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All About Mauritius

One of the most popular places for visitors from all over the world, it enchants tourists and compels tourists to travel with its amazing beauty and serenity. Tourists from round the world travel to Mauritius to spectacle its gorgeous beauty.

Mauritius is a magnificent, world-in-one-island slice of heaven. Its very name of conjures up images of tropical luxury and stupendous extravagance. While in many destinations famed for cobalt-blue seas, white sandy beaches and luxurious hotels, you may eventually find yourself wishing for something to do besides sunbathing and swimming, it's often hard to know what to do next in Mauritius. The island is loaded with amazing historic sights, cultural diversity, geographic variation and almost limitless activities to distract you from the daily grind of beach and pool.


Local Actions and Attractions

Just take a walk around the capital, Port Louis, to see fine colonial architecture such as Government House atop the palm-lined Place d'Armes. Explore one of the world's rarest stamps at the Blue Penny Museum or gawk at dodo skeletons in the Natural History Museum.

Stroll around spectacular Pamplemousses Gardens, the third oldest botanical gardens in the world, created in the 18th century. Its international collection of plants includes giant Amazon lilies and the talipot palm, which flowers once every 60 years, then dies.

You may want to visit Mauritius Aquarium in the north, populated by 200 species of fish, invertebrates, live coral and sponges originating from the waters around the island. It also has a touch pool for children.

Follow the awesome pilgrimage route to Grand Bassin, a natural crater lake and sacred Hindu site up on Plaine Champagne.

Snorkel or take a glass bottom boat out to see colourful fish and terrific corals in Blue Bay, Mauritius' only marine park.

Or head to the untamed south coast to see unordinary rock formations such as the blowhole at Le Souffleur, a natural rock bridge at Pont Naturel and at the wild clifftop of Gris Gris, near Souillac, a rock shaped like a witch.

Head to Grand Baie, for watersports such as parasailing, an underwater walk, submarine and semi-submersible scooters, or to La Cuvette, a long silky beach with clear water between Grand Baie and Cap Malheureux, for sailing, windsurfing and waterskiing.

It‘s a perfect place for your holidays, either you need a relaxation for your tired soul or breathtaking action.