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What to see Itineries North
Grand Bay was the first area of the island to fully experience the
tourist boom. A shopping and leisure paradise, Grand Bay also happens
to be the area where Mauritians head for when they want a fun-filled
night out (restaurants, bars and discos). Recently renovated, La
Cuvette beach is well worth a visit.
The wonderful Pereybere public beach is popular because of its
shopping facilities, restaurants and pubs.
A few metres away from Baie aux Tortues, which 17th century sailors
named after the many tortoises in the area, can be found the ruins of
the old Balaclava estate. Visitors will be able to see the sea walls,
whose initial foundations were laid down by Mahé de Labourdonnais.
What to see Itineries South East
At Vieux Grand Port, the oldest settlements in Mauritius, you can see
the ruins of the first Dutch fortifications. Excavation work is
underway in a bid to uncover an important part of Mauritian history.
Ile aux Aigrettes
Owing to the remarkable work accomplished by the Mauritius Wildlife
Fund, the island has become an international standard for the
protection of natural resources and endangered species. A few of the
world's rarest birds, including the kestrel, can be seen there. You
can also discover the extremely rare Pink Pigeon, the Green Gecko
Phelsuma and the Aldabra giant tortoise.
Tel : (230)631 2396 E-mail:
Mahébourg is one of the main fishing villages on the island. Built on
the magnificent Grand Port Bay it was founded in 1804 by the French G
The Martello Towers represent the scene of the ancient rivalry between
old colonial powers and the ingenuity of mankind. They are a milestone
in the island's history; they symbolise the end of slavery and the
beginning of Indian immigration. Domaine du Chasseur
Nestling in the Anse Jonchée hills, the Domaine des Grand Bois has
splendid hunting grounds covering an area of 900 hectares. Stags,
monkeys and boars live amidst the luxuriant vegetation of the
hillside.One can watch a few species of endangered birds, including
the kestrel. The Domaine contains four thatched-roof bungalows and a
restaurant with a panoramic sea view. Take an opportunity to enjoy a
delicious meal of venison and seafood. Tel: (230) 634-5011, Fax: (230)
A small seaside resort along the rugged coast of the Savanne district.
A famous feature is the garden overlooking the sea and named after Dr.
Charles Telfair. A popular viewpoint is found at the southern end of
the village, right on the cliff top : Gris Gris.
What to see Itineries East
Flacq is one of the most important villages in Mauritius. This meeting
point for inhabitants of the East boasts the country's largest open
air market. The extremely colourful market attracts a large number of
The Waterpark Leisure Village
Enjoy unforgettable moments sliding on the giant chutes, with family
or friends. Relaxation and pleasure guaranteed.
Coastal road, Belle Mare.
Ile aux Cerfs
Ile aux Cerfs is a paradise for water sports and has the most
beautiful beach in Mauritius. You cannot afford to miss this tiny
island, delicately poised on the ocean, a real pearl in the Mauritian
Hotel /Resort :-
Set in a lush tropical garden, the Casuarina Hotel built in a moorish
style offers all the necessary comfort to make your stay most
enjoyable. An Inviting Hotel,nestled in a lush tropical setting,on the
north coast of Mauritius.
The Gold Beach Resort, in Mauritius, is located in the Western coastal
village of Flic en Flac along a beautiful white sandy beach. The
Hotel's concept is to offer to guests the best holidays in a relaxing
& enchanting environment with a selection of water sports activities
On the bay of Pointe Aux Piments with 800 metres of white sandy beach,
Le Meridien Ile Maurice has recently undergone an exciting renovation,
reopening on 12 December 2003 and featuring 198 newly refurbished
rooms and suites, a dramatic new entrance and lobby area, innovative
restaurant and bar concepts, beautiful landscaping and gardens, a re-
designed swimming pool area and a fabulous new Asian health spa.
La Plantation Hotel is situated in a sheltered bay of the North West
Region of Mauritius, bordered by a river steeped in the history of
Mauritius.The coral reef surrounding the lagoon gives safe access for
the practice of water sports.
The Indian Resort Hotel in Mauritius, a Hotel complex of 349 rooms is
a true idyllic place for tourists.Conceived in a way that all the
rooms have a sight on the Indian Ocean...
Berjaya Resort Casion
Berjaya Le Morne Beach Resort and Casino, on the beautiful island of
Mauritius, is distinctively different from the other existing resort
Hotels on the island for its Malaysian style architecture complete
with Mauritian charm...
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Mauritius, is an exclusive haven of
solitude and luxury, this unforgettable resort is spread over 27
scenic acres, overlooking the serene, blue waters of Tamarin Bay. No
detail has been overlooked at this beautiful beach-side getaway with
interiors inspired by French Colonial, Indian, African, and Arabic
design. Guests can bask in the warm glow of the excellent service and
General Info Practical Information and Etiquette
Monday to Thursday : 9.15 am -3.15 pm, Friday: 9.15 am -3.30 pm ,
:9.15 am -11.15 am (Some banks only). Banks are also open to coincide
with the arrival and departure of international flights at the Sir
Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport.
The temperature on the coastal areas varies between 22°C in winter and
34°C in summer. The sea temperature varies between 22°C and 27°C. In
the central part of the island, the maximum daytime temperature varies
from about 19°C in August to about 26°C in February. The western and
northern regions are warmer and relatively drier than the East and the
Almost all of our large hotels are equipped and ready to cater for
conferences. The number of people that can be accommodated varies
30 to 500. The International Conference Centre in Grand Bay and the
Freeport Exhibition Centre in Mer Rouge can easily accommodate 600
and 1,000 people respectively.
Credit Cards :
Credit cards are normally accepted by banks and most hotels,
restaurants and tourist shops.
Mauritius is a blend of diverse cultures and religions. The population
consists of Hindus, Creole, Chinese, Muslims and Europeans.
The monetary unit is the Mauritian Rupee (Rs.) which is divided into
100 cents (cs). At the latest exchange rate, one Euro is worth around
l Passengers over 18 years of age may import the following duty-free
items: 250 grams of tobacco (including cigars and cigarettes), 1 litre
of spirits, 2 litres of wine, ale or beer, one quarter litre of Eau de
Toilette and perfume not exceeding 100 ml.
l A plant import permit must be obtained from the Ministry of
Agriculture, prior to the introduction of plants and plant material
including cuttings, flowers, bulbs, fresh fruits, vegetables and
l It is prohibited to introduce sugarcane and parts thereof, soil
micro-organisms and invertebrate animals.
l All imported animals including animal products need an import permit
from the Ministry of Agriculture and a health certificate from the
country of origin.
l Drug trafficking is illegal and carries very heavy penalties.
and ammunition need import permits and must be declared on arrival.
People in Mauritius drive on the left-hand side of the road and give
way to the right.
Foreigners with a driving licence issued by a Competent Authority in
their respective countries are allowed to drive during their stay in
The Mauritian economy is based on four sectors: Textile, Tourism,
Sugar and Services.
Police(ambulance ) :999, Police : 208-7018/20
Fire : 995, Samu : 114
Mauritius is located approximately 2000 kilometres to the south
eastern coast of Africa and lies east of Madagascar on 20°5, 57.5E .
The country covers an area of 1865km_ with 330 kilometres of
coastline. Mauritius is 45km in width and 65km in length.
Mauritius is a democratic state based on the Westminster model and
enjoys political stability.
No vaccinations are required. However a yellow fever vaccination
certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age who arrive
from areas where yellow fever cases are reported.
Of volcanic origin and generally sheltered by barriers of coral reefs
forming natural, safe, crystal clear lagoons, Mauritius has long been
a dream destination. Known to the Arabs as early as the 10th century,
but officially «discovered» in 1505 by the Portuguese navigator Pedro
Mascarenhas, the island was occupied successively by the Dutch
(1598-1712) and the French (1715-1810), and was ceded to Great Britain
in 1814 through the Treaty of Paris. On 12 March 1968, Mauritius
became Independent. Republic Day was proclaimed on 12 March 1992.
Most people in Mauritius are bilingual and are equally fluent in
and French. Creole and French are the main languages in the everyday
environment and several oriental languages are also spoken.
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Free public medical facilities are widely available. Private clinics
provide medical services for a fee.
Besides a wide choice of local papers, the pick of the European and
American press is available.
Nudism and topless sunbathing are frowned upon on our public beaches.
No hotel permits nude sunbathing on beaches. Topless sunbathing is
1.2 million (Year 2003)
Population literacy rate
There are 15 public holidays every year. Seven of them are fixed
holidays: January 1st & 2nd, 1st February, 12th March, 1st May, 2nd
November and 25th December. The remaining public holidays are
religious festivals whose dates vary from year to year.
A tourist police service has been set up to ensure security in tourist
An anti-terrorist law has also been proclaimed. A specific law
relating to all tourist activities and corrupt practices has also been
The following essential pieces of advice are meant for you :
Keep an eye on all personal belongings at all times.
Be careful when withdrawing money from a cash point.
Avoid wearing expensive jewellery.
Do not leave anything inside your car.
(For trips or purchases) use only recognised operators or suppliers.
Keep your passports, plane tickets, jewellery of value and large sums of money in safe custody.
For sea excursions, do not rent boats with inadequate security standards.
During individual sea trips, always notify the person responsible for the boat house.
Do not go swimming in areas where it is forbidden.
Shopping hours in our main cities range from 9.30 am to 7.30 pm
(Monday-Saturday). Some shops are open till noon on Sundays and public
holidays. Many duty free shops and modern shopping centres (Caudan,
Curepipe, Floréal Square, Happy World House, Orchard Centre) offer a
wide choice of products.
Please note that there are no shops open in Rose-Hill, Curepipe and
Quatre-Bornes on Thursday afternoon.
Tipping is not compulsory.
Time & Telecommunications
Mauritius is four hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and three hours
ahead (2 hours in summer) of mid-European Time. Mauritius has
international direct dialling facilities to most parts of the world as
well as high speed fax and internet services.
Satellite TV and local tv & radio are available
in most of the hotels.
A value added tax of 15% is payable on goods and services including
hotel and restaurant bills.
Visa & entry
A visitor must be in possession of a valid passport and a return or
onward ticket. A visitor's visa is normally granted for a period of
two weeks to one month upon arrival, to almost all holders of a valid
passport, with one or two exceptions. Visitors are strongly
recommended to contact the Passport and Immigration Office in
Mauritius or the nearest Mauritian Embassy or Consulate. The visa can
be extended upon request at the Passport and Immigration Office,
Sterling House, 11-19 Lislet Geoffroy Street, Port-Louis, Tel : (230)
210-9312 to 210-9317 Fax (230)210-9322.
What to wear
Take your best beach and casual wear. In the winter months (June -
September), carry some light woollen clothing for the cool evenings.
Please show due respect when visiting religious places. Wear
appropriate clothing (and remove leather shoes and belts) when
entering the premises.
Private Sector : Monday to Friday: 8.30 am - 4.15 pm Saturday : 9am -
noon (Some offices)
Public Sector : Monday to Friday: 9 am - 4 pm
Saturday : 9 am - noon (Skeleton service).
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