The world’s only granite islands in mid-ocean, the world’s oldest ocean islands, the world’s largest raised coral atoll and a whole host of attractions make up what is surely the world’s ultimate tropical paradise. Located in the western Indian Ocean between 4° and 10° south of the equator is The Seychelles Islands. This unique travel destination is renowned for its timeless beauty, tranquility and diversity, which rolls from emerald green rainforests down to crystal clear turquoise waters, home to some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on earth. The perfect setting for a tropical island dream holiday. world-famous and exquisite beaches, incredible rock formations, amazing coral reefs, picturesque mountains, a warm climate year-round and a wide range of accommodation. WOW Travel put together for you it’s Top 7 Seychelles Luxury Resorts in 2016.
Desroches Island Seychelles – The advent of civilization can often disturb the allure and simplicity of paradise. To delight in ultimate luxury there usually has to be sacrificed. But what if we want it all… to experience an untouched natural sanctuary on an island in the far reaches of the Indian Ocean, without leaving behind the sophistication that modern life has to offer, visit Desroches Island resort. Private Desroches Island is a luxurious Seychelles Resort in the Amirante Archipelago, considered to be of the most pristine and untouched islands still around today. The naturally inspired and tastefully modern Beach Retreats and Exclusive Villas provide the epitome in luxury and opulent indulgence. Blessed with one of the world’s healthiest climates, and miles of unblemished beaches, Desroches Island is a refuge for romance, adventure and pampered relaxation.
Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa – The Hilton Northolme Resort and Spa-inspired Ian Fleming to write “For Your Eyes Only,” and continues to be one of the best luxury resorts in Seychelles. The hotel is located on a hillside and along small beach coves on Beau Vallon Bay on the island of Mahe. The spa offers massages and a full range of Ayurvedic services while overlooking the pool and beach, while more adventurous guests can scuba dive or enjoy other water sports before retiring to one of the three restaurants or the lounge area for a drink.
Four Seasons Resort Seychelles – Discover uncomplicated tree-house living in a lush island sanctuary. Enjoy once-in-a-lifetime views of the Indian Ocean from your sleek hilltop retreat, along with the sincere, sophisticated service of Four Seasons staff. Experience solitude and serenity in one of 67 Seychelles luxury resort villas, perched on stilts on the jungle hillside or nestled amid greenery close to the beach and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Relax in expansive indoor and outdoor spaces built in traditional Creole style, or cool off in an infinity-edge plunge pool surrounded by a natural hardwood deck. You’ll enjoy sleek, airy interiors with ample room to get a massage, watch the sun set or savour a leisurely in-villa meal.
Raffles Praslin Seychelles – One of the world’s most far flung destinations nestled in the Indian Ocean, the island of Praslin is the launch point for a myriad of activities and to soak in the resplendent wonders of Anse Lazio, rated as one of the best beaches in the world, and located just minutes away from Raffles Praslin. With a warm tropical climate, Praslin and nearby islands can claim to enjoy a microclimate all of their very own, with temperatures between a consistent 24-32°C / 74 -90° Fahrenheit year-round. Just a short 15-minute flight from the island of Mahé, which departs every hour daily, and coincides seamlessly with major airline arrivals into the country, or via a 55-minute catamaran trip, Raffles Praslin presents an oasis of calm, laid back luxury and a genuine sense of relaxation for the paradise seeker.
Maia Luxury Resort and Spa – When it is time to pause your frenetic pace and rediscover senses dulled by the incessant demands of life, there is a place called Maia Luxury Resort & Spa – offering something more than just breathtaking views, unsurpassed service and astonishing accommodation. Maia offers you a place to restore your self. Here couples can unreservedly let their guard down. Unprecedented levels of privacy are graced by spectacular ocean views, the Maia Signature Villas are in close proximity to the spa and dining area and can accommodate families with children. The villas feature dedicated butler service. All Maia Signature Villas afford spectacular sunset and dramatic vistas.
Banyan Tree Seychelles – Banyan Tree Seychelles is set upon the original Seychellian abode belonging to Pink Panther actor Peter Sellers and Beatles member George Harrison. The resort took painstaking steps toward preserving the authenticity of the site’s architecture and culture with the aid of island residents, some of who still dedicate their careers to forwarding Banyan Tree Seychelles’ mission of providing a Sanctuary for the Senses.
Le Méridien Fisherman’s Cove – Unveil enriching discoveries at the edge of 3km of sparkling ivory sands on the Western tip of Seychelles in the bay of the famous and picturesque Beau-Vallon Beach. Lush gardens create an inspiring atmosphere for a romantic idyll or a serene getaway. 2 restaurants and bars allow you to explore innovative pairings of flavors and aromas, beyond the simple relaxation afforded by the sand and sea, an exhilarating choice of water sport activities and spa awaits your discovery. The 68 tastefully furnished guest rooms and suites offer invigorated views of the Indian Ocean and lush vegetation – sensational mornings and evenings. The Executive Suite Ocean Front, perched alongside the beachfront, offers the luxury of space and a private terrace with direct access to the beach only a step away. Engaging curiosity is stimulated throughout the experience at Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove which possesses a history dating back to the founding year of 1943 making it the first and most legendary hotel in Seychelles.