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Activities on Reunion Island

During your stay at the Hotel-Residence Ness by D-Ocean, relax in our spa or swim into the infinity pool facing the sea. The fitness room offers a full equipment to keep fit.

In the pristine water of the lagoon, you will snorkel and observe a multitude of tropical fishes. Our mini nautical base also offers kayaks and stand up paddle.

From the hotel, you will be able to visit to the main tourist sites of Reunion Island such as the Piton de la Fournaise, the Piton du Maïdo, the cirques of Mafate, Cilaos and Salazie. In the evening, enjoy the nightlife in Saint-Gilles-les-Bains with all its cafés and restaurants.

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The lagoon of Reunion Island

  The Hotel-Residence Ness by D-Ocean offers a unique location facing the lagoon of Reunion Island.      The turquoise water of the lagoon Reunion island is well known for hiking in an exceptional natural playground of circuses and volcanoes, however the island also offers stunning sandy beaches with turquoise waters protected by a coral reef. From the hotel, you have a direct access to the lagoon to enjoy the white sand beach and swim into the turquoise waters of Reunion Island with complete peace of mind. You will enjoy the beauty and the calm of the Indian Ocean in a warm and pristine sea. The water’s edge, lined with coconut trees and filaos, offers a shady area to relax while enjoying the view over the waves and the barrier reef of the lagoon of Reunion Island.   Activités nautiques The beach of La-Saline-les-Bains offers a shallow bathing area, ideal for children. It is the perfect place for water activities such as snorkeling and visitors will observe a wide variety of corals and colorful tropical fishes: clownfish nestled in the anemones, parrotfish, lionfish, Idol of the Moors… The hotel features a mini water base with kayaks and stand-up paddles. During a short or a long walk along the kilometers of beach, guests will enjoy the turquoise and calm waters of the lagoon.

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Piton de la Fournaise

The Piton de la Fournaise peaks at 2,632 meters above sea level. The volcano of Reunion Island is one of the most active volcanoes in the world with an eruption every nine months on average. It is one of the most visited sites on the island.   Hiking on the volcano The climb to Le Piton de La Fournaise reveals a breathtaking landscape. In order to reach the Pas de Bellecombe, a site with a panoramic view, visitors will cross La Plaine des Sables, an amazing lunar landscape.   Different very accessible marked trails start from the volcano road. Visitors will hike on a ground covered with orangey-brown scoria in the most recent caldera, l’Enclos Fouqué. La Route des Laves, along the coast of the Wild South of the island, is an amazing landscape with successive lava flows from Piton de la Fournaise that have descended as far as the ocean. Lava tunnels can be visited with guides.   The "Cité du volcan" Center of interpretation of the Piton de la Fournaise, La Cité du Volcan is a museographic space of 6000 m2. It offers interactive models, a 4D cinema, a multisensory lava tunnel that allow a total immersion in a fascinating volcanic world. The museum is located in Bourg Murat, just before the road leading to the volcano.

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Three preserved Cirques

Cirque de Salazie La Réunion

Cirques on Reunion Island: Salazie, Mafate, Cilaos

Discover the three preserved cirques of reunion island: Salazie, Mafate and Cilaos, each with its unique identity, offer timeless landscapes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Salazie Located in the heard of Reunion Island, the Cirque de Salazie is included in its entirety as a World heritage site by Unesco. The lush vegetation and the profusion of water favor food-producing cultivation as “chouchou”. The Voile de la Mariée is one the most beautiful waterfalls on the island and Hell-Bourg is classed as one of the most beautiful villages with its creole architecture and gardens.  Mafate Accessible only on foot or by helicopter, Mafate offers an authentic experience far from modern life. Only a few hundred people live and cultivate on the small Ilets. There are many trails among the wild nature. Mountains, ravines, waterfalls and forests will fascinate the hikers.   Cilaos Dominated by the Piton des Neiges, Cilaos is the driest and sunniest cirque of Reunion Island. Canyons, ravines and peaks shape an amazing landscape. The creole high mountain village is famous for its many outdoor activities, its gastronomy, its arts & crafts and its thermal springs.

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