About EAST COAST of Mauritius HOLIDAYS
The East coast of Mauritius is characterised by charming little villages like Petite Julie, Mare d'Australia and Queen Victoria. It also has several exquisite coves, some of the islands best beaches including Belle Mare and the island biggest lagoons including "Trou d'eau Douce", which boasts a magnificent golf course and many restaurants and picture perfect shallow turquoise waters. The East Coast is known for its southeast trade winds, which occur almost all year round which can be very welcome in the hotter summer months and are ideal for watersports including sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.
When To Go
Another popular destination which is hot throughout the year with a sub-tropical climate, however the best time to travel is during the hot dry season where there are cool winds from the south east to help the humidity levels, the north and west area tends to be warmer and drier. The climate does become hotter and more humid with temperatures reaching 30C from November to April. Cyclone and rain season is usually the first 2 months of the year were it is advised not to travel.
Taste of Mauritius
fr. £35 per person
Visit the Pamplemousses Royal Botanical Gardens, which were established in 1769, following by a short stop at duty free Saga World shop. Enjoy a breathtaking view over the Capital and surroundings from the Citadelle and shop at the Market of Port Louis and Caudan Waterfront centre. Half day shared excursion (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
fr. £82 per person
Visit the Royal Botanical gardens and drive to “Sugar Museum & Factory” where you can buy varieties of sugars and local rum. Shop at Miraj Duty Free and enjoy shopping at the Caudan Waterfront centre. Half day shared excursion (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
Nature and History
fr. £105 per person
The day starts with a visit of the National History Museum and driving along the town of Mahebourg. Short sea crossing to Ile aux Aigrettes (Mauritius Wildlife Sanctuary), home to the rare pink pigeon and indigenous vegetation. After lunch visit the La Vanille Reserve which extends on a 3.5 hectares of tropical vegetation, Nile crocodiles and insectariums and then drive through Paradise Valley to the Senneville family bungalow that overlooks the ocean. Full day shared trip with lunch (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
The Tea Route
fr. £99 per person
Explore the Domaine des Aubineaux, one of the Island’s original colonial houses dated back in 1872. Drive to Bois Chéri tea factory where you will learn the different steps in processing tea and enjoy the famous teas. Travel through some of the island’s most beautiful countryside. Lunch will be served at Saint Aubin, a 19th century plantation house lovingly restored to its former glory followed by a brief visit of the rum distillery. Full day shared excursion with lunch (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
Sail the “Dolphin coast”
fr. £85 per person
Board at La Carangue and enjoy a full day catamaran cruise along the West Coast. Sail & seek out the location for dolphins and take a time for swimming and snorkeling. Enjoy a spectacular view of the Rempart Mountain and Black River Range. A barbecue lunch is included. Full day shared trip (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
fr. £59 per person
Sail from Black River on the West Coast and watch the sun set over the horizon and Rempart Mountain. 2 hours cruise including local drinks and snacks. Shared boat trip (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
Wonders of Mauritius
fr. £99 per person
Take an opportunity to explore La Vallee de Ferney, an area of 200 hectares recently turned
into an eco tourism sanctuary. After lunch proceed to the Unique Marine Park located in Blue Bay. From the glass-bottom boat, clients can admire the under sea world and marine life. Full day shared excursion with lunch (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).
fr. £99 per person
This tour takes us to the Mauritius Glass Gallery, to see traditional methods applied to recycled glass, following by Trou aux Cerfs the dormant volcanic crater, where you can enjoy the panoramic view. Drive to the natural sacred lake of Grand Bassin, where devotees pray and worship. After lunch at the La Rhumerie de Chamarel take a photo at the waterfalls at the extraordinary seven colored earths of Chamarel. The last stop will be the Casela Bird Sanctuary. Full day shared tour with lunch (min. 6 pax). Private excursion (please contact our reservation department).