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Adventurous getaways in Mauritius -Bucket list tips

A volcanic island located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar, Mauritius offers plenty to discover. If you are looking for adventurous getaways in Mauritius, here are some steps to follow.

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Pamper your taste buds

The food in Mauritius tastes brilliant particularly because the soil in the island is extremely fertile. You can purchase fresh produce in many parts of the island, but don't forget to visit the massive market at Port Louis. Mauritius is home to merely a million people, yet once explored a million more tastes and flavours are revealed. Among those who influenced the culture, landscape and food are the Indians, Chinese, Africans and French. But wait until you step onto the streets and restaurants simply to indulge in the amazing variety of food. Why not also plan a long stay at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort? These idyllic Mauritius 5 star resorts will definitely ignite a passion for food that will take you beyond the confines of where you are staying. For authentic local delights that are reasonably priced, the streets offer excellent variety. Anywhere there is a tourist attraction you will find throngs of street food outlets to satiate ones appetite.

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Venture out into the water

The incredible selection of adventure activities offered at Mauritius is not limited to the forests, the sky and the land in general. In fact, the beautiful island is surrounded by the ocean that offers just as many amazing opportunities to adventurers to enjoy an incredible experience. For starters, scuba diving is a visitor favourite. With so many professional diving centres located all around the coastlines, one can easily find a certified instructor to enjoy and exciting scuba diving session. If you have not tried scuba diving before, then you can sign up for lessons and to enjoy the beauty of the ocean and the magnificent underwater landscape. If you love the thought of getting up close and personal with wild animals, then you will love the opportunity to get close to marine mammals. Visitors can venture out to sea on two-seater sub scooters to discover the beautiful underwater world with a qualified driver.

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Beaches

The beaches of Mauritius are not to be missed. Head to Belle Mare on the East Coast to enjoy an afternoon of snorkelling. Grand Baie is considered the island's most beautiful beach, enjoy a cocktail with the sunset in the background or play a round of golf at one of the two golf courses nearby. The northwestern Trou aux Biches, with its calm waters, is perfect for paddling, sea kayaking, snorkelling and water skiing. It is also safe for children and ideal for a family day out.

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Try the incredible nightlife

Mauritius is home to an incredible nightlife. One can enjoy all the average night time activities in the island. Of course, if you wish for something more unique and exciting, the sega dance events and casinos are a must try. The sega is the traditional musical form and the national dance of Mauritius. If you wish to enjoy the music and dances at their best, you can head to the Grand Baie to find the island's most popular pubs, bars and clubs. If you wish to enjoy the adventurous nightlife of Mauritius, don't forget to pay a visit to Kapu Kai, Zanzibar, Club Med, Wild Monkeys, Pasadenas Village and Queens Club.

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