Blue Bay

Blue Bay is a town in the island country of Mauritius.

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Pingouinvillas

Serviced apartments and studios in a small tropical garden full of flowers under the shade of coconut trees and encircled by cool verandahs bordered by balustrades.


Chantauvent Guesthouse

A thatched house on the beach at Pointe d’Esny in the southeastern part of the island, near the Blue Bay Lagoon. With 15 rooms, studios and apartments.



Shandrani Resort & Spa

All inclusive resort.

SLEEP   —  +230 5603 4343 —  Map

Pingouin Car Rental

OTHER   —  +230 5916 8667 —  94A, Daurades Rd


About Blue Bay

A highlight of any visit to Mauritius will be taking in the relatively undeveloped south of the island, which includes some of the country’s most wonderful scenery and wildest landscapes. While the area around Blue Bay has been a long-established favourite with tourists for its great beaches and crystal-clear waters, the majority of the south coast has no beach, thankfully limiting hotel construction for the most part. One big recent development was the building of three huge luxury hotels on the former sugar estate of Bel Ombre. This was followed in 2006 by the opening of another big luxury hotel in the nearby hamlet of St Felix, all of which will of course contribute to the area’s economy, but, many fear, will also mean Mauritius’ most unspoiled corner will gradually become more and more like the rest of the island. For now though, the area is the most ‘Mauritian’ in the country and the drive along the coastal road from Souillac to Le Morne really shouldn’t be missed. Other highlights include the typically sleepy town of Mahébourg, the wonderful nature reserve Île aux Aigrettes and imposing Lion Mountain, which dominates the region.

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Source: wikivoyage