A reputable dive operator.
Ô Sea Bleu
The waters off St-Gilles offer plenty of scope for diving (including the chance to explore a few wrecks), whatever your level.
Aquarium de la Réunion
In the modern Port de Plaisance complex, the quite engaging Aquarium de la Réunion houses a series of excellent underwater displays,...
A hip bar and restaurant with a loungey feel.
La Case à Pain
Hmm! We can still smell the scent of freshly baked pain frotté à la vanille (a variety of bread flavoured with vanilla) wafting from...
Lonely Planet review
St-Gilles is a good base for fans of Ernest Hemingway. The waters off the west coast are a pelagic playpen for schools of marlins, swordfish, sharks and tuna. Half day or full day fishing trips can be organised.