Top things to do in Plaine-des-Palmistes

Creole in Plaine-des-Palmistes

Les Platanes – Chez Jean-Paul

One of the best-known eateries in the area, this colourful spot on the main drag is popular with Réunionnais families – a good sign. The atmosphere is laid-back and the food is similarly unpretentious with an emphas…
Historic Building in Plaine-des-Palmistes

Domaine des Tourelles

A lovely 1920s Creole building just south of the town centre, Domaine des Tourelles now houses a shop selling local produce and souvenirs. Outside you'll also find a cluster of crafts shops, whose opening times are …
Creole in Plaine-des-Palmistes

Le Relais des Plaines

You can't miss this restaurant occupying a tastefully restored Creole house just off the main road. The menu features a bit of everything – Creole, Chinese, European as well as a few vegetarian options.
Museum in Plaine-des-Palmistes

Maison du Parc

The headquarters of the Parc National de la Réunion are based here. There's an interesting exhibition section, with plenty of information (in English) about Réunion's geology and various ecosystems.
Food & Drink in Plaine-des-Palmistes

Fête des Goyaviers

A celebration of guava held in Plaine-des-Palmistes, with workshops and stalls selling products based on guava.