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RAFFLES PRASLIN SEYCHELLES

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  • HOTEL OVERVIEW

    Cradled in the paradise that is Praslin, contemporary architecture and laid-back luxury make this place sublimely Seychelles. An oasis of time, space and place.

    Cradled at the heart of the original Garden of Eden, the island of Praslin, are eighty-six architecturally exquisite villas ringed by the sublime beauty of white powdered sands, opal-hued oceans and lush green hills. The ideal place to rediscover the luxury of spontaneity, Raffles Praslin, Seychelles is infused with Seychellois spirit and traditional Raffles service.

    Rediscover time; relax, revitalize, replenish. Do it all, or do nothing at all, in stylish, stunning Seychelles.

    Swim, sunbathe, snorkel, sail, kayak, walk…or just do nothing at all. Raffles Praslin, Seychelles is the perfect place to escape the everyday, to explore your senses, and to reconnect – with yourself and those you love. The adventurous can explore the mystic prehistoric forest of Vallée de Mai, the magical islands of Curieuse and La Digue, and the vibrant coral beds at the Curieuse National Marine Park. In fact, even the journey to the hotel is to experience glorious, abundant, surprising nature.

    Dine in their Curieuse Seafood Restaurant, delight in the colourful themed evenings of Losean Restaurant, enjoy a Praslin Sling at the Pool Café & Bar, meet for drinks and beats in the Danzil Lounge Bar, or relax at the Takamaka Terrace for cocktails and stargazing.

    Alternatively, unwind in the award winning Raffles Spa – the finest in the archipelago – taking your body, mind and spirit back to a state of pure relaxation. With ocean views from the treatment pavilions, and the very best pampering in the whole of Seychelles, their spa is a destination unto itself, famous the world over. Only fifteen minutes by plane or helicopter from Mahé island(or a scenic fifty-five minutes by ferry), and a million miles from ordinary, Raffles is loved by those with an adventurous spirit and a taste for the very best.

    Barefoot luxury in the heart of the Indian Ocean – pure nature, pure Seychelles, pure Raffles.

    PHOTO GALLERY
    ROOMS & SUITES

    They have 86 villas designed in a contemporary style, each with a private plunge pool, balcony, outdoor pavilion and butler service available round-the-clock. They are among the most spacious in the Seychelles (at a minimum of 125 square meters) and are spread out across gentle slopes to provide the best views and privacy. You have the option of taking relaxing strolls through the resort or using their buggy service.

    VILLAS

    Bayview Pool Villa

    This tranquil sanctuary is engulfed in the natural fauna and flora of the island. Spreading over 125m² (1345ft²) and offering partial ocean views, each villa has a contemporary design with a bathtub placed specifically for star gazing, a private outdoor rain shower, a spacious terrace with a private plunge pool and an outdoor pavilion with a day bed and a dining table.

    Oceanview Pool Villa

    With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, these villas feature a bedroom with natural daylight, a bathtub with magnificent views, an outdoor shower, an outdoor pavilion with a day bed and dining table and a spacious terrace and private plunge pool. Embrace 125-135m² (1345-1453ft²) of opulent living space.

    Panoramic Pool Villa

    Encompassing 135m² (1453ft²), the Panoramic Pool Villa is situated atop the resort offering panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and lush tropical greenery. Each villa has a luxurious bedroom, magnificent bathroom lit by natural light, indoor and outdoor rain showers, a deep soak bathtub with ocean views and a spacious outdoor area with a private plunge pool and balcony.

    RAFFLES & ROYAL VILLAS

    Raffles Oceanview Villa – One Bedroom

    These villas provide the perfect paradise setting with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. The 200m² (2153ft²) of opulent living space includes a spacious living room, a separate bedroom, a bathroom with a deep soak tub positioned strategically to soak in the breathtaking views, a private outdoor rain shower, a plunge pool and ample outdoor space. A Raffles butler is also at your disposable to ensure personalised service.

    Raffles Panoramic Villa – One Bedroom

    The Raffles Panoramic Villa occupies 200m² (2153ft²) and provides unparalleled 180 degree views of the Indian Ocean and surrounding lush greenery. Each villa has a spacious living room, a separate bedroom, a bathroom with a deep soak tub positioned strategically to soak in the breathtaking views, a private outdoor rain shower, a plunge pool and ample outdoor space. A Raffles butler is also at your disposable to ensure personalised service.

    Royal Oceanview Villa – Two Bedroom

    This villa is ideal for families with its two separate bedrooms and en suite bathrooms, an outdoor rain shower, spacious living room, outdoor pavilion and open air balcony, dining area and private plunge pool, all spread out over 275m² (2960ft²). Enjoy spectacular ocean views as your dedicated Raffles butler provides personalised service around the clock.

    Royal Beachfront Villa – Two Bedroom

    These villas provide the ultimate luxury experience featuring elegant living spaces, two separate bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor rain showers, deep soak bathtubs with spectacular ocean views, an open air balcony, private plunge pool, sheltered pavilion with a day bed and a large private terrace. The size of the villa is 275m² (2960ft²) and there is a Raffles butler at your service any time of day or night.

    DINING & COCKTAILS

    Combining the best of the local culture and cuisine with dishes from around the world, each restaurant and bar has its own unique atmosphere and setting – something to suit every mood and every occasion. Losean Restaurant: Offering buffet breakfast and buffet-style themed evenings and featuring contemporary Mediterranean cuisine with influence from the Indian Ocean.

    Curieuse Seafood Restaurant: An à la carte menu with seafood specialities, including locally caught fish and lobster. Pool Restaurant & Bar: Relaxed poolside dining, including light meals and sandwiches. Danzil Lounge: Their main bar offering refreshing cocktails, wines, spirits and aperitifs

    Takamaka Terrace & Shisha Lounge: Their rooftop lounge offering a wide array of beverages and shishas. Raffles Boutique & Café: The perfect venue to shop, connect, meet and unwind in stunning surroundings. Private and alfresco dining – choose to dine at your favourite location, or if you are staying in a Villa Suite let one of their chefs come to cook for you. Alternatively take Creole Cooking or cocktail classes, enjoy a sunset cruise with sushi and Champagne or have an aperitif at from a vantage point that overlooks one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

    Curieuse Seafood Restaurant

    Named after the nearby island, Curieuse Seafood Restaurant offers a breezy, island-chic atmosphere in a relaxed and casual venue. It has outdoor and covered seating areas to keep you close to the beautiful environment and private pavilions available for romantic dinners. The highest quality seafood is prepared with light modern cooking methods. An à la carte menu is complimented by a comprehensive specialty list that changes daily.

    Danzil Lounge

    Named after a local promontory, Danzil offers perfectly prepared drinks and inspiring views across the landscape towards the ocean. Choose from skillfully prepared tropical cocktails, a rich selection of fine wines, rums and spirits. They also have a wide selection of Cuban cigars. Specialties: Passion fruit Mojito, Papaya Daiquiri, Mango Margarita, weekly live entertainment, rum and wine tasting.

    Takamaka Terrace & Shisha Lounge

    Takamaka Terrace & Shisha Lounge is their rooftop lounge offering dramatic vistas over the sea. They serve premium cognacs, whiskies, wine, classic cocktails and signature Raffles cocktails under the stars in a sophisticated, soothing ambience. Enjoy seasonal events such as the monthly Full Moon Party and flavoured shisha under the stars. Specialties: mojitos, cosmopolitans, champagnes, shisha and stargazing.

    Private Dining

    They offer 24-hour in-villa dining. They also offer the chance for you to eat where you want – outdoor dining in your favourite island location, private dining for formal occasions, or a barbeque feast in your villa. Choose to take a romantic dinner on the beach under the stars, picnic at the beach, garden, or at your destination of choice, have a private barbeque on the boat or on a neighbouring island, or sample your catch of the day, prepared by their Chef in the intimacy of your villa or on the beach.

    Pool Restaurant & Bar

    This poolside restaurant and bar offers fresh juices, refreshing cocktails, light meals and innovative cuisine, making it perfect for an idyllic day by the pool or for relaxed poolside dining. The décor is warm and elegant, creating a relaxed backdrop to restful day.

    Losean Restaurant

    Meaning ‘ocean’ in Creole, Losean is open for breakfast and dinner. It features regular themed buffets including colourful Mediterranean, Creole, seafood, and barbecue evenings with live entertainment. There is outdoor and indoor seating, and a garden view.

    Raffles Boutique & Cafe

    The Raffles Boutique & Café is the perfect place to shop, connect, meet and unwind in stunning surroundings. The indoor area features an extensive boutique, offering designer island fashion, souvenirs and sundries, along with 2 computer stations, wireless internet and a selection of books available for all guests. The outdoor terrace area is a lounge area offering a selection of iced and specialty coffees, teas, smoothies, soft drinks, juices and pastries, with breathtaking views across the ocean.

    SERVICES

    Raffles Spa

    The Raffles Spa is a haven of peace, relaxation and rejuvenation. Steps away from the coastline of Anse Takamaka, amidst stunning surroundings, it is carefully designed to calm the spirit and awaken the senses. The luxurious spa features 13 Treatment Pavilions, each showcasing the spectacular view of the blue ocean, tropical gardens and dramatic granite boulders. Two spa suites, a first in the Seychelles, are fitted with steam showers, Japanese soaking tubs, and observation decks where guests can enjoy stunning vistas in privacy.

    A tranquil spa garden makes the ideal spot for pre- and post-spa relaxation. Set among natural rock formations and high above the water, even the journey to the treatment pavilions is an intrinsic part of the Raffles Spa experience. At 1,234 square metres this is the largest spa in the archipelago, and the closest spa to the Indian Ocean.

    Fitness Classes
    A wide selection of group and private classes led by our in-residence instructor: Zumba, Body Sculpt, Sunset Yoga, Pilates.

    Activities

    Indoor or out, relaxing or inspiring, for families or couples; they have activities which help you feel at one with the natural beauty of the archipelago.

    – Water activities: include: snorkelling, kayaking, sea scooters diving, standup paddling, fishing, sailing, boat excursions – Sport and leisure: table tennis, pétanque, pool basketball, beach football, hiking, biking, giant chess, eco beach golf

    Their wellness and family fun programme offers additional activities including: rise and shine jog, morning beach stretch, crab hunting, Creole fishing, and much more…

    Family and kids

    The Sugar Palm Club is a dedicated kids club designed for toddlers, children and teenagers. Their recreation team create lively social and educational activities so young ones can enjoy the idyllic paradise of Praslin as much as their parents. They are free to play with other kids in one of three themed rooms catering for specific age groups. They also receive a special memento of their stay.

    24-Hour Butler Service

    Residents can enjoy the signature 24-hour Butler Service whilst in residency at Raffles Praslin, Seychelles from arrival to departure. Raffles Butlers, adept in various languages, offer welcoming service, thoughtful and graceful assistance around-the-clock, ensuring the delivery of Raffles’ hallmark style of emotional luxury.

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