Flic en Flac derived its name from an Old Dutch phrase "Fried Landt Flaak" that literally means "Free and Flat Land." During the 1960s the village was known only for its cemetery where people from nearby villages came to bury their dead relatives. There was also some artisanal hunting of wild ducks and birds in the marches of the region. Flic en Flac is found in the district of Black River on the western coast of the island of Mauritius.
|Welcome To Flic En Flac|
Main Services In Flic En Flac
|When Flic en Flac became popular, wealthy Mauritians settled abroad bought land in the area to build bungalows where they intended to stay during their holidays. During their absence they rented it to other tourists and rapidly Flic en Flac became known for its self catering accommodations. This famous coastal village has its own clinic, pharmacies, money changer, bank, supermarket, a police station as well as a post office with internet facilities.|
What makes Flic en Flac so famous among the tourists who visit Mauritius annually is the various services offered at reasonable prices. Laundry, Cyber Café, Public Bus, public phones, pastry, bakery and more services are available to visitors. The roads are in good condition, which hence gives the village the possibility of having a good bus route to other regions of the Island.
Other Services In Flic En Flac
Facilities In Flic En Flac
Some of the most famous dive sites in Mauritius are located a few minutes from the beach. Moto and Car rental facilities are available at low cost. The area has the nicest beaches of the island protected by the surrounding coral reefs and it is protected from the South East Trade Winds by a chain of mountains. During the evening you can enjoy the sunset right on the beach while having a cocktail or enjoy a horse riding. The post office in Flic en Flac offers Internet access at MUR 10.00 for 15 minutes, it is cheaper than other cyber cafes in Flic en Flic i.e. Spar supermarket amongst others.
Restaurant and Bars in Flic en Flac is a must to discover if you decide to stay there for your holiday. The Mauritian gastronomy is a made of traditional dishes, Asian, European and International cuisine. Below is a list of some of the various restaurants that you find in Flic en Flac:
- Ah Youn Restaurant is a specialist in Chinese and Mauritian gastronomy
- Chez Pepe is an Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria where you will find all the Italian delights.
- Black Steers Restaurant serves steak and grill.- Domaine Anna Restaurant offers European, Seafod and Mauritian gastronomy.
Flic En Flac Restaurants
Fast Food Snacks In Flic En Flac
Fast food and snacks are very famous in each and every region of Mauritius and Flic en Flac has some of the best Mauritian Fast food Chariots where anybody can have a quick meal for a few rupees.
With the huge investment in terms of construction in the island, Flic en Flac has now the possibility to access a Shopping Mall at almost 10 minutes car drive.
Cascavelle Shopping Centre Mauritius
Flic En Flac Night Life
Apart from its famous beach and water activities, Flic en Flac is well known for being a lively place for nightlife due its various nightclubs, pubs, casino, bar, karaoke bar and live music.