Cap Malheureux Travel Guide

  • View of Coin de Mire from Cap Malheureux
    View of Coin de Mire from Cap Malheureux
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  • Clear blue sea near Cap Malheureux
    Clear blue sea near Cap Malheureux
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  • Beach near Cap Malheureux
    Beach near Cap Malheureux
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Cap Malheureux Things to Do

  • Visit the little bay with the church

    if you speak french, then you should understand the name says it allthis place is called something like Unlucky Point, in fact, the weather can be pretty rough and change suddenly into a storm, like when i wentin the past, a lot of ships stopped here for the bad weather and the ship broke into the rocksit is nice to see tough

  • Nirvana North Indian Restaurant

    There is a cosy restaurant near to Cap Malheureux called the Nirvana which is said to have the best North Indian dishes in Mauritius. I ate there and found the food to be very delicious.

  • Volcanic rocks

    You can see lots of volcanic black rocks on the shore of Cap Malheureux as well as other parts of Mauritius which indicates the island's volcanic origins.

  • Fruit stalls

    There are many fruit stores along the streets of the various towns in Mauritius, and there is one near the scenic point at Cap Malheureux. You can buy some pineapples here to cool you down from the sunshine.

  • Fishing

    I was told by the locals that the waters off Cap Malheureux is very good for deep sea fishing, and one of the best spots in Mauritius.

  • Coin De Mire

    The odd shaped island of Coin De Mire is a landmark in Mauritius and can be best seen from Cap Malheureux on a clear day. This island is uninhabited and formed from volcanic activities.


Cap Malheureux Hotels

Cap Malheureux Off The Beaten Path

  • Grand Baie (Grand Bay)

    The town of Grand Baie is the largest in north Mauritius and a good place to stay and explore the surrounding areas, including Cap Malheureux. There are many accomodations and eating places in and around Grand Baie.

  • Explore the residential area

    If you are driving, you can explore the scenic residential area of this small town with its beautiful coastline and numerous boats.

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Cap Malheureux Favorites

  • Unpredictable weather

    I remembered when I was at Grand Baie heading towards Cap Malheureux, the weather was rainy and I thought it would be a bad day. However, the skies gradually changed and when we reached Cap Malheureux, the weather was sunny and good for photography. I was very lucky indeed :)

  • Photography

    I particularly enjoyed the nice photos taken at Cap Malheureux thanks to the very good weather and sunlight.

  • Chapel

    Near the chapel of the Cap malheureux took place the unloading, November 6, 1810, of the English task force which, four months after the defeat of Grand Port, ensured England the conquest of the island.


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  • RamL's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2013 at 6:53 PM

    no answer yet for the above info

    • leics's Profile Photo
      Sep 23, 2013 at 12:47 PM

      What is your question? The information above relates to the pages and tips about Cap Malheureux which have been written by VT locals and members. There is no need for an 'answer' to it.

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