Rivière des Remparts (Gîte de la)
Location : Saint Joseph / Sud
Mountain and Trekking Hostel
At the heart of the island's traditions Situated in the rural Sud Sauvage (Wild South) region, the ""hamlet"" of Roche Plate-Rivière des Remparts, exudes a deep tranquillity, nestling in a hollow of the mountain side.
In a small ""Iontan"" (Old-Time) village, only accessible on foot (from the Nez de Boeuf on the volcano), close to beautiful ponds and a fishing spot for wild trout, the Gîte de Roche-Plate-Rivière des Remparts (not to be confused with Roche Plate-Mafate) has one bungalow for 16 people (2 bedrooms for 8 people) and one bungalow for 15 people with 3 bedrooms for 2 people, 1 bedroom for 3 people and a mezzanine with 6 places. Towels are not included. The gite offers sanitary facilities. Available hot water and electricity depend on the solar energy. As the electrical energy is solar , it is limited. It is also impossible to recharge your camera, handy, video camera etc… Please make arrangements for this.
Jacqueline offers authentic cuisine cooked over a wood fire: Choca bleu (blue agava), home-made smoked pork, papaya achard vegetable pickle, home-made fruit juice, cakes, seasonal fruits and home-made punch. Crepes for breakfast. For security reasons it is impossible to reheat meals or to do the cooking oneself. The kitchen is not at customers’ disposal.
This gite belongs to the Mountain Gîte Managers Association (AGGM). Pets not allowed.