Author(s): Marco Polo
Explore Mauritius with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place in Mauritius. Let Marco Polo show you all this tropical paradise has to offer... Mark Twain once said that God created Mauritius first and then modelled Paradise on it. Whoever flies to Mauritius is looking for sun, sand and sea; what you will find is an absolutely magical place. Experience the jewel of the Indian Ocean up-close. Just an hour from the beach you will be in the rainforest, and it only takes a few minutes from the Tamil temple to the Christian shrine. Experience the bustle of Port Louis and discover the colourful villages nearby which seem to come from a different age. This is Mauritius! Your Marco Polo Mauritius Pocket Guide includes:Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into Mauritius. Experience miracle teas and take part in Diwali, enjoy beautiful views and unforgettable experiences in beautiful natural surroundings.Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best `only in' Mauritius experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.Sightseeing - all of the top sights are organised by area so you can easily plan your trip.Discovery Tours - specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Mauritius. Here are the best tours that will help you enjoy all of Mauritius' wonderful scenery, culture and cuisine.Mauritius in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Mauritius includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the tropical island to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.Touring App - new for 2018, you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! Road Atlas and pull-out map - we've included a detailed road atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.Useful French phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Mauritius to show you around this diamond of the Indian Ocean. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Mauritius has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.
Named after the famous Venetian explorer, Marco Polo launched its new series of maps in 2011, and its travel guides in March 2012. The team has many years of expertise in successfully producing and selling cartographic products and travel guides. Marco Polo offers an extensive range of high-quality publications, including travel guides, traditional maps, laminated city and holiday maps, road atlases, and phrasebooks.