South Mauritius tour at Bel Ombre Castle

Starting From €90

Hotel Pick up Exclusive Tours Relaxing Retreat Stunning Scenery

Type: Choice of Sharing or Private
Featured Stops: 1, Bel Ombre Castle

Free Cancellation

Duration From 6 to 8 hours

Place South West Mauritius

Language: English, French, German, Italy

  • Entrance Fees Included
  • Guided Tour
  • Meal Included
  • Hotel Pick Up


  • Visit Bel Ombre Castle learn about its history and have a delicious gourmet lunch.

What to expect

Tailored South Mauritius tour overview

Note: Our South Mauritius tour is exclusively bespoke so you can customize it according to your preferences, and explore other beautiful tourism locations in South of Mauritius and enjoy completely tailored tour. For more information, please contact us.

Imagine walking through the lush landscapes of Bel Ombre Mauritius, a place steeped in history and brimming with tales of centuries past. Here, amidst the swaying sugar cane fields and the whispering winds, you’ll uncover the incredible stories and historical legends that have shaped Mauritius into the vibrant nation it is today.

In the South Mauritius tour, let’s journey back in time to the genesis of Bel Ombre, a land born in 1765 when Simon Remirac and Claude de la Roche du Ronzet were granted a concession of 2,200 arpents. These names may not ring familiar to you, but they are the architects of the region we know today. It’s here that the story begins, a story with endless possibilities waiting to unfold.

Bel Ombre’s name first echoed through the pages of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s legendary novel, “Paul and Virginia.” But its true tale began to unfold in the late 18th century when cotton, coffee, and indigo dominated the landscape. It wasn’t until the administration encouraged farmers to delve into sugar production that Bel Ombre Mauritius truly began to thrive. Initially, sugar cane was solely used to produce arrack, a potent spirit sold to passing ships. However, by the end of the century, sugar cane emerged as a valuable agricultural resource, not just for Bel Ombre but for all of Mauritius.

In 1807, Calixte Chantoiseau laid the groundwork for what would become a flourishing sugar estate. Charles Telfair took over in 1816, injecting new life into the estate with innovative methods, technologies, and new sugar cane varieties. Over the years, the estate changed hands until it fell under the control of the colonial government. However, a sharp decline in sugar prices led to its sale to Mr. Hajee Jackaria Ahmed, an affluent Indian national who envisioned the prestigious Château de Bel Ombre from afar. Despite his grand plans, he never set foot on Mauritian soil and never beheld the national historic landmark he commissioned.

In 1910, Mauritians took ownership of the property, shaping it into what it is today. The reins were later taken over by the Rogers Group in 1971, under the leadership of Amédée Maingard. As the sugar factory closed its doors, the Compagnie Sucrière de Bel Ombre transformed into Agrïa, marking a new chapter in its storied history. Today, Agrïa stands as a testament to Bel Ombre’s past, a guardian of its cultural heritage, and a promise of exceptional experiences for nature and history enthusiasts alike. During this South Mauritius historical tour, you will witness it’s a place where the echoes of the past mingle with the whispers of the present.

At Mauritius Holidays, we ensure your trip is worth the time, entertainment, and price. Want to know about other thrilling Mauritius travel packages? Contact us anytime or send your queries and our representative will get back to you right away.


Following are the activities you can enjoy during your tour at Bel Ombre Castle.

Resorts and Golf

In our exclusive South Mauritius tour, we welcome your unforgettable journey through luxury and tranquility at Le Telfair, one of the most amazing Mauritius tourist spots. Named after the renowned botanist Charles Telfair, this haven offers a seamless blend of history and comfort. Indulge in fine dining, rejuvenate at the exclusive spa, and tee off at the award-winning golf course amidst the rich heritage of Bel Ombre Mauritius.

At Heritage – The Villas, immerse yourself in opulence with breathtaking ocean views and lush gardens. Experience the epitome of comfort and elegance, complemented by a prestigious golf course at your doorstep.

Discover the soulful warmth of Awali All-Inclusive at this South Mauritius excursion, where relaxation meets cultural richness. Embrace the vibrancy and energy of Mauritius, while enjoying unparalleled comfort and quality. With a name that celebrates roots, this resort invites you to experience the best of Mauritius’ inclusive offerings.

Culinary journey

Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure like no other at Heritage Resorts, one of the trendy Mauritius excursions among tourists. Our talented chefs infuse local flavors into every dish, creating a symphony of tastes that celebrate Mauritian cuisine. We assure you that at this South Mauritius tour, you will see that from fine dining experiences to casual poolside snacks, you will savor the richness of our terroir with every bite. Join us as we pay homage to the vibrant flavors of Mauritius, blending tradition with innovation for an unforgettable gastronomic journey.

Spa wellness holidays

Welcome to your oasis within an oasis at our spa and wellness center. At our exciting South Mauritius historical tour, step into a world where nature’s tranquility envelops you, and the worries of everyday life fade away. Our expert therapists have curated a range of holistic treatments designed to nourish your body and soul. It’s a time dedicated solely to relaxation, rejuvenation, and finding balance in today’s hectic world. Indulge yourself—it’s a luxury, but one that’s essential in the modern age.

Family kids holidays

Welcome to a world of enchantment, emotions, and adventure—a recipe for an unforgettable family holiday in Mauritius. Leave the daily grind behind and journey to the scenic southern coast. With stunning landscapes and crystal-clear waters as your backdrop, we’ve handpicked a selection of family experiences in Bel Ombre. At this South Mauritius tour, let us tailor the perfect family getaway at Heritage Resorts, where every moment is filled with joy and cherished memories.

Seaside activities

This is an aquatic adventure in Mauritius! With its stunning coastline and crystal-clear waters, this island paradise offers a plethora of sea activities for you to explore. Dive beneath the surface and discover a mesmerizing world of colorful fish, vibrant corals, and intricate underwater landscapes through snorkeling. Embark on deep-sea fishing excursions for the chance to reel in thrilling catches like marlin and tuna.

For a truly unique experience, try an underwater sea walk at this South Mauritius tour or unwind on a tranquil catamaran cruise, complete with snorkeling stops and scenic vistas. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie seeking kite surfing thrills or prefer leisurely island-hopping adventures, Mauritius has something for every sea enthusiast. Get ready for an exhilarating maritime escape unlike any other!

What’s included

  • Guided tour
  • Entrance fee and tax
  • Transportation
  • Lunch


Meeting point

 The pickup and drop-off will be from your hotel/villa/resort is included in the tour.


Cancellation Policy 

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

Booking Fee 

Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this tour suitable for all couples?

Yes, this tour is perfect for couples of all ages, whether on a honeymoon or just seeking a romantic getaway.

What should we bring?

Comfortable shoes, a camera, sunscreen, and a hat are recommended for your comfort and enjoyment.

How long will we spend at each stop?

Each stop is thoughtfully timed to offer a fulfilling experience, typically lasting around 1 to 1.5 hours.

Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

The tour is primarily designed for adults. For specific age-related queries, feel free to contact us.

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