GOLF
World standard golf courses and links are fast earning us a reputation as a golfing destination of choice. The Belle Mare Plage Golf resort was voted Best Golf Course in the World in 2004 (ranked by the British IAGTO). (www.bellemareplagehotel.com) In the south, another championship golf course has been set in a glorious valley lying between the sea and the mountains. (www.letelfair.com)

DIVING
The water around Mauritius is recognised by marine biologists to be of excellent quality. A paradise for divers who also have a choice of 140 wrecks to discover amongst spectacular underwater caves and coral outcrops.
Visit the site of the Mauritius Underwater Group: (www.pages.intnet.mu/mu)

 

SURF & KITE BOARDING
Ideal wind conditions, virtually year round, make the south of the island a haven for board and kite riders. International specialist Club Mistral, has a base at Le Morne. (www.clubmistral.com) We have special packages staying at the Indian Resort hotel nearby or apartments/villas in the vicinity.

 

SAILING/CRUISING
You can hire a catamaran, with or without skipper, and sail away…. (www.terresoceanes.com)

 

DEEP SEA FISHING
Fishing for Marlin, sharks, tuna, dorado, wahoo or barracuda is well organised. A number of competitions, the most prestigious one being the Marlin World Cup held in December, have become regular events. Mauritius holds several world-fishing records.