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When to visit Mauritius

Mauritius is a tropical country with a typical tropical climate. The heat is year-round, perfect for beach lovers.

The summer months of Mauritius are from November to April, when the humidity is at it highest, and the cold season runs from May to October, which is just a bit cooler and drier than summer.

The best time to visit the country is from the months of May to December, when the heat is just right and not smoldering.

January and February are the peak cyclone months; they are therefore avoided by tourists who plan to spend most of their time participating in water sports. While it is rare for cyclones to touch land in Mauritius, offshore cyclones can still bring days of rain to the country.

Average temperatures in the coast areas are roughly between 25 °C (77 °F) and 33 °C (91.4 °F) in summer and between 18 °C (64.4 °F) and 24 °C (75.2 °F) in winter.

Whatever month of the year you visit Mauritius, you can be sure that you will have your fill of good weather and fun in the beaches. However, it is best advised that you visit during the recommended months so that you can make the most out of the days that you are spending in the country.