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Could Mauritius be the Perfect Destination for your Next Holiday?

Why not Mauritius?

Mauritius is an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa that is a filled with fabulous accommodation options, beautiful beaches, and plenty of exciting activities to do. Getting around the island is easy and you can take buses, hire taxis or rent a car. Going on holiday to Mauritius is perfect for travellers who are looking for a quiet, peaceful, laid back holiday.

Shopping
Mauritius is a great destination for shopping and you can purchase many different things. Visit the Mauritius Glass Gallery where you can watch traditional glass blowing and pick up different kinds of beautifully crafted glass. Head to the Chinese shops in Port-Louis to pick up Chinese herbs, medicines, and items imported from China.

Visit the town of Floreal where you will find beautiful model ships and boats, a diamond cutting workshop, and a wool factory. The town of Phoenix has a great mall that has brand name clothing and many other great items for sale. The town is also known for its beer so treat yourself to a cold one after a long day of shopping.

Nature
Mauritius has stunning scenery with beautiful beaches, waterfalls and mountains. Take a trip to Grand Bale which is known for its beautiful unspoilt beaches. Visit the Chamarel to experience the thrill of hiking up volcanic mountains. Head over to Mahébourg which is a great area for snorkelling and fishing. Visit the village of Tamarin where you can join a dolphin watching excursion.

Trekking
Mauritius is known for its natural beauty. It has volcanic mountains, stunning waterfalls and beautiful flora. The Black River Gorges National Park, Yemen – Safari and Bird Park, Domaine des Chasseurs and Gerald Durrell Endemic Wildlife Sanctuary are the most popular locations for trekking.

Water Sports
There are lots of water activities that you can take advantage of in Mauritius. You can go parasailing, cave sea kayaking, water skiing, windsurfing, deep sea fishing, snorkelling, and scuba diving. You can also take a ride underwater on a submarine, join an underwater sea walk and ride an underwater scooter.

Excellent Golf
Mauritius has a long history of Golf. Golf was initially introduced to the island in 1902 and has continued since then. You can play golf with stunning views of the natural surroundings. You can go on a golf holiday as there are several providers that arrange everything necessary for you to have a great time. You will find golf clubs in Tamarin, Bois Cheri, Bel Ombre, Beau Champ, Mont Choisy and Pointe de Flacq.

Cruises
You can take a day cruise to the Ile aux Cerfs Island. This island is popular for its pristine beaches. You can go snorkelling in this island and it has a beautiful coral reef filled with marine life. It also has golf courses and you also can indulge in certain water sports. If you choose to go with a tour provider you will be served lunch onboard. You can charter a boat and travel around these islands yourself as well.

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