The beautiful resort of Balaclava is renowned for its luxury hotels, secluded white sandy beaches and stunning turquoise lagoons. Here on the North West coast of Mauritius you are just a short distance away from the capital, Port Louis with it many shops, restaurants and Marina. Other popular attractions in the area include Pamplemousse Botanical Garden and Trou aux Biches Beach, Turtle Bay Marine Park and Mauritius Aquarium.
Mauritius has a tropical climate, with moderately high temperatures and humidity all year around. Temperatures never rise to such high levels that they become unbearable. The wettest period is from Jan-Mar (198-221mm per month); during these months cyclones may pass nearby giving occasional heavy rain/wind. May-Nov are much drier. There is between 7 and 9 sunshine hours per day throughout the year. The south and southeast coast are slightly windier than the rest of the Island.