The must-see places during a family holiday in Mauritius

Paradise beaches and sparkling landscapes, this is what defines Mauritius. It has all the assets to guarantee unforgettable Mauritius holidays to visitors. It is not the activities that are missing on the island. Each region of the island offers landscapes and more beautiful beaches than others. For your family holidays, discover the essential to discover Mauritius.

The beautiful white sand beaches

The sun is always here in Mauritius. The island has several beaches to discover absolutely, to enjoy the tropical climate with family. It offers no less than 330 kilometers of beaches in total. Whether it is in the north, east, south or west, you can relax on the white sand and cool off in the turquoise water. In the east of the island, the beach of Ile aux Cerfs is one of the most beautiful on the island, or even in the world. It is a coastal island located in the freshwater lagoon. Another beach not to be missed in Mauritius is the beach of Mont Choisy; 3 km long, a long forest of filaos runs along the beach. Choose a villa to rent in Mauritius and take the time to discover all the beautiful beaches of the island.

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Creole gastronomy

For your visit in Mauritius, please your taste buds and discover the Creole cuisine in all its splendor. This tropical island is bursting with flavors, spices and colors. Beautiful juicy fruits of tropical varieties will be offered, such as grapefruit, pomegranate, pineapple and papaya. If you prefer salty foods, discover local specialties such as potato cakes, pepper cakes, or samosas. For your stay Mauritius, you will also have the opportunity to discover the typical dishes of each region, offered in Mauritian restaurants.

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The Mauritius aquarium

One of the main tourist attractions of the island is scuba diving. The concern is that this aquatic activity is reserved for adults. Fortunately, the island has an aquarium, allowing children, but also adults, to truly discover the underwater life. In a huge aquarium, you will be able to admire the daily feeding sessions of marine animals. You will be dazzled by the multicolored fish that will swim a few inches from you. Discover the multitudes of species in this panorama of colors, as if you were at the bottom of the Indian Ocean. Make a villa rental in Mauritius and do not miss the Mauritius aquarium during your stay.

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Port Louis, the capital

The capital is one of the must-sees of the island. Port Louis will allow you to discover the Mauritian culture through museums like Blue Penny Museum. It is also the ideal place to discover the Mauritian delights in the market district. Discover the port that makes the reputation of Mauritius. For your holidays in Mauritius, take the time to discover the capital. During your stay, you will not leave with empty hands. Local specialties and handmade souvenirs are sold in the market streets. You can then bring back memories of your good family moments on the island.

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Hiking in the national parks during your Mauritius holidays

Mauritius is also famous for its hiking trails and national parks. For your visit to the island, discover with your family the Black River Gorges Park, and go on an adventure in this place filled with magnificent species of animals. You will not see less than 9 species of birds. Enjoy a picnic break while admiring one of the waterfalls you will see in the park. Your children will not forget your family adventure in this tropical forest sheltering the local fauna. The island has other parks to discover during your vacation rental in Mauritius.

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Discovery of the Blue Bay Marine Park by boat

In Mauritius, you have the opportunity to sail on a glass bottom boat and discover the thousands of colorful fish in the Blue Bay Marine Park. You will also have the opportunity to observe different kinds of corals. It is also another way to discover underwater life with children, apart from the Mauritius aquarium. Do not forget to include the tour of the park in your program, during your stay in Mauritius.

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Visit of the zoological park of Casela during your Mauritius holidays

This zoological park will undoubtedly make the happiness of your children because it shelters magnificent creatures like the turtles of Seychelles. To discover them, you will be able to enjoy a small ride on a train. The particularity of this park is that it gives your children the opportunity to enter the cheetah paddock. It should be noted that people who can access the enclosure must be at least 1.40 m.

In Mauritius, there is so much to discover even outside the island. Enjoy a wonderful day out with your family under the sun on Gabriel Island. To access it, you will travel by catamaran for about 2 hours. Once on the island, you will have crystal clear water just for you. You can dive in peace. Relax by the sea on the white sand, and enjoy the opportunity to grill seafood during the excursion. It could be that by opting for a villa rental vacancy Mauritius, the visit of the islet Gabriel is proposed to you.

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Mauritius is one of the best destinations in the world. It is the ideal place to spend a dream vacation with your family. Several white sand beaches allow you to fully enjoy the sun. During your stay, discover the local cuisine of the island and enjoy the local specialties. Visit the capital Port Louis, and bring back beautiful memories to your loved ones. For the delight of children, discover the parks to discover different species of birds and plants. Also, discover the underwater life at Mauritius Aquarium and in the Blue Bay Marine Park. Escape to the islet Gabriel to spend beautiful moments with family, in the intimacy.

Do not hesitate to contact the concierge of Marguery Exclusive Villas for any activity booking. Discover our Mauritius holidays packages.