Mauritius lies in the Indian Ocean, two thousand kilometres off the south east coast of Africa. It is a small island, sixty-five kilometres long and forty-five wide, but it has an envious one hundred and fifty kilometres of white sandy beaches and lagoons that are protected from the ocean by the world's third largest coral reef. It is truly an idyllic spot. The climate is tropical with a warm and humid summer from November until April when temperatures reach thirty, and a cooler, dry winter from June to September. With winter temperatures of twenty degrees, a Mauritius holiday can be enjoyed at any time of year. Those you concern themselves with ethical choices, should note that unlike some Indian Ocean Islands, Mauritius has a democratic government based on the Westminster model, provides free education and has an adult literacy rate of almost ninety percent. It also has a free health service and life expectancy is seventy-five. Mauritius in a multi-ethnic and multi cultural island where the many religions live in harmony.
Although a small island, Mauritius has a mountain range of over eight hundred metres and rain forests. It has some of the rarest flora and fauna in the world. A Mauritius holiday is mainly, although not entirely, about the beach and the coral reef. The provision of water sports is extensive and the reef is a treasure trove for divers. The island has several great golf courses which will delight aficionados of the sport. The course on Deer Island, off the coast of the mainland, is listed in the top ten in the world. Apart from the beach and golf, this historic island offers a range of tourist attractions. For an example of colonial archecture, visit the Chateau de Labourdonnais set in stunning tropical gardens. Take a trip into the interior and visit the black River Gorges in the National Park, or the Tamarin Waterfalls. The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical gardens should not be missed. Those with children can enjoy a day at the Casela World of Adventure and take the jungle safari. Port Louis, the capital has a superb variety of shops and restaurants. The largest market on the island is found on the east coast in the village of Flacq.
Mauritius is a beautiful island and as one of the world's top luxury holiday destinations, the words 'cheap' or 'low cost' can not be used to describe a holiday here. For most it is a once in a lifetime experience, generally chosen for a special occasion. At Cheekytrip, we may not find you a cheap Mauritius holiday, but we can at least find you the one that costs the least. As a price comparison site we have access to holiday deals from more than three dozen travel companies, including some of the market leaders. With such strong competition, you are sure to get the best value for money. All it takes is one quick search. Simply enter your point of departure, your dates and your destination and within a matter of seconds, we'll show you the Mauritius holiday that costs the least. Since offers change on a daily basis, to avoid disappointment, ring and book today.