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Mauritius in March - which side is best

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Mauritius in March - which side is best

We are planning on going to Mauritius for our honeymoon in March. Which side of the island has the best weather that time of year regarding wind and rain? The West side or the East side?

Cape Town
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1. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

Hi Lorraine

In March the weather should be good everywhere. It's only really in late winter - round about August - that the trade winds blow and make the east coast windy and less pleasant.

March is still summer so it will be hot and humid with a chance of showers across the whole island.

Regards

Dee

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2. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

March is summer in Mauritius, the weather will be hot and humid and anywhere in the island is fine.

Johannesburg
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3. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

We were recommended to go to the east of the island as the beaches there are very very beautiful but I read somewhere that it is very windy on the east.

Is this true?

Cape Town
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4. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

Lorraine, it's only windy when the trade winds blow at the end of winter when it's not advisable to stay on the east. Rest of the year it's fine.

The east has lovely beaches but many of the resorts are very isolated. So if you fancy popping out for some shopping then it's not the place to be. I'd recommend AI if you stay on the east as you won't have options for lunch etc. outside of the hotel unless you have a car or take a taxi.

Regards

Dee

Johannesburg
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5. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

Thanks for the advice!

Cape Town
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6. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

No problem - let us know if you have more questions.

Di

7. Re: Mauritius in March - which side is best

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