1. Cap Malheureux Red Roof Church
Cap Malheureux is a coastal fishing village in the north of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. It is very famous for its bright red roof this Roman Catholic Church which has made Cap Malheureux a very popular tourist destination. It is only 10 minutes’ drive from Grand Bay.
The name of “Cap Malheureux” comes from the French meaning “Cape of Bad Luck” which was given by the French who occupied the island from 1710 to 1810 after being defeated by British who then claimed the island. This place gives a very Romantic view from outside with the sea and view over gunner’s quoin island.