Mauritius is an amazing place; the mere thought of this place gathers images of sandy beaches, palm trees and blue lagoons. Pictures are never enough to describe the beautiful and incomparable landscapes of this picturesque paradise.
Mauritius is not just beaches only, it’s more than that. The tons of breath-taking views, historic sites and blossoming forests add to its beauty. Follow this quick guide about the must-see places in Mauritius.
Le Mome Mountain
Classified as World heritage, Le Mome Mountain is a single peak enclosing so much of Mauritius’ history in it. The mountain was the place, for slaves, to escape from their masters. The place is full of nice viewpoints over the west coast of the island and over the southern part of the island.
Black River Gorges National Park
A national park stretching over 6574 hectares of incredible native forests and wildlife, covering 3.5% of Mauritius’ land area and including a range of ecosystems. This dense forest is home to over 300 species of flowering plants. This national park is a natural habitat of Pink pigeon, one of the rarest birds in the world. Let yourself be carried away by the panoramic views of island’s landscape, including vistas, gorges, peaks and waterfalls.
A small village located in the district of Savanne, Chamarel attracts because of beautiful places in its vicinity. The highest waterfall in Mauritius at 100 metres and the 7-coloured earths is a major attraction. The ‘Seven Coloured Earth’, made up of sand dunes of different distinct colours including reds, browns and purples are breath-takingly beautiful.
La Vanille Crocodile Park
The star attraction of this park is crocodile but while walking through the jungle you will get a feast for your eyes when you see beautiful butterfly and other insects. The restaurant of the park even proposes Crocodile Curry on its menu. Is there anything better than ending the visit while having a taste of crocodile curry in the restaurant?
Ile Aux Cerfs
Iles Aux Cerfs is located off the East Coast, with beautiful white sandy beaches, palm trees and waters of all shades of blue. The picture-postcard blue lagoon will make you feel as if you just arrived on a Treasure Island. Iles aux Cerfs is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a BBQ and go at parasailing to have a majestic aerial view of this pristine isle.
Over the years Mauritius has become a popular honeymoon destination and luxury spot. Most of the celebrities across the world opt for Mauritius honeymoon packages. The top-notch services in numerous extravagant Mauritius hotels and top-notch services offered by high class villas has made Mauritius every tourist’s delight.