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10 Most Amazing Places to Visit in Mauritius For Memorable Holiday

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10 Most Amazing Places to Visit in Mauritius For Memorable Holiday

If you are a beach lover, then there could be no better place for you than Mauritius. Dotted with the most stunning beaches and mesmerizing natural settings, Mauritius is a paradise for honeymooners as well as for all those wanderlusts out there who are looking for some thrill and adventure in this beautiful southeast African country. With Mauritius holiday packages, you can enjoy a memorable experience as you get to experience a number of interesting things to do while you explore its beautiful beaches, islands, forts, museums, parks, monuments, and shopping hubs. With its endless list of amazing places to explore, here are some of the most popular tourist attractions worth exploring.

10 Most Beautiful Places To Explore in Mauritius:

Here are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Mauritius, which definitely earns a place on your itinerary of Mauritius holiday packages.

1. Ile Aux Cerfs:

Ille Auc Cerfs, a place that offers the sands, surf, and the sun all under one roof. Known for its amazingly beautiful white sand beaches and shallow clear waters, it’s a great place to relax and spend some quality time with family or friends. This beach can be jam-packed during the weekends, especially during the peak seasons. So it’s best that you visit this place during the weekdays to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of it.

Location: Ile aux Cerfs, Grande Riviere Sud Est, Mauritius

Timing: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Suggested Duration: More than 3 hrs

 

2. Ilot Gabriel Beach:

Ilot Gabriel Beach is one of the least explored beaches in Mauritius and is known for its romantic settings and beautiful sunsets. If you wish to enjoy a day cruise as a part of your Mauritius holiday packages, there can be no better place than this island. The beauty and tranquility of this island are simply soul-soothing.

Location: Mauritius

Timing: NA

Suggested Duration: More than 3 hrs

 

3. Chamarel Coloured Earth:

Your trip to Mauritius is incomplete if you miss out on this beautiful geopark. Known for its sand, which displays seven colors, this geopark is a great place to understand the marvels of geology. It connects people with nature in an enjoyable, entertaining, and enlightening manner. This phenomenon is quite rare and leaves thousands of tourists visiting this place perplexed.

Location: Chamarel, Mauritius

Timing: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Suggested Duration: 2 to 3 hrs

 

4. Black River Gorges National Park:

If you are a nature lover, this is one place you just can’t afford to miss. Stretched over 6747 hectares of land, this lush natural reserve is brimming with a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and is home to a number of animals and birds.  Filled with a number of hiking trails, this national park is a great place to explore the indigenous variety of wildlife.

Location: Mauritius

Timing: NA

Suggested Duration: More than 3 hrs

 

5. Tamarind Waterfalls:

The tamarind waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Mauritius. Nestled between the lush greenery situated at the central plateau, the milky white waters gushing down the seven cascades is quite a spectacle. You will require to hike your way to this beautiful waterfall, which is also a great place for canoeing, swimming, cliff jumping, and birdwatching.

Location: Near  Black River Gorges, Curepipe, Mauritius

Timing: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Suggested Duration: More than 3 hrs

 

6. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Yet another place to satiate your lust for nature is the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden. Built during 1736 by the French Governor, Mahé de Labourdonnais, and created by the French Intendant Pierre Poivre in 1767, the botanical garden is an extensive display of a  wide variety of plants as well as aquatic animals. Its most popular attraction is a large lake filled with giant water lilies.

Location: Royal Road, Parc, Pamplemousses, Mauritius

Timing: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Suggested Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

 

7. Blue Bay Marine Park

If you feel you have explored enough of the land, you might explore the aquatic world at the Blue Bay Marine Park. Located near the South East coast of Mauritius, this marine park lets you explore the beautiful marine life and also take part in fun activities such as snorkeling and glass-bottom boat ride.

Location: Blue Bay Link Road, Mahebourg, Mauritius

Timing: 7:30 AM to 12:00 AM

Suggested Duration: More than 3 hrs

 

8. Eureka House

If you wish to explore the rich cultures and traditions of Mauritius, there is a perfect place for you. The Eureka House, a colonial residence that was built-in 1803, is now converted into a museum dedicated to the colonial period of Mauritius and is a major tourist attraction. With more than 109 rooms all fully furnished with art pieces, maps, and Chinese & Indian housewares furniture of the previous era, the house still retains its colonial charm. Several small waterfalls and lush gardens surrounding the place adds to the charm of this ancient attraction.

Location: Moka, Mauritius

Timing:  9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Suggested Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

 

9. Blue Penny Museum

If you wish to get close to the alluring art and history of Mauritius, Blue Penny Museum is a must-stop while on your Mauritius tour. Housing and exquisite collection of artifacts that speak volumes of its rich history and culture. As you walk through the hallways of this interesting place, you can get an insight of the three colonial periods of the Dutch, French and British, and move on to the history of the postal service of Mauritius.

Location: Blue Penny Square, Le Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius

Timing: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Suggested Duration: More than 3 hrs

 

10. Port Louis Market

What could be a better way to end your Mauritius Holiday Package other than shopping. Port Louis market is quite famous for souvenir shopping. You can find a lot of interesting items such as bamboo products, herbs, fresh food items, handicrafts, and more. In case you start feeling hungry with all that shopping, you might as well explore some of the coffee shops and diners across the street.

Location: Mauritius

Timing: NA

Suggested Duration: 1 to 2 hrs

 

Mauritius has a number of wonderful places worth exploring. From beautiful beaches to fun museums, from breathtaking waterfalls to lush landscapes, this beautiful country of Africa has a lot more to offer than you think. Visit Mauritius and get to experience the fun, adventure, vibrant culture, and rich history of this beautiful place with the best Mauritius holiday packages in 2020!

Rahul is a travel blogger from Madhya Pradesh who is currently based in Delhi. He loves exploring remote corners of the world where he meets local people, tastes the local cuisine and learns about different ways of life. He strongly believes in the power of traveling to break down barriers and make people more tolerant of one another. Rahul lives for human moments, as it is through the various interactions with local people that he finds his happiness.

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