Referred to as a world-in-one paradise, Mauritius is famed for its brilliant coastlines of peach-tinged sand and crystalline water, perfect for setting the tone of matrimony for the newlyweds. Being an island with so much loveable nature, love can easily be served at its very best.For lovers, it is just that perfect spot to have that romantic excursion or that unforgettable honeymoon experience. The contrast of colors, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable honeymoon experience.
Mauritius is one of the best places to get married and take a honeymoon, thanks to its stunning scenery, warm tropical climate and the natural hospitality of the Mauritian people. Most hotels offer extensive wedding and honeymoon packages and have their own experienced wedding coordinator who will organize every last detail according to your wishes.
The island is loaded with historic sites, cultural diversity, geographic variation and almost limitless activities to distract you from the daily grind of beach and pool. But perhaps its single biggest asset is the relaxed charm of its warm and welcoming people.
Things to do
If you are so obsessed with water sports Mauritius is an idyllic location for Sea Kayaking. Its beautiful vast protected lagoons and beaches offer great paddling experiences. From mangroves mazes to river mouths, as well as huge crystal clear lagoons & isolated islets. And for the more experienced paddlers, open water crossings are available.
Where to stay
Are you the self comfort kind of person or you are extravagant? Whichever you are, Mauritius has just that perfect taste you desire when it comes to accommodation. Some of the best hotels situated in the island includes;
Blue Lagoon beach hotel (3*) , Verana Palmar beach hotel (3*), Veranda Grand Baie hotel and spa
Le suffren Hotel and Marina (4*), Port Chambly (4*), Labour Donnais Waterfront hotel (5*)
Anasana Balaclava (5*), Constance Le Prince Maurice (5*)
Kenya Airways fly from Lagos to Mauritius amongst several others such as, South Africa Airways, British Airways, Emirates Airlines and South Africa Airways.
Mauritius enjoys a typically tropical climate with year-round heat, although the southeast trade winds help it never to feel too sultry. The summer months are from December to April, when it can nevertheless be extremely humid, and the winter, such as it is, runs from May to November, and is cooler and drier.
The Mauritian unit of currency is the rupee (Rs), which is divided into 100 cents. There are coins of 5, 20 and 50 cents, and Rs 1, Rs 5 and Rs 10. The banknote denominations are Rs 25, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 200, Rs 500, Rs 1000 and Rs 2000. 1 rupee is 5.03 in Nigerian currency (Naira) but 30.799 in American currency (Dollars).
ATMs are widespread in Mauritius and majority of the machines accept Visa and MasterCard.
Documents required for immigration
As a Nigeria citizen Visa is granted on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days. If you change your departure plans, make sure you don’t exceed your permitted stay.
Capital: Port Louis
Dialing code: +230
ISO code: MUS
Currency: Mauritian rupee
Population: 1.296 million (2013)