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Trou aux Biches

Trou aux Biches is a small village in the northern part of Mauritius, not far from Mont Choisy. From its looks of a little spot of paradise, it looks like a beautiful postcard front. The Trou aux Biches public beach even bagged the title of the World's Leading Beach Destination at the World Travel Award in 2011. Whether it's for a short walk, boat ride, or swimming, the beach will surely allow you to spend a great time. With its restaurants, hotels, craft shops and the possibility to indulge in many water and land-based activities, Trou aux Biches never disappoints.

The development of Trou aux Biches into a touristic village
Two centuries ago, Trou-aux-Biches was a small village where fishing was a major source of income. While tourism was introduced around 1952, the first big hotel on the island opened its doors in Trou-aux-Biches in 1971. From then on, it began to attract tourists, as well as locals and possibly other fishermen. Gradually, souvenir shops, restaurants and supermarkets were built to attract as many people as possible.

Nowadays, the beach of Trou-aux-Biches attracts not only the inhabitants of the northern region, but also those who come from across the island, in order to take a break and appreciate the scenery of the northern beaches. The village also houses hotels with affordable rates such as La Résidence, Le Palmiste, Voile Bleue Boutique Hotel, Easy Stay Residence and others at higher prices, such as the Sakoa Boutique Hotel, The Cardinal Exclusive Resort, or Casuarina Resort and Spa. They feature gourmet dishes, bars, spa, nightly shows, and other entertainment that will make your dream vacation a reality.

Attractions in Trou aux Biches
The beach of Trou-aux-Biches is today a beautiful part of paradise with fine sand.. It is the perfect place for weekends with family, fishing with friends, or simply for a well-deserved rest after a long week of work. It is also ideal for a holiday with family or friends, or for an exotic wedding abroad. The beach of Trou-aux-Biches is not only the starting point for outings at sea, water sports, but also that for day trips on Plate Island, Gunner’s Quoin, Ile aux Cerfs, or Ilot Gabriel. Swimming among dolphins, diving, underwater excursions, parasailing, water skiing or windsurfing are the activities not to be missed, their prices are also very affordable.

Moreover, a visit to the aquarium of Mauritius, which is located on the coastal road of Pointe-aux-Piments, not far from Trou-aux-Biches, would also be an experience to live at all costs. They offer interesting packages, attractive discounts, secured parking, lunch, free drinks and ice-cream, access to the Aquarium Café, a garden for adults to relax and access to children's playground. You will come across a large number of species of fish, sharks, turtles, live corals. You will be amazed by the beauty of the coral reefs and various aquatic creatures. The Aquarium is as informative as it is fun for adults and young alike.

Life in Trou aux Biches
The village is a busy one since it very much loved, yet there are still parts of it where you can cool off. Owning a bungalow in Trou aux Biches not only means the possibility of relaxing whenever you choose to, but it also allows easy travelling to surrounding areas. Like most coastal villages in Mauritius, Trou aux Biches also screams holidays, but it is not crowded to the point of feeling like a town. Moreover, the village has a very unique atmosphere, providing you with modern infrastructure but also with human warmth. If you are looking for a friendly place to stay with all the amenities available, book your holiday rental at Trou aux Biches. We promise you won’t regret it!

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