REUNION HONEYMOON ADVENTURE
Reunion Honeymoon Adventure Tour
The stunning lush and mountainous island of Reunion makes for a superb add on to a beach stay on Mauritius island. The tour very flexible in terms if days and itinerary but if you have the time we recommend this as the best itinerary.
Days 1 - 2East Reunion
Accommodation: 4*Half Board
Arrive in Réunion and collect your hire car. Drive east, through lush fields of sugar cane and past Tamil temples built by plantation workers, to Hell-Bourg, voted one of the most beautiful villages in France. Hell-Bourg is the main settlement in the lovely Cirque de Salazie and has many delightful Creole buildings here.
Day ends at the delightful Diana Dea Lodge & Spa for a 3 night stay in a prestige room with breakfast included.
Honeymooners will love the outdoor sitting alcove and breathtaking 180° views of the Indian Ocean from the terrace or balcony. Run a bubble bath and enjoy stunning sea views through the carefully positioned bathroom windows.
Days 2 - 3East Reunion - Cirque de Salazie
Accommodation: 4*Half BoardSalazie is the lushest of the three amphitheatres. Its 100 waterfalls plummet down spectacular gorges and cliffs like giant, silver ribbons. Walk to the hot springs, Les Sources Pétrifiantes.
Days 4 - 5East Reunion - Le Point du Jour
Accommodation: 4*Half Board
Drive to the outstanding viewpoint at Le Point du Jour and the nearby cascade. Go canyonning, mountain-biking or climbing or explore the Forest of Bélouve, with its endemic silvery tamarind trees.
Days 5 - 6St Pierre - Bébour Forest
Accommodation: 4*Half BoardDrive south and cross the high plains, the area that separates the three cirques from the volcano. Nature enthusiasts should explore Bébour Forest, with its carpet of white lilies and dominated by enormous, prehistoric-looking tree-ferns. It is possible to see all the locally endemic birds and a variety of rare plants during one walk in Bébour Forest. Pause in Bourg Murat to visit the volcano centre. Then drive to the village of St Philippe on the verdant, tropical southeast coast.
Stay 3 nights at Villa Belle near St Pierre in the Colonial Room with sea-view with breakfast included.
Days 6 - 7St Pierre - La Rivière Langevin
Accommodation: 4*Half BoardFrom Villa Belle you could visit St Pierre, with its charming fishing port, 19th-century dry dock, and craft market. Walk to La Rivière Langevin with its amazing waterfalls. Do the botanical ramble at Mare-Longue and the Garden of Perfume & Spices (1½ hour-walk in the middle of tropical trees, flowers and spices) near St Philippe.
Days 7 - 8Piton de la Fournaise
Accommodation: 4*Half BoardFor and adventurous day take an early morning drive to Piton de la Fournaise & the lava flows
Explore the awesome volcano, Piton de la Fournaise (‘peak of the furnace’), which has erupted several times in recent years (most recently in September 2008).
Or to discover why St Philippe is one of Réunion’s easternmost settlements, drive a short distance towards Tremblet to see the recent flows of lava. In this part of the island, the rugged coast is one of black pebble beaches or black volcanic cliffs.
4* DIANA DEA LODGE, REUNION ISLANDSituated on the East coast of the island at 650m altitude, the Diana Dea Lodge hotel is the ideal place for nature lovers. Surrounded by a wide-open green space, be prepared to be captivated by the silence and the beauty of the place. Make the most of this place by taking a walk in the forest, enjoying a relaxing spa or by savoring a f...
4* VILLA BELLE, REUNION ISLANDVilla Belle is a delightful and stylish guesthouse in an old part of St-Pierre, in the south of Reunion. Originally an authentic Creole home, with the characteristic verandahs, it retains sizeable grounds of over 3000m2. Villa Belle’s friendly owners spent three years on renovation to provide this elegant, deeply comfortable accommodation a...
Itinerary OverviewDays 1 - 2 East Reunion Days 2 - 3 East Reunion - Cirque de Salazie Days 4 - 5 East Reunion - Le Point du Jour Days 5 - 6 St Pierre - Bébour Forest Days 6 - 7 St Pierre - La Rivière Langevin Days 7 - 8 Piton de la Fournaise
- Internal flights form Mauritius
- Half Board Meals
- Car Hire
- Airport Taxes
Minimum 2 passengers (or single supplement will apply) assuming flights from Mauritius.Guide price per person: £1250 / excl. sports