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Welcome to Let's Discover Mauritius, your online portal to learn and explore the amazing Mauritius island as well as a quick list of the best things to do and places to go. Mauritius is a small island in the Indian Ocean, discovered by the Arabs in the 1200s. Then, it was seen by the Portuguese sailors but it was first visited by the Dutch in 1598. Since that, the island was occupied by different Dutch Generals until their departure in the beginning of 1700s. After that, the French came to rule Mauritius for a long period until the great Battle of Grand-Port occurred in 1810s, between them and the British, which the latter won and settled down here. Mauritius became independent in 1968 and Republic in 1992.

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After several updates since the launch of the website in 2019, all contents have been edited to a shorter version and information is even more direct to read. The purpose of this website is to provide you information fast and to reduce the hassles of determining what to do during your holidays here and which places to go and provide you the opportunity to learn about the country easily. Hopefully, you will like this website and do not hesitate to share the pages to the world!

Top Things To Do In Mauritius

Mauritius is recognized for its beautiful beaches, obviously, water sports and other sea activities are among the best things to do. Hence, do visit the best beaches in Mauritius, enjoy swimming, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, pedalo, fishing, kite surfing, paddling, dolphin or whale watching, BBQ on islets and others.

We do not have only gorgeous beaches! We also have superb mountains, dreamy nature trails and fantastic waterfalls to discover. So, explore the mountains and see Mauritius 360 degrees from the tops. Forget your stress by hiking wonderful nature trails, listen the birds singing and feel the trees. Moreover, discover the sublime waterfalls we have, in fact many of them are lesser-known in our nature. Therefore, hiking and trekking in Mauritius is a must!

Apart from hiking and trekking, take part in some outdoor activities such as quad biking, mountain biking, archery, horse riding on the beach or sky diving. Add some spices by doing a zip-line, walking on a Nepalese Bridge, etc.

If you are a passionate of history and love Mauritius itself, it is crystal clear you need to dig more on its origin and how it has been transformed today. Mauritians are wonderful people. They are always ready to help and they welcome people with their heart in the country. Hence, by learning Mauritians, you will also learn their backgrounds, origins, beliefs, music, cultures, lifestyles, foods and much more. Some of the best museums have been listed to help knowing our history and cultures.

Go shopping with a smile. Lots of places exist in Mauritius to shop. Visit shopping malls, markets and others. Some shops do offer a low-tax sale or tax refunds on their products, thus, seize the opportunity!

Mauritius has nice places of interest and sightseeing to visit. Most of these places are enriched with history or something else amazing which are worth to check out.

This list of things to do in Mauritius would be incomplete without mentioning one of the fundamental aspects we have, foods! As we are composed of different cultural backgrounds, thus we are lucky to savor different types of dishes such as Indian, European, Chinese, etc. Our delicious "cuisines" are famous worldwide. Taste and enjoy the local foods, you will not regret.

So, these are the main activities you can perform while traveling to Mauritius.

The Best Places To Go In Mauritius Island

Whether you are a local or a foreigner, this section will tackle the stress on which places to visit in Mauritius. Each section has been classified accordingly to your wants, to better help you planning your holidays here. The list of each category has been prepared with deep analysis and recommendations based on popularity.


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Discover the best mountains to hike and trek and see the world from the summit.

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Enjoy the best sandy and turquoise beaches in the island and feel like in a paradise.

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Explore the best rivers and waterfalls and discover the unique hidden beauties.

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Points Of Interest & Sightseeing

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Spend some days touring the entire island for its places of interest and sightseeing.

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Nature Trails & Parks

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Free your stress by hiking some amazing nature trails and explore some nature parks.

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Enrich yourself historically and culturally by visiting these best museums in Mauritius.

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Shopping Malls

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Spend your day at the top shopping malls in the island with family or friends.

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Islands & Islets

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Enjoy the fantastic islets around Mauritius and discover them away from the mainland.

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Leisure & Attraction Places

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Have fun and engage yourself in outdoor activities with your friends and relatives.

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Religious & Spiritual Sites

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Have a spiritual journey rich with cultures at the famous religious and spiritual sites in Mauritius.

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Rodrigues is used to be the tenth district of Mauritius and also a dependent island. This little beautiful land is located around 617km away and is among the most visited places in the Indian Ocean. A special section is dedicated on it as it is no doubt true that this portal would be incomplete without mentioning Rodrigues!

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Find the best things to do and a list to explore the top places in the gorgeous Rodrigues Island for your holidays.

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An important part of this website is about learning Mauritius Island. This blog corner will include various articles based on different topics, regarding the country, where you can learn and enrich your knowledge with real facts.

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Browse astounding posts on Mauritius Island on the blog section below.

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