Le Duc de Praslin
Ideally situated next to the crystal clear waters and white sand of the famous Cote d’Or Beach, LE DUC DE PRASLIN is the perfect hotel for a relaxing holiday enjoying the beauty and hospitality that the island and its people have to offer.
Set in award winning beautiful tropical gardens, with collections of fabulous orchids, and extensive ponds of Koi carp, LE DUC DE PRASLIN consist of 28 modern spacious well appointed rooms of various categories to suit couples or families.
Following recent major refurbishment of all its facilities including the addition of 12 new rooms LE DUC DE PRASLIN is now reputed to be the best Value 4 Star Hotel on the island of Praslin.
Le Duc de Praslin is the first Hotel in Seychelles to introduce the ultimate swimming pool experience, the environmentally friendly Magna Pool which uses the newest technology in pool filtration that uses Magnesium and other ocean minerals instead of Chlorine. A Spa Therapy Pool that focus on health, beauty and the environment. To further relax yourself indulge yourself in our top-class Jacuzzi with a full range of massage option.
Apart from the magic of the gardens, the comfort of your room, and the warmth of the staff, probably the best discovery is the dining experience in one of the two renowned restaurants, Le Dauphin, our main restaurant with a nightly theme and our Signature Restaurant, Cafe des Arts, a fine dining Seafood Restaurant reputed to be the best a la carte on the island.
For those who need extra pampering, a small spa offers for a variety of relaxing massages and treatments using the most natural ingredients in relaxing surroundings.
Standard rooms (number: 6; area 55 m2 in size) Conformatable spacious rooms with shower only. These rooms have air-conditioning, stocked Mini-Bar, 42”LCD Flat Screen TV with HD Satellite, Ipod Docking Station with CD Player, Free Tea/ Coffee Facilities, electronic safe, direct dialling telephone, hairdryer, beach towels, king size bed, double lounger terrace bed, shower, toilet, wash hand basin, 1 Hour free wifi per day Superior rooms (number: 20; area 65 m2 in size) Conformatable spacious rooms with luxurious modern bathroom. Compare to the standard rooms the superior rooms have a seperate bathtub extra. Honeymoon Suite (number: 4; area: 75m2 in size) Elegantly decorated suites with a cosy feel and a romantic open air shower with exotic plants Compare to the standard rooms the honeymoon suites have a large double bathtub and an additional open air shower in the private garden One bedroom family room (number: 1; area 100 m2 in size) Extra large room with a lounge and a large terrace, offering exceptional value. Ideal for families with young children as there is a privacy between parent's and children''s beds. Additional to the standard room you will find a microwave, bidet, 2 wash hand basin, separate bathtub PLEASE NOTE For more pictures of the rooms Two Bedroom Family Suite (number: 1; area 135 m2 in size) Your home away from home. A large master bedroom and a separate bedroom makes it ideal for families. With older children as well as a group of close friends. Tastefully decorated it boast a large bathroom with two separate toilets and a large terrace overlooking the swimming pool. Additional to the standard room you will find an extra 26”LCD Flat Screen TV with HD Satellite In Second Bedroom, a large stocked fridge, an extra toilet, Separate Corner Bathtub. Villa (number: 1; area 400sqm size) The villa has luxurious 4 ensuite bedrooms. Besides that the villa has compare to the standard room much more namely: 2 Fully equipped kitchens, Private magna infinity swimming Pool, double beds, sofa, pool Loungers and umbrellas, free car rental, and ........a view to die for The Villa can be separately rented as Top and Bottom Floor with 4 person each. Maison (number: 1: area 300 sqm size) The Maison has 3 luxurious ensuite bedrooms, 2 with queen bed and 1 with Double bed, a sofa, a fully equipped Kitchen, free car rental, and ........a view to die for
Garden Le Duc Prize winning Garden is known to be the nicest on the Island. The garden boasts over 100 varieties of Orchids, a variety of hibiscus and tropical palm trees. Apart from all the plants and flowers, to add to this wonderful landscape there are two fish Ponds where one can enjoy watching and feeding the fish or simply relax from the sounds of its various waterfalls. 6 Giant Tortoises live in part of our garden. The oldest is 105 year-old Josephine. Within walking distance from the Le Duc de Praslin one can find taxi boats, restaurants, casinos, and shops. The fabulous Cote d’Or Beach is the location of Le Duc de Praslin Hotel and its sister establishment, Cafe des Arts, 2 kilometers of perfect white sand, lapped by calm shallow waters- ideal for children! The hotel provides free sunbeds so you can always find shade under the palms to relax, read a book or just dream... Cote d’Or Beach is also perfect for exercise, an early morning jog as the sun comes up is a magical experience, also an ideal time and place to sit and meditate or practice yoga.
LE DUC DE PRASLIN MINERAL WATER SPA POOL This is the first MagnaPool in Seychelles, a spa therapy pool which uses a patented blend of natural ocean minerals to give a natural and superior water quality. It is a unique Pool system designed around saving water with a focus on health, beauty and environment. The Magnesium and Potassium used are known to be gentle on sensitive skin helping to detoxify the skin and body of impurities ultimately leaving your skin feeling soft, radiant and smooth. It can also aid in the reduction of stress, anxiety, aches and pains. With a Magna Pool You will see the difference, feel the difference and experience the difference every time you take a dip. PLEASE NOTE Click here if you want to see some pictures of the swimmingpool There are 2 good dive centres close by from where you can explore the stunning ocean world of corals and exotic fish. A selection of day trips by boat are available from this beach so you can explore nearby uninhabited islands abundant with secluded coves, for a beach BBQ, some fishing, or just a romantic hideaway... Car and bicycle hire can be easily arranged from the hotel.
Le Dauphin Restaurant The Main Restaurant "Le Dauphin " centrally located next to the pool, serves fine authentic mouth watering creole cuisine and a fushion of international delicacies . This overlooks an orchid garden with more than 100 varieties of orchids and sits over a lovely fish pond which extends right in the middle of the Restauant with over a hundred large colourful carps. Together with the friendly staffs, the chefs using the freshest local ingredients will prepare a variety of exotic dishes daily for you to enjoy. Le Dauphin serves the best the Seychelles has to offer, such as raw fish sashimi, seafood gratin, a variety of curries with coconut milk and cinnamon, smoked marlin with lemon, whole grilled Red snapper, and an array of tempting deserts . Every night is an experience. Serving 4 nights weekly Buffet from Seafood On Mondays, Typical Creole on Wednesdays, Asian on Fridays and Mixed BBQ grill on Sundays. The other 3 nights the Chef will impress you with a sumptuous 4 course dinner menu. The Chef of le Duc de Praslin will go further to prepare any special dietary requirement meal to satisfy every single client as well as prepare any request by parents for their Children. Le Dauphin serves from 11am till 8pm light healthy meals by the poolside. The Famous Charcoal bar is open the whole day tempting you of the many unique cocktails either by the pool or in its relaxed lounge For those who want more romance, simply request the only Lobster table tucked away under one of the oldest Badamier tree of the island amidst candles and tranquillity. PLEASE NOTE Click here for more pictures of the restaurants Café des Arts Welcome to Cafe des Arts restaurant, bars & Chill Out Lounge. Come indulge in the finest cuisine that the mystical Praslin island has to offer... Café des Arts’, has earned a solid reputation as Praslin's most sought after fine dining restaurant. It has been acclaimed by its numerous guests through their recommendations in the guest comments book as well as on travel portals and social media platforms, with some going as far as matching it with the best Michelin star establishments across the world . There is no doubt that whilst visiting a tropical island destination like Seychelles, guests are on the look out for a dining experience that is unique and synonymous to our beautiful islands surrounded by crystal clear waters. Café des Arts has concocted a menu serving the freshest seafood to satisfy the culinary passion of such visitors. With an accent on its proximity to the sea and fine art on display, the restaurant offers a food and beverage variety and options that has crafted its well-earned reputation. Packaged in an authentic, attention to details service with local charm, the Cafe des Arts experience is second to none and keeps guests coming back for more... The restaurant proposes an 'A la Carte' menu with mouthwatering dishes. By day, patrons can enjoy a relaxed, laid back lunch taking in the stunning vistas while by night, the dining experience is transformed into an chic, sophisticated elegance. The refined cuisine can be enjoyed amidst a gallery setting of colourful paintings and quaint sculptures. Guests have numerous seating options to chose - from the romantic champagne kiosks to the secluded setting, experience the intimate unobtrusive service that has welcomed so many distinguished and satisfied patrons over the years. Please note: Children under the age of 5 years are not permitted in Café des Arts Restaurant
Honeymoon Suite Benefit [Valid 01Nov14-31Oct15] Clients booking a minimum of 4 nights on Half Board basis in the Honeymoon Suite will receive a bottle of champagne and a fruit platter upon arrival, one night special seafood candlelit dinner with a bottle of wine in "Cafe des Arts" beach restaurant, 25 minutes Massage per couple during their stay. [Not combinable with any other promotional offers] Free Night Offers [Valid 20Nov14-20Dec14] [Valid 15Jan15-20Feb15 & 15May15-15Jul15] Applicable for bookings on Half Board basis only. (5=4) Stay 5 nights, Pay 4 nights, Get 1 night free on half board basis. (7=5) Stay 7 nights, Pay 5 nights, Get 2 nights free on half board basis. (10=7) Stay 10 nights, Pay 7 nights, Get 3 nights free on half board basis. [Valid 01Nov14-19Nov14 & 21Dec14-14Jan15 & 21Feb15-14May15 & 16Jul15-31Oct15] (7=6) Stay 7, Pay 6, Get 1 night free on half board basis. Note : Free Night Offers are Non-Cumulative and not Combinable with each other. Maximum 3 nights free per booking. Hillside Maison & Hillside Villa Benefit [Valid 01Nov14-31Oct15] Clients booking in Hillside Maison & Hillside Villa will receive a car or minibus hire free of charge for their entire stay. Does not include CDW or Fuel (to be settled directly). [Not combinable with any other promotional offers]