Mauritius, a tropical island in the Indian Ocean, is characterized by its stunning natural scenery and crystal-clear water. With its thrilling nature and beach adventures, the island is an action-packed vacation with everything that an adventurer could seek.
Away from bustling city life, exploring the island's wild side is a popular tourist activity in Mauritius. Experience the calm nature atmosphere at Frederica Nature Reserve, which forms part of Bel Ombre Nature Reserve. It is a wildlife sanctuary where visitors can explore the rare endemic plants and animals while taking leisurely nature walks or picnics near rivers and a fantastic waterfall. Additionally, visitors can indulge in diverse activities at the reserve, such as safari tours and quad biking.
Another natural attraction is Domaine de l'Etoile, a thrilling adventure park with fascinating surroundings of endemic flora and fauna and many exhilarating activities like horseback riding, quad and buggy tours.
Indulge yourself in a hiking adventure at one of the well-known mountains in Mauritius: Le Morne. Situated in the south, Le Morne is known as a world heritage site as it was once a refuge for slaves. Experience the breathtaking scenery of the south and the beach from the top of the mountain, and after your strenuous hike, relax at Le Mornes beach. Another popular mountain is Le Pouce, where you can admire the spectacular scene of the island's capital city, Port-Louis.
Heads to Eau Bleue or Rochester Falls, two mesmerizing waterfalls surrounded with lush greenery where visitors can enjoy the great scenery and take photos.
Golf lovers can make their way to Heritage Golf Club, Tamarina Golf Club, Avalon Golf Estate, to name a few. These golf courses are pristinely maintained and offer stunning nature views, including beautiful gardens at Heritage Golf Club, mountain range views at Tamarina Golf Club, and tea plantation views at Avalon Golf Club.
As you visit the island, enjoy the splendid beaches of Mauritius. Explore the marine life through the Underwater Sea Walk at Belle Mare or Grand Baie. Enjoy parasailing at Trou aux Biches. Indulge in other beach activities like scuba diving, water skiing, and windsurfing. Relax under a palm tree with a cocktail, go for a sunset stroll on the sandy beach, and enjoy a beach dinner. So many options for you... You can also book a kayaking trip to Ile d'Ambre, an islet situated in the northeast of Mauritius and home to diverse fauna and flora with mangroves along its coast.
Don't miss out on a street food tour in bustling areas like Port-Louis, Mahebourg, and Grand Baie.
Mauritius has so many rich experiences beyond the beach to discover.
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