Resort Hotels Mauritius

Resort Hotels Mauritius

Resort Hotels Mauritius

Mauritius is an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar. In addition to the island of Mauritius, the Republic includes the islands of Cargados Carajos, Rodrigues and the Agalega Islands. Mauritius is part of the Mascarene Islands, with the French island of Reunion 200 km (120 mi) to the southwest and the island of Rodrigues 570 km (350 mi) to the northeast.

Uninhabited until the 17th century, the island was ruled first by the Dutch and then the French after the Dutch had abandoned it. The British took control during the Napoleonic Wars and Mauritius became independent from the UK in 1968. Mauritius is a parliamentary republic and is member of the Southern African Development Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa the African Union and the Commonwealth of Nations.

The main languages spoken in Mauritius are Mauritian Creole, French and English. English is the only official language but the lingua franca is Creole and the newspapers and television programmes are usually in French.[7] Ethnically, the majority of the population is Indian and there are also many people of African descent on the island and there are also European and Chinese minorities. It is the only African nation where the largest religion is Hinduism although Christianityand Islam also have significant populations.

Mauritius is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The island got its independence from the British in the year 1968.The languages spoken are French and Creole. The island has been described by a poet as the original heaven on the lines of which the heaven is created. The island has been divided into 9 divisions for the convenience of administration. The climate is tropical on account of its proximity to Tropic of Capricorn.

A traveler can plan the itinerary to Mauritius on the four directions North, East, south, and south-east. Grand Bay is a popular tourist place in the north. It has a beautiful beach by name "La Cuvette". It has shopping malls, restaurants, and is also famous for night life. A public beach with pubs and shopping areas can be found in Pereybere. The biggest Hindu temple, the Maheshwarnath built in honor of lord Shiva can be visited in Troilet which is the longest village of the island.

The East has more of native attractions of the island. A colorful open market where the inhabitants of the east, meet in the village "Flacq" One of the most beautiful beaches of Mauritius which should not be skipped by a traveler is "Ile aux Cerfs". It is a water sports paradise. South-east has not lagged behind in offering the traveler the beauty of Mauritius. A wild life enthusiast traveler can have treat to his eyes when he visits the wild life parks "lle aux Airgettes" and "Domaine du Chasseur".

The west has contributed its share of nature to the traveler. The changing colors of the soil on account of the erosion of the volcanic ash are sighted in "Chamarel". A bird park stretching to 25 hectares containing endangered birds species from various places can be seen in "Casela".

Mauritius is also famous for water sports. Wind surfing, sailing and water skiing is done from the famous beach Grand Bay

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