Top 10 jaw-dropping pictures of Mauritius


Mauritius is the picture perfect paradise nestled in the heart of the Indian Sea. The island's striking beauty and tropical charm make for an unforgettable holiday, whether you want an adrenaline-fuelled adventure of rock climbing and scuba diving, or spending your days lazing around on white, sandy beaches, while spotting adorable monkeys in the wild, Mauritius has something for everyone. These ten pictures of Mauritius' jaw-dropping beauty will surely inspire your next trip.




Port Louis umbrellas

Port Louis umbrellas

If you're looking for a place to snap some colourful selfies, or to take cover from that rare Mauritian phenomenon known as rain, then take a trip to the capital city of Port Louis, and see if you can find these brightly coloured spectacles.

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Aerial view of Trou Aux Cerfs Volcano

Aerial view of Trou Aux Cerfs Volcano

The Trou Aux Cerfs is a dormant volcano, famed for its well-defined cone and crater. Many experts have said, although the volcano is sleeping now, in the next thousand years it will become active again.

Photos: Mauritius as seen from the sky

Snorkelling in the Indian Ocean

Snorkelling in the Indian Ocean

The beautifully, crystal-clear waters of the Indian ocean are the perfect place to feed the hungry, tropical fish.

Watch: Swimming with dolphins in Mauritius

Rochester Falls

Rochester Falls

This luxurious, natural waterfall can be found in the Savanne district of Mauritius. It's very popular with tourists and many people know it for the rectangular flank rocks.

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Spotting Macaque in the wild

Spotting Macaque in the wild

The long-tailed macaque are not native to the island, but they have lived here for over 400 years, after Portuguese sailors carried them to Mauritius. But, you can have great fun trying to spot them.

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