Ile aux Cerfs

Enjoy a day of full fun and relaxation on the picture postcard beaches, popular for a variety of adventure and water sports activities


Located off the east coast of Mauritius, Ile aux Cerfs boasts one of the best beaches in Mauritius, with soft white sand, turquoise warm waters, beautiful natural surroundings, and diverse marine life. It is the third largest islet off the coast of Mauritius with an area of 168 ha behind Flat Island (253 ha) and Round Island (169 ha).

You have special speed boats trips or Catamarans trips available from Trou d'Eau Douce to explore Ile aux Cerfs. Shuttle boats are also available for tourists interested in islands hopping from Ile aux Cerfs to the nearby islands. As soon as you approach the island by boat, you will be amazed by its imposing and magnificent landscape.

Get ready for a day of full fun and relaxation on this picture postcard beach. The island is an ideal location for snorkelling, with beautiful coral reefs and large rocks protruding into the water, forming a breathtaking lagoon. It is also popular for a variety of adventure and water sports activities; there is a big selection of activities along certain parts of Ile aux Cerfs such as water skiing, banana, glass bottom boats and more. ​If you are a golf lover, you will love to play golf on the pristine beach, which hosts a superb golf course managed by a five-star hotel.

You may find the island overcrowded, especially during the weekends. To avoid crowds, you may prefer to explore the island during weekdays! You may enjoy a barbecue party on the nearby island with your boat tour or enjoy a nice lunch in the five-star restaurant situated on the island.