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Senteur Vanille

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198 Chemin des Lantanas | Route du Theatre, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
Senteur Vanille
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Beautiful setting. Lovely owners. Fantastic fruit bowl on arrival that lasted us all week. Lodge has fantastic views over the sea and are very well equipped. Beautifully constructed. Supermarket is 10 minutes walk and the beach is about 30 minutes walk.

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Ennetbaden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It should be the 5th time that we stay by Senteur Vanille. We love it. If possible take the lodges with a beautiful view on the sea and between June and October, you can observe the wales from the balcony. Booking is no problem, the arrival was also good and if you have any questions, you can just ask Marie-Claude... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Rarely I felt so much at home so far from home. We - a family of 2 adults and 2 kids - spent 10 days at Villa Creole, one of the bigger Creole style houses of Senteur Vanille. A beautiful villa, with perfect garden, view on the bay, supernice veranda and everything you'd like to have at home, including all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed 5 nights. The booking was very good, and no problems with contacting Marie Claude to confirm the booking. We arrived late at night, it would be difficult to find without a navigation system, but we had no problems. On arrival we were brought straight to our lodge, it was beautiful and very clean. The next morning the view... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Having arrived late at night, courtesy of kind pick up by owner's son (in his pick-up!), we entered a gorgeous room+kitchen (must see pic). Next morning woke up to open-deck patio/balcony (equipped with a table, chairs and a sun chair) for view over a forest of beautiful palm trees, with the sea in the distance. This chalet is utterly wonderful.... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed twice at Senteur Vanille and we have always enjoyed it. Don’t be put off by pathway to reach the property, at the end you will find a hidden gem. Having experienced both the lodge and the studio, here are our feedback. Both, lodges and studios, are well decorated, nicely furnished and well equipped. They offer a quiet and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We stayed at Santeur Vanille in a lodge (2 floors) for 10 days. We enjoyed every single day - the incredible view, the birds songs all day long and the location in the middle of a farmers fruit plantation are fantastic. Don't expect the proper resort style you might find on Mauritius. It's a lodge on a plantation of a... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2010

We stayed in the lodge here for 3 days and our only problem was we couldn't stay longer! The lodge was set in the middle of a mango orchard in what is essentially a working farm. Driving up the very rough track and passing the farm machinery you may wonder what you have let yourself in for. However once you... More 

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