It must be a lazy afternoon when the legendary Mark Twain once said, “Mauritius was made first, and then heaven, and that heaven was copied after Mauritius”.
This indeed is so true in the present scenario as well. The warmth of the sun shining bright and the cool breeze blowing across one’s face in the evening is what makes Mauritius a perfect getaway spot for wanderers. If you too are looking to satiate your wanderlust, we bring you 5 reasons why Mauritius is a perfect destination to take a break from your otherwise mundane routine.
Heaven for water sports freak
Rightfully so! Mauritius boast of some enthralling water sports activities for the tourists. If you are looking for some fun activity during your vacation, you are at the right place. It offers unforgettable diving experience. A small island country that it is, it offers a huge array of water sports choices. Parasailing, Snorkeling, Scuba diving or underwater adventures, you can try your hands at everything here. The west coast of Mauritius is famous for its water activities. Similarly the Grand Baie is famous for its thrilling water mavericks.
The hustle-bustle of Port Louis
Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius and is the pinnacle of beauty. It hosts some of the amazing events and sightseeing spots for the tourists. Once you are in Mauritius you just cannot miss to explore the capital and dig out its ancient gems. Not to forget, the authentic continental food that one gets here is sinfully delectable. Le Captained is one of the popular food joint here that was also featured in the Indian Movie, ‘Break ke baad’. Do not forget to try the popular ‘Dholl Puri’ that is also known as the National food of Mauritius.
Vacations are meant to bury your worries and bring out the kid in you. Best way of doing this in Mauritius is to go for Dolphin Spotting. Some of the best dolphin seeing spots are Dream Dolphin (River Noire) and Coral Batte Catamaran where you will get to indulge in whale watching and Dolphin spotting.
One day tour of Ile Aux Aigrettes
Exploring this beauty is incomplete if you do not take a guided tour to Ile Aux Aigrettes. This scenic spot was declared as a Natural reserve in the year 1965 and since then it has attracted many a tourists. Made up of Coral lime stones, this island boasts of exotic species of Flora and fauna and is easily the most loved spot for any wildlife enthusiast.
Exploring the mystery of Chamarel
Chamarel is a NOT-TO-MISS spot if you are vacationing in Mauritius, What happens to be a small village, also serves as a prime tourist attraction due to its scenic marvel. The seven colored layers of sand is mystical and captivating to the eyes of the tourists. They also sell test tubes filled with seven colored sands as souvenir to cherish life long.
Connectivity to all prominent cities in India, Mauritius is undoutebdly one of the most preferred destination for travelers. Visa on arrival offers the luxury of random travel plans and you can make timey arrangements. Although, it is pleasant all through the year, but May-December is the best season to explore the serenity of this island. There are a lot of air packages that you can chose from. Dubai with Mauritius package remains to be the commonly chosen one.
Author Bio: Vishal Virk is a full time Travel Consultant & Owner at Ok to Board is one of a leading travel brand. In addition to this, he is passionate about setting goals and achieving them. He is action-oriented and has a strong work ethics.