Haute Rive is a small resort located on the north-east coast of Mauritius in the Riviere du Rempart District. It is home to a selection of hotels while the larger town of Roches Noire is nearby. This part of Mauritius is famed for its stunning scenery. Riviere du Rampart, from where the region gets its name, flows into the Indian Ocean nearby Haute Rive while across the bay is Ilot du Mort, known as Dead Man Island, an island which is known to be the site of several shipwrecks. Visitors with a passion for diving will be at home here, with several dive sites close by for enthusiasts to explore the deep blue ocean.
Mauritius has a tropical climate, with moderately high temperatures and humidity all year around. Temperatures never rise to such high levels that they become unbearable. The wettest period is from Jan-Mar (198-221mm per month); during these months cyclones may pass nearby giving occasional heavy rain/wind. May-Nov are much drier. There is between 7 and 9 sunshine hours per day throughout the year. The south and southeast coast are slightly windier than the rest of the Island.