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Paradise and lovingly dubbed The Star of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius has been attracting visitors for many years with its crystal clear waters, tranquil mountains, botanical gardens and year-round high temperatures. It’s a hot spot for us beach-lovers, - so whether you’re looking for a romantic island retreat or a break with the family, Mauritius is the perfect place for some vitamin sea.BeachesWith its tranquil beaches that stretch the length of the island, Mauritius is an island that never fails to deliver for those seeking the beach life. The island has a 330km shoreline of golden sands and crystal-clear waters - there’s no wonder it has some of the best beaches in the world. Every corner of this charming island has a picture perfect beach. Grand-Baie in the north of the island is ideal if you’re looking for a relaxing day on the beach, whilst in the east the Belle Mare Plage is a pristine 10km long white sand beach and one of the most picturesque beaches on the island. It’s a popular choice for relaxing and water sports. Another popular beach for holidaymakers is the Le Morne in the South West of the island - ideal for swimming and watersports. Food & DrinkMauritius is a food lovers paradise and being an island, there’s plenty of choice for fresh fish dishes. Fish Vindaye, one of the islands traditional seafood dishes is full of flavour. The fish is usually fried and pickled with an onion, turmeric, garlic and ginger sauce. Another island delicacy is Dhol-puri, an Indian-inspired pancake-style flatbread served with Indian curries – including vegetables, fish or chicken. If you’re feeling thirsty, try the Mauritian rum or the local Phoenix or Blue Marlin beer. CultureMauritian culture is rich and diverse, with influences from France, Africa, China and India. The Mauritian people are very welcoming and will lend a helping hand to friends and visitors alike. A Mauritian tradition – Sundowner – is a weekend and holiday ritual during which the Mauritians meet on the beach to enjoy the last rays of the sun. It’s a moment of relaxation which is usually accompanied by a drink – often a rum-based cocktail. NightlifeAlthough renowned for being a peaceful beach destination, the island has a great nightlife. For over 20 years, the Banana Beach Club has been ‘the place to go’ on the island for a night out. The venue hosts live music and has a selection of local drinks and international cocktails. For something more laid back, the C Beach Club’s Chill lounge bar is located right on the beachfront of Bel Ombre and it’s a great place to relax with friends and family. Find out more about the best things to do in Mauritius and let us build a bespoke package that’s perfectly suited to you! Important InformationFlight Time: 12h (direct) Time difference: +5hr Currency: Mauritian rupee Official Language: English VaccinationsPlease check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.Visa and Entry InformationPassport Requirements: All passengers must be in possession of a British E-Passport with 6 months validity from the return date of travel, two clear pages inside, and a valid return ticket.Visa Requirements: British citizens do not require a visa to enter Mauritius. Non-British passengers are advised to check with their local Embassy for advice on entry requirements before you travel.