From coast to coast: things to do in Mauritius. From pristine coast to pristine coast, there are so many wonderful things to do in Mauritius. The offerings of this Indian Ocean island range from beaches to spas, adventure to cooking, and from shopping to road trips. Here’s a travel round-up of my Mauritius road trip with key attractions and sights, along with driving tips should you plan on hiring a car to explore the island.
Mauritius (pronounced Mar-ish-us). A small island country off the east coast of Africa. This rich island seems comparable to a Caribbean island getaway... except a large amount of the locals in Mauritius are of Indian descent with either a Hindu or Islamic background and so the food served at restaurants often follow the rules of these religions.
Heading to Mauritius? Before you leave the comfort of your resort, read this. Find out which tourist traps to avoid, which attractions are touristy but worth it and (for the adventurous) how to uncover secret Mauritius.
Seven Colored Earths, Chamarel in Mauritius is a popular sightseeing place where you actually see different layers of earth each of different colors including Red, Brown, Violet, Green, Blue, Purple and Yellow.