Mauritius is a place which will let you discover the true meaning of “beauty”. This sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean will fascinate you. The attractions are so diversified in their colors, cultures and tastes. They will make holiday in Mauritius charming.
The white beaches of Mauritius are protected by a coral reef barrier that encircles almost the entire coastline except for the southern end. Here it falls off and thereby some wild waters and dramatic cliffs can be seen. There are plains in the north. From there the undulating land rises to central plateau dotted magnificently by the picturesque lakes and extinct volcanic craters. There are also some uninhabited islets scattered around the main island.
The primary attraction of Mauritius tourism is its beaches and lagoons. Mauritius is a dream destination for those who want to revel in the sea. There are ideal places for sunbathing also. Prominent beaches in Mauritius are Grand Bay, Pereybere, Belle Mare, Blue Bay, Le Morne, Tamarin and Flic en Flac.
Grand Bay is one of the best areas for sailing, wind surfing and water skiing. Pereybere is one of the finest bathing spots in island. Belle Mare is a long and white spotless beach. Blue Bay beach is one of the more popular bathing spots in South East of the Island. It is also ideal for windsurfing and sailing. Le Morin and Tamarin offers a long beach suitable for bathing. It is ideal for surfing also. Flic en Flac has white beach lined with trees.
Le Pouce or ‘the thumb’ near Port Louis offers a panoramic view of Port Louis and the North of the island. It is eight hundred and twelve meters high and takes a two hour climb from the village of Petit Verger.
Mauritius is rich not only in picturesque beaches and island but it also rich in exotic flora and fauna. The flora of Mauritius is composed of seven hundred species of indigenous plants. Many of them are on the verge of extinction because of the competition from introduced plants. SSR Botanical garden is part of the wider efforts to protect the indigenous flora. The garden has a fine collection of indigenous plants and other plant species also.
Tourism in Mauritius boasts of a huge range of sea treasures – many species of fishes and coral reefs. You can engage in scuba diving or go in submarines. You can go in Le Nessee – a semi submersible and enjoy the underwater sea trip which is safe for passengers of all age- groups. One can engage in under sea walking also.
Besides all these, the well organized services, availability of the exotic resorts and hotels, trendy cool restaurants serving delicious delicacies and more of all the weather is pleasant and pure all the year round. Are you looking for more? Mauritius is a true paradise on earth, come and experience its magical bliss and enjoy the vacation of lifetime.