Mauritius – The Star of the Indian Ocean

December 20th, 2016 | by Ashyln Molly
Mauritius – The Star of the Indian Ocean
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Mauritius, officially known as the Republic of Mauritius, is an Island country in the Indian Ocean. It is roughly 2000 kilometers off the African continent. Known for its scenic beauty, Mauritius is a major tourist spot for those looking for an ideal beach holiday. So, if you too are a beach buff, head to Mauritius for your holidays!

Mauritius, It has been ranked as the 56th tourist destination worldwide and 3rd in its region. The year round tropical temperature of Mauritius ensures that the sea waters are warm and clear. This aids in a very rich underwater marine life as well. Needless to say, tourism is one of the largest contributors to the economy of Mauritius. As a result, you have many luxurious hotels to choose from in the picturesque country.

Things to Do

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Mauritius is home to very rich flora and fauna due to its tropical climate. Not only is the fauna very exquisite, even the underwater life is very varied.

When you go scuba diving in Mauritius, you can explore coral reefs, multi-coloured marine life, ship wrecks dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. There are numerous dive sites strewn all around the island. Adventure enthusiasts couldn’t ask for more.

Then there’s Yemen natural reserve park, where you can explore the thick forest and varied wildlife in a jeep safari. Here, you can see animals such as zebras, ostriches, African antelopes, java deer, monkeys, ducks and geese, and will see extraordinary panoramic views of this breathtaking part of the island. It is also home to two of the longest rivers on the island – Rivière Rempart and Tamarin River.

Yet another activity you should not miss in Mauritius is to soak in the breathtaking views of mountains, rivers, and forests. Mauritius being a volcanic island has several magnificent summits and valleys to explore on foot. So, plan a hiking trip and discover this magnificent nature’s paradise!

Talking of Mauritius, how can we forget the spas that are synonymous with a beach holiday! Pay a visit to some of the spas, where you can put yourself into the capable hands of experts and rejuvenate your senses. These spas are now regarded as a must on every tourist’s itinerary.

Plan your Holiday

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The best way to make sure you make the most of your trip to the beautiful island of Mauritius is by choosing a reliable travel agent who will make sure your trip is nothing short of memorable.

Amongst the many options available, Kenwood Travel is a perfect option if you are looking for a group tour, planning your honeymoon or even thinking of doing a solo trip to do some soul searching.

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