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Small subtropical Indian Ocean island nation located 330 miles east of Madagascar; best known to surfers as home to Tamarin Bay, the fickle but magnificent left-breaking reef wave featured in the 1974 surf travel film The Forgotten Island of Santosha. Mauritius gets its best surf between May and September, from swells originating in the Indian Ocean's Roaring 40s. Most of the two dozen surf brea...

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