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La Cuvette

La Cuvette (beach) (Rivière du Rempart) — La Cuvette Beach is located near the town of Grand Baie, in the northwest part of Mauritius. This is one of the many beaches situated in the Rivière du Rempart district. Until recently, La Cuvette beach in Grand Baie was a tiny little hidden gem of the north, […]

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Grand Bassin

Grand Bassin – a.k.a. Ganga Talao (in Hindi), this is a major Indian religious site (located about an hour south of Port Louis). This is a sacred lake, which is about 1800 feet above sea level and is situated 2 km to the east of Le Pétrin. The crater lake is one of the most […]

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Grand Bay

Grand Bay (beach) – this seaside village and large tourist beach is located at the district of Rivière du Rempart at the north end of Mauritius. Grand Bay was once called De Bogt Zonder Eyndt (Bay Without End) by the Dutch in the 17th century, and when visiting the village it is easy to understand […]

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Flic en Flac

Flic en Flac (beach) – located 45 minutes (24 km.) southwest of Port Louis, Flic en Flac was once a small fishing village. Over the years, this 8 km.-long beach has rapidly developed into a major tourist area. Nowadays, Flic en Flac is very popular destination which attracts both tourists and locals Mauritians. This is […]

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Domaines Les Pailles

Domaines Les Pailles (Les Pailles, Port Louis) – located 10 minutes from Port Louis is this estate, which is spread over a huge area of 3,000 acres on the foothills of the Moka Range. The Domaine les Pailles have developed from a sugar estate into theme park and center of cultural and heritage. Today it […]

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Champ De Mars Racecourse

Champ De Mars Racecourse (Champ de Mars Road, Port Louis) – this thoroughbred horse race track was opened in 1812 by the Mauritius Turf Club (MTC) (which was founded that same year by the first British Governor of Mauritius, Sir Robert Farquhar). This is the oldest horse-racing club in the Southern Hemisphere and the second […]

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Bois Chéri Tea Plantation & Museum

Bois Chéri Tea Plantation & Museum (Bois Cheri, Savanne) – located 45 minutes (40 km.) south of Port Louis, this is the island’s first tea plantation (dating back to 1892). A tour guide leads visitors through the factory and the tea plantation, revealing the history, stories and tales of the Bois Chéri and the importance […]

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Black River Gorges National Park

Black River Gorges National Park (B103 – Plaine Champagne Road) – this is the largest national park in the island — located in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius. The park extends over an area of 6,754 hectares. With the help of the guides, you will discover Mauritius’ natural heritage in this unique area which […]

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Riche Terre Mall

Riche Terre Mall (Riche Terre Road, Riche Terre) — located just 15 minutes (6 km.) north of Port Louis (just off of the M2 highway), this mall has 75 retailers (including 25 eateries and a Jumbo Score supermarket). There are also play areas for children, and other mall amenities.

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Grand Baie La Croisette

Grand Baie La Croisette (Sotisse Road, Grand Baie) – located near the Grand Bay (Grand Baie) beach area, this shopping mall has 80 retailers, and 20 restaurants/eateries, along with mall amenities such as a multi-screen movie theater. There are also 50 luxury apartments on the premises, as well as office space, a fitness center, and […]