Join us today, as we take a virtual tour of East Coast Mauritius to see what this region has in store for its visitors. Whether you are planning a Mauritius holiday in the not too distant future, or you have always wanted to visit this coast, the east has something for everyone. Many of the resorts and hotels on this coast are higher end, making this a fairly sought-after coastline for holidaymakers and honeymooners.
East Coast Mauritius Highlights
With a number of beautiful beaches, nature hotspots, villages and resorts on offer, East Coast Mauritius offers an excellent destination for any type of leisure getaway.
Some of our top East Coast Mauritius highlights to look out for include the following:
What to See
Belle Mare is one of the top landmarks on this coastline. Its long beach draws a number of visitors, who come here to enjoy the beautiful lagoons that are set against picturesque beaches. Roches Noires and Poste Lafayette are also worth a visit all year around. Bras d’Eau, a small bay inside the lagoon of Poste Lafayette, is equally stunning. At the northern end of Belle Mare, you will find the Post de Flacq Peninsula that is also great to explore. Roches Noires Caves and Bras d’Eau National Park should also be added to your list of places to see, along with Devil’s Point Battery and Pont Bon Dieu Cave.
What to Do
Take a trip to Grand River South East, to see an impressive gorge that ends in a spectacular waterfall. You can also enjoy some snorkelling and scuba diving on this coast, as well as kitesurfing, windsurfing and kayaking, with Ile aux Cerfs offering the best range of water sports. This destination also offers a golf course, restaurants, bars, beaches and variety of boats, including speedboat, pirogue, glass bottom boat, catamaran and others. Hiking and nature walks are also great here.
Where to Stay
Top resorts and hotels in the east include Solana Beach Hotel in Belle Mare. This four-star resort is a blend of natural beauty and contemporary design, with all rooms offering ocean views. Veranda Palmar Beach Hotel is also in Belle Mare, offering three-star luxury and a host of features. Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Trou d’Eau Douce is also worth noting, offering five-star luxury at its finest. Other east coast resorts include Ambre Resort & Spa in Palmar – a lovely four-star resort that boasts a 700m coral sandy beach and sheltered bay.
We hope that you have enjoyed this mini guide. You can also view our guide to the best places to stay in Mauritius for more help choosing between East Coast Mauritius and other regions.