Summer has returned!

Last year we didn't visit the beach very often so this summer, we plan to visit a little bit more and hopefully get my son to overcome his dislike of the sand underneath his feet. He loves to play with it but doesn't like the feel of it on his soles... It's strange and I'm baffled...

Anyway, today I wanted to introduce 'La Plage' which is the private Beach Club of the Evaco Group. It is located in Trou Aux Biches, on one of the best beaches on the north coast of Mauritius.

patio leading to the entrance

It says that the beach club is exclusively for Evaco property owners and tenants but I have always been able to book for lunch and enjoy the beach afterwards... Maybe there is an entrance fee which is redeemable against food and drinks??

The Beach Club is located in an old stone house which has been renovated and decorated with the theme of 'seaside' in mind. It's like walking into someone's beach house with loads of sofas and chairs for the guests to relax. I love the combination of turquoise against the neutral shades creating a fresh feeling.

relaxing seating area
Love how the branches/tree trunks are incorporated in the shelving

If I had a beach front property, I would definitely use this colour combination as it's so relaxing and cooling. There's also a lot of texture such as rattan, aged or natural wood, woven raffia and soft fabrics which adds to it's relaxed 'beachy' atmosphere.

Is this long table used or just for interior decoration?
Rattan furniture on the terrace
Love this lampshade... maybe I should start macrame...

The restaurant is mainly situated outside and the tables are arranged under the pergolas and a huge Indian-almond tree which provides lovely shading creating a nice natural setting. It seems like they also did a move of furniture as I noticed that the shaded lounge booths that they had last year have disappeared... It's a shame as they were the perfect spot to catch up with friends over drinks and lunch and great for parents with younger kids as they could play in the sand in front of you under the shaded canopy.

A number of pergolas for outdoor dining
The Indian-almond tree on the right is big and majestic
I wish I had a garden like this
If only I liked alcohol...

The Beach Club is open from the morning but the best time to go is for lunch as you can enjoy the beach afterwards. They are also open for sundown cocktails and dinner.

The menu is varied with daily specials. On this day I had the mini beef brochettes bento box but the plat du jour of grilled capitaine fish also looked yummy. I've been to 'La Plage' a few times now and I have noticed the food is a little hit and miss.... One thing I would comment about my bento box is that either the coleslaw or salad should be replaced with something else as they're pretty much the same thing, right? just one is creamier with some raisins??
Mini brochettes bento box
Grilled capitaine fish

Service is usually good as there is always someone around for assistance. I haven't been during sundown but I'm sure the views are amazing!

Overall, it's a great place to grab something to eat, relax and chill with friends and family. Food may not be the best on the island but I guess the gorgeous beach in front of you compensates for it.

- Best to book in advance.
- Most of the restaurant is outside on the sand so don't come in your best shoes and sandals.
- Don't forget sunscreen as you'll be working off that lunch on the beach!

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