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Reasons for exploring the beaches of Mauritius
Striking Natural Beauty
Mauritius is a magnificent island nation located east of Madagascar in Africa and is often referred to as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. It is one of the top destinations on the beach and one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world with over 300 km of coastline. In the Indian Ocean, this small island paradise, apart from its beaches, has so much for the travelers that it combines various cultures, tropical weather, luxurious resorts, varied cuisine, coral reefs, and of course, scenic beauty. These are the nine reasons for your next trip to Mauritius.
Besides the sea, Mauritius, which until 1968 was inhabited by the Dutch, French and British, is also known all around the world for its fascinating history. There are still many battles in the history of this island country and traces of those battles are still kept alive in various museums and tourist sites. In Port Louis, many objects belonged to the British and French. The Blue Penny Museum was a must in Mauritius Tour Packages. Mauritius now has two sites: Le Morne Brabant and Appravasi-Ghat, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Appravasi ghat is the immigration depot where first workers from India, East Africa, Chinese, and South East Asia landed, and the Maruno slaves escaped due to the hard treatment of their masters. Some famous historic sights such as the Government House, Fort Adelaide, Mars, ruins of Balaclava, European ruins, and Dutch ruins can also be visited.
Mauritius is a religiously diverse country and Mauritius does not have an official religion. The people of the island are indigenous, French, Creole, and Chinese descendants and despite their diverse backgrounds, live in peace and harmony. This cultural diversity is one of the main attractions on this island where the various festivals and the beauty of sharing can be discovered. Port Louis, the island’s capital, is rich in culture and is common here in the same street to find religious monuments of different ethics. The most popular festivals celebrated in Mauritius are the Lunar New Year, Maha Shivaratri, the Mauritian National Day, Crossroads of the Flavors, Eid-Ul-Fitr, and Kiteival. Mauritanian cuisine is one of the world’s most diverse and has a unique aroma creating influences from French, Indian, African, Chinese, and Creole kitchens.
Mauritius is the island’s nation where you will have plenty of entertaining activities all day long. Surrounded by crystalline water, Mauritius offers the largest range of activities, such as kayaking, windsurfing, kite surfing, paddle boarding, sailing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. For non-water lovers, Mauritius also offers several adventure activities, like golfing on the 4th oldest golf course in the world and exploring the island by bike or buggy, riding, mountain biking, or on foot. During your Mauritius tour, you can go on foot or hike through the rainforest or try canyons on the waterfalls.
Due to the ideal geographic position, Mauritius offers a warm and pleasant climate throughout the year. Mauritius is a year-round destination for travelers who want to enjoy the sun and relax on the beach with its pristine beaches, panoramic sunsets, warm, pleasant nights, and palm trees on the boat. The season is from October to April for two seasons, and from May to September in winter. In February the warmest weather happens, while in July the coolest temperatures tend to hit.
Breathtaking Underwater Life
Mauritius’ underwater world is beautiful with hundreds of colorful fish, coral reefs, and other marine lives. The island’s coastline contains about 4000 species of fish and shellfish. The Mauritius Marine Conservation Society protects many of the reefs and the surroundings of the island. The best places to experience the rich underwater life of Mauritius are Belle Mare, Grand Bay, Blue Bay, Flic en Flac, Trou aux Biches, and Île aux Cerfs. There are different options for discovering the marine world from Glass Bottom boat trips to the Underwater Submarine and Underwater Sea walks to snorkeling and diving.
Blissful Luxury & Budget-friendly Accommodation
Mauritius offers world-class resorts at very competitive prices with an affordable standard of living. These resorts attract honeymooners because of their endless pools on the shore, high-quality spas, and private transfers by helicopter. Besides, hundreds of resorts and accommodation options can easily accommodate every kind of budget from three-star properties to beautiful locations in Airbnb. Vacation deals and deals are offered all year round, especially during the summer months where you can choose between a wide selection of water sports, as most hotels are built on the coast.