The official air travel partner for the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open is Air Mauritius. It offers flights to and from Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. The airline now serves 20 regional and international destinations. Flights into Mauritius land at the Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam International Airport.
For flight bookings on Air Mauritius please visit www.airmauritius.com
The official accommodation partners for the 2016 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open are Anahita The Resort, Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahits, and Sun Resorts.
Stretching out majestically over 213 hectares of tropical gardens, Anahita The Resort is located on one of the most beautiful natural sites on the East coast of Mauritius. With the Indian Ocean’s crystalline waters of the lagoon at its feet, the Resort combines luxury, peace and enchantment. Visitors can experience the authentic Mauritian charm with its unique accommodation (lavishly furnished Suites & Villas), refined cuisine and dedicated service in a breath-taking natural environment.For bookings and more information please visit www.anahita.mu
Everything natural, modern, rustic and luxurious – you’ll find it at Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita, a secluded and spacious luxury resort where you can spend all day coasting across the water in your own sailing boat, tour a former sugar plantation, make frineds wth giant tortoise, and afterwards fall asleep under the stars. For bookings and more information please visit www.fourseasons.com/mauritius
Sun resorts island-getaways are unique in spirit. In Mauritius, plantation-style Sugar Beach Resort & Spa and the famous authentic La Pirogue Resort & Spa are located on the west coast, whilst the vibrant lifestyle and world-class golfing experience at the Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort, and Ambre all-inclusive adult-only Resort & Spa are set on the east coast. Sun Resorts’ sole ambition is to create a special stay for you at their beach resorts and golf club. For bookings and more information please visit www.sunresortshotels.com
Car Hire for Visitors Road Travel
Should you wish to hire a car, all the international car rental agents are located at the Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam International Airport.
Below you will find the estimated driving distances and travel times between the Heritage Resorts on the Domaine de Bel Ombre and key locations in Mauritius.
|Distance||Estimated Travel Time|
|Leisure & Discovery|
|Blue Bay||49 km||45 minutes|
|Flic en Flac||42 km||35 minutes|
|Grand Bassin||22 km||27 minutes|
|Mahebourg||46 km||40 minutes|
|Pamplemousse||64 km||1h15 minutes|
|Shopping & Business|
|Bagatelle||43 km||50 minutes|
|Quatre Borne||38 km||40 minutes|
|Grand Bay||72 km||1h30 minutes|
|Port Louis||50 km||1 hour|
|Black River||26 km||25 minutes|
Passport and Visa Requirements in Mauritius
For information on VISAs and passport requirements, please visit the following website: http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/passportSite
For any queries, you may contact the Passport and Immigration Office in Mauritius or the nearest Mauritian Embassy or Consulate. The contact details of the Passport and Immigration Office are as follows:
Passport and Immigration Office, Sterling House, 11-19 Lislet Geoffroy Street, Port-Louis
Tel : (230) 210-9312 to 210-9317
E-Mail Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
English is the official language of Mauritius, and is spoken by most Mauritians working in the tourism industry. Creole is the most widely used language and most Mauritians can speak French.
A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age and coming from infected areas. Infected areas are those areas which the World Health Organisation includes in the endemic zones.
Public medical facilities are widely available. Private clinics also provide medical services for a fee.
Driving is on the left-hand side of the road. Foreigners holding a driving licence by a competent authority in their respective countries may be authorised to drive during their stay in Mauritius upon fulfilling formalities at the Traffic Branch, Line Barracks, Port-Louis, Mauritius A driving licence held by such person issued by competent authorities needs to be produced. In case the person is above 60, a medical certificate as to his fitness is also required.