in Plaines Wilhems District, Mauritius
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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 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
The St. Regis Mauritius Resort
LE TROPICAL ATTITUDE
Gold Nest Hotel
LE PRESKIL BEACH RESORT
Four Seasons Resort Mauritius
Videos from this area
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Amour Incomparable de D-Blaze (100 % mauricien)
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
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
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
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!!
HighTECH School Mauritius
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...
Championat Maurice Elite2010
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.
St. Joseph's College, Curepipe
St. Joseph’s College is a publicly funded Roman Catholic all-boys secondary school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Vacoas.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Vacoas.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vacoas.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vacoa, Vacoas, Vacoas-Phoenix, Phoenix