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After a long walk, this amazing place is a good reward to jump in. The sand is pleasant to walk on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
awesome place

awesome place. was shocked to see the beauty of the beach after walking 2.5 km. Spent hours with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hike along rocky cliffs to this pristine, uncrowded beach tucked between two jagged cliffs on the eastern side of Rodrigues Island.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long walk, this amazing place is a good reward to jump in. The sand is pleasant to walk on. Little or no shade though to protect from the sun.

Thank Johanne_Marin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

awesome place. was shocked to see the beauty of the beach after walking 2.5 km. Spent hours with family relaxing in the beach. Nice view from both cliffs

Reviewed August 14, 2017

a must to go to Trou DArgent - exceptional views and out of the world. I spent a memorable day there.

Thank 288babitak
Reviewed June 13, 2017

The walk requires energy, lots of long stairs up and down but the ultimate destination is worth the effort. It is like a private beach - two tall cliffs on either side and a small clean beach in between. the view is amazing and the...More

1  Thank jawaira-ayesha
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Secluded, beautiful location, clean and uncluttered. No damaging signs of human activity, besides goats walking around. Best time to visit is at sunrise for photos, or mid afternoon, at a high tide, for swimming! :)

1  Thank SophiaLenferna
Reviewed May 22, 2017

No trip to Rodrigues can be done without visiting Trou d'Argent. It cannot be accessed by car, you have to park up and walk a fair bit (about 30 mins) but it is well worth it!

1  Thank AlysonFrances
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This beach is away from civilisation. It is very calm in a wild natural environment. Its golden sand is simply paradisiac!

Thank charlesmeunier
Reviewed May 17, 2017

A long walk but a must do.... The beach is so quiet and it seems you are alone on earth...the cliffs... The beach...the sea..the reefs... Paradise on earth.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to be. You have to walk a bit but its absolutely worth it. Ideal for people looking for a quiet and peaceful place to be.

Thank Anouchka E
Reviewed May 5, 2017

No trip to rodrigues without a good swim at trou d argent.In fact all the small beaches on the right of cotton bay hotel are fantastic.3 to 4 kms from the hotel.

Thank zorzeNo
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June 9, 2017|
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Response from SophiaLenferna | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem! Just wear good shoes as the rocks can be a bit jagged and sharp.