Bel Ombre: Mauritius South West Coast Highlights Trip by Van

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Embark on a guided van tour of Bel Ombre Nature Reserve and succumb to the charm of Mauritius’s southwest coast. Discover one exquisite bay after another, such as Jacotet Bay and La Prairie Beach.


  • Hear stories about pirates and naval battles at Jacotet Bay and Sancho Islet
  • Discover the iconic plantation home, Le Château de Bel Ombre, and memorial sites
  • Explore Bel Ombre, St- Martin and Baie du Cap villages, and the scenic Macondé
  • Learn about Bel Ombre's fascinating sugar history at Le Batelage de Bel Ombre
  • Visit La Prairie beach, one of Mauritius’s most iconic beaches, under Le Morne


Discover the southwest coast of Mauritius and its history on a scenic van trip with 11 iconic stops, including Bel Ombre Nature Reserve and Le Chateau de Bel Ombre. Receive an introduction to the area's history, culture, and unspoiled beauty from your local guide. During the tour, explore Jacotet Bay, Sancho Islet, and Bel Ombre Nature Reserve. Listen to your guide's commentary about Bel Ombre's sugar history and visit Le Chateau de Bel Ombre and Le Batelage de Bel Ombre. See the Trevessa Memorial, then discover the St. Martin and Baie du Cap villages. Pass by the Matthew Flinders Memorial before visiting Macondé and La Prairie Beach. Throughout the tour, hear tales of the area's pirate history, naval battles, and more.


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