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Come and experience the real Mauritius

About Mauritius

  • Geographical Area

    1865 km2

  • Population

    1.3 million inhabitants

  • Point le plus haut

    Le Piton de la Rivière Noire

  • Capital

    Port-Louis

  • Political nature of the State

    Parliamentary Democratic Republic

  • Languages

    English, French, Mauritian Creole, Asian languages

  • Religions

    Hinduism (48 %), Catholicism (24 %), Islam (17 %)

  • Time difference

    GMT/UTC + 4 h

  • Currency

    The Mauritian Rupee
    (symbol is Rs. or MUR)

  • Weather

    Pleasant tropical climate, with an annual average temperature between 20 to 31°C; summer season from November to April, while temperatures are cooler from June to September.

Life on the island

Mauritius is a fascinating country to discover with its cultural diversity, rich culinary flavours, beautiful landscapes, fauna and flora, and numerous activities. For us, Mauritius is not only a tropical destination: it is an emotion, an encounter, and a warm and spontaneous welcome.

Modernity and tradition

Whether you are looking for a modern or traditional Mauritius, or on holiday for adventure or relaxation, the island has an undeniable power of seduction and keeps its promises of delighting you with an unforgettable holiday!

You will have only one desire: to come back…

Discover Mauritius

The paradise islands and islets of the Mauritian coastline

The paradise islands and islets of the Mauritian coastline

Mauritius has much more to offer than meets the eye… There are many islands and islets in the environs, each offering its own range of exotic experiences. Here’s an overview of the treasures to be discovered during your stay on our island.

Discover the richness of Mauritian music and art

Discover the richness of Mauritian music and art

Mauritius is a cultural gem nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean, where music and art combine to tell the vibrant and diverse story of its people. In this article, as we explore the local music scene, we plunge into a world of enchanting sounds and exceptional talent, while admiring the vibrant works of Mauritian painters.

Religious celebrations in Mauritius

Religious celebrations in Mauritius

Mauritius, with a multicultural and multi-religious tapestry, comes alive throughout the year with numerous festivals, reflecting the harmony between its diverse communities. As we […]

Belle Vue: The region with the right balance

Belle Vue: The region with the right balance

Nestled in the north of Mauritius, Belle Vue is a fine blend of commercial activity, residential location and natural beauty. The tranquillity that characterizes this region makes […]

The best addresses in the East of Mauritius

The best addresses in the East of Mauritius

Relaxation, water sports, luxury getaways, local flavors… the East of Mauritius reveals its treasures through must-see addresses to discover during your stay. A fascinating region to explore without delay!

The best addresses in the south of Mauritius

The best addresses in the south of Mauritius

Between heavenly beaches, sugarcane fields and verdant mountains, Mauritius abounds in a variety of landscapes with very distinct charms. Head for the south of the island to explore the authenticity and enchanting atmosphere of this picturesque region. Here are our must-sees for your stay.