Candice Buchan
Candice Buchan Travel Specialist
"Mauritius is ideal for an easy beach break when your main focus is to relax. It suits couples, families, honeymooners … just about everyone. It’s even fun to explore the interior by hire car."
Mauritius

Best Time To Visit Mauritius

When to go

Mauritius has a warm, sub-tropical climate which makes it a year-round destination. May to October is the season with typically less rainfall and pleasantly warm days of 20-25oC. Between November and April (their summer) the weather is hotter and more humid, with more chance of heavy showers; average temperatures are around 28-30oC. January and February are generally the wettest months with a risk of passing cyclones, but also many sunny days.

When to go to Mauritius - Climate Chart

Getting there

Air Mauritius flies from London direct four to five times weekly, British Airways three times weekly. Flight time nearly 12 hours with outward flights overnight, return usually daytime. Air France operates via Paris daily, and Emirates daily via Dubai. There are also regular flight connections from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Nairobi.

Time Zone

GMT +4 hours

Visas

British citizens do not currently require a visa for Mauritius.

Health

There are currently no compulsory health requirements. Always consult your doctor at least six weeks before travel and refer to this useful NHS websitefor details of recommended vaccinations for your destination.

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