• Our blogger’s time in Mauritius is almost at an end. Here he looks back over the past fortnight and picks out his best bits…

    Ambre Resort & Spa, Mauritius

    I’ve had an amazing time here in Mauritius. And, to round things off, this is the sunset I’m looking at this evening. It’s almost as if the island is bidding me adieu. Pulling a pew up at the hotel bar, I’m flicking through the photos on my iPhone. Here’s a look back at what I’ve been up to…

    My top 10 things to see and do in Mauritius

    1. Sprawl on the sands of Belle Mare beach

    Ambre Resort & Spa, Mauritius

    2. Get snap-happy at the Tamil temple near Flacq

    Tamil temple, Mauritius

    3. Tuck into a traditional Mauritian curry

    Mauritian curry

    4. Marvel at giant lily pads at Pamplemousses

    Giant Lilly Pads, Pamplemousses, Botanical Gardens, Mauritius

    5. Shop for exotic fruit and veg at Port Louis
    Port Louis, Mauritius

    6. Drink in views at Cap Malheureux

    Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

    7. Step back in time at Eureka House

    Eureka House, Mauritius

    8. Get a colour hit at 7-Colour Earth

    Chamarel, Mauritius

    9. Check out giant tortoises at Chamarel

    Giant Tortoise, Mauritius

    10. Wander around the old French sugar mill near Belle Mare

    Sugar mill, Mauritius

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