Mauritius, a volcanic island nation in the Indian Ocean, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior encompasses Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and native fauna like the flying fox.
Le Morne :
Le Morne Brabant, found in the South of the island, is a scarcely inhabited place. It is mostly surrounded by hotels. There, you will get to see Le Morne Mountain, classified as World heritage, a single peak encapsulating so much of Mauritius’ history in it. The mountain was the placefor slaves to escape from their masters. The place is full of beautifulviewpoints over the west and southern part of the island.Le Morne is a beautiful beach with white coral sand, clear waters, trees scattered along the beach, and beautiful scenery with the Le Morne Mountain in the background.
Chamarel is a small village located in the south Mauritius at district of Savanne. Chamarel attracts many people as it holds many surprises– The highest waterfall in Mauritius at 100 metres and the 7-coloured earths. The Chamarel Falls are very impressive and has beautiful spots all around. Climbing the stairs to the viewing platform reveals an awe impressive view as waterfall hits the pool 100 metres below. The ‘Seven Coloured Earth’, made up of sand dunes of distinct colours like red, purple, orange and yellow is another charm. You can stare dumbstruck at the wonders of nature or make friends with a giant tortoise – the choice is yours.
Grand Baie :
Grand Baie is a classy and a cosmopolitan town located in Rivière du Rempart District, which lies towards the northwest of Mauritius. Excellent beaches, scintillating nightlife and shopping; this town has everything you need for a perfect holiday.
Ile Aux Cerfs :
Just off the east coast of Mauritius and easily accessible from Mauritius mainland by boats, situated the paradise island of Ile aux Cerfs. Mostly jam-packed during the weekend, it can be fun if sand and sun make a good combo for you. With swaying palm trees and the pure white beaches framed by the vivid turquoise waters, it has some wonderful lagoons too. One should dedicate a full day to this island to enjoy various facilities and excursions offered.
Flic en Flac beach :
Flic enFlac beach (which means “Free and Flat Land” in Dutch) is one of the longest beaches of Mauritius. The beach continues almost all the way to the village of Tamarin and is ideal for a serene and calm beach walk. This beach is great for bathing, swimming, and snorkelling.