Mauritius is a tropical island in the Indian Ocean, ringed by coral reefs, white-sand beaches, and clear blue water. World-class holiday resorts are scattered along the island’s coastline offering fantastic service, wide facilities, endless water sports, and shaded sun loungers by the sea. The island is a favourite for family holidays and honeymooners.

The expected water sports will keep you entertained and island excursions ranging from catamaran cruises, swimming with dolphins to deep-sea fishing. Beyond the beaches, Mauritius offers fascinating nature and wildlife treks and adrenalin-filled activities, including quad bike rides and E-biking.

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Highlights in Mauritius

  • Enjoy a wide variety of water sports
  • World-class accommodation to suit all tastes
  • Visit Port Louis with its lively local markets
  • Play a round of golf by the sea
  • Chamarel Waterfall is well worth leaving the beach for
  • Tasty mix of Indian, Chinese, Creole and French cuisine

Best time to travel

Winter (May to December)

Mauritius enjoys a tropical climate with year-round heat. The summer months from December to April can be very hot and muggy, whereas in winter the heat is more comfortable with balmy days and warm evenings.

During cyclone season (January to March) the winds are at their strongest. These months are best avoided by water-sport enthusiasts and divers.

Travel regions within Mauritius

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