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Mauritius Hotel Guide

Mauritius is an island country in eastern Africa located in the southern part of the Indian Ocean. As a volcanic island nation, Mauritius is surrounded by coral reefs and its islands vary in landscape. The famous turquoise water and fine white sand beaches make this destination a luxury resort. Visitors to the country often enjoy choosing hotels in Mauritius that include a high level of service.

Visitors to the country can partake in birdwatching and cycle through the jungles and mountains. World-class diving and snorkeling activities are also offered. Those looking for a more relaxing experience can walk through the beautiful botanical gardens and colonial era plantations. In addition, the local cuisine is not to be missed.

Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius and the country’s largest city and seaport, is a must-see for tourists. The bustling streets, interwoven multiethnic areas, and some of the most well-preserved colonial buildings are the greatest pleasures of exploring this city. Visitors can enjoy a relaxing time at the open-air cafe near the port in the afternoon; stroll through the harbor trail at night and enjoy the sea breeze and the night view. There’s also an opportunity to visit the Central Market and try bargaining with the shopkeepers. The southwestern part of Mauritius is almost completely covered by forests. There are several important natural sites here, including the Black River Gorges National Park, the Seven Colored Earths, and the Le Morne Brabant. You can hike in the Black River Gorges National Park to find animals of rare species, admire the geology and landforms in multiple colors, climb the cliffs of the world cultural heritage site - Le Morne Brabant, and pass through the primeval forest.

Surrounded by the sea, Mauritius has a typical tropical maritime climate and is hot all year round. During the summer months from December to April, the humidity is very high and sunshine hours continue from 5:30 in the morning until 19:00. During this time, it is especially suitable for diving and deep-sea fishing. From May to November is considered to be winter, and the weather is relatively cool. The southeastern coast is affected by seasonal winds and is ideal for sports such as parasailing, surfing, and other water activities.

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