Mauritius - the best beaches
North Coast Beaches of Mauritius
The North Coast is famous because it is offering lot of watersports, like waterskiing, windsurfing, parasailing, sailing and deep sea fishing. You will enjoy, in the evening in amazing view on the sunset.
One of the best beaches in Mauritius is Trou aux Biches. It is 2 km long with white-powder sand and very clear shallow water. This beach is protected with coral reef which is realy close so snorkeling is easy accessible.
Lying between Grand Bay and Cap Malheureux is The Pereybere beach . It is very popular with tourists and locals. The water is crystal clear and calm, but deeper that at many other beaches on island, that makes it excellent for snorkeling. Lying on the white sand you can watch these turquoise sea and catamarans which pass by.
The Mont Choisy is public beach and it is one of the longest beach in Mauritius, almost 3 kilometers long. The white sand bands around the coast creating a bay of beautiful shallow turquoise water and backdrop of casuarina trees which provide shade from the Mauritian sun. This beach is perfect for jogging, aerobic and waterskiing.
East Coast Beaches on Mauritius
The East Coast is less developed and wilder than other parts of Mauritius. It is offering spectacular view of wild nature. You can find there the mix of the softest powder-white sand, an emerald lagoons and lush green vegetation place. Lagoons are edged by shady green casuarina trees.
All around the world The Blue Bay beach lures peoples with his deep pale aquamarine water. The colors of the sea water is incredibly powerful and consist many shade of blue. The beach is perfectly suited for relaxing and swiming, also you can enjoy a very nice stroll along the beach. The first and the biggest marine park in Mauritus is The Blue Bay Marine Park, this is an ideal destination for snorkeling trips. You can see many different species of flora and fauna, especially the corals, which are in incredibly good condition. There are about 72 different corals and 32 different species of fishes.
The Belle Mare beach starts at Belle Mare village till the next small village Trou dEau Douce. It has a miles long white pristine sandy beach. One of peculiarity of this beach is its unique combination of colors. Where the turquoise deep blue lagoon ends begin the turquoise crystal clear water in the beach area, then it changes to a white clean beach which is bordered to lush green grassland covered by many casuarina trees and plants. The sea has a quite strong north current, so you had to be careful when you go to swimning, but it is great for windsurfing.
The paradise island of Ile aux Cerfs is located inside the large east coast lagoon. It is famous for its sandy beaches, beautiful lagoon, calm water with crystal clear colors. On this tropical island whole family will enjoy in almost any water-based activities you can think of. Ile aux Cerfs is great destination for snorkeling, because the coral reef is so beautiful and full of marine life with the large black rocks that protrude into the water. Also the island has 18 holes golf course, so you can enjoy golfing in this paradise.