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Balaclava Destination Guide

Delve into Balaclava in Mauritius

Balaclava in the region of Mauritius (general) is a city in Mauritius - some 6 mi or ( 9 km ) North of Port Louis , the country's capital .

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Current time in Balaclava is now 12:04 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Indian/Mauritius " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ville Valio, Triolet, Tamarin, Souillac, and Saint Pierre. While being here, make sure to check out Ville Valio . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Balaclava ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Big Bonzai - Mauritius ultimate botanical guide

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The best guide we ever had! When visiting the botanical garden in Mauritius, we hired a guide for some background information. Our guide turned out to be an atraction in itself with a preference for s ..

The Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa - Let me be your Guide - Mauritius

3:17 min by Katerina Orfanidi
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The Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa - Let me be your Guide - Mauritius Embraced by the gently swaying sugar cane fields and the warm turquoise water of the Indian Ocean, The Grand Mauritian, a Luxury Col ..


3:30 min by Rodolphe Lamare
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Video clip of the resort made by airelle production Ltd, more at ..

Resamaurice : Hotel Le Récif, île Maurice

3:44 min by resaplanet
Views: 11228 Rating: 5.00 lespécialiste des hôtels de lîle Maurice. Toute une équipe basée à lîle Maurice, qui visite tous les hôtels, pour mieux vous conseiller et vous aider à préparer votre séjour. Deman ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Rivière du Tombeau

Rivière du Tombeau is a river in northwestern Mauritius. Its source is on the slopes of Pieter Both Mountain, from where it flows north and then west for a total of 16 kilometres, reaching the Indian ocean at Baie-du-Tombeau, north of the capital of Port Louis.

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Located at -20.10 57.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Rivers of Mauritius

Triolet, Mauritius

Triolet is a small town on the island of Mauritius. It serves the district capital of Pamplemousses. It lies exactly 7 miles (about 11.3 Kilometres) from Port Louis, the capital of the island. The village is a patch of civilisation amid green sugarcane fields, near the north-western coast of the island. To its north lie Trou-aux-Biches, Mont-Choisy and Grand Baie which are coastal villages, while to its west are Pointe-aux-piments and Balaclava.

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Located at -20.05 57.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Pamplemousses District, Populated places in Mauritius


Trou-aux-Biches is a public beach in northern coast of the island Mauritius in the district of Pamplemousses. The beach is one of the most beautiful on the island and was awarded the World's Leading Beach Destination at the World Travel Award for 2011. A tourist resort is situated near the beach, the Trou aux Biches Resort & Spa.

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Located at -20.05 57.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Beaches of Mauritius, Geography of Mauritius

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (sometimes shortened to the SSR Botanical Garden), commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist attraction near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. The garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre (1719 – 1786) in 1770, and covers an area of around 37 hectares.

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Located at -20.11 57.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Botanical gardens in Mauritius, Pamplemousses District, Seewoosagur Ramgoolam

Pamplemousses District

Pamplemousses is a district of Mauritius, located in the north west of the island, and is one of the most densely populated parts of the island. The name of the district comes from the French word for grapefruits. The district has an area of 178.7 km and the population estimate was at 138,339 as at 31st December 2010.

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Located at -20.12 57.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Districts of Mauritius