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- Heated pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Alamanda Hotel Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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... foot of some precipitous cliffs - must have cost billions.
St Denis was equally a non event. The streets were narrow, it was hot, although there was a cooling, fresh, humid, sea breeze. The highlight of our visit was going into an iShop and downloading 128 emails on to my iPhone!
After another wait we got the bus back to Le Port, changed buses to the terminal, changed again to the ship and that was the sum total of our trip ...
... was that it was going to be a hard time to find anything that would interest us. But, being the shoppers that we are, we went in and out of many stores. Most of the shops were beach themed so that did not interest us. We did find one shop that sold some interesting kinds of sugar and some vanilla beans. The sugar are in small packets and they contained different flavors. I think some of them may go well with coffee and ...
... we headed off on our own, passing through the Place du Général De Gaulle fronting the town hall. We then walked down main street looking for a restaurant. We finally found one, back at the drop off point for the shuttle. A quick meal and we headed back to the ship.
So much for Réunion. I think this is a place you need to spend a few days at, but only if you want to go swimming. Time to cruise the Indian Ocean on our way to ...
... and their son Thierry were waiting for us just outside, relieved that we had finally arrived after two days of delays. We talked and caught up on news as we walked to the car and they drove us the short way to the waterfront of Saint Denis where they had reserved a hotel room for us. It was about 23:30 by the time we checked in and said goodbye for the night. Although we mostly just sat in taxis, on planes and in lounges, it has still been quite a long and tiring ...
... in the 1600's and later colonization, not all successful and both have had various masters. The guide was an elderly man born and bred in Reunion and very passionate about his island and who had a magnificent French accent. This was the best ships tour we have done but was not cheap. Another great day. As I write this we at sea again with three days to Durban. The cruise will all be over this time next week and we will be on our way to Botswana. Till next time, Love Nan and Pop, (Kay and ...