Domaine de la Pointe des Châteaux - La Maison du Coco  

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Qualité Tourisme Ile de La Réunion
ContactSolesse Didier
134, rue Georges Pompidou 97436 Saint-Leu
GSM : 0692 70 63 73
Fax : 0262 38 15 44
Email :
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Example of rates8 € /pers.
Languagesfrench, creole, english
Facilitiesshop - sales of specialist products, garden, private car park
Capacity 100 persons
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Nestled within a coconut grove and tropical garden, in the heart of the Pointe des Châteaux Estate, stands the Maison du Coco, a farm with more than 7 ha of land. Discover the secrets of the coconut tree, the "tree of life." Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 9.30am to 4.30pm

The estate offers discovery workshops
- The coconut, the jewel of the tropics
Learn all about this palm tree and the various uses of its fruit, the coconut:
Culinary uses (water, nuts, virgin oil, milk, sugar etc.), cosmetic uses (soap, massage oil), industrial uses (brushes, rope, coal etc,) artistic uses (shell carving, leaf weaving etc.)
- the benefits of the coconut
Enjoy a range of tasting opportunities:
coconut sugar made from the sap of coconut flowers,
virgin coconut oil, cold pressed from coconut flesh, water and fresh coconut, and coconut candies
- Cookery workshop
Learn how to pick coconuts, husk them and grate them, while sitting on a traditional stool; after which, you're all set for the workshop of your choice:
coconut candies, coconut punch and coconut ice cream
Artistic workshop: introduction to weaving
Learn the basics of this age-old tradition.

Locationrural setting
Outstanding places
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GPS RGR92Longitude : 321693
Latitude : 7661348
Geolocation coordinatesLongitude : 55.282918
Latitude : -21.140421
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