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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Decided to splash out on a sunset apartment which is literally steps from La Preneuse beach. It was well worth it, waking up to views over Le Morne and the blue lagoon. Studios are well-equipped and offer a huge bed. Enjoyed taking my breakfast tray back to our terrace for breakfast each morning - loaded with fresh fruit, bread, eggs...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We were here on a 4 night stopover en route from Perth Australia back home to the UK. The phrase 'pieds dans l'eau' couldn't be more apt - our studio apartment's (which cost less than your average English B & B) terrace was about 6 feet from the beach! Buffet breakfast, included in the price, was served on the edge...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 26 March 2013

My son and I stayed here on a recent visit to Mauritius to go deep sea fishing in nearby Blackriver. Mariposa was recommended by the outfitter. The staff was friendly, helpful and easy going. I liked the fact that our room opened to the beach and ocean. I enjoyed a few beautiful sunsets on our balcony. The cost was reasonable/affordable....

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2013 via mobile

We always have an exceptional stay at La Mariposa, staff are friendly and helpful, rooms offer self catering that suits the needs when wanting a relaxed stay, sunsets and swimming beach is out of this world ! We keep coming back and will continue to our very best to Dweena who is always accomodatiing ... The Durocher- Yvon family !!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2012

If you prefer smaller, unpretentious structures this is ideal. It's one of the few smaller places actually on the beach and it's also particularly convenient with several restaurants and a good supermarket within walking distance, which for me is not very far in the heat. The staff are really helpful, the rooms are quite large and all come with separate...

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Saarbrucken, Germany
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We spent half of our honeymoon at La Mariposa. It is beautifully situated directly at the beach. We booked a sunset apartment, which was equipped with a kitchen. The apartment was clean and spacious and our terrace was only steps away from the beach. We had a rental car and La Mariposa was the perfect starting point to tour the...

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 9 April 2012

We are a family of four adults who spent 3 nights at La Mariposa. We had two adjoining, fully-equipped, spacious apartments on the ground floor within a stone's throw of the wonderful, clean beach with a magnificent view towards the Le Morne mountain. The setting here (right on the beach, with beautiful gardens) is superb, the staff friendly, the breakfast...

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Betty's Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Together with friends, had such a great time, here, our apartment was in front row facing west, sunsets and Le Morne , super friendly and efficient staff, clean comfortable and well equipped apartments. great breakfast , by the pool or to be enjoed on your own balcony we had barbeques every night right on the equippement supplied on the beach...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 21 November 2009

Rented a house in La Preneuse through La Mariposa. Great hospitality, nice house with a beautiful garden and just a few meters from the beach!

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Melbourne
Reviewed 10 October 2009

We really enjoyed our 2 nights at this property at the end of a 3 week stay in Mauritius. We had a reasonably priced two bedroom unit (100 Euro) which was literally a stone's throw from the water. The unit was comfortable, clean and very suitable for young children. The property is run by a friendly and professional manager who...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about La Mariposa

Address: Alle des Pecheurs, La Preneuse, Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
Region: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Grande Riviere Noire
Hotel Class:3 star — La Mariposa 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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merc482017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed in various rooms, they are all similar except for the views. If you don't have a sea view you have a beautiful garden view.”
jennyhirst, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have lovely views and more so of the sea”
Z3241UJbrianh, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only a few rooms with full sea view.”
JHK144, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early if you want good view. The property will be renovating soon, so you can expect greater comfort!”
peterye0, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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