Much wilder and more hilly than the north, the south of Mauritius remains the greenest and most authentic section of the island. Beyond Mahébourg, a town in its own right with a very local character, the coast is mostly lined with quiet fishing villages and not very touristy, except at Pointe d'Esny and Blue Bay, the main holiday resorts for travellers on holiday in the south-east. However, it is far from the affluence of the villages in the north, even if the Blue Bay Marine Park and the nearby islets are attracting more and more boaters and diving enthusiasts. Souillac is a tourist stop on any tour of the region because of its basalt cliffs that plunge into the sea. Then, the villages spread out to the south-west. The coastal road leads to

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