Le morne Brabant

As the symbolic image of Mauritius, Le Morne Brabant is a majestic mountain set on the lagoon, which culminates at 550 metres of altitude. Despite the extremely steep slopes, it is possible to climb to its summit to enjoy a spectacular view. Count 3 to 4 hours of walk to reach, according to many, the most spectacular scenery of the island. The sanctuary of the ‘brown slaves’, in colonial times, is today a place of pilgrimage. In 2008, it was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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The ‘boucle d’oreille’ (Trochetia Boutoniana) is an endemic plant that drapes only the slopes of Le Morne Mountain. It is the national flower of Mauritius since 1992.

With its white and fine sand, Le Morne beach is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in Mauritius. The northern part of the beach is quite popular with lovers of idleness, who will revel in the turquoise waters for a moment of pure relaxation, while those who cannot resist the call of adventure, will opt for windsurfing and kitesurfing in the south.