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Resort Island – Mauritius

Located around 2000 km off the southeastern coastline of East Africa, Mauritius is an Indian Ocean volcanic island, which boasts of a natural setting perceived by American writer Mark Twain to be better than paradise. 

Vistara to operate five additional weekly flights between India and Mauritius

New Delhi/IBNS: India and Mauritius are set to get a little closer with Vistara, a full-service carrier from India, commencing additional weekly flights between the two nations.

Sea, sand, sugar and history: A 7-day trail of Mauritius' symphony of nature and Indian heredity

‘Mauritius was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius’- Mark Twain. 

Aapravasi Ghat: Witness to the Great Indian Migration to Mauritius

The largest human migration in history occurred between 1834 and 1923 when the British in its experimental bid to abolish slavery brought mostly Indians as indentured labourers to work in the sugarcane estates of Mauritius. Sujoy Dhar visits the historic Aapravasi Ghat, an immigration depot in capital Port Louis, to retrace the footprints of some half a million people who landed there over nearly a century in quest for a better future

Veranda Tamarin: Boho-chic budget beach escape in Mauritius

It was on the day I was checking out that I learnt that Veranda Tamarin is a surf hotel with a surf school since this uber cool boutique property is on the only beach in Mauritius where you can surf in the absence of coral reefs under the water.  I would spot the surfers on the beach silhouetted against the twilight sky walking back to their retreats with their surfboards.  

Domaine de Grand Baie : Your go-to luxury service apartment in Mauritius

On an April evening this year when I checked into Domaine de Grand Baie with a group of friends, I was clueless where exactly I am and how far is the beach from where I am. 

Le Méridien Ile Maurice: Unleash the lotus eater in Mauritius

When our car reached the periphery of Le Méridien Ile Maurice on the street by which it 'grandstands', I was expecting to be marvelled by the usually imposing porch of a starry Marriott property by the Indian ocean. 

How Maha Shivaratri is celebrated in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean

Maha Shivaratri is the biggest religious festival in Mauritius, celebrated to honour the Lord Shiva. This year the auspicious festival will be celebrated on March 1.

Mauritius will open for international travel on July 15

Port Louis: Mauritius will be welcoming international travellers from 15 July. The island will be opening in phases during 2021 and the first phase, from 15 July to 30 Sept 2021, will enable vaccinated travellers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island.