Seychelles is among those places where all the world’s problems seem to fade away – white-sand beaches, light blue waters and thick, green foliage with beautiful plants ensure that immersing yourself in this tropical island paradise is an easy task. For a place as serene as this, it’s only right that the luxurious resorts and hotels in Seychelles, combined with the stunning natural beauty of the Indian Ocean, create an unforgettable and relaxing atmosphere. Here are five of our favorite resorts luxury hotels in Seychelles.
Four Seasons Seychelles
The Four Seasons is a name that doesn’t need much explaining. Luxury and comfort are embedded in the brand identity and lie at the very core of everything you’ll experience. The Four Seasons Seychelles is no exception. The resort has been open on the island of Mahé since 2009 with 67 villas – 62 one-bedroom and five luxurious two and three-bedroom villas.
The outstanding hotel is designed to reflect the local Creole style by using wood and stone elements across both the interiors and exteriors. Sitting on a lavish hillside that leads down to a beautiful beach, the Four Seasons Seychelles takes full advantage of its magnificent natural location. Each of the villas across the resort features an infinity pool, deck, outdoor shower and open-air reading pavilion with daybed.
Banyan Tree Seychelles
The Banyan Tree Hotel embodies the leisurely tropical life Seychelles to the fullest. The resort allows you to enjoy the otherworldly beauty of Seychelles with its plantation-like atmosphere and ambiance that you simply can’t replicate elsewhere. The 60-villa resort excels in privacy and sits on the Anse Intendence Beach on the main island Mahé, working in with its surroundings, not against them, with its stunning interiors and exteriors. Whether you lay down on the crisp white bed linens or lounge around the private pool or the beach, relaxing has never felt better – a sentiment that’s taken to new heights with the rejuvenating spa treatments in the wellness center.
Six Senses Zil Pasyon
Located on the private island of Félicité, which is full of gargantuan granite rocks and coral beaches, the illustrious Six Senses Zil Pasyon is an eco-resort that seamlessly blends impeccable hospitality with its serene surroundings. The various villas available at the hotel are perfect for those in search of a leisurely getaway with a long list of features, such as infinity pools, sun decks, vaulted ceilings and large windows that open fully to blend the living and bedroom area with the outside terrace.
Harmony defines the Six Senses Zil Pasyon and therefore it’s no surprise that the holistic wellness spa offers treatments that center around rejuvenation in five double treatment villas. Dining options at the resort offer traditional local dishes as well as island cuisine inspired by African, Chinese, French, Indian and English cooking to round out the experience at one of the top hotels in Seychelles.
Constance Lemuria is the only place in Seychelles with an 18-hole golf course, two tennis courts and a Padi dive center – meaning that the hotel curates one of the most unique experiences on the islands. The luxury five-star mid-size resort on Grand’Anse Praslin offers spacious suites and villas that are perfect for couples and families alike. The villas are located on 101 hectares full of incredible nature – from trees and plants to some of the most beautiful birds in this part of the world.
There are 105 suites and villas altogether and even the smallest one is perfectly spacious at 52 square meters. Wood, marble, limestone and pink granite elements feature in the interiors. There are five bars and four restaurants in the whole resort, so you’re guaranteed to have plenty to choose from. Creole, Indian and Chinese cuisines feature on the menus, and the breakfast buffet caters to European guests as well with an extensive cold meat and cheese selection. The cherry on top? The outstanding U by Constance Spa offers various treatments for unwinding in paradise.
At the very heart of gorgeous Praslin Island, Raffles Seychelles offers 86 contemporary and luxurious villas. Each features a private outdoor pavilion, a plunge pool, and a balcony. Since 2011, Raffles Seychelles has provided only the very best hospitality experience to anyone visiting Praslin island. Villas offer either oceanfront or garden views. Contemporary design in the villas is defined by large windows and sun-filled spaces, high-quality furnishings, and a gentle color palette. On-site there are several dining options and bars, as well as a wellness center and spa