Located in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a beautiful island, boasting tropical beaches such as Belle Mare, crystal clear waters and swaying palm trees. If you’re a water lover, then don’t waste any time to book flights to this island getaway. Its coastline, is full of stunning coral reefs and exotic marine life perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving. Whereas inland, the island is made up of lush rainforests and beautiful mountains, which are great places to hike and explore the island of Mauritius.
Get lost in the beautiful historical town of Port Louis, with small markets and stalls selling a variety of gifts and and souvenirs. Alternatively visit the lively party town of Grand Bale, great for hip and funky restaurants, cafes and bars.
Currency: Mauritian rupee (MUR) Click here for currency conversion rates.
Language: English and French.
Good to know: The best swimming beaches are in the north; the western beaches around Tamarin are best for surfing.
Capital: Port Louis.
Visa: Most nationalities do not need a visa to enter, however click here for full information.
Climate: Mauritius has a tropical climate, being warm all year round, however November to April is summer and gets very humid, whereas June to October is cooler and drier.
Power Adaptors: 2/3 pin plug – Type C or G (Click here for full information).
Global Peace Index: Rank 23rd of 163.
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