a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian ocean! The colours, tastes and cultures of the island are blended perfectly with the rousing beat of séga music...
POINTS OF INTEREST
Boat trip to Ile aux Cerfs | Culinary mix of Indian, French, Creole, African & Chinese influences | Markets & shopping at Port Louis | Nightlife at Grand Bay | Pamplemousse gardens | Pristine beaches | Saturday horse races at Champ de Mars racetrack | Seven colours of earth at Chamarel Waterfalls | Snorkelling & Surfing.
Visas are not required for people with EEC or American passports.
By Air: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU), ± 48 km from Port Louis.
By Sea: There is a dock at Port Louis. A popular cruise is the MSC Musica.
Language & Currency
Language: French & English widely accepted as the official languages. Others include Mauritian Creole, Mandarin & Hindi.
Currency: Mauritian Rupee (MUR) is divided into 100 cents.
Mauritius offers a tropical climate with temperatures averaging around 30⁰C year-round. Cyclones and high rains tend to blow between November - April.
Travel Tip: The water is warmest from November - May.