Top things to do in Cirque de Salazie

Top Choice Museum in Hell-Bourg

Musée des Musiques et Instruments de l'Océan Indien

A great surprise! In October 2015, the innovative Musée des Musiques et Instruments de l'Océan Indien welcomed its first visitors, showcasing hundreds of musical instruments from Africa, India, China and Madagascar …
Top Choice Creole in Hell-Bourg

Villa Marthe

This excellent restaurant serves hearty regional dishes including curries, stews and bol renversé (a bowl of rice with various toppings) at very affordable prices. You’ll need to get here early for lunch, especially…
Historic Building in Hell-Bourg

Maison Folio

One of the loveliest of Hell-Bourg's Creole houses is this typical 19th-century bourgeois villa almost engulfed by its densely planted garden. You can wander around the property or opt for the guided tour run by the…
Creole in Hell-Bourg

Ti Chou Chou

This small restaurant, with its appealing colourful facade on the main drag, is run by a friendly young team. Herbivores will opt for the assiette ti chouchou, which offers a combination of chouchou, cresson and cap…
Creole in Grand Îlet & Col des Boeufs

Snack Le Grand Îlet – Chez Serge

This wholly unpretentious, neon-lit eatery set in a modern house by the main road is worth stopping at for its short list of flavoursome daily specials (usually two), which may include sausage rougail, roasted chick…
Creole in Hell-Bourg

Les Jardins d'Héva

Les Jardins d'Héva rocks a superb setting: central Hell-Bourg at your feet, the jagged peaks of the Cirques in the distance, and a luminous dining room. Settle back and feast on an assortment of well-prepared Creole…
Waterfall in Salazie

Cascade du Voile de la Mariée

On the southern outskirts of Salazie, along the road to Hell-Bourg and just north of the turn-off to Grand Îlet, are these spectacular waterfalls on your left. They drop in several stages from the often cloud-obscur…
Creole in Hell-Bourg

Le Relais des Cimes

At this Hell-Bourg stalwart the food has a temptingly pronounced regional flavour. Among the many winners are the Hell-Bourg trout, the chicken in coconut sauce and a good choice of generous carris, all served at af…
Ruins in Hell-Bourg

Thermal Bath

Visitors can see the ruins of the old baths, which were in use until 1948. They are found in a ravine a 10-minute walk west of town (walk past Le Relais des Cimes hotel at the western end of Rue Général de Gaulle; i…
Village in Hell-Bourg

Bé Mahot

About 3.5km from Hell-Bourg, Bé Mahot is a cute hamlet that's well worth visiting. With its clunky, colourful Creole houses clinging on the hillside and fantastic vistas of the Cirque, it's scenic to boot. There ar…