Saint-Gilles, Réunion

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Saint-Gilles-les-Bains, the seaside resort of Saint-Gilles

Saint-Gilles is a village located along the west coast of the island of Réunion, in the commune of Saint-Paul. It is the site of the island's most popular seaside resort.

Beaches[edit]

Boucan Canot and Roches Noires are popular surfing spots. The beach of Hermitage is protected by a corral reef and is part of the protected area of the marine park of Réunion

other attractions[edit]

  • the Casino of Saint-Gilles
  • The Garden of Eden - a botanical garden
  • the sea aquarium inside of the port of Saint-Gilles
  • the waterfalls of Saint-Gilles river at Bassin Cormorans and Aigrettes
  • the Grand Boucan - a carnival like popular party that takes place in June.[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grand Boucan 2011

Coordinates: 21°2′56″S 55°16′9″E / 21.04889°S 55.26917°E / -21.04889; 55.26917