Tamarin & Black River attractions

Top Choice Beach in Tamarin & Black River

Tamarin Beach

Locals like to wax nostalgic about Tamarin Beach and its surfing heyday, and in many ways this sandy cove still feels like a throwback to earlier times, although things are changing. Tamarin remains a popular place …
Museum in Tamarin & Black River

Martello Tower

In the 1830s the British built five 'Martello' towers – copies of the tower at Mortella Point in Corsica (vowel order was apparently not a priority for the British) – to protect their young colony from predators (na…
Historic Site in Tamarin & Black River

Les Salines de Yémen

On the site of the old salt flats of Black River, this place runs 15-minute tours that take in old and new salt production techniques and this striking-looking site. There's a small gift shop.
Harbour in Tamarin & Black River

La Balise Marina

La Balise Marina is already revolutionising the tourism industry in Mauritius before it's completed, by creating the island's first port welcoming luxury yachts. Construction of the marina and its adjoining complex …