Swim and snorkel in calm waters and embark on a submarine adventure in the Mauritian town of Trou aux Biches. Ride horses through tranquil rainforests and across shorelines, try delicious island cuisine and enjoy lagoon views from your oceanfront accommodations.
Visit the famous 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) sandy stretch of Trou aux Biches Beach. Relax under the shade of straw umbrellas or dive into the warm water and admire glorious island scenery while floating on gentle waves. Rent snorkeling equipment on the shore and swim out to the colorful reef through shallow, clear waters. From Trou aux Biches Beach, walk west for 30 minutes and find another pleasant, secluded swimming spot, Mont Choisy Beach.
Back in town, view a stunning array of tropical reef fish and turtles at the Mauritius Aquarium. For a more adventurous marine experience, take a submarine trip with Blue Safari Submarine. Throughout the 2-hour expedition, admire coral reefs and tropical marine life at a depth of 115 feet (35 meters).
Enjoy horseback adventures over 1,606 acres (650 hectares) of lush greenery with a local riding school. Spot deer, wild tortoises and farm animals as you breeze through breathtaking island settings. Book a sunset tour and ride across sandy shores under a brilliant orange sky. For more wildlife encounters, drive 30 minutes southeast to see rare birds at the Rivulet Terre Rouge Bird Sanctuary.
As your appetite builds, visit an award-winning Trou aux Biches restaurant for delightful local dishes. Try South African fare, which includes flavorsome steaks, curries and burgers. The fresh seafood is also exceptional.
Stay in luxury at a 5-star beach resort. Marvel at vistas over the lagoon from the deck of your private villa. Take in the hotel’s attractive island-style décor. Spend glorious days in the sun, as you swim in your private pool.
Travel to Trou aux Biches in 1 hour from Mauritius International Airport. At Trou aux Biches, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, local food and great beaches and accommodations on Mauritius.