The first Raffles opened in the Seychelles in 2011 and has since won many awards, Luxury Resort of the Year, Best Wedding Hotel and Best Luxury Beach Resort & Spa are just a few of this fine resorts accolades. Located in the heart of Praslin Island it is referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’ with 86 contemporary villas oozing luxury at every turn; paradise found.
Raffles features exquisite private pool villas for all group sizes from romantic couples to two bedroom villas accommodating friends or families together. Each has its own private outdoor pavilion, plunge pool and balcony where you can spend lazy days gazing at the picture postcard view of the ocean and tropical surroundings. A stones’ throw from a white sandy beach it’s time to forget the world at home, you have arrived in a place that will pamper you with cheerful staff and endless idyllic amenities including 24 hour butlers. Just a short plane or helicopter ride from Mahe Island, or fifty-five minutes by scenic ferry, on arrival at Mahe International Airport it isn’t long before you are in your beach clothes relaxing by the azure ocean.
There’s plenty to see with Praslin hosting the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site and after exploring Praslin there’s a myriad of activities and places to visit island-hopping around the Seychelles. Year-round sunshine ensures a stay of warmth and relaxation with unrivalled beaches, pre-historic sites and culinary experiences up for grabs. Located on the prestigious shores of Anse Takamaka, Raffles is a special place to call home for a while. Health and wellness is paramount and the Raffles Spa will take care of your journey to rejuvenation with twelve treatment pavilions showcasing spectacular views of the ocean, dramatic granite boulders and tropical gardens.
Accommodation is luxurious; tranquil Garden View Villas are ideal for those in search of peace and tranquillity with privacy as a key feature. Spacious, contemporary villas offer jaw-dropping retreats of comfort with an outdoor pavilion and daybed to lounge with a morning coffee or afternoon cocktail, private plunge pool and even an outdoor rain shower. Added touches enhance your stay; yoga mat, nespresso machine, walk-in closet, easel and sketch pad and Raffles butler service (fee applies) really do ensure Raffles stands out from the crowd in style. Two Bedroom Ocean View Villas are perfect for families or groups of friends, offering a quiet sanctuary with magnificent views of the ocean. Both bedrooms are en-suite, a spacious parlour/living area, outdoor pavilion, plunge pool, open air balcony and dining area with BBQ grill set the scene for remarkable holiday memories.
If you’re looking for something special then Raffles is the resort for you. With the islands of the Seychelles at your fingertips, this trip will set the bar for exceptional retreats to visit. Call 020 3542 8888 for more details on this amazing Seychelles holiday.