Also known as Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, this rich area is the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Stroll along the famous pond and its renowned giant water lilies, and admire the 85 different species of palms. This garden is one of the finest in the world, where lush walks along shaded pathways transport you to another time.
Visit the picturesque island of Ile Aux Cerfs, spread over 87 hectares of untouched land off the east coast of Mauritius. Famous for white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons and wide range of restaurants, water sports and activities on offer including one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world, the Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by two-time Masters champion Bernhard Langer.
With multicoloured flowers and rare tropical birds, this national park is where you can have a jungle adventure. Follow nature trails across rivers, explore canyons and discover idyllic waterfalls that make for a perfect resting place. If you like hiking, head to Black River Peak, and you'll be rewarded with panoramic views that encompass the whole island.
With some of the world's finest coral reefs and an abundance of tropical fish, scuba diving in Mauritius is an experience of a lifetime. Home to over 400 different species of underwater creatures, swim alongside octopus, rays, turtles and giant moray eels in locations like Blue Bay, Belle Mare, and Trou aux Biches. You may even spot some dolphins.
This geological formation is a unique, breathtaking sight and will provide an amazing canvass to any keen photographer. The rolling sand dunes of Chamarel are made up of red, yellow, green, blue and violet hues, and these multi-coloured sands settle in various colourful layers creating vibrant and surreal surfaces. This alien-like natural wonder of Mauritius is a must-see.