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Pictures from Grand Gaube and Calodyne Sur Mer, in the North of Mauritius: Anse la Raie, Belle Rive windmill tower, Paul & Virginie hotel beach.

Anse la Raie, Mauritius
Hindu temple on the edge of Anse la Raie, just 3 km away from Cap Malheureux in the north coast of Mauritius.

Rivière du Rempart is the district located in the Northeast of Mauritius. Besides the main attraction, Cap Malheureux, it comprises places such as Anse la Raie, Calodyne sur Mer and Grand Gaube on the coast and the small shopping town of Goodlands in the hinterland..


Anse La Raie is a beautiful bay. It it is located between Cap Malheureux and Calodyne sur Mer in the north coast of Mauritius. At the entry of the bay, guests of the Paradis Cove Hotel practice water sports and kitesurf (see the background of the picture). The wide beaches of the bay are occupied mainly by Mauritians on weekends.

Mauritius Heritage
 Belle Rive windmill tower located between Calodyne sur Mer and Cap Malheureux in the North of Mauritius.

This old windmill tower is one of the monuments which are part of the national heritage of Mauritius.

Grand Gaube beach
Grand Gaube beach - Beach at the Paul & Virginie Hotel in Grand Gaube in the northeast coast of Mauritius.

In the coast to the East of Cap Malheureux, you find a few hotels starting with Paradise Cove at Anse la Raie, The Marina Club Hotel (belonging to Nouvelles Frontières, a French tour operator) in Calodyne sur Mer ​​and ending with Grand Gaube hotel Lux (formerly Legend) and Paul & Virginie Resort in Grand Gaube, about 10 km. away from Cap Malheureux.

In addition, a few guest houses such as Villa Azzurra are available in the area.


In the hinterland, the small town of Goodlands is mainly a shopping center. The largest ship model manufacturer in Mauritius, Marine Historic, and the related museum are set in Goodlands.


 

Links

Historic Marine
web site of the factory of ship models at goodlands.
Paul & Virginie
wikipedia information about "paul et virginie ", the famous a novel written by jacques-henri bernardin de saint-pierre.

See also

Mauritius > Pictures and travelogues > Cap Malheureux pictures

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