1. The Essence of Mauritius: Its People

The Essence of Mauritius: Its People

Europe, Africa, India and China… The whole world in one island! It is often referred to as the ‘Continent-Island’ due to its diverse cultures and ethnicities, and Mauritians pride themselves on being able to live in harmony and respect the different religions and ethnic groups represented here.

The striking natural beauty and diversity of Mauritius are reflected in the warmth of its people. The richness of their culture and heritage binds them together. The Mauritian smile is genuine and the people are well known for their hospitality and warmth. You will always feel welcome in this friendly country.

The best way to meet the locals is on the public beaches, or in the shops and market places on weekends and public holidays. Going on guided tours with locals or adventure companies are great ways to discover Mauritius and the history and culture of its people. Discover their fun side by partying the night away at one of the many nightclubs or parties on the beach!