Visit Le Morne - Best of Le Morne

While on your Mauritius holiday, a gem of a place you must visit is Le Morne. A windswept and bustling beachside village, Le Morne is where beach bums, kitesurfers, scuba divers, paragliders and deep-sea fishermen flock to. Located on the southwest side of Mauritius, the village’s main feature is the Le Morne Brabant Mountain, a looming basaltic rock peak dotted with caves. These caves were once shelters to runaway slaves.

The beach at Le Morne, Mauritius is widely regarded as the best on the island. Shimmering turquoise waters, pristine beaches, mesmerizing sunrises, intoxication sunsets, friendly people and amazing hospitality make this village a must add to your Mauritius travel itinerary.

Le Morne Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Le Morne tips for your visit

  • Although Le Morne is known for its strong waves, please kitesurf only during safe wave conditions. Check with lifeguards/ appropriate personnel before embarking on an adventure!
  • Do pack an umbrella/ raincoat.
  • Book your hotel/ accomodation well in advance.

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Facts and Stats for Le Morne*

  • Pollution Statistics in Le Morne

    Know the pollution level of Le Morne before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.31 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 61.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 67.31 (High)
  • Le Morne: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Le Morne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Le Morne.

    • Burglary and Theft 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.54 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.15 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 34.62 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.15 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.38 (High)
  • Living in Le Morne - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Le Morne is 102.01 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 45.34 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.7 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 57.15 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 40.97 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.08 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.7 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Le Morne

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Le Morne

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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