Looking to spice up your love life with a holiday destination that will rekindle past glorious moments and ignite new ones for future memories? Look no further. Mauritius is your getaway romantic destination.
Scenic surroundings, endless white beaches, and untouched nature, makes Mauritius the ideal choice for lovers, and it is undoubtedly one of the most preferred and romantic places for a honeymoon.
Here are our top 13 places you should not miss while in Mauritius.
1. Le Morne Beaches
West of Mauritius at the foot of Le Morne Brabant a UNESCO world heritage site lies the stunning Le Morne Beach.
This stretch of beach has the most picturesque views and captivating shoreline. Couples come here for leisure, sightseeing or indulge in water activities like scuba diving or Kayaking. The beach is just 1 hour 15 minutes from SSR international airport.
2. Tamarin Beach
If you are looking for a great beach to surf, then Tamarin should be your top choice. Located on the Tamarin Bay just past the black river village, this gorgeous west coast beach will amaze you.
Its sparkling blue ocean and the towering Black River Mountain ranges in the background makes it a unique spot that should not be missed.
3. Flic En Flac Beach
Of all Mauritius west coast beaches, Flic En Flac is the top beach destination favoured by many due to its long stretch of soft and a calm blue lagoon.
Lovers simply enjoy the sun or take a dip in the ocean, especially on weekdays when the beach is less crowded.
4. Gris Gris Beach
On the southern most tip of the country lies an unusual beach that fascinates tourists everytime. This beach does not have a coral barrier therefore causing the waves to crash at the cliff bases splashing it over the water.
Enjoy the view sitting on the benches laid along the beach as water activities are prohibited.
5. Blue Bay Beach
Named after emerald blue waters of the beach, Blue Bay provides the most wonderful snorkeling opportunities.
The almost transparent water lets you swim with colourful fishes among corals and offers great visibility. On weekdays the beach is mostly deserted, hence perfect for relaxation.
6. Grand River South East
The Grand river South East waterfalls are nothing short of spectacular.
This impressive waterfall is formed at the mouth of the Grand River South East where the river currents meet the ocean tides. The water here is greenish due to the prolific and vibrant green forests that surround the area.
7. Rochester Falls
The Rochester Falls is the widest one in Mauritius. Ideal for a calm and relaxing day, the seclusion here is almost welcoming.
Falling to a depth of 10m, the natural pool is perfect for a swim. Verdant trees growing atop striking cliff faces where the rocks have been forged into rectangular blocks by the roaring water over the ages, this place is a breathtaking beauty.
8. Tamarind Falls
Also known as the “Sept Cascades” due to the seven different falls seen at this place, its the source of the majestic Tamarin River.
Embark on a full-day hiking trip to this adventurous place and discover amazing flora and fauna. It is one of the most interesting canyons of Mauritius.
9. Trou Aux Cerfs
Trou aux Cerfs is the only volcano on Mauritius that is not dead. It has been dormant for many centuries now but can become eruptive in the future.
It thus makes for an intriguing Mauritius honeymoon destination to add to the itinerary. It has beautiful surroundings with plants and flowers and provides amazing views of Curepipe and yonder.
10. Le Morne Brabant
The best among honeymoon destinations Mauritius is the stunning Le Morne Brabant on the Le Morne Peninsula.
The giant monolithic mountain rises on the tip of the peninsula to form a dramatic view.
A former shelter for runaway slaves brought to Mauritius, the Le Morne Brabant is immensely significant in the island’s history. Visit this place for astonishing views of the island.
11. Eureka Creole House
Eureka Creole House is one of the most romantic Mauritius tourist attractions, it has 109 doors and windows and is also a museum.
With artistically manicured gardenscapes incorporating little natural waterfalls, a tour of this mansion will cast a colonial spell on you. Buy a little souvenir from the souvenir shop and take a part of Mauritius back with you.
12. Mauritius Botanical Garden
Famous for its giant water lilies, medicinal plants and a whooping variety of palms collected from all over the world, it makes for one of the most fascinating Mauritius tourist attractions.
Take up a guided tour of this ancient botanical treasury or simply go for a leisurely stroll through the secluded lanes of the garden if feeling a little romantic.
13. Black River Gorges National Park
Embark on a hike through prolific greenery that soothes the eye, hidden little waterfalls creating natural pools and a chance sighting of a Pink Pigeon or a Mauritian Kestrel, all the while listening to the consistent burbling of the stream somewhere nearby.