It is not too late to arrange a Christmas getaway, either by yourselves or with family and friends. Why not explore the many, fabulous options in Seychelles? Take advantage of British Airways direct flights to this tiny, beautiful group of Indian Ocean islands.
We’ve listed six of our favourite places to stay so why not swap a chilly Christmas for one in the sun. Cocktails by the pool, sundowners on the beach and all you need do is relax, unwind and lose yourself in the tranquillity of these beautiful islands.
Six Senses Zil Pasyon
On the beautiful island of Felicite, Six Senses Zil Pasyon is a luxury boutique beach resort offering her guests seclusion and privacy. Set among the giant granite boulders, the resort offs all the comforts you could wish for. Relax in your Villa’s own private infinity pool or on one of the island’s secluded beaches; La Penice is one of the Seychelles most beautiful. They offer a diverse range of activities from hiking in through forested centre of the island, diving and snorkelling on site and a stunning spa set among the monoliths. Best for couples, honeymoons and diving.
Four Seasons Desroches
As the only resort on this coral island in the Amirantes group, you’ll feel remote and secluded at Four Seasons Desroches Island. Desroches has a variety of Villas to choose from, all of which are sea facing and the white sand beaches and the blue waters of the Indian Ocean are just a few steps away. Set amidst mature tropical gardens, relax on your deck or in your private plunge pool and unwind completely. Enjoy the island’s cuisine at the Lighthouse with its beautiful views over the ocean or dine by candlelight on the beach. Snorkel, dive, fish, explore the island by bike or take advantage of the range of spa treatments and yoga classes. Best for couples, families, honeymoons, diving and bluewater fishing.
An exclusive and contemporary tropical hideaway, North Island offers the ultimate barefoot, luxury getaway. This stunning private island is reached by helicopter from Mahé and has just 11 stunning villas. Long stretches of white sand meet the solid green canopy of lush tropical palms and indigenous species. Uninterrupted views of the sparkling ocean are yours to enjoy and why not make the most of its all-inclusive rates and dive, snorkel or go blue water fishing. It is without doubt, one of the most exclusive beach hotels in the world. Best for couples, honeymoons, diving, privacy and bluewater fishing.
Located on Praslin, the largest of the Seychelles granitic islands, Raffles is a luxury all Villa resort. Built into the hillside, each Villa has its own private pool and nestles in mature, lush tropical greenery. Offering some of the most spacious rooms in Seychelles, the Villas have fabulous views and pool pavilions in which to relax and unwind. Swim, snorkel, sail, kayak, play golf, explore the island or pamper yourself in Raffles Spa. Best for couples, family groups, diving, exploring.
Alphonse Island Resort
A small, arrow shaped island in the far reaches of the outer islands, Alphonse has a well-deserved reputation as one of the world’s top fly fishing destinations. It would be wrong to presume that is all the island has to offer. It is a relaxed sanctuary; far from the madding crowd where the emphasis is on simple, island living. Enjoy the breeze from your hammock, explore the island on your bicycle. Dive, snorkel or just relax and sunbathe, Alphonse is truly the castaway island. Best for fly fishing, bluewater fishing, couples, diving.
Fregate Island offers all of her guests the rare opportunity to experience the luxuries of space and seclusion on one of the most stunning islands in the Indian Ocean. It accommodates only a selected number of guests at any one time and so is exclusively yours for the time you are there. Fregate is a luxury retreat, offering couples and families luxury villa accommodation, private butler service, complete privacy and absolute tranquillity. Dive, sail, bluewater fish, snorkel, pamper yourself in the Rock Spa or just enough the peace of the island from a shady hammock, cocktail in hand. Best for couples, families and groups of friends, privacy.
If you would like more information please contact Charlotte Chilcott or Peter McLeod or call us on ++44 1980 847389. Alternatively click HERE if you would like us to contact you.