Mauritius is a mere spot of land in the Indian Ocean, just 61 km from north to the south and 47 km from east coast to west. But its reputation as a premier sun-and-fun holiday escape is renowned
, attracting international celebrities, honeymooners, and families to its stunning beaches and fabulous resorts.
The island's year-round sunshine and inviting tropical climate
lures travellers to relax outdoors on sparkling sands, dive undersea to explore coral reefs, encounter rare wildlife in nature parks,
and sample street cuisine in lively marketplaces
. Day-to-night, Mauritius delights its visitors with sweet pineapple and savory samosas, heart-thumping horse races and pulsating sega dancing, bargain shopping and scenic sightseeing.
Mauritius draws nearly a million pleasure-seekers to its luxurious resorts and alluring beaches every year. The island's multi-cultural heritage is wonderfully evident in flavourful cuisine, lively music, and colourful festivals
- truly an idyllic tropical paradise for leisurely relaxation.