We are on an island and we haven't yet talked about beaches. That speaks a lot of Reunion Island. Ermitage Beach has to be Reunion's best beach with two kilometers of powdery white sand and turquoise water. There are also some high-end hotels nearby for those who want to enjoy the tropical side of Reunion for a few more days.
Diving and snorkeling in Reunion Island
The waters around Reunion Island are warm and clear all year around. The waters are teeming with life. You will encounter clownfish, trumpet fish, angelfish, parrotfish, surgeonfish, triggerfish, colourful corals, anemones, turtles, manta rays and dolphins in the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean.
Indian citizens don't require a visa for stays up to 15 days. However, they need to book a 'stay' in advance. A stay is more like a tour package that includes accommodation, activities, transport on the island etc. Check Reunion Island official tourism website to know more about it.
Best time to visit Reunion Island
The best time to visit Reunion Island is during the dry season which runs from May to October. The temperature during this period ranges from 20 to 25 Celsius.
How to reach Reunion Island
Direct round-trip flights from Chennai to Saint-Denis International Airport cost ₹24,535.
The average daily cost of travel in Reunion Island is ₹6,000 per person.
Where to stay in Reunion Island
Auberge du Cap (₹2,595 house), La Villa Paille en Queue (₹5,045 double).
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