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Seychelles’ Hidden Paradise: Exclusive Resorts and Untouched Beaches for the Ultimate Island Getaway

(Last Updated On: March 17, 2024)

The enchanting islands of Seychelles paint a picture of azure waters, lush tropical forests, and pristine beaches as an archipelago of unparalleled beauty and serenity in the Indian Ocean. The exclusive luxury resorts of Seychelles emphasize a blend of opulent comfort, privacy, and personalized service, offering an unrivaled island escape.

These resorts are also committed to environmental conservation and sustainability, showcasing how luxury travel can harmonize with preserving natural beauty. In this article, we’ll journey to Seychelles to find the best insights into handpicked resorts, their unique offerings, picturesque locations, and the epitome of luxury amidst untouched nature.

1. Waldorf Astoria Platte Island, Seychelles

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First, we’re going 130 km south of Mahé to an island only accessible by private plane. On the island of Waldorf Astoria Platte, they offer 59 luxury villas with private pools, restaurants, beach bars, a spa, a kids club, tennis courts, an outdoor observatory, and a marine conservation discovery center.

The island also focuses on sustainability, with many buildings featuring solar-paneled roofing. The best time to visit is between April and May and October and November for calm weather and good visibility for snorkeling and diving. Just ensure you don’t forget to explore the island’s unique flora and fauna, including rare bird species and lush vegetation.

2. Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas

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Now, we’re off to the private beach of Anse Louis overlooking the Indian Ocean. This exclusive beach getaway offers luxury villas with private pools, a Balinese-style spa, and a range of wellness and dining options. Alongside their commitment to sustainability, they also emphasize fresh, local ingredients and a menu that can be tailored to individual preferences.

Make sure to take advantage of the variety of resort activities like private yoga sessions in the tranquil surroundings of the resort or Cultural tours to nearby local attractions, providing insights into the history and lifestyle of the Seychelles islands.

3. Kempinski Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare

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 Next, we’ll journey to a luxurious five-pearl property in Mahe’s exclusive Baie Lazare area. The resort boasts an Olympic-length outdoor infinity pool, a spa with a wide range of treatments, and an on-site casino. It’s family-friendly, with a kids’ club, playground, children’s pool, and free loaner bikes.

The rooms are elegant and spacious, decorated with colonial flair, and feature modern amenities. Talk to the resort’s concierge to arrange a guided tour through the local area of Baie Lazare. It’s not only beautiful but also rich in history and culture.

4.  Raffles Seychelles

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On Praslin island’s northeastern tip, known for its lush hills, crystal-clear waters, and easy access to the famous Anse Lazio beach, Raffles is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Raffles Seychelles provides contemporary villas that feature a range of villas, each boasting a private plunge pool, outdoor pavilion, and balcony to enjoy the serene surroundings. You can also visit Vallee de Mai, a lush forest and UNESCO World Heritage Site, close to the resort.

5.  Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island

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Located on Desroches Island, known for its untouched beauty and secluded beaches, it is just a 35-minute flight from Mahé to the Four Seasons Resort Seychelles. This resort offers villas with direct beach access, private gardens, pools, and three additional restaurants.

The island offers nine miles of sandy beaches for private beach experiences and unique flora and fauna that can be enjoyed through guided nature walks, cycling tours, and conservation programs.

6. JA Enchanted Island Resort

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Finally, we’ll head to the Sainte Anne Marine National Park for the JA Enchanted Island Resort on a private island, promising an exclusive and tranquil retreat. The villas are designed with traditional Seychellois architecture and contemporary elegance, ensuring comfort and privacy, each with its infinity pool, private walkway to the beach, and outdoor deck or gazebo. During your stay, take a short boat trip to Moyenne Island to encounter giant tortoises and rare birds.

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