Mauritius: What to Expect.

31 October 2012

   

Nestled in the Indian Ocean, the French island of Mauritius has long been one of South Africa’s popular holiday destinations and for good reason. With its stunning beaches, crystal clear water and unique culture, a Mauritius vacation package will leave you relaxed and revitalized.

 

Mauritius

Mauritius Sunset

Mauritius offers a variety of beautiful resort accommodations catering to everybody from families on school holidays to honeymooners. Spend your days, snorkelling the coral reefs, kayaking, sailing or relaxing poolside with a good book. With resorts including many of these activities as part of your stay, you won’t have to worry about opening your wallet.Explore the island and take in its exquisite and unique scenery.

 

Hike through lush landscapes in Black River Gorges National Park in the South and discover the natural beauty of Grand Bassin lake.  Head North to Chateau Labourdonnais Orchard.   There you can bike through rows of tropical fruit trees and cool off with freshly squeezed exotic juices.  Or, chill out on stretches of white sand beaches in Blue Bay in the South East – one of the islands most popular bathing spots.  If you have time, visit the secluded Ile aux Cerfs.  A paradise for water sports, this tiny island off the Eastern coast boasts postcard worthy stretches of sand and sparkling turquoise waters.

 

Mauritius Beach

Mauritius Beach

For those looking for a day or night out on the town, then Port Louis offers a truly cosmopolitan experience.  As the islands capital and largest city, Port Louis boasts everything from world class shopping to a vibrant night-life. With textile manufacturing being a top industry in Mauritius, you can shop for name brands like Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren here for a great price.

Experience an amazing array of culinary flavours at one of the cities many restaurants.

Boasting Creole, Indian, Chinese and European fare, you can easily find flavours to satisfy anyone’s palette. Be sure to try a pint of locally brewed Phoenix beer while you’re at it.  For a fun filled night out, mix with the locals at one of the areas popular discos.

 

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