Mauritius - paradise or the pits?

2013-09-26 12:10
Due to its relatively close proximity and the prevalence of affordable package deals, Mauritius has always been a popular island getaway spot for South Africans.

However, like with many popular tourist destinations, the very same thing that makes it so accessible, also makes it rather unattractive to travellers in search of something slightly more secluded.

We asked our Twitter followers and Facebook fans whether the island paradise featured on their list of top places to go, or if they’d rather give it a skip and head somewhere else instead.

As with India, last week’s destination, the response was quite an interesting mix of positive and negative... and really there doesn't seem to be any sort of middle ground.

Check out the responses below and tell us what you think in the comment section. Also we're looking for suggestions of places to feature in our destination of the week poll!

Hell no!

Fo' sure!

(On a side note: It definitely seems like Twitter is home to more 'travel snobs' than Facebook)
Read more on:    mauritius  |  island escapes  |  adventure  |  travel  |  travel international

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