With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, Banyan Tree Seychelles is set on Intendance Bay on the southwestern coast of Mahe, one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Surrounded by swaying palm trees and lush tropical forest, this 5-star resort provides a rare taste of paradise just 45 minutes' drive from Victoria and 35 minutes' drive from the airport. What's more, the architecture combines contemporary, colonial and plantation styles for a truly exotic Seychellois experience that is both relaxing and rejuvenating.
The award-winning Banyan Tree Spa Seychelles is set against the backdrop of majestic mountains facing the deep blue Indian Ocean. Relaxation is easy in the Banyan Tree Spa’s luxurious hillside pavilions nestled within the jungle vegetations with ocean views. Enjoy treatments based on Asian healing traditions.
A variety of villas at the Banyan Tree Seychelles all feature high, sloping ceilings, airy verandas and louvered doors, reflecting the traditional style of the Seychelles. Ocean-lovers could choose a Beach Villa with private swimming pool and spa pavilion, while those wanting panoramic views might prefer a Hill Villa, which has a separate living pavilion and private pool. For the ultimate in exclusivity, stay in the two-bedroom Presidential Villa, with its own private cove by the water's edge. All villas are air-conditioned and include bathrobes, CD players and televisions.
Guests can unwind with a massage, body rub, spa or beauty treatment at one of eight spa pavilions at the Banyan Tree Seychelles, while an infinity pool and gym provide ideal settings for a refreshing swim or invigorating workout. The resort's water sport centre offers windsurfing, kayaking, body boarding and snorkelling, and island-hopping excursions to World Heritage sites like the Vallée de Mai can be arranged.
A complementary buffet breakfast is served each morning at the Banyan Tree Seychelles, and staff can arrange romantic outdoor barbecues on the beach or prepare picnic hampers for excursions. Sample an exotic dinner menu at Au Jardin D'Epices, with its many traditional Creole recipes, on the outdoor terrace overlooking the Indian Ocean. Try Southeast Asian cuisine at Saffron, or have a snack or cocktail at La Varangue. The Lobby Lounge serves hot drink and pastries, and for those who wish to dine in their villas, a varied and exotic menu is available for breakfast, lunch or dinner.