Best places to stay in Mauritius [best areas for honeymoon, family and more]

Where to stay in Mauritius

Where to stay in Mauritius for a honeymoon, a family breakaway and a unique trip This is an island that has been described multiple time as the paradise on earth, and for a good reason, it is absolutely magnificent. What you may have not already read is that you should be selective on the location … Read more

The 12 best beaches in Mauritius [with map and photos]

Top 10 beaches of Mauritius - The best to have fun, a safe swim or just a roti

Best beaches in Mauritius Want to see the best beaches in Mauritius? Want to see them on a map, with few photos, so that you can choose a resort in the best area of Mauritius? Then you’re in the right place. And here is the best. This list includes only beaches accessible to the general public. … Read more

43 featured pictures of Mauritius in 2020 [beach and cities]

Pictures of Mauritius - Featured photo

How hard is to select only a small set of pictures of Mauritius island?  It’s very difficult as this is heaven with many hidden gems.  I have included photos of beaches as well as cities and special moments too, like a religious procession and a wedding Following the gallery of Mauritius pictures, I have added … Read more

Black River Gorges National Park ultimate guide [with hiking map]

Black River Gorges National Park - View of the waterfalls in the gorges

The Black River Gorges National Park is a beautiful mountainous region in the southern part of Mauritius and most probably the best area for some trekking in the island. However, don’t panic straight away, if you are not into walking there is also a fabulous drive through the park that is well worth the extra mile of your trip … Read more

Grand Bassin Mauritius [5 things to know before your visit]

The viewpoint - Grand Bassin Mauritius

The Grand Bassin (or Ganga Talao), in Mauritius, is the most important Hindu place of the island and a must visit for anybody interested in experiencing a different culture. I visited this place in late August and I was surprised by the enormity of the parking area and the road arriving to Grand Bassin. It … Read more

Gris Gris Mauritius [photos and tips to know before you visit]

Gris Gris Mauritius

If you rent a car and you are uncertain which area to visit for a scenic route go south and start your visit from Gris Gris Mauritius, next to Souillac, and drive direction Le Morne. This area is probably the most dramatic of the whole island The reason that Mauritius has so many beautiful beaches (check … Read more

Mauritius itinerary in the North [A scenic drive through Grand Gaube]

This is probably the most beautiful scenic drive in Mauritius, in the north of the island, a great tour itinerary that you can easily do on your own (download the map at the end of the post) The North Coast tourist trail starts west of Grand Baie, at Trou aux Biches, and it finishes at … Read more

Jummah Mosque in Mauritius [history and photos]

The jummah mosque in mauritius

The Jummah Mosque in Mauritius was one of my highlight in Port Louis. I had the possibility to visit most of the accessible rooms including the rooftop which was quite spectacular. The building of the mosque started in the 1850s, with substantial additions built through the 1890s. Jummah Mosque in Mauritius – history from 1852 One of the elderlies of … Read more