Enjoy Cilaos intensely at the Tsilaosa Hotel
The Tsilaosa is the ideal place to discover Cilaos and explore the treasures of the “ place you never leaves”. The Cirque de Cilaos offers a festival of activities for all outdoor and nature enthusiasts !
For the sportiest ; Hiking to exceptional view points, canyoning or mountain climbing, for unforgettable sports moments.
For those who like softer leisure or for sportspeople looking for relaxation, this spa town offers calm and intensely recuperating moments within the rooms of its thermal spa. Also, enjoy riverside picnics, or explore the village, at the discovery of Cilaos lentils and embroideries. Without forgetting, the traditional small boat trip on the Mare a Jonc.
The Cirque of Cilaos offers several trails to explore breathtaking landscapes.
It’s terrain, listed as a natural heritage of Unesco, alternates pitons, valleys , ilets and cryptomerias forests. From simple walks to authentic hiking, Cilaos offers a hiking paradise that will delight all walkers.
Among the not to be missed hiking, Cilaos has by far the shortest and easiest path to take you to the famous hike to the Piton des Neiges, through Le Bloc, which will lead you to the roof of the Indian Ocean – this require good physical condition with regular but moderate sports practice.
The Col de Taibit offers, on it’s part, one of the rare gateway to the Cirque of Mafate, also listed as a Unesco heritage. This is an intense climbing hike which offers awe-inspiring viewpoints over the Cirque of Cilaos. The climb become more pleasant for the descent when returning from Mafate.
Various smaller hiking trails also enables to discover inspiring viewpoints, like the path to Cascade de Bras Rouge (45 mins walk, 1hr for return), or the one of La Chapelle.
Transports: In most cases, it is possible to park near the trails. If you prefer to leave your car in the village, a public bus service is available to drop visitors at the starts of hiking trails, all along the road upto Ilet à Cordes. There is a bus stop at minute walk from our accomodation.
You like to live intense moments? Then, Cilaos is the ideal destination for your next adventure!
Choose canyoning or rock climbing in this magnificent mineral cirque. Tackle les 3 Salazes, and the famous ziplining. The mountain biking circuitsoffer to the sportiest an incredible occasion to practice their passion in full nature.
More family oriented– an adventure climb in the trees, like accrobranche – will delight the children and adults alike. The bike trails also propose calmer walks and cycle rides for the family. As well as recreational boating in Mare a Jonc.
To hire equipments or to have access to activities requiring a tourist guide, contact the tourism office , which is 2 minutes walk from the hotel, or directly ask our front desk who will be glad to guide you and offer you discounts from our tourism partners.
For those for whom holidays means relaxation and peace, the village has a thermal spa. We are here in the heart of an old volcano, the Piton des Neiges, which releases hot water thermal springs providing a unique hydrotherapy on the island. With its tonic and stimulating climate, Cilaos combines hydrotherapy and tourism in the heart of a preserved natural area, with waterfalls, lush vegetation, cryptomerias forests.
Thanks to the qualities and proprieties of the Cirque’s thermal water, make a return to sources of pleasure and well-being. Enjoy a 10% discount offto the Thermes de Cilaos as resident of the Tsilaosa. Fitness centre, cure centre and beauty institute, the professional staffs of the spa is attentive to your health for an effective cure and pleasant interlude.
When returning to the hotel, extend these relaxing moments by enjoying the solarium of the Tsilaosa , with its Jacuzzi and wonderful view on the Piton des Neiges.
Those who wish to enjoy the calm of the village, can stroll around the market fair, among spices and local products. Or you admire the ancestral craftworks of the embroidery makersand cherish this ideal souvenir for lovers of authenticity. And of course, we invite all visitors to take the time to savor the famous lentils of Cilaos!
Do not hesite to pay a visit to the tourism office of Cilaos, within minutes walk from the hotel, to get all information on visits and organized toursduring your stay. Our front desk staffs will be pleased to help you too.
21, Rue du Père Boiteau,
Tel.: – +262 262 37 39 39