Vacoas
in Plaines Wilhems District, Mauritius

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.298 and 57.478 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 17' 53" and E 57° 28' 41"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - MUR
Spoken languages:
English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:31 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Indian/Mauritius
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:58 am and 6:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Mauritius in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mauritius.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mauritius. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Vacoas

Vacoas in Plaines Wilhems District with it's 110,000 habitants is located in Mauritius a little south of Port Louis, the country's capital town.

Current time in Vacoas is now 04:31 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Indian / Mauritius with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Vacoas. The closest airport in Mauritius is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Mauritius is Aapravasi Ghat in a distance of 32 mi (or 51 km), North. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tamarin, Quartier Militaire, Port Louis, Rose Belle and Pamplemousses. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 40% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 24th of September 2021

22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Saturday, 25th of September 2021

23°C (73 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 26th of September 2021

22°C (71 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

LUX* Grand Gaube

Address
5,6 mi
Pointe Rejane
Mauritius
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

Address
5,9 mi
COASTAL ROAD LA GAULETTE
00000 Mauritius
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hennessy Park

Address
3,9 mi
65, Cybercity
65 Ebene
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Canonnier Beachcomber

Address
5,6 mi
Royal Road
MU Mauritius
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Palms Hotel

Address
2,3 mi
66, St Jean Road
Quatre Bornes
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Voilà Bagatelle

Address
5,3 mi
Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius
30 Port Louis
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


LE TROPICAL ATTITUDE

Address
5,6 mi
LA PELOUSE
00000 Trou D' Eau Douce
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gold Nest Hotel

Address
5,6 mi
St. Jean Road
Mauritius
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


LE PRESKIL BEACH RESORT

Address
5,6 mi
POINTE JEROME
00000 Mauritius
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Four Seasons Resort Mauritius

Address
5,9 mi
BEAU CHAMP AT ANAHITA- RESORT ROAD FOLLOW SIGN TO FSR
Mauritius
Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Amour Incomparable de D-Blaze (100 % mauricien)

Published: April 06, 2015
Length: 25:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nasty032490

Enregistrer au Studiio Harmony a Vacoas, Ile Maurice, https://www.facebook.com/HarmonyProductionltd. Video realisee par Brian Racoude et Harmony Production Ltd.


Mauritius Beauty - Rainbow seen in Town

Published: November 15, 2014
Length: 10:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Krish Chedumbrun

Rainbow seen in Mauritius on the 15th of November 2014. Mauritius island is one of the most beautiful place in the world. Here, in the town of Vacoas - Phoenix.


Champ. Océan Indien Croche 2012 - Finale -74kg Lino Charlettine vs Chrisno Abdool

Published: March 07, 2012
Length: 36:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jérôme Sanchez

1ers Championnats de l'Océan Indien de Croche, la lutte traditionnelle réunionnaise. 22 janvier 2012. Complexe sportif Pandit Sahadeo, Vacoas, Mauritius. Centre National de Lutte de l'île...


National record attempt failed,43 kg snatch.Tushaar Daiboo.50kg men's youth.mp4

Published: April 13, 2011
Length: 43:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daiboo Tushaar

Mauritius jeux de l'espoir finals held at vacoas the 13 april 2011.my performance was not so good compared to my training performance.comment please!!


Flowers : Fleurs

Published: March 25, 2015
Length: 39:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gabriel Videos

Some shot flower shots.


Teachers' Club - Silver Jublee.avi

Published: July 02, 2010
Length: 16:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Teachers' Club

The Teachers' Club celebrated its Silver Jublee in 2007.


HighTECH School Mauritius

Published: July 04, 2011
Length: 21:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Wassim Ruhomaully

Link for latest video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjPrL98KwYI Dear Brother/ Sister in ISLAM, The Muslim Community in Mauritius needs an institution to educate our youth to become...


Viggo in Tamarin Bay

Published: March 21, 2011
Length: 40:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kuntakopter

Viggo in Tamarin Bay.


L'ile Maurice (L'hotel Le Canonnier)

Published: August 08, 2011
Length: 48:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Enzo MONSELLATO

Au nord de l'Ile Maurice.


Championat Maurice Elite2010

Published: March 28, 2010
Length: 08:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nicosogo

1st match of Ludovic after his road accident. Gold medalist in category -52kg and best boxer of the day 27 April 2010 .


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Plaines Wilhems District

Plaines Wilhems is a district of Mauritius. It is the most populated district, the population estimate was at 385,034 as at 31 December 2010. The district is mainly urban, it consist of four towns, the village of Midlands and part of two other villages. The Plaines Wilhems district does not have a District Council, it has four Municipal Town Council. The towns are Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill, Curepipe, Quatre Bornes and Vacoas-Phoenix.

Located at -20.3, 57.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Flacq District, Districts of Mauritius

St. Joseph's College, Curepipe

St. Joseph’s College is a publicly funded Roman Catholic all-boys secondary school.

Located at -20.2661, 57.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Mauritius, Roman Catholic secondary schools in Mauritius, Boys' schools in Mauritius, Educational institutions established in 1877

Collège du Saint-Esprit

The Collège du Saint Esprit is a Catholic, boys-only, high school based in Quatre Bornes, Mauritius. It is one of the star schools of the country and is well known for its academic quality and also for its high performance at the inter-college sport competitions. The college has the tradition of Higher School Certificate laureates who compete for state scholarships for foreign tertiary education.

Located at -20.2661, 57.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Roman Catholic secondary schools in Mauritius, Educational institutions established in 1938, Boys' schools in Mauritius

Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College

Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College is secondary school in Phoenix, Mauritius. It was founded in 1996 and was later renamed after Sir Abdool Raman Osman, the first Governor General of Mauritius in late 1996. The school became a National College in 2007.

Located at -20.2821, 57.4956 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Mauritius, Boys' schools in Mauritius

Henrietta, Mauritius

Henrietta is found in the town of Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius. It is said to be the 'finishing part' of Vacoas as beyond it there is only forest.

Located at -20.3333, 57.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Mauritius

Municipal Council of Quatre Bornes

The Municipal Council of Quatre Bornes (French: Conseil Municipal de Quatre Bornes) also known as Municipality is the local authority responsible for the administration of the town of Quatre Bornes, Plaines Wilhems District, Mauritius. The actual Mayor is Mrs M. Désirée Ariane Oxenham and the Deputy Mayor Mr P. Parsad Beedasy.

Located at -20.2654, 57.4791 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Quatre Bornes, Local government in Mauritius

Municipal Council of Vacoas-Phoenix

The Municipal Council of Vacoas-Phoenix (French: Conseil Municipal de Vacoas-Phoenix) also known as Municipality is the local authority responsible for the administration of the town of Vacoas-Phoenix, Plaines Wilhems District, Mauritius. The actual Mayor is Mohamud Nooranee Allybocus and the Deputy Mayor Renganaden Yetty.

Located at -20.3, 57.4745 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Vacoas-Phoenix, Local government in Mauritius

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Vacoas.

Other districts

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vacoa, Vacoas, Vacoas-Phoenix, Phoenix