Mayotte Quick Guide

"How to find the Mayotte Sea." How often have you heard that sentence before? Most of us are aware of the beautiful beaches and coral reefs in places like Grand Cayman, Bonaire, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos and other Caribbean islands where tourists love to spend their holiday. But what we don't know is how to find the Mayotte Sea and its hidden treasure. In this article, we will talk about the Mayotte Sea and its diving spots.

"A tour to the Indian Ocean." Mayotte is located at the tip of South America, exactly in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It is an arid department and region of France, although much traditional Mayotte culture is close to that of its neighbor Comoro Islands. The Mayotte archipelagic area is situated between the Moroccan coast and the seashore. The two islands offer different scenarios: The southern part of the archipelago area has an abundance of underwater plants and animals, including turtles and manta rays. In the northern part of Mayotte, there are deep sea caves, wrecks of World War II vintage German U-boats, and an immense volcano.

"A tour to the Indian Ocean." A Mayotte Travel Guide will show you how to get to the islands with the greatest variety of water transportation. You can choose either to fly to Dakar or Marrakech the capital city of Mauritania, or you can hire a local boat to bring you to the islands. If you want to enjoy an authentic tour of Mayotte, it is recommended to hire local guides, as most of them speak English. You have to make your reservations in advance for the trip to the Indian Ocean islands, in order to avoid disappointment.

Two ferry services are available from Mayotte: Cougar Marry Boat (CSB), which leaves from Tamarin on Inter-Island; and M'Goun, which leave from Tamarin and take people to Muscatine. A taxi service also goes to M'Goun, and then to Tamarin. Tourists should check in at the Tamarin port daily. Transportation is quite easy, even if you go every hour, as well as cheap.

After having a great holiday in Mayotte, you should definitely not forget to return to this beautiful island. There are plenty of things to do and places to visit in Mayotte. You can visit Mayotte's major attractions, like Tamarin, before returning to your hotel. You can see some of the local villages, while enjoying the beautiful scenery. If you like, you can stay in one of Mayotte's many luxurious hotels, where you can indulge in the best local and international cuisine.

One of the top tourist attractions on the island of Mayotte is its world-famous sea turtles, known as the world's number one turtle. These sea turtles come to the beaches of Mayotte every year to lay their eggs. In addition to sea turtles, the island of Mayotte also boasts white sand beaches, which are perfect for swimming. The coral reefs of this sea island are also a sight to behold.

In addition to sea turtles, there are several other fascinating sea creatures that you might want to explore. Two of these are the black-footed booby, also known as Chlorophyllum scubaster, and the giant clams, called Rana heckscheri. You will definitely enjoy exploring these two rare species if you take part in the popular Mayotte Tours. You will also find a variety of other activities on these two islands. As mentioned above, you can go snorkeling in the marine habitat or spend your days lounging on the beaches and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

To make sure that you have the best accommodation during your stay in Mayotte, you must make sure that you check out a Mayotte Travel Guide first. This is because not all accommodations are listed in a guide. Plus, if you do not check out a guide before you travel, you might end up spending a lot of money on hotels that are not actually in your budget. Instead of wasting money on such hotels, you should always make sure that you check out a Mayotte Travel Guide first, before you travel to the island of Mayotte.

What vaccinations do I need?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Mayotte are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel?

Best time to visit?

Summer (December through February) Weather is perfect this time of year in Mayotte to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C).

Do I need a Visa?

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen you will not need a visa to enter Mayotte.

See which forms you may need for entry into Mayotte.

What currency do i need?

The official currency of Mayotte is the Euro (EUR). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Mayotte you can grab amazing Euro deals via (GBP to EUR).

What about the wildlife?

There is so much life that can be found in the country of Mayotte. This small list of animals is just a small number in comparison to the vast number of species that exist on Mayotte. Blainville's beaked whale, Seychelles flying fox, Brown lemur, Dugong

What is the traditional food?

French food? The French influence is also heavily felt in the food of Comoros and Mayotte, where the national dish is lobster in a luxurious vanilla cream sauce made with white wine, shallots and butter.

What Languages are spoken?

French is the official language, but most of the people speak Comorian (closely allied to Swahili); there are some villages along the Mayotte coast in which a Malagasy dialect is the main language. You can learn some basic French before you travel to Mayotte and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip?

The currency in Mayotte is the Euro (Usually you round up or leave a small tip depending on the level of service.).

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