about 500 metres off the coast at La Gaulette (South West of Mauritius).
Ile aux Bénitiers
is a large coral sand island approximately 2 km long and 500 metres
at its widest point and 65 hectares in area.
On the northern tip of the island there is a small colony of migratory
The lagoon is crystal clear,
vast and shallow with large coral fields in relatively good health.
The region around the island is the fishing ground of locals who
for years have used the islet for leisure purposes and a stop over
when fishing in the lagoon.
Next to this island is the Roche
Crystal with its creative shape above the water.