Mauritius is a wonderfully diverse destination, catering for Honeymooners looking for a quiet romantic destination, families wanting to pack in as much sea and fun as possible and incentive groups looking for a range of activities which can be enjoyed all within the comfort of one of the Islands resorts.
Go Island Hopping on a ferry or catamaran ride to many of the islands around Mauritius, including Ile aux Cerfs, Ile aux Aigrettes, Ilot Gabriel, Ile d’Ambre, Ile au Ronde, Ile Benetiers, Ile de deux Cocos, Coin de Mire and Flat island.
Mauritius offers many adrenaline-boosting activities. Explore the lush Domaine de l’Étoile reserve via quad bike or buggy, by horseback, on mountain bike or on foot. Go zip lining or hiking through the rainforest, try canyoning in the waterfalls or take to the water and explore every kind of ocean-based sport available.
Mauritian cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world, with influences from French, Indian, African and Asian kitchens coming together to create its unique flavours.
Experience what’s said to be the largest Hindu pilgrimage outside India, plan a visit during Maha Shivaratri. Each February, around 500,000 people make the pilgrimage on foot to Grand Bassin, a lake near which stands a giant statue of Lord Shiva (Mangal Mahadev).
Markets are a big feature of Mauritian life, selling and vegetable vendors, handicrafts, spice vendors and street-food hawkers.
Planning an event? Sega is an invigorating traditional dance that originated in Africa and is sung in Creole (the native language of Mauritians).
Visit Chamarel is a small village known for its colourful soils, which are marked by vibrant swirls and stripes of red, green, yellow, indigo and violet.