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100 photos of Mauritius

Discover Mauritius with 100 photos

Ladies and gentlemen we have just landed in Mauritius. As you can see, the weather is mostly sunny with maximum temperature ranging around 32-34 °C, local time is 7:00 am. Thank you for travelling with us, have wonderful holidays on the island.

Landing in Mauritius

1# Arrival in Mauritius

Mauritius looks amazing viewed from above.

A green land defined by a white stroke

 

Mauritius Frangipani flower

2# Frangipani

These tropical yellow and white beauties grow everywhere in Mauritius. Apparently its scent procures gaiety & is charming when worn behind the ear.

 

Mauritius-beach

3# Over a hundred beaches

Mauritius is for the most part enclosed by beaches. When choosing your hotel, check its front beach, you will probably spend a lot of your time there.

 

Sega music Mauritius

4# The Sega

The Sega is a traditional dance and music of Mauritius. The music was created by the slaves and was used to sing their suffering. Thankfully, after the abolition of slavery, the music was played to express joy and freedom.

 

Mauritius-beach

5# Relaxing moments

Hammock lovers know the feel!

 

flamboyant alley mauritius

6# Bouquet d’Annee

Even roads are coloured in Mauritius. These beautiful trees have been widely planted on roadsides everywhere in Mauritius. If you are visiting the island in November or December, lucky you, it is the blooming season.

 

Le Pouce Mauritius

7# Peter Both view

With its inner mountain ranges, Mauritius is a quality destination for adventurous hikers.

 

Rodrigues-island-beach

8# Rodrigues Island

On Rodrigues Island, beaches are often uncrowded, if not completely deserted.

 

Plage-ile Maurice

9# Ile aux Cerfs

Ile aux Cerfs is a beautiful island located off the east of Mauritius.

 

Dholl puri Mauritius

10# Dholl Puri

The Mauritian cuisine portrays the diverse local population. However, the Dholl Puri is a street food that everyone enjoys.

 

Mauritius beach pirogue

11# Pirogue

The pirogue is the traditional boat used by local fishermen. They can be seen on most beaches of the island.

 

Mauritius music dance sega

12# Congenial atmosphere

Mauritius is a very convivial place to be. Whether it is during the day or at night, you will always enjoy your time on the island.

 

ilot fourneau Mauritius

13# Ilot Fourneau

Located in the south-east Ilot Fourneau is one of the many small islands surrounding the mainland Mauritius

 

shiva Grand bassin

14# Grand Bassin: the sacred lake

Grand Bassin is a crater lake located in the south of the island. The place revered by the Hindu population of Mauritius.

 

Trou aux Biches Mauritius

#15 The relaxed way

Life ambles slowly on a tropical island.

 

camp fire beach mauritius

#16 Late evening party

Hotels often set the stage for some traditional Mauritian beach parties.

 

Le morne beach

#17 Le Morne Cultural Landscape

Le Morne Brabant is a dismal place in a historical point of view. The site is one of the two UNESCO world heritage sites of the island.

 

Red-tailed Tropicbird mauritius

#18 Paille en Queue

The Paille en Queue or Tropicbird a rare bird that circumnavigate the island, so rare that when seen, it provides a sense of luck. Some even make wishes, the Mauritian shooting star.

 

GRSE waterfall Ile aux Cerfs

#19 GRSE waterfalls

The GRSE waterfall is one of the natural beauties of the east of Mauritius. The waterfall can be visited by boat, on the way to Ile aux Cerfs.

 

Village Weaver - Ploceus cucullatus Mauritius

20# village weaver

The village weaver is very common in Mauritius. You might be visited by one of these charming birds especially during breakfast time.

 

Honeymoon in Mauritius

#21 Privacy luxe

With its surrounding islands and pristine beaches, Mauritius offers privacy and luxe to its visitors.

 

Mauritius people

#22 Sugarcane cultivation

Mauritius was once solely dependent on its sugarcane industry. Today still it is an important pillar of the local economy.

 

mauritius and reunion night space

#23 Indian Ocean space view

Amazing photograph of Reunion Island and Mauritius (top) captured by NASA.

 

One Eye le morne

#24 Windsurfing Le Morne

Le Morne beach offers excellent wind spots like One Eye or Manawa for surfing.

 

Sugar cane plantation Mauritius

#25 Cultivation

The cultivation of sugar was introduced by the Dutch in the 17th century.

 

Mauritius bird view

#26 Hiking views

Mauritius is even more colorful from an aerial perspective.

 

flic en flac beach

#27 Flic en Flac

Flic en Flac is the longest beach of Mauritius and one of the finest too.

 

Day gecko Phelsuma ornata

#28 Day gecko

The Gecko can be found pretty much everywhere on the island. This species is harmless to human beings and can live up to 15 years.

 

Ilot Gabriel Beach

#29 Ilot Gabriel beach

Coin de mire view from Ilot Gabriel off the north coast of Mauritius.

 

Waterlilis Mauritius

#30 SSR Botanical Garden

This mythical botanical garden was created by Pierre Poivre and is a must-visit place in Mauritius. Also known as Jardin Pamplemousses, the park has a wide range of plant species, including some being endemic.

 

Chapelle Notre Dame de Cap Malheureux

#31 Notre Dame Auxiliatrice - Cap Malheureux

The small red roof church is the symbol of the calm Cap Malheureux village. With numerous islands in the background, it is one of the best viewpoints of Mauritius.

 

Wreck Stella Maru Mauritius

#32 Stella Maru

Stella Maru is the most famous shipwreck of Mauritius. Located just in front of Trou aux Biches, North-West of the island, this artificial lagoon is a paradise for divers.

 

rochester falls souillac

#33 Rochester Falls

Rochester Falls is one of the many waterfalls of Mauritius. It is located in the middle of the fields not far from Souillac. The place is famous for its milky white water beautifully contrasted with the rectangular shapes of the rocks.

 

Crystal rock Ile aux Benitiers

#34 Crystal Rock

Crystal rock is the pearl of the west coast of Mauritius. Whether you are visiting Ile aux Bénitiers, or going snorkeling or swimming with dolphins, every boat stops at Crystal rock.

 

Spices of Mauritius

#35 Aromatic traditions

Many spices like saffron, curry powder and cinnamon are used to make traditional Mauritian dishes.

 

Kite surfer Pointe

#36 Anse la Raie

The beaches of the east of the island are also interesting for windsurfing.

 

Fish Mauritius

#37 Seafood

Seafood is sold on the beach, especially on Rodrigues Island.

 

Sega Mauritius

#38 Sega dance

Traditional sega is still the most listened and danced music across in Mauritius.

 

Mauritius coastline

#39 Le Morne beach

In addition to the mythical Morne Brabant, the small village of Le Morne is also home to one of the most beautiful beaches of the island.

 

Port Louis waterfront

#40 Caudan & Port Louis Waterfront

The waterfront of Port Louis is the first shopping mall of Mauritius. The mall hosts some world-famous fashion brands and other animations like cinema, children area, bars and live music on weekends.

 

coin de mire view

#41 Coin de Mire Island

Coin de Mire (Gunner's Quoin) is located few kilometres outside the northern lagoon.

 

children of Mauritius

#42 Multicultural society

Mauritius proves to be a surprising and unique human experience.

 

gris gris Mauritius

#43 Gris Gris

The south of Mauritius is better characterised by the word 'wild'. Whether it is Gris Gris, La Roche qui Pleure or Le Souffleur, the south offers beautiful untamed wilderness.

 

Sunset in Tamarin Mauritius

#44 Sunset in Tamarind

The west coast of Mauritius offers some royal sunset shots.

 

Ile-coco-rodrigues

#45 Ile Coco

Ile Coco (Rodrigues) is one of the most beautiful islands of the Mascarene archipelago.

 

Blue-bay-marine-park

#46 Blue Bay Marine Park

The natural marine park of Blue Bay is a great representation of the biodiversity of the Indian ocean.

 

beach snack mauritius

#47 A very food trip

With beach restaurants, roulottes or beach hawkers, you are always sure to find food everywhere in Mauritius.

 

mauritius hotels

#48 World class hotels

The legendary Mauritian hospitality is key to the tourism success on the island. TripAdvisor, Booking or Trivago, all have excellent customer ratings on Mauritian hotels.

 

Mauritius-horse-riding

#49 Horse riding in Mauritius

Enjoy an exquisite horse riding experience Mauritius.

 

vallee-de-ferney

#50 Vallée de Ferney

Vallée de Ferney is a nature reserve of more than 200 hectares and shelters over a 100 species of plants and numerous animals.

 

dolphins Mauritius

#51 Swim with dolphins

To swim with dolphins is a one-time life experience. Enjoy it in a tropical island.

 

Mauritius wild south

#52 Calm lagoons

Mauritius is mostly enclosed by coral reefs, resulting into calm and secured lagoons.

 

Children of Mauritius

#53 Simplicity

Though things are evolving and the island is becoming more and more developed, the Mauritian way of living remains relatively simple. Maybe this is better explained by this beautiful photo of Peggy Lampotang.

 

la cuvette Grand Baie

#54 La Cuvette beach

The small beach of La Cuvette is located few minutes from Grand Bay. Ideal for a quick refreshing bath.

 

Mauritius echo parakeet

#55 The Mauritius Parakeet

Mauritius is a paradise to observe a unique fauna. The island is home to some rare native bird species like the Mauritius Parakeet and the Pink Pigeon.

 

bustop

#56 Public transport

Mauritius offers cheap public transport facilities. Bus services in Mauritius cover the entire island from early morning to 8 pm.

 

belle mare Mauritius

#57 Enjoy the sun

Mauritius is located quite near the Tropic of Capricorn, which results in a sunny atmosphere. With more than 300 long sunny days a year, Mauritius is an all year round destination.

 

alexandra falls- road

#58 Exceptional flora

With the exception of big cities, fauna is pretty much everywhere on the island.

 

Pointe aux sables Mauritius

#59 Pointe aux Sables

Pointe aux Sables is a small fishermen village located near Port Louis and has a pretty beach and is home to Montagne Jacquot, a thrilling cliff for diving.

 

beach-hotel-mauritius

#60 Villa Caroline

Villa Caroline is located in front of a great snorkeling spot.

 

7 coloured earth of Chamarel

#61 Seven coloured earth of Chamarel

Chamarel is the most visited natural attraction in Mauritius. Depending on the time of the day and the light, the earth of Chamarel changes to seven to a dozen colours. Don't miss the traditional rum of Chamarel.

 

Rodrigues-island

#62 Rodrigues Island

Rodrigues Island has its own traditions and savoir-faire.

 

ile aux cerfs mauritius

#63 Ile aux Cerfs

Ile aux Cerfs offers kilometres of pristine beaches to its visitors.

 

Deer Mauritius hunting

#64 Hunting in Mauritius

Hunters will love the beautiful hunting reserves across Mauritius.

 

Pointe aux Canonniers Mauritius

#65 Pointe aux Canonniers

Probably less famous than Trou aux Biches or Grand Bay, Pointe aux Canonniers is a flawless beach located in the north-west of Mauritius.

 

Black River National Park

#66 Black River Gorges National Park

The largest park of Mauritius is famous for its rocky landscapes and waterfalls, perfect for hiking trails.

 

Trou dEau Douce

#67 Trou d'Eau Douce

The small village of Trou d'Eau Douce lies on the east coast of Mauritius.

 

Tea plantation Mauritius

#68 La route du thé

Tea has always been part of the Mauritian culture. La route du thé is located near Grand Bassin, a fine place to learn more about this aromatic beverage. The site also has a very tea oriented restaurant.

 

Trou aux biches

#69 Trou aux Biches

On weekdays, beaches in Mauritius are usually quite roomy.

 

beach dinner Mauritius

#70 Romantic beach dinner

Whether it is for a wedding anniversary or honeymoon, you can ask for a memorable amorous setting.

 

Flic en Flac beach

#71 Wolmar beach

Wolmar beach is located at the end of Flic en Flac.

 

Ilot Gabriel & Ile Plate beach

#72 Flat Island

Flat Island also known as Ile Plate is one of the many islets located in the off the north of Mauritius.

 

kitesurf in mauritius

#73 One Eye

One Eye is the most appreciated surf and windsurfs spot in Mauritius.

 

Rodrigues Ile cocos et ile aux sables

#74 Ile Coco & Ile aux Sables

Ile Coco & Ile aux Sables are two pristine islands devoid of any human activity.

 

Anse Bouteille Rodrigues

#75 Anse Bouteille

Like Mauritius, Rodrigues Island is blessed with a tropical climate and sumptuous beaches. But Anse Bouteille is unique, it looks nothing like the other Mauritian beaches.

 

rock ile aux benitiers

#76 Crystal Rock

Another beautiful shot of crystal rock and Morne Brabant.

 

Boat Mauritius

#77 Island hopping

Whether it is on a speed boat, a yacht or a pirogue, it is always a pleasure to sail around Mauritius.

 

Dodo Souvenir Mauritius

#78 The Dodo

The dodo, the mythical endemic bird of Mauritius, unfortunately, an extinct species.

 

Road south mauritius

#79 Travelling in Mauritius

Mauritian roads are very well sealed and most signs are marked in English.

 

Tamarin Bay Mauritius

#80 Tamarin

Today still, the pirogue is the most used boat by local fishermen.

 

Mauritius street food

#81 Pickle fruits

You will see these everywhere in Mauritius, locals love them.

 

GoPro Mauritius Parasailing

#82 Parasailing

Parasailing can be experienced on popular beaches like Mont Choisy or Flic en Flac.

 

Mauritian ladies saree

#83 Traditions

Each ethnicity still follows their values and traditions.

 

Snorkeling Mauritius

#84 Snorkeling

With its dazzling beaches and flourishing coral reefs, Mauritius is an underwater wonderland for snorkeling.

 

Champ de mars Mauritius

#85 Champ de Mars

The Champ de Mars is the oldest horse racing track in the southern hemisphere.

 

Port Louis Theatre Mauritius

#86 Port Louis

The city of Port Louis is an open-air museum of the Mauritian past and present culture.

 

Oasis Mauritius Caudan

#87 Tropical fruits

Tropical fruits like coconut, pineapple or mango are sold everywhere on the island. Not to miss.

 

Mauritius Roti

#88 Roti chaud

Roti is another widespread street food that can be found in Mauritius.

 

Mauritius turquoise lagoon

#89 Crystal clear water

Nearly all the beaches in Mauritius offer calm crystal clear water for hours of sunbathing.

 

National-Park-Mauritius

#90 Trail friendly

Mauritius host numerous trail festivals each year. The dodo trail and Ferney trail are amongst the most famous.

 

Avis Mauritius

#91 Travel-friendly facilities

In Mauritius, you will have no trouble finding travel facilities and services, like car rental, Western Union, Change or ATMs.

 

Lion Mountain view

#92 Lion Mountain

A stunning view of the south-east from Lion Mountain.

 

Sugarcane field sunset

#93 Beautiful sunsets

Sunset at Cascavelle.

 

Mahebourg small city

#94 Mahebourg

Mahebourg is a charming small city located near the SSR International Airport. It has a historical museum which is definitely worth the visit if you want to learn more about past epic naval battles between the Royal and French Navy.

 

Mauritius Beach restaurant snack

#95 Food Carts

You will find interesting food trailers across nearly every beach in Mauritius.

 

Mauritius wedding honeymoon

#96 Honeymoon destination

Mauritius was awarded as the best honeymoon destination of the Indian Ocean for the past years by the World Travel Awards.

 

pointe aux piments

#97 Pointe aux Piments

Pointe aux Piments is one of the rare places of the Indian ocean where you can come across sea turtles in their natural habitat.

 

Chauteau de Labourdonnais

#98 Colonial houses

Chateau de Labourdonnais is the most famous colonial house of Mauritius. Located not far from the SSR Botanical Garden, the place is definitely worth a visit when travelling to the north.

 

Mauritius hospitality

#99 Hospitality at its best

The hotels in Mauritius are driven by a passion to provide exclusive and personalized services, genuine hospitality.

 

Happy-National-Day-Mauritius

#100 The Mauritian flag

A beautiful island inhabited by beautiful people.

 

Have wonderful holidays on the island!

Comments

I visited Mauritius. Very nice island. People are very good and living to gather in peaceful way although they belong to different religions.

Yes, you are right. People there are amazing!

Even Mauritius is a small island,there are many beautiful and rare places that you will not found in big country.

Even Mauritius is a small island there are many beautiful and rare places.

Thanks for the amazing pictures of this island-I must visit some of those sites

:) Thanks to you and keep tuned to our site for more info and pictures ;)

Hi......... It's very amazing, gorgeous that i think this island is very good to couples for Purpose of honeymoon.............

dear admin
i am making a website for promoting mauritius. can i use your pictures?

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