Beach "Anse aux Poules Bleues"

Anse aux Poules Bleues, Mahé
Coral reef
Bus stop


The calm, tranquil atmosphere and the nearby art studio make Anse aux Poules Bleues a great place to come and relax or reflect, undisturbed by other tourists.


  • 715m x 15m - often empty
  • Shallow water - seaweed present June to September
  • Beach disappears at high tide - small waves
  • Oft-deserted beach near a fishing village
  • Suitable for swimming


At a Glance:

  • Calm bay with shallow water in the south-west of Mahé.
  • Suitable for swimming, however the seabed can be muddy, so there are better options on Mahé.
  • Bus stops and (limited) parking ensure easy-access.
  • Natural shade provides protection from the sun.


Anse aux Poules Bleues is a quiet, calm bay in the south-west of Mahé, just along the coast from the large, sweeping Anse à la Mouche. With shallow water and a quiet atmosphere, there are some reasons to visit this little beach, however the reality is that there are very few visitors to Anse aux Poules Bleues, especially due to its proximity to the more popular Anse à la Mouche and Anse Soleil. Getting to the beach is quite simple thanks to the nearby bus stop, as well as limited parking spaces near the beach. There are also some guesthouses within walking distance, so guests looking for a quiet location for a seaside walk or a quick dip in the ocean can certainly find this at Anse aux Poules Bleues. The beach itself is nice enough, but there are more appealing options nearby. The best thing about the bay is its calm, tranquil atmosphere, thanks in part to its relative lack of visitors. The water is shallow and safe for swimming, however the seabed can be a little muddy, especially compared to other beaches on the island. Nearby, there is the Michael Adams Art Studio and some shops, and there are also some restaurants to be found at Anse à la Mouche, along the coast. Not the most popular beach by any stretch of the imagination, Anse aux Poules Bleues nevertheless offers enough to encourage a visit, including shallow, calm water, shade from the sun thanks to the trees that line the beach, and easy-access by bus or car. With a nearby art studio, and restaurants along the coast, perhaps this smallish bay is best-included in a day trip to the area in general.

Nearby restaurants

Nearby accommodation:

Grann Kaz

Guesthouse · Mahé · Anse Boileau
4.6 of 5 79 Reviews
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Distance: 3.00 km
Rooms: 6
Pers.: 1 - 3
Beach: 400 m
Standard Apartment
For 2 people / night
€ 104 - € 115
Service: B

Eden Hills Residence

Apartement · Mahé · Anse Boileau
5.0 of 5 13 Reviews
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Distance: 3.03 km
Rooms: 5
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 700 m
1-Bedroom Apartment
For 2 people / night
€ 195 - € 275
Service: B

Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare

Resort · Mahé · Baie Lazare
4.5 of 5 2463 Reviews
Distance: 1.85 km
Rooms: 147
Pers.: 1 - 3
Beach: 10 m
Hill View Room
For 2 people / night
€ 264 - € 735
Service: B&B

Ixora Villa

Villa · Mahé · Anse Royale
4.5 of 5 13 Reviews
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Distance: 4.36 km
Rooms: 1
Pers.: 4
Beach: 1000 m
For 4 people / night
€ 140
Service: B

La Résidence

Apartement · Mahé
4.5 of 5 163 Reviews
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Distance: 2.18 km
Rooms: 8
Pers.: 2 - 4
Beach: 50 m
Studio upper floor
For 2 people / night
€ 90 - € 110
Service: B

Valmer Resort

Hotel · Mahé · Baie Lazare
4.0 of 5 403 Reviews
Distance: 1.64 km
Rooms: 29
Pers.: 1 - 4
Beach: 200 m
Garden Studio
For 2 people / night
€ 192 - € 256
Service: B&B

Evergreen Seychelles

Apartement · Mahé · Anse Boileau
4.6 of 5 18 Reviews
Distance: 3.41 km
Rooms: 4
Pers.: 2
Beach: 2000 m
For 2 people / night
€ 94
Service: B

Lialdo Maison

Villa · Mahé · Takamaka
5.0 of 5 5 Reviews
Distance: 4.16 km
Rooms: 3
Pers.: 2 - 8
Beach: 1000 m
Garden View Suite
For 2 people / night
€ 213 - € 250
Service: B&B

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa

Resort · Mahé · Anse Boileau
5.0 of 5 398 Reviews
Distance: 2.96 km
Rooms: 30
Pers.: 2
Beach: 100 m
Ocean Panoramic Villa
For 2 people / night
€ 1,832 - € 3,160
Service: FB

Maison Soleil

Apartement · Mahé · Baie Lazare
4.5 of 5 137 Reviews
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Distance: 0.96 km
Rooms: 4
Pers.: 1 - 3
Beach: 750 m
Cinnamon Mini Suite
For 2 people / night
€ 140 - € 165
Service: B

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