The region is famous for its unspoilt natural beauty and is a favourite destination for nautical activities. Black River combines the charm of an authentic village with modern facilities including restaurants, bars, shopping centres and essential services such as medical centres and international schools.
La Balise Marina enjoys an ideal location in this trendy town on the sunny west coast of Mauritius.
An array of activities is on your doorstep when you are a resident of La Balise Marina.
Black River is a big-fish mecca
Internationally recognized for being the deep-sea fishing centre of the region, amateurs and aficionados from all around the world come to hook the marlin, shark, wahoo, dorado, tuna or bonito. It is the perfect spot for those looking for a trophy catch, with the monster fish dwelling well beyond the calm coral reefs as the sea drops off past the 3000m mark.
The West coast is the place where nautical activities happen:
scuba diving, snorkelling and leisure boating. It is also famous for dolphin watching.
La Preneuse public beach is one of the nicest swimming beaches in the West. Further down, towards Le Morne, stands Benitier Island, a volcanic rock in the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon.
The world-renowned surf spots “One Eye” at Le Morne and “Dale” at Tamarin,
are a paradise for surfers. Le Morne is also a sought-after spot for wind-surfers
From the local market with its fresh fish and organic stalls to luxury shopping centres and their international brands on offer, shopping is always great in Black River.
Supermarkets and retail outlets can also be easily found.
Black River is one of those multicultural regions where locals and foreigners live harmoniously as neighbours, creating a great sense
This diversity, which contributes to the charm of the region,
is reflected in the vibrant community through its cuisine
From Tamarin Falls to Casela Leisure and Nature Park, down to the Black River Gorges National Park
and Chamarel highlands and beyond, the West Coast offers a myriad of outdoor activities.
From golfing at three nearby 18-hole golf courses (Tamarina, Paradis, Heritage Golf Club)
to horse riding, jogging, mountain biking or hiking, Black River caters for the needs
of every nature-lover.