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Mauritius

Local Time
6:40 pm
Weather
Clear
Current Weather
24.4° C (Clear)
Population
1,3 million
Language
English, French, Mauritian Creole
Currency
Mauritian Rupee

Mauritius

Situated about two thousand kilometres off the southeast coast of Africa, there are few places on earth quite like it. The island is a place of uncompromising tropical beauty with stunning white sandy beaches, crystal blue waters and magnificent coral reefs. A holiday here is one filled with indulgence and relaxation. Get to experience spectacular views, exciting water sports, exotic cuisine, world-class golfing, full-service spas, eclectic markets and so much more. With World Leisure Holidays, finding the perfect getaway to Mauritius is easy with our wide range of superb value packages. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family holiday or partying with friends, there is something for everyone.

Airport
Anahita beach

The distance from the airport to some popular destinations on the island include:

Ambre Hotel 55km/60min
La Pirogue 40km/50min
Sugar Beach 40km/50min
Le Touessrok 46km/55min
One&Only Le St Géran 55km/60min

Climate
Cor

Tropical climate all year round average temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius in the summer months, 20 degrees Celsius in the winter months.

Shopping
Savourcandyshop

There are many interesting and unique items to be discovered while shopping in Mauritius. Local craftsmanship can be found in things like model ships, jewellery, clothing, shells, spices, local rum, stamps, souvenirs, art and handicrafts. Visit the colourful markets in Port Louis, Caudan Waterfront or Curepipe and enjoy some price bargaining with the friendly locals.

Sightseeing
Mauritius - 008

There are so many amazing things to see and do around the island. Here are a few of the natural and cultural attractions available: Port Louis – Capital city of Mauritius Pamplemousses Royal Botanical Gardens Ile aux Cerfs Ile aux Cerfs island retreat The Seven-Coloured Earths at Chamarel Domaine du Chasseur Domaine les Pailles Black River Gorges National Park Casela Bird Park Casela Bird Park Grand Bassin Mahebourg Eureka House

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Travel Insurance

You are advised to obtain travel insurance covering personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, baggage loss and loss of funds through cancellation or curtailment. Speak to your travel agent about the various options available.

Custom Allowance

Certain duty-free allowances are available to visitors over the age of 16. This includes 250 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco, 1 litre of wine or 2 litres of beer and 250ml of Eau de Toilette. Exceeding duty-free allowances may result in extra duty charges or confiscation of goods.

Spas and Health Facilities

The tranquil settings found in Mauritius lend themselves to pampering. Visit the many spas of World Leisure Holidays hotels, where rejuvenating waters, nourishing spa cuisine, exquisite products and complete physical enlightenment await.

Weddings and Honeymoons

Mauritius is the ultimate romantic destination. Filled with exotic locations, breath-taking vistas and a little bit of island mystery, it’s the perfect place to get married or enjoy a honeymoon.

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