The Gem of the Indian Ocean

Mauritius is a small island developing state located in the Indian Ocean, approximately 2,400 kilometers off the southeastern coast of Africa, with a population of nearly 1.3 million people. Mauritius is known for its stability and the racial harmony among its mixed population. The people live in peace within a society that preserves African, Indian, Chinese and French ancestral cultures. These features make the island a unique place, and Mauritians are known for their tolerance, warmth and kindness. Mauritius will enchant you, making you feel that you belong among the chosen few who call the island their home. 
Every encounter is an opportunity to discover a new side of Mauritius, from hiking the lush trail up to the peak of Le Pouce, to the bright sand and turquoise sea, to the rolling plains of sugar cane and brightly colored temples. Mauritius is a melting pot where the past and present smoothly blend together, offering an incomparable beauty that will compel you to return to its shores time and time again.