Flight tickets from Cape Town to Plaisance

Mauritius is a tropical paradise situated in the Indian Ocean. With its laid-back lifestyle, white sand beaches, and stunning scenery, many travelers visit Mauritius and never want to leave. Even though it’s small all-year round warm climate means it is the perfect destination no matter what time of year or budget you have. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday or an adventurous getaway, Mauritius has something for everyone. In this text, we’ll explore some of the incredible things you can do on the island and discover why so many people fall in love with Mauritius.

Getting to Know Mauritius

Mauritius is a small island nation in the Indian Ocean with a population of around 1.3 million people. The country is located in the Indian Standard Time zone, which is 4 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Mauritius is a multi-lingual society with Creole, French, and English as the official languages. Creole is the most commonly spoken language and is often a secondary language to French. English is the business language and is spoken among the educated population. The official currency of Mauritius is the Mauritian Rupee (MUR). One MUR is comprised of 100 cents and can be divided into coins and notes. Unlike many countries in the region, Mauritius has a strong economy and plenty of international investment.

Climate and Weather

Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean and its climate is tropical. Mauritius is blessed with generally favorable weather conditions and a warm all year round climate. The average temperature is between 21 and 32 degrees Celsius. July and August, the winter months, are the coolest months with temperatures ranging between 15 and 21 schools. The rainy season falls between December and March, while the dry season runs from April to October. Heavy rains in the south and east can sometimes cause floods and landslides. Cyclone season spans from November to April, when strong winds, rains and flooding can occur. Despite these seasonal changes and hazards, overall, the climate in Mauritius is quite pleasant and conducive to an enjoyable holiday.

Touring Mauritius: Airport and Transportation

There are two major airports in Mauritius: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) and Plaisance International Airport (RRG). You can get from the main airport (MRU) to downtown in Mauritius by taxi, bus or car. A taxi would cost about $20 - $50. Yes, you can change money at the Mauritius Airport. There are several currency exchange outlets located in areas such as arrivals and departures at MRU, or you can use the ATMs located on the premises.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Mauritius

  1. Mauritius is a melting pot of cultures, with influences from Indian, Chinese, African, French and British communities
  2. Situated near the coast of East Africa, the island is home to various religious sites, majestic temples, and ancient forts
  3. Visitors can explore the local markets and sample the many delicacies originating from the various cultures of Mauritius, such as the traditional treats of dholl puris and gateaux piments

Read more

Check the weather before buying a ticket from Cape Town to Mauritius