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Located in the heart of the Mascareigne archipelago in the beautiful Indian Ocean, Mauritius is surrounded by azure lagoons and coral reefs on 330 km of beautiful coast, in the southern hemisphere. Mauritius is a volcanic island with lush tropical vegetation covering an area of 1,866 km2.
Mauritius has a population of 1.2 million inhabitants of several origins : Creoles, Hindus, Europeans, Chinese, and more. This eclectic mix has led to a multiplicity of religions which cohabit in harmony on this small tropical island. Steeped in history from a varied colonial past, English is the language used by the government, whilst French is spoken more widely elsewhere. Find out more about what makes up Mauritian culture.
A valid passport will now suffice to travel to Mauritius from your home country.
The government will allow you onto Mauritian soil if you have booked accommodation, have your own means of paying for your board and lodgings, and have a return air ticket for your journey home. Most European citizens do not need a visa to enter Mauritius. To find out each country’s specific regulations, contact the Passport Office and the Immigration Office in your country of residence.
Find the addresses and telephone numbers, plus details concerning entry and other customs formalities required for Mauritius.
Mauritius has a tropical climate which means that temperatures are comfortable all year round. Temperatures in Mauritius vary from 22°C and 31°C, whilst they range from 23°C to 28°C in the crystal blue waters. There are 2 very different seasons and 2 interseasons :
Find out more about the Mauritian climate, season by season.
What will really attract you to this island paradise goes way beyond the picture-perfect countryside and beaches you can only have dreamed about. Plenty of holidaymakers are drawn to the numerous top quality hotels, seeking to recharge their batteries with some beauty treatments from a spa, whilst the romantic décor of most of the hotels attracts couples who have journeyed here to get married in Mauritius, or have arrived after their ceremony at home to honeymoon together in luxury.
Mauritius has become a golfing destination famed among those who love that little white ball. There is no shortage of places to see on this island. In fact, tiny, picturesque villages abound, as well as brightly coloured markets, arts and crafts and museums. You can also visit the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis, with its museums, the Caudan shopping centre, popular districts and its hippodrome, unique on the island.
As Mauritius is an island measuring just 45 km by 65 km, it is easy to get around. Many typical Mauritian settlements offer excursions into the countryside exploring the wonderful array of flora and fauna.
Here are just a few examples of the many excursions available for visitors to Mauritius.
When preparing your holiday, or during your stay in Mauritius, the Sun Resorts teams are always here to assist you and answer your questions.
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