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Bras d'Eau Public Beach, Mauritius Overview

Making its way on the list of the most breathtaking beaches of Mauritius is the Bras D’eau Public Beach. Bras D’eau is more or less like a small bay that is inside the lagoon of Poste Lafayette, and since the beach overlooks the south, you can enjoy both the sunrise and the sunset as well; one of its kind in the east. It undoubtedly qualifies as one of the best places in Mauritius during the night as you can see the Milky Way!

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What attracts the tourists and locals to this beach is the stunning stretch of glittering sand nestled amidst the tropical greenery. Such characteristics make it the perfect location for an ultimate family picnic. You can ease away all your stress and anxiety by going for a day out in this haven of calm waters and magnificent shores.

Bras d'Eau Public Beach, Mauritius

The presence of dark rocks in the seafloor amplifies its appeal with the unbelievably clear water. Such a combination is rare to see in beaches, and Bras D'eau is home to one of the most beautiful displays of nature. The footfall on this beach is very beautiful, and that is one fact that it is untouched and unspoilt regardless of its beauty.

The rocky waters may not be ideal for swimming, but as the wind is up quite often, kite surfing in the well-protected and shallow bay is something you must not miss. Generally, the locals come to the beach on public holidays and during weekends, creating a fun and chilled-out ambience.

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If you happen to be in Mauritius on the New Year's Eve and you want it to witness something magical, it is highly recommended that you visit Bras D'eau right before midnight. The opposite side of the lagoon has some of the prestigious hotels of Mauritius. As a treat to their guests, a magnificent display of New Years Eve firework goes on for an hour. You can feast your eyes and senses to this spectacle with no expenses paid!

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How To Reach Bras d'Eau Public Beach

Coming from Central Flacq, take the Riche Mare road and go towards the B60 motorway. Follow the B60 for a kilometre and then take the Flacq Bypass Road heading towards B15 in Poste de Flacq. After continuing on the B15 for around 4 kilometres, you will reach the Bras D’eau public beach.

Things To Do Nearby

Catamaran cruises to the Ile aux Cerfs are something you can treat yourself with to elevate the relaxing experience. Once you reach Ile aux Cerfs, do not miss the parasailing activity and exploring the snorkelling spots there.

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For a more adventurous touch to your beach visit, go to the nearby Bras D'eau National Park. Preferably, try out trekking through the Bras D'eau loop or the Coq de Bois loop. It's the only trail designated to explore the second growth forest of the National Park. With some luck, you can spot the rare and endangered Mauritius Paradise Flycatcher.

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So what are you waiting for? A trip to the Bras D'eau public beach is an unconventionally unique experience. With so much to explore around the beach, you must not delay any further!

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