Fly away for a Christmas in Mauritius!

This year, do you feel like spending Christmas with your feet in the sand, far from the cold and dreariness? Warmth, sunshine and dreamy landscapes are on the programme for a unique and unforgettable Christmas!

Discover Port Louis on Christmas

Enjoy a little corner of paradise to celebrate Christmas in Mauritius, with your lover or your family, and put down your suitcases for a holiday in the heart of the Indian Ocean. Port-Louis, the capital of the island, welcomes you for a cultural and festive stay.

In December, you can enjoy a sunny day to discover the city. Take a stroll on the Place d'Armes, in the heart of the historic centre of Port-Louis, then head towards Fort Adelaide, which offers an unobstructed view of the port and the city, as well as the surrounding mountains. A beautiful viewpoint not to be missed on the island!

You can take advantage of the capital's shops to finish your Christmas shopping before heading to the restaurant to enjoy a delicious Christmas meal with your family. On the menu? Rougails of all kinds, carys or other chicken stews, but you can also find fish dishes accompanied by rice or potatoes. Not forgetting the very famous rum arranged to celebrate Christmas as it should be!

Did you know?

Sausage rougail is a speciality of Mauritian cuisine, but also of Reunionese cuisine! It is an essential dish composed of smoked sausages, tomatoes, onions and multiple spices such as ginger or chilli pepper. There are also variations such as beef or tuna rougail!

Mauritius Island : Celebrate Christmas along the coast

Going to Mauritius during the end of the year festivities ensures you a warm and sunny climate, ideal to enjoy all the treasures of the island! During your stay, you will be able to enjoy the island's coasts and its many water activities. The season is ideal for scuba diving, a wonderful moment to share with family or friends during your holidays in Mauritius!

Take advantage of the exceptional spots of Belle Mare, which are among the most beautiful of the island. In December, the water is warm, so you will have the opportunity to admire the underwater fauna and flora in all their splendour! It is also the best time for whale watching in the south of the island, an unforgettable experience not to be missed during your trip.

After all these activities, get together as a family to celebrate Christmas in Mauritius, over a good meal! Conviviality and warmth are the order of the day under the Mauritian sun. Christmas meals are real moments of sharing on the island, composed of simple but hearty dishes, they always end with a superb basket of tropical fruits. Feast on fresh fruits such as papaya, passion fruit or pitaya! A tropical Christmas in prospect!