Tuesday, July 21, 2009


The small volcanic island of Mauritius fills most expectations of what a holiday in paradise is like. mauritiusUnlike it's counterpart to the north, the Seyshelles, Mauritius also has a range of hotels to suit budget travellers looking for a cheap holiday in the Indian Ocean. Of course, there are also numerous luxury hotels and beach resorts in addition. Most visitors come for Mauritius wonderful beaches, and as such the island is extremely popular for honeymoons.

Weather information

May to November sees Mauritius's winter - less rain and lower humidity levels mean the weather is best for your holiday at this time. The summer period of December to April can be extremely hot and humid, and cyclones can threaten the island (particularly during january and February). During this period, the weather can see prologed periods of rain - not good for your beach holiday!
The temperature on the coastal areas varies between 22°C in winter and 34°C in summer. The sea temperature varies between 22°C and 27°C. The western and northern regions are warmer and relatively drier than the East and the South.

Driving in Mauritius

People in Mauritius drive on the left-hand side of the road and give way to the right. Foreigners with a driving licence issued by a Competent Authority in their respective countries are allowed to drive during their stay in Mauritius.

Mauritius photos