Mauritius

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

An Escape Filled with Luxury and Fun in Mauritius

            Mauritius is an island nation located off the southeast coast of Africa and southwest of Indian Ocean. It is part of the Mascarene Islands including Agalega, Rodrigues, Carajos, and Cargados Islands. It has an area of 2040 square kilometres, with Port Louis as its capital.

It has developed into a diversified economy due to its sugar production and was ranked as an upper-mid income economy by the World Bank. It has also been ranked as the best governed African country and is known to be the only country with full democracy in Africa. It was first discovered by Arab Sailors in the middle ages. Then, Portuguese sailors visited the inhabited island and established a base in 1507. It was in this island that a number of flightless birds known as dodo were found, making the island appear in the maps of the Portuguese. Many sailors visited the island, but none of them stayed longer because they were not interested

About Mauritius

Mauritius is considered to be one of the most luxurious tourist destinations in the world. There are a lot of both man-made and natural attractions that you will surely enjoy. Due to its tropical climate, visiting the warm sea waters, tropical flora and fauna, and attractive beaches will be superb. These are complemented by the friendly multi-ethnic citizens and well-run hotels with beautiful designs and reliable services. For the third time in January 2012, the country has received the World Leading Island Destination Award and the Best Beach at the World Travel Awards. In addition, it has one of the highest rates of returning tourists in the whole planet.

Visiting Mauritius entitles you to a number of recreational activities. Since the island is surrounded with coral reefs, water sports are the best facilitated activities in the country, the shallow and calm water makes it suitable for varied water doings such as surfing, water skiing, windsurfing, deep sea fishing, submarine rides, and yachting.

What to Do in Mauritius

There are also land-based activities that you can enjoy such as sky diving, quad riding, deer hunting, skiing, golf, mountain biking, zip lining, trekking, horse riding, and abseiling. Along with these amazing recreational activities, you should also try the Mauritian cuisine. It is a blend of various influences such as European, African, Indian, and Chinese. A common custom is to combine all of these cuisines as parts of one single meal.

If you ever visit Mauritius, you should follow some safety tips in order to fully enjoy your stay. First, you should avoid remote areas alone. Also, do not leave your valuable in view inside your car. You should also avoid unexpected guided offers for concealed motives are common in the country. Lastly, do not ride in taxi marrons or unlicensed taxis. There are robbers who make use of this trick to find their victims. As long as you follow these tips, you will definitely have a great time.

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