Le Morne Tourism

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.

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

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.94 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.06 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38.24 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 63.89 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 69.44 (High)
  • How safe is Le Morne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Le Morne.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60.71 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60.71 (High)
    • Car Stealing 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.71 (High)
    • Attacks 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.21 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Le Morne is 96.56 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 46.93 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.21 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 68 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 54.68 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.33 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.52 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 30.88 (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.

  • 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 6.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.66 USD

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

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