It’s time for a real holiday – one that avoids the hustle and bustle of crowded European beaches, a holiday where discreet and effortless service come as no surprise and the look and feel is understated luxury at every turn. For luxury, hotels in Seychelles offer an unparalleled experience.Luxury hotels in Seychelles range from private island retreats to serene spa environments and resorts with every entertainment just off the verandah of your sumptuous villa.
So lets start our journey to the Seychelles Islands and lets talk about all the things that make this place special.
Coco de Mer
1. Coco de Mer (The Sea Caconut) is a special sea coconut which is the heaviest fruit in the world. It is regarded as the national treasure of Seychelles. The male tree and female tree grow side by side with their roots combined with each other. If you cut down one of them, the other one will die too. To cut down sea coconut tree or pick up its fruit are prohibited by the government. If a visitor wants to take away sea coconut, he should hold the certificate of authority issued by local government. This is realy an exotic fruit that will cost you a lot and will realy make your vacation expensive and luxury.
The Aldabra tortoise
2. The Aldabra giant tortoise (Elephant tortoise) from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, is one of the largest tortoises in the world. So on Seychelles Islands, you can have a chance to see the oldest elephant tortoise. It has been listed on the World Guinness Book of Records. There are also smallest fogs, wingless birds and flytrap that do not exit in other places. Also, there is a biggest lagoon surrounded by atoll reef. It has been inscribed on the world heritage list of UNESCO.
3.Luxury hotels – The Seychelles are rated among the world’s top ten destinations for a relaxing as well as enjoyable vacation or honeymoon. Then you can be assured that Seychelles, along with its breathtaking surroundings comprising silver beaches, secluded coves and bays, and lush green areas rich in rare varieties of flora and fauna, amuses you with its exceptional lodging options. In other words, Seychelles hotels stand out in terms of its high quality accommodation facilities as well as warm hospitality. Further, since Seychelles hotels are regulated by the Ministry of Tourism, they maintain high level of standards. We will mention some of the luxury resorts in the list below:
Four degrees south of the equator, a 20-minute flight away from Mahé, Frégate is a private island of outstanding natural beauty; a uniquely peaceful setting of verdant, tropical interiors and abundant nature fringed by seven dream beaches, each a brilliant sweep of powdery white sand sentinelled by giant, iconic granite boulders. The preservation, protection and nurture of its unique flora and fauna has always been – and continues to be – a fundamental raison d’être for Frégate Island Private. With only 16 villas and one Presidential Villa, guests are invited to experience the rare luxuries of space, security and seclusion within a tropical island setting of exuberant natural beauty. This means that Frigate Islands is accommodating only a selected number of guests at any one time and thereby ensuring the island remains exclusively the realm of its guests – no day visitors are allowed. Positioned to guarantee ultimate privacy, each villa is
Frigate Island Villa
built of native mahogany and clad in rich African Chamfuta Teak wood, blending harmoniously into its natural surroundings. The typical villa plan features square spaces rotated 45 degrees, maximising views of the ocean through two facades. The tropical feel of the buildings is intentionally casual, in keeping with the surroundings; in addition to an indulgent private infinity pool, each villa features a large terrace – with day bed and Jacuzzi – which flows from the interior as part of an extended living area. Interior architecture is simple and elegant. The post and lintel structure is mirrored inside, framing picture-perfect views of the island; African Chamfuta Teak skirting boards edge cream Botticino marble floors, while vaulted roofs and Merbou timber framework faithfully reflect a diverse colonial architectural
heritage. Frégate Island Private introduced a comprehensive butler concept; a private butler is assigned to each villa to assure personalised and individual services throughout the guest’s stay, providing anything, anytime, anywhere on the island.
Luxury North Island Resort
North Island offers a rare slice of tropical island magic and exclusive 450 square metre Villas, that are located on a pristine beach with service tailored to suit your needs and preferred lifestyle.There are only 11 guest Villas that are exquisitely designed to celebrate nature and offer an authentic gome-from-home ambience. The result is a special destination that touches the lives of its quests and inspired them long after they have left. North Island is an example of a sustainable ecologically sensitive utilization of a precious natural treasure.
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Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove
Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove
Perched on the Western tip of the Beau Vallon Bay, Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove is set amidst a tropical garden with lush exotic vegetation. With sweeping thatched roof, the use of local granite, the resort offers open air lobby that bestows breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean.. Founded in 1943, historic Fisherman’s Cove is the Seychelles’ first and most legendary hotel. Over the decades, the resort has gained a reputation for relaxed, understated luxury and friendly, personalized service, providing guests with a peaceful hideaway.It was re-opened in June 2004. The restored hotel features sweeping thatched roofs and local granite.
Hotel Banyan Tree
Banyan Tree Hotel
Nestled in Intendance Bay with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, swaying palm trees and lush tropical forest, the Banyan Tree hotel and spa resort in Seychelles provides a rare taste of paradise for your Seychelles holiday. For the very best of Seychellois architecture, its 60 stunning pool villas combine contemporary, colonial and ‘plantation’ décor; from high sloping ceilings, airy verandas and louvered doors to ethnic woven textiles. The eclectic villa interiors provide a true sense of place – allowing you to experience Banyan Tree’s signature blend of romance, rejuvenation and exotic sensuality in luxury.
Banyan Tree Seychelles is amongst the list of Top 10 Honeymoon Hotels Worldwide 2009 by The World’s Best Hotels.
Four Seasons Resort
Four Seasons Resort, Seychelles
Brilliantly green coastline reveals tree-house villas perched on a jungled hillside. Lounge by your plunge pool, then stroll to the powder-sand beach – considered one of the island’s best. Revel in days of barefoot ease, serenaded by tropical birdsong and scented by cinnamon trees and frangipani. Recharge the spirit with storybook adventure, exploring jungle and sea. With refreshing warmth and devoted attention, Four Seasons awakens the joy of fresh discovery.
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa
Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort and Spa* is located on the idyllic island of Mahe. This secluded Seychelles retreat is comprised completely of private villas perched on the verdant hillside or nestled amongst secluded beach coves on Beau Vallon Bay. You can have freshly prepared local seafood and traditional Creole Cuisine with a cool drink and take in magnificent views of the nearby Silhouette and North Islands or dine under the stars as you watch the sun sink in to the Indian Ocean.
Also check Maia Luxury Resort and Spa – Mahe Island, Seychelles