Grand Bay is a beautiful seaside village located in Mauritius. The area features a large beach and a number of resorts. Grand Bay was once and unimportant village that has developed to become one of the prime destinations in Mauritius. The beautiful emerald waters of the bay are quite inviting and visitors can enjoy a number of water sports and fun activities around the area. Deep sea fishing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, undersea walking and water skiing are just some of the activities that one can enjoy in Grand Bay.
There are a number of islands to the north of Mauritius that are a few minutes boat ride away from Grand Bay. There are regular boat cruises available from Grand Bay to the islands of Gunners' Quoin, Gabriel Island, Flat Island, Serpent Island and Round Island. The Grand Bay Public Beach and the La Cuvette Beach are the main beaches in Grand Bay.
Grand Bay is also a wonderful destination for shopping lovers. There are a wide variety of fashion and craft shops in the area. The best things to buy in Grand Bay are textiles, jewelry, souvenirs and clothing.
The nearest airport to Grand Bay is the Sir SeewoosagurRamgoolam International Airport in Port Louis, which is about 74km from the area. Visitors can easily get taxis or private car rentals from the airport to Grand Bay. There are also buses available from Port Louis to Grand Bay.
Almost all the restaurants serve halal food in Grand Bay. Most of the big restaurants have a halal certification while others offer verbal assurance. It is best for visitors to enquire before dining. Visitors can also inform their hotel about their dining preferences prior to their visit. Some restaurants in Grand Bay that offer halal food are Rivoli, Indian King, etc.
There is one mosque in Grand Bay, the Ronaq-Ul-Islam Mosque. The mosque is located on Royal Road in Grand Bay.