Flic en Flac Beach, Mauritius Overview

Flic en Flac, which was once an idyllic little beach town, is one of the most popular tourist areas in Mauritius second to Grand Baie. With its name translating to 'Free and Flat Land', which used to be an old Dutch proverb, Flic en Flac originally started out as a fishing village which was a hunting ground for wild birds and ducks. Situated on the west coast of Mauritius, the Flic en Flac beach is the foremost frequented tourist destination in the area with miles of sand and azure waters.

An 8-kilometre wide beach with a range of watersports, the Flic en Flac boasts long stretches of casuarina trees lining the entire west-facing waterfront. The northern side of flic en flac is a little rocky beach, while the southern side gives you an enchanting view of Tamarin Bay nestled at the foothills of a rocky mountain. 

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How To Reach Flic en Flac Beach

The easiest way to reach Flic en Flac is by taking a long drive through the M2 freeway from Port Louis, which will allow you to disembark your car at your desired destination in less than an hour itself.

Things to Do at Flic en Flac

The local life of the island is bustling with people around all the time. More often than not, you're most likely to find locals than tourists at the beachside, with eateries and 5-star hotels. Also lining the beach are a few beachfront bars and pubs. There are several local shops selling beachwear and souvenirs as well. Apart from this, the beach is home to a beautiful lagoon surrounded by coral reefs. It's one of the best places to go swimming as well as take part in other adventure sports like scuba diving or snorkelling.
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