Mauritius no1 in Globe & Mail top 12 travel destination!January 6, 2018
Mauritius, which will celebrate its 50th year as a free country (starting in February with several official events) came on top of a list of 12 must go destinations in 2018.
The list was published in the prestigious Canadian newspaper, The Globe & Mail.
It said Mauritius, located east of Madagascar, is home to 300-plus kilometres of idyllic beaches and crystal clear waters.
Due to its isolation and the scourge of colonialism, this country of 1.2 million is a bright-eyed mixture of African, Asian and European influences.
Bolstered by this multicultural elasticity, everything here is a fascinating hodgepodge: They speak English and French, but Hindu is the majority religious affiliation, for example.
Multiple five-star resorts dot the island, especially the area around the capital, Port Louis. For more information, go to visitmauritius.com.