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Mauritius hosts several gay-friendly hotels and venues while locals are known to be very friendly towards tourists.
However, despite the fact that much of the population is young and progressive the local community is pretty conservative.
Duo to the country’s conservatism, the majority of the gay locals, who are not keen on keeping a discreet profile, choose to flee to other cities.
Consequently, the gay community of Mauritius is discreet, the gay scene unorganised and public shows of affection should be avoided.
Nevertheless, Mauritius is an amazing exotic country to spend your gay vacations as there are several gay-friendly hotels & resorts and local businesses as well.
Mauritius cuisine is a blend of the Chinese, European and Indian food traditions, while French dishes are very popular in Mauritius as well.
The majority of the dishes and practises of Mauritius were inspired from former slaves, Indian workers and Chinese migrants during the 19th century.
Do not miss to try the fresh coconut water and the traditional street delicacy; chopped fruits covered in chili and tamarind marmalade!
Some popular street culinary delicacies in Mauritius are Dholl Puri, Roti Chaud, Gato Frire, SEV, Alouda Glace, and fresh Seasonal Fruits.
The Mauritius Markets are a significant part of the local tradition. Exotic fruits & vegetables, handcraft items and clothes can be found at some of the most popular markets in Mauritius.
Popular traditional markets in Mauritius are; Port Louis Central Market, Quatre Bornes Market, Flacq Market, and Mahebourg Market.
Mauritius, is a value destination regarding shopping opportunities. It is especially known for manufacturing finest textiles, jewellery, diamonds and hand-made items.
Mauritius is a volcanic island nation in the Indian Ocean, that is widely known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs!
The Black River Gorges National Park is the largest national park in Mauritius famous for its rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails, and native animals like the flying fox!
Mauritius is globally famous for its breathtaking beaches with crystal clear turquoise blue waters, golden sand, and outstanding swimming conditions.
The most popular beaches in Mauritius are Trou d'Argent, Mont Choisy, Ile aux Cerfs, Le Morne, Tamarin Bay, Flic en Flac Beach, Gris Gris, Pereybere, Ilot Gabriel, and La Cuvette.
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Even though there are not any exclusively gay beaches on the island, there are several isolated hotspots where you will be able to feel more relaxed with your partner.
Popular beaches in Mauritius are Trou aux Biches, Mont Choisy, Pereuybere, La Cuvette, and Grand Bay.Read More
Mauritius is being heavily linked with the French culture and that's why there is a wide diversity of famous French dishes in the country.
Some of the most popular French recipes in Mauritius are bouillon, tuna salad the daube, civet de lievre, and coq au vin, which are preferable served with a good selection of…Read More
Mauritius has a very rich cuisine and there is a wide diversity of delicious local recipes like Bouillon Bredes, "Ene bon Carry" and Bouillon Boulettes - Boulettes Soup.
More local recipes include; Dim Sum, Bol Renverser, Fried Noodles, Briani, Teokon, and Dried Sea Products.Read More
The shopping options in Mauritius are diverse, ranging from shopping centers and duty-free shops to buying artisanal objects from hawkers on the streets.
Bear in mind, that the small replicas of ship models are the most popular art works of the local craftsmen!Read More
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling are among the most popular activities in Mauritius, featuring excellent diving opportunities and a vivid undersea environment.
Some of the best diving centers in Mauritius are Divers'Ocean, Pro Dive Mauritius Ltd, Aquaventure, Dive Passion Mauritius, Dive Dream Diving Center, BASE Diving Centre Ltd, and…Read More
Popular sights in Mauritius are Le Morne Brabant, Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, Seven Colored Earths, Crystal Rock and Citadel Fort Adelaide.
Some more popular sigthts in Mauritius are Trou ax Cerfs, Tamil Surya Oudaya Sangam Temple & Aapravasi Ghat.Read More