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8 Best Places to Visit in Mauritius

8 Best Places to Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is an island nation which lies on the southern east of Africa. Port Louis is the capital city and truly a paradise for explorer as it offers sand and sun under one roof. Magnificent beaches and mountainous landscapes make this nation ideal for honeymoon also. Hence, here we are giving you a list of 8 best places that you must visit in Mauritius.

1. Grand Bay / Grand Baie

Grand Bay / Grand Baie mauritius

Grand Bay is a large tourist beach as well as a seaside village in Riviere du Rempart region of Mauritius. It is counted amongst the most famous holiday destination in Mauritius and is popular for water sports activities. Grand Bay is also a departure point for boat tours to the islands to the north of Mauritius such as Flat Island, Serpent Island and Gunners’ Quoin. Moreover, it is a perfect place for discovering the wonderful underwater marine life with underwater sea walk, underwater scooter as well as submarine excursion.

2. Belle Mare Plage

Belle Mare Plage mauritius

Belle Mare Plage is a famous beach in Mauritius and is a first choice of people who want to see and enjoy sunrise. You can take a dip while the sun in morning comes up and if you are an experienced swimmer then you can also enjoy swimming in currents. Hence, you should definitely add Belle Mare Plage beach to your list of places to visit in Mauritius.

3. Grand Bassin

Grand Bassin mauritius

Grand Bassin also known as Ganga Talao is a high mountain lake and is a sacred Hindu site. It is situated approximately 1800 feet above sea level in the district of Savanne. There is a temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a very important Hindu pilgrimage sites outside of India. There is a 108 foot tall statue of Lord Shiva and during the festival of Maha Shivaratri, pilgrims walk bare feet from their homes to the beautiful lake.

4. Ile aux Cerfs Island

Ile aux Cerfs Island mauritius

This island is also known as the Deer Island and is located in the Flacq district near the east coast of Mauritius. You will see that this island has natural vegetation and undulating terrain. Ile aux Cerfs Island is popular amongst the tourists for the superb white sandy beaches and magnificent lagoons. It is a best place for snorkeling and enjoying rich underwater world. Furthermore, this island hosts the world famous Bernard Langer 18-hole contests golf course which is managed by Le Touessrok hotel.

5. Port Louis Market

Port Louis Market Mauritius

Port Louis is a famous market in Mauritus and is mainly popular for herbs as well as bamboo products. You will also find there delicious local dishes and many beautifully handcrafted goods that are valuable to locals and serve as mementos for tourists. This market is always crowded even in weekdays also and while anything you should not forget to bargain.

6. Chamarel Falls and Seven Coloured Earths

Chamarel Falls and Seven Coloured Earths Mauritius

In Mauritius Chamarel is a small village on the west coast near Le Morne. This place is well known for Chamarel Falls and Coloured Earths. Chamarel Falls is beautiful waterfall of Mauritius and there are 3 different streams of water dropping down from an elevation of 272 feet into a gorge. Coloured Earths is basically a natural phenomenon where the colors develop through change of basaltic lava to clay minerals. According to local people of people, if you mix the colours mutually, they will split on their own.

7. Black River Gorges National Park

Black River Gorges National Park mauritius

If wild adventure is your style then you must visit Black River Gorges National Park in Mauritius. Spread in an area of about 6754 hectares, it is situated in the south-western part of this beautiful island nation. Black River Gorges National Park is famous for hiking, trekking and camping as well as it is the largest protected forest of Mauritius and offers more than 50 km of hiking trail. You can also see here some endangered species of animals and birds.

8. Shopping Malls of Le Bagatelle and La Crosiette

 Le Bagatelle

Bagatelle Mall is the most important shopping as well as trade destination in Mauritius. Here you will find the world’s most enviable brands and offers a persuasive lifestyle shopping experience in Mauritius. La Croisette is a main shopping and leisure hub in northern region of Mauritius. Here you can shop for jewellery, men and women wear, crafts and gifts, shoes and lot more. Hence, there is no doubt in saying that together with sun and sea, Mauritius also gives a great shopping experience.

La Croisette mall mauritius

Mauritius Holiday Packages:

For Mauritius Holiday Packages you can contact to Cab Tours. CAB Tours Mauritius is registered in Mauritius and is licensed by the Mauritius Tourism Authority as a Tour Operator. Dedicated staff is there to answer all your queries. Services of Cab Tours are tailored to suit your requirements with the aim of making your holidays an unforgettable experience.

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