Ride horses across glorious beaches, mountain climb, windsurf and relax in 5-star accommodations at this stunning UNESCO site on the island of Mauritius.
Visit the Mauritian peninsula of Le Morne for an unforgettable island vacation. Embark on a fascinating guided mountain trek with views over a blue-green lagoon. Ride horseback over beaches and through some of the island’s most tranquil forests, windsurf across sparkling waters and pamper yourself in a luxury beach resort.
Spend an adventurous day climbing Le Morne Brabant Mountain, listed as a UNESCO site in 2008. Book your trek with a local guide and discover the mountain’s scenic rock peak, dotted with overhangs, rare plants and caves. Learn about the history of Le Morne Brabant Mountain as a refuge for runaway slaves and a symbol of resistance against their captors, before the Abolition of Slavery in 1835. After climbing the 1,824-foot (556-meter) summit, gaze over the lagoon below, with the Benitiers islands to the north and Fourneau Island to the south.
For an invigorating horse ride across idyllic landscape, head to the equestrian center Haras du Morne. Pass through stretches of rainforest on horseback and watch for wild deer. Reach the ocean and ride along the water’s edge. After unsaddling, take a revitalizing swim in the tropical waters. Be sure to pack your camera and ask one of the guides to capture your precious moments in nature.
Appreciate Le Morne’s sheltered coves, ideal for learning and practicing watersports. Book an intensive windsurfing or kite surfing course with a reliable organization in Le Morne. No matter your skill level, enjoy a day of activities on the water amid scenic island surroundings.
Stay in 5-star luxury suites and wake up to dramatic views of Le Morne Brabant Mountain and the lagoon. Enjoy private, sandy beaches and blooming tropical gardens of Le Morne’s hotels. Float in peaceful pools and hot spas. Try fresh, island-inspired dishes at Le Morne’s renowned restaurants.
Travel to Le Morne in 1 hour by rental car or taxi from Mauritius International Airport. Visit Le Morne to enjoy a tropical oasis full of adventurous, scenic island activities.