Mauritius is famous for its water sports spots. If you want to combine business with pleasure, and more specifically buy a property in a region known for its many possibilities in this area, here are some avenues to explore!
What water activities can be done in Mauritius and where?
Mauritius being located on the Indian Ocean, it has a long list of water sports, and of course, the spots that go with them. Among the most reputable and appreciated are:
Stand-Up Paddle (SUP): to take your paddle out every day without having to drive several kilometers and add all the logistics that go with it, Tamarin Bay, located on the west coast of the island, is the ideal place to practice this water sport. Surrounded by the unique wilderness, experience the beauty of the island every day from your Stand Up Paddle.
Scuba diving: with 200 species of corals and more than 430 marine species to observe, diving can be practiced all over the island, with however a stronger concentration of natural beauty on the northern and western coasts.
Windsurfing: head south to take advantage of the winter winds that blow in Le Morne. If you are looking for a more convenient living environment for everyday life while having the possibility to practice your passion for windsurfing, Anse La Raie benefits from a constant wind until December.
Sailing: It is possible to sail from most of the coastal areas of Mauritius. Enthusiasts usually meet at Mont Choisy, to the north, while beginners can take lessons there.
Water-skiing: undoubtedly one of the most popular water sports activities in Mauritius! For daily outings in complete safety, including with children, favor the north of the country, whose lagoon offers essential protection against the big waves in the open sea.
Surfing: with nearly 150 km of coastline, Mauritius is home to many surf spots. Want to take your board out at the end of the day, after work or school? Ride the waves in Tamarin, an ideal area for all levels, or head southwest to enjoy the “One Eye”.
Kitesurfing: a sport that is becoming more and more popular, kitesurfing in Mauritius is practiced in the south-west, more precisely at Le Morne. The winter season is undoubtedly the most awaited by the practitioners, who can also take lessons without having to travel abroad. Indeed, this region is home to many schools.
Our real estate agency in Mauritius will help you find the perfect property and especially located near the best spot to practice your favorite nautical activity. Don’t forget that as a Mauritian citizen, you can also benefit from the Home Ownership Refund Scheme!