Northern Mauritius is one of the most beautiful areas of the island. If Grande Baie is the most touristy place in the region, thanks to its paradisiacal beaches and its values of sustainable development, there is still much more to discover in the North of Mauritius. This is indeed the most developed region of the island. Between culture, watersports and beaches, you will not have time to get bored in the North of Mauritius!
Grande Baie: a seaside resort and a privileged spot for practicing watersports
The main bay of Mauritius, Grande Baie is a must on the island. This fishing village enchants visitors with its many activities, quality restaurants and heavenly beaches of white sand. Cosmopolitan and tourist-oriented, Grande Baie is a must to enjoy the Mauritian life. On the main avenue, called Sunset Boulevard, you can go shopping and enjoy the local food. The marina is also famous thanks to its exceptional anchorage.
Moreover, if you are keen on watersports, Grande Baie is absolutely for you! Indeed, this seaside resort is a fantastic starting point for many sea excursions: kitesurfing, jet-skiing, surfing, pedal boating and windsurfing, there is no shortage of sports to try out! If you are travelling to Mauritius with your children, Grande Baie offers many activities. It is even possible to swim with dolphins. A real enchantment!
The other must-see places in North Mauritius
In addition to Grande Baie, the North of Mauritius has splendid places to explore with family or friends. In particular, do not miss Cap Malheureux and its famous chapel with a red roof. Ideal for a cultural walk! Continue your visit to the Goodlands Markets, which take place on Tuesdays and Fridays in this beautiful and charming village. Here you will find a clothing fair. Moreover, at Poudre d'Or, on the northeast coast of Mauritius, you can visit the legendary monument of Paul and Virginia, which was inspired by the sinking of Saint-Géran. The North of Mauritius is also an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular biodiversity by strolling in the heart of botanical gardens of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam in Pamplemousses. Finally, finish the day by relaxing on the beach. In the North of Mauritius, the most beautiful beaches are at Trou aux Biches or at Mont Choisy. If you prefer quieter corners, head towards Casita and Bain Boeuf, known for their superb turquoise waters.