During turtle nesting season, locally between the months of March to August (but I advise friend July), many flock to the north east coast to experience, one of the largest surviving turtle species on earth, the Leather Back turtle nestling. The published and popular nesting beaches are Matura, Fishing Pond and Grand Riviere.Read More
Bucket lists are achieved here. We woke around 5am in the morning for sunrise and the turtles that come here to next.
I have visited this hotel twice before. Once as a teenager and the other time earlier this year on New Years. This time I return in the company of two of my friends. We could not have enjoyed the trip into Grande Riviere any better, our trip was filled with laughs, stops and girl talk. The 5 hour plus ride here did not phase us. We were here in paradise for two nights and three days...here were there are continuous crashing waves, hard wood furniture, rich local cuisine, stillness, mosquito nets and sounds and sites to warm your soul. We stayed up late to catch the turtles nesting and woke really early to see them before they left for the night and enjoy the sunrise on the bay. We visited the Ylang Ylang Restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner (check back as we'll post links to the food there).Read More