Mauritius is a tourist hub owing to its exotic locale. Tourists across the globe are overwhelmed by its picturesque beauty and serene locations. There are numerous things that you can see and do while on Mauritius holidays. You may probably not be able to visit every place in Mauritius in your first trip but don’t miss out on some of the most interesting places to see and things to do.
Visit Blue Bay
Mauritius is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful marine life. You could hire a boat and see the most exotic fish in this beautiful bay. If you want to experience the exotic aquatic life, just put on your snorkelling gear and explore the deep ocean.
Coloured Earth at Chamarel
Coloured earth at Chamarel is one of the most famous sights in Mauritius. This fantastic sight is a testimony to nature’s way of acting. This beautiful rocky surface was formed when lava from a volcano cooled at different pressure levels. It also has a waterfall in its vicinity, so you have a dual reason to visit this place.
Enjoy a swim
A visit to Mauritius is incomplete without a visit to its serene beaches. You could enjoy a dip at Péreybère or Trou aux Biches. These beaches boast of pristine sand and clear waters. Not to mention the colourful aquatic life and the incredibly beautiful coral reefs.
Enjoy in lap of nature
If you are a nature lover and enjoy going on excursions or nature trails then don’t forget to sign up for the Maccabee Trail. Maccabee trail falls in Black River Gorges National Park. You can see a huge variety of birds and animals here, so make sure you have your camera at hand! Those who love hiking can also sign up for the black river peak trail that would take you to the highest peak in Mauritius. You can see the entire Mauritius from here and the sight is simply amazing. Avid bird lovers could also plan a trip to Casela Bird Park. This park hosts over one hundred varieties of birds. It is a must visit spot if you are on a family holiday to Mauritius.
Shop at Caudan Waterfront
If you are a lover of craft and artefacts then you must visit the Craft Market which is situated at the Caudan Waterfront. This is an ideal place to pick up souvenirs for your family and friends. There are numerous Indian shops that offer you a variety of Asian cultural products.