Cheapest car hire in Grand Baie
From € 28.92
7 seat minivan
*daily rates in Grand Baie based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.
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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.
Useful things to know about Grand Baie
- Grand-Baie is a village on the north of the island of Mauritius
- The permanent population of Grand-Baie is just over 11,000
- The village has been somewhat overwhelmed by exclusive resorts
- The resort is a popular holiday spot for B list celebrities; see who you can spot on the beach!
Grand Baie Mini Guide
Why is Grand-Baie Popular?
Despite being a relatively small village, there’s plenty to do and you’ll find that the wealthier Mauritians go there for their holidays and also to enjoy the party nights in peak season at the location’s many bars and clubs. Despite what sounds to be a noisy, party location, Grand-Baie is actually quite tranquil and there are many places you can go to enjoy a relaxing meal or a cocktail, watching the sun go down.
How do I get to Grand-Baie?
The airport at Plaisance
in the southeast of the island is the only international point of arrival for air passengers. There are flights from many parts of the world including North America, Europe and Africa with scheduled and holiday charters going to Mauritius from the UK
. You can take a taxi or bus from the airport which will take you on the main road that circumnavigates the island. Alternatively, you can hire a car from the airport.
What is There to See and Do in Grand-Baie?
Almost exclusively dedicated to rest and relaxation, you’ll find most activities are in your resort. Grand-Baie itself exists almost exclusively to serve the needs of tourists and has plenty of boutiques as well as bars, restaurants and clubs. If you want to see the true Mauritius then a hire car is essential for travel to the interior where you can experience the rainforests and volcanoes. It’s definitely worth hiring a car, for, although it’s a small island, there’s a wide variety of landscapes and experiences.