When to visit Mauritius

Our popular article about the best time to visit Mauritius was published a couple of years ago, where we dived into the pros and cons of the high and low season in Mauritius.

Recently we received a question from Sebastian in the UK, who asks quite simply “what month do you think is the best?” […]

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Martello Towers

Almost 500 years ago, an Italian architect laid the foundation for what was to become a world wide monument of the British Empire.

Giovan Giacomo Paleari Fratino, a Genovese architect, designed and built the world’s first Martello Tower, in 1565 in the island of Corsica.

Martello Tower at La Preneuse Beach

Martello Towers […]

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Best Snorkelling in Mauritius

Where do you find the best snorkelling waters in Mauritius? Scuba diving in Mauritius’ warm Indian Ocean waters is an amazing experience, no doubt about that, but it’s definitely not the cheapest way to discover the marine life of the island.

“Scuba diving on the cheap”, is an expression we hear sometimes, and while it […]

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Longest Beach in Mauritius

There are around a hundred beaches scattered around the coastline and islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, ranging from a few hundred metres long, to several kilometres of uninterrupted sandy beaches.

The longest beach in Mauritius, is the famous Le Morne Beach in the remote south west parts of the island. With the exception of a […]

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Best time to visit Mauritius?

What month of the year is the best time to visit Mauritius?

This is undeniably one of the most frequent questions we receive, and by far one of the most difficult to reply to.

2013 update: We think you might also be interested in this article on the weather in Mauritius: When to visit […]

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Remote deserted beaches in Mauritius

You mention in the ask-a-question-text, “location of deserted beaches” but I see no answer.

I guess it’s just an example but still … is it possible to find private deserted beaches? Cheers. Mike.


Hi Mike. This is a good question (and quite a frequent one actually). It is indeed possible.

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