Located at the centre of the Indian Ocean, the island of Mauritius is a perfect getaway destination away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life.

Famous for its crystal-clear waters, fine sandy beaches and good hotels, Mauritius will surely make you want to extend your holiday.

You can start your trip by going to the city of Grand Baie where the famous hotels and restaurants are located and enjoy the beauty of its seemingly endless bay. Next, go to the city of Pamplemousses to see the botanical garden which features different species of plants.

Travellers who go to Mauritius shouldn’t miss the capital city of Port Louis where a variety of cultures can be witnessed. After going to the capital, take a trip to the city of Belle Mare where the best beaches can be seen. Other destinations that you should include in your itinerary are the industrial centre of Vacoas, cultural centre of Rose Hill, the markets at Curepipe and the attention-grabbing attractions at Souillac.

Despite its small size, Mauritius offers a wide array of natural and manmade attractions. Some of these include the Black River Gorges National Park which is home to different local flora, the Trou aux Cefs which is a dormant volcano and a favourite of nature lovers, the Ganga Talo Lake which is frequently visited by pilgrims from different parts of the world, the iconic Blue Penny Museum where there is a unique collection of stamps, as well as the Jummah Masjid which showcases the ancient religious history of this country.

When it comes to activities, the island can offer a vast range of water and land activities, as well as thrilling adventure sports. You can snorkel and see colourful corals and other marine life, go on an exciting deep-sea submarine trip, or go trekking in the hills around the area.

Now you’ve got some great ideas for your trip, don’t forget to arrange travel insurance as soon as you’ve made a booking.  Get a quote today or call one of our friendly team on 1300 819 888 to discuss your requirements.