Raffles Praslin

Overview

Raffles Praslin is a deluxe Seychelles resort, located on the island of Praline. Once declared the re-discovered Garden of Eden, the resort consists exclusively of hillside villas overlooking the good-looking ocean. Ideal for romantics or honeymooners, each of these villas are surrounded by tropical vegetation, offering isolation and a private feel. Set along Anse Tamake, a gorgeous expanse of white sand and turquoise waters, you can spend hours soaking up the sun or splashing in the Indian Ocean. Discover the island’s incredible flora and fauna further as you discover the ancient forest of Vallée de Mai and the islands of Curieuse and La Digue. These close by islands are home to populations of giant turtles and also offer brilliant snorkeling and diving sites where you can look at the underwater gardens of coral and their inhabitants. Only 5-mins away is Anse Lazio, one of the Top 5 beaches in the world.

Highlights

  • Luxurious hillside retreat
  • Incredible ocean views
  • Private decks & plunge pools
  • Luxury spa for professional treatments
  • Exquisite cuisine, excellent service
  • Elegant pool side bar & rooftop terrace
  • Kids’ club entertaining all ages

Recent Press

Fodor’s Travel – Trip of a Lifetime Hotel 2014, World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort 2015, World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Villa Resort 2013, 2014

More Information

Location

Seychelles, Praslin Island

Type of Accommodation

Resort

Comfort Level

Luxury

Facilities

The Raffles Spa is the ultimate space in which you can relax with a range of spa treatments and beauty therapies with stunning views as a backdrop. The huge, crystal swimming pool is centrally located and is a perfect spot for a refreshing swim. The Pool Bar serves a variety of fresh juices, refreshments and light meals to enjoy. Take pleasure in energizing drinks and music beats at the Danzil Lounge or chill out at the rooftop Takamaka Terrace. The Sugar Palm Kids’ Club offers entertaining and specially tailored programmers for toddlers, children and teens.

General Facilities

  •  Spa
  •  Swimming Pool
  •  Gym
  •  Bar
  •  Restaurant
  •  Babysitting service available
  •  Children’s Club

Dining

The Curieuse Seafood Restaurant is named after the nearby Curieuse Island and offers an informal, patio-styled venue with chic, island-styled furnishings. Indulge in the uppermost quality of seafood that is prepared with light modern cooking methods. Tuck into local cuisine and Mediterranean delights at Losean, a relaxed, active restaurant that is open for breakfast and dinner, and features an open kitchen from which you can observe the chefs show off their talent. If you feel like combining your meals and activities, ask the Raffles butlers to arrange a picnic at the beach, in the garden, atop a granite boulder or on board a yacht.

Rooms

Ocean View Pool Villa

The Ocean View Villa Suite features two divided bedrooms, both with an en-suite bathroom and a well-designed parlor. The outdoor living area offers added space, making this an ideal suite for a group of friends or a family. The Royal Ocean View Villa Suite is the same size as the Ocean View Villa, but has only one double bedroom, creating an extremely roomy and classified living space that is best for honeymooners and romantics. The charitable parlor spans a full 70 square meters while the airy outdoor, sheltered pavilion and plunge pool create a relaxed outdoor leisure area.

Garden view Pool Villa

Raffles Praslin consists of 86 villas, along the green hillside and overlooking the ocean. The villas are stylish and offer luxuries like Wi-Fi, international newspapers, walk-in closets and private decks. The Hillside Villas are 125 square meters, creating a roomy and graceful retreat against the hillside. Each villa features a barbecue grill in the personal outdoor pavilion as well as a comfy day-bed, dining area and plunge pool. The bathroom allows day light to stream in and the baths boast incredible views of the hillside. You’ll also find an outdoor rain shower bordered by the beautiful vegetation.

One Bedroom Panoramic Pool Villa

The Royal Panoramic View Villa Suite is situated at the extreme top end of the resort and offers everything the Ocean View Villa Suite does, but with endless views across the rolling hillside and ocean beneath. This forms the vital spot for an exclusive and lavish retreat to paradise.

Room Amenities

Gardenview Pool Villa AMENITIES

  •  Air conditioning
  •  DVD player
  •  En-suite bath and shower
  •  Fan
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Outdoor shower
  •  Private pool
  •  Safe in room
  •  Tea & coffee-making facilities
  •  Television
  •  Wi-fi available in room

Other Room Types

The Ocean View Villa and Panoramic Villa are located on high-lying vantage points to offer you exquisite views of the sea and islands dotted along the coast. The elegant interior features all the amenities and luxuries of the Hillside Villa but with incomparable views.

The Beachfront Villa Suite is located a mere stone’s throw from the ocean and is surrounded by an abundance of greenery, offering added exclusivity and privacy. Another added feature is the resident’s bar, located on the private outdoor pavilion.

The Ocean View Villa Suite features two separate bedrooms, both with an en suite bathroom and an elegant parlour. The outdoor living area offers added space, making this an ideal suite for a group of friends or a family.

The Royal Ocean View Villa Suite is the same size as the Ocean View Villa, but has only one double bedroom, creating an incredibly spacious and private living space that is ideal for honeymooners and romantics.

The generous parlour spans a full 70 square meters while the spacious outdoor, sheltered pavilion and plunge pool create a comfortable outdoor relaxation area.

The Royal Panoramic View Villa Suite is set at the very top end of the resort and offers everything the Ocean View Villa Suite does, but with uninterrupted views across the rolling hillside and ocean beneath. This forms the ultimate spot for an exclusive and luxurious retreat to paradise.

Activities

  • Day tours
  • Beach activities
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Jogging trails
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling

Tour Rates

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