Tips & Tricks
Le Morne (beach) – the 4km white sand Le Morne Beach is one of the island’s loveliest and least visited, with the dramatic basalt monolith Le Morne Brabant as its backdrop. Le Morne peninsula is known as the “five-star strip”, with exclusive hotels, world-class kitesurfing and a protected bay for beginners.
La Preneuse (beach) – located about an hour southwest of Port Louis, this is a popular public beach that also has one of the most well preserved Martello Towers on the island. The beach itself is not on the beaten tourist track and is therefore much quieter and far less crowded than the more well-known […]
Mauritius Aquarium (Coastal Road, Pointe-aux-Piments, B38) – located in the northwest part of Mauritius (in the small village of Point Aux Piments), visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the five well laid out principal buildings surrounded by a tropical garden, where one can discover the rich aquatic life which inhabits the coastal and pelagic […]
Tamarina Golf, Spa & Beach Club (Tamarin Bay) – located 45 minutes south of Port Louis, this former hunting estate (nestled between the Rempart peak and the Tamarin Bay) is now a 206 hectare, 18-hole golf course and resort. The course was designed by American golf architect Rodney Wright, who proudly exclaims this course “as […]
Mauritius Gymkhana Club (Suffolk Close, Vacoas) – located 25 minutes (18 km. south of Port Louis, the Mauritius Military Gymkhana Club was originally founded as a Service Club for British officers in the first half of the nineteenth century (between 1834 and 1849). It was in 1976 that the Royal Navy handed over the Mauritius […]
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (Pamplemousses) – a.k.a. “Pamplemousses Botanical Garden”, this is the country’s oldest such site, and is named after the country’s first prime minister. This was originally a private garden by the French governor of Mauritius nearly 300 years ago. The botanical garden stretches over endless acres of land and it may […]