« Like hung above Grande Ansebeach, this hotel differs itself by its timeless elegance. In a very soothing setting, I recommend a stay at this lodge nestled on the cliff’s fringed; ideal for a memorable getaway in all complicity. » Natacha, Islandian Expert
Time to let yourself be carried away by the tropical waves of the Indian Ocean, we are checking in at the Palm Hotel & Spa!The quest for luxury and authenticity starts in the coastal town of Petite Île. In the midst of this exotic region, often called the Wild South (Sud Sauvage), this 5* resort is implanted between fecund volcanic slopes, beaches of staggering beauty and a profuse flora. Viewed from the sky, it flawlessly blends in with its surroundings! While the coconut trees keep on floating, the pool shines when hit by the rays of the steamy sun. With Grand Anse beach and indigo blue water just a few steps away, everything is assembled for you to be charmed!
Well, the bewitchery doesn’t end here though! The hotel has put on a big spread with its marvelous decoration choices. Putting together the boldness of contemporary architectures with a twist of Islandian soul in it, it couldn’t be any better.A typical day at the Palm Hotel & Spa starts with a hearty breakfast in one of its many restaurants. Then, for those willing to take it slow, either go take a nap in your luxurious room, or unwind next to the pool.
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• Le Deck, a former gourmet restaurant, has been completely renovated and transformed into a cosy and warm lounge with a beautiful fireplace. Leather sofas, a teak coffee table and designer lamps combine to give this new lounge a welcoming and intimate atmosphere. Open all day long, this new lounge is ideal for a quiet reading break, while enjoying one of the à la carte cocktails or spirits of the Kokoa Bar, or a wine tasting from the Makassar cellar.Open every day for a Buffet breakfast from 6.30am to 10am.Summer: open only for dinner from 7.30pm to 10pm.Winter (from june to september) service from 12pm to 5.30pm and for dinner from 7.30pm to 10pm.Fridays and Saturdays are themed evenings with buffet service, activities and entertainment.• The Makassar: Providing the best of the Reunionese cuisine is at heart of The Makassar. 'Better yet, the Chef Claude Pothin makes magic with Reunion local products by adding his special twist in his selection and search for unique flavours. Papaya from Petite-Île, pigeon from Les Avirons, foie gras from La Plaine des Palmistes, herbs from the vegetable garden at Palm Hotel & Spa coconut cabbage from Saint-Philippe... Are you ready to taste rare and exceptional products brought to life through the passion of the Chef?During winter season, the Makassar is open for dinner (7.30 pm to 9.30 pm) from Thursday to Saturday. Reservation is required. Smart casual: no beachwear.• The Kokoa Bar: After having enjoyed a beautiful dinner, lead your way to The Kokoa Bar! Trendy and casual at the same time, this lounge bar is where you can unwind and chill. Want to try some tropical cocktails while waiting for the whales to pass by the Bay? The Kokoa bar is the perfect place to do so. If you are feeling like taking part in ecological discussions about humpback whales with the Hotel’s eco-volunteers, join them and ask for a Kir Imperial. On top of that, every Sunday The Kokoa bar organises a "[email protected]" evening, with soft electro music and amazing cocktails. The Kokoa Bar is open every day from 10am to 11.45pm. Happy Hour on Sundays from 5pm to 6.30pm...• The Kah Beach & Restaurant: Tropical, cosy and relaxing setting, welcome to The Kah Beach & Restaurant. Suspended between sky and sea, overlooking the Grand Anse beach, the experience there is splendid! The KAH's Summer flavours are wonderful, and what’s best than enjoying the exotic tastes of the dishes in a friendly atmosphere, with sand under your feet.With a varied menu for gourmet snacks, the restaurant offers salads, grills, sandwiches and bagels made with "Homemade" breads, pastries, ice cream and smoothies for those little pleasures in the afternoon. Open every day from 12:00 pm to 6 pm. (during summer)During austral winter (June to September), the restaurant is closed. Lunch service is available at the Deck restaurant. • Wine Cellar: Hello wine lovers! The cellar team looks after 300 different wines ranging from small independent vineyards to grands crus. To appreciate these tasteful beverages, the Chef of The Makassar Restaurant, Claude POTHIN, proposes a dinner menu with recommended matching wines for each dish. If you happen to be at Palm Hotel & Spa around March, don’t miss the Wine Festival.
There is no miniclub in the hotel, however a baby sitting service is available at an extra cost upon request.
The hotel offers numerous entertainments. Wine lovers may taste the South African specialties Music lovers may enjoy full nights of entertainment and live music while food lovers shall be granted by some amazing live-cooking.
During your stay, treat yourself at Akéa Spa & Beauty, a wellness sanctuary of 435 m2.
This wellness sanctuary is also equipped with its own fitness room :