Mauritius

Mauritius: Hotels and spas

With the 50th anniversary of independence in 2018, many of Mauritius’ luxury hotels have undergone extensive refurbishments and include luxury spa facilities. We review a number of the options here. The breadth of treatments and therapies available reflect the mosaic of cultures that have influenced the island over the years. LUX* Grand Gaube A pioneering vision Continue Reading

Mauritius: Culture and Cuisine

The Mauritian gourmet experience reflects the country’s rich fusion of Indian, French, Creole and Chinese influences, offering an eclectic mix of flavours. Heading out to experience the local entertainment is a must to gain an understanding of this special country and its people. One of the treasures of Mauritius is its street food and Port Continue Reading

Mauritius: Festivals

Mauritius spans the cultural spectrum in terms of religion, with Christians, Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists co-existing harmoniously. This melting pot lends itself to a diverse experience for the traveller, who can witness centuries of beliefs and traditions at the various festivals throughout the year.   Chinese New Year Mauritian Chinese celebrate the new year in Continue Reading

Mauritius: Family Holidays

With year-round sunshine, clean and safe seas and plenty to explore, Mauritius has become hugely popular with families and children of all ages. Overnight flights with only three to four hours’ time difference means minimal jetlag and all-inclusive luxury resorts make family travel stress-free. The island’s world-class choice of hotels and fabulous beaches will keep Continue Reading

Mauritius: An opportunity for adventure

A world biodiversity hotspot known for its natural beauty and for being the home of the dodo, Mauritius is on a crusade to reduce its eco-footprint while driving up visitor numbers. Volcanic mountains, savannah-style plains and pockets of ancient forest with endemic plants and wildlife offer plenty of opportunity for green adventure, from birding, quad-biking Continue Reading

Mauritius: Not just a beach destination

Mauritius is more than just a beach destination, it hosts a plethora of water and adventure activities for all fitness and ability levels, which can be easily arranged through the resorts, or by visiting the main tourist hubs on the island. Domaine de Rambouillet (tourism-mauritius.mu) is the latest eco-park to open, offering quad biking, mountain Continue Reading

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