Flic en Flac in Mauritius

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Flic en Flac à l'Ile Maurice

The beach of Flic en Flac in Mauritius was once a peaceful and authentic place frequented by fishermen. Over time, the village has been transformed into a leading place for Mauritian tourism, with the establishment of luxury hotels belonging to international chains, including Hilton and Sofitel. It is now a lively village where life is good. Indeed, this tourist boom has given a new lease of life to the village where restaurants and bars line the coast. With this development, this place is today the 2nd seaside resort of the island behind Grand Bay.

Flic en Flac also benefits from a well-developed transport network with a geographical location that allows quick access to, among others, the centre of Mauritius.

The simple pleasures of beach life

This beach is popular with tourists and Mauritians. The latter come in large numbers at weekends and on public holidays to enjoy the kilometre-long beach. In the shade of the coconut trees, after having taken a dip in the deep blue sea, the picnickers break the crust and crunch their meal to the full! The restaurants in the village along the beach offer typical island dishes. To be eaten without moderation!

There is also the shopping centre of Cascavelle and at the entrance to Flic-En-Flac. There they shop for a good day at the beach. The ladies can window shop in the small mall, while their husbands sip a refreshing beer in one of the Pasadena bars.

The Treasures of Flic en Flac in Mauritius

Why not take advantage of the quietness during the week to discover its lagoon, which is home to unique marine life? Are you tempted by a trip to the water? This beach is the ideal place for scuba diving enthusiasts. Swim to the coral reef to admire the multitude of tropical fish. If you go out of the lagoon, by boat of course you will have the chance to see dolphins.

Flic en Flac is a charming place to stay! Its inhabitants are renowned for their sense of welcome and hospitality. They are the first to benefit from the development that Flic en Flac has undergone, even if some regret the tranquillity that used to reign there…

Hot evenings in the tropics!

The Mauritian nightlife is a festive world. When evening comes, the village turns into Ibiza! Make way for the "faya" with the bars and nightclubs of Flic en Flac open until the early hours of the morning where the latest local and international hits resound!

For a wild night out, cross the threshold of the Shout Club, a temple of clubbers! The discotheque has welcomed several international big names from the world of nightlife. The same goes for Shotz, another popular nightclub for the local youth.

Around Flic en Flac

As soon as you enter Flic en Flac, the village reveals its charms with the Cascavelle shopping centre. All kinds of shops have been set up, with a pharmacy, luxury clothing shops, a supermarket, craft shops, a children's corner and a food court. Cascavelle's tasteful decoration makes it easy for you to spend time with your family and friends.

The beach is 8 km long, with some parts being a public beach and other parts in front of hotels. If you walk from one side to the other, you will see that the beach attracts a variety of visitors! In the north, the beach starts after a rocky and more rugged part. The south side of the beach offers a splendid view of Tamarin, the neighbouring village of Flic et Flac, which is situated opposite a mountain. Two things remain the same on the whole beach, namely the white sand and the shallow waters.

It is an ideal place to spend your holiday. You will find excellent beaches and a peaceful setting for complete relaxation. It offers a pleasant and charming setting with beautiful white sandy beaches and blue lagoons. Like most of Mauritius, the beach at Flic en Flac is also surrounded by lagoons. The water is therefore always calm, warm and suitable for swimming.

Between the villages of Albion and Tamarin

This beach is located between the villages of Albion and Tamarin. The drive from Flic en Flac to Port Louis takes about 30 minutes, while the drive to the airport takes about 1 hour.

As a visitor to the country, it is very interesting to see the beach when Mauritians are also present. The atmosphere is different. There are guitars and ravans everywhere, people are dancing, eating and camping.

You will find below the list of the main hotels in Flic en Flac in Mauritius:

  • Sugar Beach Resort
  • Manisa hotel
  • The Two Cannons
  • Sofitel Imperial
  • Aanari Hotel
  • La Pirogue
  • Golden Beach Resort
  • Pearl Beach
  • Hilton Mauritius
  • Maradiva Villa Resort and Spa
  • The Sands Resort and Spa

And below the list of the main villas and flats in Flic en Flac, Mauritius:

  • Villasun Luxury Apartments
  • Villa Diane
  • Shahaza Apartment
  • Residence Regalia
  • Tranquil Lagoon

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