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Mauritius is comprised of four coasts that each offer a unique vibe and experience. We’ve personally lived and explored the island and are ready to answer any questions.

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North Coast

If you want to be nearby entertainment, shopping and the island’s best nightlife, then the north is the place for you. You’ll find plenty of action in the bustling capital of Port Louis and the vibrant beach town of Grand Baie. There are plentiful luxury and boutique resorts where you’ll find tranquility and stunning beaches. The north is equally suitable for families and couples.

  • Optimal year-round weather
  • Spectacular beach sunsets
  • Nearby cafes, shops and  the island’s best nightlife
  • Mont Choisy and Trou aux Biches are two of the island’s best beaches
  • Luxury and boutique hotel options

West Coast

If you’re seeking great diving & snorkeling, unforgettable sunsets and want to be close to local cafes, shops and a more low-key nightlife, then the west is for you. The ever-popular Flic-en-Flac beach is one of the most sublime on the island. Activity-seekers and beach-lovers will be equally delighted.

  • Best year-round weather
  • Island’s best sunsets
  • Nearby cafes, shops and nightlife
  • Championship 18-hole golf course
  • Dolphin viewing year-round and seasonal whale sightings 
  • Best surf location on the island (Tamarina Bay)

South Coast

If you’re seeking complete immersion into nature, then this is your coast. The south, also known as the “green coast’, is full of lush vegetation and smaller, more private beaches. It’s more remote and is the most untouched part of the island, with an array of hotels nestled in calm coves and stunning intimate beaches. It’s ideal for couples seeking romance, golf enthusiasts and anyone wanting to truly get away and unplug.

  • Abundant lush green vegetation and nature.
  • World championship 18-hole golf courses
  • Le Morne Brabant is the island’s most dramatic backdrop and beach.
  • Hiking enthusiasts will enjoy a day trip to the Black River Gorges National Park.
  • Hotspot for kite surfers.
  • Top luxury resorts

East Coast

The east coast is quiet, less developed and undoubtably enjoys the most stunning coastline on the entire island. If you’re looking to nestle into a lavish resort for the bulk of your holiday amongst the most picturesque beach on the island, then this is your place.

  • Remote, quiet, less developed
  • The most exquisite beach on the island (Belle Mare), is marked by long stretches powder-soft, bleached-white sands and luminous azure sea.
  • World-renowned golf courses
  • Close to the private island of Ile aux Cerfs, one of the most sought-after catamaran day-trips. 
Port Louis
The bustling capital of Port Louis is located in the north west side of the island. It's lovely waterfront location is the industry center and where you can enjoy the vibrant markets. Everything from veggies, meat and textiles can be found from hundreds of local vendors. More
Grand Baie
This seaside village and large tourist beach is popular for its liveliness both day and night. The beach is ideal for swimming, sailing, and other water sports. The town offers an array of fashion and craft shops as well as discotheques.
Located on the west coast, Flic-en-Flac is one of the island's most popular beaches and offers a lovely seaside village. The town is smaller than Grand Baie, but offers a variety of local cafes, shops and nightlife.
Grand Bassin
This is a definite a 'must see' on the island. The scared lake, also known as Ganga Talao, represents the holy Ganges river of India. It's tucked away in the mountains of the South West surrounded by colourful Hindu temples and gods.

Seven Coloured Earth in Chamarel
This natural phenomenon is a vibrant display of lava oxidation over thousands of years; it’s a brilliant sight of majestic orange and red layered earth. In Chamarel, you can also visit a flowing waterfall and enjoy the agricultural land where sugarcane and pineapples grow on the countryside.
The Legend Golf Course
This 18-hole championship course is home to the "Johnnie Walker Classic" and to the Mauritius Open championship tournaments. It's designed by South African champion, Hugh Baiocchi, and is located along one of the most superb beaches on the island.

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