Ile Aux Cerfs - This island of exceptional beauty situated just off the east coast is visited by adventurers every day. A small paradise for lovers of the ocean, sun and sand. There is a boat from Point Maurice to get to this island. Ile Aux Cerfs has miles of magnificent beaches and beautiful nature. The island of Ile aux Cerfs (Deer Island) is the most famous of all the small islands around Mauritius and is located to the east of the main island. The nearest town is Trou d'Eau Deuce. Ile aux Cerfs is considered one of the most beautiful places in the Indian Ocean. The island is not inhabited and can be reached only by boat.
Covered with white coral sand with patches of basalt rocks, the beaches of Ile aux Cerf are just unbelievable, as well as the famous Blue Lagoon. In the opposite side from the lagoon there is an island with a natural pool with sea urchins. The bottom there is small, clean and smooth, where the sea urchins hide.
The water on the beaches here are as usual blue and clear, the norm for Mauritius. The beach is constantly windy and the sun gives way to the clouds, it seems not hot at all, but the sun screen is very advisable. If you want to find a shadow, there is a number of spreading trees just behind the beach with the same great view of the Indian Ocean. Ile aux Cerfs is an ideal place to stay for the whole day. Almost all the hotels offer tours or boat transfers to get there.