June. Temperatures are in the 20’s and it’s the ideal time for diving and surfing. Peak summertime here is between the months of November to April where hot and humid is the theme with February temperatures on average 26°C and 29°C on the coast.