Mauritius is an small island nation in the Indian Ocean. East of Madagascar, NorthEast of Reunion and southeast of the Seychelles. Mauritius is mostly appreciated by tourists for its natural beauty and man-made attractions, multi-ethnic and cultural diversity, tropical climate, beautiful beaches and water sports.
Grand Bay. It was the first area of the island to fully experience the tourist boom. A shopping and leisure paradise, Grand Bay is also where Mauritians go when they want a fun-filled night out restaurants, bars and discos. Pereybere. Also popular because of its shopping facilities, restaurants and pubs.
Triolet Shivala The longest village on the island, Triolet give an opportunity to visit the biggest Hindu temple, “The Maheswarnath” in honour of the Gods Shiva, Krishna, Vishnu, Muruga, Brahma and Ganesha.
Blue Penny Museum. A modern museum dedicated to the history of Mauritius and the famous legend of Paul and Virginia. The museum is also the owner of the two most famous stamps of the world. The museum is open from 10:00 to 4:30 from Monday to Tuesday, closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Ile aux Cerfs. A paradise for water sports and has one of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius. You cannot afford to miss this tiny island, The eastern part of the island is known for its long sand bank beaches. Blue Bay Bluest water and most amazing white sand beaches you will ever see… Take the trip across the island from Port Louis and see what this quiet place has to offer.Glass bottom boats are an excellent outing. Part of Blue Bay has been designated a Marine Park,
Cities and tourist hubs
- Port Louis— capital of Mauritius
- Beau Bassin/Rose-Hill
- Quatre Bornes
- Domaine du Chasseur Nature Preserve
- Pereybère—A small coastal resort in the north
- Macabée Bel Ombre Nature Preserve
- Rodrigues— a separate island 500 kilometers east of Mauritius, but in its political control
- Trou d’Eau Douce— Located on the East, Visitors may easily visit L’Ile aux Cerf from there