TripAdvisor Reviews Le Nautile Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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The sun was shining and the temps and humidity were high. We docked early and cleared customs and immigration quickly.
After a quick breakfast, Rich, Rose and I headed out to the shuttle where it would take 30 minutes to get into a town called St. Gilles. The scenery was beautiful with lush green hills and the beautiful ocean on the other side. The highway was modern and we were soon there.
... the Air Mauritius lounge. So we had a nice dinner and glass of Bordeaux while we waited for the 21:45 flight to Reunion. I went online and checked our mail and got caught up on some work while we waited.
The half-hour flight to Reunion left on time and was fairly full. Thankfully on arrival in Reunion everyone was tired including the emigration customs agents. They simply stamped our passports and let us in and there was no customs hassle. Mr. ...
... the native tongue of very few, is broadly understood by most. We had very little trouble communicating in Africa and much more trouble in French speaking Reunion.
... 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 ...
... to the east coast where we had lunch at a Creole restaurant followed by another swim. Another great day. After another two fine and hot days at sea we arrived in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. We had been to Mauritius for two weeks previously for Matt Smalls wedding so had seen most of the island but had not got to Port Louis then so we elected to spend the morning in the town walking then the afternoon back on board by the pool. There was not a lot to see and we walked ...