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Raffles Praslin is a luxurious Seychelles resort, situated on the island of Praslin. Once declared the re-discovered Garden of Eden, the resort consists solely of hillside villas overlooking the beautiful ocean. Ideal for romantics or honeymooners, each of these villas are surrounded by tropical vegetation, offering privacy and a personal feel. Set along Anse Tamake, a beautiful expanse of white sand and turquoise waters, you can spend hours soaking up the sun or splashing in the Indian Ocean.

Explore the island's incredible flora and fauna further as you discover the prehistoric forest of Vallée de Mai and the islands of Curieuse and La Digue. These nearby islands are home to populations of giant turtles and also offer spectacular snorkelling and diving sites where you can explore the underwater gardens of coral and their striking inhabitants. Only 5-mins away is Anse Lazio, considered one of the Top 5 beaches in the world.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Seychelles' Leading Hotel award at the World Travel Awards 2014
  •  Fodor's Travel - Trip of a Lifetime Hotel 2014


  • Luxurious hillside retreat
  • Incredible ocean views 
  • Private decks & plunge pools
  • Luxury spa for professional treatments
  • Exquisite cuisine, excellent service
  • Elegant pool side bar & rooftop terrace
  • Kids’ club entertaining all ages

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The Raffles Spa is the ultimate space in which to relax and rejuvenate with a range of spa treatments and beauty therapies with spectacular views as a backdrop.

The large, crystal swimming pool is centrally located and is an ideal spot for a refreshing swim or time spent soaking up the sun.

The Pool Bar serves a range of fresh juices, refreshments and light meals to enjoy.

Enjoy refreshing drinks and music beats at the Danzil Lounge or unwind at the rooftop Takamaka Terrace, while sipping a signature Raffles cocktail or classic wine.

The Sugar Palm Kids' Club offers fun and specially tailored programmes for toddlers, children and teens. Request a baby-sitting service if you feel like a romantic dinner or walk down the beach.

General Facilities

    Swimming Pool
    Babysitting service available
    Kids Club


The Curieuse Seafood Restaurant is named after the nearby Curieuse Island and offers a casual, patio-styled venue with chic, island-styled furnishings. Indulge in only the highest quality of seafood that is prepared with light modern cooking methods.

Tuck into local cuisine and Mediterranean delights at Losean, a comfortable, lively restaurant that is open for breakfast and dinner and features an open kitchen, from which you can watch the chefs show off their talent.

Raffles Praslin would be happy to create a more casual outdoor dining experience for you or set a private table in a secluded spot for a formal dinner party.

If you feel like combining your meals and activities, why not ask the Raffles butlers to arrange a picnic at the beach, in the garden, atop a granite boulder or on board a yacht.

Bay View Pool Villa

Raffles Praslin consists of 86 villas, dotted along the green hillside and overlooking the ocean. The villas are contemporary and stylish and offer luxuries like Wi-Fi, international newspapers, walk-in closets and private decks.

The Hillside Villas are 125 square meters, creating a spacious and elegant retreat against the hillside. Each villa features a barbecue grill in the private outdoor pavilion as well as a comfortable day-bed, dining area and plunge pool. The bathroom allows natural light to stream in and the baths boast incredible views of the hillside. You'll also find an outdoor rain shower surrounded by the beautiful vegetation.

Bay View Pool Villa AMENITIES

    En-suite bath only
    Outdoor shower
    Private plunge pools
    Wi-fi available in room
    24-hour room service
    Tea & coffee-making facilities

Other Room Types

The Ocean View Villa and Panoramic Villa are located on high-lying vantage points to offer you exquisite views of the sea and islands dotted along the coast. The elegant interior features all the amenities and luxuries of the Hillside Villa but with incomparable views.

The Beachfront Villa Suite is located a mere stone’s throw from the ocean and is surrounded by an abundance of greenery, offering added exclusivity and privacy. Another added feature is the resident's bar, located on the private outdoor pavilion.

The Ocean View Villa Suite features two separate bedrooms, both with an en suite bathroom and an elegant parlour. The outdoor living area offers added space, making this an ideal suite for a group of friends or a family.

The Royal Ocean View Villa Suite is the same size as the Ocean View Villa, but has only one double bedroom, creating an incredibly spacious and private living space that is ideal for honeymooners and romantics. The generous parlour spans a full 70 square meters while the spacious outdoor, sheltered pavilion and plunge pool create a comfortable outdoor relaxation area.

The Royal Panoramic View Villa Suite is set at the very top end of the resort and offers everything the Ocean View Villa Suite does, but with uninterrupted views across the rolling hillside and ocean beneath. This forms the ultimate spot for an exclusive and luxurious retreat to paradise.


  • Day tours
  • Beach activities
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Jogging trails
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 17 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $535 Bed & Breakfast
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 09 Nov 2015 $535 Bed & Breakfast
  • 10 Nov 2015 - 26 Dec 2015 $385 Bed & Breakfast
  • 27 Dec 2015 - 09 Jan 2016 $815 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Raffles Praslin was unbelievable, we were lucky that the hotel was 50% full, so plenty of privacy.

    Bernardo Remy, June 2014
  • All the transfers went smoothly. Raffles was a wonderful hotel... We were upgraded to a sea view which made it more special.

    Valerie McClintock, March 2014

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Liesel van Zyl

Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager

"At Raffles you get your own private villa with plunge pool & incredible views, combined with a vibey resort with chic bars, private spa bungalows & plenty to do. A great choice for our most discerning travellers."



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