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Island Relaxation In Mauritius

Nov 20, 2007
Clear luminous aqua waters and white sands, Mauritius is a real haven of tranquility in the sun. Situated in the South West Indian Ocean, the island of Mauritius is surrounded by coral reefs and is composed of a central plateau with some breathtaking mountain scenery. Covering 1,865 sq kms crisscrossed by rivers, waterfalls and streams Mauritius is an enchanting island. Prepare to be dazzled by its beauty that will entice you to return time and time again.

Mauritius has a diverse blend of cultures and religions testament to its 18th, 19th and early 20th century population movements. It is a society which is truly able to flourish in peace and harmony. Visitors to the island will find the Mauritian people they meet to be kind and full of hospitality. The official language spoken is English however most Mauritians speak the real language of the people, Creole- a pidgin language evolved from French masters of the 18th century. French is also widely spoken.

Many describe the island as 'enchanting' and a 'real life tropical paradise' and it's not hard to see why. The island has the world's third largest coral reef encompassing a lagoon and several beaches. The natural beauty of the island is impressive and you will be astonished by the mountains, wildlife and nature reserves. If you are looking for a laidback relaxing holiday you can take advantage of the endless number of white sandy beaches and lagoons. Pereybere beach is ideal for soaking up the sun, sea and sand. Between the Grand Bay and Cap Malheureux its one of the best spots on the island. For more active beach activities and sports the Grand Bay beach offers a choice of sailing, windsurfing and waterskiing. On the South East of the island Blue Bay beach is also a popular location for windsurfing, sailing, sunbathing and passing the day away.

Enjoy some of your most happy experiences on the island. Whether you are diving, playing golf or exploring the island, this tropical paradise has something for everyone. Mauritius has developed as one of the world's best destinations over the years. It is a cut above the rest in the Indian Ocean, offering world class hotels and service and is renowned for having top spas and cuisine.

The best time to visit for diving holidays is between December and March when aqua waters are at their clearest whilst the Mauritian 'winter' offers a less humid climate between May to November and is a more agreeable time to visit in terms of temperature. Coastal temperatures vary from a low 22˚C in winter up to 34˚C in high summer.

Mauritius is also a favourite amongst honeymooners and is a special place to get married. The mechanics of getting married are simple and ceremonies can be conducted on the beach or at selected hotels.

Spa relaxation, hospitality, escape and adventure, culture- A holiday in Mauritius is the place to live, breathe and realize your dream holiday!

Malachite Travel are specialists in tailor-made holidays to Mauritius.
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