Mauritius is an island nation in the south-west Indian Ocean off Africa, about 900 kilometres east of Madagascar. The Mauritians can speak Mauritian Creole, French and English, only English is official language, but French is most commonly used. It is famous as the only known home of the extinct giant bird, the Dodo. This serene oasis has experienced a recent boom in tourism, and areas such as Grand Bay, in the north, now teem with shops, eateries, bars and nightclubs.
Things to see and do:
•Grand Bay -- A shopping and leisure paradise
•Ile aux Cerfs
•Casela Nature and Leisure Park
•Champs de Mars
The climate is tropical, there is divided into two seasons, winter with warm and dry from May to November and summer with hot and humid from November to May.