The three diverse Cirques (collapsed volcanoes) offer breathtaking scenery, and the active volcano of Piton-de-la-Fournaise is a ‘must see’. If you enjoy awesome nature, spectacular hiking, canyonning, paragliding, mountain biking, scuba diving or surfing, the chances are that you'll enjoy Reunion.
Reunion is situated off the coast of Madagascar, and about 200km southwest of Mauritius. As a French overseas department, it is part of the European Union and uses the Euro as currency. Other highlights include the people and the unique fusion of Creole and French culture.
We’ve put together a useful range of travel tips for Réunion Island which you can find here. For additional travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) please visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
The following itineraries can be used as they are, or alternatively they can be customised in any way you desire. Use these itineraries for inspirational ideas of what is possible within your Réunion Island holiday experience, then make a no obligation enquiry allowing us to tailor-make your ultimate holiday journey.
We have created exclusive packages and itineraries to help you discover this unique island. A 5-night self-drive ‘Circuit de Charme’ taking in the islands highlights; the 7-night self-drive ‘Garden of Eden’ route for nature lovers; and the ‘Small Island Crossing’ itinerary, which is 7 nights of hiking and adventure.
Anthurium Hotels is a group of independent hoteliers, with 25 establishments on Reunion, with a common ethos of good service, tradition, friendliness and good taste. You will find small and charming establishments as well as a few more superior hotels but each one offers its own atmosphere and one common trait, being the personal touch of the hotelier.
BLUE MARGOUILLAT SEAVIEW HOTEL
In a quiet area on the west coast overlooking the bay of Saint-Leu, close to the lagoon, rests the creole style boutique hotel of Blue Margouillat. The hotel is filled with fabulous paintings.
In a quiet area on the west coast overlooking the bay of Saint-Leu, close to the lagoon, rests the creole style boutique hotel of Blue Margouillat. The hotel is filled with paintings.
The cosy hotel Tsilaosa is located in the heart of charming Cilaos, in the main street, at the foot of the Piton des Neiges. Relax in the hotel spa whilst enjoying the view of the island.
La Villa Delisle is a colourful creole-style hotel nested in a tropical garden, the hotel is overlooking the lagoon of Saint-Pierre in the south of Reunion Island called The Savage South.
SEE AN ACTIVE VOLCANO
Piton de la Fournaise (meaning Peak of the Furnace) on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is one of the world's most active volcanoes, and is classified as a World Heritage Site.
Piton de la Fournaise (meaning Peak of the Furnace) in the Indian Ocean is one of the world's most active volcanoes, and is classified as a World Heritage Site.
DIANA DEA LODGE
9km from Sainte-Anne, above sea level and in a 350 acre estate, Diana Dea Lodge is ideally located to discover the east coast of Reunion, it is located nearby Piton de la Fournaise.
9km from Sainte-Anne, above sea level and in a 350 acre estate, Diana Dea Lodge is located to discover the east coast of Reunion, it is located nearby Piton de la Fournaise.