Chinese travelers can now enjoy visa-free travel to paradise
From July 2014, Chinese passport holders can enjoy visa-free travel to Reunion Island, making it easeer than ever for Chinese travelers to discover this secret French paradise in the Indian Ocean, with no visas required for stays of up to 15 days when traveling through an approved agency.
Reunion Island is easily accessible from Mainland China. Air Mauritius currently offers five direct flights a week between Mauritius and Shanghai and Beijing, as well as flights via Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. From Mauritius, it is a short half-hour flight to Reunion Island, with 10-12 transfers every day.
Little known outside France, Reunion Island is the only French tropical island in the Indian Ocean and has long been a hideaway paradise retreat for the French jet-set, and a tropical alternative to the French Riviera. Global luxury travelers are now discovering this breath-taking isle defined by dramatic volcanic mountains, idyllic beaches and coral reefs, a pleasant tropical climate, and exquisite hospitality.
Travelers to Reunion Island can experience its rich and varied gastronomy, with influences from India, Sri Lanka, Africa, France, and China. And Reunion Island’s diverse and dramatic landscapes promise plenty of jaw-dropping adventures. Guests can explore the sites in ultimate style by taking a helicopter tour over the only active volcano in the Indian Ocean, mysterious volcanic circles, majestic waterfalls, an ocean wave geyser, and the famous Notre Dame des Laves Church. Visitors can also cruise aboard a luxury catamaran, or try paragliding, hiking, or horse riding through untouched nature.
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