One interesting fact about this country is that it is part of France even though it is geographically located in Africa. The unique culture of the island has been shaped by French, African, Indian, Comorian and Malagasy influences.
Mayotte offers a wealth of activities for visitors to enjoy during their stay. With five lagoons and spectacular coral reefs located throughout the island, snorkeling and diving here are simply unparalleled. In addition to aquatic activities, there are plenty of hiking trails and bird-watching spots for outdoor lovers to explore as well as markets for souvenir shopping.
One hidden gem on the island that many visitors miss out on is Chissioua M’tsamboro, an area known for its traditional villages and fascinating local customs. Here you can learn about the history of the area through guided tours or wander around one of the many markets filled with delicious seafood and fresh produce.
No matter what kind of holiday you are looking for, Mayotte will not disappoint. Whether your ideal vacation involves sunning on the beach or exploring nature, this piece of paradise has something for everyone!