Saint-Leu

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownSaint-Leu
Insee code97413
Postcode97436
Latitude-21.1736770
Longitude55.2903250
Altitude572 meters
Population32226 inhabitants
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Chief townSaint-Denis (at 51 km, 42 min)

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DepartmentRéunionLes Trois-Bassins at 7.6 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Saint-Leu is a city of nearly 30,000 inhabitants, with its charming small marina.

The sky, sea and land divide activities: paragliding, surfing, diving, biking, hiking, trail are waiting for you.

Saint-Leu has its waterfront popular with picnickers weekend, the favorite hobby of Reunion, the family gathers around a good curry under the casuarinas (Curry: traditional dish of Reunion).

At night, you will find bars, restaurants, pizzeria.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Stella Matutina Museum, on the way to Piton Saint-Leu, south of the city, the old sugar factory Stella Matutina was converted into a museum in which agriculture and industry are explained every step of the manufacture of sugar and rum.
  • Botanical Mascarin. To discover all the endemic species, exotic and imported from the island.
  • Kélonia, Centre for Study and Discovery of Marine Turtles.
  • Scuba diving (snorkel or bottle).
  • Salt Museum.
  • Circuit cultural and tourist center proposed and led by the Office of Tourism.
  • Activities: paragliding, surfing, hiking, volleyball, surfing, handball, football, tennis, fencing, Basque ball, athletics, pony, dance and theater.
Detailed information
Leisure centresBeach of Saint-Leu,   Museum Agricole et industriel - Stella matutina
MonumentsCheminée Le Portail,   Church of the Sacré-Coeur,   Limestone Kiln Méralikan

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Leu Tempo Festival is held annually in the month Saint-Leu May Stage show, ambulatory, street performance.
  • Three letters i Kartié défoul, sports at the initiative of the municipality.
  • The festival of La Salette: Thousands of pilgrims gather in Saint-Leu in September, religious festival.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Canyon and lava tunnel descentSports sensationsFrom 55 € to 75 €Saint-Leu
Lava tunnel explorationNature and the outdoors50 €Saint-Leu
Two-seat paraglider flight on La RéunionSports sensationsFrom 75 € to 110 €Saint-Leu
Maiden flight in a two-seat paragliderSports sensationsFrom 75 € to 95 €Saint-Leu
Hike or mountain bike ride in RéunionNature and the outdoors45 €Saint-Leu

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Sunday 26 October
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Monday 27 October
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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 5 bedroomsBalcon créole Michelle huet    
10
Saint-Leu
Located 550 m above sea level, providing a unique panoramic view of the lagoon, and Michelle Francis 'Gîtes de France' offer 4 guest rooms and a detached cottage 2 to 4 persons classified...
Located in Saint-LeuFrom 50 € to 483 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsHouse with 4 bedrooms     NEW
Saint-Leu
At the gateway to the West and South, between sea and mountain earth south offers his room and cottage with pool and garden. In a quiet Site discover our island with its scents and...
Located in Saint-Leu50 € the double room 
Chalet with 3 bedroomsLe jean robert    
9.1
Salazie
Our guest rooms are located in a really quiet location in the heart of Salazie. It is the ideal starting point for hikes (Mafate Camp Pierrot, Window, ... Written Roche). You near the...
Located 24 km from Saint-Leu50 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 16 personsChap'tit lagon  
9.2
Saint-Leu
Private house with 4 independent furnished flats. Swimming pool in the center. Lagoon behind the house. Close to all services, by foot.
Located in Saint-Leu450 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsO' Blue lagon. Location bord de plage
Saint-Leu
Feet in the lagoon : T2 apartment on the beach with turtles. Waterfront on the west coast of Reunion Island, the Turtle Beach, at the entrance to the resort of St -Leu, this luxurious...
Located in Saint-LeuFrom 380 € to 450 € per week 
Bungalow for 3 personsCasamartin  
9.3
Saint-Leu
Cottage, studio type 35 sqm in residential area, private swimming-pool in tropical garden, barbecue, gazebo, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower and washing machine, toilet,...
Located in Saint-Leu350 € per week 

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HOTELS

Iloha Seaview hôtel - Hotel in Saint-LeuIloha Seaview hôtel     
8.2
Saint-Leu
Set on 2.8 acres of tropical gardens, these modern bungalows offer spacious balconies with far-reaching views of Saint-Leu Bay. A terrace with wooden tables and chairs surrounds the...
Located in Saint-Leu
Aquabeach - Hotel in Saint-LeuAquabeach    
7.3
Saint-Paul
Situated on the west side of Reunion Island, Aquabeach is 200 metres from local shops and beaches. It offers air-conditioned apartments and studios surrounding an outdoor swimming pool...
Located 10.4 km from Saint-LeuRoom from 60 €
Hôtel Swalibo - Hotel in Saint-LeuHôtel Swalibo     
7.6
Saint-Paul
Hôtel Swalibo is located on La Réunion Island in Saline-les-bains resort. It features a tropical garden, an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub, just 250 metres from the beach. The...
Located 10.4 km from Saint-LeuRoom from 120 €

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Central Hotel
Located in Saint-Denis, on the Reunion Island, Central Hotel is a modern hotel, which offers a furnished terrace and a traditionally decorated lounge....
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Hotel Le Boucan Canot
This waterfront hotel has panoramic ocean views and is 35 km from Saint-Denis. It offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen...
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