The festive season in Mauritius is celebrated with dinners, firecrackers and dances. New Year’s Day is a very important time when Mauritian families get together. This celebration and gathering often lasts for a week.
In Mauritius, the New Year is celebrated under the summer sun in good spirits. Families prepare a good meal and organize dances accompanied by delicious banquets. Everyone wears new clothes to welcome the new year as it should be with many good resolutions and plans. Many families take the opportunity to go camping on the beach or in a seaside apartment.
Christmas and New Year are the most festive times of the year in Mauritius. The atmosphere in the big cities is noisy, rhythmic and cheerful. The streets are very lively with shops, Christmas carols and people shopping. During this period the streets are filled with toys, clothes, Christmas trees and decorations for all tastes.
For New Year’s Eve in Mauritius, it is a tradition to set off firecrackers. Fireworks and firecrackers are on sale all over the island. Every year Mauritians spend large sums of money to buy firecrackers. The Chinese community in Mauritius says, that setting off firecrackers on December 31 is a good way to chase away all the problems of the past year. So, you can start a new year in a positive atmosphere.
If you just want to spend Christmas and New Year in Mauritius but away from the noise and bustle of the cities. You can enjoy the natural sites, relax on the beautiful beaches, swim in the beautiful lagoons and discover Mauritius. Between relaxation and exoticism, your New Year in Mauritius will be rich in colors and good memories.
Mythic Suites & Villas wishes you a Happy New Year 2020!