The Raffles Praslin Seychelles is 15 minute by plane form the International Airport in Victoria, Mahe. Located in Anse Takamaka with white powdered sand and warm shallow water, there are 86 villas all spacious and comfortable. The villas are surrounded by the tropical forest.
Each of the villas has private plunge pools and outdoor pavilions. Some are located on the hillside and the resort offers buggy rides to the beach or guests can take a leisurely walk. There are also beachfront villa suites and ocean view villas. Each villa has a barbeque, balcony with chairs, wireless internet connection, entertainment system and all the other five star amenities to be expected.
There are several options for dining including fresh seafood, local cuisine and a Mediterranean menu. The pool bar serves light snacks and drinks. The Danzil Lounge has live music and the Takamaka Terrace overlooks the ocean with signature Raffles cocktails and an extensive wine list.
Raffles Spa facilities are high in the rocky hills above the sea with panoramic views. They offer three main treatments that include exfoliation, wraps, rehydration and massage among many other treatments.
Nearby attractions include a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site the Vallee de Mai. It is a prehistoric forest with some fascinating plants and animals found nowhere else. Guests also visit the Anse Lazio considered the perfect beach with shallow, warm water for swimming. La Digue is an island nearby with spectacular rock formations and Curieuse is also just 10 minutes away by boat. It is a protected area where the giant tortoises live and also has a mangrove swamp and excellent bird watching.
The hotel offers diving, snorkelling, kayaking, deep sea fishing and catamaran sailing. There are charter boats and helicopters for tours of the islands. The hotel will arrange activities according to the wishes of the guests.