The village of Grand Baie Mauritius (or Grand Bay) is favourite of tourists from all around the world. Once called De Bogt Zonder Eyndt (Bay Without End), the village is located on the northwest coast of Mauritius in a large bay. The bay creates a lagoon acting as a natural harbour and Grand Baie owes its popularity to its amazing beach. The village is located about 25 km north of Port Louis, capital of Mauritius. Today, the resort village of Grand Bay is the most popular holiday destination in Mauritius. If you are looking for crystal-clear waters of deep glistening emerald green, a variety of exciting water sports, and pristine, white sand beaches, therefore Grand Baie is the perfect location for an enjoyable day or an entire vacation next to this calm bay.
The public beach of Grand Baie is located in the center of Grand Baie therefore you can not miss it! Maritime traffic is very active within the bay with boats and catamarans thus the public beach is only a small area where you can swim. Here, the beautiful water has an alluring gradience from milky white to a clear turquoise. It will literally took your breath away! The public beach of Grand Baie is easily accessible and guests have many facilities all along the beach such as spicy fresh pineapples dipped in tamarind and chilli, mouth watering coconuts, ripe juicy mangoes fast food stands and beach restaurants and much more. You could sit on the beach all day and just snack!
Grand Baie Mauritius has something for everyone. For the shoppers, it has a variety of fashion and craft shops. Grand Baie is unique in the fact that you can find traditional shops alongside modern malls and designer shops worldwide. Due to the variety of shops and shopping centers, Grand Baie is definitely a shopping destination for clothing, jewelry, textiles and souvenirs. For the more sporty tourists, activities include swimming, sailing, windsurfing, parasailing, and diving. Or you can just spend the day lounging on one of Grand Baie’s beautiful beaches and enjoy the breathtaking view. Furthermore it is the point of departure for trips to tiny islands nearby. You can go on boat excursions to the islands to the north of Mauritius: Gunners’ Quoin, Flat Island, Round Island, and Serpent Island.
If you feel like partying then Grand Baie Mauritius is the perfect place to be. It is the host to the nightlife of the island and with the biggest variety of clubs on the island. With its lovely beaches, great shopping and lively nightlife, everyone can find something here to make for a memorable holiday. If you ever visit Mauritius, head north to Grand Baie and go exploring, certainly you will have great holidays!