Aerial view of Le Morne Brabant, Mauritius

Choosing the ideal time to visit Mauritius

Mauritius is a year-round destination, offering generally warm temperatures. From late December to early March, cyclone season brings occasional rainstorms, but they are typically short-lived. If you prefer milder, cooler, and drier conditions, consider planning your trip between May and September. Keep in mind that the winds and temperatures during winter months may vary across different coasts of the island. Prime months for a visit are September to December and late March to May. Ask your travel consultant to find the perfect resort for your preferred travel months. Each part of the island has its own attraction.

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Which month is right for your holiday to Mauritius?

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January - February

These months are generally hot and humid in Mauritius, and tropical storms are common. On the coast, daytime temperatures average around 34°c until about May.

Le Morne, Mauritius © Leoks,Shutterstock

March - May

These are great months to visit. The temperatures are warm, but the humidity has lifted. There can be some good pre-high season offers to be had at this time.

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June - August

These are cooler months as the tradewinds keep the climate very pleasant. It's a particularly nice time to travel here with children given that it's not too hot. June to August are the best months for surfing. Coastal daytime temperatures from June to September average a pleasant 22°c.

Bois Cheri tea plantation, Mauritius © Shutterstock

September - December

The temperatures start to rise again in September and the tradewinds disappear. These are good months to visit Mauritius as it's warm yet not too humid. October is probably the driest month, and also popular with families around half-term. The heat and humidity start to increase in December and rain is likely, although it will probably be a quick shower, then the sun will reappear. The good game fishing season starts in about October running through to April. The best diving is between November and March. On the coast, daytime temperatures from about November onwards average around 34°c.

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