Flic en Flac Travel Guide
Shopping Tourists will find plenty of little souvenir shops and stalls along the beach and there is a big supermarket for self-caterers. Many hotels have their own shops. There is also a pharmacy, an internet cafe, and a shopping centre.
Restaurants There is a large selection of restaurants in and around Flic en Flac, with some impressive high-end hotel restaurants as well as plenty of local options for budget travellers.
Nightlife Flic en Flac is one of Mauritius's most developed and popular resort areas and the nightlife is more exciting than most of the smaller, more secluded resorts. There are a number of popular bars and even a casino, many of the hotels have their own clubs, and Port Louis is just a 30-minute drive away. However, Flic en Flac is not yet as big a party resort as Grand Baie and those in search of a pumping holiday clubbing scene may still be disappointed.
Activities Flic en Flac is a haven for watersports enthusiasts and visitors will find that it is possible to try most exhilerating water-based activities along the stretch of beach, including waterskiing, boating, fishing, and diving. Although Flic en Flac was once a great snorkelling destination, the coral reef has seriously degraded over the years; however, it is still a good spot for scuba diving. There are lots of fun land activities too, like volleyball and tennis. The long beach is perfect for walks and the protected lagoon area ensures peaceful and safe swimming conditions.
Casela ParkHome to nearly 150 species of birds, including ostriches and flamingos, Casela Park is a paradise for birdwatching in Mauritius. The park opened in 1979, and is home to many other kinds of animals as well, including zebras, giant tortoises, lions, monkeys, cheetahs, tigers,... see full details