Wednesday newsletters always feature a luxury hotel and/or flight review. Today (February 11, 2015): Hotel review: Raffles Praslin, Seychelles. Location: Google Maps Address: Anse Takamaka, Praslin Island, Seychelles Hotel website: Raffles Praslin Tip: enjoy exclusive VIP amenities when booking via Virtuoso Cradled in the heart of the island of Praslin, aptly referred to as the mythological ‘Garden of Eden’, are 86 contemporary and luxurious villas, some of the most spacious in the Seychelles. Each villa and villa suite at the Raffles Praslin features a private outdoor pavilion, plunge pool and balcony to soak in breathtaking views of the opal-hued ocean, white sandy beach and lush green hills. The Raffles Praslin, Seychelles, features in my top 10 lists of the best luxury hotels in the Seychelles and the most spectacular hotel bathrooms in the world. In this review (more info and photos below … [Read more...] about Hotel review: Raffles Praslin (Seychelles)
by Adam Ruck, The Telegraph, April 9, 2018 Anse Georgette is often described as the most beautiful beach in the world. It’s a small sandy niche on the Seychelles island of Praslin, where mountainous jungle drops steeply to the sea and pink granite boulders frame a swathe of gossamer licked by milky-blue waves. The seabed is as soft as the beach – not always the case in this part of the world – and overhanging trees supply shade for the less mad-dog to lie in. Like all beaches in the Seychelles, Anse Georgette is a public space. But it doesn’t get crowded, because the land behind belongs to a luxury hotel, Lemuria, whose pampered residents have alternative beaches of almost comparable beauty closer to hand. ULTRA Wellness Introducing ULTRA Wellness | May 30-June 1, Palm Beach Wellness travel is no longer just spa retreats. It's a $563 billion industry projected to grow to $808 billion by 2020! If you're a luxury hotel, destination, or cruise line … [Read more...] about Is This the World’s Most Beautiful Golf Course?
Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review. I recently enjoyed a sublime holiday in one of my favorite destinations in the world, the Seychelles, an astonishingly beautiful island archipelago in the Indian Ocean. You can read my trip reports here: Review: Qatar Airways A350 QSuites from Frankfurt to Doha (world’s best Business Class) Review: Qatar Airways A330 Business Class from Doha to the Seychelles Review: Four Seasons Resort Seychelles (Mahe island) Review: Raffles Seychelles Resort (today) Review: Banyan Tree Resort Seychelles (Mahe island) Review: Maia Luxury Resort & Spa (Mahe island) Review: Constance Ephelia Resort (Mahe island) Review: British Airways B787 Dreamliner Business Class Seychelles to London Today (24 April 2019): Review of Raffles Seychelles (Praslin island). Location: Google Maps Hotel website: Raffles Seychelles Tip: enjoy exclusive VIP amenities when booking via Virtuoso … [Read more...] about Review: Raffles Seychelles Hotel
Beachcomber Hotels reaffirms its leadership on Mauritius Island with the construction of its ninth hotel and will present in FITUR all the details of the establishment, as well as the reopening of the Sainte Anne Resort & Spa, in Seychelles, and its projects on the island of Praslin and Morocco. Beachcomber Hotels attends FITUR/09 with new projects with the construction of its ninth hotel on Mauritius Island, in Riviere Noire, an area that brings together three natural characteristics: abundant space, direct access to the sea and a western orientation. Built on a surface space of more than 2,000 m2, the future Dominios de Armonia 5* hotel will offer 220 luxury individual villas between 400 and 600 m2. … [Read more...] about The Beachcomber Hotels projects in Mauritius Island, Morocco and Seychelles
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas announces their first resort in the Seychelles called Six Senses Zil Pasyon. Scheduled to open in 2015, the resort is located on the private island of Felicite. The island is approximately 55 kilometers, or 30 nautical miles northeast of Mahe, with access by helicopter from the International Airport or a short boat ride from neighbouring La Digue and Praslin islands.Richard Hywel Evans of Studio RHE has created an oasis of serenity encircled by the Indian Ocean, while Six Senses will oversee interior design.“It is a great honour for Six Senses to be selected as the resort operator by Felicite Island Development Limited,” said Bernhard Bohnenberger, president of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. “The island of Felicite is absolutely gorgeous and we eagerly look forward to creating a rich Six Senses experience for our guests on this pristine private island.”“The development of Six Senses Zil Pasyon on Felicite Island is the … [Read more...] about Six Senses to open on the private island of Felicite in the Seychelles