Beaches in Mauritius: An Exotic Tropical Bliss

The charming appeal of beaches in Mauritius is renowned across the whole world and is simply irresistible. . . . thumbs up and a big WOW!

Balaclava beach, MauritiusMauritius Beach - Balaclava

Volcanic in origin and surrounded by a coral reef, Mauritius Island is gifted with stunning beaches. Visitors from across the world have been marvelled by them.

Soft white sand, warm breezes and emerald-blue sea waters combine perfectly to make the long beautiful beaches of the island an alluring attraction.

Blue Bay beach, MauritiusBlue Bay Beach

You could be asking yourself, "what is the most beautiful and favourite beach of Mauritius?"

Hmm. . . it is difficult to give a succinct reply.

Each one has its own distinct characteristics and peculiarities.

The long fascinating beaches of the eastern part of Mauritius, refreshed by the southeast trade winds blowing from the ocean, are embraced by gorgeous hues and shades of the rising sun.

Belle Mare beach, Mauritius

Resplendent daybreak's first blush At Belle Mare Beach


In the south, however, there is a dramatic change of scene. Roaring waves crash in a whistling fury against the jagged cliffs, frothing water droplets in the saliferous air.

Ok! I can feel the gentle nudge of some of you and anticipate “. . . but you surely do love one most!”

Although I swam, snoozed and sun-soaked on all of them….. and love them all..., I do have a fondness for Cap Malheureux.

It’s like a “love at first sight” encounter!

Cap Malheureux beach, MauritiusCap Malheureux Beach in Mauritius

Oh! I feel I am getting biased.

Let’s move on to have a look at all the beaches of Mauritius and you will surely discover your own sweet spot.

Gorgeous Mauritius Beaches Video


Beaches of Mauritius 

Cap Malheureux beach, Mauritius

Cap Malheureux, Anse La Raie & Grand Gaube


Bain Boeuf beach, Mauritius

Bain Boeuf
Bain Boeuf is a beautiful beach in the north of Mauritius near Cap Malheureux. From here you have a fabulous view of Coin de Mire. British troops landed at this place in 1810 to invade the island and launched an attack against the French colonists.


Grand Bay & Pereybere beaches, Mauritius

Grand Baie and Pereybere
Grand Baie, often referred to as the C'ôte d'Azur of our island, is a superb seaside tourist village located in the north. Undoubtedly it is the sexiest beach in Mauritius!


Mon Choisy beach, Mauritius

Mon Choisy
Play, party and have fun at Mon Choisy - a lively beach stretching more than 2 kilometres from Pointe Aux Canonniers to Trou Aux Biches.


pointe Aux Canonniers beach, Mauritius

Pointe aux Canonniers
The Old Lighthouse is an attractive historical vestige at Pointe aux Canonniers -  a beautiful seashore flanked by two lovely beaches - Mon Choisy and Grand Baie.


Roches Noire beach, Mauritius

Poste Lafayette - Roches Noires
An enchanting beach indeed! Poste Lafayette will fascinate you by the roar of its surfs all along the rugged untamed coastline.


Belle Mare & Palmar beaches, Mauritius

Belle Mare and Palmar Beaches
Lovely Belle Mare is one of the most gorgeous beaches in Mauritius. Its classy style and natural beauty cannot miss to captivate you! A monument on the beach, in the fond memories of South African Airways’ Helderberg victims, reminds us of this tragic crash at sea.


South East Mauritius

South East Mauritius
The Coast of South East Mauritius extends from Trou d’Eau Douce to Blue Bay. A trip along this countryside coastline is simply droolworthy.


South Mauritius beach

South Mauritius
The captivating savage nature of the south is unmatched to other beaches in Mauritius. You’ll be enthralled by its rustic beauty – whether you are at La Roche qui Pleure, Baie du Cap or Macondé. The vortex at Riambel is a "must visit."


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