Special Places To Stay In The Seychelles

Here are a selection of personally recommended places to stay in the Seychelles. We have travelled to, and stayed in, every one.

North Island

10 Villas, 1 Presidential Villa

Located around 30km from the main island of Mahé, North Island, one of the 'inner' islands, is a place of barefoot luxury for those seeking a truly spectacular tropical retreat. Accommodation consists of only 11 elegant guest villas, never more than a few steps from the eastern beach.

Desroches Island

17 Beach Suites, 8 Beach Retreats, 24 x four-bedroom Beach Villas, 4 Dibwa Villas

Desroches is a private island resort, approximately 6 km long and 1 km wide with 14 km of coastline, accessed via a short daily flight from Mahé. The 17 Beach Suites in individual villas each have a large private terrace with stunning sea views, the 8 Beach Retreats have private pools.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles

mahé island

62 Guest Villas, 5 two & three -bedroom Suites, 7 Private Residences

On the south-west coast of the Seychelles main island, on a verdant hillside, overlooking a picturesque bay, the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is comprised of 67 sumptuous Creole-style guest villas and suites, all with private terrace or balcony and plunge pool. The beach of Petite Anse, one of the best on the island, is just a short walk away.

Constance Ephelia

mahé island

184 Junior Suites, 40 Senior Suites, 53 Villas

The Constance Ephélia Resort is set within 120 hectares of lush tropical vegetation. Accommodation ranges from well-appointed suites to a fabulous range of luxurious villas with private pools.

Sainte Anne Resort And Spa

87 Guest Villas

An island resort, surrounded by one of the largest Marine Parks in the Indian Ocean, Sainte Anne is just a 10 minute boat transfer from Mahé and the capital Victoria, and is an ideal choice for couples and families. The resort occupies a fraction of the 530 acre island allowing the 87 villas to make the most of their tropical setting.

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort And Spa

111 Villas

On the idyllic island of Silhouette, 45 minutes by boat or 15 minutes by helicopter from Mahé, this secluded Seychelles retreat is comprised of 111 private villas perched on a lush hillside or nestled amongst secluded beach coves.

Paradise Sun

praslin island

70 Superior rooms, 10 Deluxe/Family rooms

The Paradise Sun hotel is located on the stunning sheltered Cote d'Or Beach, with 80 stylish air-conditioned rooms in chalets set in the lush grounds and is a relaxed and casual hotel, ideal for those wanting to do lots of activities.

La Reserve

praslin island

8 Superior rooms, 32 Deluxe rooms

A well established, friendly and popular independent hotel on the north-east coast of the island, offering ‘barefoot chic’ in a stylish and casual environment. The unique Jetty Restaurant, with views of the beach and ocean, serves Creole cuisine and an international menu from an open kitchen.

Bird Island

24 Bungalows

Bird Island is the antidote to homogenous, corporate hotels and resorts. This is all about the destination, conservation and sustainability.

Small Hotels & Guest Houses

There are many small hotels, chalets and guesthouses in the Seychelles, which offer good value for money and a more authentic experience.