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A Tropical Island with Pristine Beaches and Coral Reefs

Mauritius Vacations

The World's Melting Pot of Cultures and Cuisines

Mauritius, the tropical dreamland! Pristine beaches, coral reefs, and crystal-clear waters—it's paradise. But what makes it extra special? The people and their rich cultural mix. Imagine a melting pot of cultures and cuisines, where you can feast on everything from cassava to soy sauce, dahl to roti.

And the architecture? French vibes all around, with charming chateaus and tea factories waiting to be explored. Just imagine over 150 km of gorgeous white beaches—it's a dream for beach lovers. But wait, there's more! Hidden gems like the peaceful Eau Bleue Waterfall and La Vallée de Ferney nature reserve are just waiting to be discovered. Mauritius vacations are a blend of nature, culture, and a whole lot of beauty.

At a Glance
LanguagesEnglish, Mauritian Creole
CurrencyMauritian Rupee (MUR)
CapitalPort Louis
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Gear up for a Dreamy Vacation

All you need to do is keep your passport and hotel booking proofs handy, and you're good to go. The passport must have a minimum of 6 months validity from the date of departure to obtain a tourist visa for Mauritius. The tourist visa for Mauritius is valid for 60 days from the issuing date. When travelling as a couple, you must carry at least USD 600.

School of dolphins in the clear water of the Indian Ocean in the picturesque backdrop of Mauritius

The Culture

When visiting Mauritius, it's important to be aware of a few cultural issues. You don't need to stress because offending a Mauritian is quite a challenge in this tolerant land. When stepping into a place of worship, play it safe with modest clothing and the shoe removal drill. Some Hindu temples might nudge you to part ways with leather items like belts and a golden rule: hands off the deity statues.

Also, tipping is not the default move in Mauritius, so there is no pressure to tip if the service doesn't quite hit the mark—many all-inclusive resorts roll in a service charge, so no extra tipping is required.

But, if a dive instructor, waiter, or any staff dazzles you with top-notch service, a small tip is the ticket to express your gratitude. Keep in mind that salaries in Mauritius, especially in service industries, lean towards the lower side, so a tip goes a long way and is always warmly welcomed.

Music is an integral part of Mauritian culture, and the most popular styles are Reggae, Séga and Seggae. It is a type of ritual music.

It is a musical representation of Mauritius' way of life. It depicts the lighthearted, vivid, and joyful nature of Mauritius people. Men usually wear oversized shirts and baggy trousers, while women wear long, colourful skirts.

If you want to experience the local culture, you can get the séga clothes at the central market in Port-Louis or Grand Bay. You're in for luck, as tourists are often invited to join this cheerful dance. But the twist is that you must do this barefoot, whether on the beach or in resorts.

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