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Pointe Cotton

Pointe Cotton (Mauritius)

Practical information on Pointe Cotton

  • Beach / Seaside Resort
  • Hiking / Trekking
5 / 5 - One review
How to get there
20 min from Port-Mathurin by car
When to go
From September to May
Minimum stay
Half a day

Reviews of Pointe Cotton

Schéhérazade Deedarun Seasoned Traveller
13 written opinions

A deserted beach and hiking trail on the east coast of Rodrigues Island.

My suggestion:
Pointe-Coton is a famous point of departure for hikers. Leave from the bus stop for a hike of at least 2 hours along a 6-kilometre trail.
My review

Pointe-Cotton is one of the most charming places on Rodrigues Island. This village offers some beautiful landscapes and is a very pleasant place to wander around or to go for a dip in the sea. Its beach, which is almost always deserted, is among the most beautiful of the island. In short, Pointe-Cotton is the ideal place to recharge your batteries, whether you’re a sports enthusiast or prefer sunbathing and lazing on the beach.

The hiking trail, which leads from Pointe-Coton to Graviers, has more to offer than a simple walk. In fact, we preferred to alternate a few steps, a dip in the sea and a chat with the locals before continuing our walk. If you want to take another itinerary to discover the island of Rodrigues, you can also head for Port-Mathurin and do exactly the same kind of trail. That is the whole magic of the island!

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