Mauritius, one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world.

Mauritius island at a glance

Officially the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, 560 kilometres (350 mi) east of Mauritius, and the outer islands of Agaléga and St. Brandon. The islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues form part of the Mascarene Islands, along with nearby Réunion, a French overseas department. The area of the country is 2,040 km2 (790 sq mi). The capital and largest city Port Louis is located on the main island of Mauritius. The area of the country is 2,040 square kilometres (790 sq mi), the nation’s Exclusive Economic Zone covers an area of 2.3 million square kilometres


1.3 million

French, English & Creole

2,040 km2
Total surface area

20°C – 28°C
Average Temperature

Mauritian Rupee
Stable currency

Time zone

2.3 million km2
Exclusive economic zone

Employment Rate

Stable GDP Growth

GDP per capita (PPP-based)

Low inflation Rate

Repo Rate

Moody’s Investors Service

Services 75%
Industry 21%
Agriculture 4%

The Mauritian Art de Vivre

A melting pot of vibrant communities respecting the traditions, languages and religions of everyone and living in a friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re an action sports enthusiast, a consummate foodie or passionate about history and culture, there are countless ways to spend your free time in Mauritius.
So much more than an island with idyllic beautiful beaches, Mauritius offers a range of activities, including:

A wide variety of delightful and generous cuisine brought by the people who settled there over time (Creole, Indian, European, Chinese, street food)

An array of retail shopping centres with leading local and global brands (Bagatelle Mall, Phoenix Mall, Kendra Shopping Centre, Les Allées d’Helvétia Shopping Centre, Grand Baie La Croisette …)

Plenty of water activities: (catamaran outings – dolphin & whale watching, kayak, stand-up paddle, kitesurf, windsurf, surf, water ski, sea kart, snorkelling, scuba diving)

A variety of outdoor activities (mountain biking, hiking, parasailing, skydiving, trails)

A diversity of sights, landmarks and museums (Blue Penny Museum, Natural History Museum of Mauritius, National Naval Museum in Mahebourg, Photography Museum, Mauritius Postal Museum, Sugar Museum)

No fewer a dozen championship golf courses (Heritage Golf Club, Tamarina Golf Course, Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club, Mont Choisy Golf Course, Paradis Golf Club …)

A rich cultural events calendar promoting international and local artists