Le Morne Public Beach


A narrow sliver of sand at the tip of the peninsula, this beach has lovely rooms but very little space, especially on weekends.

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2. Le Morne Public Beach

1.03 MILES

The resort hotels of Le Morne may have grabbed long stretches of ocean frontage here, but this public beach, between Dinarobin and Lux Le Morne is just as…

3. Ebony Forest of Chamarel

4.22 MILES

One of the most exciting conservation initiatives in Mauritius in the last few years, the Ebony Forest seeks to recreate a small pocket of indigenous…

4. Matthew Flinders Monument

4.35 MILES

Standing on the shore 500m west of Baie du Cap, the Matthew Flinders Monument was erected in 2003 to honour the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the…

5. Terres de 7 Couleurs

4.57 MILES

Chamarel Coloured Earths have become one of the sights on the island's usual tourist circuit. Some travellers (and we're among them) find them quite…

6. Chamarel Waterfall


About halfway (1.5km) between the entrance gate to Terres de 7 Couleurs and the colourful sands is a scenic viewpoint over the waterfall, which plunges…

7. Curious Corner of Chamarel

5.59 MILES

This eclectic place is utterly unlike anywhere else on the island. Essentially an interactive gallery of illusions and art, it has an upside-down room, a…

8. Trevassa Monument

5.84 MILES

This monument commemorates the sinking of the British steamer Trevassa in 1923. She went down 2600km off Mauritius. Sixteen survivors were eventually…