Being budget orientated and independent travellers, we set out to dispel the myth that Mauritius consists only of high-end resorts. We spent 19 nights visiting Mauritius over July / August 2017 and found the island to be perfectly suited for self-exploration.
We were based in the south of Mauritius for the most of our stay, but having our own transportation allowed us to also spend a few days circumnavigating the entire island stopping at almost every single beach and tourist attraction to make sure we could give our opinion on all that the island has to offer. Although not a budget destination, we were pleasantly surprised with our overall spending to explore such a magnificent tropical island.
In this episode, we will discuss the many amazing highlights of Mauritius (both the touristy and off the beaten track places) as we explore the entire island starting in the south and circumnavigate the island in a clockwise direction recalling our memories and highlights.
For more information, blogs and videos of our time spent in Mauritius, head over to our website Mauritius page. For more general information and travel tips on how to travel Mauritius DIY style, listen to Episode 27. If you are considering Mauritius as a kite-surfing destination, be sure to listen to Episode 26, which is all about Kite-surfing Mauritius.