Approx flight time to Mauritius from the UK
+ 4 hours
Language spoken in Mauritius
English, French and Creole
Currency used in Mauritius
Best Time to Visit Mauritius
A year round destination with little seasonal variation in temperatures. January to April are the county’s warmest months though any of the twelve months are ideal for those planning Mauritius honeymoons or Mauritius weddings.
Best Beaches in Mauritius
Fine beaches are to be found all around the island of Mauritius. To the east of the island, Belle Mare offers toursists a wonderful 10km stretch of sand and a little further south, Blue Bay’s white sandy beach offers one of the country’s best bathing spots.
Grand Baie on the northern coastline offers honeymooners numerous excellent beaches and a wide selection of watersports, whilst to the south-west, the beach at Le Morne is a beauty.
Shopping in Mauritius
Grand Baie is home to numerous stylish boutiques and clothing outlets, Port Louis plays host to a top-rate craft market, whilst shopping centres can be found in Rose Hill and Quatre-Bornes. Local specialities include leather, rum, vanilla tea, jewellery silks and model ships. Expect to see the Dodo, once a native of the island, featured heavily on many goods.