Mauritius Holidays & Travel Facts

Mauritius is fringed with extensive coral reefs and powder soft white sands shaded by coconut palms and smiled upon by a canopy of blue sky and golden sunshine. It is a glorious wedding and honeymoon destination and resorts are well catered for these special occasions.

  • Mauritus beach palm trees
  • Mautitus sea mountain
  • St Geran beach
  • Beau Rivage beach
  • Palmer beach

Overview for Mauritius

Mauritius is an exotic island in the Indian Ocean some 6000 km west of Perth, and lies just north of the Tropic of Capricorn. The cosmopolitan blend of French, British, Indian, Chinese and Creole cultures creates an island of rich diversity in culture.

Its cuisine is influenced by the culinary traditions of three continents and enhanced by the island’s tropical fruit, vegetables and seafood. Its unique reputation has been built upon the welcoming nature of its friendly people. Apart from the beautiful beaches and your resort water sports and activities, Mauritius can offer a number of sightseeing opportunities, which delve into the country’s interesting history, unique mix of cultures, mouth watering cuisine and scenic beauty.

Best Time to Travel

The climate in Mauritius, Seychelles and Mozambique is similar, with coastal temperatures rarely dropping below 20º in winter and reaching 33º – 36º in summer. The islands are influenced by the trade winds and hence bring some rain during December to March.