Piton Saint-Leu is 5 km away from the centre of Saint-Leu, 2 km from the ocean shore and at an altitude of 270 m. There are a town hall annex, a post office, two banks and three ATMs, several shops, a supermarket (Casino), a superstore (E.Leclerc), two petrol stations, garages and pharmacies. You will also find several doctors, dentists, nurses, physiotherapists, osteopaths, radiologists… Several restaurants offer Creole dishes on the spot or to take away, pizzas or semi-gourmet cuisine.
The currency is euro (€), since Reunion as a French overseas department and a region belongs to the European Union.
No vaccination is obligatory to come to Reunion. Tourists coming from a country affected by malaria may be contacted by the local health services during their stay.
In Saint-Leu it is possible to rent a car, van, motorbike, scooter, mountain bike and even a surfboard! All the well-known rental agencies are on the island and a lot of local ones too. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you wish to obtain their contact details.
No time difference with Mauritius
Reunion has 2 international airports:
To come to Reunion it could be more interesting to fly with another European company via Johannesburg or Mauritius.
Through a holiday programme combining Mauritius and Reunion you have the possibility to discover the two neighbouring islands (200 km apart) that are very different from and yet complementary to each other.
From Roland Garros airport, take the shuttle to the bus station in Saint-Denis, then car jaune 02 (literally: yellow bus) to Saint-Pierre and alight at Mairie de Saint-Leu. From there, take car jaune S4 to Saint-Pierre (par les hauts) and get off at Chemin A. Hoareau. From there, walk about 150 m downhill to the Lataniers which will be on your left.
From Pierrefonds airport take the shuttle to the bus station in Saint-Pierre, then car jaune S4 to Saint-Paul (par les hauts). Alight at Chemin A. Hoareau, then walk about 150 m downhill to the Lataniers which will be on your left.
To consult the bus timetables please visit: www.carjaune.re.
You will enjoy exploring this jewel, which is la Reunion, with its exceptional and diversified landscapes. The warm welcome of the Reunionese people will make you feel at home and appreciate the sweet life on the islands of the Southern Hemisphere
Reunion National Park, covering more than 1,000 km², features peaks, valleys, cliffs, gorges and natural water pools and is classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover our island by hiking in the mountains and strolling along the coastline. There is a large number of museums exposing you to its history and its culture. We suggest that you also meet the local craftsmen in their workshops or in charming little street markets throughout the island.
Reunion offers a very large range of sports and leisure activities on the ground, in the water or in the air.
Water sports & leisure: scuba diving, catamaran cruise, whale & dolphin watching, stand up paddling, flyboarding, snorkelling (with underwater scooter), kayaking…
Ground sports & leisure: splendid hikes for all levels, canyoning, bike rentals (also e-bikes), horse riding, quad biking…
Air sports & leisure: paragliding, ultralight aviation, helicopter flights, tandem parachute…
Saint-Leu and the west coast more generally are the ideal place for paragliding for both adults and children but you will be able to practice many other activities here too.
Please klick here if you wish to rent an e-bike delivered to the Lataniers or to find out how to benefit from discounts on various activities and with many service providers throughout the island using the savings card bouche à oreille (lit. word of mouth).
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Monique studied biology and is passionate about nature and large open spaces. She has naturally thought of sustainability while carrying out the different construction stages on her property.
The community of municipalities has initiated a waste sorting system. The waste must be sorted into plastic, metal, paper and cardboard (yellow bin with green lid), glass (small bins) and residual waste (blue bins). Our waste bins are to be found in an open shed protecting them from the heat. Organic waste is disposed of separately. Explanation of how to sort waste are available in French and in English.
When we prune our trees, the branches and other organic garden waste are crushed. The mulch is mixed with mowed grass and used to cover the soil or to produce compost.
Respecting the environment
We kindly ask our guests to act in an ecologically responsible way during their stay at the Lataniers but also during their excursions into the natural environment of the island
Information on the protection of the forest and the lagoon as well as on the observation of marine mammals etc. is available in the welcome booklet.