Nestled nicely in the south-western part of the Indian Ocean is the beautiful island of Mauritius with its wonderful south coast area. A Mauritius South Coast holiday is the perfect way to relax and recharge those batteries before taking life head on again. A Mauritius South Coast holiday provides the opportunity to see and do many wonderful things without being in amongst a mass of other visitors. The biggest bonus is that a Mauritius South Coast holiday rental villa will provide all of the familiar comforts of home with the addition of some wonderful sea views to remember your time there by.
A Mauritius South Coast holiday is the perfect choice for those who are looking for a very active holiday. The area provides opportunities to indulge in a whole host of activities including swimming, sailing, diving, fishing, water skiing, windsurfing, tennis, walking, cycling, horse riding, golf and paragliding. The south coast area of the island also has some of the most breath-taking scenery as there is a huge amount of unspoilt and undeveloped land to be seen. This makes a Mauritius South Coast holiday an ideal choice for those who enjoy a spot of nature watching, drawing or photography.
If you have enough energy left to leave your wonderful Mauritius South Coast holiday rental villa for the day then there are some excellent places to visit in the southern part of the island. The first stop should be to the Crocodile Vanille Park which is situated just outside the village of Riviere des Anguilles. The land used to be part of a vanilla plantation but is now home to many species of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, bats, stags, wild boars and giant tortoises. Another town worth visiting on the south coast of Mauritius is Mahebourg. This quiet town has the longest bridge on the island and is home to The Naval Museum. This museum details the history of the island and shows the importance of Mahebourg as the battle site of a vicious struggle between the French and the English for control of the island. As part of the museum there is a reconstruction of a typical Mauritian village where visitors can see what life is like in a typical rural Mauritian settlement.
If you are now considering booking a fabulous Mauritius South Coast holiday rental villa then you will be delighted to hear that you can experience a Tropical climate. This means that there are dry, warm winters and hot and humid summers. The warmest time of the year to have a Mauritius South Coast holiday tends to be between the months of January and May when the daytime temperature can reach as much as 28°C. The cooler months of the year see the daytime temperature fall to around 20°C during the day. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 52 inches.
Travellers on a Mauritius South Coast holiday can arrive at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU) which is located in the south-eastern part of the island. Air operators that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include Air France, Emirates, Air Mauritius and British Airways. Passengers can depart the UK from several airports including Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Liverpool (LPL) and Glasgow (GLA).