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What makes it into my Mauritius Top 10 lists?
Places I want to get back to time and time again, and the Beach House Bar and Restaurant is sure a place.

What makes it even more important to be good?
These are the places I will take my friends and family plus recommend to others, so as far as I’m concerned they suit my tastes.

We are creatures of habit and whenever we go up North we will make sure we visit the Beach House Grand Baie. In fact, in most cases, the trip is based on an afternoon at the Beach House Grand Baie and we fit other items around it, such as shopping etc.

What is there not to like about the Beach House Grand Baie?
As the name says, its a house (bar/restaurant) on a beach. A long lazy lunch can extend into sundowners watching the waves roll in whilst chatting to friends.

One of the biggest draws for me coming back time and again is that each time you can kick back, chill and let the world go by!

+230 263 2566


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The Intercontinental Hotel at Balaclava was the first hotel I ever stayed at in Mauritius and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were fortunate to be upgraded and ended up with a large beachfront with an enormous terrace.

As the visit to Mauritius was for business we were only booked in for two nights but still managed to take in as much of its facilities and atmosphere as possible. My husband even managed to sneak out for a few hours fishing which the hotel chartered for him.

The beach is well kept and the staff are attentive which you would expect from a 5-star hotel. Rooms are clean and well serviced and the hotel itself is maintained to a modern standard which is sometimes lacking with other hotels (not mentioned in this 'Top 10 Hotels in Mauritius').

The setting is wonderful and you will enjoy the first time you walk through the central reception attrium and see the view done to the beach.

+230 204 1400



Since being on the Island I've been fortunate to go out on many Catamaran trips and have always enjoyed the experience. Even when it rains or the sea was a little choppy the cats. have plenty of places to go and relax to wait for the sun to come out again.

There are many, many catamaran operators on the island and I have listed a few that I know of in the link below which will give you details such as price range, website, videos, open times, and contact details. If you have any you would like to recommend please let me know.

There are a number of catamaran tour operators on the island and you can link to a list we know of below which will give you details on price, location, and contact details.

For Catamaran Cruise Tour Operators go to:

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