The Republic of Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres off the southeast coast of the African continent.
Mauritius has a tropical climate and 2 main seasons: a warm humid summer from November to April, with a mean temperature of 24.7°C and a relatively cool dry winter from June to September with a mean temperature of 20.4°C.
Mauritius is one of the world's top luxury tourism destinations. It possesses a wide range of natural and man-made attractions, enjoys and amazing tropical climate with clear warm sea waters, attractive beaches, tropical fauna and flora complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is friendly and welcoming. These tourism assets, combined with well-designed and run hotels, and reliable and operational services and infrastructures allowed Mauritius to receive the World Leading island Destination award for the third time and World's Best Beach at the World Travel Awards in January 2012.
For nature lovers, the country is home to some of the world's rarest plants and animals but human habitation and the introduction of non-native species have threatened its indigenous flora and fauna. Mauritius has volcanic origin, an old age and has been quite isolated which permits Mauritius to be the home to an amazing diversity of flora and fauna and outstanding landscapes .
The contrast of colours, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable holiday.
Mauritius will enchant you, will uplift your soul, making you feel that you belong to the chosen few.