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Grand Gaube, a tranquil fishing village about 10 km from Grand Baie on Mauritius' northeast coast, features picturesque bays and rocky headlands.

Beyond the beauty of its beaches, Grand Gaube exudes a charm that's hard to resist. The village has a rich colonial ambience, a throwback to a bygone era. Colourful traditional houses line the streets, and artisanal shops selling local crafts add to the village's unique character.

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The Grand Gaube Beach

Grand Gaube Beach remains more of a local hangout than a tourist attraction - leaving the beauty of the place almost entirely to you. The beach’s rocky seabed discourages crowds, allowing you to enjoy a peaceful and tranquil experience.

Not far from Grand Gaube, you can expect to find loads of picturesque beaches including:

  • Butte à l’Herbe
  • Anse la Raie
  • Cap Malheureux
  • Bain Bœuf
  • Roches Noires
  • Poste Lafayette

Anse la Raie beach enjoys a constant wind. It is famous for water sports such as windsurfing, and kitesurfing. You will admire a large, shallow lagoon and it is perfect for beginners. 

Accommodations in Grand Gaube

In Grand Gaube, you’ll find a range of accommodations, from affordable hotels to luxurious 5* resorts.

  • LUX* Grand Gaube
    LUX* Grand Gaube is a luxury resort and is enveloped by undulating coves, the calmest of lagoons and is blessed with two tranquil beaches and two spectacular swimming pools.
  • Zilwa Attitude
    Zilwa Attitude is different and unique with its Mauritian concept and invites all guests to discover the legendary genuineness of this little paradise. It is located in Calodyne near Grand Gaube.
  • Mythic Suites & Villas
    Mythic Suites & Villas is the ultimate holiday destination tucked away in the picturesque village of Grand-Gaube with private villas featuring luxury accommodations, private pools and a trendy Club House.
  • Veranda Paul et Virginie Hotel & Spa
    Veranda Paul et Virginie Hotel & Spa is a 4-star hotel with cosy rooms, ideal for couples, situated at the heart of the fishing village of Grand Gaube.
    Good to know: The hotel also offers wedding services!
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Things to Do Near Grand Gaube

Kayaking at Ile d'Ambre

Grand Gaube is a good base for exploring the beautiful islands that lie off Mauritius’ north coast. The closest, Ile d'Ambre, can be reached by kayak on a guided trip where you’ll paddle amongst mangroves in the island’s calm lagoon and have a picnic lunch on the beach.

3-Course Lunch or Dinner at La Demeure Saint Antoine

Located around 15 mins from Grand Gaube, La Demeure de Saint Antoine invites you on a culinary journey amidst the natural splendour of a colonial haven. The 3-course lunch or dinner menu is a feast for the senses, promising a symphony of flavours that will leave you craving for more.

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Fun Activities at Coin de Mire

The rugged Coin de Mire (or Gunner’s Quoin) which lies around 10 km north of Cap Malheureux, is a sanctuary for birds and indigenous trees. While you can’t walk on the island itself, you can cruise to the island on a catamaran and then snorkel off the rocks and dive in crystal-clear water.

Here are some activities you can enjoy at Coin de Mire:

Gabriel & Flat Island Visit

Île Plate has a picturesque white sand beach, an old lighthouse and lots of indigenous plants, and you can visit on a catamaran trip or boat cruise that includes snorkelling and a picnic lunch.

Only 750m away, you’ll find Gabriel Island, a protected natural reserve which is just 42 hectares in size. The island is most famous for its beautiful unspoiled beaches, with crystal clear water surrounding the entire island.

Château de Labourdonnais

A short drive inland brings you to Château de Labourdonnais, where you can :

Explore Goodland’s Market

To get a taste of local life, browse the bustling Goodlands market where the locals shop for fresh produce, saris and other clothes, and tuck into delicious street food such as spicy samosas and coconut fritters.

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