Place of interest in Mauritius
The field of Bois Cheri
The field of Bois Cheri: a must for all lovers of good tea, a real cultural discovery for the uninitiated. A legacy of the British occupation that is inseparable of that aromatic beverage begin your journey on the road of tea, discover the different stages of the manufacture of tea until it's served for the tasting. Bois Cheri is an area that produces more than half of Mauritian tea. A visit early in the morning is recommended, when the bags of tea leaves are brought progressively to the manufacture.
Located in Moka the Eureka house is a vestige of the colonial era and the ideal place to enjoy the inland beauty. The colonial house converted into a museum and the greenery surroundings the property will leave you speechless, welcome to an eco adventures around the acres of beautiful nature reserve.
Saint Aubin House
Saint Aubin house home of several managers of the sugar estate was built in 1819, before the renovation in the 90's to preserve the Mauritian heritage. Welcome to Saint Aubin house and discover the Mauritian historic site. The estate that was a sugar cane factory is now converted into a rhum factory.
Domaine des Aubineaux
Located at Forest Side Aubineaux estate was built in 1872. A property made of wood that has a large central hallway, unusual fact at the time. During the renovation, the owners have changed nothing and keeping all the furniture and period paintings. Accompanied by a guide you will visit the property and discover the story of a Mauritian family, a leap in time that will immerse you in the colonial past of the island. In the "Garden of camphor", you will find exotic plants, native trees, bamboo and a spice garden. The former billiard room converted into a tearoom also welcome for a tea break or lunch.
Ruins of Balaclava
Historical ruins of Balaclava brings back you 300 years back to the colonial era of Mauritius under Governor Mahe de Labourdonnais. You can admire the walls and foundations under majestic banyan trees. This majestic site is located next to the Maritim hotel and is bordered by the Lemon river and opposite the turtles Bay.
Château Mon Désir
Château Mon Désir is a colonial style property, the perfect place for a dinner, a restaurant that has over 300 years of history and has earned a worldwide reputation. This unique and impressive address is located in the ruins of Balaclava, be inspired by the beauty of the place and begin a journey that will delight your taste buds.
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