Mauritius is one of those picture-perfect cruise holiday destinations that does exactly what it says on the tin. Blue seas, white sands, quaint beach huts and lashings of sunshine are promised, and that’s what you’ll get. Its capital, Port Louis, should be explored beyond the Caudan Waterfront. Heading further into the hustle and bustle of its narrow streets you’ll discover the real Mauritius with its beautifully preserved colonial buildings and shopping that won’t break the bank. [ReadMoreMob]
Set in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is an island shaped by a mixture of Indian, Chinese, African, French and British influences. This is reflected in the food with smatterings of French, Creole, Indian, Chinese and English influences seeping through.With its tropical maritime climate, friendly welcome and stunning landscape and beaches, Mauritius is the perfect cruise holiday destination any time of year.
Port Louis Lions
During calls at Port Louis, Mauritus on a Fred. Olsen cruise it is possible to visit Casela Park and get closer to big cats than ever before. Under the supervision of expert handlers, visitors to the park can observe, walk with and even touch magnificent lions - a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Casela Park's array of wildlife also includes Java deer, wild boar, zebras, ostriches, fruit bats and much more.