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Best places to visit in Mauritius

When announcing your holiday to Mauritius to your friends and family, they'll call you lucky and evoke images of beaches, coconuts and white sand! Others will talk about walking, shopping and handicrafts. In fact, Mauritius has a very small area – measuring 45km from East to West and 65km from North to South.

Evaneos Travel's community of holidaymakers recommend a number of towns and villages for your trip to Mauritius. Let's start with Port-Louis, the capital city. Its vegetable market and artisan district are well worth a visit. The jewel of the Indian ocean has a number of other surprises for you: sunbathing on Île aux Cerfs, bonfire-style musical jams on Tamarin beach (which take place almost every weekend), taking children around the crocodile park in La Vanille Nature Park or even taking a trip back in time in Morne Brabant.

The small, secluded beach at La Cambuse is another must if you are seeking out peace. However, ask a local to help you find the way. Tourists looking for souvenirs before returning home head to Quatre Bornes Market.

If you'd prefer to follow your instincts, however, you won't be disappointed. Mauritius and its inhabitants will welcome you with open arms, whether you want to dance, sing, eat, swim, discover the local culture... or even just do nothing, take photos and make all your friends jealous. In any case: don't miss out! Have a good trip!

Schéhérazade Deedarun
Magnificent coastal village driven by its history and its inhabitants.
Landmark on the southern coast, the endless horizon.
A magnificent spot for lovers of the sea and fishing.
A deserted beach and hiking trail on the east coast of Rodrigues Island.
An undiscovered gem of the Indian Ocean, hidden in the shadow of its bigger sister Mauritius.
A fishing village located on the particularly unspoiled, authentic and traditional eastern side of Mauritius.
A wild, untamed, adventurous island with thousands of birds populating its mangroves.
With its beach, architecture and large gardens, Bel Ombre is guaranteed to delight tourists in search of peace and tranquility.
A genuine little wonder of nature, this is definitely somewhere to make an excursion to.
A destination located at a refreshingly cool altitude and offering a blend of culture and nature.
A seaside resort as delightful to tourists as it is to the locals, and an ideal place to come to get to meet and know wonderful people.
Family beach on the northern part of the island of Rodrigues.
With its picture-postcard scenery, Île aux Cerfs is a delight for young and old alike.
A little corner of paradise between crystal clear waters and a mountain that is full of history.
The highest point on Rodrigues, despite topping out at a modest 1,300 ft
A typical little piece of Mauritius at the heart of a town lying between Port Louis and Grand Baie …
Port-Louis, capital and largest city of Mauritius, is a genuine port that opens out onto the Indian Ocean and has beautiful jagged mountainous scenery and landscapes to offer.
Capital of Rodrigues Island, it's a very peaceful city, which can be covered easily on foot.
A southwestern region for hikers, swimmers and those passionate about exploring.
A walk in a natural environment around an aquatic crater located just a stone's throw from the town.
Without a doubt the most romantic beach on the whole Indian Ocean!
The most popular destination of the island of Mauritius, Grand Baie offers tourists all the comfort you would expect.
Main attraction for big nature lovers.
A student town where you can throw yourself into intense hikes.
A combination of a themed estate and a residential quarter located at the foot of a hill.
A zoo where the reptiles suffer in the intense heat.

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