Mauritius was first discovered by the Arabs in the 9th Century and was named Dina ARABI Later in the 1810 it was conquered by the British who colonize the Island. The Independence flag was floating for the first time in 1968 and 1992 Mauritius was declared a Republic Island and adopt the Democratic Regime.
Out of a total of 1860 km2, Mauritius has a natural coral barrier of 330km and the highest peak above sea level is 828 M. Port Louis is our main Capital City and we form a proud Multicultural society regrouping different communities whose origin is from India, Africa, China which forms a charming and peaceful population. Muslim community is around 25%.
Climate: Tropical , warm, dry winter (June to September), hot, wet humid summer (October to May).
Sea temperature: Winter 22 C
Currency: Mauritian Rupee
Tourism Promotion is a registered Tourism Association under Registration of Association in Republic of Mauritius with Licence Number 14117 since 2015.
We are a non profit Organisation regrouping stakeholders in Tourism Sectors which are duly authorized by the Tourism Authority to operate.
We are here to create a synergy in building up our business relations and help accordingly.
Mauritius is one of the most romantic holiday destinations in the world. Setting in the Southern Indian Ocean, close to Madagascar off the coast of the African Continent, Mauritius is favored with a tropical climate that makes the island accessible all year round. A Luxury holiday in Mauritius really provides you with all opportunities to relax and unwind.
Whether you are looking for the discovery of a paradise or strolling along the white sandy beach enjoying the views as the sunsets over the calm blue Mauritian lagoon, there are several different activities to choose from on the island and all will help you to forget the hustle and bustle in your everyday life. You will find yourself spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the right holiday on Mauritius Island.
Mauritius is situated in the South West Indian Ocean (20S/57.5E) approximately 2,000kms from Durban, 1800kms from Mombasa, 6,000kms from Perth and 4700kms from Bombay.
English is the official language.
French is understood most over the Island.
Creole is spoken throughout the Island.
Map of Mauritius
South Gate Holidays
Mr Hoosnayne Fohim
South Gate Travel & Tourism
Mr. Amiirah Jeetoo
Xpress Booking Co. ltd
Mrs. Nawsheen Jeetoo
Mr Sooben Caviden Pillay