Sea & Beaches

Belle Ombre

Seek peace and quiet in Bel Ombre

If you’re seeking solitude, Bel Ombre on the southern coastline of Mauritius is the perfect destination to escape to. Flanked by lush green forest, this coastline offers empty and pristine white sand beaches and turquoise waters that are perfect for snorkelling and swimming.

The village itself is peaceful – and there’s even a museum devoted to seashells to explore. The World of Seashells is home to the largest collection of seashells in Africa, comprising over 8000 pieces from around the world in all shapes, colours and sizes. Learn about the science, mythology and folklore associated with these delicate and beautiful phenomena.

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