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Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel Mauritius

Phone: +230 402 7800,

Maritim Crystals Beach Diving Center

The Maritim Crystals Beach Diving Center is based in the Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel Mauritius, Belle Mare on the east coast of Mauritius. The East Coast and its underwater scenery is well known for its big pelagic fishes, drift dives and superb reef dives and a wreck Ruang Lap.

At Maritim Crystals Beach Diving Center we pride ourselves on our high level of service and we constantly strive to satisfy our guest's requirements. Our friendly and welcoming staff will ensure that you have a truly great diving experience.

We look forward to welcoming you to the warm seas of Mauritius.

Our Dive Sites

Belle Mare has more than 19 unique dive sites, excellent diving conditions, ranging depths of 3 to 30 m adapted the level of experience and qualification and the best drift dive the island has to offer. All our dives offered at the Maritim Crystals Beach Diving Centre are guided dives and particular attention is attributed to each diver.

The East coast region is surrounded by a coral reef with a rich marine life – and offers shallow comfortable dive sites for beginners, as well as wreck, walls, rock formations and caverns for the experienced

With at least 19 unique dive sites a short boat trip from the Maritim Crystals Diving Center alone, there is plenty of choice for beginner and advanced divers. Here is a small selection of the most common dive sites.


Reef Deef


Depth: 18-20 m
Environment: Coral reef barrier
Expect to see: Snapper, Parrot Fish, Trumpet Fish, Ray, Sea Turtle

Long Cliff 

Depth: 20-25 m
Environment: Coral reef barrier
Expect to see: Carp, Shark, Sea Turtle, Parrot Fish

Japanese Garden 

Depth: 15-20 m
Environment: Coral reef barrier, Canyon
Expect to see: Trumpet Fish, Lion Fish, Snapper, Shark, Carp

Big Castle

Depth: 15-18 m
Environment: Canyon
Expect to see: Trumpet Fish, Ray, Turtle

Little Castle

Depth: 10-12 m
Environment: Coral reef barrier
Expect to see: Fire Goby, Black Spotted Puffer, Damsel, Butterfly Fish


Depth: 12-22 m
Environment: Canyon dive, Rock
Expect to see: Eagle Ray, Sea Turtle, Tropical Fishes

Canyon Pass

Depth: 5-22 m
Environment: Canyon, Basaltic rock
Expect to see: Reef Sharks, Sting Ray, Porcupine Fish, Mauritian Gregory

Padi Hole

Depth: 9-10 m
Environment: Gravels, Basaltic rock
Expect to see: Line Surgeonfish, Trevally, Barracuda

Yen Place

Depth: 9-12 m
Environment: Soft corals, Sponge
Expect to see: Pearly Sergeant, White Tail Dascyllus, Scissortail Sergeant


Wreck Dive and DSD

Ruang Lap

Depth: 25-27 m
Environment: Ship Wreck
Expect to see: Wreck, Sergeant Fish, Eagle Ray

Trou Moutou

Depth: 5-7 m
Environment: Soft coral, Sponge
Expect to see: Clown Fish, Trumpet Fish, Parrot fish

Coral Garden

Depth: 5-10 m
Environment: Coral
Expect to see: Variety of Corals, Clown Fish, Tropical Fishes


Deep Dive

Sea Fan Forest

Depth: 26-30 m
Environment: Drop off, Sea Fans, Soft Corals, Sponge
Expect to see: Huge Parrot Fish, Eagle Ray, Sting Ray

Sea Fan Valley

Depth: 25-30 m
Environment: Canyon, Soft Corals, Sea fans
Expect to see: Sting Ray, Sea Turtle, Eagle Ray, Angel Fish, Trumpet Fish


Depth: 15-30 m
Environment: Canyon, Drop off
Expect to see: Blue Band Snapper, Sharks


Lobster Canyon

Depth: 25-30 m
Environment: Drop off
Expect to see: Giant Crabs, Lobsters, Great Barracuda,




Drift Dive

Belle Mare Pass

Depth: 5-18 m
Environment: Channel, Canyon
Expect to see: Ray, Jackfish, Barracuda, Shark, Sea Turtle

Barracuda Grand

Depth: 12-16 m
Environment: Gravels, basaltic rock
Expect to see: Great Barracuda, King Fish, Carp, Shark

Anchor Pass

Depth: 4-15 m
Environment: Canyon, Anchors,
Expect to see: Carp, Vielle, Surgeonfish


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Land & Water Sports Activities

The following are available free of charge (depending on availability):

  • 2 swimming pools with only one heated
  • Kids pool at kids club (50 cm depth)
  • 100 sqm air-conditioned fitness centre
  • Stand-up paddling
  • Kayak
  • Pedal boats
  • Glass-bottom boat trips
  • Aqua gym (as per hotel's program)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Table tennis
  • 2 floodlight tennis courts with soccer/football facilities
  • Petanque
  • Darts
  • Giant chess
  • Aqualand

The following are available at a charge:

  • Diving Centre on site with PADI-qualifed instructors
  • Available nearby on request only: Parasailing, catamaran trips, deepsea fishing, undersea-walk, sub-marine & water ski
  • Snorkelling & Kite Surf
  • Horse riding at the Equestrian Centre of our sister hotel, the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius (individual or group lessons walks on the beach, on the Estate or nearby the hotel)
  • Benefit from privileged rates (transfers not included) at our sister hotel, the 5-star Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius
  • Game room with PlayStation, Air Hockey, Soccer TableCrazy Shoot (Basketball), Arcade game
  • Billiard
Children pool | Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel Mauritius

Ti DODO Kids Club

The Ti DODO Kids Club and its qualified childminders welcome your children aged between 3 and 12 years, every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. We offer your children a wide range of exciting outdoor and indoor activities. The Kids Club has its own playground and a separate children's pool.

Aqualand | Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel Mauritius


n the hotel complex of the Maritim Crystals Beach Hotel is the unique Aqualand, a slide park on 4,000 sqm with two giant slides, one of which is 71 m long and can be ridden with buoys and the other with a length of 57 m, as well as 3 mini-slides of 17 m. There are also 3 swimming pools, a bar with creative and non-alcoholic drinks, an ice cream parlour and a fast-food style restaurant. Children must be at least 1.20 m tall and should be able to swim to use the water slides. However, Aqualand also offers a 30 cm deep children's pool with three slides. The safety of all guests is ensured by a team of trained lifeguards with international lifeguard certification.
The entertainment team provides a wide range of fun activities such as water aerobics, Zumba and water polo.

For hotel guests, access to Aqualand is free of charge - please register via the hotel reception. But even as a non-hotel guest, Aqualand can be booked as a day package.




Places of interest

Mauritius - the pearl of the Indian Ocean has everything necessary to guarantee holidays full of diversity and excitement. Discover the various landscapes including mountains that are almost 1,000 metres high, volcanoes, sugarcane plantations, bleach white sandy beaches and picturesque lagoons. When that's not enough - there's a whole world under the water just waiting to be discovered as well.

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