Surrounded by lagoons of sparkling turquoise blue, Mauritius has the distinct advantage of placing you close to the sea. If there’s one other thing that Mauritius is known for, it’s undoubtedly the vibrant nightlife that the island offers. Anyone who’s been here can confirm that the island bursts into life after sundown. If you would like to seamlessly blend Mauritius’ lively nightclubs with its pristine beaches, here are 7 best beach clubs on the island:
1. Banana Beach Club
Located in Grand Baie, one of the most animated tourist hubs on the island, Banana Beach Club attracts hoards of visitors from all over the island. Located right opposite the public beach of Grand Baie, this club is so packed that it’s recommended to show up before 10 pm or at the very least, reserve a table. With an open-air seating, rustic wrought-iron furnishings, live music and delectable handcrafted cocktails, there’s no denying that this club is perfectly set out to offer a memorable night. If you head over there earlier in the evening, you can also enjoy a delicious dinner. With an open-air dance floor, this club also places you right opposite a taxi stand so you can easily get back to your villa afterwards.
Banana Beach Club
Address: Royal Road, Grand Baie
Phone number: +230 263 0326
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2. C Beach Club
Located right at the edge of the ocean, C Beach Club is owned by Heritage Resorts and while it offers a free entry to guests of Domaine de Bel Ombre, this club is also open to the general public. Unlike other nightclubs, this particular beach club is open and suited to families with children and teenagers. The entry fee of Rs.600 also provides an access to the private beach that stretches out in front of the club. Open 9am to midnight, every day except Mondays, this beach club provides nautical activities during the day, as well as live music and dancing at night. Best of all, this club also hosts lively evenings with internationally-renowned DJs.
C Beach Club
Address: Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius
Phone number: +230 605 5400
3. Big Willy’s
Located alongside the tranquil Tamarin Bay, on the West of the island, Big Willy’s is another popular sports bar that offers proximity to the beach. Best of all, this beach club also places you close to the famous Tamarin River. With three giant flat-screens, this club is additionally known for its excellent prices. On Friday and Saturday nights, you will be treated to DJ nights during which you can dance to spectacular beats. There’s a happy hour every evening. Occasionally, the pub offers live entertainment and dancing in its sprawling garden. Perfect for mingling, Big Willy’s is also popular among the expats living in Mauritius.
Address: Royal Road, Tamarin
Phone number: +230 483 7400
4. On the Rocks
Located in Suffren Hotel, not far from the famous Le Caudan Waterfront, On the Rocks places you right in front of the lagoon. This trendy and cosmopolitan lounge bar offers terrace seating from where you can enjoy unblemished views of the marina and artificial beach. This place is also known for its highly-acclaimed mixologists, thanks to whom you can savour decadent cocktails with lounge music in the background. Open every day as from 7 am, this beach club closes at midnight on weekdays and 2 am on Friday and Saturday nights. If you get hungry, rest assured that the club is also reputed for its excellent seafood dishes. Because it is found in the business hub of Mauritius, this place is particularly popular among locals after work hours.
On the Rocks
Address: Le Caudan, Port Louis
Phone number : +230 202 4900
Located in the fisherman’s village of Flic en Flac, Shotz bar is found right opposite the public beach, so you can enjoy a night of dancing, drinking and live entertainment right next to the ocean. Arguably one of the hottest spots on the island, Shotz is also known for its themed parties, especially around Halloween, Valentine’s Day, Christmas and New Year. Offering an assortment of cocktails made from local and international bases alike, this open-air beach nightclub also features a baby foot table as well as pool tables. Best of all, it often hosts exhilarating pool parties animated by international DJ’s and international artists, right by the ocean’s edge. This beach club is open Monday to Saturday.
Address: Coastal Rd, Flic en Flac
Phone number: +230 453 5626
6. R Beach Club
Located in the north coast of Mauritius, R Beach Club has everything that you need to enjoy a relaxing time: a private beach, the sea, swimming pool and plenty of sun during the day. Boasting a distinctively elegant vibe, this beach club offers a plethora of amenities and services, including a spa, bar, restaurant and various events, both during the day and at night. This club is highly acclaimed for its exquisitely fresh and delectable cocktails made from some of the most popular gins from around the world. On several evenings, you will be treated to lively entertainment from Mauritian Djs. This club is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 11 pm.
R Beach Club
Address: Coastal Road: Trou-aux-Biches
Phone number: +230 265 8847
7. Piano Rouge
Brimming with charm and a distinctive sense of cosiness, Piano Rouge overlooks Tamarin Bay. With outdoor seating – complete with crackling firepits – this bar is perfect for admiring dazzling sunsets above the ocean. With an actual red piano to provide soft background music, this club offers a highly contemporary setting with a distinctively romantic atmosphere. Open every day from 11 am to midnight, the Piano Rouge offers light snacks and bites for when you get hungry. Right next to this club, also overlooking the ocean, is found Aqua Bar which is known for its healthy refreshments such as smoothies and fresh fruit or vegetable juices.
Address: Terre Rouge, Port Chambly
Phone number: +230 405 3000
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