Bois Sec
in Savanne District, Mauritius

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.441 and 57.510 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 26' 29" and E 57° 30' 37"
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: 01:30 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Indian/Mauritius
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:21 am and 5:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mauritius in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Mauritius.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mauritius. Last Update: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Discover Bois Sec

Bois Sec in Savanne District is a place in Mauritius about 19 mi (or 31 km) south of Port Louis, the country's capital city.

Current time in Bois Sec is now 01:30 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Indian / Mauritius with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 3 airports near Bois Sec. The closest airport in Mauritius is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), 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 41 mi (or 67 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: Souillac, Rose Belle, Tamarin, Quartier Militaire and Port Louis. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 4% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 15th of April 2024

25°C (78 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

24°C (76 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

22°C (71 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Shanti Maurice Resort & Spa

4,4 mi
Riviere Des Galets
0000 Chemin Grenier

Time Information

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

Sofitel So Mauritius

6,8 mi
Royal Road Beau Champs

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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Rating: 5 of 5
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Britannia Harvest 2014

Published: December 13, 2014
Length: 40:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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The John Deere 3520 Sugarcane Harvester :) Harvesting Sugar Cane in Britannia :) by nirpaL JHURRY :)

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Published: June 20, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nir paL

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6. Britannia Senior Citizen - Speech 2

Published: June 20, 2014
Length: 03:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: January 23, 2015
Length: 13:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Communication Saint-Aubin

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Published: December 25, 2013
Length: 37:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: May 16, 2012
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Length: 07:11 min
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Vanille Crocodile Park

Published: May 15, 2010
Length: 00:02 min
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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.

Savanne District

Savanne is a district of Mauritius, situated in the south of the island. The district has an area of 244.8 km2 and the population estimate was at 70,471 as at 31 December 2010. The southern part of the island is one of the most scenic and unspoilt.

Located at -20.4667, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Savanne District, Districts of Mauritius

Ganga Talao

Ganga Talao or Grand Bassin is a crater lake situated in a secluded mountain area in the district of Savanne, deep in the heart of Mauritius. It is about 1800 feet above sea level. It was discovered by inhabitants of the town of Triolet and not Terre-Rouge as recent intentionally wrong informations tend to support. It is considered the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and other Gods including Hanuman, Lakshmi, and others along the Grand Bassin.

Located at -20.4181, 57.4919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Mauritius, Religion in Mauritius, Places of worship in Mauritius, Indian diaspora in Mauritius, Sacred lakes

Montagne Cocotte

Montagne Cocotte is a 771 metre tall mountain peak in Mauritius. It is located in the far south of the island nation, in the Savanne District and in the Black River Gorges National Park.

Located at -20.44, 57.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Mauritius

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