Mauritius Beaches: 24 Best Beaches in Mauritius You Want to Visit

Mauritius Beaches: 24 Best Beaches in Mauritius You Want to Visit

Located in the Indian Ocean near Rodrigues and Reunion islands, Mauritius is heaven on earth! It is an ideal tropical dream beach holiday destination for those who love white beaches and blue turquoise waters (and a lot more!). Owning to its tropical climate, blossoming flora and fauna, and off course the fantastic beaches, Mauritius have a great reputation all over the world for its surreal beauty. Let’s check out the best beaches in Mauritius.

Top 24 Beautiful Beaches To Visit In Mauritius

1. Riviere des Galets Beach

Located between Bel Ombre and Souillac, Riviere des Galets Beach is considered one of the most beautiful and marvelous beaches in Mauritius. The beach line has shiny boulders and countless pebbles which makes this spot truly majestic and an art of marvel. Diving and boating is recommended only if you have some prior experience.

Best time of the year to visit: April & June

2. Gris Gris Beach

Located nearby to the Souillac village, Gris Gris Beach is well known for its amazing greenery and beautifully looking rock formations. If you enjoy getting lost in nature, this is the ideal place for you. A simple walk by the shore line will fill you up with joy and positive energy. There are several camping spots where you can settle for a couple of days to enjoy holidays and try some adventure activities.

Best time of the year to visit: April and June

3. Blue Bay Beach

An amazing place where you can not only enjoy various types of water sports (especially snorkeling), but also spend some quiet time as well. There is a Marine park at this location where you can get to see some big and colored fishes which you might not have seen before.

Best time of the year to visit: June to September

4. Grand Bay Public Beach

A wonderful tourist spot, the Grand Bay Public Beach is located in Riviere du Rempart district which is right along the Grand Bay Coastal Village. This beautiful beach is accessible by water from any place in the Grand Bay making it the most visited beach in Mauritius. If you are a water sports enthusiast, you must not miss this splendid beach.

Best time of the year to visit: December to April

5. Poste Lafayette Beach

A less crowded beach, Poste Lafayette is located in the Roches Noires Village on the east coast of Mauritius. The place is as peaceful as it gets, has a lovely coastline along with a beautiful kilometer long lagoon with lush greenery and shiny blue waters.

Best time of the year to visit: April to September

6. Mont Choisy Beach

A place where you will not find it difficult to find a secluded place, Mont Choisy Beach is a wide beach with powdery sand. There is a large portion of the land where you can relax under the shades of the trees. This place is perfect to watch the sunset. Don’t forget to go on a trip in a glass bottom boat. You’ll be amazed by the blossoming flora and fauna of the lagoon.

Best time of the year to visit: June

7. Flic en Flac Beach

This beach not only has a whimsical name but is also one of the most beautiful and most visited beaches in Mauritius. A major point of attraction is the nearby lagoons which have beautiful coral reefs. One of the longest beaches, you’ll find many sun divers here.

Best time of the year to visit: September

8. La Cuvette Beach Grand Bay

An ultimate place for people who love swimming in the clear waters, La Cuvette Beach is a less of a commercial space. You can find plenty of time for yourself to relax and explore the beauty of nature. This beach has one of the most stunning views of the Grand Bay which you would not want to miss. Adding to that, this beach is a heaven for fish lovers and guess what; it’s not all that expensive.

Best time of the year to visit: November to April

9. Tamarin Beach

Located in the west coast of Mauritius, Tamarin Beach is one of the best surfer beaches of the island. Local organizers can help you to take small boat trips and bring you one step closer to the natural beauty in the waters. You can easily see dolphins close to the Tamarin Bay. The place has 2 nice well situated surfing spots namely; Black Stone on its right and Dal on the left. Don’t forget to check out the local delicacies “Sormai”, “chouchou” and “boulettes”.

Best time of the year to visit: October

10. Trou aux Biches

One of the leading beach destinations, Trou aux Biches is the best place to explore serene blue waters. Considered as one of the most beautiful looking beaches in Mauritius, the beauty of this beach is perfectly complemented with comfortable resorts.

Best time of the year to visit: June

11. Ile Aux Cerfs

An island which is not less than heaven, there was a time when you could see deer here. Well, those days are gone, but if you want to enjoy snorkeling and swimming, Ile aux Cerfs is the perfect place to visit. There are a range of water sports that can be done here including water skiing, boat paragliding etc.

Best time of the year to visit: April to September

12. Le Morne beach

Surrounded by the mighty mountains, the village receives a significant amount of rainfall throughout the year. The beach is characterized by brilliant turquoise waves, fine white sand, and is lined by beautiful coconut trees. This place is considered to be an ideal place for snorkeling and kite surfing.

Best time of the year to visit: August to November

13. Pereybere Beach

A popular beach for both locals and tourists, Pereybere beach has always been liked for its pristine and crystal clear waters. A place where there are a variety of options available for food lovers, this beach is hot favorite for tourists who are travelling with friends and family.

Best time of the year to visit: April to September

14. Belle Mare Beach

One of the longest beaches of Mauritius, the Belle Mare beach is known for calm waters as there is a deep lagoon that runs between the beach and the shoreline. The beach is perfect for sports activities. The beach is almost vacant for most of the week, and gets several visitors over the weekend.

Best time of the year to visit: January to March

15. La Cambuse Beach

If you can see trees on both sides and you are surrounded by muddy lanes, be sure that you are somewhere close to La Cambuse beach. If you just want to camp and relax with your friends and family, this beach is the best place to visit. And guess what, there are various small swimming spots where you can enjoy the ocean waters to the fullest.

Best time of the year to visit: May

16. Anse La Raie Beach

What’s so different about this beach? As soon as you reach closer to the beach, you can see different shades of blue. A very popular tourist and local attraction, you can either go out for kite surfing or on a romantic boat ride with your partner. Make your visit more enjoyable by trying out the local delicacies with some amazing cocktails.

Best time of the year to visit: June

17. Poudre D'or Beach

People say this is more of a park than a beach as there is very less sand around. Also the water is also considered to be quite muddy for a major part of the entire year. Why do you want to visit here? This place has a famous monument which was constructed in the memory of two best friends and lovers Virginie and Paul. Along with that, you can also take a short walk by the busy city of Goodlands.

Best time of the year to visit: March and May

18. Baie Du Tombeau Beach

Situated in the Pamplemousses district, Baie Du Tombeau Beach also called the Tombeau Bay Beach is a quiet place and is not visited much during the week. The sea on this part of the island seems to be a little rougher than what you will get on other beaches. Also, as there is not much activity during the weekdays, make sure to take your own snacks and refreshments.

Best time of the year to visit: May to June

19. Souillac Beach

Located near the town of Souillac in the southern end of Mauritius, this beach lies in the Savanne district. You can watch the entire strip of coastline from its cliff as it brings a nice counter point to the sandy beaches of Mauritius. Standing on the top of the cliff, you can get a good view of the waves crashing into the rocks. Do not go into the water to swim as the current here is too massive and not safe for swimming.

Best time of the year to visit: June to July

20. Cap Malheureux

Although it feels like rather a backwater today, Cap Malheureux is indeed a place of great historical importance for Mauritius. It was this place where the British invasion force finally defeated the French and took over the island in 1810. The scenic fishing village Cap Malheureux is situated just little past the cape. Famous for its Roman Catholic Church with bright red roof has made this village of Cap Malheureux a very popular destination among tourists.

Best time of the year to visit: January

21. Pointe aux Piments

Pointe-aux-Piments is located in the north-west of the island and attracts a lot of tourists thoughout the year. The Mauritius Aquarium is a hot destination on the tourist list as it is the only aquarium open to the public of the island.The village of Pointe-aux-Piments is near to the Bay of the Arsenal Marine National Park. The beach has various luxury hotels and resorts.

Best time of the year to visit: January to March

22. Albion Beach

Located on the west of the island between Pointe aux Sables and Flic en Flac, Albion beach is not much frequently visited. So if you are a peace lover, you can get plenty of time to enjoy on this beach. A quiet village in Mauritius, Albion is a fishing village known for its peaceful environment. If you are planning a trip to this place on a weekday, don’t forget to carry your own supplies as the vendors only come on weekends.

Best time of the year to visit: January to March

23. Wolmar Beach

Wolmar beach is small but very beautiful sandy beach. This is a public beach so you will find many locals here. To get to the beach you need to pass through a shady pine forest. This beach has been completely left to nature and is bordered on the both sides by hotels and private beaches. The turquoise shallow water is ideal for snorkeling and the kids can have a great time by enjoying a splash in the water.

Best time of the year to visit: August to September

24. La Preneuse Beach

Located in the village of Black River, La Preneuse is a public beach in western coast of Mauritius in the district of Rivière Noire. The beach has white thin sand which makes it very popular spot among locals and tourists on weekends. The beach is close to the Great Black River embarkation point for boat tours to Western islands. So, you can easily spot dolphins in the morning on La Preneuse beach.

Best time of the year to visit: February

Mauritius is undoubtedly Africa’s wealthiest destination when it comes to natural beauty. A tropical with tons of stuff to do, Mauritius is an ideal place to relax and explore the beauty of nature. The modern capital of this 38-mile by 29-mile island - Port Louis, is a busy port with a revitalized waterfront and a bustling market.

Mark Twain once wrote, 'Mauritius was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius'. Was he right? Check out these awesome beaches and share your views with us!

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