North Mauritius Luxury Villas
The north of Mauritius is very beautiful and has an abundance to offer with its many beaches featuring amazing coral reefs, ideal for snorkelling and also a range of water sports. There are a variety of private villas with stunning views, close to beaches with calm, crystal clear waters and silver sands which are ideal for families. Looking further inland, the towns are fascinating and exotic offering culture and sites to explore, more in-depth descriptions are below:
Trou Aux Biches is in the north of Mauritius and is arguably one of the attractive and friendliest beach resorts on the island. The neighbourhood is quiet and safe as it consists mainly of private villas, fishing village and the Trou Aux Biches Hotel. The sea inside the lagoon is as smooth as a swimming pool so it is safe and ideal for children. Snorkelers can enjoy a swim out to the white surf of the coral reef. The lagoon is very sheltered from prevailing winds making it one of the best locations for winter months (June to September). The village has a well-stocked Popo supermarket, several restaurants, diving centres and a casino. Grand Bay is only 10 minutes drive where you can enjoy the variety of bars and restaurants. The airport is an 1hr 15mins drive and Port Louis 20 mins.
Mont Choisy is located next to Trou Aux Biches and Pointe Aux Canonniers. This residential beach area is a quiet location protected by offshore coral reefs, the wide lagoon is perfect for swimming and water sports. Water sports enthusiasts will be in their element. The “Blue Water Diving Centre” and the “Killer Sports Fishing Centre” are located here and are open year round. Water skiing, pedal boats, windsurfing and glass bottom boat trips are available as well as cruising aboard catamarans, undersea walks and exploring in a submarine (Blue Safari). Grand Bay is only 10 minutes drive where you can enjoy the variety of bars and restaurants. The airport is 1hr 15mins drive and Port Louis 30 mins, Trou Aux Biches is 5 mins.
Jutting out to sea on the north west coast of the island, Pointe Aux Canonniers is a tranquil beachside residential area, with crystal clear waters and silver sands – ideal for families. Le Canonnier and Club Med holidays are nearby and provide dining and watersports facilities. The local fishing landing station is a great place to buy the catch of the day. Grand Bay is only 5 minutes drive where you can enjoy the variety of bars and restaurants. The airport is 1hr 20 mins drive, Port Louis is 30 mins and Trou Aux Biches 10 mins.
Cosmopolitan Grand Bay encompasses all the various elements of Mauritius, from fascinating temples, markets, stylish shops to tropical landscapes, to an excellent choice of cuisine and a vibrant atmosphere. The azur crystal clear waters and golden sand are a memorable image of the resort. Diving, cruising, glass bottom boat tours and undersea walks allow you to marvel at the colourful and intriguing underwater coral reef systems. are worth a visit. The restaurants and cafes offer exceptional cuisine and the atmosphere is relaxed. The Cuvette bay area is great for an evening stroll, where fishing boats and yachts are anchored in the harbour. The airport is 1hr 40 mins drive, Port Louis 40 mins and Trou Aux Biches 10 mins.
Pereybere is a quiet residential area with stunning villas and lawns sweeping down to the golden beach. With Grand Bay just five minutes on foot , it is the ideal location for a family holiday. The beautiful white sands and clear calm waters are ideal for swimmers and snorkelling. The airport is 1hr 40 mins drive and Port Louis 40 mins drive.
Between Grand Bay and Grande Gaube in the far north of Mauritius le Cap Malheureux, a stretch of quiet coastline with very private villas, golden beaches and stunning views across to the islands of Coin de Mire, Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel. Airport 1hr 45 mins drive, Port Louis 40 mins and Grand Bay 10 mins.
The fishing village of Grand Gaube is a quiet base for a villa holiday with a difference. Stroll along the deserted beaches, visit the fishing village and engage in watersports organised by the local hotels. Airport is 1hr 45 mins drive, Port Louis 40 mins and Grand Bay 20 mins.
Make The Most....
The Labourdonnais Orchards
Discover a large variety of tropical fruit trees, colourful and perfumed exotic flowers. You can explore on mountain bikes or hiking.
A few metres away from Baie aux Tortues, which 17th century sailors named after the many tortoises in the area, can be found the ruins of the old Balaclava estate. Visitors will be able to observe the sea walls, whose initial foundations were laid down by Mahé de Labourdonnais.
The Triolet Shivala
This is the longest village on the island, Triolet offers an opportunity to visit the biggest Hindu temple, the Maheswarnath, first built in 1819 in honour of the Gods Shiva, Krishna, Vishnu, Muruga, Brahma and Ganesha.
Golf at Belle Mare
There is an internationally well known golf course where the Mauritius Golf Open Championship is played every year at Belle Mare.