We have stayed at Rodrigues for 8 days. Drive island around by car and decided that Mon Refuge was good decision to stay. But there are a lot of BUT with our Rodrigues vacation:
very shallow lagoon
You can swim only with high tide. But for us it were very difficult to catch. And villa located far away from the sea, You can go there only by car or bike.
But this part of the island has blue water, we saw a lot with shallow and dirty grey ocean.
2. Cold and windy
In October on Rodrigues very cold and windy. There were days when You don't want to swim because of the cold.
Margarette - maid of Villa Mon Refuge speaks only creole. No English at all. We have French phrasebook and she didn't understand anything. Always smile and said "dacor". But don't did what we asked. Also she cant read French. Looked at paper or computer, smile and shakes her head.
She cooks very good but the same way. All soup and main dish and has the same... more