Pointe aux Pimentes Holidays

Stretching along a tranquil lagoon on the north-west coast of Mauritius, you’ll instantly fall in love with the tropical charm of Pointe aux Piments. Whether you choose to relax on a palm-shaded sun lounger next to a coconut-flavoured beverage, run across the smooth sands for a dip in the turquoise waters, or wander the delightful coastal streets, Pointe aux Piments has an allure that will leave you in awe. Unwind at one of many world-class spas where a range of treatments and wellness experiences await.

Combine your Pointe aux Piments stay with a trip to Reunion Island. Located only a 40-minute flight away from Mauritius, Reunion Islands hosts stunning waterfalls, exotic jungle landscapes, and one of the world’s most active volcanos – Piton de la Fournaise.

Destination Highlights
  • Hosting glorious beachfront hotels
  • Spot dolphins from the pristine Pointe aux Piments shoreline

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Château Mon Désir restaurant

Maritim Resort & Spa

Turtle Bay

H&J Rating

Guide Price

€2,069 pp

Maritim Resort & Spa

Recif Attitude

Pointe aux Pimentes

H&J Rating
Average: 3.5 (1 vote)

Guide Price

€1,429 pp

Recif Attitude

Time Zone

GMT +4 hours

Flight Time

Indirect flights are available from Ireland.

Currency

Mauritian rupee (MUR)

Visa Information

Irish citizens don’t to obtain a visa for travel to Mauritius

Language

Creole, French, and English are widely spoken

Health Information

No special vaccinations are required for travel to Mauritius
  • Swim with the Dolphins

    If you find that, despite Pointe aux Pimentes' sugary sand beaches and warm, blue waters, you aren't as relaxed as you want to be, head for the magical ministrations of the Explore Spa. Inspired by ancient Asian traditions, the spa offers relaxing and rejuvenating treatments to help you truly unwind on your Pointe aux Pimentes holiday. Reflecting the picturesque scenery of the island, you can experience Reiki and yoga instructions, hydrotherapy, ancient rituals, and modern treatments in this spa.

  • John

    Destination Specialist

    "This area of the island is conveniently places to explore the north."

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to Mauritius take around 11 hours and 55 minutes. There are currently daily direct flights from London Heathrow with Air Mauritius and three-five direct flights a week from Gatwick Airport with British Airways. There are also indirect options from other UK airports with Emirates, Air France, and KLM.

Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean, around 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa and around 700 miles east of Madagascar. It’s around 226 miles north east of Reunion Island. 

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