Welcome to Mauritius

Mauritius, known officially as the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation located off the southeast coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. It is a volcanic island of lagoons and palm-fringed beaches with coral reefs surrounding most of the coastline.

The island is situated approximately 2400 kilometers off the South East Coast of Africa. The island covers an area of 1,865 square kilometers or 720 square miles, with 330 kilometers of coastline.

Mauritius is 45km in width and 65km in length.Mauritius is a densely populated island of around 1.2 million people. It has a reputation for stability and racial harmony among its mixed population. Mauritius is known as a plural society where all the ethnic groups present: Hindus, Muslims, Creoles, Chinese and Europeans live in peace and where all the ancestral cultures have been preserved. These features make the island a unique place in the world, and the Mauritians known for their tolerance and kindness towards all people.

Most Mauritians are bilingual being equally fluent in French and English. English is the official language,but French and Creole are widely spoken. Oriental languages also form part of the linguistic mosaic.


InterContinental Resort
Balaclava, Mauritius


Wednesday to Saturday
May 01 to 04, 2019

Headquarters Hotel

Intercontinental Mauritius Resort

Located on the pristine beachfront of Balaclava Bay, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort is an island retreat like no other. With idyllic coastline, sparkling blue seas and a backdrop of lush mountain peaks, our paradise hideaway offers the ultimate Mauritius resort for escapism. Gazing out over a turquoise lagoon, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort enjoys a spectacular natural setting. Surrounded by verdant gardens of native trees and flowers, our luxurious accommodation is complemented by intuitive, heartfelt service and thoughtful, luxury amenities.

Other Hotels

Renowned worldwide for its beautiful white sandy beaches, its multi-cultural diversity and the warmth andfriendliness of its people, Mauritius is looking forward to welcome you this September.

Le Méridien - 4-Star Hotel

Village Hall Lane, Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius

Le Méridien Ile Maurice stands at the edge of 1,000 meters of sparkling ivory sands on the North-West coast of Mauritius in the bay of Pointe Aux Piments. Verdant gardens create the perfect atmosphere for a romantic idyll or a serene getaway.

Discover a wide selection of restaurants and bars and, beyond the simple relaxation afforded by the sand and sea, an infinite choice of activities and sports such as spa or diving.

The Ravenala Attitude - 4 Star Hotel

In Balaclava, on the north-west coast of Mauritius, nicely tucked away between sea and river in the middle of a luxuriant and exotic garden, the 4-star hotel The Ravenala Attitude is an invitation to a dream voyage. A good mix of colonial heritage and contemporary design with tropical accents and genuine Mauritian art de vivre. No boundaries, inside and outside flow harmoniously into each other.

To your greatest delight, allow yourself to get out of your routine and be carried away on a faraway beach. Welcome to paradise!


Contact us at [email protected] for more details on available apartments.

Travel Info

Prepare Your Trip our Paradise Island

To Help you plan your trip, here are some guidelines and assistance. For any query, mail us on [email protected]

Visa & Passport Information

Visas are delivered for most nationals on arrival in Mauritius.

For more information please check on the website of Passport and Immigration office: Visa Requirements – Travelling to Mauritius 

Click here for complete Visa/Passport Information

Delegates should however hold a valid passport with an expiry date of not less than six months on date of arrival in Mauritius and should have a return ticket .

Invitation letter

Once you register on line , you shall receive by mail an invitation letter for visa purposes. You can also request on [email protected]

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