Top things to do in East Coast

Top Choice Creole in East Coast

La Grande Maison

At Takamaka Bay, La Grande Maison is the home kitchen of Christelle Verheyden, one of the country's most talented chefs. The atmosphere, in a wonderfully restored and airy colonial home, is a fine backdrop for Verhe…
Top Choice Distillery in East Coast

Takamaka Bay

On this popular tour you learn the story behind the island's main distillery and about the rum-making procedure. The tour runs for between 30 and 45 minutes and concludes with a tasting and an opportunity to purchas…
Seafood in East Coast

Le Jardin du Roi

The setting is wonderful at this cafe-restaurant way up the hills at the spice garden, and it puts you in the mood for a fruit juice or a crunchy salad as soon as you sit down. Seafood and sandwiches also feature on…
Gardens in East Coast

Le Jardin du Roi

Located 2km up in the hills above Anse Royale, this lush spice garden owes its existence to Pierre Poivre, the French spice entrepreneur. There is a self-guided walk around the 35-hectare orchard-crossed-with-forest…
Creole in East Coast

Les Dauphins Heureux Café-Restaurant

A classic beachfront setting with a shady terrace and a tropical garden characterises this classy eatery with a modernish feel. Choose between subtly flavoured fish, seafood, curries and meat from an elaborate menu …
Arts & Crafts in East Coast

Domaine de Val des Prés

The Domaine de Val des Prés at Anse aux Pins consists of a cluster of craft shops grouped around an old plantation house with a few bits of memorabilia. The rather motley assortment of crafts on offer includes mode…
Creole in East Coast

Surfers Beach Restaurant

In a sublime location overlooking the seductive beach at Anse Parnel, Surfers Beach is a heart-stealing, open-air joint. Linger over salads, grilled fish or octopus curry while enjoying the caress of the breeze on y…
Club in East Coast


The east coast is home to one of Mahé's most popular nightclubs. It's a fairly hip venue, so dress up rather than down.
Seafood in East Coast

Kaz Kreol

Right on the beach at Anse Royale, this venue with a casual atmosphere and ramshackle charm strikes a good balance between seafood, wood-fired pizzas and meat, not to mention a wide choice of Chinese specialities. I…