North coast beaches of Mauritius

It is noted that North coast beaches of Mauritius are very popular spots for water sports and their wonderful sunsets.

From Trou aux Biches to Mont-Choisy

Situated in the North-West of the island, Trou aux Biches is a long beach with a lot of hotels but this place is genuinely the best to enjoy gorgeous sunsets. This beach is exactly located between Pointe aux Piments and Mont Choisy, and is known for its beauty and fine sand. You can also enjoy the shade provided by beautiful pine trees or refresh yourself in one of the many small restaurants. Trou Aux Biches is the ideal beach to swim in a crystal clear water and observe the amazing underwater life. It is also a very good spot of water sports such as water skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, kayaking or freediving. It is located near to the Aquarium and a beautiful Hindu temple.

Mont Choisy is the longest public beach of Mauritius with 1.5 kilometre of white and fine sand. It goes from Trou aux Biches to Club Med at Pointe Aux Canonniers. Go there on Sundays if you want to enjoy the Mauritian family atmosphere or during the week to enjoy its calmness and serenity.

Grand Bay public beach

If you want to see the beach everyone is talking about, you won't make a mistake by going to Grand Bay. This beach will either allow you to swim in a nice and calm water or enjoy the water sport of your choice. Grand Bay is well known place because it is the main seaside resort of Mauritius. There you will find everything you are looking for: good restaurants, nice bars or awesome shops. You should also go to Grand Bay if you want a cruise to another island or if you want to try big game fishing.

Other beaches

For quiet places lovers, La Cuvette is a small less populated beach. Walks and swimming there is very pleasant. It is situated on the road linking Grand Bay and Pereybère.

Pereybère is without a doubt the trendiest place for young Mauritians during the weekend. Situated on the road linking Grand Baie and Cap Malheureux, Pereybère is a very pleasant beach for swimming.

The Cap Malheureux beaches are situated in the North of the island, a less urbanised area and therefore wilder, where nature takes over humans. You will find gorgeous beaches where you can admire Flat Island and Round Island.

Bain Boeuf beach is amazingly beautiful, however swimming there is complicated due to rocks. This place was once used to clean cows, thus its uncommon name.

Anse la Raie beach is situated on Grand Baie road from Cap Malheureux. This beach is very populated on weekends, do not forget your sandals to avoid bruises by rocks. It’s a very pleasant beach with lawn edge and pine trees which provide shade

Trou Aux Biches

Mont Choisy

Grand Baie


East coast beaches of Mauritius

The East coast beaches of Mauritius are just like its coastline, wilder. Still preserved, they offer a really gorgeous landscape.

Blue Bay beach

  • Blue Bay beach does not have this name due to luck, it is indeed thanks to its deep blue waters. Its intense water colour is due to its depth, which is quite unusual and exceptional for a lagoon. If you want to swim there, you must be careful as the currents can be quite strong. The only downside of this heavenly place is the noise from airplane take-offs.

Pointe D'Esny beach

  • If you are looking for solitude and change of scenery, do not hesitate to visit the wild beaches of Pointe D’Esny. However access to these beaches may be difficult as many villas block the entry, therefore, you will have to search for the roads which lead there. But at the end of the journey, you will be able to enjoy the magnificence of these beaches with a total peace of mind.

Belle Mare beach

  • Belle Mare beach is much appreciated by Mauritians for its radiance and softness. It is without a doubt the reason for which a large number of luxury hotels have chosen to be located there. This beach offers you about a dozen kilometres of fine sand and blue and translucent lagoons, which will allow you to relax and enjoy the joys of swimming in peace.

Ile au Cerfs beach

  • Situated in Trou d’Eau Douce lagoon on the East coast of Mauritius, Ile Aux Cerfs is an inhabited isle and accessible by a 20 minutes cruise. This heavenly isle offers you a gorgeous scenery with its fine sand and crystal clear waters. You can enjoy Ile aux Cerfs in your own way: relaxation, swimming, scuba diving, golf, ballad, ‘accrobranche’ or restaurants.