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  • Tailor-made luxury hotel holidays to the Seychelles

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    Luxury hotel holidays to the Seychelles, tailor-made

    To imagine the Seychelles is really to think of your image of the tropical island of your dreams; a deserted, soft white-sand beach lapped by gentle, turquoise water and fringed by dense coconut palms. The Seychelles are some of the most beautiful islands in the world and due to careful growth, this natural beauty has been protected and preserved. On land the Seychelles are home to rare species of bird and tree, including the amazing coco de mer palm and the black parrot, as well as abundant orchids, hibiscus, frangipani and bougainvillaea. In the seas surrounding the islands of the Seychelles, many areas of which have been designated marine national parks, over 150 species of tropical fish are to be found as well as abundant coral. The pace of life is slow and relaxed, even on Mahe but particularly on the smaller islands. The Seychelles is also known for its racial harmony and their people are a mixture of African, European, Indian, Chinese and Arab. The beauty of the islands and the relaxed way of life have attracted artists over the years and today you are more than welcome to visit them at home and in their studios. A luxury holiday to the Seychelles offers you not just the archetypal idyll of palm-fringed beaches but also a relaxed and harmonious approach to life.

    Facts

    Capital
    Victoria
    Airport
    One to two hours on the boat from Mahe, or about 20 minutes by helicopter.
    Size
    455 square kilometres
    Currency
    Seychellois Rupee (£1 = 20 Rs)
    Population
    73,000
    Temperature
    The Seychelles fall outside the cyclone zone. The seasons divide into May to October, when the south-east trade winds blow and November to April when the winds are from the north-west which can bring rain, particularly in January. January is the wettest month, July and August are the driest months. The temperature is pretty constant throughout the year, ranging between 24 and 31 degrees Centigrade and humidity is around 80 percent.

    Local highlights

    The famous coco de mer found in the Vallee de Mai on Praslin. Paintings by numerous local artists including Michael Adams and Christine Harter to be viewed and purchased. Local handicrafts include batik, pottery, clothes and boxes made from local wood. The amazing beaches of the islands including Anse Lazio on Praslin and Anse Source d`Argent on La Digue. Cousin Island off Praslin is home to several endangered species of birds and the black noddies. Walks on the islands. Toddy made from coconut palm. Local beers are called Seybrew and EKU. Creole dishes include a great range of fish from kingfish to grouper, carri coco (a meat or fish curry with coconut cream) and tec-tec soup.

    Getting out and about

    Driving is on the left. Mini mokes are usually the form of transport in the Seychelles and probably only necessary on Mahe and Praslin. On Praslin and La Digue cycles make a great form of transport.

    Travel arrangements

    How you get there From 24 March 2018 British Airways will operate direct flights from London Heathrow Terminal 5 to Mahe. The flight will operate twice a week, with outbounds overnight on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with a return flight in the daytime back. The flight time is 10 hrs 15 mins and three classes are available to book: economy, premium economy and Business Class. Emirates flies from London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow via Dubai. The flight time is about 13 hours in total. Etihad flies from Heathrow via Abu Dhabi as well. The prices we offer you allow for a stopover in Dubai, making the Seychelles and Dubai an excellent two-centre holiday option. Once you reach Mahé we have included the most appropriate type of transfer to your hotel, either by boat or plane. Details can be found under the individual hotel descriptions.

  • Four Seasons - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Four Seasons Seychelles is an intimate resort, with a spectacular setting above the best beach on Mahe island.

    Hilton Northolme - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Coconut palms, mango trees and granite boulders surround Hilton Seychelles Northolme Spa, a setting that re

    Maia Resort & Spa - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Maia Luxury Resort & Spa in the Seychelles

    Constance Ephelia - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Constance Ephelia is a magnificent resort in a stunning setting, with unparalleled facilities.

    Carana Beach Hotel - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    “At Carana Beach Hotel on the pristine island of Mahe, modern luxury and authentic wilderness are married

    Savoy Hotel - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Savoy Seychelles is a 5-star luxury resort on Mahé’s sought after Beau Vallon beach, a remote island getaway p
  • Denis Island - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Denis Island is a coral island situated to the north of the main island of Mahé. This idyllic and romantic

    Hilton Labriz - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Approached from the sea, Silhouette Island greets you with towering mountains, lush forests and boulder-str

    L'Archipel - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    With just thirty rooms and suites, L’Archipel is a small hotel offering highly personalised service in an a

    La Reserve - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Elegant and colonial in architectural style, La Réserve enjoys a fantastic beachside location on Anse Petit

    Constance Lemuria - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    Conceived and executed as a luxury resort, its architecture in perfect harmony with the outstanding natural

    La Digue - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    One of the most charming, relaxed and beautiful of the islands of the Seychelles, La Digue is only a short

    Raffles Praslin

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    "Raffles Praslin overlooking the coastline of Praslin is a paradise of an island resort, with an award-wi

    Six Senses Zil Pasyon - Luxury holidays to the Seychelles

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    "Lifestyle retreat Six Senses Zil Pasyon is completely at one with the natural properties of Félicité, of

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