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Seychelles hotels: a review of the best villas & hotels
Choosing a hotel for your holidays is probably the most important decision in planning your well-deserved break. Other than accommodation there is quite a lot to think about when booking your hotel. Location, climate, hotel front beach, activities, facilities, and the list goes on. To help you choose your hotel or villa, we have listed some of the best hotels in the Seychelles archipelago (with different budgets).
They say Mahé is the best island to start your trip in the Seychelles. The Wharf Hotel & Marina is located on the east coast of Mahé, just five minutes from the international airport. Certainly, the hotel is not the best placed of Mahé, but it is a great choice for those on a business trip. The Wharf Hotel & Marina is just about a stone throw from the capital city Victoria. As it name suggests the hotel, is found above a private marina. This is ideal for island hopping or boarding on a yacht. There is no front beach, but the swimming pool is quite commodious and appealing. We would recommend the Wharf Hotel & Marina for short stays on Mahé. The island of Mahé is the only gateway to the Seychelles and is a must stop. If you are planning to dedicate most of your time visiting the other islands of the Seychelles archipelago, the Wharf Hotel & Marina might come handy as it is close to the harbor and the International airport. The Wharf Hotel & Marina is a cheap alternative to other big names hotels on Mahé. The hotel has been recently been built and is in great condition. The rooms are quite spacious with all the usual facilities like car park, satellite Tv, Terrace, air-conditioning and large beds. The terrace gives an excellent view of the Marina. The hotel has its own restaurant serving a-la-carte meals every day. Wharf Hotel & Marina has a nautical feel to it, this is better sensed at its beautifully decorated outdoor bar. This hotel is a great deal for a quick stop on Mahé.
Le Jardin des Palmes is one of the best hotels on Mahé. Best for its services but also for its location. The hotel is perfectly placed in front of Anse La Mouche beach. In addition to this, the hotel is located on the west coast, where are found the best white sand beaches on the island of Mahé. The design and wood architecture of the hotel is much appreciated by visitors. All the rooms are air-conditioned with a personal mini bar. The hotel offers many in-room facilities suchlike king size beds, fully equipped bathroom, hairdryer, a furnished balcony, tea-coffee maker and so much more. Many leisure activities can be enjoyed at the hotel. In a tranquil atmosphere, you can relish an outdoor pool, a child safe pool, free babysitting, WIFI (chargeable) and free parking. Le Jardin des Palmes promises calmness a memorable stay on Mahé. The hotel is just steps away from the beach and the staff team is pleasingly friendly. Whether you are looking to rent a car, find excursions, big game fishing, diving or general information, the staff will kindly to guide you. The hotel is equipped with a great restaurant.This open-deck restaurant borders the swimming pool. The chef invites you to discover authentic Seychellois creole cuisine and international cuisine. You can quench your thirst at the "Coco de Mer" bar. The bar serves a selection of fresh tropical cocktails and exotic drinks. Le Jardin des Palmes is a great hotel to enjoy a tranquil stay on Mahé island.
Le Domaine de la Reserve is one of the finest hotels of the Seychelles archipelago. Location wise, the hotel is nestled between the private beach of Anse Petite Cour and flourishing vegetation. Its wonderful bay is secluded and its beach lined with gently sloping white sand. The private beach of Anse Petite Cour is accessible only by the hotel and if you are looking for a pristine environment, the beach faces a marine park. Small waves of turquoise crystal clear waters slowly rolling to the shore characterise best this hidden beach of Praslin island. Le Domaine de La Reserve is a wonderful location for unforgettable holidays. The hotel is famed to be one of the best of the Seychelles for its architectural design. The hotel was constructed in such a way to connect with the natural wonders around it. With over 40 traditionally decorated rooms, the hotel will add a Seychellois creole feel to your holidays. A huge swimming pool is available for quick refreshing moments. Le Domaine de La Reserve also has a wide selection of bars and restaurants giving you one of the most memorable dining experiences of your life. Whether it is on TripAdvisor or Vinivi, Le Domaine de La Reserve has marvelous ratings and even a certification of excellence. The hotel offers many facilities and services for the wellbeing of its guest. Snorkeling trips, beach view suites, gym, spa, free WIFI, excellent hospitality, room service, babysitting are some of the numerous services and facilities that the hotel offers. With is amazing setting on a private beach, Le Domaine de La Reserve is very demanded by newlyweds and honeymooners. The hotel usually offers some amazing wedding & honeymoon packages. Le Domaine de La Reserve is more than a hotel, it is a place where you will feel isolated from the rest of the world.
La Digue Island Lodge
The island of La Digue is the most beautiful and the most preserved of the Seychelles archipelago. This peaceful island is more centered around lodges and villas than big hotels. The island of La Digue has its own villas, La Digue Lodge. A small hotel presenting some of Seychelles' warmest hospitality and exotic accommodation. As its island, small doesn't mean cheap. In fact, the Lodge completes the concept of a luxurious island. The lodge nestles in a tranquil and tropical garden of takamaka trees, coconut palms along an assortment of plants and flowers. The lodge faces the famous Anse Reunion beach. La Digue Island Lodge has its own spa, diving centre and numerous other facilities and services. The lodge is also the best place to enjoy traditional Seychelles Creole cuisine. The La Digue Island Lodge is recommended for those who want to enjoy the world's best beaches like Anse Source d'Argent.