Top 10 reasons to visit Mauritius
Mauritius is a fascinating slice of paradise, symbolising tropical luxury and astounding lavishness. While many destinations famed for turquoise blue seas, white sandy beaches and luxury hotels, offer little to do besides sunbathing and swimming, it’s often hard to know what to do next in Mauritius.
The island is filled with historic sights and cultural diversity, and its biggest asset, the warm and welcoming local people.
Add to this the joys of Chinese, Indian, French and African food and wine and the infectous séga music and party spirit of the locals, and Mauritius fast becomes a compelling destination to return to time and time again.
Our well travelled Holidays team have put together a list of the top ten reasons that make Mauritius a great value holiday destination for anybody.
You can fly directly to Mauritius from Sydney, Melbourne and Perth with Air Mauritius.
Most resorts will do an “all inclusive” package inclusive of meals and drinks by the pool, so you pay upfront now, and don’t worry about costs whist you are away.
Ideal for honeymooners and families alike
Mauritius has a lot to offer for honeymooners with its luxurious island resort accommodation, amazing culture, food, wine and pristine white sand beaches. But families will also find a number of great value accommodation options as well as heaps of water and land based activities to keep the kids entertained.
Not your average holiday
Mauritius is not your typical beach holiday, and usually not the first choice for Australians, having beach destinations such as Fiji and Bali on our doorstep. Don’t follow the crowd, go somewhere unique, where your friends haven’t already been.
Mauritius is well known as a beautiful sun lover beach destination, but what you may not know is that you can also walk with the lions or quad bike with the zebras for a bit of adventure.
The main languages spoken in Mauritius are French and English. While most television programs will be broadcast in French, English is the official language, making it easy to get by whilst on holiday.
Whilst you may not run into a lot of Australians in Mauritius, you will meet many holiday makers from Europe and South Africa.
Mauritius offers a great variety of international cuisine, especially seafood. With a history of people coming from India, Africa, France and China, the local cuisine is a melting pot of food styles.
Mauritius offers a great selection of wines from France and South Africa, and the cocktails from the locally made Rhum (no this is not a spelling error) are to die for.
Amazing accommodation options
Mauritius offers a number of unique and luxurious hotels and resorts. One in particular which is attracting a lot of attention worldwide is the brand new Long Beach resort. Rated by the Sunday Times Travel magazine as one of the 100 best hotels in the world this modern new hotel on Mauritius' east coast is fast becoming the most popular.
If you would like to learn more about Mauritius for your next holiday, please email the team at email@example.com, or give us a call on 1300 116 874.