Poste Lafayette is a beautiful spot suitable for beginners to expert kitesurfers, this place offer plenty of space with a beautiful beach and a great lagoon.

The map of Poste Lafayette

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It is located
  • East Coast of Mauritius
  • If you come from the North, passing the football field, the second entrance on the left
Best time to go
  • The best months are between June and November
Beach
  • Clean water
  • Many corals at the beach and at the bottom of the sea
  • The bottom of the sea have some rocks and urchins
Water temperature
  • Summer: 25 to 28 °C
  • Winter: 23 to 25 °C
Winds
  • East and South West
  • On and Side on shore
  • 15 – 25 knots
Kite size
  • 9 to 12 m²
Waves
  • The waves you will find in the reef, a few meters from the coast, they are not the best waves, but surely they will bring you a lot of fun
Recommended level
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
Dangers
  • Some rocks, fragile and sharp corals and urchins at the bottom of the sea
  • With Low Tide, it can get tricky with the rocks because you can not see them at all, some at the left side of the beach, a big one between the small boats on the right side
  • With Low Tide, you don’t have much water close to the beach
Infrastructure
  • You have toilets
  • Sometimes ice cream vans
Additional infos
  • During the week, there are not many kitesurfers, but on weekends, you have to share the beach with the local people who goes to swim

Poste Lafayette, kitespot in Mauritius

Wind forecast

Pros and cons in Poste Lafayette

 High probability of wind
 Constant winds
 Very flat water
 No boat traffic
 On no wind days, lots of other activities
 Plenty of space on the beach and in the lagoon

 Many corals and urchins at the bottom of the sea

Kitespots near Poste Lafayette

  • Anse la Raie – You have some schools but a rock passage before you get to the water
  • Bain Boeuf – Only works with North Wind
  • Bel Ombre
  • Grand Baie
  • Palmar – One of the nicest beaches of Mauritius

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