Mauritius has been the eye candy for tourists for decades. The place has something for everyone from all around the world. If you are into adventure, you’ll find something right for yourself. If you are looking to lay carelessly on a beachy banana hammock, you shall find that too.

Our goal here is to give you ideas that make your trip to Mauritius worthwhile. In this article, we shall tell you a few places that you can visit here. 

Let’s explore right away!

Île aux Cerfs Island

Let’s begin the list with something calm and soothing. The Île aux Cerfs Island offers 100 hectares of secluded beach areas where you can go and relax. 

The water there is lovely and a treat to the eyes. It’s truly every bit as amazing as you see on the YouTube videos. And even more. This place is perfect for families and couples. You can just lay around on the beach chair and soak some sun.

You may even go in the water for a refreshing swim or snorkeling. There are countless water activities for your entertainment here. Visiting Île aux Cerfs Island should definitely be on your list if you ever visit Mauritius. 

Grand Bassin

Want to explore the cultural vastness that Mauritius offers? Head on towards the Grand Basin, which is a sacred Hindu site built 1800 feet above sea level.

Here you’ll find a massive 108 feet tall Shiva statue that was built in 2007. The place also has sacred statues of other Hindu Gods such as Ganesh. Since the place is up in the mountains, you’ll need to trek there. It’s basically for those who are fit to make the journey.

Each year, Hindus in Mauritius make a pilgrimage on Maha Shivaratri night (A sacred night for Hindus). If you are there at that time, you can be a part of the ceremonies as well.

Chamarel Waterfall and Seven Coloured Earth

This place shall be a treat for you and for your camera. For here, you shall make some memories that are worth capturing for sure!

The Chamarel Waterfall is the highest one in Mauritius. It’s 100 meters high and has an amazing viewpoint for tourists. And Oh My God, the variety of landscape colors that you shall see here is mind-blowing. 

The place had seen volcanic eruption years back, and the land surface there developed different colors based on the rate they cooled at. You can also take a refreshing swim in the shallow waters underneath the waterfall. Overall, it’s a great place to be when you travel to Mauritius. 

Casela Nature & Leisure Park

Love nature? Visit this place. Casela Nature & Leisure Park is surely amongst the top places that attract tourism in Mauritius. You get to be out in the wild, and you can easily spend a day over here. 

With more than 1500 varieties of birds, plants, and flowers to view, you shall be glad that you made a trip here. Plus, you also get several options for renting vehicles. You can get a segway, or a quad bike. 

Tamarin Beach

The Tamarin Beach is easily amongst the top 3 options in the list of Mauritius beaches. It’s only for those who truly want to step back a little into the time. 

There’s hardly any concrete structures here. A tall building is an absolutely lost concept to this place. Basically, the beach is preserved in its original condition and is truly a delight for those who wish to connect with nature. 

Say hello to the true 1990s by visiting this awesome and exotic beach.

Black River Gorges National Park

A delight for trekkers and a treat for nature lovers- Black River Gorges National Park. The place spreads over 6500 hectares and is definitely worth a visit. 

Here you can find the world’s rarest Pink Pigeons. To maintain the sanctity of the place, you can only go there on foot. If you think you aren’t fit to make the journey, then you must explore other options. 

But those who visit the place describe it as heavenly and miraculous. Just like Mauritius as whole. Or as Mark Twain put it- “Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; heaven being copied after Mauritius.”

Final Words

Mauritius is truly a place to visit. Aside from the calm beaches and nature parks, you can also have several party and casino options. There are tons of bars and casinos in the city. 

The night light here is as exciting as the day life. The above-mentioned places are some of the top tourist options that the city offers. But that’s not all. You can also ask around for some great but not-so-popular tourist spots when you are in Mauritius!