Raffles Praslin Seychelles, Praslin, Seychelles
From across the continents of Europe and Asia, the legend of Raffles now extends to the enchanting islands of the Seychelles, cradled at the heart of the Indian Ocean. Raffles Praslin Seychelles presents an all-villa Seychelles luxury resort nestled within the stunning island of Praslin that was once declared the rediscovered Garden of Eden. This Seychelles hotel seeks to present guests with an escape where warm native Seychellois hospitality is infused with the enchanting touch of Raffles.
Surrender to the sun-kissed allure of Anse Takamaka’s powdered sands, on to which spill the eighty-six spacious villas fashioned to assure lavish comfort. These private abodes offer a choice of whispering, opal-hued oceans and lush green hills. Be immersed in the relaxing therapies of the exclusive Raffles Spa, which coupled with the soothing embrace of unsullied nature, rejuvenate both body and spirit.
Taste the distinguished flavours of the breezy Curieuse Seafood Restaurant, the local cuisine and Mediterranean delights of Losean or the light comfort food by the Pool Bar. Enjoy sophisticated drinks and music beats at the Danzil Lounge or unwind at the Takamaka Terrace while sipping a signature Raffles cocktail or classic wine.
Only a fifteen minute flight away from Mahé International Airport in the island’s capital Victoria, this Seychelles resort opens a portal into a myriad of adventures. Discover the island’s bounty of flora and fauna in the mystic prehistoric forest of Vallée de Mai and the islands of Curieuse and La Digue. Embark on an undersea exploration of the vibrant coral beds at the Curieuse National Marine Park. With all this and yet more to discover, Raffles Praslin Seychelles offers travellers not only the ultimate tropical retreat, but also blissful intoxication for all the senses.
Location and Transfers
Raffles Praslin is located on the beautiful Northeastern tip of Praslin, the second largest granite island of Seychelles, about 40 kms from the main island of Mahé.
Praslin is easily accessible via a 15 minute plane ride from Mahé International Airport or a scenic 45 minute ferry ride to Praslin. The resort is a short 30 minute drive from Praslin Airport.
The resort features 86 villas designed in residential contemporary style, each with a private plunge pool and an expansive outdoor pavilion. The one- and two-bedroom Villa Suites are equipped with a barbecue grill in the outdoor pavilion.
Hillside Villa – with vistas of the island’s lush landscape extending from each of the 18 Hillside Villas, these villas offer a tranquil sanctuary befitting a luxury vacation. Designed to take full advantage of the tropical paradise ambience, Hillside Villas also feature a private plunge pool and outdoor rain shower
Oceanview Villa – strategically located on a vantage point, the Oceanview Villa looks out to the azure sea and Curieuse island. The soft colour scheme adopted for the interior décor in the villas creates a lovely contrast against the dramatic hues on the Indian Ocean. Features a private plunge pool and outdoor rain shower
Panoramic Villa – takes its place on the highest point of the resort, promising an unmatched view of the outer lying islands strung out on the horizon of the sea. Features a private plunge pool and outdoor rain shower
Raffles Beachfront Villa Suite ( Two Bedrooms) – just steps from the beach, the 2-bedroom Raffles Beachfront Villa Suite is surrounded by an abundance of greenery for greater privacy and exclusivity. Features a private plunge pool and outdoor rain shower
Royal Oceanview Villa Suite – offering magnificent ocean views, Royal Oceanview Villa Suites are available in one-bedroom options. Each Villa Suite features a generous parlor spanning 70 sqm and a spacious outdoor sheltered pavilion and plunge pool. The luxury of space makes the Royal Oceanview Villa Suite ideal for honeymoon celebrations
Royal Panoramic View Villa Suites – these one bedroom suites are prized for their location atop the resort with uninterrupted views of the ocean and lush greenery. Bathrooms are designed to take maximum advantage of the vantage point, with soaking tubs offering stunning views
Curieuse Seafood Restaurant – the restaurant, so named after the nearby Curieuse island, exudes a breezy atmosphere in a relaxed and casual venue. Curieuse has an island-chic mood and offers the highest quality of seafood prepared with light modern cooking methods
Danzil Lounge – named after a local promontory of the same name, Danzil offers guests inspiring vistas that overlook the landscape towards the ocean. Danzil features an extensive array of skillfully prepared cocktails, premium alcoholic beverages with a selection of rare whiskies, cognac, rums and wines. For those who want to enjoy a pre-dinner Cocktail or post dinner drink with a cigar, a wide selection of Cuban Cigars is also available
In-Villa Dining – with the varied landscape at Raffles Praslin, opportunities abound, be it for casual outdoor dining or private dining for formal occasions. Raffles Butlers are able to arrange for picnics at the beach or garden, atop a granite boulder, on board a yacht, or a barbeque feast in-villa in addition to 24-hour in-room dining service
Losean Restaurant – meaning ‘ocean’ in Creole, Losean is open for breakfast and dinner and features contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with influence from the Indian Ocean. The main attraction is the open kitchen and the abundance of the homemade fresh products
Pool Bar – this pool-side bar offers residents fresh juices, refreshments and light fare, ideal for an idyllic day by the pool. The culinary experience is complimented with refreshing signature cocktails, mocktails, ice teas, ice coffees, smoothies and spirits
Takamaka Rooftop Lounge – offers dramatic vistas overlooking the sea and exudes a sophisticated, soothing ambience. It offers premium cognacs, whiskies, wine, classic cocktails and signature Raffles cocktails under the stars
Facilities and Activities
Yoga & Pilates Outdoor Movement Pavilion
2 Outdoor Infinity Pools
The Libreri – a residential sanctuary equipped with an array of modern day technology and high speed internet access. Residents may also select from the large collection of reading materials or multimedia resources
Non-motorised watersports – including Scuba-diving, Snorkelling, Kayaking
A comprehensive wellness and family fun programme proposes additional activities such as, Rise & Shine jog, morning beach stretch, crab hunting, Creole fishing and much more