Travel & Accommodation

Air Travel

Air Mauritius celebrated its 50th anniversary on 14 June 2017. It is the leading airline serving the island offering around 2.1 million seats and carrying 1.6 million passengers annually which represents around half of the passenger traffic to and from Mauritius. Air Mauritius is a SKYTRAX 4-Star rated airline flying to more than 20 destinations on 4 continents. It operates a predominantly Airbus fleet with the A350-900 as its flagship aircraft.

For flight bookings on Air Mauritius please visit www.airmauritius.com or email: scuroopen@airmauritius.com

For other enquiries or assistance, please contact Yasmine Abdoolla – yabdoolla@airmauritius.com


Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels is the pioneer and market leader of the hotel sector in Mauritius. The Group was founded in 1952, when it opened its first establishment, the Park Hotel. It now owns and operates eight resorts in Mauritius, amongst which is the iconic Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury, the flagship of luxury hospitality in Mauritius.  Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels also owns a resort in Seychelles which is leased to Club Med and a resort in Morocco managed by Fairmont Resorts & Hotels. The Group employs over 4 000 people in Mauritius and abroad. Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels has been listed on the official market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius since 1994.


Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels est le pionnier et leader historique de l’hôtellerie à Maurice.

Fondé en 1952, avec l’ouverture de son premier établissement, le Park Hotel, le Groupe possède et gère aujourd’hui huit resorts à Maurice, parmi lesquels, le mythique Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury, considéré comme le porte-drapeau de l’hôtellerie de luxe de la destination mauricienne.

Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels est aussi présent au Maroc et aux Seychelles, où il a conclu des accords de gestion et location avec respectivement Fairmont Resorts & Hotels et le Club Med.

Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels compte plus de 4 000 collaborateurs à Maurice et à l’étranger. Le Groupe est coté sur le marché official de la Bourse de Maurice depuis 1994.


The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) is a parastatal organisation established in 1996 by the MTPA Act. It is administered by a Board of Directors and operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism and Leisure.

The objectives of the Authority are to promote Mauritius abroad as a tourist destination by:

Conducting advertising campaigns and participating in tourism fairs.

Organising, in collaboration with the local tourism industry, promotional campaigns and activities in Mauritius and abroad.

To provide information to tourists on facilities, infrastructures and services available to them in Mauritius.

To initiate such action as may be necessary to promote cooperation with other tourism agencies.

To conduct research into market trends and market opportunities and disseminate such information and other relevant statistical data on Mauritius.

To advise the Minister on all matters relating to the promotion of tourism.

Passport and Visa Requirements in Mauritius

Passport and Visa Requirements in Mauritius

Before you board your flight, we recommend filling out and printing the Mauritius All-in-One Travel Digital Form. Simply click here: https://safemauritius.govmu.org/

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

Fax (230) 210-9322

E-Mail Address : piomain@mail.gov.mu


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.

Health Requirements:

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.

Medical Services:

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.