Santalune Forest is a forest separating Vaniville Town to the south and Santalune City to the north. There are several Trainers that can be fought in the forest. The player is also shown traveling through the forest with their friends, Shauna , Tierno , Trevor , Callum or Serena.
Santalune Forest can be found in south-central Kalos, in between Vaniville Town and Santalune City. Route 3 is just to the north of Santalune Forest, while either Route 2 and then Route 1 are to the south of it.