Forest bathing tracks
The property has several trails marked with arrows. From 2 kms to 6 kms, these walking trails will take you through pineapple and banana fields, palm tree plantations, along meandering rivers and in the shade of lush indigenous forests.
Make sure to bring your hiking shoes and be ready to enjoy some deep forest bathing!
Length: 2 km
Elevation: 55 m
Walking time: 30 min
This circuit will lead you to the Kiosk, with its swimming pool and its panoramic view of the Chamarel circus, making small detours along shaded and low-gradient paths then a final climb to the kiosk with a more sustained gradient.
The return to the reception will be done all downhill on the central aisle.
Nice viewpoint on the shaded path, with a bench seat to take a break.
Length: 2.5 km
Elevation: 55 m
Walking time: 40 min
You will gradually descend to the entrance gate, passing along an avenue of royal palms and further on, an avocado plantation on your right. Small forests of endemic trees on either side of the entrance gate.
Shaded paths will lead you to smaller tracks, in the middle of the tropical forest (Take time to observe the luxuriant vegetation :Royal Palms, Raffias, endemic trees), to join a new larger path which will gradually bring you back to the reception desk.5
Length: 3 km
Elevation: 60 m
Walking time: 50 min
Like the Green Circuit, you will gradually descend towards the entrance gate, passing a path bordered by royal palm trees and further along, following an avocado plantation on your right.
You will then reach La Vieille Cheminée (which gives the Domaine its name) and will follow the St Denis river, passing near a coconut grove and a bamboo grove.
The circuit continues on shaded paths, goes up a high gradient track to finally reach the starting point, via a path with a small wooden bench and a nice viewpoint.
Good trekking shoes are recommended.
Length: 3.5 km
Elevation: 106 m
Walking time: 1 hour
You will start the circuit on shaded paths, then you will gradually go up towards the Kiosk and the swimming pool, following paths and trails sometimes with a high gradient.
After the Kiosk and its panoramic view, the circuit gradually descends and will bring you back to the reception.
Length: 6 km
Elevation: 108 m
Walking time: 1 hr 30 min
The longest of the 5 circuits, with a lot of vertical drop. This track will is perfect for trailers looking for an intense and sporting activity.
Like the Yellow circuit, it is recommended to wear good trekking shoes.You will start in the northern part of the Estate, following relatively flat and shaded paths, then you will turn left to follow a smaller track surrounded by dense tropical forest. From there you will ascend steep paths, and then pass along the east side of the Domaine.
The climbs and descents will lead you to the St Denis river which you will follow for a few hundred meters. From there, big climb, to join a flatter part of the circuit: you will then discover the southern part of the terrain.You will finally begin the ascent to the Reception and your departure point by taking tracks lined with multiplying palm trees and other lush vegetation.