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Ocean & Mountain views near Chamarel & stunning uncrowded beaches of Le Morne

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

World class Kite lagoon Snorkelling Hiking UNESCO site stunning empty beaches

This brand new property built in 2015 Overlooks the lagoon of Isle aux Benetiers where you can paddle to the island on our kayaks. Surrounded by the mountains of Le Morne, you will be sharing the same stretch of stunning beach as the gorgeous 6 star St Regis and Luxe Le Morne hotels at fraction of the cost! Just a ten minute drive from the protected beaches of World Heritage Le Morne & and the kite boarding lagoon ranked number 5 in the worlds top ten kite boarding and wind surfing destinations .These contemporary studios [45M2] were completed in May 2015 . Eco friendly, decorated using minimal concepts and neutral tones our studios have the feel of a quality 4 star hotel. A stunning shared roof terrace has spectacular views in every direction with giant sunbed & a cool off shower. Large dining BBQ area. Perfect for sunsets and stargazers the outdoor areas of this stylish property were created with romance at heart. Snuggle on the sunbed under the stars at night where fruit bats fly overhead. With 2 spacious studios on the upper floor of a villa boasting sea views & additional 2 studios on the lower floor overlooking a mature tropical garden visited by birdlife and sometimes chickens!! Each studio has a private dining terrace where all meals can be taken outside. Private en suite shower room with toilet and bidet . Bathroom towels provided. Super king sized orthopaedic bed 100% cotton sheets changed 1 x per week. Private kitchen in each studio with hob, fridge freezer. Maid 3 x per week [not Sunday or public holiday. Free WiFi . Room safe. Ceiling fan.

Located close to the best natural highlights this beautiful island has to offer such as the 5 mile stretch of stunning beaches at Le Morne & the pristine forests & waterfalls of Chamarel. Our studios are also close to all amenities and the best restaurants in the area

Found in the heart of authentically Mauritian hamlet of Cotteau Raffin, La Gaulette, Le Morne is a UNESCO World heritage site of outstanding natural beauty this location is hard to beat !

This location is not a peace & quiet away from it all experience...The pace of life is slow here but this truly Mauritian village is often pretty lively and noisy!! Musicians can be heard getting together in the evening and playing Sega music. Dogs bark (especially at night) cockerels crow, locals greet each other on the street. The baker will toot his horn early morning and evening to get his customers attention ( which saves going to the supermarket!) The local school children are picked up at 7am the day starts early for the villagers here !

More Details

Trish & Kev
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, CREOLE
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017

About Trish & Kev

We now live in Mauritius. Formerly a personal trainer in London I am also a practitioner of A Course in Miracles ( spiritual psychology ) Kev and I created much of the fixtures and designed our properties and we work together.

We believe that Love is the most important driver of our business, and hope to benefit the local community that is the face of our place and that our guests feel loved by this property and its environment

Trish & Kev purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Trish & Kev chose La Gaulette

We built this place. We have always dreamed of creating a beautiful place we would enjoy staying in ourselves...Kev is a native born Mauritian and myself (Trisha) am English. We frequently travel, we love hotels and wanted to create a hotel feel. We are a romantic couple and wanted to create potential for romance in the outside and inside spaces. We poured our love for this beautiful environment into every nook and cranny and want to express love through this building to our guests.

What makes this apartment unique

Our place is the best possible location for those looking for daytime action. Close to the legendary Le Morne , a mecca for kite surfers and also the best snorkelling on the island. Close to endemic forests and wildlife Waterfalls and hiking trails.

This place is set in the heart of a sleepy authentic Mauritian village, all day long you will hear birds singing and the rustle of coconut trees in the wind then at night the village will spring to life. There are several churches on the street where worshippers sing enthusiastically and the preacher can be heard a mile away .Religion is enormously important to Mauritians and the all of the churches and temples are packed to the rafters. Cockerels crow , dogs bark, musicians get together and jam. Everyone will greet you as you stroll through the neighbourhood. Life here is not silent.


La Gaulette Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Ocean & Mountain views near Chamarel & stunning uncrowded beaches of Le Morne
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great stay next to Le Morne

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this property. The appartment is neat and clean. The furnishing is rather basic, but there is everything you need. Fridge, safe, WLAN for free, water kettle, ...

The area is safe and apart from mainstreet noise.

To have a great stay there, you need a car. Supermarket is in the same village, but still 2 km to walk. Beautiful Le Morne beaches are 10 km away. Trish and Kev always tried to fullfil our needs and requests.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We couldn't agree we stress in out property details a car is a must here.
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Great stay at Trisha's and Kev's apartment

  • 5 of 5

Trisha and Kev are really nice hosts! They care about their guests. The apartment is located at their home. So we could talk to them every day and we felt like at home. The apartment is very clean and offers everything you need. Just a few minutes drive to Kite surfing beach Le Morne, one of the best spots in the world! There are also some quite good adventures you can book through Trisha like swimming with dolphins. Great view from the roof terrace. We were very happy with our stay and we can absolutely recommend this location!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are many adventures to be had in this part of the island.....and of course the kite surfing is at it's finest mid August to late November. The very best of everything to you both . We are delighted you chose our place for your honeymoon,!
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Gepflegtes Apartment in La Gaulette, Top!

  • 5 of 5

Super Preis-Leistungsverhältnis und sehr herzliche Vermieter. Die Wohnung entspricht absolut der Beschreibung - Panoramablick von der Dachterrasse, moderne Einrichtung. Der Kitespot Le Morne und der National Park sind mit dem Auto in 10 Minuten zu erreichen. Trisha vermittelt auch Ausflüge und Mietwagen. Perfekte Lage für einen preiswerten Aktivurlaub auf Mauritius.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Berit!
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
SSR Maurbourg
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Ocean Vagabond
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Dina Robin
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Chez Mielees
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Le Morne
Car: necessary

This location is only minutes away from the best natural highlights this island has to offer....our location is suited to those seeking daytime action. The beach has best corals and water visibility in Mauritius , ideal for snorkelling and is also a kite and wind surfing mecca. A pod of wild dolphins are in permanent residence in the area and whales migrate through these waters yearly. The hiking and walks through ancient endemic forests and waterfalls are close and are within a 30 minute drive. There are a couple of good inexpensive restaurants within 1K ,with our favourite being 'Chez Mielees' which is an authentic mother and daughter operation which offer freshly caught fish and lobster and excellent service. We are in the heart of an authentic Mauritian village. The pace of life is slow but it is not silent. Dogs bark , cocks crow, passers by greet each other on the street and in the local churches which proliferate in this area you can hear the worshippers sing and clap with enthusiasm! The baker toots his horn every morning at the crack of dawn to bring his clients out to buy bread.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $132

A fan is provided in each studio for your comfort. Air con is a surcharge of 100 Mauritian rupees per day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.