I had the smoothest flight from Seychelles to the UKI. Amazing service and very approachable and friendly staff.
The Constance resort in the Seychelles was amazing. Customer service, food and overall experience was first class
Lucky that you have a 24 hours helpline that was able to help me out when I needed help. Very reassuring! DialAFlight is my favourite travel agency. Please keep up the good work.
Superb service, we will be using you again
Received a call from Jay the night before my Mum's flight to make sure all was OK. Thought this was great customer service!
Steve and the team were amazing. The booking process was effortless and the information provided was exactly what we needed. We will definitely use Steve and DialAFlight again.
This lived up to all Otis recommendations. A great experience with a truly laid back atmosphere and a great chill out
Jasper was excellent in organising my flight to Seychelles to attend a funeral within three days.
Spot on as usual - good job
The package that was put together was excellent. The staff could not have provided a better service.
As always Troy and his team sorted a brilliant holiday
Brilliant service from Ivor as always
Eric did a great job of arranging our holiday fast and efficiently.
Fantastic service as always
Archie was outstanding. Also when the airline made a mistake the out of hours help from yourselves was amazing.
Ryan as usual was great
Excellent customer service and helpful. Will definitely be booking with you again.
Clinton has been my travel agent for the our last 3 big holidays. I tell him my budget, dates and requirements and he has always come up with most afforable price and the best hotels. I have tried other companies and they can never better DialAFlight prices.
I would recommend DialAFlight without reservation. Jade thanks a million for excellent service. The check-in and seating went smoothly.
Excellent support from Donovan. He is a good representative for your company. I will use DialAFlight again and recommend
Until the next one!
Nicole was very professional and helpful.
Thank you to Dale for making it a stress free and lovely holiday.
Nothing was too much trouble. Excellent customer service. Thank you.
Both hotels were very good with friendly and very helpful staff.
Amazing holiday to Seychelles, thanks to Craig for his continuous brilliant service.
Gavin is a brilliant organiser. Delighted with everything
Excellent service as always! Hayley altered this booking for me numerous times and nothing was too much bother for her.
Fabulous holiday arranged by Charlie
An earthly paradise was how boatswain Thomas Jones described the Seychelles when, in 1609, the British merchant ship Ascension was separated from its fleet by a storm and dropped anchor in Mahé.
And ship's agent John Jourdain, who was sent out by the East India Company, wrote in the first known description of the islands: 'It is a very good refreshing place for wood, water, coker nuts, fish and fowle, without any fear or danger ...'
Some 400 years later, the same can still be said. It boasts some of the world's best beaches and most diverse wildlife.
The hotels are wonderful, but these islands never forget that the top selling point is still the fresh, natural splendour that first caught Thomas Jones's eye
It is all about the destination here, says Edouard Grosmangin - even though, as manager of the new Six Senses Zil Pasyon resort, he is justly proud of his hotel.
This ethos of cherishing nature is echoed everywhere on the heavily-forested Félicité Island, where Six Senses opened recently. Its 30 villas slope towards the blue ocean, perfectly poised to catch the sunrise.
The beaches have just a few hammocks swinging lazily in the breeze - and of course, perhaps a hawksbill turtle or two coming to lay their eggs.
The hotel doesn't compete with nature, rather it allows you to stare at the ripe mangoes and emerald green lizards from your bathtub or bed.
There are no room service charges (try the coconut pancakes with lime syrup and mango compote at breakfast). It is also within easy reach of other islands, which you can explore.
Twenty minutes away is Praslin, the second largest island in the archipelago, where the Unesco World Heritage Site of Vallée de Mai was mistaken for the Garden of Eden by British General Charles Gordon in 1881. He thought the suggestive seed of the Coco de Mer palm, the largest seed in the world, must be the forbidden fruit.
Praslin is also famed for its soft white sand. Anse Lazio, on the island's north edge, is considered by many to be the best beach in world.
Admire it from a seat at restaurant Bonbon Plume, where under thatched umbrellas you can eat octopus curry.
A MINI CYLCE TOUR
On another day, we bicycled around La Digue, a slow-paced island opposite Félicité, where not long ago the only mode of transport was ox cart.
We passed vanilla plantations and takamaka trees (also the name of the local rum) and swam off the beach of Anse Source d'Argent. The water is translucent and two dogs chased large fish in the shallows. Needless to say, this quarry is too nimble for their clumsy paws. Along the shoreline, giant granite boulders add structural beauty.
You can kayak across the ocean to the Île Cocos, part of the Marine National Park, where snorkelling reveals powder blue surgeonfish, Moorish idols, parrotfish and the striking oriental sweetlips, with black and yellow stripes and dots that could grace a catwalk.
Other islands in the archipelago include North Island, where William and Kate honeymooned, and Frégate, the luxury eco-resort where celebrities arrive by helicopter.
There are plenty of fish to be spotted on the corals around Félicité, but it's also worth heading inland to see the trees.
TAKING CARE OF WILDLIFE
South African Steve Hill, the resident permaculturist, who eradicated rats and introduced tortoises to the island, has been here for nearly nine years.
He has supervised the removal, across hundreds of acres, of the coco plum, which strangled many native species. In its place he planted indigenous trees and shrubs to encourage birds such as the Seychelles white-eye and fody. As we walk around avocado and mango trees, stop under the shade of the takamaka — and look at the fruit of the bigarade — Steve gives his vision for the island's future.
Commitment to preservation comes from the top, and is on the school curriculum. Steve believes Félicité can be the Seychelles' bio-diversity hotspot. Here, nature is the star of the show.