Blue bay holidays, set in the southern corner of Mauritius are becoming ever more popular with visitors as the years go by. Attracted by the excellent hotels and facilities as well as Blue Bay's relative proximity to the airport, resulting in a short transfer – all the sooner for holidaymakers to be enjoying the warm and relaxing waters of the Indian Ocean.
With a name like Blue Bay, holidaymakers would be forgiven for expecting a fantastic beach, and Blue Bay does not disappoint. The crystal clear waters are perfect for swimming as well as being the best in southern Mauritius for water sports and a fantastically wide range are available for those looking to give them a go including scuba diving, snorkelling, jet-skiing, canoeing and much more. The Blue Bay Marine Park has ensured the safety of the coral reef and lagoon and guarantees that this spectacular setting can be enjoyed by all.
Blue Bay as well as the town of Mahebourg to the north offers a traditional setting which is more French than anything else. To the south of Blue Bay holidaymakers will find Pointe d'Esny, where boats leave to the Ile aux Aigrettes nature reserve.
Mauritius has a tropical climate, with moderately high temperatures and humidity all year around. Temperatures never rise to such high levels that they become unbearable. The wettest period is from Jan-Mar (198-221mm per month); during these months cyclones may pass nearby giving occasional heavy rain/wind. May-Nov are much drier. There is between 7 and 9 sunshine hours per day throughout the year. The south and southeast coast are slightly windier than the rest of the Island.
Blue Bay has many highlights, including: