Grand Baie Mauritius
Grand Baie (Grand Bay) is a coastal village which is well known for its white sandy beaches and emerald sea. Resting in the natural cove in Mauritius, it serves as an excellent bay for indulging in swimming, sailing and various other watersports. The bay had been earlier named as De Bogt Zonder Einde in the 17th century by the Dutch, meaning the “Bay without an end”. Grand Baie is the most popular tourist destination of Mauritius owing to its mesmerising scenic beauty and it's bustling liveliness. The bay gets busy very early in the day being the point of departure for fishing expeditions and boat excursions to the northern islands such as Serpent Island, Gunners’ Quoin, etc.During the day time there are several water activities on offer for tourists such as windsurfing, water skiing, snorkeling, kayaking etc. Several tourists prefer to enjoy the beach by going for a swim and sunbathing. While there are others who go on cycling expeditions through the town or indulge in shopping. The nightlife in this place is also full of life with nightclubs and bars running in full swing such as Zanzibar, Buddha Bar, Bana Bistro etc. Most parties start at midnight and continue till early in the morning.