Mauritius is located about 2000 kms. off the south eastern coast of Africa and lies east of Madagascar. The country covers an area of 1865 km with 330 km of coastline. It is a small island - 45km in width and 65km in length.
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Mauritius airport is well connected with most of the international airports in USA, Europe and Asia.
Air Mauritius, the national carrier operates more than 30 weekly flights to and from all the European major cities including 15 combined flights with Air France to and from Paris. British Airways operates four weekly flights, Emirates Airlines three and Condor one. Air India also connects major cities in India to Mauritius. For local transport, you can hitch a ride and also take bikes and scooters on hire.