If you are a travel lover and love adventuring, you cannot simply ignore Mauritius, however; we know Covid-19 and its related safety measures forced you to stop thinking about every destination. Let’s pray that the pandemic ends permanently, and we start living openly. With the decreasing number of falls in Covid cases, several tourist places have been opened for travelers and with the same the land of Sun and Sand, Mauritius is opened too, with several guidelines. Yes! You heard it right; Mauritius is open for fully vaccinated international travelers with some special guidelines by the government.
On this page, you will find all information related to the Covid guidelines, tourist attractions, and other related topics about Mauritius.
Best time to travel to Mauritius
Mauritius is an evergreen tourist location, and hence can be visited throughout the year. Winter months are considered to be the best month for travellers visiting Mauritius, the weather during the month is mild and pleasant giving you one of the best times of your life to enjoy and feel the beauty of nature.
Explore the beaches, adjacent islands, and animals, as well as participating in water sports, particularly surfing. The beginning of summer in Mauritius, when the crowds begin to thin out, is a fantastic time to visit the island and its beaches and other attractions.
Covid Guidelines for travellers in Mauritius
As per the government guidelines, on arrival in Mauritius, you must show proof of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test, a health self-declaration form, and a passenger locator form. If you have been vaccinated, you must stay in a COVID-19 safe hotel for seven days, and if you have not been vaccinated, you must stay for 14 days. On day seven and (if applicable) day fourteen of your quarantine, you must take a COVID-19 test. The majority of services are running, but there are some limits and sanitary measures in place. Covid-19 precautions must be taken while visiting a school or a medical facility. A vaccination card or a recent negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result will be required.
Places to visit in Mauritius
- Belle Mare Plage Beach
A relatively shallow lagoon surrounds the Belle Mare Plage beach, with coral reefs completely encircling the lagoon and separating it from the bay. The shallow harbor also makes for an excellent snorkeling experience, for which the beach is well-known not only on the island’s eastern side but also across Mauritius.
- Downtown Port Louis
Port Louis, Mauritius’ business and administrative capital is an awesome town. Travel lovers must go to Champ de Mars, the oldest racetrack in the Indian Ocean region, where Mauritius’ ceremonial flag-raising ceremony commemorating the country’s independence took place in 1968.
- Grand Bassin
Grand Bassin, also known as Ganga Talao, is a lake in the province of Savanne, Mauritius. It is located in an isolated mountain location. It sits at a height of around 600 meters above sea level. For Mauritian Hindus, the Grand Bassin is a sacred lake. The water inside the lake is claimed to interact with the holy Ganges River in India. Mauritius’ Hindus deemed the Grand Bassin a sacred lake.
Every year on Maha Shivratri, the Hindu community pays a pilgrimage at the temple to honour Lord Shiva.
Mahebourg is the place to go to get a taste of old Mauritius, despite the fact that few people visit this ancient capital. Here you will discover rustic restaurants with gorgeous patios, a bustling market, beautiful beaches, and wonderful but oh-so-spicy street cuisine, built where the Dutch originally landed at the end of the 16th century. There’s a wonderful little museum here with displays about the British- French war over the island, as well as the bell from the Le Saint-Geran, a stranded vessel that’s part of Mauritius’ local mythology. It’s a sleepy small village, yet those who find their way here keep coming back.
Apart from all the above-listed places, there are a plethora of sightseeing options available there for you when you land there, but first for it contacts Nitsa Holidays to book your ticket and other accommodation facilities there.
As a kind note and strict suggestion, don’t plan your trip or visit to any place if you have any symptoms related to Corona, such as cough and cold, sneezing, fever (mild or severe).