• Melting pot! Mosaic Island! Multicultural island! So many expressions to describe one of the greatest treasures of Mauritius: an ethnic pluralism that makes it an exceptional island. An island with “ras melanze” (mixed races), [...]

    Published On: August 4th, 20232.2 min read
  • On the wedding day the bride woke up before sunrise in a house bubbling with excitement. She ate only a few mouthfuls of kheer (sweetened rice cooked in milk) surrounded by some younger cousins [...]

    Published On: July 7th, 20232.8 min read
  • On Thursday evening, the bride and groom’s house were already a carnival of merriment and gaiety. The festivities usually start with the mehendi ceremony. While the bride was dressed simply, henna was applied on her [...]

    Published On: June 30th, 20232.8 min read
  • The whole team at Mautourco is very proud and honoured to start 2023 in announcing that we have been certified SP Sustain, a Sustainability Certification from Sanderson Phillips, an authority in travel safety operating [...]

    Published On: January 25th, 20230.7 min read
  • “Gato lasir” one of the favourite delicacies you can find during the Spring Festival in Mauritius, is originally known as the “Nian Gao”. “Nian” which means year and “Gao” meaning high. According to ancient [...]

    Published On: January 20th, 20232 min read
  • A long, almost deserted beach in the southern part of the island bearing a nice chanting name: Riambel! This is where time seems to stand still! The place is strikingly calm, with a sea [...]

    Published On: November 25th, 20222.2 min read
  • It’s summer, and as soon as you land in Mauritius, you will be stunned by the colors of our island popping out … this green color which immediately gives you a boost of good [...]

    Published On: October 28th, 20222.3 min read
  • Mauritian cuisine amazes by its diversity, thanks to its rich cultural heritage. In addition to the well-kept secrets of our grandmothers, there are also the out-of-the-ordinary dishes that Mauritians particularly enjoy. Indeed, each Mauritian [...]

    Published On: October 14th, 20221.9 min read
  • At some 11 km bird-eyes view, stands a small preserved, authentic island, Rodrigues: neighbour to Mauritius but so much different. A welcoming land whose inhabitants’ life motto seems to be: ‘Trankil’ – Creole word [...]

    Published On: September 9th, 20224 min read