With a near perfect climate, tropical foliage, and spotless beaches, Praslin Island is the ideal escape in the Seychelles Archipelago. Raffles Praslin is the place to stay, set only minutes away from Anse Lazio, one of the best beaches in the world and offering luxury service and accommodation. The property offers 86 villas and villa suites, with striking contemporary design, the modernity of which seamlessly complements the surrounding natural beauty. With its own helipad, the resort can be reached in less than 15 minutes direct from Mahe island. It makes an ideal choice for a family holiday or a luxury Seychelles honeymoon.
Raffles Praslin delivers some of the most spacious accommodation in Seychelles, with spectacular views from the villas sitting on Praslin Island's lush green slopes. From first-hand experience, those with ocean views are well worth it! The resort also has several 2-bedroom villas which can sleep up to 4 adults and 2 children; two of these have beach access. Staying at Raffles is effortless, leaving Raffles is another matter; plush interiors encompass all you could imagine. Share a meal at the dining table, stay in touch through complimentary Wi-Fi, or just relax, be that on your open air balcony, outdoor pavilion or in your plunge pool. A unique feature of the villas here is the inclusion of an easel and sketching paper - something on which to channel the inspiration the island brings.
Cuisine is a big part of a stay at Raffles Praslin and there are several restaurants and bars at the resort, all of which deliver distinctive atmosphere and charm. Delicious cuisine ranges from Mediterranean to local Seychellois and Indian Ocean dishes and there's also The Sushi Room. Breakfast, served at Losean Restaurant, is a real treat just for the huge choice of tempting and tantalising breakfast dishes from around the world, while the pool bar restaurant is the perfect place for a delicious lunchtime snack and cooling drink. Private dining options, either on the terrace of your own villa, or in a private beachside or garden setting, can also be arranged.
The Raffles Spa is a 'must do' during a stay here, with its 12 treatment Pavilions - including 6 couples rooms; a huge choice of treatments and therapies as well as yoga sessions ensurie guests leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. The hotel is perfectly located for excursions around Praslin island as well as to the charming neighbouring islands of La Digue as well as Curieuse Island, a national park island. Raffles Seychelles is also an excellent choice for combining with other luxury Seychelles resorts as part of a tailor-made Seychelles island-hopping holiday.
Raffles Seychelles now has its own helipad at the resort and is just a fabulous 12 minute helicopter transfer direct from Seychelles International Airport on Mahe Island - the perfect way to arrive at this wonderful resort!
Situated on Praslin, approximately a 15 minute helicopter transfer direct from Mahe. Alternatively take a 15-minute light aircraft flight to Praslin and then a 35 minute private car transfer.
A range of water and land based activities, including snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, sailing, beach football, giant chess, and hiking. Kids & Teens clubs. Fully-equipped gym. Feeding the resort's giant tortoises. The resort's 'Ranger for Day' programme allows you to spend the day with a park ranger on the neighbouring island of Curieuse. You'll get a rare, behind the scenes look and access to a rich and diverse nature reserve home to 100's of giants Tortoises, tropical birds, turtles, Coco de Mer palms and other rich and endemic flora and fauna.
Read what our previous clients thought of Raffles Praslin Seychelles
Everyone was very polite and the food was amazing. Beautiful resort
The facilities were all there but the place isn't very pretty. Lots of concrete!! Looks like an upmarket housing development. You can't walk around easily as the 'paths' have been designed for golf buggies to shuttle people about. Having said that the villa rooms are lovely, not as spacious as Northolme but very nice. Villa pool was a plunge pool, quite small. Very pricey place! Many communal spaces felt very…
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