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Ilot Gabriel Beach

Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius
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Most beautiful place in Mauritius

When you think of paradise this is what it looks like!!! The place is stunning - blue water and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
One of my favourite places in Mauritius!

I've been to Mauritius many times and like many other places this is definitely somewhere I go... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Luke F
via mobile
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Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

When you think of paradise this is what it looks like!!! The place is stunning - blue water and white sand. I only wished I could have stayed longer. This is definitely a must do and I'm so glad we visited. We were considering not...More

Thank Dem11
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to Mauritius many times and like many other places this is definitely somewhere I go every time. The catamaran trip to and from the island is fun and very enjoyable we usually leave from grand baie, and the boat crew truly do make...More

1  Thank Luke F
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Appreciated the gorgeous island, excellent for snorkeling, swimming and not as commercial as Ile Aux Cerfs. Saw many fish while snorkeling. No dustbins or toilettes though...

1  Thank Helmut V
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We spent around 45min there and we did not walk inside, we only stood on the beach and in water. It was here for the first time that i saw a big tortue when snorkeling. Sadely there are lots of boats, hundreds of people. Dead...More

Thank Mitrache F
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice little island with a great beach. We visited on a catamaran day trip from Grand Baie. Opportunity to rent Sun loungers and umbrellas on the island but no other services. Good snorkelling if you swim out from the beach.

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We were dropped on the island by dingy and told we would be picked up again in 3 hours and taken back to the catamaran.What hell,my feet burnt since the catamaran staff refused to give our shoes back to us.Nothing on the island no toilet,no...More

Thank clarence b
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

There really isn't that much to see on the island itself. But you can snorkel right from the beach and see some cool fishes. Also the catamaran cruise to get to the island is a fun way to spent the day.

Thank 4johe4
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place! Lightblue sea + a lot of fish. Great place for snorkeling. Would have liked to stay a little longer! The boattrip was also nice, a bbq was included and people were dancing on the boat on the way back!

Thank sanneneppelenbroek
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It was a good experience. The beach is very pristine and you feel as if you are on a uninhabitated island. I visited Flat Island and Coin D'Mire along with it.

1  Thank Vikrant116
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Must visit sight for the beach lovers and honeymooners. You can reach here thru speed boats or catamaran cruises. It's amazing day cruise and do carry pair of swim suit to enjoy the beach. Amazing triangular landscaping with water at 3 sides.. Making the looks...More

Thank Prabhneet C
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