Beaches in Mauritius – Give Your Body the Best of Vitamin Sea

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Mauritius is a perfect place for every beach lover. You can fall short of time but the beaches will never fall short on the island. Mauritius’ climate makes it a perfect place for you to enjoy beaches all around the year. Every beach has a distinct feature ranging form the longest beach, white sand beach, lush palm trees on the beach side, coral reefs, lagoons etc. are the major point of attractions at Beaches in Mauritius. One can also book some exotic resorts at the beach side to experience the freshness of sea breeze throughout the vacation period. 

Top 12 Beaches in Mauritius For Relaxing Vacation in 2021

Among a plenty of beaches on the island here is a list of top 12 beaches in Mauritius which one must mark on their itinerary.

1. Flic En Flac

Flic En Flac Beach

It is one of the longest beaches on the island with shimmering white sand all over the beach. The beach got its name from an old Dutch phrase ‘Fried Landt Flaak”, meaning free, flat land. It is considered to be one of the most gorgeous beaches on the island with awe inspiring views of big lagoons surrounded by coral reefs. Mauritius in September is considered to be the best month to visit Flic En Flac Beach. 

Activities to do in Flic En Flac: Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Swimming etc. 

2. Pereybere

Pereyebere Beach in Mauritius

If you are on the island to try your hand on some hard core water activities then Pereybere is a must visit place for you. It is among the top most beaches in Mauritius. You can also savour your taste buds with the local cuisine nearby beach. 

Activities to do in Pereybere: Deep Sea Diving, Kayaking, pedalo, catamaran, Parasailing and fishing. 

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3. Le Morne

Le Morne in mauritius

Situated at the south west of Mauritius, the beach got its name from a 550 m large Le Morne Brabant mountain. The mountain is also listed in the world heritage by UNESCO, with Casuarina trees covering its seashore the crystal clear waters of the Le Morne Beach is ideal for Scuba Diving and snorkelling. It is also one of the best beaches in Mauritius for enjoying and learning kitesurfing all around the world. 

Activities to do: Scuba Diving, Kite Surfing and Snorkelling 

4. Tamarin 

Tamarin beach in mauritius

Want to smack the sea waves with windsurfing, then hop onto Tamarin Beach. The beach experiences high waves which are ideal for windsurfing and deep sea water which is fit for snorkelling and scuba diving. Mauritius in January is considered as the best time to visit Tamarin Beach due to high speed of winds one can easily enjoy windsurfing. 

Activities to do: Windsurfing, snorkelling and Scuba Diving.

5. Poste Lafayette

Poste Lafayette Mauritius

Located in the small northeastern village of Mauritius, Poste Lafayette, the beach is also known as Jalsa Beach. Being away from the crowd of the city one can enjoy the most calm aura around oneself on the beach. Walking towards the south of the beach there are beautiful mangrove trees and black rocks making it a picture perfect place. 

Activity to Do: Visit Bras D’Eau National Park. 

6. Ile Aux Cerfs

ile aux cerf in mauritius

The island offers a picturesque view of beautiful lagoons, white sand and crystal clear waters on its beach side. The beach is spread over 87 hectares of land consisting of rich vegetation and coral reefs. The beach is marked as a world heritage site because of the history associated to it, a large no of slaves that time jumped off the cliff and committed suicide. 

Activity to Do: Parasailing, 18 hole golf course, visit adventure park, banana boat rides and glass bottom rides. 

7. Grand Baie

Grand baie mauritius

Located at the north of Mauritius the beach is the smallest beach in the island. The place is perfect for all party lovers as well, because of various amazing cafes and restaurants nearby, it is also famous for nightlife in the island. It is amongst the best beaches on Mauritius

Activity to do : Swimming, sailing, parasailing, windsurfing. 

8. Gris Gris

gris gris beach

If you are done exploring the panoramic view of the island and want to go on some adventure seeking beach then hop on to Gris Gris beach one of the beast beaches in Mauritius. The beach provides you with a wild view of volcanic erupted black rocks. Though the sea water at the beach is not considered appropriate to go for any water sport activities, as the sea waves are quite rough and presence of multiple rocks makes it tough to do any water based activity, you can go fishing around it. 

Activity to Do: Tonton Diving Tour, Bois cheri tea factory, quad biking, Horse Riding are some of the main activities you can explore  near Gris Gris beach. 

9. Belle Mare

belle mare Beach

Located at the south east coast of Mauritius the beach has shimmering white sand and turquoise blue waters to give you a jaw dropping view of the beach. If you are looking for spending some quality time on your vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city then the beach has many luxurious resorts and villas to stay back and relax. The beach is a perfect palace for all the swimming lovers and who want to relax under the shades of casuarina trees on the beachside. 

Activity to do: Pedalo, Horseback Riding, scuba diving, speed boat trip, catamaran, parasailing, kayaking

10. Mont Choisy

mont choisy beach in mauritius

Immerse yourself into the calm shores of the beach secluded from any hustle and bustle of the city. Located at the north end of the island, the beach is dotted with tall standing Casuarina trees adding to the beauty and tranquility of the beach.  Just soothe your soul by immersing in the calmness of the place and enjoy the freshness of the sea breeze. 

Activities to do: Swimming with Dolphins and parasailing. 

11. La Cuvette

La Cuvette Beach

If you are in search of Tranquility, then La Cuvette is the must visit beach in Mauritius. Situated at the northwest of Mauritius near Grand Baie the beach is away from the hustle and bustle of the main city and crowd. You can enjoy the scenic views of sunrise and sunset at La Cuvette Beach. The place offers a gorgeous view of dotted palm and coconut trees at its shoreline. 

Activities to do: Snorkelling, volleyball, fishing, boating, windsurfing and Swimming 

12. Trou Aux Biches

Trou Aux Biches

Who would want to miss the beach which is nominated as ‘World’s leading beach destination’? Of course no one. Located in the northern coast of Mauritius in the district of Pamplemousses Trou Aux Biches is one of the most popular beaches among tourists in Mauritius. 

Activity to do: Blue Safari Submarines, scuba diving, fishing tours and boat tours. 

13. La Cuvette Beach Grand Bay

Being located in the mainland of Mauritius it is obvious for the beach to catch all the attention. It is in the northwest part and can be counted as one of the Mauritius best beaches and along with that the most beautiful one as well. Those who are fond of tranquil places but want to avoid heavy crowd then you have to visit here. The crystal clear water and the attractive cliffs make this place heaven. It is surrounded by peace and beauty and let you enjoy in sailing and yachting. The one who want to sit in peace for sometime, visit here.

14. Mont Choisy Beach

The gorgeous shore that presents you the beautiful sunset is one of the most worth looking locations in Mauritius. It is located in north of the Country and is considered as one of the most mesmerizing beaches. Though beach hopping might be common activity for the visitors but when you have the water activities like windsurfing, skiing, deep sea diving, fishing, speed boating, the beach importance increases automatically. It is also the longest of all the beaches that will jaw-drop you with the sparkling water and the colourful corals. Don’t miss a chance to enjoy the glory of the beach.

15. Poste Lafayette Beach

It is located on the east coast of the island in Roches Noires Village. The beautiful coves with the lovely coastline along the stretch with blue water looks the best combination you will ever see. Also the greenery around the beach makes it look calm and breath taking. The water waves sounds so pleasing that you can spend your day here with the peaceful sound avoiding all the hustle-bustle of daily living and traffic noise. Imagine yourself under the majestic sky experiencing all the beautiful things around. Pleasing right! Don’t miss a chance of visiting this mesmerizing place.

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This flawless destination on the earth will never disappoint you. The amazing sites and breathtaking views of nature will certainly provide you with the feeling of tranquility. The beauty of the best beaches in Mauritius  is beyond one’s imagination, a walk on the white sand beaches will tickle your feet and the sound waves are enough to mesmerize you. So plan a trip to this wonderful paradise and take back some amazing memories to cherish forever. Do let us know if we can be of any help to you in planning your itinerary to this gorgeous place. 

FAQs – Beaches in Mauritius

Q. Which coast has the best beaches in Mauritius?

Ans. West coast caters to one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.

Q. Does Mauritius have white sand beaches?

Ans. Yes, Mauritius is a host to most of the white sand beaches on the Indian Oceans with beautiful lagoons surrounding it. 

Q. Is it allowed to swim near beaches in Mauritius?

Ans. Definitely, one can take a dive into the crystal clear sea waters of Mauritius.

Q. Which is the best time to visit Belle Mare Beach?

Ans. Mauritius in October is the best time to visit Belle Mare Beach. The temperature is not very high and humidity levels are quite moderate.

Q. What is the Mauritius temperature in November?

Ans. Mauritius temperature in November is ideal for all swimming lovers with pleasant and warm evenings and day temperatures at a high of 29 degrees celsius.

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