It possesses a wide range of natural attractions as well as many manmade attractions. Here you will enjoy a sub-tropical climate, picture-perfect beaches, calm sea conditions, and tropical fauna and flora, complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is friendly and welcoming. These tourism assets are Mauritius’ main strength, especially since they are backed up by luxury beach resorts and hotels, reliable and operational services and infrastructures. Explore the majestic basaltic mountain, with its summit 556 metres above sea level, considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Diving in Mauritius features almost exclusively reefs, as the island is virtually surrounded by coral, with over 100 sites to choose from.