Beach paradise in Mauritius
Mauritius is set in the Indian Ocean and makes the perfect year round holiday due to its steady climate and incredible nature. It boasts over 150km of stunning coastline. The beaches vary in terrain; some are set on rocky outcrops due to past volcanic activity, whereas others are made up of smooth pristine white sands. With so many to choose from, rest and relaxation is easy here. If you are more of an active traveler, they are a great starting point for many water sports and activities.
Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa, Mauritius is the perfect place to begin your beach retreat. The hotel offers a private beach in a secluded setting, perfect for a romantic vacation. In the winter months the hotel’s pool is regulated to a constant 27 degrees so if you don’t feel like swimming in the sea, you can still enjoy the water. You can also participate in your favorite water sports including kayaking and pedalo boats, volleyball, and even PADI diving.
A choice of public beaches
As you explore the island, you will discover many delightful beaches along the way. Bras d’Eau is situated on a rugged part of the coastline. Although it is not ideal for swimming here due to the remains of volcanic rock, the beach and surrounding scenery are lovely. The area is a national park and walking trails make it easy to escape into the nature and enjoy vantage points over the island.
Belle Mare, located on the east of the island offers everything you want from a tropical island: blue sky, turquoise water, golden sandy beaches and a lovely climate. It can be crowded during the weekends but on weekdays it is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate under the rays of the sun.
If you want be part of the action, visit Grand Baie (Bay), a tourist hub. This area has all the facilities you could wish for from shopping, cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as a bustling beach. Nearby, you will find La Cuvette, a quieter secluded area perfect for walking romantic coastal trails and getting away from the crowds.