Pointe Jerome (Preskil)

Continent
Africa
Country
Mauritius
Next Big City
Port Louis
Next Town
Mahebourg
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Animals, Currents, Ships, Reefs, Corals, Bridge
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Clear blue water, beautiful color. Small reefs with sea urchins and corals in some areas, but easy to see. A few boats anchored close to shore. The current can be pretty strong, so make sure you know how you can get back if you can't stay upwind.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks, Trees, Bystanders
Beach Users:
None

Small, sandy beach. Some palm trees around. A small concrete bridge and some rock, concrete hazards at the shore line. Some bystanders around.

Wind

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

Best winds June to October. During cyclone season it can blow 15-25 kts all day every day.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

15 minutes from airport, next to Mahebourg. The beach belongs to the Preskil resort.

Extra information

Rules
None

Be careful launching and landing kites. The current can be very strong. Make sure to have the marine station watch you, in the case you cannot make it back. Know where the reefs are and don't step on them, there are seas urchins. You can have a boat shuttle you to Pointe d'Esny for less current and more space, and you do a downwinder back to the hotel.

Nightlife

Small nightlife at the hotel.