Pearl of the Indian Ocean

The Mauritius of today is the result of turbulent and oftentimes dramatic developments which took place over the past few centuries. From an isolated volcanic rock in the middle of the Indian Ocean, pristine and blissfully untouched by human beings for aeons, with lush green foliage overgrowing on its rugged mountains, unique and exotic trees, ferns and flowers blossoming all over its lush valleys; waters cascading and tumbling down its mountain slopes, forming rivers and flowing into turquoise lagoons, where the waves of the Indian Ocean never cease to pound onto white sandy shores, Mauritius has come a long way.

Nature’s beauty is still there; sometimes painfully intense, such as during the colourful sunsets, the deep blue of the ocean, reflecting myriad shades of turquoise, or through the wonderful flowers growing in lush abundance in even the most unexpected places. There is even something beautiful in the fast growing cities and of course within the people who dwell on this unique island; descendants of Dutch, French, Malagasy, African, Indian, European and Chinese settlers; some of whom came of their free will; some dragged in chains and some blown in by the winds of fate. History has been lived many times over again through the songs that have been composed, the poems that have been recited, and the books that have been written.

And now it’s your turn to come and visit the island with many names: the Pearl of the Indian Ocean; the Star and the Key; Paradise Revisited or simply the most wonderful island fulfilling your dream of the perfect holiday: Welcome to Mauritius!

1.2 million

Population

2040 km2

Total Area

Port Louis

Capital

GMT/UTC+4

Time Zone

MAURITIUS ISLAND

Your comprehensive guide to the tropical island of Mauritius, providing essential information whether travelling for business, leisure or to settle in the pearl of the Indian Ocean!

Country Guide

Learn about Mauritius from its landscape and cuisine to the accommodation and activities available

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Travel Facts

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Location

Discover the different regions of Mauritius so you can plan exactly where you want to go

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DISCOVER

Your guide to Mauritius, from its topography, culture, cuisine to climate, including essential travel facts, as well as useful location information, places of interest and activities. Additional information and links to travel sites for Mauritius.

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CONNECT

Find local connections in Mauritius, from tour operators, hotels, businesses, individuals and more, to provide you with important local knowledge you need. Contact details on government institutions or links to business sites.

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DELIGHT

Browse through striking images, view videos and listen to the traditional music of Mauritius. Check what events, festivals and more coincide with your visit. Find articles and blogs on interesting subjects about Mauritius.

Work

If you are taking a business trip, or want to invest, or own an online business in Mauritius; you can find connections, links to local businesses and information on how to start a franchise here

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Find essential information and advice about your Mauritius holiday destination, links to local operators with links to local resources, the best activities, and online booking facilities

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Hotels In Mauritius

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

Take a look at photos, video clips and music from the countries of the Indian Ocean, that give you a glimpse of the accommodation, the landscape and culture of these diverse countries

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Hotels

Locations

Locations

Villas

Villas

Beaches

Beaches

EVENTS

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Concerts

Concerts

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Family Outings

Family Outings

A day out with your loved ones

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Art and Culture

Art and Culture

The art of performance

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