The coast offers a wide variety of landscapes: cliffs, black or coral sand beaches, pebble beaches, lava flows, … On the west coast lies a resort area with white sand beaches and a lagoon protected by a coral reef. International surfing competitions are held in St Leu in the south-west of the island. The southeast coast under the volcano is wild and unspoilt.

Reunion Island coast

Natural Pond

Walking along the Marsouins River allows to have a view of a few heavenly ponds favourable to swimming.

Picnic area in the Cirque de Cilaos

The little path linking the secluded village of Ilet a Corde to the spa town of Cilaos is punctuated with picnic areas.

Salazie canyon

Salazie canyon, the greenest of the three cirques of Reunion, is inhabited.