A Shell In the Seychelles

The question most travellers have is where to stay in seychelles.

The seychelles Islands An Indian Ocean paradise famed for its white-sand beaches and luxurious private island resorts, the Seychelles is a striking 115-island archipelago with leafy jungles, delectable Creole cuisine and a fascinating history of diverse African, Asian and European influences.

There’s plenty to see and do on a Seychelles Island Vacation for the adventurous travellers, from hiking the mountains and wandering the roads to sampling Creole cuisine and exploring beneath the waves.

Also, Seychelles is pretty safe to visit and explore.

Where To Stay In Seychelles

Accommodation options are wide-ranging, and there are some lovely small hotels – as well as seriously impressive island resorts, with everything from heli-pads to villa plunge pools to private chefs.

You can find large resorts on the three main islands: Mahé, Praslin and La Digue, as well as private islands such as Denis Island.

Some prominent examples of large hotels or resorts include the Kempinski Resort or the Hilton Northolme Resort & Spa on Mahé, the Constance Lémuria on Praslin, or Le Domaine de l’Orangeraie on La Digue.

Beau Vallon is also where you’ll find the best options for budget accommodations in Seychelles. Tucked amongst the five-star resorts you’ll find a variety of affordable options, including guesthouses, charming apartments, and boutique hotels.


Should you decide to stay in Mahe, there is a regular ferry service to Praslin and La Digue, so you can still do a bit of island-hopping with day trips to these nearby islands. If you really want to splurge, helicopter and sailing charters are also available to whisk you off to whichever island you desire.

There are countless luxurious hotels and resorts scattered throughout the island so you should fine your self spoilt for choice. While you are here, you can enjoy a variety of excursions, from snorkeling and diving to hikes and canoeing.

Places To Stay In Mahe:

Banyan Tree – Situated on photogenic Anse Intendence beach at southern end of Mahé, the Banyan Tree is highly private, making it attractive to those looking for luxury beach vacations.

The Bliss Seychelles – Hotel Situated on its own private beach in the northern part of beautiful Mahe Island, overlooking North and Silhouette Islands.

Constance Ephelia Resort Hotel – Situated on one of Mahe’s most beautiful beaches and overlooks a marine national park. Tucked away on 120 hectares of land and amidst rare and lush vegetation.


Praslin is the place to stay in Seychelles for Nightlife. Praslin is the second largest island of the Seychelles, and only 1/10 of the population of Mahe.

Depending on what you are after, you have two choices. You can stay on the West side of Praslin if you prefer seclusion and quiet, or you can locate yourself on the East if you want more restaurants and bars.

The West side of Praslin is a perfect paradise for honeymooners.

On the other hand, Praslin is considered by some to be Seychelle’s top nightlife destinations. Although the nightlife here is decidedly tamer than other party destinations worldwide.

Places To Stay In Praslin:

Acajou Beach Resort – Located along a stretch of the beautiful Cote D’Or beach of Praslin Island.

Coco de Mer Hotel and Black Parrot Suites – On a private beach area in Anse Bois de Rose, the Coco de Mer Hotel and Black Parrot Suites features a swimming pool, two restaurants and spa.

Les Villas D’Or – Les Villas D’Or is conveniently situated near the beautiful Côte D’Or beach, on Praslin Island. These self-catering villas are close to the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, home to the grand Coco de Mer palms.

La Digue

La Digue is the third largest of Seychelles inhabited islands. With a population of less than 3000. If you want to get away from everything and just enjoy luxurious beaches, La Digue is a great choice for you. It is located east of Praslin and can be easily accessed via the Inter Island Ferry.

There is no airport, and very few vehicles, so most visitors arrive to La Digue via ferry from Praslin. Helicopter service from Mahe can also be arranged.

La Digue has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, including Anse Source D’Argent and Anse Cocos.

Often ignored by travellers, La Digue is where you can enjoy all the perks of paradise without the hoards of tourists.

Places To Stay In La Digue:

La Digue Island Lodge – For travelers visiting La Digue Island, La Digue Island Lodge is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its romantic environment.

Le Nautique Waterfront Hotel – A beautiful, contemporary oceanfront hotel on the island of La Digue. There’s a choice of blue-and-white rooms or villas, a great seafood restaurant and a pool just steps from the ocean.

Beach Life – Located on the waterfront on the beautiful island La Digue, this hotel is ideal for a relaxing beach break.

This oceanfront hotel – This hotel has good guestrooms with nautical details and a private verandah; book a private villa for a family stay.


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