Blessed with stretches of lustrous green palm trees, sun-kissed pristine beaches and fascinating small islands; Mauritius is the island paradise that magnetises travellers from every corner of the world. Mark Twain was right to say “Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; and that heaven was copied after Mauritius.”
Mauritius, officially the Republic of Mauritius, is positioned on the Indian Ocean about 2000 kilometres away from the eastern cost of African mainland. This island nation is constituted of Island of Mauritius, Rodrigues and the outer islands. After colonial ruling of Dutch, French and British, Mauritius gained its independence in 1968 and became a Republican state is 1992.
Because of its serene beauty, Mauritius has marked its presence in the world map as a travel hot-spot. This country has everything that you can think of. A simple walk on its beaches is enough to mesmerize your inner-self. Whispering winds caress your hair and tells the story of sprawling Blue Ocean.
Mauritius is best known for its under-water creatures and biodiversity. Nature has poured its treasure into the seas here which you can also experience by yourself. At any time of the year, Mauritian sea never disappoints its visitors. Morey Eels, colourful small fishes and extended coral beds allure you to put the skin-diving mask and flippers on and jump into the water. Submarine safari lets you explore the treasure underneath the water.
For shopping lovers, Mauritius has its Northern part. Pereybere is extremely popular for shopping spots and eateries. To feel the history of Mauritius, you can visit Balaclava Ruins which was invented in 17th century.
Mauritius is a land to explore. Go hiking or mountain climbing and feel the nature in its virgin form. Breath-taking views of rivers, forests and sea will leave you speechless. There are many travel agencies to organize Eco Travelling which brings you more close to nature and to Mauritius.