Rustic leather and plenty of teak and leather make these two guest houses ideal for the eco-tourist, romantic couple or six adults for an adventure-filled retreat on Praslin in the Seychelles. The island offers majestic granite cliffs and beautiful smaller beaches where you'll never feel crowded or confined to the typical tourist experience.
Sunset Cove Villa has studios, doubles, and six-room chalets with private entrances, microwaves, outdoor furniture with spectacular views and a shared lounge and kitchen area. Visitors can explore the island's primeval rain forest with chattering parrots and rare coco de mer trees in this World Heritage Site. Diving and swimming enthusiasts enjoy the island's coral reef, crystal waters and white sand beaches.
Unlike cookie cutter facilities, these digs foster a sense of living in a private villa with its lush garden, facilities for outdoor barbecuing, gas fireplace and whirlpool bath. The main house doesn't have air conditioning for those who enjoy the full tropical experience. You have a nearby supermarket if a you want to prepare some of your own meals for romantic tÃªte-Ã -tÃªtes or family travel on a limited budget. The Le Chevalier Restaurant is a leisurely 30-minute walk from your exotic retreat, and plenty of parking is available for visitors who rent cars.
The island features all the traditional beach activities with a unique twist of the having the Valee-de-Mai Rain Forest Park just steps away where the rare Black Parrot, guided tours and the gargantuan coco de mer palms make you feel like you've entered a magical kingdom of giants and adventure.