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Today, whenever one thinks about a sun kissed, breezy and colourful destination with miles and miles of a blue sea, it’s Mauritius. Clear blue sky, pristine waters, burst of colours underwater, gorgeous ladies performing the Sega on pristine beaches, plates filled with exotic cuisines and people having a whale of a time, Mauritius means maximum fun.
Today, whenever one thinks about a sun kissed, breezy and colourful destination with miles and miles of a blue sea, it’s Mauritius. Clear blue sky, pristine waters, burst of colours underwater, gorgeous ladies performing the Sega on pristine beaches, plates filled with exotic cuisines and people having a whale of a time, Mauritius means maximum fun. Snorkelling in the crystal clear waters around the island, going on an underwater submarine ride, playing golf at a stunning beach-side course or shopping at the malls in the capital city, Mauritius promises something for everyone.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Mauritius enjoys a relatively mild climate. Although temperatures are rather moderate throughout the year with occasional rainfall, the most pleasant times to visit the island are between the months of April and June and between September and December. Summer: November to April. The weather is hot and humid during these months, with peaks in temperatures occurring in the months of December, January and February. Rainfall is abundant, especially on the central plateau. The highest rainfall normally occurs in the months of February and March. This is the best time for scuba diving – especially December through to March – and for deep-sea fishing. Winter: May to October. The temperature is cooler during this season. The lowest temperatures are felt in August (20°C on the coast). This is the best season for surfing (June to August).
Holidays@Leisure recommends..... “must see” places in Mauritius.
SSR Botanical Garden. Visit to Port-Louis is incomplete without a visit the SSR Botanical Garden, commonly known as Pamplemousses Garden. Blue Penny Museum. If you want to learn all about what makes Mauritius so endearing, then the Blue Penny Museum in Port-Louis is inevitable. Trou aux Cerfs crater. Not to be missed is a visit to the Trou aux Cerfs crater, near Curepipe. Voiliers de L’ Ocean. Visit Voiliers de L’ Ocean where roughly 200 model ships are produced per month Chamarel popular. Visit Chamarel popular for its 7 coloured sand. Rhumerie de Chamarel. Lovers of Rum should not miss a visit to Rhumerie de Chamarel. Naval Museum. A visit to the Naval Museum in Mahebourg reveals the richness of the historical past of the village. Mauritius Safari Adventures and Casela Nature and Leisure Park. Experience the thrill of walking with the lions, in their natural habitat with perfect safety at Mauritius Safari Adventures and Casela Nature and Leisure Park. Dolphin Watch safari. Go on a Dolphin Watch safari in the Tamarin Islands & Explore and have a closer look at the underwater world during your ride on a sub scooter. Experience the vibrant night life of Mauritius. From gambling at the casinos to dancing the Sega way, the choice is many and varied. Go sky diving. Experience the adrenaline rush like none other while diving from 10,000 ft. above the planet Earth. Go shopping for some great bargains and hot deals while in Mauritius. Being a duty free port, shopping here is a must on every traveler's list.