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Where Is Mauritius? 800 Kms East Of Madagascar, Off The South East Coast Of Africa

By:Ramapati Singhania

Mauritius is an Island with an area of about 1,865 kms and is under the Tropics of Capricorn. The island is mostly flat and surrounded by beautiful beaches but also has mountain ranges decorating the topography of this country.

Where is Mauritius geographically? It is 800 kms from the eastern coast of Madagascar and is well connected by air from many countries.

The mountain range of Piton de la Petite Riviere Noire is the highest peak of this Island and is at 828 meters above sea level. The other mountain ranges of Mauritius are Moka, Black river, Grand port and Plaine Des Papayes which are lush green.

The average temperature of Mauritius is 30C in summer and 25C in winter which makes this Island ideal for sugarcane cultivation. With relatively dry coastal regions the climate here is moderate throughout the year making it an ideal holiday destination.

So exactly where is Mauritius? It is 200 kms to the north east of Reunion where the waters are crystal clear and the sand is white. This Island of Mauritius is famous for its calm and pristine sandy beaches. Barrier reefs surround the Island from one end to the other.

Mauritius has a multi-cultural society and you will find it very easy to blend into it. But its ethnically rich culture will mystify you.

So if you still ask where is Mauritius and what does it offer then it is 600 kms to the west of Rodrigues and it offers activities such as boat cruises, catamaran trips, sightseeing, diving, fishing, water sports and most importantly, Mauritius offshore company incorporation.

The Island of Mauritius has much more to offer than only sea, sun beaches and tax haven incorporation services! To discover the true colors of Mauritius you have to let loose that adventurous streak in you. Popularly known as Paradise Island, you should make it a point to visit it. So book your tours in advance if you are planning to be there during the peak season to avoid disappointment as most of the hotels are overbooked. don't miss out on the land and sea excursions either as these offer value for your money.

If you want privacy then you should stay in the private beaches that are secluded away from public beaches and for beach accommodation you can choose from bungalows, rooms and apartments. Where is Mauritius in relation to South Africa? It takes 12 hours from Paris and 4 hours from Johannesburg by air to reach this Island. It is 2 hours by plane from Seychelles, another set of beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean, also offering tax free offshore company incorporation.

Most tourists on landing, head for the beach right away and why not? The beaches offer everything that you may have wished for but never even imagined back home. Walking on the beaches of Mauritius you will often come across exotic marine life like a shoal of small fish swimming right near you or tiny soft shell crabs scurrying home.

Now that you have a better answer of the answer to the question where is Mauritius come and visit this exotic Island with the bustling village of Grand bay famous for its offshore company incorporation and banking, shopping centers and marine life.

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Ramapati Singhania specializes in creating and managing web businesses. His latest website focuses on helping you to incorporate offshore companies in Seychelles, Mauritius and BVI. You can also visit his blog,

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