Dreaming of crystal-clear lagoons with warm, fishy waters and deserted beaches? Are you more interested in water sports or are you a contemplative person? Explore the windward coast with some of the most spectacular views in Mauritius, right up to the small village of Grand Gaube where our Mythic Villas & Suites resort is located. Far away from mass tourism in our suites or in a private villa, experience the stay that best suits you.
Grand Bay the vibrant place to be
The seaside resort in the north of Mauritius beats to the rhythm of the many activities offered to its residents and visitors. All the tourist operators operate here and offer a wide range of water and land-based activities to suit all tastes. Catamarans for mini-cruises in the islets, glass-bottom boats, diving trips, scuba diving or the mini submarine depart from its superb crystal-clear bay.
A popular shopping destination in the north, Grand Bay is also renowned for its many restaurants: Mauritian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese or international cuisine, classy or beachfront restaurants, it is a real treat for the taste buds. Many bars and nightclubs attract partygoers till the crack of dawn.
From Cap Malheureux to Grand-Gaube, the emerald coast
The coastal road that winds between pristine beaches and rugged coastline is both beautiful and surprising. Discover it on a scooter or find the perfect place for a delicious picnic prepared by our restaurant L’Atelier.
It’s wide lagoons scattered with islets and rocks are slightly darker due to their depth, turning the green waters into a luminous colour. A gentle breeze helps to reduce the summer heat and its clear waters are home to extraordinary flora and fauna, ideal for snorkelling or glass-bottom boat tours.
Grand-Gaube is a quiet little fishing village where traditional pirogue making practices are still alive, an interesting activity to discover during a walk through its streets lined with coconut trees and multipliants. The view of the northern islands, Coin de Mire, Ile Plate, Ile Ronde and Ile Serpent, as well as the ocean surrounding them, is breathtaking. Closer by and easily reached by boat, Bernache and Gabriel islands offer an enchanting interlude with wild coves and sandy beaches for a Robinson experience.
Take one of the paths that leave the village to face the lagoon on the beautiful Esplanade beach. Although the village has developed in recent years, it has lost none of its original beauty or authenticity. There are few shops or restaurants and bars, but Grand Bay is only a fifteen-minute drive away. Follow our travel diaries to discover our top activities to do on the east coast of Mauritius.
The village’s peaceful atmosphere, the sumptuous views and the uncrowded beaches make Grand-Gaube an ideal place to relax and unwind.
For those who are looking for an active holiday, the splendid beaches of the east offer a variety of water and land-based activities for unforgettable memories.
The east coast of Mauritius is the wildest and offers beautiful emotions in an extraordinary holiday setting. Its uncrowded and somewhat secluded beaches, swept by the year-round trade winds, are ideal for relaxing moments as well as for sporting and adventure activities. By staying at Mythic Villas & Suites, discover a totally different face of Mauritius in the private surroundings of our resort hotel.