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Address: Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius

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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Vikrant116
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Ludhiana, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 of the beach most attractive among all the beached of Mauritius...

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Thank Prabhneet C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Flat island and Gabriel Island with catamaran. The gabriel beach is really beautiful, but we were really dissapointed and sad after seeing that the coral reef is totally dead there. You can see some nice fish from time to time, but the corals are all dead, what a pity. They say it is ideal for snorcheling but I... More 

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Thank simona m
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went on the Calypso Catamaran Cruise to Gabriel Island for the first time and we were blown away by the beauty of the place as well as the great service of the crew aboard the catamaran. The island is simply spectacular and the seas are stunning blue and clean, sporting teams of fish and a healthy... More 

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Thank Dave M
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Ilot Gabriel is popular with catamaran cruises out of Grand Baie. The trip takes roughly two hours, and we were lucky enough to spot a pod of dolphins. The beach itself is very nice and sandy and the sea is very clean. Will recommend.

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Thank Ashvin J
Grand Baie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

New to Mauritius? You may book your trip with us and enjoy a thorough visit of Mauritius. Ilot Gabriel is just one of the many beauties of Mauritius. There are even more to look forward too. There are Ile Plate, Coin de Mire and Ilot Gabriel- these three are the northern neighbouring islands. So are you interested? Just let us... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I went here via a Catamaran and it was blissful. This is a small island but a paradise. We enjoyed our day with a nice lunch and snorkeling. The water is shallow and you can easily walk to a certain distance.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This tropical island paradise is an idyllic place to visit. Accessible by boat, day trips can be arranged with bbq lunch and snorkelling opportunities. The turquoise warm sea is a marvellous experience. Loved it.

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Thank Jan F
Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Had a very awesome cruise trip to Gabriel Island, most spectacular, the appearance of whales make the interesting of trip. had a awesome lunch

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Thank Vedhica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This place is absolutely beautiful.. Me and my wife went here via the Catamaran Cruise and the entire journey was a bliss. The Ocean... The drifting landscape... a treat to watch. The island is a small one and the waters are shallow. You can walk upto a certain distance in the water.

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