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Seychelles Family Resorts: The Best Hotels with Kids Clubs + Activities

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Travelling to the Seychelles with your family? What a wonderful treat your family is sure to remember! The unspoiled archipelago of 115 islands is the definitive tropical paradise where stunning landscapes, the amazing tropical climate, charming locals, and 5-star resorts combine to offer a family bonding experience that you can’t get anywhere else. But be warned, not all Seychelles resorts are created equal. While some are designed specifically for lovers and honeymoon-like vacations, others are well-customized for family stays. Here are the top five picks from the best family resorts in Seychelles.

 

  • Constance Ephelia Resort Outdoor Pool
  • Constance Ephelia Resort Guestroom
  • Constance Ephelia Resort Guestroom
  • Constance Ephelia Resort Outdoor Pool

1. Constance Ephelia Seychelles, Mahe

Constance Ephelia is located uniquely on Mahe’s two breathtaking beaches. It overlooks Port Launay Marine National Park and has extensive beaches that are family-friendly.

 

The Resort

The resort sits on a 120-hectare piece of land that booms with lush vegetation and uncluttered, white sand beach areas that are designed with kids’ safety in mind. One thing that makes guests’ stay at this resort memorable is the multiple dining options that suit virtually everyone’s taste. There are many family fun activities, like nature walks, on site and chill out zones for adults who want to spend some time away from the kids.

 

Accommodation

The spacious contemporary rooms come in multiple options depending on your budget and family size. The smallest ones are the Tropical Garden View Rooms which sleep two adults, while ideal rooms for families are the family villas. Other options to choose from include Junior Suites, Senior Suites, Beach Villas, Hillside Villas, Spa Villas and a Presidential Villa. Each room comes with all the necessary facilities such as air conditioning, sitting areas, bathtub, separate shower, and entertainment services.

 

Facilities

At the Constance Ephelia, the whole family will have access to restaurants that serve a wide variety of dishes, a spa, swimming pools, gym, squash court, tennis court, zip wire, climbing wall, boutiques, motorised water sports, and fishing (needs to be prearranged). The resort has a helipad just in case you wish to use a helicopter to travel to and from.

2. Kempinski Seychelles Resort, Mahe

The exclusive Kempinski Seychelles Resort is situated on the southern part of Mahe, a drive away from multiple sightseeing attractions. Surrounded by calm waters and a white-sand beach, the resort is an excellent choice for a family vacation on account of its vast space, laid back vibe, on-site pool, beach, and spa.

 

The Resort

The best thing about the Kempinski Seychelles Resort is its airy feel. It is located on a protected lagoon and just a few meters away from the ocean, making it an ideal spot for some fun swimming or water activities. It is decorated with interesting sculptures, marble floors, an open-air pavilion, and a peaked roof; all of which create a magical experience. The green and natural surroundings, alongside Mahe’s stunning rock formations, gives this destination a peaceful atmosphere where the whole family can unwind from day-to-day activities.

 

Accommodation

Rooms at this resort are luxurious, superbly maintained, spacious, and decorated with terraces and balconies from where you can enjoy views of the beach, sea, and hills. Rooms vary in size, with the larger ones being more suitable for families. If you feel like your family will be better off in an adjoining room, or just want a little extra privacy, you can request this option from the resort’s management.

 

Facilities

Things to enjoy at the Kempinski Seychelles Resort include restaurants and bars that stock a variety of dishes and drinks, an Olympic-size pool, loaner bikes to explore the surroundings, a 24-hour gym, and a luxury spa.

 

3. The H Resort Beau Vallon Beach, Mahe

Located on the heavenly Beau Vallon Bay, the H Resort is the ultimate getaway site for your family if you are looking for serenity, luxury, and 5-star comfort. The azure blues of the vast sea and charming landscape offer an alluring experience that should not be missed by any visitor to the Seychelles, particularly those visiting as families.

 

The Resort

The beautiful resort is in perfect harmony with its natural setting thanks to the sublime architecture work. The interiors are decorated with crisp linens, wood, and stone while the contemporary exterior is designed to offer an easy going ambience characterised by a laid-back vibe. It has three floors that are served by three lifts for ease of movement. This resort is a perfect place to call your home away from home.

 

Accommodation

The H resort has 100 rooms, designed in suites and villas options. Each room is fitted with air conditioning, a TV, and tea/coffee making facilities among other furnishings. While suits are great for honeymooners, the best rooms for families are villas. They have private pools, rain showers, and cabanas that will make your family vacation one to remember.

 

Facilities

While at the resort, the whole family can dine at any of the seven restaurants where various dishes are served. The hotel has swimming pools, some of which contain kids’ pool toys while others have a poolside bar for adults. For fun there are various evening entertainment activities, a kids’ club, and outdoor activities like diving, snorkelling, canoeing, fishing, and a tennis court. Alternatively, you can all head over to the spa and enjoy some luxurious spa treatments.  

 

  • Constance Lemuria Resort Aerial View
  • Constance Lemuria Resort Living Area
  • Constance Lemuria Resort Living Room
  • Constance Lemuria Resort Living Room

4. Constance Lemuria, Praslin

The Lemuria Resort is fantastically built into Praslin’s hillside in such a way that it cascades down to sea level. The resort offers easy access to Anse Kerlan beach for a fun family experience or you can head over to the nearby jungle for bird watching. The island is also a popular nesting and dwelling place for tortoises.

 

The Resort

Constance Lemuria is managed by the Constance group, a hotel management company that runs seven other luxurious properties. Since it opened its doors in 2000, the Lemuria has become a fan favourite due to its magnificent construction that allow guest to stay in villas built within Praslin’s rocks. It is surrounded by s stunning landscape and is made even better by the staff’s outstanding hospitality.

 With parents in mind, the resort has a kids’ club where children can engage in various fun activities and give you a little time to enjoy for yourselves.

 

Accommodation

The Lemuria boasts of top notch rooms categorised as villas and junior or senior suits. The villas are specially designed for families and can house up to four people together with kids. If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation for your family, you might consider renting the resort’s presidential villa for additional space and luxury.

 

Facilities

The resort has several shops on site that stock everything that you might need for a comfortable stay. In addition to that, there are numerous restaurants and bars, a fitness centre, sauna, spa, golf course, kids’ club, a tennis court and plenty of fun activities for the whole family.

 

  • New Emerald Cove Hotel Beach
  • New Emerald Cove Hotel Guestroom
  • New Emerald Cove Hotel Property Grounds
  • New Emerald Cove Hotel Sundeck

5. New Emerald Cove Hotel, Praslin

Located in a very intimate and secluded area, the New Emerald Cove Hotel is only accessible by boat, making it one of the most private resorts to spend a family vacation in. The location is excellent for exploring nature, snorkelling, or simply relaxing on the beach. The hotel operates free boat services for guests who want to access other islands.

 

The Resort

The New Emerald Cove Hotel is constructed on a beachfront ground that is surrounded by flowering plants and palm trees. A good part of the hotel is open-air, allowing guests maximum enjoyment of the tropical climate. The interiors are furnished with wooden furniture and fittings that match the warm and welcoming environment created by the staff and management. Its stretch of white sand beach and on-site pools are popular attractions for families.

 

Accommodation

The resort’s 14 superior and 28 standard rooms are ideal for families and couples respectively. Each superior room has two single and one double bed and offers either a garden-side or sea-side view. The wooden veneer furniture is well complimented by the dark parquet floors and inspiring wall decorations. Inside each room has an ensuite bathroom, a mini fridge, an IDD telephone (for international calls), a safe, and air conditioning among other amenities that are essential for the whole family.

 

Facilities

Apart from the resort’s buffet-style restaurant, bar, beach, and swimming pool, the New Emerald Cove has a volleyball court, entertainment centre, spa, and a library stocked with books of various genres. If none of those spark your interest, you can opt for snorkelling tours, big game fishing, excursions, or kite surfing – a sport that is synonymous with this part of the island.