Alicante Travel Guide – From Mauritius to Alicante


Alicante is the provincial capital and the second largest city in the Valencian Community. The capital, Valencia is situated 170 kilometers to the north and Torrevieja is 65 kilometers to the south. Alicante’s International Airport is located only a few minutes away from the city center. Private transfers from Alicante Airport are made available on demand.

Alicante is a vibrant cosmopolitan city, ideally situated on the shores of the Mediterranean with the Benecantil mountains in the background. Alicante enjoys a pleasant climate, mild winters, and warm summers, with the average temperatures of 18 degrees.

The city has a population of 300,000 people, a proud and welcoming population who are used to sharing their land with foreigners...

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Beauty beckons in Mauritius

Outrigger Mauritius

Mauritius needs no introduction. The sea, its beaches, whales, sharks and dolphins, the rich bio diverse marine life and the rapidly growing wildlife tourism are just a few of the reasons that beckon hordes of travelers from around the world. Foodies too have nothing to complain as Mauritius serves world class cuisine, available in five star kitchens and the kitchens in the beach side shacks too. A tourism hub, there are plenty of resorts in Mauritius for the avid vacationer to make the most of the Mauritius holidays.  

The best place to experience the Mauritian way of life is a stay at the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort. Nestled in the green south, the stay here is interesting amidst clam stretches near the pounding surfs and cliff tops...

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Travelling to Mauritius with kids

Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

Underwater walkFinding places to have fun with your children can be a challenge, but Mauritius has many amazing options to entertain and educate you and your children.

Are your kids bored at museums? I bet they love candy though! It can be hard to keep them away from sugary treats while on vacation! Give their sweet tooth a treat by taking them to a sugar museum in Mauritius. L’Aventure du Sucre has a free audio guide app (available in GooglePlay or the Appstore) that provides translations in German, Chinese, Russian, Italian and Spanish and gives more information about the history of sugar as well as Mauritius. There are great interactive displays as well making the museum fun for kids of all ages! The museum is affordable. Adults are Rs 350...

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Le Meridien Mauritius review

Le Meridien Mauritius

Nestled between the capital city, Port Louis and renowned Grand Bay, Le Meridien is a magnificent 4 star beachfront resort in Mauritius. This paradise resort on the ivory-white sands and calm aquamarine waters in the North West region of Mauritius is about 60 kilometers from the international airport of the island and 15 kilometers from Grand Bay, the island’s hotspot destination for shopping, restaurants, bars and nightlife.

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens, this premier leisure resort offers 265 rooms and suites facing pristine white sandy beach and spreads over lush tropical gardens. The rooms are air conditioned, ventilated and stylishly furnished with state of art facilities, soft colors and offers dazzling ocean and garden views...

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Flying to Mauritius from South Africa

South african airways

Mauritius, the world-in-one-island slice of paradise in the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and off the coast of African mainland has always been one of the most enthralling and short haul holiday destinations for the people of South Africa. The island loaded with eye-catching natural view, geographic variation, rich cultural diversity and charismatic beaches for relaxing beach holidays has been a hot favorite of worldwide tourists and travelers.

If you are highly enthusiastic to explore and experience this stunning bliss on earth, the best way of getting to it is by air i.e., you need to board flights to Mauritius from South Africa. One of the most interesting facts for a trip to Mauritius is that the island is Visa free...

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