This island is a corner of fascinating paradise, in which the exotic tropical, luxuriant and extravagant landscapes make the Mauritius holidays perfect. The volcanic island of Mauritius has waterfalls, rich forests, beaches with white sands, with palms and coral reefs, is situated at East of Madagascar, with a surface of 1.864 square kilometres is a dream destination for a Mauritius holidays, in modern resorts made with attention to keep the beauty of the island.
Mark Twain said about this island that heaven was made after it, and those who were there can confirm that. Beside the natural beauty, the island has valuable touristic resources through its friendly and multicultural population. You can have the Mauritius holidays in one of the resorts situated on the beach, all over the 330 km coast. An important city of the island with the majority of the population is Curepipe, on the central plateau.
You can also have Mauritius holidays at Port Louis, the island’s capital. Full of character and elegance is situated in a mountainous area at the middle of the island’s West Coast. It is a crowd and noisy city, with crazy traffic. It distinguishes through the multi-faced colonial architecture reflected in its urban architecture: buildings in French style dating from the 18th century, an Anglican cathedral and a Catholic one, a mosque and fortified citadel, Fort Adelaide, from which you can admire a splendid panorama of the city, the harbour and the famous horse races place from Champ de Mars.
Mauritius holidays can be pleasant on ones of the most popular resorts and beaches on the island’s coast: Grand Baie and Flic en Flac. The reaons for a Mauritius holiday here are the sun and the beach but Port Louis offers other attractions like museums and botanical gardens. Chamarel is situated in the island’s South-West, with fascinating geological attraction-The Seven Coloured Earth. Here you can find a big variety of colourful sand with yellow, red, green and blue particles, close to a splendid waterfall offers a wonderful panorama in the middle of luxuriant vegetation.
Mauritius holidays can be spent on the wonderful beaches of this island, close to perfection, with turquoise waters and white fine sands. Ones of the best beaches on the island, on the West Coast, are easy to find from Port Louis. The longest beach of Mauritius is Flic en Flac and has a wonderful lagoon. Grand Baie, at 20 kilometres away of the capital, it is a major touristic centre, with possibilities of practicing the water sports, with many restaurants and shops.
On the North Coast is Pereybere, one of the favourite places on the island when it comes to swimming. Baie de Tamarin it is situated on the Tamarin River, in a wonderful location and its popular for those who love the surfing. Le Morne Brabant is situated at South-West, with coconut trees and beaches. For Mauritius holidays with snorkelling, the Troux aux Biches is ideal, with its full of corals waters.