The island nation in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is known for its vibrant culture and ethnicity. Mauritius beaches have great reputation all over the world for their surreal beauty and natural landscapes.
Best beaches in Mauritius
Tamarin Beach is in the Tamarin Village of Mauritius, a beautiful village that’s surrounded by hills near Black River on the west coast. It is said to be the best beach in Mauritius for its popularity among the locals and tourists. Tamarin Beach in the present times is also called the ‘Surfer Beach’. It offers the perfect waves for surfing and sea-bathing. Its black sand and powerful current make it a super fun beach for sea lovers. There are an amazing surfing spot, Black Stone that instantly catch the attention of keen surfers.
La Cuvette Beach Grand Bay
La Cuvette beach is situated in the northwest of Mauritius, small and beautiful beaches. It is haven for those who love tranquil places minus all the hoopla related to heavy crowds. The azure, crystal clear waters coupled with the dazzling sand and boulders, and attractive cliffs, make for a perfect place for solitude seeking nature lovers.
Flic en Flac Beach
This remarkably beautiful and charming beach is situated in the western part of Mauritius with the credit of being one of the longest and most popular Mauritius beaches. Flic en Flac Beach has a lovely lagoon accompanied by beautiful coral reefs. and offers an extremely awe-inspiring view, especially at sunsets. Flic en Flac is just the right beach to go swimming or snorkeling or just sits by the peaceful shore.
Mont Choisy Beach
Mont Choisy is located in the north of Mauritius with the most spectacular in its longest beaches. Its proximity to the airport makes it a popular transit stoppage. The beach glitters with sparkling blue water, attractive corals and lively marine world. The gorgeous shore is perfect to sit by and unwind while watching the charming nuances of the world. The curve-shaped bay is dotted with beautiful Casuarina trees that add to the glory and serenity of the beach.
Poste Lafayette Beach
Poste Lafayette Beach is located in Roches Noires Village on the east coast of the island. The beauty of its peaceful little coves, lovely coastline and beautiful kilometer-long lagoon are enhanced with shiny blue waters and lush greenery. The allure of the beach is breath-taking, calming and refreshing, creating a perfect ambiance away from the hustle-bustle of city life. The soothing sounds of the mighty waves under the vast, majestic sky make it an experience you must have at least once in your lifetime.
Lying between Grand Bay and Cap Malheureux, the northern beach at Pereybere is very popular with locals, especially during school holidays when children of all ages like to hang out and play sports. The water here is deeper than at many other beaches on the island, but still very calm. Bring a mask and snorkel too if you can – the crystal clear waters provide excellent views of the marine life and corals.
Blue Bay Beach
Down in the island’s south east corner, Blue Bay Beach is home to the kind of pale aquamarine water that lures people from all around the world. Another spot that’s fantastic for both swimming and snorkelling, the ocean here harbours a wealth of marine life and is one of the best places in Mauritius to feel at one with nature.
Down on the peninsula in the south-western corner of Mauritius is the stunning public beach of Le Morne, backed by the imposing monolith of Le Morne Mountain. Though the lagoon is normally associated with windsurfers, kite boarders and surfers it’s perfectly possible to swim here too – just be aware of all the sporting activity going on around you.
If you’re an adventurous type and a strong swimmer, try and make time for a trip to beautiful La Cambuse public beach, one of the island’s most undiscovered spots. Located just to the east of the airport, this serene expanse of powdery white sand and inviting clear water is great for an invigorating dip, but is slightly deceiving: the currents here can be very strong, so it’s for confident, competent swimmers only.
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