You’ll be wowed by the exceptional service here, where each of the 86 villas boast private plunge pools and stunning ocean views. If space is your thing, then the Panoramic Pool Villas here are certainly for you, with plenty of room including walk-in closets and large private terraces and unmatched views across the horizon. Despite the space though, the resort is small and intimate, making the service very personal.
The Raffles Spa features 13 spa treatment pavilions, including two spa suites fitted with steam showers, Japanese soaking tubs, and observation decks to enjoy vistas in absolute privacy. The hotel can arrange picnics at the beach, in the garden or atop a granite boulder, a dinner on board a yacht, or a barbecue feast in-villa, in addition to the 24-hour in-room dining service.
Children will love the Sugar Palm Club, from tots to teens, including babysitting, sand castle building and movie screenings. Restaurants combine a global offering for the tastebuds alongside local specialities, served with fine wines and exotic cocktails. Creole cooking or cocktail-making classes can also be arranged.
Northeast tip of Praslin Island, 15-minute shuttle plane ride from Mahé, followed by a 30-minute drive to the resort. Or a 15-minute ride on a chartered helicopter from Mahé.
Raffles Praslin, Seychelles comprises 86 villas, 18 Hillside Villas, 30 Oceanview Villas, 26 Panoramic Villas, five Royal Oceanview Villa Suites (one-bedroom), three Royal Panoramic Villa Suites (one-bedroom), two Raffles Oceanview Villa Suites (two-bedroom), and two Raffles Beachfront Villa Suites (two-bedroom). 24-hour Raffles Butler service is available to all residents.
There’s plenty to choose from when it comes to dining at Raffles Praslin, Seychelles. At Losean Restaurant you can indulge in buffet breakfasts, buffet-style themed evenings, barbecues with live entertainment, and contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with a distinctly Indian Ocean accent. Alternatively, the Curieuse Seafood Restaurant offers a scrumptious à la carte menu featuring seafood specialities, such as locally-caught lobster.
Afternoons are spent by the Pool Restaurant & Bar, where delicious light meals are served in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy tropical cocktails, live entertainment, and rum and wine tasting evenings at the Danzil Lounge, the resort’s main bar, or savour some shisha at the rooftop Takamaka Terrace.
Creole cooking and cocktail classes are available if you want something a bit more hands on, while sunset cruises with sushi and champagne can also be arranged.
Spend your days swimming, sunbathing, snorkelling, sailing, kayaking, walking, or simply doing nothing at all – the choice is yours. The award-winning Raffles Spa is the perfect place to unwind – in fact, it’s one of the finest spas in the Seychelles. Soak up stunning views of the Indian Ocean from the treatment rooms whilst being pampered to perfection – sound tempting?
An abundance of excursions can also be enjoyed, from exploring the magical prehistoric forest of Vallée de Mai to discovering the vibrant coral gardens of the Curieuse National Marine Park.