Le Morne Public Beach is located on the south-west part of Mauritius island, 25 kilometers from Black River Gorges National Park. The beach is well known for its dramatic backdrop of the Morne Brabant mountain, as well as its clear waters, white sands and coral reefs which make it popular for snorkeling and diving. The mountain is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The beach is a popular spot for windsurfing, and kitesurfing. The best time for windsurfing is from May to September, while kitesurfing is best from November to March. Parking is available at the beach, as well as restaurants and bars. Dog lovers should note that dogs are not allowed on the beach.