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Name: Pointe aux Sables Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Louis, , Mauritius

Location: West coast of Mauritius, Indian Ocean.

Managing Organization:
Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Land Transport, & Shipping

This tower was originally built as a Martello tower in 1810 as part of the local defense system; it was later converted into a lighthouse.

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: Green light 1 second on, 1 second off.

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower; light mounted on top front.

This light is operational

Date Present Tower Built: 1810

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!


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