33 Places To Visit In Mauritius For Honeymoon

A dream destination for honeymooners, Mauritius is a fantastic place where you can relish the adventures and rejoice with the nature. Located in the azure tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is one of those mesmerizing islands which offer some stunning sights along the charming beaches on its coast. 

The island nation boasts of some marvelous creations of the nature like waterfalls, lagoons and reefs for sightseeing and adventurous activities along the sun-kissed beaches which would spike your level of thrill to the sky. From lovers of nature to lovers of history, there is something for everybody in its offering.

For the romantic couples, the beaches and other tourist attractions in Mauritius are known for an enchanting experience. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience, a honeymoon in Mauritius should be the thing which you need to look forward to. With a basket of lovely choices for thrilling activities to do and some splendid places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon, the island has acquired the fame for enchanting tourists across the world offering an enthralling experience.

So if you need assistance planning on your Mauritius honeymoon read on about the places to visit in Mauritius carefully and gladly compiled by us so you do not miss out on anything!

Romantic Tourist Attractions In Mauritius

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Black River Gorges National Park

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This place is undoubtedly one of the most stunning natural treasures of Mauritius. With some majestic views of hilly rainforests and the striking gorges, Black River Gorges National Park is a host to a variety of flora and fauna. You will spot many endangered species of birds too which have their natural habitat in this national park. The place is famous for hiking and sightseeing as one of the most breathtaking destinations of Mauritius.

Tourists can easily plan a day trip to this natural paradise and enjoy an enriching experience amidst the wilderness of the national park. If you like the idea of listening to the ethereal chirping of birds and the calming ripples of the river while taking a stroll amidst the nature, this is one of the most recommended places to visit in Mauritius on honeymoon.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 30 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne Beach, Chamarel Waterfall etc.

Fees/Tickets: Entrance is free. Guide services are charged separately.

Location: Savanne, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, Trekking, Birdwatching


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Mauritius Botanical Garden

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Also named as Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden after the first Prime Minister of Mauritius, this place is one of the oldest botanical gardens south of the equator. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions it is a host to more than 650 varieties of plants, the most popular ones being the water lilies, palms, Baobabs, sugar canes and many more. 

The trees here are also famed for being planted by notable global dignitaries like Indira Gandhi, Princess Margaret, Nelson Mandela, Robert Mugabe etc. We suggest you to hire a guide to enrich a knowledgeable experience when visiting this horticultural wonder of Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 60 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Mont Choisy Beach, Balaclava Public Beach etc.

Fee/Tickets: Rs 200 per person, Rs 50 per person for guide services

Amenities: Transportation, local guides etc.

Location: Pamplemousse, Mauritius

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Chamarel Park

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The astounding “seven-coloured earth” of Chamarel is known for its unique landscape which is found geologically. The sand dunes here are visible in a spectrum of seven colors which are red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow giving a stunning appearance. This place definitely counts as one of the most famous natural wonders of the earth and the striking colors of the soil along with a lush green landscape makes it a popular tourist attraction of Mauritius.

The premises also include a children’s park and giant tortoises. The Chamarel waterfalls are another great sight which you can witness while visiting this place.  So when you are on your honeymoon in Mauritius, we suggest you to visit the place during sunrise as at this time the beauty of the landscape will be accentuated with the sky. This should be must visit place in your trip to Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 42.5 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Alexandra Falls, Black River Gorges National Park, Chamarel Waterfalls

Tickets: 125 MUR

Location: Rivière Noire District 

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

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Eureka Creole House

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Revisit the historical colonial past of Mauritius by visiting the unique Eureka Creole House located by the river of Moka. Known for being one of the biggest houses on the island, the place was originally owned by British and French aristocrats in the 19th century. All the rooms in the house are decorated with antiquities which are older than two centuries. 

This house is famed for its tropical construction that keeps the insides cooler than the outsides even in scorching summers. It is now one of the famous museums of Mauritius surrounded by carefully manicured green lawns and waterfall hoisting relics of modern past. 

It is recommended for those looking for an educational and learning experience when in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 39 km

Location:  Moka, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, museum

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Incredible Places To Visit In Mauritius

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Ganga Talao

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Embark on a spiritual experience by visiting the Grand Bassin in Mauritius when you are there on your vacation. The sacred lake is also popularly called Ganga Talao as it is believed waters of the Holy Ganges are present here. This place is one of the important Hindu pilgrim centers of Mauritius with temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Durga, Hanuman and others along the lake. The Maha Shivratri is the most important festival celebrated here when tourists are buzzing at this place.

Note: We advise you to visit here after wearing clothes a little conservatively and take off your shoes before entering since it is a revered holy place.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 25 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Bois Cheri Tea Factory and Tea Museum, Avalon Golf Estate  etc.

Fee/Tickets: Free

Location: Savanne, Mauritius

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La Vanille Crocodile Park

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For nature enthusiasts the La Vanille Crocodile Park is an exciting place which is a home to a variety of animal species from almost the entire world. This nature reserve is an ultimate destination to revel in the exotic natural beauty. 

Here you will encounter the fierce crocodiles, giant tortoises, rare collections of butterflies and the most amazing collection of brightly colored insects which are more than 2000 in number here. Many Mauritian animals and reptiles including geckos, turtles, bats, and skinks are found here and you can watch them with utmost safety in this nature reserve.

Here you can also pamper your taste buds with delicious Mauritian food and several dishes made from crocodiles at the Hungry Crocodile Restaurant. On the premises there is also a “Jungle Adventure Playground” where children can engage in fun activities. 

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport:25 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Riviere des Anguilles

Tickets: Adults-490 MUR, Children- 250 MUR

Amenities: Transportation, Restaurant

Location: South Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

Indulge yourself in some fun activities, Find out more:- Thrilling Activities In Mauritius 

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Château de Labourdonnais

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Surrounded by beautiful orchards on the magnificent natural estate in Mapou, Château de Labourdonnais is an interesting example of colonial architecture of Mauritius. It was built in the 19th century by the influential Christian Wiehe but restored by Jacques Wiehe Between 2006 & 2010 and converted into a museum. 

This famous edifice is inspired by a neoclassical Italian style, but you will find many subtle influences of Victorian and Napoleon III style while exploring this place of heritage. The orchards boast of many endemic and exotic varieties of plants and used for cultivation of fruits like papayas, mangoes, guavas and passion fruit. 

Here you can avail the chance to learn about activities like production of rum, jellies, sorbets and also savor the taste of some finest products from their distilleries. It is a peaceful place for strolls in the lush green gardens where you can also spot the giant Aldabra tortoises.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 65 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Mont Choisy Beach, Grand Baie

Tickets: Adults: Rs 385, Children: Rs 220

Location: Riviere Du Rempart, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Tasting Bar, Boutique etc.

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Beautiful Beaches In Mauritius For Honeymooners

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Le Morne Beaches

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To the west of Le Morne Peninsula, lie the Le Morne beaches with a picture perfect background of white coral sands and turquoise waters of the ocean. With trees scattered throughout the beach with the Le Morne Mountain in the backdrop, be ready to be a spectator of mind blowing scenery here at the Le Morne Beach.  

It is one of the most preferred locations for activities like windsurfing and kitesurfing with perfect wind conditions prevailing throughout the year. It is quite a buzzing place throughout the day brimming with tourists and surfers. It is a beautiful beach and you will love to spend time here either surfing or watching other professional surfers.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 60 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne Brabant

Price For Two: Nil

Location: Le Morne Peninsula

Any Other Specialty: Kite surfing, wind surfing, sightseeing

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Tamarin Beach

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On the west coast of Mauritius, Tamarin Beach is a beautiful beach with the Tamarin bay and the Black River mountain range in the background. The shoreline is fairly one of a kind with its dark sand, wide extends and thundering waves coming in from untamed waters. 

Tamarin Bay is not protected by the coral reef, and thus the beach is known for its vivacious waters. Though you would not find this beach busy during the weekdays, the weekends are usually a time when tourists are spotted engaging in camping along the beach. 

So if you are looking to relax by just bathing in the sun and swim in the shallow waters, this is the place where you should be in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport:

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Bay, Flic en Flac Beach

Price: Nil

Location: Tamarin, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Surfing, Sightseeing

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Flic en Flac Beach

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One of the longest and most popular beaches of Mauritius, Flic en Flac beach is located on the west coast of Mauritius between the village of Albion and Tamarin. Offering one of the most glorious locations for sunsets, this beach is quite popular for its brilliant views of the sky lit with hues of sun.

Generally vacant during the weekdays, the beach is buzzing with people playing guitar and dancing on the beach which makes it an interesting experience.

The beach is surrounded by lagoons and protected by coral reefs where you can enjoy swimming easily. The beach has many eateries so you can happily engage in sightseeing and savor the delicious Mauritian street food.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport:

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Beach

Price For Two: Nil

Location: Flic en Flac Beach, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: swimming, snorkeling, sightseeing

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Gris Gris Beach

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To the south of the island near the town of Souillac, Gris Gris Beach is famous for the magnificent views of wild waters crashing against the land. Witness the spectacular views from the top of the cliffs and admire the seas closely at Gris Gris Beach. This piece of the island is not encompassed by coral reefs which causes the thick waves crash against the beach with large splashes of water. There is no other spot on the island where tourists will feel so emphatically with the beautiful island nation’s quiet and secluded location.

"Roche Qui Pleure" is one of the most impressive part of this beach where it seems that the cliff is crying due to continuous squashing of waves against the flanks of the cliff.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 30 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Pont Naturel

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: Gris Gris Public Beach, Souillac, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

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St Félix Beach

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This stunning beach is located to the south of the island and offers a sight to remember with its gorgeous hues of turquoise waters touching the white sands. It consists of two small separated small beaches, but the eastern part towards Morne is a great deal more wonderful with an incredible snapshot of closeness with the components and offers an ideal setting you would not find easily anywhere in Mauritius. 

The vegetation surrounding the beach provides a vivid contrast to the hues of the ocean visible from the beach. Though swimming is not recommended here due to the strong currents and the coral reefs, the beach is an ideal spot for relaxing and sunbathing.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 37 km

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: St Felix Public Beach, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

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Riviere des Galets Beach

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Feel the wind twirling your hair and breathe in the fresh smell of the sea by visiting the Riviere des Galets Beach on your honeymoon in Mauritius.  Surrounded by thousands of small pebbles, the beach is a popular tourist attraction among honeymooners with its beautiful landscape. 

Riviere des Galets beach is an incredible place to appreciate an extraordinary perspective of the ocean and the enormous waves slamming on the shore. Though the beach is not suitable for swimming, we suggest you to visit here to have a laid back time amidst a beautiful scenery.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 38 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Bassin, Rochester Falls

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: Riviere Des Galets, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

If you are planning your honeymoon trip to Mauritius, you must read this:- Honeymoon In Mauritius Travel Guide

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Belle Mare Beach

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The white sands  and crystal clear waters of the Belle Mare Beach offers one of the most pristine locations which you will encounter during your honeymoon in Mauritius. Many popular beach resorts in Mauritius are located on this beach and offer some of the best snorkelling in Mauritius east coast waters. 

The Belle Mare beach is additionally well known for its one of a kind blend of hues. The turquoise blue waters, changes completely clear water near the shore and winds up in a white clean beach. If you wish to take a stroll in this idyllic destination, be ready to witness an enthralling landscape from the Belle Mare Beach. 

Though quite during the weekdays, the beach gets very busy during the weekends with tourists coming from surrounding areas.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 60 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Ile Aux Cerfs Island

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: Belle Mare Beach, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, watersports

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Blue Bay Beach

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Doing complete justice to its name, Blue Bay beach is known for the amazing contrasts of blue which emerge in the sky appearing from the bay. With a postcard perfect landscape, Blue Bay beach is worth a visit to explore and relax. Easily accessible from Mahebourg, Blue Bay beach is popular among locals and many people visit here during the weekends. 

It is an exciting location for activities like swimming and snorkeling and you can also enjoy quality time with your partner on a peaceful stroll along the beach. Otherwise, tourists are also advised to visit the Blue Bay marine park which is the first and biggest marine park in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 12 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Blue Bay Marine National Park, Ile des Deux Cocos, National History Museum, Mahebourg Waterfront

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: Blue Bay, Mahebourg, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Swimming, snorkeling

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Pereybere Beach

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A tranquil place with the calm waters of the Indian Ocean, Pereybere beach is located to the east of Grand Baie and a popular attraction for vacationers spending time in Mauritius. Here you can engage in a variety of watersports and swimming since the lagoon is quite deep and the waters are translucent. 

Here you can savor delights like kebabs and exotic fruits sold by street vendors and restaurants all along the beach. The beach is full of life during the weekends and you will have an unforgettable time visiting this enchanting beach. You can easily spot youngsters here and engage in activities like Sand Soccer, swimming, surfing, kite surfing

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 75 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: Grand Baie, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Snorkeling, street food, watersports

Adventure seekers looking for some thrilling sports in Mauritius, Check out our list Here:- Water Sports In Mauritius

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Trou aux Biches Beach

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Located to the north of Mauritius, this is one of the well-known beaches famous for its sand quality, weather conditions and accessible facilities. Protected by coral reefs, the beach is a pristine destination with its powder like sands. Engage in watersports and snorkeling while spending an unforgettable time with your spouse on this beach when on your honeymoon in Mauritius. 

The beach is also famed for offering one of the most brilliant sunsets you will find in Mauritius. So if you wish to take a peaceful stroll or engage in watersports, we recommend you to visit Trou aux Biches Beach and get enthralled by its spectacular scenery.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 70 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie, Veranda Pointe aux Biches Beach, Le Meridien Ile Maurice Beach etc

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Nil

Location: Trou aux Biches Beach

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, snorkeling, water sports

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Magnificent Waterfalls In Mauritius

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Alexandra Falls

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Located in the famous Black River Gorges National Park, there is nothing as relieving to the spirit as seeing the fabulous water falling over the rough outcrops witnessing the Alexandra Waterfalls .You can access the waterfalls by going to Plaine Champagne and heading towards Grand Bassin. It is located about 700 meters above the sea level and you will be exhilarated by the luxuriant green vegetation, and the glorious scenes making it a beautiful way to interface with the nature. During a visit here, we also recommend you to spend some time at Plaine Champagne where you can enjoy delicious ripe ‘goyave de chine’(Chinese Guava/ Strawberry Guava).

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 32 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Black River Gorges National Park, Grand Bassein

Location: Alexandra Falls, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, Hiking

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Chamarel Waterfalls

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Known as the highest waterfalls of Mauritius, is known among tourists for its splendid views. The waterfalls are found in the village of Chamarel which is unique for its geological formations like the seven coloured earth and gorges. It is formed by sourcing the waters of three different streams from River Saint Denis, Cascade Chamarel and La Crete.

The place will simply take your breath away when you witness the water surging down against a picturesque backdrop of lush green forests and mountains. You will also have a chance of running into some wild monkeys when viewing the falls and we suggest you to be aware of your belongings every time if you do not wish to get robbed by these little muggers.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 45 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Seven Coloured Earths, Black River Gorges National Park

Location: Chamarel waterfalls, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, Hiking

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Grand River South East

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Another example of the verdant richness of Mauritius is the Grand River South East waterfalls. On the south eastern coast of Mauritius you will find this wonderful piece of nature after passing through meandering roads. Once you reach here, be ready to be mind blown by the turquoise-blue waters to greenish waters surrounded by a vast area of luxuriant vegetation.

It is a place to discover nature and relax in amidst spectacular scenery. The basaltic rocks give an interesting dimension to the waterfall and make the gushing of waters appear more beautiful. It is one of the most popular places to visit on a honeymoon in Mauritius and surely not to be missed.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 50 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Ile aux Cerfs

Location: Grand River South East, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

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Rochester Falls

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In the Savanne district of Mauritius, do not miss out on visiting the majestic Rochest waterfalls set in a secluded, natural and luxuriant green neighborhood. Here you will witness one of a kind and sensational cliff faces which have been changed into spiked rectangular pieces by the strength of intense water in the course of the last many years. The amazing landscape, falling waterfalls, pools of clear water, and rich greeneries encompassing the district, makes it one of the most romantic places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon.

One of the most widest and popular waterfalls of Mauritius, the place offers opportunities for swimming, climbing, taking a jump from a height or to just listen to the sound of the falling waters and relax in the tranquil atmosphere. Needless to say, we advise you to be safe while trying out jumping from the top at the spur of the moment.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 32 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Black River Gorges National Park, Gris Gris Beach

Location: Chamouny Road, Surinam, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing

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Tamarind Falls

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The Tamarind Falls prominently known as the 'Sept Cascades' or the 7cascades encompassed by rich green woodlands and dull volcanic rocks is one of the most enchanting attractions to visit while holidaying in Mauritius. The Tamarind Falls is among a standout amongst the most verdant, peaceful, and enterprise stuffed goals in the heaven island.

Tamarind Falls offers numerous open doors for gutsy exercises, for example, climbing, hiking and canoeing. Situated in the centre of Mauritius, the hike at the Tamarind Falls offers an awesome revelation of the various idea of the beauty of Mauritius. The hike is challenging with some trying tracks which may require an accomplished guide close by to ensure your wellbeing and guide you through the best accessible ways.

With each fall, you will have the opportunity to appreciate one of a kind landscape and setting Going behind the astounding waterfall is basically a euphoric ordeal, where you can see the daylight reflected through the waterfall. The invigorating, extensive lake at the foot of the waterfall is particularly open for a wonderful swim.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 35 km

Location: The Tamarind Falls, Henrietta Branch Rd, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Hiking, Sightseeing

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Eureka Falls

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While visiting the historical masterpiece of Maison Eureka, do not miss out on the breathtaking sight offered by the imposing Eureka Falls accentuating the elegance of the manor. A challenging path away from the mansion will lead you to this water fall set in a lush green area. A rich variety of flora and fauna adds to the exciting experience. 

There are aquatic plants and endemic species which you can find while taking a stroll in the garden nearby. An ideal place in the Moka ranges to relax and swim, we suggest you to pay a visit to this gorgeous waterfall when on your honeymoon in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 40 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Maison Eureka, Moka Ranges

Location: Maison Eureka, Moka, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Historical tour, Sightseeing

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Exil Waterfalls

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Located on the outskirts of the untouched Combo forest, Exil Waterfalls is one of the most popular places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon.  It is an ultimate waterfall for adventure lovers who can engage in a number of activities like abseiling, jumping, swimming etc. 

The Exil waterfalls is one of those places in Mauritius which offer a beautiful natural sight which will alleviate your brain and soul. The waterfall is surrounded by a tropical forest which is a habitat to many wild animals out of which some inhabitant of the area while some are native plant species.

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Riviere des Anguilles

Location: Savanna River, South Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Abseiling, jumping, swimming etc.

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Spectacular Museums In Mauritius

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Blue Penny Museum

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Revisit the past of Mauritius, its colonial period and its growth over the years.by visiting the Blue Penny Museum, one of the most famous museums on the island. The Museum is well known for the exhibit of rare two issues of the famous ‘Post Office’ stamp dating back to 1847 famed for their uniqueness among philatelists. 

It also prides in various exhibits ranging from old marine maps, paintings, sculptures, stamps, engravings to old documents related to Mauritian history. Some of the famous exhibits of the Museum are ‘The Island Builders’, ‘The Age of Discovery’, ‘The Postal Adventure’ etc. 

The Museum also organizes visits for students on numerous themes, some of them being Mauritius under French rule, “Paul et Virginie”, a tale of exotic adventure, Navigation etc. You can easily spare an hour and visit this famous museum to get a glimpse of history in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 47 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Caudan Waterfront, Fort Adelaide, Central Market

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Adults Rs 225 per person, Children-Rs 100

Location: Blue Penny Museum, Caudan Waterfront, Block A, Port Louis, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Historical tour

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Mauritius Postal Museum

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Dating back to the 19th century, this museum is a testimony to the key events that manifested the history of the postal services in Mauritius from its beginning in 1772. Bifurcated into 4 rooms with different displays, this place has records of major landmarks of postal services along with some witty tales about the manner in which exchanges happened in the past.

The beautiful rock building also has an exhibition area and a shop where you can collect your souvenirs. So if you are one of those history geeks, we strongly recommend you to visit the Mauritius Postal Museum to have great time learning about postage and postal activities of erstwhile Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 47 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Central Market, Place d’Armes, Aapravasi Ghat

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Adult-Rs 150, Children Rs 90

Location: Mauritius Postal Museum, Port Louis Waterfront, Trunk Road, Port Louis, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Historical tour

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The Martello Tower Museum

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Another remnant of the British Empire in Mauritius, this place makes for an interesting visit for history fans. It is a small museum where you can appreciate the architectural design built to resist attacks from enemies. It is also a national heritage site and one of the only towers which have sustained the vagaries of time. You will witness many historical equipments and canons here which will really incite historical curiosity. When you are here you can also witness a mesmerizing view of La Preneuse from the top of the tower.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 45 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: La Preneuse Beach 

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Weekdays- Rs 80, Weekends-Rs 60

Location: Martello Tower, La Preneuse, Black River

Any Other Specialty: Historical tour

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Museum of Indian Immigration in Mauritius

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This is one of the specialized museums under the Mauritius Museums Council Act which is operated by the Mahatma Gandhi Institute. The objective of establishing this museum was to promote education and culture while paying a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. The Museum stands as a symbol of confluence of Indian and Mauritian tradition and culture giving a concrete shape to the values of interactive pluralism.

The museum is renowned for the collection of Indian Immigration Archives and the number of documents goes over than two thousand. Some of the documents include list of some 450,000 indentured immigrants from India, marriage certificates, original passport size photographs of Indentured Labourers in the archives.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 38 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Maison Eureka, Eureka Falls

Location: Indian Immigration, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Avenue Mahatma Gandhi, Moka, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Historical Tours

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National History Museum of Mauritius

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Surrounded by a luxuriant park of pine trees on the bank of La Chaux River, lies one of the popular tourist attractions of Mauritius. National History Museum of Mauritius has a unique collection of remnants of Mauritian history from the arrival of Dutch to the British. From interesting historical artifacts to the famous extinct Dodo’s bones are found in the National History Museum of Mauritius.

The museum retells the story of 1810 when the injured commanders of the French and English fleets were taken for treatment after the Battle of Vieux Grand Port at this place only. Some other interesting displays are Spanish coins from the wreck of the St Géran, a replica of Napoleon's boat used in the notorious battle where he defeated the British.

To find out more fascinating vestiges of history, we recommend you to visit the National History Museum of Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 10 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Blue Bay Beach, Ile des Deux Cocos

Location: National History Museum of Mauritius,Royal Rd

Any Other Specialty: Historical tour

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Other Astonishing Honeymoon Places In Mauritius

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Trou Aux Cerfs

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Trou Aux Cerfs is a dormant volcanic crater located in the green heart of Curepipe. Though it has been dormant for more than hundreds of thousands of years, many experts believe that it could become active again. Besides this fact making it an interesting place to visit when you are in Mauritius, but also there is an opportunity to witness a panoramic landscape from this place.  

It is a favored spot for morning walkers and joggers with spectacular views from a vibrant environment filled with beautiful flowers and plants. So if you like the interesting geological curiosity about this place and wish to witness a natural wonder, we say you do not miss out on a visit here when in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 28 km

Location: Curepipe, Mauritius

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Fort Adelaide

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Also known as 'La Citadelle' the fort was built between 1834 and 184 and named after the Queen Adelaide. A piece of cultural heritage, it was built for strategic purpose of guarding the harbour against foreign attacks and fires that broke in the city. It is also believed that the British constructed this port to resist any mishap by the remaining French settlers on the island. 

A ride up to the Fort Adelaide, will promise you a splendid views of the city of Port Louis, settled at the foot of the Port Louis/Moka mountain ranges and extending towards the harbor. The place is worth visiting to appreciate the cultural richness of Mauritius and you can enjoy some window shopping at their interesting boutiques.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 48 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Natural History Museum etc.

Location: Sebastopol St, Port Louis, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, Shopping

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Aapravasi Ghat

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Aapravasi Ghat
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Also known as the Immigration Depot, this place is a building complex situated in the capital city of Port Louis which was used to receive contracted labour from India. Also famed for its listing in one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Aapravasi Ghat is a place of socio-historical importance of Mauritus.  Most Mauritians today trace their roots to this place which was central to large scale immigration of Indians to the small island nation by the British.

The structures of Aapravasi Ghat remain a declaration and the sole surviving case of this remarkable present day Diaspora, the underlying foundations of which recount the tale of some cutting edge working frameworks, similar to that of indentured labor. Socially, it talks about the conventions that Indian men and ladies conveyed with them to this outside land and implanted them here.

Here children can also engage in activities like storytelling, pottery making, and construction techniques etc.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 47 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions:  Le Pouce, Natural History Museum, Blue Penny Museum, Le Caudan Waterfront etc.

Price For Two/Fee/Tickets: Free

Location: Port Louis, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty:  Pedagogical activities for children, Historical tour

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Flic En Flac Casino

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Flic En Flac Casino

Add a little gaming adventure to your visit to Mauritius by visiting the Flic En Flac Casino. If you like to play with numbers and your luck, sure pay a visit here but remain careful to not get too indulged. The place is quite buzzing with tourists and the gaming consoles are always occupied with everyone enjoying. The casino is on a seaside resort and you can explore the breathtaking views of the beach from here.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 50 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Flic En Flac Beach

Amenities: Gaming, Hotel, Restaurant

Location: Flic en Flac Casino,Pasadena Building ,Flic en Flac, Mauritius

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Le Morne Brabant

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Le Morne Brabant
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On the southwest coast of Mauritius, you will come across the gorgeous beauty of Le Morne Brabant cutting into the Indian Ocean. This rugged mountain was once used as a shelter by runaway slaves during the 18th and 19th century which eventually made it a symbol of the slaves’ fight for freedom, their suffering, and their sacrifice.

Today the place offers one of the most scenic locations of Mauritius where you can take a photograph to match those on the postcards from any angle. It was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to a variety of endemic species of plants. Le Morne Brabant is also a popular destination for hiking in Mauritius.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 60 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne Beaches

Location: Le Morne Brabant, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Sightseeing, Hiking

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Le Pouce Mountain

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This mountain is named for its thumb shaped peak which is visible from Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. It is mountain formed from volcanic eruptions in the Mascarene Islands. It is one of the famous tourist attractions and mostly known for hiking activities. 

Charles Darwin is known to be the first man to hike to this mountain. You will be enthralled to witness a bird’s eye view of Mauritius standing on the top of its peak. You can easily engage in hiking to the Le Pouce Mountain with the help of a professional guide and immerse yourself with some breathtaking views of the island from this amazing place.

Distance From ATOL - Mauritius Airport: 45 km

Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Moka Ranges

Location: Le Pouce Mountain Peak, Mauritius

Any Other Specialty: Hiking, Sightseeing

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