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Mauritius, A Dream Destination in the Indian Ocean

Wednesday Feb 16, 2011

ATHENS, GREECE - The country of Mauritius is known as the Republic of Mauritius and is located off the coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. With an area of of 1865 square km and 330 km of coastline almost entirely surrounded by coral reefs. Of volcanic origin and generally sheltered by barriers of coral reefs forming natural, safe, crystal clear lagoons, Mauritius is considered as a dream destination.

Mauritius has an interesting history of ethnic immigration (the island was originally uninhabited) that offers the traveler a microcosm of world cultures. It's a blend of diverse cultures and religions which the immigrant population brought from their ancestral countries.

The contrast of a multitude of colors and tastes, the island, set in its turquoise sea, is an oasis of peace and tranquility. Mauritius, a melting pot where past and present are smoothly blended together, offers an essential beauty that will compel to return to its shores time and time again. May your stay with us remain engraved in your memory forever.

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LGBT LIFE: The social feel is relaxed and comfortable, and you will have no troubles vacationing as you like during your stay. The people here are warm and friendly, and there is an active gay community that will welcome you with open arms. There is plenty to see and do in Mauritius, and you can spend your days exploring the island, and spend your nights in the many Mauritius gay bars.

CLIMATE: Situated near the Tropic of Capricorn, Mauritius has the advantage of a subtropical climate. The climate is pleasant and the heat is never unbearable. Mauritius experiences a hot, humid summer from December to April and a cooler, drier period from May to November which is considered the Mauritian winter. Temperatures drop from sticky to balmy, with less rain and humidity.

LANGUAGE: English is the official language but the most widely spoken languages are French, Creole, Hindi and Bhojpuri. Urdu and Chinese are also spoken.


ACCOMMODATIONS: Merville Beach Hotel, 3 stars plus, is situated in Grand Bay (Grand Bai), on the north coast of Mauritius where traditions and colors blend harmoniously together to create a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Merville Beach is only a few minutes walk away from the holiday village; clients can easily reach it by foot to enjoy the numerous restaurants, boutiques and entertainment available there. The north coast is famous for its exceptionally mild climate and its continuous sunny days..

The rooms and chalets, most with dressed stonewalls and thatched roofs, are spread out through lush, tropical gardens, with an architecture style that gives this 3-star+ beach hotel in Mauritius a harmonious feel, an air of comfort and authenticity.

PACKAGE: 7 days / 6 nights
Price: €1.350 per person
Valid: 01.05.11 - 30.09.11
Price includes:
? Flight ticket from Athens with Air Mauritius (there is an option for departure from any other international airport).
? 6 overnights with breakfast & dinner daily.
? All transfers.
? Local service.
Price doesn’t includes:
? All airport taxes.

For further information & bookings: bookings@gayholidays.gr


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