Mont Choisy is situated in the north west of Mauritius and is a place that attracts not only tourists but also many mauritians. This is because it has many assets that enhances its popularity. There are a lot of things to do in Mont Choisy, many activities, many nearby hotels and restaurants to discover however it is well known above all because of the beautiful beach found there. Mont Choisy is a beautiful destination if you want to breath, see beautiful landscapes, discover near spots and have fun. So let us see what this spot reserves to us from its hotels to its amazing views.
Mont Choisy is found near Trou aux Biches and Pereybere. These places are famous because they are where tourists feel safe and welcomed. In Mont Choisy the surroundings have been set in order to please everyone. From Mont Choisy to the national airport there are 72.4 km around about 1h10min in car, from Port Louis there are 21.9 km and from Grand Baie 5.4 km which is the nearest about 10 minutes. To be noted that in Grand Baie, there are many facilities particularly Grand Baie La Croisette but bear in mind that Mont Choisy is well located as if you ever want to go around, the roads are easy to follow if ever you are coming for the first time. Never mind the use of a car will not be compulsory each time as you can opt for a walk which will help you to keep fit and supermarkets are quite near.
The Beach..a hidden gem in the Indian Ocean
One among the most beautiful beaches of Mauritius, even among the best beaches in the world is indeed in Mont Choisy. With its fine sand and turquoise water, this beach protected from the wind is the best place to get a tan or swim in its warm water. Situated in the north west of Mauritius, the beach is the destination of many tourists and that’s the reason why it is well known. It extends to Pointe aux Cannoniers and it offers a magnificent view like it can be seen on postal card. It is at the same time a place where you can gather and throw a party. Camping can also be done there as it is a very long beach around 1 km. It is recommended to go there during the weekdays because it is less crowded than in the weekend. You will be able to taste Mauritian foods which are sold on the beach, tropical fruits like coconuts, pineapples or even mangoes during the month of December.The sun is always here to warm but if you prefer to stay in the shades there are plenty of filao trees for you to sit under. Don’t forget that on the beach you can play football on the football playground, run or do a walk in the morning.
Some good reviews about the beach are :
‘’Absolutely beautiful beach Quiet during the week but lively with locals at the weekend if you want to appreciate a ‘sega’.’’
‘’me and my wife had gone to this beach..we had lots of fun here..its a long beach with a variety of options for water sports like tube ride, para-sailing, water ski, etc..the beach is also very beautiful..’’
‘’It’s a good public beach with lot of local people and tourist on weekend making fun and picnics doing dance music water sports activities’’
Restaurants, facilities and places to go
Another boon of Mont Choisy are the facilities, in fact there are a lot of things that can be done there. Among the many facilities are the different hotels for your stay; Casuarina Resort & Spa, Mystik Life Style, Northern Pearl Luxury, Choisy Les Bains, Coral Azur. If you better stay in a villa you can have; Sun Villa Mont Choisy , Belle Dreams, Fantasea Villa and Aadi Villa.
If you are fond of golf the you will be pleased, as there is the Mont Choisy Le Golf which is becoming one of the favorite and most popular golf course in Mauritius. It is an eighteen hole golf course its mountain views and the historical heritage of the place.You will be able to have fun by playing for golfers of all categories their aim is to give each player different options in order to play every hole, therefore rewarding the good shot.
Le Parc Mont Choisy is a project that is coming to its end as this is a complex constriction that will offer people the opportunity to buy new modern apartments at an affordable price.It is constituted of many small villas starting with the lowest price to the most expensive. They are notably : Parkland Villa, Banyan Villa, La Peninsule, Island Signature, Villa du Golf and Villa du Parc. All have been made in an elegant accommodation mixed with the Mauritian style.
What is good in Mont Choisy is that it is full of restaurants with a variety of choices from Italian food to typical Mauritian dishes. Among these restaurants there are: Le Off, Pomodoro Restaurant, Esprit Libre, Le Bask, Kiosque Magique, Le Pestacore, Blue Lagoon Cafe, Le Poivrier, Jardin des saveurs, Gourmet Grill, Cabanne des Fruits de mer, La Rougaille Creole and French Guinguette. They are all specialized in a certain type of food so you can choose where you feel the most to go.
There is a fuel pump in the place, a supermarket, my boutiques selling clothes, if you want to take the bus the bus stops are near. For those that like nightlife ‘Les Enfants Terribles’ have good music, if you want to have a drink and relax to the good music you may go to Banana Bar.
The recommendation for Mont Choisy are very positive as it is a place where you can go at any time of the year may be it can be less crowded at some moments but it is very lively and there is no way that you feel bored. There is always something to do or a place to be visited especially the restaurants that are numerous and open at anytime of the day.