This Island is located 1100 miles east of the African coast, the island is volcanic in nature, scenically captivating and spiced with a potpourri of Creole, Indian; Chinese and French cultures.
The historic capital, Port Louis, still retains much of its charm, with many interesting landmarks and a bustling marketplace offering a good variety of exotic spices, leather goods and souvenirs. The north coast of the Island is particularly popular, with superb year-round weather and the delightful and elegant seaside resort town of Grand Baie. A popular day visit is to the breathtaking botanical Pamplemousses Gardens, a haven of many indigenous plants including giant water lilies, ancient trees and shrubs and giant tortoises.
Mauritius' greatest assets are the beautiful white, sandy beaches, naturally protected by a coral reef that encircles almost the entire island. The clear, calm waters off the coast offer ideal conditions for a variety of water sports including scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing. Outside the reef are prolific deep seas fishing areas, particularly off Le Morne where the Marlin breeding grounds yield record trophies annually. To enhance the African experience, To Africa Tours & Safaris offers a variety of fine resort hotels and well-organized activities offering the physically active many fascinating discoveries and a tantalizing way of life that begs investigation.
Like Seychelles, Mauritius makes a perfect combination with safaris to Southern Africa or for a romantic holiday, honeymoons or a remote, 'get away from it all' experience and can also be a perfect family vacation.
Accommodation ranges from small family-run guesthouses and hotels to international 5-star resorts to private islands and villas. These sample itineraries aim to show some of the very different holidays you could enjoy in Mauritius.
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MAURITIUS SAMPLE ITINERARY
Mauritius, a melting pot where past and present are smoothly blended together, offers an essential beauty that will compel to return to its shores time and time again. The Island means everything to a lot of people - it’s a quick getaway for the stressed out couple, a family holiday of a lifetime, a honeymoon or any milestone anniversary.
One of the main sights of Mauritius is the market with the fruits and vegetables piled up artistically. Just opposite is the bazaar where you can purchase souvenirs and spices at favorable prices. The small museum of natural history, the Jummah Mosque, the Cathedral Saint Louis, the race course Champs de Mars; Caudan Waterfront with its restaurants, shops, cinemas und bars: mainly on weekends the new meeting point for Mauritians and tourists.
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