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“One of my favourite places in Mauritius!”
Review of Ilot Gabriel Beach

Ilot Gabriel Beach
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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 the whole experience so much better, they play music throughout the trip and the food cooked on the BBQ is amazing!. The island itself is just beautiful once you arrive you everyone gets onto the smaller boat and they take you to the beach, once there you can have a look around or just soak up the sun and bath in the clear water. Myself I would rather be snorkelling in the water and instead of taking the small boat to the beach I swim, I do think that with Ilot Gabriel to get the full experience of the island you have to snorkel as the sea life is absolutely stunning, the fish come in various sizes and colours and it truly is beautiful, once your in you end up swimming around completely losing yourself in the beauty of what you see. Definitely a place to visit and a fantastic day out!.

2  Thank Luke F
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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...

2  Thank Helmut V
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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 corals and it smells like gasoline.

Thank Mitrache F
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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
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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 water,no good place to swim.Atourist trap 100%.AVOID.

Thank clarence b
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