Mauritius, Indian Ocean
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A short distance between adrenaline and relaxation
The spot on Mauritius
A dream spot: a white sandy beach, a turquoise lagoon and shallow water. The whole lagoon is surrounded by a reef, which is 600 metres off the beach. Depending on the tide, the water might be so shallow at low tide that sometimes neither the reef nor the lagoon can be surfed. Within the lagoon there is enough space for speed racing or practicing gybes and water starts.
Outside you can find two wave spots: “Little Reef” with modest waves and “Manawa” for experienced windsurfers, who can participate in one of the regular surfing excursions to this spot.The famous “One Eye” is only suitable for experts.
Windsurfing tuition takes place directly in front of the centre in an area which is shared by experienced kitesurfers and windsurfers. The courses for kitesurfing beginners are held in a protected and in parts waist-deep lagoon. We recommend wearing shoes in the lagoon.
In case there is not enough wind for wind- or kitesurfing, our center also offers many SUP boards. Moreover Mauritius has several excellent surfing spots, which can be reached directly from the centre. Surf rental is only available together with supervision and is only bookable on site.
It is crucial that you observe our on-site team's instructions, as the current, tides and waves may be somewhat dangerous, depending on conditions - and your safety is our top priority!
Wind and waves
The wind usually blows from east or southeast (sideshore from the left) and reaches a strength of 3-5 beaufort on average during summer in the southern hemisphere and about 4-6 beaufort during winter. In winter (April to October), the trade wind shows its best side. Between December and April there can be heavy rainfall.
Our center is located in Pointe Le Morne on the premises of the Indian Resort Hotel embedded in shady palm trees with a perfect view of the spot. Directly next to it you will find the SPA area of the hotel a restaurant. The waters edge is only a few steps away. Security is our top priority: the centre is equipped with two rescue boats.
Mauritius can be a challenging windsurfing spot. For the kids we have a big lagoon. In high season, depending on the conditions the kids tuition may not always be possible. In the morning there are light winds which are perfect for the kids lesson.
Latest weather data
Mauritius, Indian Ocean : sunny
air temp : 24 c
water : 22 c
wind : 4 bft / 16 Knots
Latest news Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Club Mistral is organizing together with WATERSPORTS TRAINING from 24.11.-08.12.2013 in Mauritius -a very exclusive and intense watersport event which is all about windsurfing, kitesurfing and stand up paddling.
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Our GM Yola Bichler just came back from Mauritius and is pleased to give you a personal feedback of the situation. Especially about the Le Morne Hotels under new management, we received some really good news!
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