Situated on the idyllic island of Praslin in the warm Indian Ocean, Raffles Seychelles comprises 86 luxurious villas dotted along stretches of white sand. This award-winning resort combines a peaceful ambiance with ultimate comfort, creating the perfect island paradise.
Spacious and Serene
Each spacious villa features its own mini bar, iPod docking station, outdoor terrace, rain shower and private plunge pool. Choose between one and two bedrooms, with spectacular views of either the dazzling ocean or the lush, tropical greenery. Along with the host of sumptuous amenities available, the villas include additional features such as artists’ easels and yoga mats, while the complimentary butler service ensures your complete contentment.
A Culinary Adventure
The sophisticated Losean restaurant offers a range of international breakfast options every morning, and mouth-watering Creole cuisine each night. The intimate and aptly-named Sushi Room serves up the very best of this Japanese delicacy, while elsewhere at the Curieuse restaurant you can enjoy a variety of Thai, Indian and Chinese dishes served beneath the stars. Enjoy a laid-back lunch at the Pool Restaurant and Bar, which offers various light bites, or head to Pti Zil Beach Bar to sample a range of beverages. Come evening, you can enjoy live entertainment and tempting cocktails at the Danzil Lounge, or breathtaking views from the rooftop Takamaka Terrace.
Spoil Yourself in the Seychelles
Take advantage of the resort’s fabulous spa, which features experience showers, whirlpools, a steam room and sauna, together with an outdoor lounge and soaking pool from which to marvel at the spectacular views. Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing treatment from one of the resort’s 12 pavilions.
Raffles has a range of watersports on offer, and many boat excursions available. Explore the natural splendour of the island on one of the hiking trails, or join one of the resort’s fascinating and entertaining activities, such as crab hunting and Creole fishing.
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before you go
Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip
15 minute domestic flight from Mahé to Praslin followed by a 30 minute transfer to the resort / 86 Villas / Raffles Spa / 3 Restaurants / 2 Bars / Water Sports / Gym / Sugar Palm Children’s Club
Temperatures vary very little here but the rainfall does! May to September usually has the least rainfall, with June to August traditionally the driest months. November through March is usually the wettest time, although demand tends to keep December to January pretty busy.
Etihad offer flights from Heathrow via Abu Dhabi. You can also fly there with Qatar Airways via Doha from Manchester and Heathrow, whilst Emirates operate flights from various UK airports via Dubai.
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