Idle, tranquil beaches along with minuscule islands inhabited by
tropical bird species best describe the island’s northern coast.
Live the good life aboard your luxury
charter mega yacht or luxury
charter catamaran and visit serene bays, plush gardens and
immaculate beaches comprising this part of
Mauritius. Tombeau Bay is dangerous yet magnificent
and will instantly make you fall in under its spell. Grand Bay
boasts premium beaches hidden under lush coconut palm trees making
you feel in heaven. These and many other harbors await your
discovery during your luxury charter vacation.
Tombeau Bay is located 10 kilometers north of Port-Louis. This
perilous yet charming basin unveils picturesque, unparalleled views
to everyone who chooses to visit it. Piéter Both, Governor-General
of the Dutch East Indies, drowned here with the crew of his sunken
ship. The bay is also known to have inspired Jacques-Henri
Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, an 18th century French writer and
botanist best known for his novel Paul et Virginie taking place in
Mauritius. Rustic and sumptuous, Tombeau Bay reveals
great charm of the East Indies so do not hesitate to spend your
vacation in this part of Mauritius.
Located no more than 25 kilometers north of Port-Louis, Grand Bay
prides in its beaches sheltered under verdant coconut palm trees,
tropical oaks as well as vibrant bougainvillea flowers. These
beaches have become very popular among tourists in
Mauritius thanks to premium boutiques, elegant
restaurants and a bustling nightlife. The coastline boasts luxury
resorts and plenty of water fun to make your luxury
charter vacation simply unforgettable. In Pointe aux Piments
make sure to visit the gardens of Hotel Maritim to view the ruins
of the ancient French Arsenal destroyed in 1774. Cap Malheureux is
a quaint fishing village, the northernmost tip of the island, where
stands an enchanting red-roofed little church reverberating with
Sunday- mass gospels. In Grand-Gaube cairns of blue-black lava
embellish sugarcane fields. There are plenty more wonders to
discover in Mauritius during your luxury
charter vacation with Sunreef Yachts Charter.
The "Grapefruit Garden" is located only 12 kilometers north-east of
Port-Louis and is open to visitors everyday between 6am until 6pm.
Enter and take your sweet time to discover this natural wonder.
Commonly referred to as the Grapefruit Garden, this oasis, Sir
Seewosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden, was named after “the Father of
the Nation”. Shielded by a wrought iron gate, Mon Plaisir is a
chateau formerly owned by Mahé de la Bourdonnais who ordered the
planting of a vegetable garden. It was here that Pierre Poivre
attempted growing spices for the first time. Céré, a notable
botanist, was next in charge of the garden and enriched it with
cinnamomum trees, cloves and rare tropical tree species. Stroll
through traveller’s palms, almond trees and pepper plants shading
the garden’s alleys. It is most notable for its talipot palms known
for blossoming once every fifty years, before dying. Spend an
afternoon on land and escape from it all to discover a truly
magical world. In the village are the remains of the ancient slave
market and its historic cemetery is the tomb of Emeline de Carcenac
de Bragard, Baudelaire’s Creole mistress and that of Father
Buonavita. Your luxury
charter vacation with Sunreef Yachts Charter
will be nothing but a bliss.
Trou-aux-Biches and Mont-Choisy are located only 10 kilometers
south-east of Grand Bay. Trou-aux-Biches is a popular beach
bordered with luxury beachfront resorts opening up to Anse de
Mont-Choisy, an idyllic place for picnicking under plush coconut
palm trees. At the mouth of the bay is Pointe aux Canonniers, once
the French colonizers’ military camps. Relics, such as a lighthouse
which was in use until 1932, can be found in the garden of Hôtel
4 kilometers away from Trou-aux-Biches is the Triolet Temple in the
village of Triolet, a temple very strict towards visitors. If you
wish to enter, you must do so barefoot and cannot wear any leather.
This Hindu temple boasts a vibrant architecture and is greatly
honored in Mauritius. Altars are abundant with
offerings left by pilgrims.