Mauritius Travel Guide

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Top 10 beaches in Mauritius

1. Le Morne Public Beach

Le Morne Public Beach

Le Morne beach is located on the peninsula in the southwest of Mauritius. Kitesurfers from all over the world meet here, because this beach offers ideal conditions for popular water sports. A kite school offers courses and gives the necessary equipment. Exuberant, laid-back atmosphere and the perfect view of the imposing mountain Le Morne Brabant is simply spectacular. You should definitely visit this beach if you’re staying in Mauritius.

Facts:
Perfect for kitesurfing and surfing
Snack stands and smoothie bars
Can be reached by car
Spectacular sunsets
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2. Belle Mare

Belle Mare

Belle Mare beach is a very long paradise beach on the eastern side of the island. You can expect to see turquoise water, palm trees and white, powdered fine sand. There are also smaller snack cars offering local food and cool drinks and two resorts. Belle Mare is one of the most popular beaches in Mauritius for snorkeling - colorful clownfish and coral can be discovered here. All in all, there is a real Robinson-Crusoe flair on this beach and here the whole family will find enough entertainment.

Facts:
Perfect for snorkelling
Snack carts
Can be reached by car
Calm water
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3. Blue Bay

Blue Bay

Blue Bay is a real beach of dreams in the southeast of Mauritius. Intact offshore coral reefs invites you to snorkel, as well as unique underwater walks are offered, where you get air through a diving helmet. This Beach is a popular destination for tourists and also a meeting place for many locals, especially at the weekends. Tropical atmosphere with turquoise water and filao trees enchants every visitor.

Facts:
Unterwater walking on the ocean floor
Impressive marine park
Can be reached by car
Good for windsurfing
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4. Flic en Flac

Flic en Flac

Flic en Flac beach is one of the longest beaches in Mauritius and offers everything a vacationer's heart desires. You can enjoy a pleasant peaceful rest here in addition to white sand, beautiful water and tropical palm trees. There is still a quiet place to spend a long day at the beach here, even in the high season. Food stalls serve local dishes, which should definitely be tried and make your holiday feeling perfect. There are separate bathing areas due to some underwater currents.

Facts:
Perfect for long walks on the beach
Stalls serving local snacks
Can be reached by car
Sometimes strong currents
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5. Grand Baie

Grand Baie

Tourist center Grand Baie beach is within walking distance to many accommodations. There are usually many excursion boats on the beach and fishing boats on the way, which spoils the idyll of the beach. Nevertheless, the beach is recommended for restaurant visits or short refreshments. We also highly recommend local smoothie and fruit stalls. A little further north and south of the beach are the absolute paradise beaches that make Mauritius awesome. Nights there are beach clubs that turn into restaurants during the day.

Facts:
Starting point for boat excursions
Beach restaurants and smoothie stands
Can be reached by car
Good for quick refreshments
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6. Ile aux Cerfs

Ile aux Cerfs

Île aux Cerfs is a small, offshore island accessible only by boat from Trou d'Èau Douce. Crossing costs between 300 and 900 rupees. Islands white beaches impress every visitor and shallow water inlet makes the island a perfect place for families with children. In addition to the many beaches that surround the island, there is also an 18-hole golf course and a climbing park. Snorkeling fans should definitely bring their equipment, because there are many colorful fish to admire in the waters around the island.

Facts:
Incredible beaches
Beach restaurants and bars
Can be reached by boat
Watersports on-site
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7. Mont Choisy

Mont Choisy

Mont Choisy beach is located in the northwest of Mauritius, a few kilometers from the Grand Baie tourist center. Approximately 3 km long beach is rarely visited during the week and therefore offers a lot of privacy. Mauritian families enjoy a picnic under the filao trees on weekends. Mont Choisy becomes particularly spectacular at sunset, when the sun turns the beach into a fascinating scenery.

Facts:
Good for a relaxed day at the beach
Perfect for watching the sunset
Can be reached by car or bus
Peaceful atmosphere
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8. Péreybère

Péreybère

Péreybère beach is located in the north of the island and borders directly to the city of the same name, where one can find numerous hotels and resorts. Beach is particularly suitable for families with children thanks to its numerous excursions, restaurants and natural shade. Boat tours are offered, also a canoe rental also water ski and glass bottom boat tours. Beautiful sunset can also be seen here.

Facts:
Excellent snorkelling spot
Lots of beach restaurants and bars
Can be reached by car or bus
Starting point for boat excursions
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9. Trou aux Biches

Trou aux Biches

Beautiful beach called Trou aux Biches lies on the northwest of the island. Approximately 2 km long beach with soft sand and palm trees is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of Mauritius. Sea is particularly beautiful here thanks to the reef, a diving school located here allows tourists an even deeper insight into the underwater world. Beach is perfect for sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling, there are also awesome sunsets to watch in the evening.

Facts:
Great spot for snorkelling
Lots of beach restaurants and bars
Can be reached by car or bus
Romantic sunset spot
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10. Baie du Tamarin

Baie du Tamarin

Baie du Tamarin is a busy western beach and for some one of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius. It’s also the only beach on the island that is not protected by a coral reef. Strong waves come to the beach due to this, especially in the winter months between June and September. Beach is a real paradise for surfers, who ride the best waves here and use the powers of the ocean. Baie du Tamarin is especially popular with locals who enjoy the idyllic picnic basket and take the whole family there on weekends.

Facts:
Perfect spot for surfing
Ideal for picnics
Can easily be reached by car or bus
Waves are common
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