France has two long-haul destinations located in the Indian Ocean: Mayotte, and La Réunion. Both islands have many secrets that can’t wait to be discovered.
So much to do, so much to see …
From classified UNESCO World Heritage sites, to lagoons, sandy beaches and gardens full of tropical flowers, both islands will take the walker’s breath away.
Green, blue or multi-coloured, the thousand landscapes of La Reunion Island will enchant you!
Sales manuals available at static.reunion.fr/editions/MDV-2014anglais
Located between Africa and Madagascar, Mayotte has an abundance of endemic fauna and flora.
Reunion Island proposes a diverse range of accommodation with luxury or charming hotels equipped with spa, eco-lodges or guest houses, seasonal rentals or gites for walkers…
- Saint-Alexis Hôtel and Spa 4*: situated across from the very beautiful beach of Boucan Canot, in Saint-Gilles-les Bains ; in the heart of a lakeside town, with 700m² and 1000m³ swimming pools and relaxation pools; tropical garden ; 58 very spacious and elegant rooms, fitted out with marble, teak and iroko; bathrooms equipped with whirlpool bath ; three seminar rooms; a fitness room with steam room and sauna.
Contact: Juliette MOUSSA, Sales Director
Tel: +262 (0) 262 24 42 04
More accommodation on Reunion Island here.
- How to get there?
La Réunion has two international airports. The vast majority of flights come into Roland Garros International Airport about 10km east of St-Denis. The main international carriers are Air France, Air Austral and Corsair, which offer direct daily flights from France.
Regarding Mayotte, three airlines are now serving the island from Paris: Air Austral (the first to open a link on Mayotte and that provides the greatest frequency of flights), Kenya Airways (via Nairobi), and Corsairfly.
Contact: Malcolm ALDCROFT, Sales & Marketing Executive
Tel: +44 (0) 870 774 7340
REUNION ISLAND TOURIST BOARD
Contact: Anne ETHEVE, Promotion Manager
Tel: +33 (0) 642 210 641
More information about Reunion and Mayotte islands onhttp://uk.france.fr/en/overseas-territories/list/indian-ocean