The exclusive Banyan Tree Seychelles Hotel and Spa is situated on the quieter south-west coast of Mahe Island, 45 minutes from the capital, Victoria. Nestled in Intendance Bay with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, the hotel provides a rare taste of paradise for your Seychelles holiday.
Banyan Tree Seychelles offers 60 stunning pool villas in a variety of different options, such as the wonderful Beachfront Pool Villas, just a few steps from the white sand beach and the Beachfront Spa Pool Villa which allows for the convenience of a massage pavilion, steam room and outdoor jet pool all included. Ocean View Pool Villas are set slightly higher up the hillside and afford wonderful views over the ocean and bay. Spa Sanctuary Pool Villas have their own outdoor spa area and jet pool; couples choosing these villas also benefit from unlimited massage treatments during their stay, based on treatments from the special spa menu.
Possessing cool airy verandas and high sloping ceilings each villa is tastefully decorated and the ideal place to relax in privacy. Every villa includes state-of-the-art facilities, including an infinity pool, spacious deck with day beds, satellite television, air conditioning, spacious bathroom and various other amenities.
This luxury resort boasts a variety of facilities to ensure your stay is a memorable one. There is the opportunity to indulge in a range of massage treatments at the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa as well as perusal of the Banyan Tree's art gallery. Restaurant and dining choices are a particular highlight: options include Au Jardin d'Epices, Chez Lamar and the hotel's signature Thai restaurant, Saffron as well as several other unique culinary options. These include 'Destination Dining' choices to allow you to dine in style with that someone special, perhaps arranging as a surprise for your partner on your Seychelles honeymoon or special anniversary celebrations; pick your favourite spot on the beach or dine under the stars at the poolside of the Presidential Villa. Other unique dining choices at Banyan Tree Seychelles include the weekly Moutiya Experience in the organic garden with an insight into Seychelles history through music, dance and of course its Creole cuisine, plus Indian-themed experience which pays tribute to Beatle George Harrison and accompanied by Beatles tunes!
Banyan Tree Seychelles is committed to sustainable development with a number of initiatives to help protect the environment in and around the resort, some of which guests may get involved with. You can read more about this here. A wildlife conservation and rehabilitation centre, the only one of its type in Seychelles, treats marine turtles, terrapins and birds, as well as many domestic animals. On Anse Intendance, the largest turtle nesting area in south Mahe, there's regular turtle monitoring for the critically endangered Hawksbill turtle as well as Green sea turtles. Key nesting are between November and January, while hatchlings take place between December and March. Drinking water is already provided in glass bottles throughout the resort and the kitchen and organic garden provides much produce for the hotel's restaurants.
Various excursions can be taken around Mahe Island as well as day trips to other islands. In fact Banyan Tree Seychelles is great as part of a luxury Seychelles island-hopping holiday; a superb arrangement is to combine it with the tiny barefoot island paradise of
Denis Private Island.
30 minutes by car from Mahe International Airport and 45 minutes from the capital, Victoria.
Luxurious, award-winning spa, as well as a gym and tennis court. Unique themed dining experiences and Destination Dining events. Island-hopping trips, helicopter rides, diving, deep sea fishing and local tea plantation visit excursions can be arranged. Please note, between May and September there are strong undercurrents and swimming is not recommended.
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