Port Louis (Mauritius)

Port Louis Travel Guide and Trip Resources


Paradise capital

Yes it is in Africa, but not much gives that away when making your way to Mauritius, as the degree of cultural diversity is high here in the richest city of the continent. Chinese, Indian, French, and yes indeed, African influences all merge in Mauritius and vie for your attention. Besides exploring and enjoying the cultural highs of all cultures and exploring the more historical areas of the city (Port Louis is a city with a large amount of historical sights dating back to the colonial days under French and British rule), the fantastic beaches and nature inland can keep you busy for days. Mauritius is indeed not your ordinary paradise destination. [Review by travelindicator]

Key info

  • Port Louis is a city in Mauritius. It has a population of 155,226, is situated at an altitude of 33ft and the best airport to fly into is MRU (Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International, Plaisance)
  • The currency used in Mauritius is the Mauritian rupee (MUR)

Port Louis Weather

Historical average maximum temperature per month (℉):

82 82 81 79 77 73 72 72 73 75 79 81

Historical average rainfall per month (inches):

10.2 12.4 11.7 6.3 4.9 3.4 4.5 4 3.5 2 1.9 4.7

More Port Louis travel resources

Start off your further readings with the good people at Wikitravel and Lonely Planet. Tourism Mauritius is a good place to go next. Act of Traveling went to Mauritius, as did a World to Travel and Mahlatini.

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