Not sure where to stay for a Mauritius holiday? With so many amazing villages found throughout this island nation, it can be challenging knowing which place is best for your needs. One of the simplest ways to determine where to stay during your holiday is to consider your travel needs. Are you travelling with friends, family or a loved one? Are you are on honeymoon or a much-needed holiday? Do you want to be close to all the action, or somewhere a bit quieter?

Depending on your preferences, there are a number of choices on offer. In this mini guide, we showcase some of the best options on where to stay.

Where to Stay in Mauritius?

Some of the most magical destinations on the island include these top picks on where to stay in Mauritius…

Grand Gaube

Located in the Rivière du Rempart District of northern Mauritius, Grand Gaube is a small fishing village that is ideal for honeymoons and escapes far away from the tourists. There is a great beach here, along with plenty of lush vegetation that further adds to its charm. Hotels here include Veranda Paul & Virginie Hotel.

Grand Bay

Grand Baie or Grand Bay is a coastal village that lies in Rivière du Rempart District, with its western part forming part of the Pamplemousses District. This village is lively, with plenty of restaurants and beaches and activities on offer, including water sports. Hotels here include Mauricia Beachcomber Resort & Spa and Veranda Grand Baie Hotel & Spa.

Pointe aux Piments

Pointe aux Piments is a village in the north-west of Mauritius island, within the district of Pamplemousses. Home to the island’s aquarium, along with beautiful beaches, resorts and activities, this spot is ideal for family holidays and getaways. Hotels here include Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa.

Bel Ombre

Bel Ombre is a village in the Savanne District. Boasting a spectacular beach, along with plenty of resorts and leisure activities, this spot is a little way out of the main crowds, making it ideal for romantic holidays. Hotels here include Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort.


Boasting a lagoon, an idyllic beach, lots of lush vegetation, and an abundance of water sports ranging from snorkeling to scuba diving, Palmar is ideal for anyone wanting to spend their holiday on or near the beach. Hotels here include Ambre Resort & Spa and Veranda Palmar Beach Hotel.

Port Louis

The bustling capital city of Port Louis is home to a vibrant waterfront, plenty of restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, a stunning botanical garden and much to see and do for every visitor. Hotels here include Maritim Resort And Spa.

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