• Honeymoon or otherwise, there is no dearth of places to visit in Mauritius. Like all good things that come small, Mauritius is a relatively small island but the wonders it holds are numerous and unique. 

    It is a land of abundant beaches and plenty of volcanic mountains that are largely unexplored. One of the most popular honeymoon destinations, it has a multitude of romantic tourist attractions. 

    From the bluest beaches to the greenest hills, from lakes and lagoons to adventurous islands and islets, Mauritius is a breathtaking beauty to fall for.

    Mauritius is also home to a number of nature preserves, heritage sites and museums that are historically and culturally important. Although the lust for these gorgeous white Mauritian beaches is perfectly understandable, ignoring the other wonders that it holds would be a crime. 

    Guided tours of these historic places are deeply knowledgeable, insight-gaining and will take you back in time to the early centuries of Mauritius. 

    This dreamy tropical retreat always keeps the variety alive and never fails to surprise you. So if you’re having trouble deciding the places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon, look no further than this list.

  • Romantic Tourist Attractions In Mauritius

    Mauritius is not the numero uno honeymoon destination for nothing. Its sunny beaches, cool blue oceans and a lot of tucked-away luxury resorts make it the perfect haven for romance seekers.

    Be it the flourishing green nature reserves, the serene lakes or astonishing geological wonders, Mauritius has a thing for all. The colonial mansions and estates in this island nation look straight out of the pages of a Jane Austen novel transporting you to a different era altogether.

    With romance-brewing ambience throughout the place, Mauritius will make you fall in love with it and leave you wanting to keep coming back for more. Let’s take you through a few of these romantic places in Mauritius.
  • 01Black River Gorges National Park

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    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. 

    Visit this largest nature reserve of Mauritius during the flowering season to witness it in all its glory.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 61 kms from SSR International Airport, about 30 minutes from Chamarel

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Beach, Curepipe, Chamarel

    Location: Plaine Champagne road, Mauritius

    Best time to visit: September to January offers beautiful views as it’s the flowering season

    What to carry: wet weather gear due to rainfall

  • 02Mauritius Botanical Garden

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    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. 

    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.

    Distance From nearest airport and How to reach: 59.4kms from SSR International Airport, about 15 minutes’ drive from Port Louis

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Grand Baie Beach, Pointe aux Biches, Trou aux Biches

    Price for Fees: INR 390/10USD

    Location: Pamplemousses District, North Mauritius

    Operating hours: 8.30am-5.00pm

    Any other specialty: It is the oldest garden in the Southern Hemisphere

  • 03Chamarel Park

    The Chamarel Park holds interesting attractions that makes it a must visit during your time in Mauritius. The Seven Coloured Earth of Chamarel is a spectacular wonder formed by geological phenomenon. 

    The magnificent Chamarel Waterfall on the Riviere du Cap, plunging 95m below spraying water like mist is a postcard view of Mauritius. The Rhumerie de Chamarel is a distillery nearby that offers some delicious rum tastings.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 44.4kms from SSR International Airport, about 1-hour drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne, Black River Gorges, Saint Anna

    Location: Chamarel Village, Riviere Noire District

    Any other specialty: only place in the world with 7 coloured earth in one place

  • 04Eureka Creole House

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    Built in 1830 by the River Moka, the Eureka House looks like the embodiment of Pemberley Estates from ‘Pride and Prejudice’. 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.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 39 kms from SSR International Airport, about 15 minutes from Port Louis

    Price for two: 1500INR/24USD

    Location: Maison Eureka, Moka District, Mauritius

    Operating hours: 9.00am-5.00pm from Monday-Saturday, 9.00am-3.00pm on Sundays and Public Holidays

  • Incredible Places To Visit In Mauritius

    Mauritius was born out of gigantic underwater volcanoes and is in itself an incredible creation of nature. The trippy atmosphere and ambience is high on travel and will certainly make a travel junkie out of you.

    So if you want to spend the rest of your life being addicted to travel and exploring, then visit Mauritius by all means. The place has such amazing and extraordinary scape with outlets to the ocean at just around any corner, that it will make you feel miserable about the place you live in and jealous of those residing in Mauritius.

    If we were to count incredible places in Mauritius, the list would be rather long and unending.
  • 05Ganga Talao

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    The Ganga Talao is a sacred lake of the Hindus in Mauritius and is an important part of the religious culture here. 

    The divine lake is outlined by shrines of Hindu Gods and Goddesses and is usually a calm and peaceful place. On the night of Maha Shivratri this place is flocked by lakhs of devotees to celebrate this auspicious festival.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 25.5kms from SSR International Airport, about 30 minutes’ drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Chamarel, Bel Ombre, La Vanille Nature Park

    Location: Grand Bassin, Savanne District

    Any other specialty: Third highest statue of Shiva in the world, the Mangal Mahadev resides here.

    Know before you go: Dress modestly

  • 06La Vanille Crocodile Park

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    The La Vanille Crocodile Park has over 2000 nile crocodiles bred in captivity and are being raised here. The park also has a massive collection of butterflies and insects preserved in their insectarium.

     It is also home to the largest number of Aldabra and Radiata tortoises in captivity. The sheer variety of fauna in this park makes it an incredible place to visit in Mauritius. 

    You can take pictures with baby crocs, feed tortoises or meet “Domino”, the largest Aldabra tortoise in the facility.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 24kms from SSR International Airport, about 30 minutes by car

    Price for two: 1800 INR/30USD

    Location: Riviere des Anguilles, Savanne District, Mauritius

    Operating hours: 9.30am-5.00pm

  • 07Château de Labourdonnais

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    The Château de Labourdonnais is a stunning colonial mansion inspired by Italian neo-classical architecture. Surrounded by lush greenery on all sides, its garden is home to a large variety of endemic plants and exotic trees. 

    A very interesting and interactive guided tour of the house is essential. One of the best Mauritius places to visit for honeymoon, couples can get a feel of colonial romance. End the tour by high-quality fine rum tastings offered at their in-house distillery.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 64.6 kms from SSR International Airport, more than an hour via M2

    Nearby Beaches and Attractions: Grand Baie, Triolet, Mont Choisy Beach

    Price for two: 1700 INR/27USD

    Location: Riviere du Rempart, Mauritius

  • Beautiful Beaches In Mauritius For Honeymooners

    Ethereal white sandy beaches, emerald lagoons and hidden coves, stunning coastlines dotted with coconut trees. Some of the most romantic places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon are its beaches. 

    The beach scene here is totally trippy with beach huts and shacks, party places by the beach and awesome delicious seafood from fresh catches. Most of these beaches are almost empty during the early hours or in the late afternoons. 

    So you can easily take a romantic stroll along the long beautiful coastline with no one in sight except for a few lovely couples like yourselves hoping to spend quality time in the company of their partners. Have a look at these amazing beaches.

  • 08Le Morne Beaches

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    On the west coast of the magnificent Le Morne Peninsula, lies the stunning Le Morne Beach at the foot of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Le Morne Brabant. 

    One of the most visited places during Honeymoon in Mauritius; it has the most captivating shoreline with picturesque views. 

    Couples can visit the beach for leisure and sightseeing or indulge in some great water activities like scuba diving or kayaking.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 54.6kms from SSR International Airport, 1hour 15minutes via B103

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Le Morne Brabant, Baie du Cap, Bel Ombre, Chamarel

    Location: Le Morne, Riviere Noire district

    Best time to visit: all year round

    Activities: surfing, swimming and more

  • 09Tamarin Beach

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    Another gorgeous west coast beach of Mauritius, the Tamarin beach is located on the Tamarin Bay just past the Black River Village. 

    The topographic view from the coastline is amazing with the sparkling blue ocean and the towering Black River mountain ranges in the background. It is very popular among locals and westerners for its ideal surfing spots.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 50.4kms from SSR International Airport, Take Phoenix-Beau Songes Link Rd and A3 to Anthurium Ln in Rivière Noir

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Black River, Le Morne, Flic en Flac beach

    Location: Tamarin, Riviere Noire district

    Best time to visit: All year round

    Activities: swim with dolphins, standup paddling, speed boat trips

  • 10Flic en Flac Beach

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    Favoured by many during their Mauritius Honeymoon, the beach is the most popular west coast beach blessed with a long stretch of soft sand and a calm blue lagoon. 

    Couples can simply enjoy the sun on sand or take a dip in the ocean, especially on the less crowded weekdays.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 47.1kms from SSR International Airport, Take Phoenix-Beau Songes Link Rd to Coastal Road in Flic en Flac

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Casela World of Adventures, Black River, Tamarin Bay

    Location: Coastal Road, Flic en Flac, Riviere Noire

    Best time to visit: All year round

    Activities: horseback riding on the beach, parasailing, catamaran tours, scuba diving and more

  • 11Gris Gris Beach

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    The most unusual beach of Mauritius situated on the southernmost tip is one of the most fascinating Mauritius honeymoon places and is certainly not to be missed. 

    The absence of a coral barrier causes the waves to crash at the cliff bases splashing it over with water. Rugged and raw, it is nature at its best. One can enjoy the view sitting on the benches laid along the beach as water activities aren’t allowed.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach: 30.3kms from SSR International Airport. Follow Viconte de Souillac to B9

    Nearby beaches and attractions: La Vanille Nature Park, Riambel Beach, Rochester Falls

    Location: Souillac, Savanne district

    Best time to visit: All year round

  • 12St Félix Beach

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    This secluded and mysterious beach is perhaps Mauritius’ best kept secret and thus makes it an intriguing Mauritius honeymoon destination. 

    Considered as the best beach second to the Le Morne, it is perfect for couples due to its immaculate white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters and dense green vegetation providing perfect contrast to the surroundings. Swimming isn’t allowed due to strong currents and scattered corals.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach: 30.3kms from SSR International Airport. From A9 drive to B9 in Savanne

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Baie du Cap, Bel Ombre, La Vanille Nature Park

    Location: Savanne District

    Best time to visit: All year round

    Activities: Deep sea fishing and speed boat trip

  • 13Riviere des Galets Beach

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    Yet another unusual beach that has practically no sand on it, the Riviere des Galets is a stunning beauty. Its shore is covered in thousands of small pebbles that glistened in the sun from being constantly wet by the water. 

    One of the most picturesque spots for a photo-shoot, the beach is very popular among newlyweds. A quaint little island called Ilot Sancho can be found after walking a few minutes from the beach.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach: 38.6kms from SSR International Airport. From A9 drive to B9 in Savanne

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Baie du Cap, La Vanille Natural Park

    Location: Savanne district

    Best time to visit: all year round

  • 14Belle Mare Beach

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    Belle Mare Beach on the east coast has the most stunning and gorgeous views of the horizon. The different shades of water, from turquoise near the beach to emerald, and then to deep blue where the depths are just magnificent. 

    This is the perfect place to enact the quintessential romantic scene of riding into the sunset on horseback with the love of your life.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 61.1kms from SSR International Airport, reachable by car or taxi

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Palmer Public Beach, Mahebourg, Poste Lafayette Public Beach

    Location: South-East Coast, Flacq District, Mauritius

    Best time to visit: All year round

    Activities: Catamaran cruises, horseback riding, parasailing and more

  • 15Blue Bay Beach

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    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.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach: 10.6kms from SSR International Airport, 10 minutes’ drive by car.

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: La Cambuse Beach, Iles des Deux Cocos

    Location: Mahebourg, Grand Port District

    Any other specialty: Blue Bay Marine Park, first and biggest marine park in Mauritius

    Best time to visit: All year round

    Activities: Glass bottom boat rides, snorkeling excursions to marine park, catamaran or speedboat cruises to islets like Ile Aigrettes

  • 16Pereybere Beach

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    Among the north coast beaches of Mauritius, Pereybere is a little piece of heaven. The calm turquoise sea and white sandy beaches fringed with coconut trees providing relief from the heat, it’s the perfect tropical paradise. 

    The calm coral reefed bay makes it an ideal place for inexperienced swimmers. The beach scene is lively and vibrant with people sitting on deckchairs and vendors selling fruits and ice creams.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach: 75.7kms from SSR International Airport. Take Chemin du Vieux Moulin Casse to B13 in Grand Baie

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Cap Malheureux, Grand Bay Beach, Mont Choisy Beach

    Location: Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart

    Best time to visit: All year round

  • 17Trou aux Biches Beach

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    Trou aux Biches Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Mauritius. The sand doesn’t get softer, finer and whiter than here. 

    The protective coral reef barrier reaching almost to the beach in certain parts creates lagoons on the beach making it one of the best places for swimming, snorkeling and other water activities.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 65.8kms from SSR International Airport, reachable by car or buses from Port Louis

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Pointe aux Biches, Mauritius Aquarium, Triolet, Maheshwarnath Temple

    Location: North-West Coast, Pamplemousses District, Mauritius

    Best time to visit: All year round

    Activities: Snorkeling, diving into some of the most famous diving sites, deep-sea fishing trips

  • Magnificent Waterfalls In Mauritius

    Breaking away from the conventional image of its balmy white beaches and turquoise oceans, the place is also a secret haven of magnificent waterfalls, the views of which are no less charming than those beaches that make everybody raving about them.

    Mauritius never ceases to surprise us. Gorgeous streams of gushing water that plummet from great heights and pools at the bottom to form natural plunge pools are perfect for an enjoyable swim.

    The abundant tropical forests around these falls shelter them like a seashell protecting the pearl inside creating a soul-soothing sight. Offering seclusion due to their isolated locations, these falls are a hidden paradise and must be visited by couples on their Mauritius Honeymoon.
  • 18Alexandra Falls

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    The magnificent Alexandra Falls is a vision to be savoured. Easily accessible by going towards Plaine Champagne and heading towards Grand Bassin, look out for the signpost of Alexandra Falls Viewpoint. 

    Located in the Black River Gorges National Park at about 700m above the sea level, watch the cascading waterfall plunge to the depths below. Hike the trail amidst Chinese Guava bushes, cross little rivulets and enjoy the spectacular journey while soaking in stellar views of the place.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach- 32 kms from SSR International Airport. Take M2, B88- Grand Bassin and Bois Cheri Road in Savanne

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Black River Gorges National Park, Baie du Cap

    Location: Savanne District

  • 19Chamarel Waterfalls

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    The highest waterfall in Mauritius is often the most visited among attractions during Mauritius Honeymoon. Situated in the geologically intriguing Chamarel Park, the waterfall has some of the oldest volcanic rocks that can be traced back to million years ago. 

    The majestic stream plunges to a depth of 100 meters below in three distinct streams forming a natural oval shaped pool. 

    The surroundings are fresh vibrant green filled with various flora and fauna making the view spectacular and soul-soothing.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 44.4kms from SSR International Airport, about 1-hour drive by car

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Le Morne, Black River Gorges, Seven Coloured Earth of Chamarel

    Location: Chamarel Village, Riviere Noire District, Mauritius

  • 20Grand River South East

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    A must visit among Mauritius honeymoon places, 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. A trip to the nearby Ile aux Cerfs can also be taken from here.

    Distance from Nearest Airport and How to reach: 34 kms from SSR International Airport. Drive from B28 to Flacq District, take the 3rd exit at the roundabout

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Beau Champ, Ile aux Cerfs, Ilot Mangenie

    Location: Grand River South East, Flacq District

  • 21Rochester Falls

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    The Rochester Falls is the widest one in Mauritius and lies a few kilometers away from Souillac village. 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.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 32.9kms from SSR International Airport. Drive to Surinam and continuing on B10 drive to Chamouny Road.

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Bel Ombre, Riambel Beach, Gris Gris Beach, La Vanille nature Park

    Location: Suriname, Savanne District

  • 22Tamarind Falls

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    The Tamarind Falls is also known as the “Sept Cascades” due to the seven different falls seen at this place, its source being the majestic Tamarin River. The luxuriant ranges of plants and the vegetation surrounding the falls impart a dense green colour to the water that pools at the bottom. 

    Embark on a full-day hiking trip to this adventurous place and discover amazing flora and fauna. It is one of the most arresting canyons of Mauritius.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 36 kms from SSR International Airport, about 45 minutes’ drive

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tamarin Public Beach, Curepipe Botanic Garden, Trou aux Cerfs

    Location: near Henrietta Village, Plaine Wilhems district

    Activities: Hiking and Canyoning

  • 23Eureka Falls

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    Located within the grounds of the colonial Eureka Mansion, the Eureka Falls look straight out of a picture. Four gushing waterfalls set amidst the most luxuriant greenery with the sunlight filtering through their dense canopies; the vision is a balm for your soul. 

    The path leading down to the falls is equally wonderful with endemic and rare species of plants and animals. The pool has cool water perfect for a relaxing bath that will rejuvenate you.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 39 kms from SSR International Airport. After exit from M2, take A7 and Leclezio Ave

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Beau-Bassin Rose Hill, Port Louis Waterfront, Le Pouce

    Location: Eureka- La Maison Creole, Moka District

  • 24Exil Waterfalls

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    On the southernmost slopes of the island, the Exil canyon banking on the Savanna River provides the setting for the beautiful Exil Waterfalls. 

    Surrounded by lush forests that are inhabited by various species of plants and animals, the view is spectacular. The water after the fall pools into a pond below with rocks and boulders making way for little streams. If feeling a little adventurous, try abseiling or jumping in the pool.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: About 45 minutes from SSR International Airport and 20 minutes from Souillac Sugar cane Train Station

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: BigFoot Adventure, Gris Gris Beach

    Location: near Souillac Beach, Savanne District

    Activities: abseiling, swimming, jumping from cliff-tops

  • Spectacular Museums In Mauritius

    The museums of Mauritius depict this globalized island in a different and deeper light and are its treasure. Delving into its past, its consuming history that has created the Mauritius of today, a cultural and heritage tour of these museums will surely touch your heart. 

    The glaring diversity in the population and culture of Mauritius that is strongly influenced by Indian, South-African, Chinese and European ways speaks a lot about its bygone centuries and historical ties with these nations. 

    Battle settlements, forts and watchtowers, a colossal collection of documents and records of naval engagements have been restored from ruins and preserved as national museums and culture and information centers. A visit to these museums is indispensable.

  • 25Blue Penny Museum

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    Delve right into the rich history and culture of Mauritius at this intriguing place. One of the most incredible honeymoon destinations Mauritius, the museum boasts two issues of the renowned ‘Post Office’ stamp dating back to 1847. 

    Go for a general visit, a themed visit or a guided tour of the museum and be awed by the overwhelming information.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 46.9kms from SSR International Airport, about 5minutes drive after the exit from M2

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Port Louis Casino, Aapravasi Ghat, Mauritius Postal Museum, Windmill Museum

    Price for two: 475 INR/7USD per person

    Location: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis District

    Opening hours: 10.00am-5.00pm daily except on Sundays and public holidays

  • 26Mauritius Postal Museum

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    The Postal Museum has few of the world’s most famous and expensive stamps on collection. Their most prized collection is however the unused One Penny and Two pence coins. 

    Apart from other Locally Printed Classics Stamps, old letter boxes, prepaid envelopes from 1861, telegraph stations and automatic stamp machines are also on display. A must visit for philatelists on their Honeymoon in Mauritius.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 47.1kms from SSR International Airport. Continue on Quay St. after exit from M2

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Port Louis Waterfront, Windmill Museum, Aapravasi Ghat

    Price for two: 290 INR/5 USD per person

    Location: Port Louis District

    Opening hours: Monday-Friday from 9.30am-4.30pm, Saturday and Public Holidays from 9.30am-3.30am

  • 27The Martello Tower Museum

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    Yet another of the historic Mauritius places to visit for honeymoon is the Martello Tower that was restored and opened as a museum. 

    Inspired by the French and built by the British, this settlement was never used in action. Admire the architecture or the splendid views of the Le Morne from its roof.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 54 kms from SSR International Airport. Take Phoenix-Beau Songes Link Rd and A3 to La Preneuse in Black River

    Price for two: 155 INR/2.5USD on weekdays, 116 INR/2USD on weekends per person, last Saturday of every month has fee entry

    Location: La Preneuse, Riviere Noire district

    Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday from 9.30am-5.00pm, Sundays and Public Holidays from 9.30am-1.00pm

  • 28Museum of Indian Immigration in Mauritius

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    The Museum of Indian Immigration comes under the purview of Mauritius Museums Council in the specialised Museums category. Its mission is to collect, preserve and disseminate the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Indian origin Mauritians. 

    The Indian Immigration Archives housed here has a mammoth collection of documents like list of indentured Indian immigrants, marriage certificates, contractual engagement of indentured labourers and a whopping 225,000 passport-sized photographs of them.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 37.7kms from SSR International Airport. 3minutes on A7 after exit from M2

    Price for two: free entrance

    Location: Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Moka

    Opening hours: Monday-Friday from 9.00am-4.00pm, closed on weekends and public Holidays

  • 29National History Museum of Mauritius

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    This is one of the most interesting places to visit in Mauritius for honeymoon housed in the Gheude Castle, a majestic French colonial mansion. 

    The surroundings are beautiful lined with pine trees. The museum has sections dedicated to the Naval Battle of Grand Port, the Dutch Settlement period in Mauritius, the Regal or standard coinage of British India and more. Teeming with historical information on Mauritius, the pace is astounding.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 8.4kms from SSR International Airport, 12 minutes via A10

    Nearby beaches and attractions: Blue Bay, Pointe d’Esny, La Cambuse Public beach

    Location: Royal Road, Mahébourg

    Opening hours: Monday-Saturday from 9.00am-4.00pm, Sundays and Public Holidays from 9.00am-12.00pm

  • Other Astonishing Honeymoon Places In Mauritius

    if Mauritius was a person, then ‘astonishing’ would be its middle name among many others. The sheer variety in its topography is amazing and unique. 

    Being a total package, it has beaches, lagoons and coves, hills and mountain ranges, a very own peninsula, and not to mention the multitudinous diversity in its flora and fauna. 

    Add to that it's intense history of the past, a lot of which are protected and preserved in museums, a heterogeneous mix of inhabitants and cultures and its awesome contemporary fusion and authentic indigenous cuisines. To find reasons to visit this spectacular island is a tiring job. So let’s give you some more of Mauritius to help you decide.

  • 30Trou Aux Cerfs

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    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.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 28.5kms from SSR International Airport. Drive into Swami Sivananda Avenue and follow the signs to Darne, which is one street away from Trou aux Cerfs.

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Curepipe Botanic Garden, Casela World of Adventures

    Location: Trou aux Cerfs Road, Curepipe, Mauritius

    Its history: only undead volcano in Mauritius

  • 31Fort Adelaide

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    One of the historical remnants of the British rule that has been restored and preserved as a National Museum to protect Mauritius’ heritage. Situated at 240 ft above sea level atop the Petite Montagne hill, Fort Adelaide, also known as the Citadel, was built as a protective measure against prospective French rebels. 

    The top of the fort offers a 360 degree view of Port Louis and its harbor, the ocean and the dramatic Moka Ranges.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 28.5kms from SSR International Airport. Take A1, Sir William Newton St and Dauphine St to Sebastopol St

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Tombeau Bay, Le Goulet Beach, Balaclava, Ville Valio Beach

    Location: Sebastopol St, Port Louis, Mauritius

  • 32Aapravasi Ghat

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    This place holds immense historical and economic importance and significance in world history. Counted among the greatest migrations to have occurred ever, this is where the modern indentured labour diaspora began. 

    About half a million Indian indentured labourers passed through the Aapravasi Ghat to work on the sugar plantations of Mauritius and other plantations of Europe. The place represents the initiation of ‘the Great Experiment’ by the British; to use ‘free labour’ after slavery was abolished.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 47.3kms from SSR International Airport. Follow M2 to Quay St in Port Louis

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Port Louis Waterfront, Windmill Museum, Mauritius Postal Museum, Caudan Waterfront

    Location: Quay Street, Port Louis district

  • 33Flic En Flac Casino

    A 6,000 square foot casino floor that presents 11 table games and 53 machine slots, located on the beautiful seaside of Flic en Flac. Games being played here are Blackjack, American Roulette and Oasis Stud Poker. Indulge in games or simply enjoy the fascinating atmosphere here.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 45kms from SSR International Airport, about 50 minutes’ drive

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Flic en Flac beach, Tamarin Public Beach, Black River

    Location: Pasadena Building, Royal Road, Riviere Noire district

    Opening hours: Open everyday from 9.00pm-3.00am for table games, from 10.00pm-3.00am for slots.

    Know before you go: Dress code is smart casual, only English and French spoken, foreign currencies are accepted

  • 34Le Morne Brabant

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    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.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 54.7kms from SSR International Airport. Drive from M2 to B103 and B9 to Rivière Noire district

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Baie du Cap, Chamarel, Black River Gorges

    Location: Le Morne, Riviere Noire District, Mauritius

    What’s so special about it: It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • 35Le Pouce Mountain

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    Le Pouce is the third highest mountain of Mauritius at a height of 812 meters. It is a part of the Moka Range and is the highlight of Port Louis being clearly visible from anywhere in the city. 

    It is named after its characteristic thumb shaped peak. The trek to the top is easily hike-able making it one of the best places to visit during Honeymoon in Mauritius. 

    The Le Pouce Mountain Screwpine, an endangered endemic flora is found to grow here.

    Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: 41.5kms from SSR International Airport. Take A7 after exit from M2

    Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Long Mountain, Beau-Bassin Rose Hill, La Laura-Malenga

    Location: Le Pouce, Moka district


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