Known for being one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world, the Seychelles is a dream destination for anyone wanting that once-in-a-lifetime travel experience. Visitors to the islands have long celebrated its crystal-clear waters, white beaches and breath-taking scenery, where you can indulge in doing as much or as little as you choose. Here, Enquirer reviews some of the most luxurious resorts and hotels on the islands, what activities the Seychelles has to offer and the best places to visit.
North Island Seychelles – This exclusive resort is located on its own island, and offers the ultimate in luxury and exclusivity. Prices start around £6500 per night, and include a full staff, private chef, and numerous other amenities. Contact: +27 21 229 1000.
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles – This luxurious resort is located in Mahe, and offers stunning views of the Indian ocean. Prices start at around £900 per night for a standard room, and go up to £7000 per night for a private villa. Contact: +248 4 393 000.
Constance Lemuria Seychelles – This five-star resort is located on the island of Praslin, and offers luxurious accommodations, stunning beaches, and world class amenities. Prices start at around £400 per night for a standard room and go up to £3500 per night for a private villa. Contact: +248 4 281 281
Maia Luxury Resort and Spa – Located on the island of Mahe, this 5-star resort offers 30 private villas with infinity pools, a personal butler and stunning ocean views. Prices start at £1000 per night. Contact: +248 4 390 000.
Private Yacht Charter – Charter a private yacht to explore the islands and enjoy the stunning scenery and crystal-clear waters.
Private Island Picnic – Enjoy a romantic or private picnic on a secluded beach or island, with a personal chef and butler to cater to your every need.
Sunset Cruise – Take a sunset cruise to enjoy the beautiful colours of the Seychelles sky and enjoy a champagne toast as the sun sets over the Indian ocean.
Deep-Sea Fishing – The Seychelles offers some of the best deep-sea fishing in the world.
Helicopter Tours – The Seychelles is a beautiful country, and one of the best ways to see it is from the air. There are numerous companies that offer helicopter tours of the country, allowing visitors to see the stunning landscape from a unique perspective.
Snorkelling and Diving – Explore the coral reefs and encounter a variety of marine life, including sharks, turtles and rays.
Island Hopping – With 115 islands to choose from, there is no shortage of places to explore in the Seychelles. Take a boat tour and visit some of the smaller, uninhabited islands, for a truly unique experience.
Spa Treatments – Relax and rejuvenate at one of the luxurious spas in the Seychelles. Many of the hotels and resorts offer a variety of treatments, including massages, facials and body scrubs.
Places to Visit
Anse Lazio – This stunning beach on the island of Praslin has been voted one of the best beaches in the world. With its crystal blue waters, white sand and granite boulders, it is the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun.
Vallee de Mai – This UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island of Praslin is home to the rare Coco de Mer palm tree and a variety of other exotic plants and animals. Take a leisurely walk through the forest and experience the beauty of nature.
La Digue Island – Take a day trip to this small, idyllic island and rent a bike to explore its beautiful beaches and lush interior. Visit Anse Source d’Argent, one of the most photographed beaches in the world and its traditional ox-cart transportation.
Aldabra Atoll – This is the world’s second largest coral atoll and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to many endangered species, including the Aldabra giant tortoise.