- Trou aux Biches
On the northwest coast of Mauritius, Trou aux Biches provides an ideal location for that dream Mauritian holiday. With gorgeous beaches, fantastic hotels and great facilities, Trou aux Biches is a fast-developing holiday resort, close to becoming on of the leading resorts on the island.
Mauritius has a tropical climate, with moderately high temperatures and humidity all year around. Although they reach the mid-30s, temperatures never rise to such high levels that they become unbearable. The wettest period is from January through to March, and during these months cyclones may pass nearby giving occasional heavy rain and wind. May to November is much drier.
It is the first eco-friendly resort in Mauritius and only a short ride away from the capital city of Port Louis. Visit Port Louis for the museums, architecture, markets and beautiful gardens.
Visit Ile de Cerfs for an island of preserved beaches and unique vegetation. The Botanical Garden Centre is found in the Pamplemousse district, famous for its water lily gardens.
A Trou aux Biches holiday places you on an excellent coral beach which stretches around a sheltered lagoon. The pure white sand and clear waters attract a variety of marine life which makes Trou aux Biches a superb holiday destination for those looking to enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving. The white sand, turquoise waters and coconut palms are one of the reasons the area won an award for ‘The World’s Leading Beach Destination’.
Trou d’Eau Douce Beach is a small beach with quiet waters and little else. It is a central drop off and pick-up place to travel to Ile de Cerfs (deer island).
For a cultural and religious experience in Mauritius, visit Triolet and see Maheswarnath temple, Notre Dame de Fatima and Sarvodaya Ashram. This area of Trou aux Biches is home to a majority of the places of worship for visitors to see.
For traditional Mauritian food, visit Cabanne du Pecheur. While it might not somewhere you would regularly check out, it serves local specialities in large servings.
Restaurant Souvenir is another traditional restaurant where reservations are recommended, so you don’t miss out.
If you stay in a self-catering place while in Trou aux Biches, the Chez Popo supermarket is well-stocked with all your needs.
The Beachcomber resort is home to its own restaurants and bars worth checking out, but the La Caravelle bar located close to the beach is the perfect place to watch the sunset.
Mauritius is home to some of the best golf courses in the world. The Beachcomber Golf Resort and Spa offers access to Mont Choisy 18-hole golf course, perfect for golf enthusiasts.
Trou aux Biches is also home to dense coral reefs, and the divingschools give you the opportunity to see the colourful fish in the Indian Ocean.
Submarine trips and snorkelling are also available to book in Trou aux Biches.
Mauritius, in general, is one of the best places in the world to take a bicycle tour. Buses are also available to get you around Mauritius and are all at a reasonable rate.
Taxis are also available all over the island, but be sure to negotiate prices before getting in.