The Seychelles Archipelago is made up of 115 heavenly islands, ringed by palm-fringed, white-sand beaches, topped with lush vegetation and set in a dazzling blue ocean. With average temperatures of 22°C to 30°C year-round and coral reefs supporting over 1,000 species of fish, it’s no wonder that this treasure of the Indian Ocean is a world-class destination.

Le Duc de Praslin is a 2-minute walk from one of the ‘World’s Best Beaches’, Anse Lazio (a.k.a. Cote d’Or), on Praslin Island. One of this island’s extraordinary attractions is the primeval palm forest and World Heritage Site, Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve, where you can see the largest seed in the plant kingdom produced by the Coco de Mertreeat a staggering 17kg. Another popular attraction is the only 18-hole golf course in the archipelago.

Owner-managed, Le Duc de Praslin is a boutique hotel that boasts two of the archipelago’s best restaurants, Le Dauphin and Café des Arts. Nestling in a garden flourishing with orchids and sprinkled with meditative fishponds, this exclusive hotel offers decadent romance, personalized service and a perfect location.


  • Near famous Cote d’Or beach
  • Close to Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
  • Romantic Indian Ocean island
  • Owner-managed boutique hotel
  • On bustling Praslin Island

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Le Duc de Praslin’s foremost feature is its magnificent tropical garden featuring orchids, hibiscus and palm trees. There are two large fishponds to contemplate where you can simply relax to the tranquil soundsof waterfalls. You may even meet Praslin’s oldest tortoise, Miss Josephine who is 105 years old).

A neat beach spa offers wellness and beauty treatments to pamper your senses and the hotel’s Jacuzzi will soak away your remaining cares. Sun worshipping around the hotel’s sparkling pool is improved by the bar service, but if the heat of the day requires more respite, settle in the hotel’s tranquil lounge and library with a favourite book or to catch up with friends and family online. High speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel and guests receive a complimentary hour online each day. The hotel concierge service is excellent and arranges everything from babysitting in-room to car hire and day trips to neighbouring islands. For scuba divers, a nearby centre rentsout gearand offerswater sports like skiing and windsurfing.

General Facilities

    Swimming Pool
    Babysitting service available
    Laundry service


The owner-managers of Le Duc are proud of having two of Praslin’s best restaurants under their direction: Le Dauphin and Café des Arts.

Le Dauphin serves international cuisine influenced by authentic creole flavours. The restaurant overlooks the hotel’s garden and straddles the carp-filled fishpond. Breakfast is a generous buffet with continental and hot English breakfastoptions, whilelunch is aselection of salads, fresh fruit and light meals. Each evening, Le Dauphin’s kitchen serves up either a fresh seafood feast,islandbarbeque, 4-course set menu, or an Asian-themed dinner.

Café des Artsis just outside the hotel grounds on the perfect sands of Anse Lazio. This award-winning restaurant is famous for serving freshest, finest seafood in Seychelles. Although seafood is the chef’s forte, the menu includes a delicious range of beef, chicken and vegetarian dishes to satisfy every palate.

Standard Room

Le Duc’s 18air-conditioned, en suite standard rooms are spacious andairy, decorated in peaceful hues with natural fabrics. You have yourown terrace overlooking the lush garden and gorgeous swimming pool, with a double lounger for sunbathing and afternoon naps. The standard room bathrooms have showers only but offer all the amenities you expect in a boutique hotel: a minibar, flatscreen television, WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities.

Standard Room AMENITIES

    Air conditioning
    En-suite shower only
    Safe in room
    Tea & coffee-making facilities
    Wi-fi available in room

Other Room Types

The two junior suites have the same amenities as the standard rooms with a larger bathroom that includes both shower and tub.

The honeymoon suite has the same amenities as the standard rooms but is more spacious and features an outdoor shower.

The two-bedroomed family suite sleeps six and is ideal for small groups or families. In-room babysitting is available as an optional extra.


  • Boat excursions
  • Day tours
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling
  • Biking
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 06 Jan 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 $250 Half Board
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016 $255 Half Board
  • 18 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 $255 Half Board
  • 20 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 $255 Half Board
  • 06 Jan 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $255 Half Board

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. One Bedroom Family Suite,Two Bedroom Family Suite,Three Bedroom Hillside Maison,Honeymoon Suite,Superior Room,Four Bedroom Hillside Villa Request a quote for rate detail

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.

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Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

Africa Safari Expert

"Located in tranquil gardens and not quite on the beach this hotel gets consistently good reviews. The staff are friendly and welcoming and you are assured of a relaxed and hassle free holiday. My tip is to definitely upgrade from a standard room!"



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