Something fascinating and exciting awaits you in Mauritius! No doubt about it. A volcanic island nation known for its beautiful beaches, extensive lagoons, impressive reefs, and mountainous interior, it offers an interesting mix of everything in one slice of paradise. This tropical Holiday travel destination offers a contrast of culture and colours that seamlessly create one charming scene of fabulous sightseeing & activities. But the real highlight is the dodo bird that has been extinct for more than three centuries, but which remains is found in the Natural History Museum in Mauritius.
With a tropical climate for most part of the year, planning your vacation to Mauritius don't need to be limited by the season. What is even better is that you will have a range of holiday packages to choose from.
Places to visit in Mauritius
Where should you go during your holiday in Mauritius? The question should be where you should go first given that the island has some fantastic sightseeing destinations. One of the most popular is the capital, Port Louis. Located on the North West coast, it is as metropolitan and cosmopolitan as it can get, but with the view of the beach and the mountains you can see without trying too hard. If you're on top of a building, that is.
On the north is where some of the best beaches can be found, complete with world-class accommodation, restaurants, water sports facilities, and shopping and entertainment hub. Suffice to say that it is a holidaymaker's paradise within a tropical paradise.
Other sightseeing destinations to visit include the south and south east, the east, inland and centre, and the west and southwest.
Things to Do in Mauritius
The best way to experience Mauritius is to indulge in a wide range of sightseeing & activities. The good news is there is no shortage of things to do and enjoy when in this "island of beauty and charm". There is something for everyone, whether you're on your honeymoon trip, with the entire family and kids, or just with the love of your life.
Making the most of your time on the beach swimming, diving or just soaking up the sun often always make it to the list of things to do when in this island. You can then raise the excitement level by indulging in a wide range of water sports, and going sailing and sea excursions.
If you want to take a break from the sand and sea, you can try some of the land-based sports on offer, from golf to abseiling, and everything else in between.
Now for a relaxing culmination of your day, pamper yourself to a world-class spa and wellness treatment. With plenty of things to do, there will never be dull moment when in Mauritius.
Top attractions in Mauritius
- Balaclava ruins in the northern zone refer to all that is left of the old Balaclava estate, along with the sea walls and the many tortoises in the area.
- The Waterpark Leisure Village in the east features giant sliding chutes that everyone can enjoy. Make sure to visit it during your vacation for a pleasurable experience.
- Dutch Ruins in the southeast will take you back in time of the oldest settlement in Mauritius. See the ruins of the first Dutch fortifications and excavation sites that are believed to uncover a vital part of the history of the island.
Mauritius holiday packages
There are plenty more to see, but it would be fantastic to see and experience with your own eyes. Check out all Mauritius holiday packages offered by La Vacanza Travel.