Destination guide

The beachside setting of Balaclava is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Balaclava. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognized for its sporting events, spas and cocktail bars. Trou aux Biches Beach and Immigration Depot are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Balaclava

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Balaclava has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mauritius Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Blue Water Diving Center (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • The Chateau de Labourdonnais Orchards (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Casela Nature and Leisure Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Balaclava

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Balaclava

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Balaclava is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Trou aux Biches Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Pamplemousses Botanical Garden (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Grand Bay Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Flic-en-Flac Beach (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Turtle Bay (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Turtle Bay Marine Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Balaclava

The nearest airport is in Mahebourg (MRU-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl.), located 26.6 mi (42.7 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Balaclava?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 733 vacation rentals near Balaclava. From 103 Houses to 328 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Balaclava for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Balaclava?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 103 Houses in Balaclava. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balaclava include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 328 rentals available
  • Villas: 224 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Balaclava?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 449 vacation rentals with pool available in Balaclava. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.