Sleeping

There's a cluster of lodging options in Bourg-Murat, which is a convenient springboard for the volcano, as well as a few ventures along the RN3 in Plaine-des-Cafres. Plaine-des-Palmistes shelters a handful of B&Bs and one two-star hotel. Hikers who are keen to get an early start on the volcano trail are better off staying at the Gîte du Volcan.