Highlights: It can be a spectacular place for all the bird watchers. It has many waterfalls and hiking places too. You can also find 300 species of flowering plants and many endemic species of birds too. If you are lucky, you can also view Mauritius Kestrel, echo parakeet and the pink pigeon too.
Difficulty Level: Easy.
Location: It is located in the west part of Mauritius and is approximately 38km away from Louis Port.
Highlights: One of the famous temple of Lord Shiva is located some 1800 feet above the sea level. Not just Lord Shiva, you will also find temples of Hanuman and Lakshmi. You will be completely sold by the calm and peaceful nature of the place which makes it worth visit while in Mauritius.
Best time to visit: Maha Shivratri becomes the best time to visit Grand Bassin since it attracts a large number of followers. However, visiting this place during February and early March are considered to be ideal time to visit this place.
Location: It is approximately 38 km from Port Louis.
True to its name, Casela World of Adventures in Mauritius offers visitors a series of unique experiences that can be rarely found anywhere else in the world. The Park doubles up as a zoo, an activity centre, an eco-resort and much more, all in one complex that you can tour during the course of the day.
It is the perfect place for families, friends and newlyweds to create some of the best memories of their life, by enjoying unique group activities that are both thrilling and entertaining. The park is spread over an area of 250 hectares. You can find it 1km south of the Flic en Flac in Mauritius, right off the main road. It is home to some exotic animals such as rhinoceroses, monkeys, java deer, African mammals, giraffes, tigers, lions, zebras, waterbucks and many birds and smaller reptiles, which makes for a fascinating learning experience for kids and adults alike.
The animals are kept in spacious enclosures that replicate their natural habitats. In fact, Casela World of Adventures has created a fully functional natural ecosystem where the animals that are housed here, can live a full and free life, and interact with visitors as if they would in the wild.
The best way to interact with the animals is by signing up for their famous safaris that take place on a regular basis and offers a chance to check out the animals up close. Along with being a fully functional zoo, Casela World of Adventures also offers a host of exciting adventure activities such as ziplining, bike safaris, ziplining, mud karting, feeding the animals and of course, embarking on a safari.
With a beautiful view of the Rempart mountains as a backdrop, waterfalls, extensive stretches of greenery and its host of activities, Casela World of Adventures is one of the most sought-after natural retreats in all of Mauritius. It is the perfect place to spend time in the midst of nature while engaging in some unique activities when you are on this beautiful island.
Flic en Flac is a quaint seaside village that is located in the district of Black River on the west coast of Mauritius. Flic en Flac derives its name from the Dutch phrase “Fried Landt Flaak” which means "Free and Flat Land".
The Casuarina Trees beautifully line the coastline of Flic en Flac Beach and the lagoon of the beach is rimmed by coral reefs. The warm, azure waters of the beach are perfect for swimming and various other water activities like snorkelling, scuba diving and swimming with dolphins
The beach has all basic facilities like showers, changing rooms, and restrooms that are well-maintained. There are also barbecue pits on the beach so that visitors can even picnic here. The shoreline of the beach is dotted with many restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs. Some of the local culinary delights that you can savor at the restaurants around Flic en Flac beach are DhalPuri and Fried Noodles with Mauritian meatballs.
This busy beach gets even busier as weekends when locals and tourists flock to this beach to enjoy free music and dance shows. Lucky enough, you can even find the local people enjoying themselves singing and dancing to the traditional Mauritian Sega Music.
As you lounge at the beach, you can find many street vendors selling local food and water sport tour operators willing to render you services. While Flic en Flac is not the most picturesque beach in Mauritius, this beach is definitely full of fun, adventure, and liveliness that promise an unmatched beach holiday.
This sleepy colonial town is mostly inhabited by fishermen who head out on their boat to have an excursion of the sea. It is home to some of the most intriguing museums that give you an insight into the tradition and rich history of this scenic village. You can witness over here the unique amalgamation of Creole, Dutch and French architecture. It is also revered to be the jump-off point to the nearby islands and sandy beaches of South Mauritius.
This place is a paradise for the low key travellers who’re in the lookout for pocket-friendly accommodation options. It invites visitors to have a walk-in it’s cobble-stone waterfront where the fishermen can be seen relaxing on their wooden boats. Soak in the sun and sand as you take a walk along it’s beaches only to get mesmerized as the sky bursts into a kaleidoscope of vibrant hues when the sun mellows.
Highlights: You can also get an opportunity to view the Black River National Park.
Difficulty Level: Medium, if you have reached this fall then you have to walk so it is not considered appropriate or people who can’t walk much. If you are getting a chance to spree around the south-west part of Mauritius then it is worth a visit.
Location: It is approximately 53 km from Louis Port.
It has a large public beach that greets the visitors with its gorgeous stretches of casuarina-lined white sand and turquoise blue water. It is known to be one of the unspoilt and cleanest beaches in Mauritius where you can have the experience of a lifetime.
Trou Aux Biches is lined with many classy restaurants and beachside hotels where you can have an immaculate binging experience. A diving school is also located over here where you can learn diving skills. Trou-Aux-Biches is also replete with many historical sites, monuments, and cultural sites.
City Centre is considered to be one of the most prominent landmarks that tourists must visit here. It has a unique charm that is bound to impress you every time you visit this place. The City Centre helps you in getting a glimpse into the life of the locals. You can also spot the largest Hindu temple at Trou Aux Biches that was built in 1857.
The most enthralling activity to do at Trou Aux Biches is playing an eventful game of golf at the nearby golf course. You can also visit the Mauritius Aquarium and other closer beaches in Pointe-Aux-Piments. So plan a vacation now to Trou Aux Biches to fall in love with the unspoilt beauty of this place.
Highlight: The best thing about these beaches is the beautiful lagoon and the wide variety of water sports that the island has to offer. Swimming and Snorkelling are considered to be the best water sport that can be done in this island. You can even go for water skiing, glass bottom boats and more.
Best time to visit: April to September is considered to be an ideal month to visit this island.
Difficulty Level: Medium, and you can definitely take the help of professional trainer.