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How to survive a pandemic on a tropical island when your principal source of revenue is tourism?

The solution lies in the schools. Since 500,000 indentured labourers arrived from India in Mauritius to cut the sugar cane in the 19th century, the...

Diving during the Mauritius Wakashio Oil Spill (Watch Video)

After writing about the recent oil spill for us which you can read about HERE, Jill Holloway has now had a chance to dive in...

The Wakashio Oil Spill in Mauritius – a report from Jill Holloway

When a woman cuts her hair to save her Island you know it’s got to be a really special place. Two women that I know...

Diving Mauritius and the Mauritian Scuba Diving Association

Mauritius is safe, well disciplined and Coronavirus free. Our lockdown ended on Friday 15 May, and as soon as our border re-opens we welcome you...

The Mauritius 2020 Island Swim for Conservation

In 1997 a single swimmer circled Mauritius alone. He was not young, he was supported only by a boat, and it took him 18 days....

The EU and Mauritius’ dying corals

Mauritius is the world’s largest Oceanographic state, and owns the fishing rights to most of the Indian Ocean. And its world famous coral reefs are dying…...

PADI in Mauritius – a great place to dive!

Three years ago when I first started writing about Mauritius as a diving destination PADI had the World’s largest Oceanographic state with a GPS Mauritius...

Pipefish amaze in Mauritius

Mauritius continues to reveal new and exciting macro marine life. I have looked through all my fish books and three of these four pipefish species...

Pipefish amaze in Mauritius

Mauritius continues to reveal new and exciting macro marine life. I have looked through all my fish books and three of these four pipefish species...

Macro Mauritius

A miracle of minutiae: Nobody comes to Mauritius for macro life photography…. yet! I’ve spent two and a half years diving in Mauritius and although we have...

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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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