Raffles Praslin Seychelles
Spread out over the hillside of Praslin’s northeast tip at Anse Takamaka, and designed to provide sea views across all resort areas and each of its 86 individual villas, Raffles Praslin Seychelles boasts the trademarks of the internationally recognised Raffles brand in an idyllic setting.
Located just 15 minutes by plane or helicopter from Mahé (or 55 minutes a beautiful ferry ride), and one million kilometers of everyday life, Raffles is for those who have the ‘spirit of adventure and taste the best.
From the main island to Praslin by plane will take you 15 minutes.By boat it will take 45 minutes to reach the island of Praslin.
Raffles Praslin Seychelles is about 30 minutes away from Praslin airport and approximately 20 minutes from Baie Ste Anne Jetty where you can take the ferry to Mahé or La Digue or visit by boat one of the neighbouring islands.
The 86 contemporary villas of Raffles Praslin Seychelles are the largest accommodation in the archipelago, with a surface of 275 square meters to 125. Spread over the undulating hills slightly, these villas offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and the lush vegetation of the island, in an intimate setting.
Raffles Praslin Seychelles has 7 different types of accommodation namely
1. Bay View Pool Villas with views of the bay surrounding Anse Takamaka (number: 14; size 125 m² )
Ideally suited to families, villas with swimming pool and views of the bay are ideally situated within a short walk of the resort's facilities, framed by the natural fauna and flora, and offer a peaceful retreat.
With partial ocean views, each villa displays a design and contemporary lighting, including a room bathed in natural light, bath strategically placed to watch the stars, a spacious terrace with private plunge pool and a pavilion outside with lounge chair and dining table, perfect for an early breakfast or a private dinner under the stars.
2. Oceanview Pool Villas set further up the hillside (number: 30; size 125 - 135 m²)
Offering superb views over the vast expanse of ocean opalescent, these villas are located in the middle of the resort in a tropical paradise.
The contemporary-style villas feature a room bathed in natural light, bath strategically positioned to enjoy views, an outdoor pavilion with lounge chair and dining table and a spacious terrace with private pool with diving, perfect to cool off and enjoy the scenery.
3. Panoramic Pool Villas overlooking the entire vista of the Curieuse Marine Park (number: 26; size 135 m² )
Located at the top of the complex and with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and lush greenery, each villa features a spacious bedroom and a bathroom designed to let natural light in abundance, with rain showers and indoor exterior and a large tub overlooking the ocean.
A large outdoor area is highlighted by a private plunge pool, an outdoor balcony with chairs and a covered pavilion with a lounge chair and a dining table.
4. Raffles Oceanview Villas with separate bedroom (free butler service) (number 5; size 200 m² )
5. Raffles Panoramic Villas with separate bedroom (free butler service) (number: 3; size 200 m²)
6. Royal Oceanview Villas with two bedrooms and lounge (free butler service) (number 2; size 275 m² )
These villas, which are the biggest in the collection exude a real feeling of luxury with a contemporary style. They offer elegant living / living space of 70 square meters, two separate bedrooms with private bathrooms, rain showers indoor and outdoor, and large tubs overlooking the Indian Ocean. Just as impressive as the inside, the outside space is equipped with an outdoor balcony with sun loungers, a sheltered pavilion with a lounge chair, a dining table and a barbecue, ideal for organizing a private dinner prepared by one of our leaders.
7. Royal Beachfront Pool Villas with two bedrooms and private beach access (free butler service) (number: 2; size 275 m²)
Ideal for families, the royal villa overlooking the ocean provides a peaceful sanctuary overlooking the ocean. The villa has two separate bedrooms with private bathrooms and a spacious lounge / living space of 70 square meters, a large outdoor pavilion accented with an outdoor balcony, a dining area with barbecue and pool Private plunge.
The famous Raffles Butlers offer our guests a bespoke and discreet service in the heart of the Raffles experience, and regardless of the time, whether to welcome them on their arrival or help them pack their last minute gifts upon departure.
Each villa has an outdoor pavilion with lounge chairs, a dining table, an outdoor balcony and a private plunge pool and free WiFi in the villa and throughout the resort. Furthermore all rooms have air conditioning (included), balcony, bathroom with shower/bidet/bathtub/wc, ceiling fan, DVD player, hair dryer, lounge, outdoor shower, room safe, tea & espresso coffee making Facilities , television, walk in closet
An easel with leaves invite the artist inside you to draw inspiration from the beauty of the island.
Raffles Spa, the largest of the Seychelles, was selected among the best new spas in the world by Conde Nast Traveler. With views of the ocean from our outdoor treatment rooms, our renowned spa worldwide is a destination in itself.
Raffles Spa is a haven of peace, relaxation and rejuvenation. Steps from Anse Takamaka, in a stunning, it is carefully designed to calm the mind and awaken the senses. The luxurious spa features 13 treatment pavilions (including 2 double rooms). The treatment rooms are isolated from each other by a boardwalk and set in a tropical garden. Each room has a spectacular view on the ocean, the tropical gardens and the extraordinary granite formations. First the Seychelles, two spa suites include a steam shower, Japanese soaking tub, and an observation post from which guests can enjoy views in privacy.
A tranquil spa garden is the perfect place to relax before and after spa. Set amidst natural rock formations and high above the sea, the care of pavilions are a significant part of the Raffles spa experience. Covering an area of 1234 meters, this spa is the largest of the archipelago and the closest to the Indian Ocean.
To summarize the amenities
- 13 treatment pavilions
- Lounge and tea room overlooking the ocean
- Fitness Studio
- Hammam, sauna, hot tubs and showers
- Lounge with outdoor pool
- Outdoor Sports Pavilion
- Beauty salon
- Boutique Spa with luxury jewelry, clothing, swimwear, cosmetics and perfumes.
Raffles has the following facilities
- baby sitting on request (at cost)
- butler Service
- free wi-fi internet
- hair salon
- Kids Club
- Laundry and Dry Cleaning (at cost)
- Business center
Swim, sunbathe, dive, go kayaking, go snorkeling, walk ... or do nothing at all.
Raffles Praslin, there is something for everyone. With two outdoor infinity pools, ideal for a swim late at night under the stars, and a children's club full of fun activities for the youngest, the resort blends into the peaceful and natural beauty of the island.
Explore the unspoiled nature in the Vallée de Mai, a UNESCO world heritage, or visit the territory of the giant tortoise on the neighboring island of Curieuse, home to nearly 500 of them. Raffles Praslin is a few minutes walk from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Anse Lazio, and just 15 minutes by boat from La Digue, an island renowned for its secluded beaches and scuba diving.
Raffles Praslin Seychelles can provide snorkeling gear, kayaks and bicycles, so what are you waiting for.
Next to the spa you will enjoy a world-class gym, where guests can enjoy an invigorating workout
- Flag: there is an outdoor pavilion, ideal for practicing yoga or Pilates.
- Unique Experiences: private yoga session at sunrise and Pilates session on the beach, massage under the stars in your villa or on a yacht.
Among the wide range of restaurants and bars that Raffles Praslin Seychelles you can dine at
The resort’s main restaurant serving buffet breakfast and themed buffets sample contemporary Mediterranean cuisine Offers a buffet breakfast and contemporary Mediterranean cuisine in the evening, for an exceptional dining experience in an elegant setting.
Curieuse Seafood Restaurant
Mediterranean and Creole inspired our pan-Asian restaurant specialties, Offers a pan-Asian cuisine from India to southeast Asia in a chic and island atmosphere.
Poolside bar for light snacks and refreshments Enjoy Seychellois version of the popular Singapore Sling cocktail with sparkling Praslin Sling A relaxed setting for lunch at the poolside you offers salads, sandwiches and classic popular around the world, all accompanied by a wide selection of drinks and cocktails from the bar.
Danzil Lounge & Bar
Main resort bar offering a selection of cigars and cocktails, with wine and cognac tastings as well Our stylish bar offers exclusive classic cocktails, various wines, spirits and appetizers.
Takamaka Terrace Lounge
Signature Raffles cocktails and shishas under the stars – full moon parties not to be missed. end the evening in the unique shisha lounge of the archipelago, the Takamaka Terrace for a drink and admire the stars.
In-villa dining menu includes international favourites and Creole specialties.(available 24-hours)
Beach bar Pti Zil
A chic place on the seafront, serving cocktails and snacks throughout the day.
Raffles shop and café
The ideal place to do some shopping, meet and relax in a beautiful setting.
Private outdoor dining
You can dine in the place that you prefer, or if you are staying in a villa suite, let one of our chefs cook for you. You also have the opportunity to take courses in Creole cooking or preparation of cocktails, enjoy a sunset with sushi and champagne, or enjoy an aperitif from a point overlooking the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Many of the resort’s facilities can be adapted to cater for special events and functions:
• Libreri Boardroom for up to 8 guests
• Libreri Terrace for up to 12 guests
• Curieuse Private room for 16 to 30 guests
• Curieuse restaurant for up to 40 guests
• Losean restaurant for up to 50 guests
• Takamaka Terrace for up to 120 guests
• Danzil lounge for up to 40 guests