Best Time to Visit Mauritius

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Mauritius is located in the Southern part of the Indian Ocean.  The best time to visit Mauritius is throughout the year as the island has two major climates with minimal temperature variation. Hence, making it a year-round destination.Mauritius has so much to offer from  water sports, sustainable tourism, romantic holidays, family vacations, spa and wellness retreat, adventure tourism and even cruises.


Here below is our climate guide to help you plan the best time to visit Mauritius.

Summer Season : November to April

Summers are from November to April and the Mauritius weather is hot and humid during the summer period, you can expect a rise in temperature in the months of December, January and February. Rainfall is abundant, especially on the central plateau of Mauritius. The highest rainfall normally occurs in the months of February and March. Daylight hours typically run from 5.30am to 7.00pm. The temperature in Mauritius can get up to 33 degree Celsius while remaining 25 degree Celsius at its minimum.

This is the best time for those who enjoy water sports like scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling and even get to marvel at the  marine life by swimming with the dolphins as well as diving around coral reefs. Do not forget to pack your swimsuit and a light jacket.



Winter: May to October

If travelling in winter is what you love doing, the winter season in Mauritius is from May to October when cooler temperatures are from 22ºC on the coast and 19ºC in the central regions. The coldest month of the year is in July, with temperatures of approximately 20ºC-21ºC. During the winter months, the winds tend to be strong in the east and southeastern parts of the island, but there is not much rainfall during that time. Winter is the best time for surfing, hiking, cycling and quad biking.

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Sea Temperatures

Sea temperatures are mostly fine throughout the year ranging from 26° C in summer to 25° C in winter. The sea temperatures in Mauritius rise in the range of 28 to 29°C during the beginning of February and are at their lowest during August. The excellent sea conditions are the result of the coral reef surrounding the beautiful island. The beautiful coral reefs also make it a great destination to learn to dive and to enjoy many water sports.

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18 thoughts on “Best Time to Visit Mauritius

  1. I have been wanting to travel to Africa. When I do I will use this as a guide.Thanks for sharing!

  2. You really tempted me right now. Mauritius looks so beautiful, but will it beats Swiss? I have been to switzerland and Im loving it. I would say, the difference is that Swiss does not have sea, while Mauritius is an island.

  3. Lol, Swiss is beautiful as well since you have already experienced the mountains and snow of Swiss its now time to experience the sea, great weather and exotic Mauritius.

  4. I’ve never been to Mauritius but your beautiful photos make me want to visit one day (when we can travel again!).

  5. Thanks Patrice, at least this is the time to do a bucket list for where to go when we can travel again.

  6. Thank you Kez, glad to hear that Mauritius is on your list.

  7. Thank you and great to hear you would like to again visit Mauritius.

  8. such a beautiful country! one of my favourite beach destinations!

  9. Thank you, glad to hear its one of your favourite beach destinations

  10. I have heard so much about Mauritius and would love to have my wedding or honeymoon there if I don’t go to Seychelles! Beautiful post! Thanks for the heads up on the best time to go there!

  11. You will not go wrong with Mauritius or Seychelles for your wedding/honeymoon. Thank you very much, Jennifer

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