A heavenly world known for its crystal clear oceans and white sandy beaches, Mauritius’ film production industry is slowly coming into its own. Thanks to its proximity to Southeast Asia, it is already a popular Bollywood shoot location. Some of the best-known regions including the Black River Gorges National Park, Casela National Park, and the coloured earth of the Chamarel Plain and Le Pouce. Mauritius also offers an abundance of underwater photography and filming options, particularly along the more protected west coast – while Tamarin Bay has great surf breaks. Specific looks include run-down French-colonial architecture, and sugarcane and tea agricultural looks. In December last year, Mauritius won Best Film Shooting Destination at the International Film Business Awards.
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