Endless activities await on Desroches. +248 4 674 700 View brochure

Resort Amenities

  • Castaway Centre

    Here’s where you’ll find all the gear you need for snorkelling, diving, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, and even a game of pétanque.

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    Discovery Centre

    View a 3D model of a wedge-tailed shearwater bird’s nest and marvel at the detailed displays of turtle hatchlings in our interactive and educational Discovery Centre.

  • A bright, spacious gym with vaulted ceiling featuring various exercise machines and a view of lush palms from large windows.
    Fitness Centre

    Stay on top of your regular fitness routine in our air-conditioned Fitness Centre, open 24/7. Switch it up with expert help from our certified trainer who can boost your workout through one-on-one sessions. In this tailored program, choose between cardio class, calisthenics class or weight training. Our certified trainer offers a 60-minute class priced at EUR 150 per hour.

  • Tennis

    Enjoy some friendly competition on the Resort’s floodlit tennis court. Matches can be watched and cheered on by family and friends from the picnic tables at the end of the court. Reservations can be made at the front desk.

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    Tortoise Sanctuary

    Desroches Island is home to more than 150 Aldabra Tortoises that are looked after by the Island Conservation Society. Pay a visit to the Tortoise Sanctuary, meet these treasured island inhabitants and learn about the tortoise breeding program

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    The Island by Bike

    Cycling is by far the best way to explore the vast expanse of Desroches Island with more than 14 kilometres (9 miles) of biking trails. Complimentary bicycles will be waiting for you at your villa upon arrival.

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    Water Sports for Everyone

    Make the most of the beach with our array of water sports, including paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkelling, fishing, diving and surfing. On Desroches, all sports are non-motorized in an effort to protect the marine life that enjoy the island alongside us.

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    14 Kilometres of Beaches

    Take your pick, snorkelling at Madame Zabre Beach, kayaking at Aquarium Beach, surfing at Bombay Beach or a complete island adventure on all 14 kilometres (9 miles) of powder–white sand beaches. All of our beaches come with a shower, washroom, water, towels, sun beds, water sports equipment and anything else you’d need for a day out in the Indian Ocean.

  • Snorkelling Gear

    Head to the Castaway Centre and borrow snorkelling gear – complimentary for all resort guests – and start your underwater exploration.

  • Island Shuttle

    Make the most of our complimentary island shuttle and take a tour around the island, or get off at one of the stops to explore at your own pace.

More amenities

  • Beachfront Main Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Scuba Diving courses
  • World-class fishing
  • Three Restaurants
  • Two Bars
  • Retail Boutique
  • On-site clinic and doctor
  • 24/7 golf cart service
  • Private chefs

Our Services

  • Multilingual Concierge
  • 24-Hour In-Villa Dining
  • Domestic Flight Connections
  • Business Services
  • Activity Bookings
  • Special-Event Planning

Families at Desroches Island

  • Kids Club play area with chalkboard, fish accents and tables, and a smiling staff member seated
    Kids For All Seasons

    With an outdoor playground, a play pavilion and air-conditioned relaxation rooms, our dedicated kids program led by specially trained staff will make little ones feel like island explorers, while the grown-ups enjoy some well-earned time to themselves.

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    Entertainment For All

    There is no end of entertainment for little ones on Desroches Island

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    Bicycle Around The Island

    Bicycles are provided for every guest

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    Family Pool Villas

    Dip in The Family Pool Villas

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    Play On The Beach

    Enjoy over 9 miles of beaches

  • child swimming in the ocean
    Swim In The Ocean

    Swim in the warm Indian Ocean waters

More for kids

  • Babysitting
  • Children’s Amenities
  • Family Activities
  • BMX Track
  • Teens’ Activities
  • Complimentary Daily Activities
  • Children’s Bicycles
We can arrange virtually anything. +248 4 674 700 Contact

Complimentary services

  • All meals for children under age 5
  • Bicycles
  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports
  • Cable and Satellite TV
  • Twice-daily Housekeeping
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Poolside Amenities
  • Daily Resort Activities
  • Kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and snorkelling equipment
  • Pressreader