Located in the southwest of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius has long been a much sought after destination for those looking for their own slice of heaven – which makes it perfect for a cruise holiday. Mauritius Boasts a climate of tropical proportions and only has 2 seasons – winter and summer – though there is little to differentiate between the two. However, if you visit between December and February you are bound to experience the India Ocean sun at its hottest which is ideal for those who want to lounge on one of the many beautiful beaches or try their hand at some of the watersports on offer.
To cruise to Mauritius is to experience tropical paradise at the closest of quarters. The island itself is renowned for its beauty; A naturally rugged centre, hidden by lush greenery, sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters. However, if you are looking to explore during your stay, you will find plenty to interest you. Its main town, Port Louis, is etched with traces of it’s colonial past not only in it’s museums but in the architecture of many of its buildings, such as the Port Louis Theatre. Head to the north of the Mauritius and you will find the nightclubs, restaurants and bars at Grand Bay often in full swing. A popular haunt of the island’s natives, Grand Bay offers a different, more tourist-centric proposition than some of the more rural parts of Mauritius.
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