If you have decided to buy a property in Mauritius provided you can indulge your passion for hiking, here are our leads.
Can we really go hiking in Mauritius?
Essential question for the passionate of this activity: is it really possible to go hiking in Mauritius? If Mauritius is known throughout the world for its beaches, its hiking trails are simply abundant!
Where to find hiking trails in Mauritius?
Hiking trails can be found literally in the four corners of Mauritius. What you should know about each region, in order to select the one where you will marry your passion and your real estate project.
Hiking in the north of Mauritius
The north of Mauritius is known for its pleasant climate, idyllic beaches, lively cities, proximity to amenities and international schools. Benefiting from a multicultural environment, this part of the country includes Grand-Baie, Pereybère, Calodyne, Mont Choisy and Cap Malheureux.
To complete this already convincing picture, the north of Mauritius has no less than 7 hiking trails: Guiby Peak, Montagne Longue, La Nicolière, Montagne Calebasses, Les Deux Mamelles, Le Pouce and Montagne des Signaux.
Hiking in the south of Mauritius
Wild and less touristy region of Mauritius, the south is closer to nature. Rather quiet, far from the hustle and bustle of city life and tourism, this part of the country has an environment that invites you to find yourself.
Why not through its many hiking trails? Let’s mention La Montagne Lagrave, Montagne La Porte, Mont Cocotte, Piton Savanne, Trou Kanaka, Montagne Lion or Piton du Canot.
Hiking in the east of Mauritius
It has some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, but it also has a quiet, peaceful and authentic village atmosphere. Add to that extraordinary golf courses, designed to magnify the region’s discreet hotels. Among the important villages in the east of Mauritius is Post Lafayette.
As for the hikers, they will appreciate the proximity of Montagne Blanche, Montagne Bambous, Le Chat and La Souris.
Hiking in the west of Mauritius
Tamarin and Flic en Flac are the two most lively villages in this part of the island. Touristy to the core, it has no shortage of amenities, while its good-natured nightlife allows you to disconnect after a day’s work. Finally, the beaches of this part of the country are famous and very popular, both by tourists and Mauritians.
Hikers can add Parakeet Trail, 7 Cascades, La Tourelle de Tamarin, Montagne Trois Mamelles, Piton de la petite Rivière Noire, Corps de Garde and Macchabé to their list of trails to hike!
As you can see, its surface of 2 040 km² is far from being a handicap. On the contrary, the small size of Mauritius is convenient for hiking enthusiasts. Whatever the region in which they decide to buy their property, they will always find several leads to discover.