In his non-fiction travelogue Following the Equator, Mark Twain said, ‘you gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven; and heaven was copied after Mauritius’. For anyone that has travelled to the island paradise off the coast of South East Africa before, the truth in Twain’s words couldn’t be clearer.
Renowned as being an idyllic island, Mauritius was once just a honeymooner’s haven; but it is slowly making a name for itself amongst nature lover’s and adventure seekers around the world. Outside of the sprawling, all-inclusive resorts that line the coast lies an island full of natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. From mountains to beaches, hiking to snorkelling, this small island nation has it all.