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raffles praslin

7 nights from £3,065 raffles praslin seychelles

Raffles Praslin is hidden away in blissful seclusion amongst the lush green hillsides, above stunning granite boulders and amazing views of the Indian Ocean. 

Accessed by a short flight from Mahé and a 30 minute road transfer, or alternatively a 15 minute private helicopter trip, Raffles is an oasis of calm and truly magnificent comfort and style.  86 superb villas each have their own plunge pool and views across the Ocean, whilst the Panoramic Pool Villas have the best views all.  Guests in all the villas enjoy 24-hour butler service. 

Raffles Praslin offers excellent Scuba diving, snorkelling and a range of non-motorised water sport.  The resort's gorgeous half mile long sandy beach is perfect throughout the year for swimming, snorkelling and other water sports as there's no current and no seasonal seaweed to worry about, unlike some other beaches on Praslin.  When you're not being active, the Raffles Spa, the largest spa in the Seychelles, is the ideal place to recover and offers a fabulous range of retreatments and therapies.

There's a good selection of dining options at Raffles too.  There's the Losean all-day restaurant,  the Curieuse restaurant for seafood specialities, whilst light snacks and bar food are served in the Takamaka Terrace Lounge - a funky lounge on the rooftop where you can smoke a shisha or a Cuban cigar, enjoy some signature cocktails under the stars and listen to some relaxing lounge music. 

If you're travelling with your children, you can be sure that they will be entertained and well looked after in The Sugar Palm Club.

Guests flying to and from Raffles enjoy the benefit of the Raffles Lounge on Mahé.

Our other featured resort on Praslin is the Constance Lemuria Resort

Price

7 nights from £3,065 (low season) and £3,670 (high season).  Prices are based on two people sharing and are per person and includes:

  • Return scheduled flights
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Hillside Pool Villa
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Private transfers
  • Complimentary access to Raffles Lounge in Mahe on arrival/departure

Private helicopter transfers available on request for a supplement (15 minutes flight).

These guide prices are subject to change and are dependent upon travel dates and availability. Please call our travel specialists to discuss your preferred dates, duration, room type, departure airport and multi-destination options.  Why not enjoy two different resorts during your stay in the Seychelles?

Accommodation

Hillside Pool Villas - all feature private infinity plunge pool and outdoor balcony, MP3/iPod dock, an outdoor pavilion with resident bar, and luxurious amenities.

Oceanview Pool Villas - similar to Hillside Villas in accommodation but with a better ocean view.

Panoramic Pool Villas - enjoy an excellent panoramic ocean view from a high vantage point.

Royal Oceanview Pool Villas and Royal Panoramic Pool Villas - both have a separate living room and bedoom with additional barbecue grill.

Raffles Oceanview Pool Villas - each have a second bedroom with en suite bathroom.

Raffles Beachfront Pool Villas - each have a second bedroom with en suite bathroom.

Spa

The Raffles Spa, located steps away from the stunning coastline of Anse Takamaka, is the perfect haven for a complete rejuvenation of the mind, body and soul. The signature Raffles Spa embraces the philosophy of living well and at the core of Raffles Praslin’s spa philosophy is the pearl, adored for her cherished beauty and charm.

The luxurious spa features 13 Treatment Pavilions, each showcasing the spectacular panoramic view of the blue ocean, white sandy beaches and dramatic granite boulders, from every window. Set among natural rock formations and high above the water, even the journey to the treatment pavilions is an intrinsic part of the Raffles Spa experience.

Adjacent to the spa is a world class gymnasium for energising work out sessions and an outdoor movement pavilion ideal for for Yoga or Pilates. Also featured is a tranquil Spa Garden ideal for pre- and post-spa relaxation

Raffles Spa facilities include:

  • 13 treatment pavilions
  • Living lounge and tea room overlooking the ocean
  • Fitness studio
  • Steam, sauna, whirlpools, inhalation room and experience showers
  • Outdoor lounge with soaking pool
  • Spa Garden and outdoor movement pavilion
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Bridal beauty salon

The Sugar Palm Kids Club

The Sugar Palm Club is a dedicated kids club catering to toddlers, children and even teenagers on the resort.

Lively, educational and age appropriate activities are coordinated by the Recreation team to ensure that the young ones can enjoy the idyllic paradise of Praslin, as much as their parents do. Assigned to 3 separate themed rooms based on their age groups, the children are free to socialize, play and mingle amongst peers of similar ages. All children receive a special memento, courtesy of the resort.

Diving

Indulge in a day of Scuba diving in discovery of the underwater treasures. St. Pierre islet, an uninhabited island situated in the heart of the Curieuse Marine Park, is only a 5-minute boat ride from Raffles Praslin.  With a maximum depth of 12m, the surrounding waters are perfect for introductory dives and a great training venue for early divers.  Be enthralled by the abundant marine life at St. Pierre, ranging from angelfish, grouper, solider-fish and whitetip sharks.

The Coral Garden nearby to St. Pierre, showcases an interesting ""coral nursery"" and a myraid of octopuses, eels, stingrays, clown fish, sea turtles and more.

For the seasoned diver, visit Felicite and Coco Islands for exceptional scuba diving spots.  Find schools of colorful fish, grey reef sharks, porcupine stingrays, yellow-fun tuna, and diverse coral reefs in the oceanic abyss.  After a day of underwater exploration, return to the resort for a sizzling barbecue at Curieuse Restaurant.

Watersports

  • Dive centre
  • Snorkelling equipment and excursions

Land activities

  • Fitness Centre
  • Kids Club
  • Pilates
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Yoga

Golf at the Seychelles' only 18 hole championship course is available nearby at Contance Lemuria

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