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Mauritius - A small island rich in culture, wildlife and waterfront delights

Mauritius is a small island in the Indian Ocean, rich in culture and natural wonder, with shimmering lagoons, a mountainous interior and ancient rainforests housing some of the world’s rarest wildlife. Mauritius is also famed for its resorts, set alongside white sandy beaches, blue lagoons and warm crystal clear waters. Brightsun Travel can arrange a variety of packages, from the most luxurious escapes to fantastically cheap holidays to Mauritius, at resorts appealing to all budgets and tastes. Mauritius’ award winning resorts are the perfect place to explore the island's diverse landscape, where you can hike through beautiful rainforests or snorkel through exotic marine habitats. Mauritius has many places to explore its marine life offering the chance to spot Dolphins and Whales. The protected Blue Bay Marine Park is one of Mauritius’ best snorkelling spots, whilst a guided tour of the Ale aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve offers an opportunity to encounter true island wilderness. The volcanic island of Rodriguez has turquoise waters set alongside stunning mountainous landscapes.

When not diving, island hopping or swimming off Mauritius’ white sandy coastline, there are some incredible delights on land. Brightsun Travel has fantastic holidays to Mauritius including stays at resorts offering tours of the country’s spectacular interior. The Black River National Park is perhaps the biggest and best place to hike through rain forests and catch a glimpse of native birds and wildlife such as wild boar and deer, as well as the incredibly rare Mauritian Kestrel and the Pink Pigeon. The National Park also offers a variety of viewpoints to enjoy spectacular views of the forest and the surrounding island, including Tamarin Falls. Away from the forests, the island’s capital, Port Louis, offers traditional markets, beautiful mosques and a variety of museums, plus the opportunity to experience some of the many culinary delights of Mauritius. Mauritius is a melting pot of Indian, Chinese, French and Creole cooking and is known the world over for its heartwarming curries and incredible seafood. Many of the island’s resorts have award winning chefs and fine dining experiences showcasing traditional and innovative cuisine, alongside the impeccable service that Mauritius is famous for. Brightsun Travel has a range of exclusive holidays to Mauritius, including 7 night all inclusive packages at some of the island’s premier resorts.

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