An Indian Ocean island nation, known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox. The Capital City, Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.
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Mauritius is a year-round destination. Temperatures during the warm, dry months between April and October are usually in the mid-20s, rising to the upper 20s in the summer months between November and March. The most equable climate is to be found on the west coast of Mauritius. The western part of the island is generally warm, sunny and sheltered during all seasons, ensuring year-round holiday enjoyment.