Mauritius Real Estate Market Overview
Today, few people can be surprised not only with holidays in exotic places, but also with the acquisition of real estate – technology does not stand still, so many prefer not only to spend their holidays in warm places, but also just live working remotely without looking at remoteness from their native lands. One such striking example is the emerald island of Mauritius.
Initially, tourists came here from all over the world in pursuit of paradise relaxation. The main treasure of Mauritius is the amazingly beautiful nature. The valleys and mountains covered with dense tropical greenery and sugarcane, magnificent sandy beaches and cozy bays, coconut palms soaring into the sky, waterfalls and colored sands of Chamarel, sparsely populated spaces with wildlife in the south of the island, where a small population of unique pink doves brought in Red book. All this splendor is framed by the purest waters of the Indian Ocean, shimmering in all shades of blue, turning into emerald. And, unlike many exotic places, there are no dangerous insects, animals and associated diseases in Mauritius – that is why no vaccinations are necessary before visiting the island.
Every year, the demand for local real estate is growing more and more: having come to Mauritius several times to rest, many decide to settle here for a longer time than the time frame of ordinary vacation allows. In addition, an important factor for Russians working remotely is the fact that the difference with Moscow time here is only one hour. Citizens of the Russian Federation do not need a visa to enter Mauritius if the purpose of the visit is tourism, and the period of stay in the country does not exceed 60 days for each entry. At the same time, in total Russian tourists can stay in Mauritius for no more than 90 days during six months, and a visa is issued directly at the airport.
Geography of mauritius
North Mauritius is the most populated area of the island, since it is here that the capital of the state of Port Louis is located, where all government agencies, offices of local and international banks, insurance and trading companies, as well as a university and several museums are located. The northern part of the island is also called Grand Baie – it is both a city, a resort and a beach, where restaurants, clubs, cafes and discos sometimes work around the clock. The people who are considering buying property in this part of Mauritius are businessmen who plan to not only spend their holidays in Mauritius, but also to work, live and conduct business in Mauritius either remotely, constantly living on the island or coming regularly. Residential complexes, such as Bel Air, Benares, Savanah or KI Residences, can be an ideal choice for such potential buyers.
The west of the island is also known for its stable hot climate, so even in winter (in the southern hemisphere it is the period from June to August), the temperature here often reaches 28-30 degrees. In this part of Mauritius, there is an excellent balance between the level of urbanization and natural beauty. There are famous beaches, golf clubs, a well-developed infrastructure for surfing and deep sea fishing, numerous shopping centers, three private schools and a hospital, pharmacies and sports clubs, mountains and a safari park. Luxurious housing complexes such as Marguery Exclusive Villas or La Balise Marina, the only marina on the island with full yacht infrastructure deep in the natural harbor, are located in the western part of the island.
The southwestern part of Mauritius is known as the Lemorn Brabant region – it is a peninsula, a village, and a mountain of the same name. Here is the most beautiful nature of the island, the longest white wild beaches that attract kiters and surfers who come here to catch a wave from around the world. Among the well-known residential complexes, one can mention Belle Riviere or Bel Ombre, located on a vast area of several hundred hectares. Built on the site of the former Place du Moulin Sugar Plantation, De Bel Ombre includes Villas Valriche Residential Residences, two luxury golf clubs with spa facilities, a superb 18-hole golf course, and a beach club.
The east of Mauritius is the most quiet and calm part of the island, where magnificent nature also reigns with limited access to the benefits of civilization outside the territory of residential complexes. However, the real estate objects themselves offer a wide range of services – restaurants, golf clubs, fishing, souvenir shops, first-aid posts and maintenance of apartments and hotel-type villas. In the east of Mauritius, the golf infrastructure is especially well developed: it is in this part of the island that the Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club is located, one of the best not only in Mauritius, but also in the world. Most recently, the development of the territory where the most expensive villas in Mauritius will be located (from 10 million euros) – the complex Les Veneures – Anahita.