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Wonders of Mayotte

Baobab at Sakouli beach, Mayotte
Baobab at Sakouli beach / mwanasimba, / CC BY-SA 2.0

WorldBlue  Highlights

The small Mayotte has some quite interesting natural landmarks, especially ecosystems.

Map with the described wonders

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WorldViolet Top 7 wonders of Mayotte

Geological wonders

Soulou Falls

A gorgeous waterfall at the beach.

Rouaka Cascade

Approximately 20 m tall waterfall near Ouangani village.

Biological wonders

Mount Benara forest

The only high-altitude forest in Mayotte, area approximately 185 ha. Numerous endemic and rare species of animals and plants.

Chissioua Mbouzi

A small island that is covered with tropical dry forest. Contains numerous species of plants endemic to Mayotte including some plants found only here. On the island live some 750 brown lemurs (Eulemur fulvus mayottensis) – the only place where they live in the wild (partly, as they are fed by people).

Sakouli beach

A beautiful beach with numerous giant baobabs.

Baobab of Musicale beach

The largest baobab tree on the island, with a circumference of 28 m.

Architecture wonders

Tsingoni Mosque

An old mosque that was built in 1538 by Tsingoni sultans. Their graves are located nearby.

WorldYellow Recommended books

Tourism, History and Culture of Mayotte


Tourism Mayotte is an island that has some thousands of people inside it, these people are of mixed….. More will be discovered in this book, but for your awareness, this tiny nation is still hidden to many people, and it is a big loss of opportunity in tourism and vacations, Mayotte is a tourist destination due to its location and environment, the people that made up this tiny country are wonderful people in nature…


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