At 6:35pm the sky glows a deep orange with skews of pink strands. This is the kind of sky dance that replenishes the soul of travellers – you’ve arrived at your very own luxurious mountain top home in the north of Mahé Island.
Petit Amour Villa has been specifically designed to offer guests a unique luxury home away from home. A calm sanctuary that boasts breath-taking panoramic views of the lush mountains and stunning Beau Vallon Bay, Petit Amour Villa is a privately owned residence offering luxurious seclusion in paradise. The stunning four bedroom property has been designed at the hands of talented interior designers and local artisans, providing the space with a fusion of contemporary European styles and authentic creole influences.
Petit Amour Villa is located in the North West of Mahé, known for its stunning beaches featuring the iconic cascading granite boulders and is a 20 minute drive away from Victoria and a 45 minute drive from Mahé International Airport. Situated on the mountain top in the Glacis area, the four bedroom property is available for rental on an exclusive use or per-room basis and it is set within a tropical garden of palms and frangipani and an infinity pool with stunning views of the ocean under a backdrop of lush green vegetation. Petit Amour Villa is owned and run by Michel Benoit and Jon Perkins. Their experience in the tourism industry has been a long and checked one, with their expertise being acquired from both in the air as cabin crew and on the ground at Heathrow Airport. Petit Amour Villa was the end result of many trips abroad and the wish to give all their guests a special experience that can come only from a desire to ensure that they are happy and relaxed when they are on holiday. All their staff are trained to ensure the needs of the guests are met and to anticipate what they would need.
From the moment you are picked up at the airport, to the moment you arrive at the Villa, a team of friendly and welcoming staff are ready to make your stay to the idyllic islands a memorable one. The staff will be on hand to welcome you with a welcome drink and refreshing cold towel as you arrive at Petit Amour Villa – this is the beginning of your experience where every wish is anticipated and fulfilled graciously.
During your stay, a team of permanent, highly attentive staff will be present to provide genuine hospitality and cater to your every need. They can also assist with planning of any additional activities you wish to add to your holiday plans. They can arrange boat charters and guide on the best spots for snorkelling, scuba diving and dining in the area.
Petit Amour Villa consists of four on-suite bedrooms and two lounge rooms. There are two suites on the top floor and two double rooms on the ground floor. Each room is individually decorated and allows the guest to step out of their room and onto the veranda, with its unhindered vista of turquoise ocean and lush green mountains.
The Master Executive Suite is themed in gold and black in an impressionist Dolce & Gabbana style, with its 65 m2 of living space, it boasts a walk-in rain shower, his and hers wash basins, a walk-in wardrobe, mini bar and complimentary tea and coffee. The super king size bed is on a raised platform allowing full view of the flat screen TV, with a choice of over 400 movies on demand.
The Superior Suite is situated adjacent to the Master Suite and shares the upper floor lounge space. The Superior Suite boasts a walk-in rain shower and separate bathtub and a single wash basin. The Superior Suite also comes with a separate living room area and has ample wardrobe space. It comes with a mini bar and also complimentary tea and coffee. The bedroom is off the veranda which allows you to enjoy the full view of ocean and mountains from the moment you wake in the comfort of your bed.
The two other separate bedrooms are cosy with a unique theme and design, both overlooking the view of the ocean and the mountains from the veranda. The Gold and Cream bedroom exudes a classy touch of elegance with a majestic golden frame surrounding the bed and the cream curved furniture, whilst the other room boasts a red berry theme with a modern twist. Both rooms feature a walk-in shower and small walk in closet, as well as a flat screen TV with over 400 movies on demand.
At Petit Amour, you can have the wedding of your dreams! The friendly team are ready to assist you in organising the perfect wedding under the sunset. With the open plan sitting and dining area overlooking the beautiful north coast of Mahé, the location makes for a stunning romantic and private wedding ceremony with specially made cocktails and catering. Petit Amour Villa is a fully licensed wedding venue and they take care of the whole package, from the organisation of the décor and flower arrangements, the registration and certificates as well as the reception at the Villa. There’s nowhere more romantic for a wedding than the view of the stunning lush mountains cascading down towards the ocean under the backdrop of a deep orange sunset.
The Villa is within a five minute drive of one the most popular beach locations on the island. The immediate areas of Bel Ombre, Beau Vallon and Glacis are filled with restaurants serving Creole, Fusion and European food. At Beau Vallon, guests can also enjoy the weekly Bazar Labrin featuring authentic creole food, souvenirs and a performance of the Moutya under the night sky.