Cousine Island Seychelles
In the azure waters of the Indian Ocean there is an island like no other on earth. An island where nature thrives and man is just a silent observer, curator of one the most pristine islands on earth. Cousine Island is one of the 115 islands that make up the Seychelles islands.
The island is 25 hectares (62 acres) in size; approximately 1.4km in length, 800m in width and is 100% dedicated to the preservation of the Seychelles environment.
Cousine Island can be reached by helicopter from Mahé (15 minutes flight) or from Praslin (5 minutes flight). By boat from Praslin it will take 10 minutes.
Cousine Island Seychelles
Cousine Island Seychelles is an exclusive and intimate resort catering to a maximum of eight people. This tiny island’s resort – the only development on the island, helps fund its restoration project to return the island’s ecology to its original pre-colonial state and is a haven for endemic birds and sea turtles.
The four exclusive island villas are situated only 30 meters from the beach and well spaced from each other, affording maximum privacy and seclusion along with the highest level of luxury. Cousine Island Seychelles is the perfect destination for travellers seeking an escape from the crowds, but where luxury and service is never compromised.
Cousine Island Seychelles has 4 elegant French Colonial Villas nestled in lush endemic vegetation and positioned 30 meters from the beach.
The air-conditioned Villas have a surface of 175 m² each and are in full view of the ocean with front & rear verandah, each with its own outside showers in your own Garden of Eden.
The large bedroom opens up onto the beach allowing you to breathe the fresh sea air and to enjoy the magical view as the sun rises and sets.
The spacious bathroom has a twin shower with twin vanity and Jacuzzi bath. Luxurious Ligne St Barth products with exotic tropical scents have been specially selected to allow you to relax and indulge, candle light ensures that your bath is not just a necessity but a longed for occasion.
All the villas have air conditioning, hairdryer, DVD, canopied double-bedded room, en-suite spacious bathroom with jacuzzi, espresso/cappuccino machine, terrace, outside showers (front and rear), telephone, ceiling fan, satellite TV, personal safe, dressing room, separate double shower, sitting-and-dining room, kitchenette with minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, Ipod docking station
Cousine Island Seychelles has a lounge, a air-conditioned library and a Spa.
Relax and unwind in the rustic spa which is located at the old Beach House. The spa features the exclusive Ligne St Barth product range which is a very luxurious and all natural skincare range.
You will be taken on a sensory journey that will leave you tingling with delight from head to toe. Enjoy the home-made ginger and peppermint tea on the verandah overlooking the ocean.
Apart from the swimming pool and the gym the beach is only a few steps from the villa. But you can do more things.
The conservation team of Cousine Island Seychelles will take you on a magnificent journey through the island giving you a rare experience that will leave behind memories that you will treasure forever.
Learn about the past, present and future of Cousine Island. Cousine Island Seychelles will share their philosophy with each and every visitor and encourage the guests to partake in the conservation effort by planting a tree for their island. Turtles and other marine life offer a magnificent experience of a different world. While snorkeling or diving, their images will leave everlasting impressions.
For those adventurous at heart the team of the hotel can arrange a variety of fishing experiences. Whether it is traditional bottom fishing or deep sea fishing, you are sure to bring a trophy home which the cuisine chef will turn into the most scrumptious feast.
Excursions to the surrounding islands can also be arranged. The most intriguing aspect about the Seychelles islands is that every single one is different and unique in its own way, each with their own history, mystery and story to tell.
Sunseeker Cruises Seychelles
The Superhawk 43 is available for day excursions around the inner islands. The hotel also offers a Cruise & Stay package which allows you to stay on the island and use the Superhawk 43 boat during the day.
Features great views, a bar, pool, library, lounge and airy dining area offering delicious Creole and international cuisine from island-grown products. Meals can be enjoyed in the dining area or the bar whilst listening to the waves lapping on the shore and birds chattering in the sky. Night time brings magical starry skies with bon fire barbeques on the beach and bare foot dining.
All products and ingredients used are sourced locally. Fresh fish is bought from the local fisherman on Praslin or Mahe. Although we grow a lot of our own fruits and herbs we also buy them from local farmers.
The chef uses Creole, Asian and Western influence in his cooking to create unique mouthwatering dishes.
On Cousine there is no menu, our chefs discuss each meal and dish personally with our guest ensuring that meals are prepared to order. In-villa dining is also available.
The Gecko bar
The Gecko bar leads off from the Pavillion giving you a breathtaking view of the Blue Ocean and lush green neighboring islands.