It is not only the excellent beaches that lure travellers to this magical land, but also the plenty of things to explore and places to see. With so many things to do in Mauritius, tourists more often than not are left spoilt for choices.
Check out our list of must visit places of Mauritius, and tell us which one you would like to explore first!
1. Chamarel – The Rainbow on the Earth
A popular tourist place, Chamarel, is a small area of strikingly bare landscape comprising of sand of seven distinct colours. The multi-coloured land is a natural phenomenon and one of the best things to do in Mauritius for it provides a glimpse into one of the amazing geological wonders of the world. A great place for photo-ops, this place also sees lots of visitors who come here for a day picnic.
2. Go Hiking in the Black River Gorges National Park!
3. Hang out at Port Louis, Mauritius
Find time to explore the gorgeous capital city of Mauritius – Port Louis and explore its prodigious, iconic hotspots right from the Fort Adelaide, to Blue Penny Museum, to St. James Cathedral, Central Market, to the Natural History Museum and Caudan Waterfront etc. Its downtown streets, well-maintained colonial houses, ethnic quarters give the onlookers glimpses of various cultures borrowed from Middle East, Europe, and India etc.Best time to visit Mauritius!
4. Visit Ile Aux Cerfs!
Famous for its white sandy beaches, beautiful blue lagoon and plenty of entertaining activities on, a visit to Ile Aux Cerfs (Deer Island) is something you can’t miss out while vacationing in Mauritius. If you are looking for a fun-filled day at one of the idyllic Mauritian beaches, this private island fits the bill. Explore some peaceful and secluded coves to relax as you take a short walk along the main beach. Mauritian golfing with a backdrop of a gorgeous lagoon is one experience that stays with you even after you are long gone from this beautiful place.