Newsletter April 11, 2013
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Exotic Mauritius
Life in an azure paradise
Mauritius, located on the Indian Ocean, is one of the most popular tourist destinations across the world. Natural beauty, sunny weather, colorful cultural life - these make the island a favorite with honeymooners Discovered by the Portuguese in 1507, Mauritius was once the home of the now extinct Dodo bird. Sparkling clear waters, clean beaches, and amazing scenery are some of the reasons why you should visit Mauritius. Its location near the Equator makes Mauritius a place to visit round the year. The beauty of the island coupled with the warmth of the local multi-cultural people will make you want to come back.
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Airports in Mauritius
Grand Baie

The area is a beach -revelers paradise. Apart from the beach head to the shopping malls, restaurants, pubs, and discos.

Balaclava Ruins

The ruins of the old Balaclava estate is located near the Baie aux Tortues. It is also a famous wedding destination on the island.

Baie aux Tortues

It is also a famous wedding destination on the island.

Blue Safari Submarine

A submarine which takes you through the varied sea life and ship wrecks from as early as the 17th century up close and personal.

SSR (Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam)
Botanical Garden

The garden is home to a variety of exotic and indigenous plants, including the giant Victoria Amazonica water lilies.

Black River Gorges

It is a national park built in 1994 for the protection of the remaining native forests. The park offers spectacular view of rare birds and trees.

People in Mauritius are mostly multi-lingual and speak English and French fluently, apart from the native tongue. Tourist establishments offer the services of experienced guides.
Avoid visiting remote areas, swimming alone on isolated beaches, leaving your bags unattended, and accepting unexpected free guidance tours for your safety.
Shops are open from 9:30 am to 7:30 pm from Monday to Saturday.
On Sundays and holidays, some shops are open till noon but most establishments shut shop.
There is a 15% value added tax that is payable on all goods and services in Mauritius, which includes hotel and restaurant bills.
In Mauritius, tourists are assisted by a special tourist police service who provide prompt assistance.
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The Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel
LUX* Le Morne Hotel
The Cotton Bay Hotel
Suite Anahita The Resort Hotel
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