Come and experience unique sensations in the West of the island

Bring your walking shoes and adopt the Mafate attitude !

Turbulent and chaotic, Mafate embodies the more surprising side of Reunion Island National Park. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, hiking is the only way of accessing this cirque. Each islet offers you accommodation and restaurant choices, enabling you to discover the life of the Mafatais [residents of Mafate] and to enjoy a unique experience.

Swimming costume and sun cream at the ready: now you can bathe with total peace of mind.

The West has the largest lifeguarded beaches on the island, With its turquoise lagoon and natural swimming pools formed out of volcanic rock, you can bathe with total peace of mind, while being mindful of the colour of the coastguard's warning flags (practical information: daily beach forecasts at www.ouest-lareunion.com). For unique sensations: come and experience diving, accompanied by numerous professionals from the West coast of the island. A wonderful world is awaiting you. 

Need an adrenaline rush?  You won't be disappointed!

Paragliding, flying over the island in a microlight plane or by helicopter, zip-lining, mountain biking, encounters with sea mammals... The West is packed full of leisure activities for all tastes and all budgets. Did you know? Humpback whales congregate off the island's coast every year between June and October to give birth to their young. Set off from the West of the island for an encounter with them: an unforgettable experience.

The West and its numerous treasures are awaiting you: come and discover them to experience a magnificent Reunion Island adventure. http://www.ouest-lareunion.com/​