Blue Beach Hotel la Reunion
Travel Blogs from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
... good 4x4.
... in the main street was
very crowded but we managed to get the last available table. We struggled even
more with this French menu as the waiter had no English at all. The creole meal
of vanilla chicken and a sausage ragout was different but tasted ok. At the end
of the meal when we asked for the bill the waiter served us this spirit which
he got out of a large container. We had no idea what it was but it burnt going
down because of its obvious high alcohol content.
... near the capital city, St Denis, and the high cost of hiring a car and driver, we elected to do a ship organized tour, something we don't always do as we have been disappointed on many occasions with the lack of value for money. The tour was a full day and first travelled down the west coast with great views of the coast on one side and the mountains on the other. After an hour we turned inland and started to climb to the central plateau at 4000ft. The road was very narrow, step ...
Our last get up in LR :-(
We wake early so a bowl of tea is sipped back in bed, from where we can enjoy the view before getting up to finish packing and eat breakfast. A call from Elizabeth urges us to hurry as we are to meet Nathalie and family 'between St Pierre and St Joseph.' We manage to be ready before the girls arrive and meet them halfway down the hillside road. From there we follow to ...
... between pole, he did crash into a picnic area! No time to reconsider though!! Leaving Laura on the beach, Rupert and I were taken off up the twisty road above St Leu. Sadly when we arrived at the launch site the clouds had come down. Even worse - it began to rain. Have you ever tried running for shelter with a paragliding harness strapped to your back? I didn't so much run as waddle.
After a while the shower stopped and the decision was made to ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool