A van roadtrip in Reunion Island is a great island to discover the wild south and the volcano.

Feel free visiting Reunion Island  As big fans of adventures and van roadtrips – see our roadtrip in Europe in van – let’s say that we jumped for joy when Black Sheep, a brand new van rental company in Reunion offered us to do make a little trip with them! A van roadtrip in Reunion, is it possible? First of all, we give youthe local context to make your mouth water or comfort you in the idea that discovering Reunion Island by van is…Continue Reading “Van roadtrip in Reunion Island”

Have a great point of view on the Cirque de Salazie in the North-East of La Reunion.

Walk, swim, trout fishing, canyoning, accommodation … here is our guide for a great weekend in the Cirque de Salazie. A great weekend at Salazie Salazie, one of the 3 cirques of Reunion Island In La Reunion, there are 3 wonderful cirques to discover: Cilaos, Mafate and Salazie. Each of them is unique and deserves attention. You want to discover Salazie, the cirque at the north of the island? To take a breath of fresh air and lush greenery, we share with you, in our…Continue Reading “Visit the Cirque de Salazie”

View on the natural swimming pool of a charming cottage in La Reunion after an hike

Well installed above the river While I was looking for a nice little cottage to spend a romantic weekend for Easter, I came across pictures of a lovely place. It shows a beautiful stone pool, a natural setting with lots of vegetation, tents, river … in short, everything to please. Furthermore, dogs are allowed. We are thus left for 3 days in the “gorges of the Bras de la Plaine”, at Ilot Paradisiaque’s cottage in the South West of Reunion Island. You can go there…Continue Reading “Nice cottage in Entre-Deux, “Îlot Paradisiaque””

Reunion Island basins. Pointe au Sel's cove, with turquoise bleu water in Saint-Leu

2 days route in the south of Reunion Island The turquoise waters of the Pointe au Sel’s basin of Saint-Leu Let’s go discovering La Reunion’s basins. Our weekend begins in Saint- Leu, in the west of Reunion (city where I grew up!). Our first step is the basin of «La Pointe au Sel», nicknamed «The Cave». It’s close to Saint-Leu (in direction of Saint-Pierre). The “Pointe au Sel” exit is well signposted. We park and pass in front of the Salt Museum. The salt of…Continue Reading “Basins, waterfalls and natural swimming pool”

Let's swim and observe dolphins in La Reunion

Organise a day with dolphins in La Reunion You want have dolphins watching? What a better place than Reunion Island to observe dolphins in their natural habitat? So, after we booked 1 month earlier, we join Manu, the Duocéan instructor. Meeting point is on the Saint-Gilles port parking at 7am, for a 3H expedition in the Indian Ocean. He provides us with the required material for a snorkeling trip with the Indian Ocean dolphins. A floating diving suit, anti-fog diving mask, fins and snorkel, the…Continue Reading “Swimming with dolphins and cetacean watching in La Reunion”

Practice paddle during sunset at Ermitage beach in the west coast

You’re on holidays in Reunion Island, a place with plenty of amazing landscapes and sensations. Great, but it’s also to benefit from the sun of our beaches and go back home tanned to get your friends riled! Problem is, you can’t bear to lay hours on the beach to perfect your suntan. Here you’ll find some nautical activities in order not to be bored in the lagoon. Here is the “plage de l’Ermitage” (Ermitage lagoon), between Saint-Gilles and Saline-les-Bains towns (easy for us as it’s…Continue Reading “Nautical activities in Reunion Island’s beaches”