Flic en Flac is a popular holiday resort town in Mauritius, which is located off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean. Famous for its selection of resorts, restaurants and attractions that include a beach and a nature park, this town is perfect for family holidays.
Whether you are dreaming about relaxing on a white sandy beach, exploring the waters below or taking in some wildlife and nature, Flic en Flace has something for just about everyone, along with an excellent range of resorts. Keep reading to find out what this destination has to offer in the way of attractions and activities.
A Mini Guide to Flic en Flac Mauritius
Wondering what to see and do in Flic en Flac? Here are a few ideas…
Casela World of Adventures
Spanning across 14 hectare, this nature park is home to big cats, rhinos, giraffes and other African mammals. Casela is somewhere between a zoo and a park, offering a wide range of activities for visitors of all ages. Kids will love the chance to see wild animals up close, while moms and dads will have plenty to see, too. Be sure to have your camera charged and ready… there is much to photograph here.
Although not quite as perfect as other Mauritius beaches, the Flic-en-Flac Beach is popular, central and fun to while away a few hours in the sunshine. The sands here are white and soft, while the waters are warm and inviting. It can get busy here during the peak travel season – view our tips on when to travel to Mauritius to get an idea of the best time to visit.
Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
You can also enjoy a host of watersports in this region, including excellents scuba diving and snorkelling. Like many destinations in Mauritius, there are a number of dive schools and centres found nearby. If you’re keen to venture underwater, you can do a resort course that allows you to do one or two dives. If you’re prefer to stay in the shallow waters, snorkelling can be enjoyed in the warm Indian Ocean waters, with plenty of colourful fish to spot.
Wondering where to stay when visiting this part of the island? Resorts here include Sugar Beach Hotel and La Pirogue Resort & Spa – both offering the ideal place to explore the wonders of Flic en Flac in Mauritius.