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  • December rhymes with holidays. Beachcomber has designed an amazing program for honeymooners who dream of an adventure under the sign of the Capricorn – a program that will make this unique moment magical and unforgettable. Whether you are looking for tranquillity and time out or a more energetic formula, Beachcomber guarantees a plethora of amazing activities. Sneak peek into the...
  • One of the nicest and finest way to discover a country is through a culinary adventure. Food is part and parcel of a national heritage. It is an experience that can only be lived through the taste buds. Why resist? Mauritian cuisine is a unique fusion of several continents. It is a cuisine that preserves its Indian heritage through its spicy dishes with exotic names that are often accompanied...
  • It was under British rule that Mauritius became the third country in the world to introduce golf in 1844. Since then, the island has become a top golf destination for golf lovers thanks to its delightful climate and the undeniable beauty of its greens. Beachcomber invites you to live a unique golfing experience through Paradis Golf Club and its exceptional championship course, partnerships...
  • His sense of observation and critical thinking and his steadfast combat against the pauperisation of both man and nature, have made him a voice – and a pen! – to be heard in Mauritius. “My greatest joy is to see a seed germinate and watch the tiny seedling grow.” In the garden of his house in Rose-Hill and in his professional life, Malenn Oodiah, sociologist and...
  • We meet the young Mauritian painter who came to art by “vandalising” magazine pictures, in his studio in Quatre Bornes where his burlesque and tragic creatures come to life, in his head as well as on his walls. Far from the beaches and the palm trees, Quatre Bornes has put up its modern high rises and shopping centre in the Plaines Wilhems district in the middle of the island....
  • A handful of artisans have grouped together to form the association LocalHands, an initiative supported by the Fondation Espoir Développement, which does much more than promoting local crafts. “In 1999, after the death of the Creole singer Kaya, there were riots on the island, mainly from the most underprivileged people here. Following this, the Beachcomber group created the...
  • Far from being mere exotic clichés, Barlen Pyamootoo’s novels are a candid re?ection of the daily life of people from all four corners of the globe. Mauritius is not a big island; it’s difficult to hide there. And yet one day after lunch, instead of returning to his shop in Centre de Flacq, Anil just vanishes. His wife, Mirna, refuses to admit that her husband is not coming home. The...
  • Soak up the sun in winter. It’s possible! All you have to do is choose the blue lagoon with its 30 degrees Celsius in the shade and an omnipresent sun. Winter is the best time of year to travel to tropical destinations where southern winter feels like an uninterrupted summer. Sunbathe with your toes spread fanwise on the fine sand, in the shade of coconut and filao trees in front of a...
  • It is said that one can only totally immerse oneself in the spirit of a country by strolling through its markets. The market of Port-Louis is the ideal place to dive into Mauritian culture, simply by being in contact with Mauritians themselves, in their everyday life routine. This is where they go every day to buy fruit, vegetables, spices, handicrafts, clothing, meat, fish or herbal teas and...
  • Sugar cane is to the island as the sea is to the sky: its alter ego, necessary, vital. Once uninhabited, the untamed island became Mauritius thanks to this perennial plant that encompasses the wealth of the country: sugar. The Sugar Adventure Museum brings this incredible epic back to life. This is the extraordinary story of a land lifted from the ocean bed by ancient volcanoes thousands of...