One of the world’s most far-flung destinations nestled in the Indian Ocean, Praslin’s island is the launch point for a myriad of activities and home to natural wonders such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site Vallée de Mai and Anse Lazio.
Rated as one of the best beaches globally, Anze Lazio is located just minutes away from Raffles Praslin. Raffles Seychelles features eighty-six villas, some of the most spacious in the Seychelles. Each villa and villa suite offers a private plunge pool and outdoor pavilion to soak in breathtaking views of the opal-hued ocean, white sandy beach, and lush green hills. This is the perfect destination for couples to celebrate their one-of-a-kind moment, be it for an oceanfront wedding or an anniversary celebration.
Dining at Raffles Seychelles combines the best of Seychellois culture and cuisine with dishes from around the world, and Raffles Spa, located steps away from the coastline of Anse Takamaka, offers ocean views from its treatment pavilions. ”Curieuse Restaurant” – A gastronomic journey tracing through India, China and South East Asia, Curieuse, led by Chef de Cuisine Sunil Dutt, is the Seychelles’ only Asian restaurant. Infused with oriental spice and aromatic ingredients, the menu varies from Thai salads and spicy, sour soup to Indian curries and traditional Chinese stir-fries. “Losean Restaurant” – Start the day with an enticing spread of breakfast classics, from fruit and cereal to pastries and Continental meats and cheeses, with a live noodle station and eggs made to order. Come evening, and Losean becomes an elegant dinner setting, with tables both inside and out in the gardens, candlelit and accompanied by the sounds of the sea.
”Pool Restaurant & Bar” – Showcasing fresh, local products and light cuisine, the Pool Restaurant & Bar offers a casual lunch setting, perfect for refueling during a busy day of soaking up the Seychellois sun. ”The Sushi Room” – In a location famed for its fresh fish, The Sushi Room at Curieuse celebrates the island’s world-class catch with an exciting menu of sushi and sashimi. ”Danzil Bar Lounge” – Taking its name from a local promontory, Danzil serves perfectly prepared drinks against a backdrop of inspiring views towards the ocean. Choose from a rich selection of fine wines, rums, spirits, and skillfully-made tropical cocktails.
Raffles Spa – Steps away from the coastline of Anse Takamaka, amidst stunning surroundings, Raffles Spa is carefully designed to calm the spirit and awaken the senses. The luxurious spa features 12 treatment pavilions, showcasing the blue ocean’s spectacular view, tropical gardens, and dramatic granite boulders. Cultures across the world admire the magnificence of the lotus. Elegantly delicate at first glance, the flower’s transformation is an inspiring symbol of revitalization and raw natural strength. At sunrise, it breaks through into the air, radiant in full bloom, then retires once more to the stillness of the water when night falls. This regenerative rise and retreat following the rhythm of the day influences the vision for a Raffles Spa. Treatments – Complementing the magnificent setting of the private treatment rooms are the signature experiences. Every aspect is carefully designed to offer a sensory journey that reflects the unique setting of Seychelles.
With a warm tropical climate, Praslin and nearby islands can claim to enjoy a microclimate all of their very own, with temperatures between a consistent 24-32°C (74 -90° Fahrenheit) year-round. Departing every hour from the island of Mahé, soar over the islands and arrive at Praslin in true aviator style with a scenic 15-minute plane ride or take a leisurely pace across the turquoise blue ocean in a catamaran ferry. Whatever your preference, your final destination will lead you to Raffles Praslin – an oasis of calm, laid back luxury, and a genuine sense of relaxation for the paradise seeker.
Breakaway in Seychelles – The ideal place to indulge in luxury, Raffles Seychelles is infused with the Seychellois spirit and the legendary 24 hours Raffles Butler service. It is only fifteen minutes by plane or helicopter from Mahé Island. A million miles from the ordinary, the charming Raffles Seychelles is the perfect oasis for the well-traveled and a launch point for many unique experiences such as island hopping and cruises. With year-round sunshine, Seychelles is the perfect place to discover nature’s hidden gems. Flourished with unrivaled beaches, pristine shores, and many pre-historic sites for you to explore. Whether it be island hopping, culinary experiences, or excursions, we’re confident that you will cherish every moment of paradise.