Boasting 86 stunning villas cradled between the jungle and the sea, Raffles Praslin is a genuine slice of paradise here on earth and serves as a utopian venue for travellers looking to reconnect with the bounties of nature – and with themselves. In this spectacular setting your mind and spirit are set free and the fetters of everyday life fall away, leaving you feeling blissfully relaxed and content.   Not only that, this lavish resort offers you easy access to some of the most pristine natural environments in the world, from the azure ocean waves lapping the shoreline to the lush prehistoric forests of Vallée de Mai. Just a 15-minute helicopter flight from the nearby isle of Mahé, Raffles Praslin is nevertheless a million miles from mundane day-to-day life and will effortlessly transport you to another realm of unadulterated luxury and dazzling natural beauty.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

There are 86 villas in total at Raffles Praslin, each one boasting a private balcony and outdoor pavilion, not to mention a private plunge pool and the added bonus of round-the-clock butler service. These villas are divided into 7 categories so you can choose the type of accommodation, which best suits, your requirements.
  • Ocean View Villa

    Oceanview Villas live up to their name and afford their guests spectacular views over the Indian Ocean toward Curieuse Island. Like the Bay View villas they boast an outdoor balcony and shaded pavilion (but with an additional barbecue grill) as well as the plunge pool and a range of cutting-edge technology, which includes 3 42-inch plasma TVs, a DVD player and mp3 player dock.
  • Panoramic Pool Villa

    Alternatively, for truly unbeatable views, you can opt for a Panoramic Pool Villa, which is located at the resort’s highest point. The spacious 135sqm villas offer a choice of king-size or 2 queen-size beds, indoor and outdoor showers and ‘bath tubs with a view’.
  • Partial Ocean View Pool Villa

    Opt for the 125sqm Bay View Pool Villas and drink in picturesque partial ocean views from your spacious furnished terrace before taking a dip in the plunge pool. These villas come with an outdoor sheltered pavilion, a private outdoor rain shower and various other luxury amenities which range from refrigerated private bars in the villa and in the pavilion to a Nespresso coffe machine, easel and sketch pad.
  • Garden View Pool Villa

    The Garden View Pool Villa is set in the midst of the tropical vegetation where you can enjoy privacy on the private plunge pool deck terrace. Each villa includes contemporary furnishings with a double walk-in closet, electronic safe, coffee and tea making facilities and a spacious bathroom that offers natural daylight with a bathtub and private outdoor rain shower. In villa amenities include a 42-inch satellite TV, DVD player and a large private terrace with sun loungers. The Garden Pool Villa measures 125 sqm.
  • One Bedroom Garden View Villa

    Boasting of 200 sqm of living space. The One Bedroom Garden View Villa is surrounded by tropical flora. In villa amenities include modern fittings and furnishings to make your Seychelles holiday comfortable and relaxing. The outdoor pavilion is designed to enjoy sun kissed days in the comfort of your own privacy with a plunge pool and lounge area. Keep refreshed with the use of the outdoor rain shower and bathtub, perfectly positioned for bird watching. In villa amenities include a barbeque grill on the sheltered pavilion, private living room, double walk-in closet, safe, coffee and tea facilities, yoga mat, dining area and kitchen with separate entrance, large fridge and microwave.
  • One Bedroom Ocean View Villa

    Spanning 200 sq. meters, the One Bedroom Ocean View Villa is perfectly appointed with beautiful Ocean and island views. The bathroom features an elegant soaking tub, which overlooks the stunning views of Seychelles. On the decked terrace you will find a plunge pool, seating area and a private outdoor rain shower. In villa amenities include a barbeque grill and dining area on the sheltered pavilion, electric safe, yoga mat, coffee and tea facilities, kitchen with separate entrance, large fridge and microwave and a private living room.
  • One Bedroom Panoramic View Villa

    The 200 sq, meter One Bedroom Panoramic View Villa offers 180 degrees of uninterrupted Ocean and island views, which can be savoured on the private pool deck with sun loungers. The expansive pavilion features a plunge pool, outdoor rain shower, dining table and barbeque grill. In room amenities include a private living room, dining area, coffee and tea facilities, yoga mat, double walk-in closet and a kitchen with separate entrance with large fridge and microwave. The bathroom includes separate toilet facilities, bathtub with a view, walk-n shower and a private outdoor rain shower.
  • Two Bedroom Beachfront Villa

    The 275 sq. meter two-bedroom beachfront villa compromises of two separate bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, an open-air balcony from the living room, and spacious bathroom s with a separate toilet, bathtub with a view, walk-in shower and an additional private outdoor shower. In room amenities include a private plunge pool on the deck, kitchen with separate entrance, large fridge and microwave, tea and coffee facilities, yoga mat, HD LED TV, DVD player, electric safe and a double walk-in closet.
  • Two Bedroom Ocean View Villa

    The Two Bedroom Ocean View Villa measures 275 sq. meters with two separate bedrooms, which both feature en-suite bathrooms. Each en suite bathroom features natural daylight, separate toilet facilities, bathtub with a view, walk-in shower and a private outdoor rain shower. Enjoy sublime Ocean views from the private deck area with plunge pool, loungers, dining area and barbeque. In room facilities include a kitchen with microwave and large fridge, yoga mat, HD LED TV, DVD player, iPod docking station, Wi-Fi and an electronic safe.


For even more pampering during the day book yourself a restorative and ultra-relaxing appointment at the renowned Raffles Spa, nestled among beautiful natural surroundings just a stone’s throw from the shore.

Here you can indulge in a blissful Pure Pearl Treatment or an aptly named Enchantment Treatment before making use of the spa’s picturesque spa garden to relax after your session. As well as 13 treatment pavilions this upmarket facility also boasts an outdoor lounge with soaking pool, a fitness studio and a tea room overlooking the Indian Ocean. A wide range of fitness classes are on offer at the studio, such as Zumba, Sunset Yoga and Pilates.


Dining at Raffles Praslin is a truly decadent experience, allowing you to feast on an array of mouth-watering dishes from around the world.
  • Losean Restaurant

    For extravagant buffet breakfasts and tasty Mediterranean cuisine in the evenings, make your way to Losean Restaurant.
  • Curieuse Restaurant

    For a romantic dinner of Pan-Asian delicacies enjoyed either indoors or al fresco opt for Curieuse.
  • Danzil Lounge

    Danzil Lounge is the place to go for dazzling views and an equally impressive selection of drinks, ranging from fine wines to rums and spirits. Don’t forget to try the Passion Fruit Mojito and the equally tropical Mango Margarita.
  • The Sushi Room

    Enjoy the fresh flavours from the sea at the Suhshi Room, with only 8 intimate dining tables, this private restaurant allows guests to enjoy watching Sushi chefs prepare their meals with skill and charisma.
  • Pool Restaurant & Bar

    The Pool Restaurant & Bar offers all-day dining from casual lunches, tropical cocktails, salads and sushi, which can be savoured poolside.
  • Private dining


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