Mauritius, known for its exceptional service and accommodation, lies in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The coastline is almost entirely surrounded by coral reefs and white sand beaches. Today the one million plus population consists of a variety of cultures including Hindu, Muslim, Chinese, Creole and European among others. It is this very variety of different languages, customs and cuisine that makes Mauritius such a vibrant and appealing destination.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Mauritius enjoys a mild tropical climate with a warm humid summer from November to April and a cool dry winter from June to September. The warmest months are January and February, the coolest months are July and August. The wettest months are February and March, the driest is October.
TIME DIFFERENCE: GMT +4 hours.
VISAS: Not required for stays of up to 60 days. Onward or return travel documents are essential.
LANGUAGE: English is the official language.
CURRENCY: Mauritian Rupee.
FLIGHT INFORMATION: Air Mauritius & British Airways offer direct flights from London Heathrow. Emirates offer connections via Dubai from regional airports within the UK.
FLYING TIME FROM UK: Approx. 12 hours.