About Mauritius

Strategically located in the Indian Ocean and endowed with stunning scenery, a pleasant year-round climate, a welcoming population and high standards of healthcare and international schooling, Mauritius remains a premier destination for a primary or holiday residence.

Recognized by the international community for its strong economy and stable political system, the country has positioned itself as the main regional and African platform for banking and financial services.


Acclaimed today as a leading investment destination, the country ranks first in the Sub-Saharan countries on several international indices.

  • Ranked 1st World Bank Doing Business 2017
  • Ranked 1st Ibrahim Index of Good Governance
  • Ranked 1st Global Competitiveness Index 2016 – 2017
  • Ranked 1st  Economic Freedom of the World 2016 (Fraser Institute)

Over the past years, the country has strengthened its legislative and regulatory framework and has been very committed to adopting international best business practices, particularly with new anti-money laundering measures that promote economic development while ensuring transparency, good governance and adherence to ethical norms.

In addition, Mauritius possesses modern and reliable infrastructures and communication facilities:

  • International standard health facilities
  • Educated labour force
  • Good road infrastructure
  • International satellite TV channels
  • International education facilities
  • Excellent internal and external communication networks
  • A modern and efficient port
  • Broadband fibre cable connectivity

The diversity and richness of cultures are what gives Mauritius its originality and charm, with inhabitants from European, African, Indian, Chinese or mixed origins living in harmony on the island and practicing Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism as main religions.


The country is a rare example of social peace and unity in a multi-cultural society, admired by the rest of the world.


Why Invest at Heritage Villas Valriche?

A safe and sought-after destination


Mauritius is considered one of the safest countries in the Indian Ocean region, with a low overall crime rate. It is a non-aligned country and has strong and friendly relationships with the global world.


Political violence and civil unrest are uncommon and most protests are conducted in a peaceful manner.


Moreover, as a multi-ethnic and multi-faith nation, Mauritius has managed its diversity well when compared to other African countries.