Pointe aux Piments is located on the north-west coast of Mauritius, near Trou aux Biches, and boasts one of the best beaches on the island. The area is rapidly growing to be one of the most popular tourist resorts in Mauritius. Locally there is a lot to see and do, including golf, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, boat trips and submarine rides.
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.