Cerf Island

Mahé’s neighbour is renowned for the good swimming and snorkelling opportunities it offers. Home to a population of well-established settlers, most of whom commute to Mahé, Cerf now boasts several accommodation establishments that highlight the many charms of this quaintly traditional island. Cerf Island measures 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi) long and 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) wide, it reaches a height of 108 metres (354 ft). The island is surrounded by a coral reef and the geology is granitic. it is part of the Ste Anne Marine National Park.