Republic of Mauritius is a blend of diverse cultures and religions.
Mauritius, a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, will fascinate you. The contrast of colours, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable holiday. Here, you have the opportunity to experience unparalleled luxury: a level of refinement that is head and shoulders above that on offer in other tropical holiday destinations. Here, you will discover the true meaning of ‘beauty’ – a realisation that will compel you to return to Mauritius’ shores time and again.
Situated off the southeast coast of African mainland, Mauritius is nearly 900 km east of the island of Madagascar. This beautiful Mauratius covers an area of nearly 1,864 sq km in Indian Ocean and is covered with some excellent lagoons, coral reefs and golden beaches. Along with Mauritius Island, islands of St. Brandon, Rodrigues and the Agalega Islands are also a part of Republic of Mauritius. There are plenty words that you can use to describe Mauritius as the beauty of the country invariably make its every guest a poet. The crystal clear lagoons and white sandy beaches will give tourists to see the wonders of nature. Also options for many adventure activities like scuba diving, snorkeling and surfing are the major things to do in Mauritius. A big part of this island nation is mountainous thus creating opportunity for trekking and challenging biking.
The culture of Mauritius bears influence of Indian, Chinese and European cultures. You will be amazed to know the number of festivals of different religions that are celebrated in Mauritius.Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius and is situated on the western side of the country. One can see a lot of history of Mauritius through the many historical buildings that are situated here.