Mauritius – Ask the Experts

Question: What grade of accommodation is available for a family on a fair budget? We favour self catering accommodation.

Mauritius Self Catering is today enormously popular and there are numerous selections to choose from. 

Self Catering in Mauritius is definitely the ideal answer for families on a budget and for those who prefer flexibility.

There are bungalows, studio apartments, villas, and flats all at affordable rates and for travelers who prefer more privacy the Mauritius Self Catering option will be the best choice.

Question: What is the advisable time to see Mauritius? The Warmest? Most Fascinating?

Answer: It all It is dependent on what it is you care to do and what your tastes are.

Some tourists choose to only unwind on the beachesall day and float in the sea while others travel around the island on several excursions and others visit for the first-class sporting facilities such as golf, surfing, and deep sea fishing to name only a few.

The busiest time to travel is around the Christmas and New Year festivity period when holidaymakers from all the the nations in the world and especially those from the colder climes descend upon the island in hordes.

January to April is the warmest most humid time of year, and the heat can be unbearable at times as it does not cool down that a lot during the night and it is just overly hot during the day to sit and lie in the sun for long periods of time.

The greatest rainfall is also during these months.

During the supposed winter months, from July to September, the rain is less frequent and the humidity  more supportable.

The waters are at their purest and warmest from December to March, therefore if you like to take advantage of the various water sports and beach life on offer this would in all probability be the best time for you.

Question: Is Mauritius a outstanding destination for fishing?

Answer: The sea has got a astronomical range of fish which is great if you are into snorkelling too – and deep sea fishing trips can be arranged for the more sporting.

 Just off the coast outside the barrier reef there are vast and significant populations of Marlin, Bonita, Tuna, and Wahoo, in addition to the occasional shark. Fix Up a BBQ in advance !

Question: Is one able tostay in the Capital of Port Louis?


It is usual to stay outside the big towns and Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius. During the day similar to any other leading city with a commercial centre it gets really jam-packed and over busy.

By dark the bulk of activity in the capital is concentrated on the waterfront which offers a recent complex with a large number of shops, restaurants, casino, vast  car parking facilities, cinemas and bars.

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