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The beautiful strip of sand adjoining the Blue Bay is not only a scenic spot but also offers plenty activities. Home to some breathtaking coral gardens, the beach is a haven for snorkeling enthusiasts. As you dive deeper, you witness about 72 different types of corals and 32 types of fish that have made the Bay their abode. And if you’d like to get a hold of the scientific information about the Bay’s rich marine life you can hop into the visitor center that is on the opposite side. Boats that take you to the Marine park of the Bay from the beach are available. To sail in a glass-bottomed boat is an experience in itself.
Dotted with strips of white sandy beaches and tranquil neighborhoods, this coastal town is one of the most charming surprises of Mauritius. Earning its name from the Dutch phrase ‘Fried Landt Flaak’, meaning free flat land, the words are fitting for the picturesque landscape of the town. Blessed with immaculate beauty, the white sand Tamarin Beach is deemed to be one of the most spectacular beaches of Mauritius. The jewel-toned blue waters near the town are abundant with coral reefs. The Casela Bird Park of the town shelters the rare endangered Pink Pigeon. Several upscale hotels and resorts have mushroomed to boost the commercial and tourist value of the place. A beautiful balance of nature as well as quaint town life, Flic en Flac is as interesting as its name.
Plummeting through the rugged escarpments, the Chamarel Waterfalls are the highest in Mauritius with a drop of 80 meters (262.4 feet). Shrouded in the verdure of a magnificent valley, the falls are formed by lush St. Denis river. The natural beauty can be explored by several hiking trails that meander through the green forests and lead up to this magical cascade. The placid pool formed by its plunging waters is a haven for swimmers. The immaculate beauty of the Chamarel Waterfalls is a pleasantly surprising change from the pristine beaches of Mauritius.
A humble fishing village in the 19th Century under French rule, the Trou aux Biches is a breathtaking canvas of Cerulean waters and velvety sand strips. Dotted with Casuarina trees, the town’s beach has been globally recognized by World Travel Awards as one of the most beautiful and leading beach destination, in the year 2011. Its waters brimming with vibrant coral reefs are a paradise for snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiasts. With luxury resorts and supermarkets sprouting along the highways, tourism of this town has experienced a massive boost. Trox aux Biches is a visual delight as the gorgeous sunsets transform the tranquil blue skies and waters into a fiery realm.