Once you have booked your flight tickets to Mauritius, make sure not to miss these amazing cultural, art and food experiences.
Did you know that Mauritius is one of the greatest destinations in Africa and located right in the middle of Indian Ocean? Mauritius is an island state in the Indian Ocean which is on the east of Madagascar.
History shows it was an uninhabited. Dutch settled there from 1638–1710 & used its location as a refreshing station for passing ships from Europe to Indian subcontinent.
French took it over in 1715 and the British came in 1810 but only in 1968 Mauritius became an independent member of the Commonwealth.
The island is inhabited by a multi-racial people and covered with golf courses, water sports, mountain trekking, bird watching, luxurious resorts, hunting, an old colonial capital, great food, range of hotels, one of the world’s best botanical gardens, good nightlife, beautiful beach bars, oldest horseracing tracks in the world, and much more.
Best things to do in Mauritius
- The Blue Penny Museum, Port Louis for it is home to the world’s first colonial stamp and the natural history museum.
- Grand Baie – 20 years old fishing village for hot shopping and entertainment
- Eureka, West Mauritius for the French colonial mansion that features 109 doors and a complete wrap around balcony.
- If you are looking for an adventure holiday, then you must go to the SSR Botanical Gardens for wildlife and nature spotting.
- Top hikes in Mauritius
Eating out in Mauritius
- Le Château de Bel Ombre in Southwest Mauritius for authentic Mauritian cuisine.
- Chez Tante Athalie for three course Creole Lunch
- Chez Tino’s for fairly cheap priced authentic food
- Palais de Barbizon for real home cooked food.