The Raffles Seychelles resort is located in the North-Eastern part of the island of Praslin, the second largest granite island in the Seychelles, located 40 kilometers from the main island of Mahé. Praslin is considered to be a tropical Paradise due to its pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and stunning scenery, to learn that guests in three ways.
Tour the island by car
Guests of the resort, Raffles Seychelles is available for rent several types of car: Mini Moke that was created as a military jeep, often used as a beach buggy, or a sumptuous luxury car with a personal driver. There are options in the duration of the tour: as a half-day of 4 hours and all day. The program includes visits to the most beautiful beaches on the island, walk through the protected areas and world heritage sites of UNESCO, visiting the souvenir shops and local shops, visiting a Pearl farm, where guests can learn how to produce and processed pearls, and the conclusion of the day — colorful sunset on the beach. Also guests can rent a car to explore the island at your own pace.
This trip not only gives a charge of thrills, but also the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent views of the beautiful nature Praslin and the neighbouring Islands and the Indian ocean, and if you’re lucky, and to observe the marine life from the height of bird flight. In the Seychelles there is more than 20 helipads, allowing guests Raffles Seychelles to visit each of the nearby Islands by helicopter. Just ask for help at the Concierge Desk of the hotel. They can also arrange helicopter transfers to the airport.
Travel by boat or yacht
Resort guests can also book sailing on a yacht or enjoy the water taxi to surrounding Islands, many of which are protected areas with amazing flora and fauna. To see the largest number of seabirds in the Western Indian ocean on the island of Aride, to meet hundreds of giant tortoises on Curieuse island, and to visit the most beautiful beaches and a coconut plantation that is famous for the production of coconut oil on the island of La Digue.
And, of course, here once you dive with scuba or snorkels, as the variety of marine life the Indian ocean is amazing. The hotel organizes daily dive excursions, including night. And in the diving centre offers full PADI courses for divers of all different levels. And, of course, no voyage is not complete without deep sea fishing. The number of species of fish that you can catch in Seychelles, nice to see both beginners and more experienced anglers, for example, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, octopus, Dorado, Marlin and many other species.