TripAdvisor Reviews Le Nautile Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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... where we arrived late in the afternoon. We walked into the brand new terminal arrival section which was about four times as large as the old one. It was well staffed, so lines were not too long. We walked to the transit line where we still had to fill out arrival forms giving all our personal information. Then we were allowed down to the new departure area. Since the flight on which we arrived was a codeshare will Air France and Kenya Airways, we were allowed ...
... very friendly and happy. The children were very inquisitive and continuously waved and smiled big broad happy grins except for 1 baby who screamed in terror at seeing probably his first white persons.
... a small village for a coffee break before arriving at St
Benoit on the coast. We travelled again north on their ultra modern coastal
freeways until we turned inland again at St Andre to take on the windy interior
to Salazie and finally to Hell Bourg where we were staying the night. This
alpine village was similar to Cilaos but there were many more creole style
houses in the village and the main street seemed to have a lot more souvenir
shops. Our hotel had very ...
... three hours. The ship went the short distance overnight to Le Port on the north west coast of the island of Reunion. Reunion is a part of France, not just a overseas protectorate like Noumea or Tahiti, but an actual prefecture of France. It is a circular Island with a diameter of about 80 km with mountains rising almost straight out of the sea up to nearly 10000ft, higher than it is volcanic in origin and still has an active volcano which last erupted in 2012. Because the ship ...
... try to get a table for lunch, on Nathalie's recommendation, but it was fully booked so we settle for takeaway instead - delicious creole style food with rice. It was had to choose what to have.
Before leaving we walked around the bay to see where Mary and Michael had stayed and watched 2 boogie riders make their way out to the break. 2 lizards joined us on the warm rocks, soaking up the last ...