in Savanne District, Mauritius

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.499 and 57.535 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 29' 54" and E 57° 32' 7"
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: 12:33 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Indian/Mauritius
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 6:15 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: 2023-03-25 08:16:39

Discover Fontenelle

Fontenelle in Savanne District is a city in Mauritius about 23 mi (or 38 km) south of Port Louis, the country's capital city.

Local time in Fontenelle is now 12:33 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Indian / Mauritius with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 3 airports in the vicinity of Fontenelle. The closest airport in Mauritius is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), North-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 45 mi (or 73 km), North. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, 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 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 93% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 26th of March 2023

25°C (78 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 27th of March 2023

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 28th of March 2023

26°C (78 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Shanti Maurice Resort & Spa

4,6 mi
Riviere Des Galets
0000 Chemin Grenier

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

La plage de Gris Gris à Souillac (Ile Maurice)

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 16:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ile-Maurice.TV

Découvrez la magnifique plage de Gris Gris à Souillac : dans l'extrême Sud de l'Ile Maurice. Découvrez l'ile Maurice...

Souillac & Le Rouche quel Pleure

Published: October 05, 2010
Length: 05:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: James Syrett

Southern Point of Mauritius.

Lebon's house @ Souillac

Published: December 27, 2013
Length: 25:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Maxime's house bought by his son - Souvenir 2013.

La roche qui pleure à l'Ile Maurice

Published: April 03, 2015
Length: 57:17 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: ile-Maurice.TV

Découvrez la Roche qui pleure : près du village de Souillac et de la plage de Gris Gris dans le sud de l'ile Maurice. Découvrez l'Ile...

La cascade de rochester falls

Published: April 03, 2015
Length: 58:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ile-Maurice.TV

Découvrez la cascade de Rochester Falls à Souillac : Découvrez l'Ile Maurice en images :

Rochester Falls Mauritius

Published: January 18, 2012
Length: 33:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aeolia Shenberg

South of Mauritius, very cool and relaxing water.. Summer Holidays December 2011-2012.

Mauritius (Ile Maurice) - Gris Gris Beach

Published: February 15, 2009
Length: 33:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gerard Peka

Mauritius Holidays.

La roche qui pleure

Published: December 07, 2013
Length: 17:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Michael Breitung

A short video I recorded while visiting the south coast of Mauritius. Compared to the other parts of the island the south is very rough since there is no reef protecting the coast and the waves...

Tortoises making love in Mauritius Vanilla Crocodile Park

Published: February 28, 2008
Length: 04:14 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: WhereisCliff

I was amazed at the size of these things! One user commented that I should not sit on them, but I did not. I hovered over one and made it look like I sat on it, but never rested my weight...

Underwater Filming at St Felix Sea, Mauritius with Nokia N8

Published: August 11, 2012
Length: 00:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Vinith4

Just messing about with the Nokia N8 under water. Sorry for shaky video. It's quite difficult to swim and hold the camera at the same time.

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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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Savanne District, Districts of Mauritius

Souillac, Mauritius

Souillac is a village close to the southernmost point of the main island of Mauritius. It is the capital of Savanne district. It was named after the Vicomte de Souillac, the island's governor from 1779-1787.

Located at -20.5167, 57.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
, Savanne District, Populated places in Mauritius

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