Trou aux Biches
Highlights: The beauty of the beaches is well complemented with resorts that are both beautiful and is a must visit place for many travellers.
Best time to visit: June is the best time to visit this place.
Location: It is 19 km from Port Louis.
Ile Aux Cerfs (Island) Beach
From shining white sand to beautiful lagoons, the place offers too many beautiful sceneries where you can click numerous memorable pictures. In addition to the beauty, this beach also houses some small shacks and stalls selling local goods like jewellery made of pearls and local food items.
Highlight: If you are looking for a place in Mauritius where you can enjoy a session of snorkelling and scuba diving at their best, then Ile Aux Cerfs (Island) Beach is the perfect place for you. From shopping to indulging in adventures, here you can spend your time experiencing many sorts of entertainment options.
Best time: May to August.
Blue Bay Beach
Highlights: The best thing to do in this beach is to visit Marine Park. You can get an excellent opportunity to see some big fishes, coloured fishes and even many giant live corals too.
Best months to visit: June to September.
Location: It is 55 km from Port Louis.
Flic en Flac
Highlights: The nearby lagoon features some amazing coral reefs which is point of attraction for many tourists. Moreover you will find the beach with many sun divers and it is also considered to be one of the longest beaches too.
Location: It is approximately 27 km away from Port Louis. Best time to visit: September can be the best time to visit this beach.
Le Morne beach at peninsula on the West Coast
Le Morne also houses some famous cafes and food stalls where you can enjoy local delicacies made by traditional methods and trained chefs. From shopping for souvenirs to resting on a porch, this beach is loaded with many entertainment options.
Highlight: Activities like windboarding, kite surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving are common here. Also, the beach is dotted with small skaks selling local goods and souvenirs which you can take back home as mementos.
Best time: August to October.
Mont Choisy Beach
Highlight: The entrance of the beach is guarded by a monument which is considered to be the first manned flight between Mauritius and Reunion Island.
Location: It is an hour away from Port Louis.
Best time to visit: June is however the best time to enjoy some time in the beach.
Highlight: If you are a hard core snorkelling fan then it is best to try out snorkelling at this place. If you love food then you can definitely try food from fast food stalls. How about treating yourself with some kebabs, sandwiches and pineapples too.
Best time to visit: April to September is the best time to visit.
Location: It is 20 km away from Port Louis.
La Cuvette Beach
Dotted with palm and coconut trees and home to numerous local food joints, here at La Cuvette Beach you will get to enjoy numerous entertainment options. The pristine shoreline of this beach also provides areas to indulge in adrenaline rushing activities like volleyball, snorkelling, fishing, boating and wind surfing.
Highlight: What makes it one of Mauritius best places is the fact that here you can enjoy all kinds of entertainment options including some thrilling activities, long walks and can chomp on local delicacies at the same time.
Best time: December to March.
Finding its name in the most famous places to see in Mauritius, Tamarin Beach has similar charm it used to have before but due to crowd and pollution the waves are not so high making surfing not possible. However, people still visit this beautiful beach to indulge in other water based activities like snorkelling and scuba diving.
Highlight: Dotted with palms and surrounded by deep blue sea, Tamarin Beach is a perfect spot to indulge in recreational activities like diving and snorkelling. In addition to this, the beachside is dotted with many shacks where you can rest for awhile and marvel at the beautiful scenery of the setting sun.
Best time: October to February.
Riviere des Galets Beach
Highlight: Witness the spectacular view of the south mountain range which is truly breath-taking. However, it is believed that the water of the beach is not fit for swimming.
Best time to visit: April and June is the best time to visit this beach.
Location: It is 25 km away from Port Louis.
Gris Gris Beach
Highlight: It is the best place for fishing as you will get some of the best fishes. If you want some good food then you can try Chez rosy and Le Batelage.
Best time to visit: April and June.
Belle Mare Beach
Highlight: Belle Mare has one of the best golf course in the island. There are some popular hotels too which you might find around the beach.
Best time to visit: January to March.
Location: It is 30 km away from Port Louis.
La Cambuse Beach
Highlights: You can find yourself surrounded with Casuarina trees. This beach is considered to be ideal place for camping and having a private family picnic. You can find small swimming spots where you can spend some quality time enjoying.
Best time to visit: May
Location: It is approximately 53 km from Port Louis
Grand Bay Public Beach
Highlights: The turquoise blue waters well complemented with the liveliness of the beach is what makes it more beautiful. You can try sailing, safe swimming, surfing and even several other boat excursions too.
Best time to visit: December to April is the best time to visit.
St Félix Beach
Highlights: You can try some popular water sports like deep sea fishing and speed boat trip.
Best time to visit: June, however early mornings are best for this beach.
Anse La Raie Beach
Highlights: You can either go out on a romantic boat ride or else can go for some kite surfing too. You can eat some fresh fruits too which will make a good appetite. Complement the food with an amazing cocktail to make your visit enjoyable.
Best time to visit: June is the best time to be in the place.
Location: It is 27 km away from Port Louis.
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Poudre D'or Beach
Highlights: You should be visiting the famous monument which was built in memory of two friends and lovers Paul and Virginie. Or you can take a short stroll by the bustling city of Goodlands.
Best time to visit: March and May are the best time to visit this beach.
Location: It is 23 km from Port Louis.
Poste Lafayette Beach
Highlight: The beach has amazing coral reefs too for you to witness. It is not an appropriate place for swimming because of harsh undercurrents. You will find many snack vendors selling local burgers in the beach which can satiate you palate.
Best time to visit: April to September is appropriate to visit this beach.
Baie Du Tombeau Beach
The charm of the Baie Du Tombeau Beach lies in its fine golden yellow sand as well as its peculiarly shade shore line. You can rest under the trees while you enjoy the magnificent view of the sea. The sea here seems a little rougher than what you get at the other beaches of Mauritius. Shore too usually drops suddenly and quickly. The upside of the Baie Du Tombeau Beach is that it is completely vacant on some days. Be sure to get your own refreshments and snacks here since no food stands can be located on or near the beach the beach.
Location: Baie Du Tombeau Beach is located in the vicinity of the Tombeau Bay village that lies in the western part of Mauritius.
Timings: Beach is open for visit 24 hours.
Price: Entry to the beach is free.
Stand atop the remote cliff and watch the strip of coastline which brings forth a nice counter point to the abundant calm sandy beaches of Mauritius. From the top of cliff, you can get a good view of the powerful waves that crash into the rocks below and present a spectacular view. You can even head down to the sandy beach to see the fishes swimming over coral and feel the ocean spray. It is not possible for you to swim here as the current here is too massive however you can relax on the sand and enjoy a hearty snack from one of the mobile vendors selling their stuff here.
Location: Souillac Beach is located near the town of Souillac. Souillac lies in the southern end of Mauritius. It is one of the many beaches of Mauritius that lie in the Savanne district.
Timings: The beach is open 24 hours.
Price: Entry is free.
Le Morne Beach in La Gaulette is an eye candy. The sunset at this place is phenomenal to be observed. You will fall in love with the view and would love to capture that moment forever.
Location: It is in La Gaulette village itself, which is a fisherman village. This place is a must visit for all and is easily accessible too.
Price: The entry to the beach is free of cost. However, any charges for any commercial activity will surely be levied. "
Ile Plate Beach
On the shore, you will find many small shacks and cafes serving local delicacies which can be enjoyed with a beer or two. The beauty of this pristine beach gets more charmed up in the evening when the sun sets across the shoreline and the sky gets lit in multiple shades. In addition to all the beauty, the beach also provides the adventure lovers with numerous adrenaline rushing activities like diving and snorkeling.
Location: Riviere du Rempart, Cap Malheureux, Mauritius.
Best time to visit: Summer months between June to October.
From offering a plethora of adventurous water based activities like snorkelling and diving to being home to a lush and colourful marine life, these beaches provide a calm as well as thrilling day out.
The shorelines here also houses many beautiful resorts and small shacks selling local goods and serving local delicacies. Around the winters, one can find numerous turtles coming towards the shore to lay eggs, making it one of the best Mauritius beaches.
Location: Rodrigues, Cap Malheureux, Mauritius.
Best time to visit: Summers - June to September and Winters - December to February.
Having pristine beaches on one side and lush green and dark woods on the other make it one of the most thrilling Mauritius beaches. The golden sand of the beach has seen numerous tourists enjoying the best vacation of their life and the pristine waters here provide shelter to numerous marine animals.
Location: Bel Ombre, Mahe Island, Mauritius.
Best time to visit: Months between October to March.
Pointe Aux Piments Public Beach
Finding its name in some of the best beaches in Mauritius, the Pointe Aux Piments Public Beach has attracted flocks of tourists due to the plethora of adventurous activities it offers like snorkelling and banana boat rides. In addition to this, the beach is most famous for its coral reefs which can be best marvelled it by opting for a scuba diving session.
Location: Coastal Road, Pointe aux Biches, Mauritius.
Best time to visit: Months between June to October.