Reef-protected beaches make this a paradise for water lovers - swim, sail, snorkel in complete safety and for the more energetic water-ski or wakeboard on the smooth and endless turquoise ocean.

Mauritius calm waters are virtually guaranteed year round. Miles of soft, white, sandy beaches beautifully kept...dotted with sun loungers and world renowned golf courses make this the perfect destination .Golf on the island is now a serious affair with at least 10 courses which stack up well on the international scene.

Mauritius is blessed with a warm and pleasant climate.....for most of the year it is sunny in the high twenties Celsius...with the odd drop of rain in the afternoon. It’s not scorching hot and never too humid - only very pleasant in every way. With one of the highest concentration of five star hotels on the planet - Mauritian hospitality and service excellence is the stuff of legend. There is plenty of choice in terms of accommodation and they offer the highest class of leisure facilities. What more could you wish for? Well... the top hotels pride themselves on international cuisine with grand variety and creativity. And no hotel on the island will be complete without a luxurious Spa - so if its fitness or pampering you’re after, you’ve come to the right place.

Fast facts

  • The capital is Port Louis
  • English is the official language with French and Creole widely spoken
  • Mauritius, Rodrigues, and Réunion just southwest, form part of the Mascarene Islands of the Indian Ocean
  • The coat of arms features the now-extinct Dodo bird
  • Independence granted by Britain in 1968 and it became a Republic in 1992
  • These are the safest beaches anywhere in the world

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