Ilot Sancho (Grand Sancho)

Continent
Africa
Country
Mauritius
Next Big City
Port Louis
Next Town
Bel Ombre
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Reefs, Corals
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Nice waves breaking on the reef. Small, shallow lagoon until the reef.

Beach

Type:
Pebbles
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

Narrow beach with stones and pebbles. Grassy rigging area next to it. Trees along the shore line. Downwind a rocky island (Ilot Sancho).

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
SE
Main Direction:
SE

Usual strength of wind in winter is around 5-6 Bft, and Southeast is ideal for this spot. Best time of the year is from June to September, otherwise your chances are 50/50.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Drive to the south of the island, and just east of Bel Ombre you will find the small island Ilot Sancho. Park east of it.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

None.