The ruggedly beautiful mountain scenery of La Reunion and the golden sand beaches of Mauritius are two dream destinations that can easily be combined to make a twin-centre Indian Ocean holiday. The flight between the two islands is just 45 minutes, making the transfer a relaxed affair. The best way to explore Reunion is by hire car as the roads are well-maintained, the scenery breathtaking and you can explore at your own pace.
You stay in stylish boutique hotels on a B&B basis which lets you try both Creole dishes and traditional French cuisine at local restaurants and cafes. There are hikes to suit all levels and a trip to the volcano, Piton de la Fournaise, is a must. Mauritius by contrast is all about the beach and the Maritim has just about every conceivable water sport on offer (many of which are included in the price) as well as horse riding at the on-site equestrian centre, golf and big game fishing. This is an ideal itinerary for those looking for a wide range of activities with the freedom to plan your own time.
Depart from London Heathrow on Air Mauritius flight to Reunion via Mauritius.
Saint Gilles les Bains
On arrival you will be met and given a self drive briefing. Collect your Group A hire car and depart for Saint Gilles les Bains, Reunion’s little Saint Tropez beach for a 2 night stay at Hotel Boucan Canot with breakfast included.
Accommodation: Boucan Canot
Travel along the scenic west cost to the wild southern part of the Island, the bay of Grande Anse, for a 2 night stay at Hotel Palm & Spa, with breakfast.
Accommodation: Palm Hotel & Spa
Today we suggest you explore the Cilaos valley, the heart of the island, situated at the base of the Piton des Neiges, the highest peak on the island.
Piton de la Fournaise
After check out, drive to the La Plaine des Cafres, Pas de Bellecombe and the Piton de la Fournaise, the active volcano on the island. The day ends at La Plaine des Palmistes and Sainte Anne for a 2 night stay at Diana Dea Lodge, breakfast included
Accommodation: Diana Dea Lodge & Spa
Cirque de Salazie
Explore Cirque de Salazie, the greenest cirque of the island, and the charming village of Hellbourg.
Return to Saint Denis, and if time permits do some shopping in the capital before checking in for your flight to Mauritius. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Maritim Hotel in the north west corner on the island for a 2 night stay, on an all-inclusive basis.
Transfer to airport for your return flight to London Heathrow.
Pricing Information & Dates
10 day tour, from £2499 per person
Inclusive of flights from London to Reunion via Mauritius, 2 nights at the Maritim Hotel in the on an all inclusive basis and 6 nights in Reunion at four star properties with breakfast and category A hire car included.Excludes: visa fees, drinks and additional meals in Reunion, entrance fees, car hire extras, fuel.
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