Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas The Jewel of Côte D’Or
With an ‘out of this world’ location combined with world-class facilities and amenities, it is no wonder that Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas is often considered as the ‘Jewel of Cote D’Or’! Set on Praslin’s outstanding Cote D’Or beach in the Seychelles, the turquoise sea lapping the fine white sand of this world famous beach is your daily playground – just a few steps away from your luxurious retreat amidst lush tropical gardens.
The hotel & villas offers the holiday of a lifetime with true Seychellois hospitality and exceptional value. Extensive improvements and new additions to its facilities have won Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas many awards to position it amongst the best hotels of Seychelles, allowing your ideal dream holiday to become a reality.
Whether you are visiting as a family on an adventure, lovers on a honeymoon or celebrating with friends, the hotel offers the widest choice of luxury accommodation and exquisite dining options, accommodating your every whim.
State-of-the-art rooms are located around the main building which houses the reception and main restaurant, where water meanders through fishponds and lush tropical gardens and a profusion of flowers to create a ‘Zen’ atmosphere.
Le Duc de Praslin Hotel and villas consists of a total of 65 rooms which includes 20 superior rooms, 20 deluxe rooms, 4 honeymoon suites, 2 large one bedroom family suites, 2 family apartments of two rooms and four villas which are only a one minute drive uphill from the hotel with spectacular views of Cote D’Or.
No matter which type of accommodation you choose, you can be sure that all rooms are spacious and each has an enchanting veranda and your creature comforts are met with modern en-suite bathrooms. All rooms have ceiling fans, and are fully air-conditioned; ensuring guests a cool and comfortable stay. All rooms include all the necessities for a seam free holiday, including a safe, mini-bar, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, Nespresso Machine, direct dialling telephone, free Wi-Fi, 32inch LCD satellite TV, wireless internet access, iPod docking station with cd player and six of the superior rooms have interconnecting doors. Suites offer all the above, but are upgraded to a 40inch LCD TV with a DVD player.
The hotel has three unique Magna Pools designed to provide natural and superior quality water from natural ocean minerals to cater for the ultimate wellbeing of its clients. The prime focus is on health, beauty and environment, the most ecological and best swimming pool filtration system worldwide.
The 360 Villa with open terrace, gazebo, private gym, Jacuzzi and Magna swimming pool, boasts 4 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. The villa offers 360 degree views of the bay of Cote D’Or on one side, the mountain and valleys on the other side. The building is split in two with the bedrooms at one end on two levels and the living area, kitchen, living and recreation area at the other. The villa is 750 sq.m and can accommodate up to 8 persons
The Manager’s Villa is located in the grounds of the hotel and offers 4 en-suite bedrooms, a kid’s playroom packed with toys, large outdoor terraces for dining and relaxing, fully equipped kitchen with fridge and freezer, a Magna plunge pool with Jacuzzi. The villa is 600 sq.m and can accommodate up to 8 persons.
Hillside Villa has 4 en-suite bedrooms with sweeping sea views, vast terraces, two fully equipped kitchens and an infinity Magna pool with additional kids pool.
The Hillside Villa makes for an ideal space for entertains, with a large outside dining terrace for those al fresco dinner parties and barbecues, plus all the standard amenities that keep a holiday carefree. The villa is 400 sq.m and can accommodate 8 adults and 4 children.
The 300sq m Hillside Maison is a 3 en-suite bedroom villa with a large fully equipped kitchen and terrace with spectacular sea view. The Maison also boasts similar facilities to the villa with its own Magna pool and Jacuzzi.
The villa guests are privy to many exclusive additional services, including a full butler service
Villa Manager providing fully dedicated concierge service and free car rental (excluding the Manager’s Villa). Villas are fully serviced by the hotel and guests have the choice of taking meals at the hotel or in the villa for an additional fee, as well as having the option to hire a private chef for those special occasions
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, although any regular visitors would highly recommend you disconnect with the outside world and use the opportunity reconnect with yourself and your environment!
Take a step outside your villa, room or apartment and take time to experience all the culinary delights that Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas has to offer guests. Set right on the beach, the Café des Arts Restaurant has earned its reputation as the best restaurant in Seychelles by creating outstanding mouth-watering dishes served in the most amazing setting.
Synonymous with gastronomy at its finest, seafood and epicurean dishes are the main attractions at Café des Arts, making the restaurant an experience not to be missed. The art is in the attention to detail and the fresh ingredients served to perfection with refined service and a touch of class.
By day the restaurant is a sophisticated yet relaxed beach dining experience and by night the whole atmosphere transforms into a chic and elegant high-class venue with a sumptuous decorum with the “Blue Octopus Bar” serving cocktails, fine wines and local spirits.
‘Le Dauphin’ is the hotel’s main restaurant located in the heart of the hotel complex. Surrounded by water and live fishponds amidst profusion of flowers and plants, the restaurant and bar serves themed buffets and A la Carte options in the evenings and a scrumptious buffet breakfast in an elegant tropical décor. The themed buffets propose a fusion of dishes from the local Creole delicacies to the international classic fare with an exotic twist.
Every single day of the week provides a mouth-watering surprise! The dining quality afforded to guests is unmatched – variety, authenticity, choice and above all affordability. With its cosy bar, unobtrusive, friendly service and discrete atmosphere, Le Dauphin is the best in-house dining experience, with its own beverage outlet – the “Charcoal Bar”.
Entertainment and relaxation refined, the “Chill Out” Tapas Lounge Bar with perhaps the most magnificent views on Cote D’Or beach, is the place to enjoy a lighter evening dining option over a few drinks with friends and family. The perfect place to relax, chill and be entertained, this outlet offers a wide range of beers, wines, cocktails and tapas for a unique experience in socialising.
The sophisticated décor and pastel colours are soothing to the senses. Stylish, swanky and trendy, the surroundings blend in to create a cosmopolitan and erudite feel – conducive to a warm tropical ambience ideal for refined mingling.
Presenting rejuvenating treatments for the body, mind & soul, the hotel’s Spa Pavillion located atop the north wing complex of deluxe rooms is the retreat where guests can experience total relaxation and revitalisation. The upmarket Spa Pavilion will have four treatment rooms and clients can opt for both indoor and outdoor treatments.
The experienced team of therapists provide treatment menus that will sooth all your anxieties and worries, lulling you into a world of homeostatic balance.
For those who are looking to maintain their fitness regime, the sophisticated fitness centre is located above the north wing complex of deluxe rooms. It provides guests with state of the art equipment comprising exercise bike, treadmill, resistance machine, cross trainer and free weights. Hotel guests are welcome to make use of the facility free of charge during their stay at the hotel, making the centre a welcome addition geared towards one’s wellbeing and staying in shape while on holiday.