Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox. Capital Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.Besides relaxing on the soft white sand beaches, you can explore the colorful capital, hike waterfalls, do sunset yoga, snack on some traditional street foods, sample the island’s rum, swim with dolphins, and a whole lot more.
Port Louis is the capital and largest city, and is definitely one of the first places to visit in Mauritius.There are so many different things going on here that you could spend more than one day and not cover it all. For ideas on what to do in Mauritius, head on down to the picturesque central market or bazaar. This is where you can find locally grown vegetables, exotic foods, local products and spices, arts, crafts and souvenirs. You can find the cheap clothing Port Louis is known for. Some are made locally and other items imported from India and China, they are a great value for you money. It is where the locals also shop for their own stuff including items such as curry and teas.
The Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis is a meeting place for locals and lovers alike. It also has a great shopping center. There you can also enjoy street entertainers, a Kiddyland, a wide array of food options and many unique shoppes. There are many historical buildings to visit on the waterfront, including the Blue Penny Museum, The Stamp Museum, and the Mauritius Natural History Museum. These museums should be at the top of your list of what to do in Mauritius to learn of the history of this amazing nation. The Blue Penny Museum has many rare stamps, including the blue penny and penny orange stamps from 1847 which are among the rarest stamps in the world
While in the southern part of the island, one of the great places to visit in Mauritius is Ile aux Aigrettes. This islet is made of an old calcareous coral reef partially covered by sand and soil.It has international recognition because many of the plants found there grow nowhere else in the world, and it was declared as a nature reserve in 1965. There are some of the world’s rarest birds here, such as the kestrel and the pink pigeon. Other animals like the Aldabra giant tortoise and the green Gecko Phelsuma can be spotted in the country as well. The Mauritius Wildlife Fund has made the entire Mauritius island a world-recognized standard for the protection of endangered species and natural resources.
Blue Bay is probably the most popular places to see in Mauritius for tourists. With its magnificent beaches and crystal-clear waters, it is certainly the place where you will want to spend a lot of time.The Blue Bay Marine Park is located on the southeast part of the Mauritius island, and is near the airport and several hotels, which are within walking distance making it very convenient. It is an amazing place where you can scuba dive, snorkel, surf, sail or enjoy any water sport you desire, or spend the day sunbathing with a tropical drink in your hand. No better way to relax and enjoy your vacation! There are over 50 different species of corals, some of them very rare, in a unique network of reefs that break the ocean's waves to protect the bay. There are also many fish species in the shallower water that will make any snorkelling or diving a fantastic experience.
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