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Mauritius Travel Guide

The Complete Guide to Mauritius

Packing List

Make sure that you're well-equipped for your holiday with our packing list, containing all of the most important things you should bring, except for obvious items like t-shirts, bathing suit, and shoes.


  • Driving licence (EU or international)
  • Diving and/or sailing licence (if you have one)
  • Passport
  • Travel documents (hotel voucher, transfer vouchers, all confirmations that you have received from MauVillas)
  • Travel health insurance
  • Credit card

Clothing and Accessories

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat/cap
  • Light clothing for a tropical climate (including long trousers for men, as these are sometimes required in 4-star and 5-star hotels)
  • Beach towel
  • Water shoes
  • Trainers
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Long-armed t-shirt or swimming shirt to protect against UV rays
  • Unterwater camera
  • Camera case (waterproof)
  • Travel adaptors (type C and G - European 2-pin and UK 3-pin)
  • Chargers for phone, tablet etc.
  • Memory card(s) for camera, phone etc.
  • Travel books, travel guide
  • Umbrella or rain poncho
  • Waterproof bag
  • Headphones
  • Earplugs


  • Sunscreen (high factor)
  • Aftersun lotion
  • Antiseptic spray/wipes
  • Small hair dryer
  • Mosquito repellent with deet
  • First aid kit
  • Hygene products
  • Ointment to sooth insect bites/stings