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Pointe aux Canonniers

The small village of Pointe aux Canonniers is located in the north-west of Mauritius, in the district of Pamplemousses, only a few kilometres from the beach of Mont Choisy. Find out more about what makes Pointe aux Canonniers different from other villages of the island, about two hotels in the area and some of the activities that can be enjoyed there.

A different atmosphere
For those who are a bit fed up with the noise, heavy traffic and tourist locations full of hotels, Pointe aux Canonniers will suit you. Indeed, this coastal area has only a few hotels, two of which you will find more about below. Pointe aux Canonniers is a change from the crowds of large villages.

Pointe aux Canonniers offers proximity to Grand Baie, Cap Malheureux, or Mont Choisy, while being far enough away to keep you away from the hustle and bustle. It is no wonder that the real estate sector is rapidly developing in this welcoming village. Many houses and villas with swimming pools and modern amenities are available at Pointe aux Canonniers. Why not buy the bungalow of your dreams in this area for days of relaxation in your garden?

Things to do in Pointe aux Canonniers
Known for its turquoise water and thick sand, the beach of Pointe aux Canonniers is home to a wide variety of shells. Believe us: whether you're a seashell lover or not, looking for shells can be a lot of fun and entertainment. You can quickly become addicted!

If you prefer fishing, the village lagoon could very quickly become your new fishing spot. Moreover, with the specialised fishing equipment shops in the area, you won't run out of bait.  Hotels often organize fishing parties, but if you want to get expert advice, you can always start a conversation with the many fishermen who come to the beach at Pointe aux Canonniers by day and by night. 

If you don't want to fish but rather observe the sea creatures, the underwater safari organised by Blue Safari Submarines, which is only a seven-minute drive from Pointe aux Cannoniers beach, should appeal to you. The activity consists of travelling aboard a submarine to explore the deep waters and discover their treasures. This activity allows you to appreciate the various species of crustaceans and tropical fish as well as coral reefs that Mauritius has been blessed with. You will discover a part of the world that until now may have been hidden from your eyes. Beautiful discoveries, thrills and total satisfaction guaranteed! 

Hotels in Pointe aux Canonniers 
As noted above, Pointe aux Canonniers is not home to many hotels. Among them, there is Le Canonnier, popular for its colonial style and the addition of an old Fort to the hotel, is very much appreciated and is a very elegant element, creating an unusual decor, giving it an antique look. Tourists stay here easily and enjoy its liveliness both day and night. A four-star hotel, Le Canonnier offers well-equipped rooms with telephones, flat-screen TVs, as well as a minibar and a bathtub. The rooms are air-conditioned and maintained at all times. 

Requests for the customisation of settings can also be made. The hotel has an indoor swimming pool, as well as other activities such as tennis, childcare for young children and many children's attractions. The restaurant offers Mauritian, Indian and vegetarian dishes. Guests have free access to the bar, beauty salon and hairdressing salon. Fishing facilities are also available.

The area is also home to the Club Med Hotel, which is well visited by Mauritians and tourists alike. It is renowned for its attractive rates, delicious cuisine and open bar with sea view. Club Med offers different water sports, such as sailing, diving, wakeboarding, water skiing, among others. They also very often organize the Sunburn Festival, an evening on the beach with campfire, fireworks, cocktails, singing, dancing and concerts. The festival attracts a lot of Mauritians every year and tourists take the opportunity to discover the Mauritian shows.

Does Pointe aux Canonniers appeal to you? Would you like to spend your next holidays there or live there? Decordier Immobilier (Mauritius) is here to serve you: renting a studio, buying a house or a villa, we help you in all your real estate procedures.

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