Port-Louis, the Capital City of Mauritius - Sir Sewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens - Cap Malheureux Red Roofed Church & Sight Seeing - Grand-Baie Tourist Resort - Mont Choisy Beach

Port-Louis, the Capital City of Mauritius.

Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius, is the country's economic, cultural, political Centre and most populous city. Tourists can never get enough of Port Louis. Discovering the city can be an enriching cultural experience. Other places of tourist attractions in the city are The Caudan Waterfront, the Harbour, The Central Market, Aapravasi Ghat, Natural History Museum, Mauritius Postal Museum, La Citadelle, the splendid horse racing track at the Champ de Mars, Blue Penny Museum and the mystic Chinatown. Sir Sewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens

Commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist attraction in Pamplemousses, near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. Famous for its long pond of giant water lilies (Victoria amazonica), the garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719 – 1786) in 1770, and it covers an area of around 37 hectares.In addition to its giant waterlilies, the garden also features spices, ebonies, sugar canes, and 85 varieties of palms from Central America, Asia, Africa and the islands around the Indian Ocean. Many trees have been planted by world leaders and royalty, including Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Indira Gandhi, François Mitterrand and Robert Mugabe.
In addition Le Chateau De Mon Plaisir, the museum, displays a delicate collection of Mauritius’s and world’s history
Cap Malheureux Red Roofed Church & Sight Seeing

The main attraction of the Cap Malheureux village is the church with the red roof which stands on the north coast, in front of the turquoise sea make it the probably most often photographed place on Mauritius. This church was built in memory of the shipwrecks which happened there in the past where the ships used to stop for bad weather and break into rocks.
Grand-Baie Tourist Resort

Grand Baie, one of famous tourist resort, that Mauritius fulfills all the amenities of tourist as well as locals. A home to the best night clubs and bars of Mauritius, with a good variety of restaurants around. There is no doubt why Grand Baie is called the hub of Mauritius's night life. Above and all, it offers a variety of Sea-sports options like swimming, water skiing, parasailing,  hiring a yacht to  sail off the horizon or experiencing the amazing trips on “Catamaran cruises” to neighboring islets.
Mont Choisy Beach

Located in the north part of the island, Mont Choisy features the magnificent turquoise blue sea and fine, white sandy beach which is among the best in the country. The beauty of Mont Choisy is no doubt than being on the land of paradise with its lush green Casuarina trees flanked on one side, and the splendid emerald sea on the other. Mont Choisy beach is just perfect for those who yearn to sunbathe, or swim in the crystal clear water. A big range of Sea sports activities is available on the beach.



 

Pereybere Beach - Goodlands Market - Paul & Virginie Monument - Poste La Fayette - Belle Mare Beach - Poste De Flacq Hindu Temple

Pereybere Beach

Enclosed by the pearl ivory sand of Grand Baie , and the pure white of Cap Malheureux costs ; The Pereybere beach is one of the major masterpieces by the imagination of nature where the turquoise waters of this charming bay enclosed in a circle with a white beach. It is indeed a place to relax and feel the calmness of the Indian Ocean.
Goodlands Market

Goodlands is a bustling, village in the northern area of Mauritius where you can experience the colour of local life. On Tuesdays and Fridays you have the possibility to look for bargains at the clothing market. On Wednesdays and Saturdays there is a fruit and vegetable market at the east end of the village. Friendly locals will always help to find what you need and will make good deals. Goodlands also has the largest ship models factory of the island, made by talented and skilled Mauritians workers.
Paul & Virginie Monument

Up at Poudre d’Or on the northeast coast – where the navy fleet vessel St. Géran met its watery grave – a monument is dedicated to the 149 sailors, 13 passengers and 30 slaves who lost their lives in the disaster, although its immortalisation in Bernadin de Saint Pierre’s novel means it is more commonly known as the “Paul et Virginie” monument.
Poste La Fayette

Over in Flacq is the perfect beach for adventure-seekers with the prevailing winds, which are present throughout most of the year.. It is frequented mostly to share the beauty and tranquility of the shore. Poste Lafayette offers a gentle curve of flat white sand backed by forest, with a hiking trail that leads all along the coast up to Roches Noire. In the northern section, a break in the reef allows some crashing waves to pound over the rocky landscape, but further south the reef provides shelter and swimming is perfectly safe.
Belle Mare Beach

The Belle Mare is one of the longest if not the longest beach in Mauritius stretching an incredible 2.5 kilometres. The beach starts at Belle Mare village and stretches all the way south until it reaches the exquisitely charming little village of Trou dÈau Douce. Thatch palapa umbrellas can be seen almost all along the beach for one to relax on the stretched white-powdered beach.
Poste De Flacq Hindu Temple

Poste De Flacq Hindu Temple also known as the swimming temple, built on the small island Ile aux Goyavièrs close to the village Postre de Flaq.  The temple  is an artwork in white colour. A road to reach the temple has been built which is accessible both on foot and cars. The surrounding of this temple is pure silence and clear water with a lot of colourful small fishes. In the distance there are beautiful lagoons around this island with very green mangroves. Inside the shrine there are a lot of colourful figures and statues of the Hindu goddesses.



 

Trou aux cerfs Volcanic Crater - Tamarind Falls - Grand Bassin Sacred Lake - Alexandra Falls - Black River Gorges - Chamarel Falls - Chamarel 7 Coloured Earth

Trou-aux-cerfs- Volcanic  Crater
 
Trou-aux Cerfs, a dormant volcano found in the locality of Curepipe, a favourite sightseeing place for many locals and tourists. A great spot to stop and see a good part of south Mauritius. The views stretch for many miles, allowing you to see several towns, villages, farms and the magnificent cragged mountain peaks. Tamarind Falls
 
Tamarind Falls also commonly known as Sept Cascade is located near the small village of Henrietta, on the highlands, West of Mauritius. It originates from the Rivière Tamarin and has at least seven simultaneous waterfalls.
To discover the wonderful view of the waterfalls, activities like Canyoning and an exciting 55m challenge of jump from the waterfall. Grand Bassin Sacred Llake

Grand Bassin, an oasis of peace and calm, is a crater-lake situated  in the serene nature of Savanne district of Mauritius. Being about 1800 feet above sea level, it is considered as a sacred lake. Amazing place where you can discover the Hindu culture . One is welcomed by the giant statue of Shiva dominating the hill above. The lake is surrounded with temples and big divinity statues. Climbing up the hill is worth it for panoramic views of the abundant nature and coast line. Alexanda Falls

Alexandra falls, which form part of the National Park, is situated some 700m above sea-level. It is one of the popular destinations where one can admire the panoramic view of the South East Coast and the valley is the home of many endemic fauna and flora.

Black River Gorges

At the Black River Gorge viewpoint, the panoramic view is breathtaking and not to be missed while in Mauritius. It is a place of magnificent vistas, thriving wildlife and fascinating natural sites. One can also admire the White -tailed Tropicbird birds gliding through the gorges. Chamarel Falls

Chamarel Falls are the highest waterfalls in mauritius. They are surrounded by lush vegetation of the Black River Gorges, where you can have a vivid view of the waterfalls from both, a lower and an upper viewpoint, from the Black River National Park. Chamarel 7 Coloured Earth

One of the major tourist attractions, the impressive “Seven Colored Earth of Chamarel” is named for the strange natural colors of a fairly small area (roughly 7500 square metres) covered in sand dunes made of mineral clay that formed from basaltic lava in South Western Mauritius. The seven different colors, red, yellow, green, blue, violet, purple, and brown are capable of forming truly remarkable patterns.
Rhumerie de Chamarel,the local rhum distillery, near  the Seven coloured earth is the estate where sugarcane, vanilla, tea and so on all grow and where traditional rhum is produced in a boutiquey way. The rhumeries have tasting rooms attached and you can sample what you please.



 

Chamouny ‘La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park’ The 23 Coloured Earth - Bois Cheri - Tea Factory & Museum - Baie duCap  Maconde - La Vanille Reserve des Mascareignes  Crocodile Park - Gris-Gris Cliffs

Chamouny ‘La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park’- The 23 Coloured Earth

"La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park" has become one of the most famous and unique attraction of the island which fascinates Mauritians as well as foreigners.
Nature lovers are bound to like this place; it is a quite unique experience with the indigenous fauna and flora that abounds in the park. Visitors are treated to a range of natural landscapes including plateaus, mountains, valleys, craters and crater-lakes.
Bois Cheri Tea Factory & Museum

Tea Time! Visit the lush green plantation of tea at Bois Cheri. The tasting at their tea lodge which you have to drive 1.5 kms to is well worth it, a peaceful place in the middle of the plantation by a lake / reservoir, where you can sample a wide selection of the teas.
Baie duCap - Maconde

On the romantic south coast of Mauritius is the bold Curved road of Baie du Cap famously known as “Maconde”. Its amazing viewpoint overcast the south western sea of Mauritius.
La Vanille Reserve des Mascareignes- “Crocodile Park”

The Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park which is home to various species of animals, reptiles and plants is set in a beautiful rain forested valley with natural freshwater springs, full of prawns and fish. La Vanille Crocodile Park  also offers a huge collection of over 20, 000 different species of insects in the insectarium. Animals like : monkey, deer, giant tortoise, tenrec, rabbits, bats, wild pig and a giant Telfair Skink further beautifies the Park. Great adventure for kids too!
Gris-Gris Cliffs

Gris-Gris is well known for its sea cliff. This part of the island is not surrounded by coral reefs. Thick waves crash directly on the cliffs. The most spectacular part of Gris-gris is the "Roche Qui Pleure" where the constant squashing of waves against the flanks of the cliff gives the impression that the cliff is crying. A must to visit when doing the South Tour.



 

Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve - Mahebourg Market - Blue Bay Beach - National - History Museum - Pont Naturel

Pereybere Beach

Enclosed by the pearl ivory sand of Grand Baie , and the pure white of Cap Malheureux costs ; The Pereybere beach is one of the major masterpieces by the imagination of nature where the turquoise waters of this charming bay enclosed in a circle with a white beach. It is indeed a place to relax and feel the calmness of the Indian Ocean.
Goodlands Market

Goodlands is a bustling, village in the northern area of Mauritius where you can experience the colour of local life. On Tuesdays and Fridays you have the possibility to look for bargains at the clothing market. On Wednesdays and Saturdays there is a fruit and vegetable market at the east end of the village. Friendly locals will always help to find what you need and will make good deals. Goodlands also has the largest ship models factory of the island, made by talented and skilled Mauritians workers.
Paul & Virginie Monument

Up at Poudre d’Or on the northeast coast – where the navy fleet vessel St. Géran met its watery grave – a monument is dedicated to the 149 sailors, 13 passengers and 30 slaves who lost their lives in the disaster, although its immortalisation in Bernadin de Saint Pierre’s novel means it is more commonly known as the “Paul et Virginie” monument.
Poste La Fayette

Over in Flacq is the perfect beach for adventure-seekers with the prevailing winds, which are present throughout most of the year.. It is frequented mostly to share the beauty and tranquility of the shore. Poste Lafayette offers a gentle curve of flat white sand backed by forest, with a hiking trail that leads all along the coast up to Roches Noire. In the northern section, a break in the reef allows some crashing waves to pound over the rocky landscape, but further south the reef provides shelter and swimming is perfectly safe.
Belle Mare Beach

The Belle Mare is one of the longest if not the longest beach in Mauritius stretching an incredible 2.5 kilometres. The beach starts at Belle Mare village and stretches all the way south until it reaches the exquisitely charming little village of Trou dÈau Douce. Thatch palapa umbrellas can be seen almost all along the beach for one to relax on the stretched white-powdered beach.
Poste De Flacq Hindu Temple

Poste De Flacq Hindu Temple also known as the swimming temple, built on the small island Ile aux Goyavièrs close to the village Postre de Flaq.  The temple  is an artwork in white colour. A road to reach the temple has been built which is accessible both on foot and cars. The surrounding of this temple is pure silence and clear water with a lot of colourful small fishes. In the distance there are beautiful lagoons around this island with very green mangroves. Inside the shrine there are a lot of colourful figures and statues of the Hindu goddesses.



 

Ile aux Cerfs Trip

Ile aux Cerfs  Trip

Ile aux cerfs is one of the best islands for tourist in mauritius.Its beaches offer several water sports activities like surfing, water skiing, glass bottom boat tours, banana boat rides and more. If you are not interested in sport activities then you can just swim or snorkel in the waters around the island or find a quite spot for sunbathing. Moreover one can enjoy a trip to the Waterfall of Grande Riviere Sud Est and then lunch on the nearby island, ‘Ile aux Margenie’.
Ile aux Cerfs  Trip

Ile aux cerfs is one of the best islands for tourist in mauritius.Its beaches offer several water sports activities like surfing, water skiing, glass bottom boat tours, banana boat rides and more. If you are not interested in sport activities then you can just swim or snorkel in the waters around the island or find a quite spot for sunbathing. Moreover one can enjoy a trip to the Waterfall of Grande Riviere Sud Est and then lunch on the nearby island, ‘Ile aux Margenie’.
Ile aux Cerfs  Trip

Ile aux cerfs is one of the best islands for tourist in mauritius.Its beaches offer several water sports activities like surfing, water skiing, glass bottom boat tours, banana boat rides and more. If you are not interested in sport activities then you can just swim or snorkel in the waters around the island or find a quite spot for sunbathing. Moreover one can enjoy a trip to the Waterfall of Grande Riviere Sud Est and then lunch on the nearby island, ‘Ile aux Margenie’.
Ile aux Cerfs  Trip

Ile aux cerfs is one of the best islands for tourist in mauritius.Its beaches offer several water sports activities like surfing, water skiing, glass bottom boat tours, banana boat rides and more. If you are not interested in sport activities then you can just swim or snorkel in the waters around the island or find a quite spot for sunbathing. Moreover one can enjoy a trip to the Waterfall of Grande Riviere Sud Est and then lunch on the nearby island, ‘Ile aux Margenie’.



 

Le Morne Kite Surf

Le Morne Kite Surf

Le Morne, located in the south of the island, is undoubtedly the best kite surfing spot. In a beautiful setting at the foot of Morne, you will have a magnificent view of the turquoise waters. This situation makes it a spot known by all kitesurfing fans. The trade winds returning side-on shore, sweeping the spot of Le Morne Brabant all year round apart from February.



 

Sky Dive

Sky Dive

Want to do do something crazy, then leave your fear and dive into happiness Skydive in Mauritius.... The total duration of the skydive excursion is of about 1 hour, including ground training, 25 minutes flight to 10,000 feet, free fall and parachute flight.. The take-off is done from the magnificent Sugar Fields of Mon Loisir, with views of Mauritius’s stunning lagoons and reefs stretching far into the Indian Ocean. This is the most thrilling activity in Mauritius.



 

Swimming with dolphin

Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.



 

Swimming with dolphin and visit to Ile aux Benitier by speed boat with lunch

Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.
Swimming with dolphins & trip to Ile aux Benitiers

A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings!
A Perfect Day! A sight you will never forget. Visiting Ile aux Benitiers whilst a group of dolphins is swimming to capture and make your holiday a memorable one.



 

Quatre Bornes Market & Eureka Colonial House

Quatre Bornes Market

The Quatre Bornes market is one of the most famous markets of Mauritius that revive the tourists. It takes place every Thursday and Sunday morning in the town. Its very narrow open-air alleys are the opportunity to find souvenirs of this traditional place. This market also offers a variety of local products to bring in one’s suitcase.
Eureka Colonial House

The impressive Eureka Creole House built in 1830; facing the Ory Mountain with the 109 Doors House represents the cultural diversity and history of Mauritius. The museum holds a good collection of antiques, photos and an intriguing collection of wooden sculptures. There are many small waterfalls, endemic plants and lush greenery which surrounds the house as well as kilometers of walking tracks to enjoy. 
A really good place to visit, one can enjoy lunch on the verandah and take leisurely walks.



 

Big game fishing in Mauritius

Big Game Fishing in Mauritius

Big Game Fishing in Mauritius

Mauritius – a paradise for amateur fisherman!
Mauritius is also famous for its yearly deep sea fishing competition. With perfect conditions prevailing throughout the year, the possibilities to fight giant Blue Marlin, Black marlin, Mako sharks, tiger sharks, yellow fin tuna, dog tooth tuna and many other exciting fish are made available to experienced anglers and beginners.One interested in Big Game Fishing should make reservation one week prior.
No matter whether you catch a marlin or not, the adventure is worth the pleasure and experience.



 

L’Aventure Du Sucre  (Sugar Factory Museum)

L’Aventure Du Sucre  ( Sugar Factory Museum)

At L’Aventure Du Sucre Sugar Factory, you can trace the past of the country with a history of over 250 years. It is a well-equipped museum located in an old sugar factory represents complete sugar production process. Children would love the place as it very informative and has a lot of interactive features.
At the end of the visit you can taste some of the 15 varieties of unrefined sugar, two of which were invented in Mauritius and the rum tasting which is a bonus! end of the visit you can taste some of the 15 varieties of unrefined sugar, two of which were invented in mauritius and the rum tasting which is a bonus!



 

Père Laval Shrine

Père Laval Shrine.

The shrine of French Catholic priest and missionary Père Jacques-Désiré Laval is something of a Lourdes of the Indian Ocean, with many miracles attributed to pilgrimages here. The padre died in 1864 and was beatified in 1979 during a visit by Pope John Paul II. Père Laval is credited with converting 67,000 people to Christianity during his 23 years in Mauritius.