- History and Culture
Case Noyale is located on the western slopes of the Black River mountain range. Nestled right above the Case Noyale village is the Little Black River Peak more commonly known as ‘Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire’, the highest peak in Mauritius culminating at 828 meters. The village area of Case Noyale comprises most of the slopes of the mountain range down to the coastline.
Case Noyale was acquired along with Chamarel by the Compagnie Sucrière de Bel Ombre (CSBO) in 1961. The area has been a place of unique economic ventures, one of them being Sisal aloe cultivation and transformation into jute bags, another one being the processing of Chamarel coffee to date. On its coastline, Case Noyale has evolved from a small fishing village into a more residential development with small businesses and commerce’s including a supermarket and restaurants. Other features of Case Noyale are the touristic road leading to Chamarel as well as an embarkation point to ‘Ile-aux-Bénitiers’.