Réunion Island is a French overseas department known for its stunning natural beauty, volcanic landscapes, and vibrant culture. From hiking through lush rainforests and exploring breathtaking waterfalls to relaxing on pristine beaches and indulging in delicious Creole cuisine, Réunion Island offers a diverse and unforgettable holiday experience. Escape to this enchanting island and create lifelong memories on your holiday in Réunion!
Explore the island’s natural wonders by embarking on exhilarating hikes through Réunion’s lush rainforests and volcanic peaks. Discover the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Marvel at the lunar-like landscapes and hike to the crater’s edge for a truly mesmerizing experience. Immerse yourself in the island’s lush greenery as you trek through the Cirques, stunning natural amphitheatres carved by ancient volcanic activity. Don’t miss the chance to visit the spectacular Trou de Fer, a breathtaking waterfall cascading down a rugged cliff face. Réunion Island’s natural landscapes are a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.
Indulge in the vibrant culture and delicious cuisine of Réunion Island. Sample the island’s unique Creole dishes, which blend French, African, Indian, and Chinese influences. Feast on mouthwatering specialities like rougail saucisse (sausage stew), carry ti-jacques (jackfruit curry), and the famous vanilla-infused desserts. Explore the bustling markets where you can taste tropical fruits, spices, and freshly caught seafood. Immerse yourself in the local traditions by attending live music and dance festivals, such as the vibrant Maloya Festival, which celebrates the island’s Creole heritage. Réunion Island’s rich cultural tapestry and culinary delights will captivate your senses.
Relax and unwind on Réunion Island’s pristine beaches, where turquoise waters meet soft sandy shores. Bask in the sun on the idyllic beaches of Saint-Gilles and Saint-Pierre, where palm trees sway in the gentle breeze. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and discover vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life. Take a refreshing swim in natural pools and waterfalls nestled in the heart of the island’s lush forests. For the adventurous, try your hand at thrilling water sports like surfing, kitesurfing, and snorkelling. Réunion Island’s beautiful beaches provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and adventure.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
You can visit all year – our winters are warmer but also have more rainfall, summers are pleasant & a great alternative to Europe.
Around 16 hours from the UK
Something for people who want more than just a beach holiday
HOW TO GET THERE
Reunion is easily accessible through Paris, with daily services courtesy of Air France – or alternatively, you could travel to Mauritius and take an additional flight to Reunion.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
Ideal to twin-centre with Mauritius which has a couple of direct flight options to the UK (either British Airways or Air Mauritius)