The village of Chamarel is one of the most visited spot in the island but still managed to keep its beautiful authenticity and nature. There are several restaurants, view points and hiking trails starting from this area. We invite you to discover our village and made here a list of the main attractions you can enjoy around us. Please contact us if you have any question about the village and its surroundings.

Best beaches around us:

​- Le Morne Beach (our favorite!)

15 mins drive away from La Vieille Cheminée

Tip: stop at the beach before the Kitesurf beach as you'll be facing west and sheltered from the wind.

- La Prairie Beach

20 mins drive away from La Vieille Cheminée

- Bel Ombre Beach

20 mins drive away from La Vieille Cheminée

Ideal location for Windsurf and Kitesurf:

Surf and Turf! Le Morne lagoon is famous for being among the best kitesurfing spots in the world! If you are visiting Mauritius and planning to Kitesurf then staying at La Vieille Cheminée can be the perfect accommodation option for you and your family as the kitesurf beach is just 20 mins away. There are also several kite schools operating in the lagoon of La Prairie (area just upwind of Le Morne lagoon).

The village of La Gaulette is 15 mins away from La Vieille Cheminée and is where ​you'll find the surf shop, supermarket, Pharmacy and restaurants open at night.