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Vacation To Mauritius The Isle In The Ocean of Jade

by on Dec.19, 2010, under Vacations

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Tourists who vacation to Mauritius are always surprised at how completely different the island is to any place else in the world they have visited. The pretty Garden Island is found just off the coast of Africa and slightly east of Madagascar.

It is quite simply striking in its dramatic glory. If your holiday agenda includes such stuff as natural views, palm fringed silver-colored beaches and mountains you’ll be at the right spot!

There had been a time many years back when Mauritius was simply called the habitat of the now extinct and famous dodo bird. How times have changed. These days, the island is renowned around the world for being a shangri la washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and for eco-tourism and great watersports. The culture is very diverse and residents come from such places as China, India, and all over Africa.

The largest city on the island is named Port Louis. This intriguing place hot and busy colorful is a total must visit. It’s got a reputation for quality yet inexpensive clothing. The busy market close by is a place to find many exotic fruits and fine local cuisine. A lot of it is served from stalls alongside the roadway. Street sellers serve up all sorts of interesting local foods. As you’d guess, the speciality is seafood.

As well as being renowned for its shopping and beach resorts Mauritius is beginning to become increasing preferred as an eco-tourism destination. As a fertile volcanic island, Mauritius is famous for its lush and frequently unique varieties of flora and fauna. A remarkable way to spend your nirvana vacation is to explore the wonderful scenic natural reserves of the island. Remember to take along your camera!

Travellers will be spoilt for choice here. There are jeep safaris that whisk you through the 17 square miles of the Yemen State Park on the islands western flank. The park is home to the Tamarin and Rempart brooks, stuffed with fish, and winding thru the park wildlife reserve. You can spot zebra, antelope, giraffes and ostriches, alongside many rare birds that are native to the island.

This place is where jaded visitors can come and be revitalised. The uniqueness of the place alone is surprising. It is really a garden set in an ocean of jade. Dance to the Sega rhythms ; experience the dholl puri, and the hot samosas – local specialities. As you ramble thru this tropical heaven you’ll find a pleasure at each turn in the road. You may also possibly wonder why you took so long to find out Mauritius for yourself!

Now you have read this quick article, maybe your feelings are stirred and you need to go take a holiday in Mauritius yourself. Fantastic waterfalls, steaming jungles, stalwart mountains and fabulous Silver beaches sound great on paper but there is nothing like seeing the real deal. There are no amount of words that really could describe the sounds and sights of this place. You really must pay a visit today!

Holidays to Mauritius are available this summer such as some exotic hotels such as Les Pavillons, Legend hotel, plus many more luxurious hotels.

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