Lying some 1200 miles off the African coast, with a spectacular coastline of white sandy beaches Mauritius is the perfect island for a tropical beach holiday. Just 36 miles long and 25 miles wide its subtropical location provides an equable year round climate. Inland there is a wide variety of natural features, from the undulating plateaus of indigenous forests and vast sugar cane plantations to steep gorges, waterfalls and cascading rivers and streams. Mauritius holidays are unique for its sheer diversity of culture and history. Indians, Creoles, Muslims, French and Chinese all make for a wonderful cosmopolitan blend.
Here, you have the opportunity to experience unparalleled luxury holidays: a level of refinement that is head and shoulders above that on offer in other tropical holiday destinations. Here, you will discover the true meaning of ‘beauty’ – a realisation that will compel you to return for holidays in Mauritius time and again.
This stunning island isn’t just about beaches and sunsets! Take a cooling dip at the beautiful Tamarind Falls, nestled in the crater of an extinct volcano; Explore the spice and tea stalls in Port Louise; take an exhilarating deep-sea fishing trip to catch marlin and shark or simply enjoy a romantic sunset catamaran cruise. For the energetic play a round of golf on one of the islands breathtaking championship courses.
|Visa requirements||Entry visa required for European passport holders which is obtained at the airport at no charge. For other nationalities, please contact Cape Tours for guidance.|
|Languages spoken||Most people in Mauritius are bilingual and are equally fluent in English and French. Creole and French are the main languages in the everyday environment and several oriental languages are also spoken.|
|Currency used||The monetary unit is the Mauritian Rupee (Rs.) which is divided into 100 cents.|