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On the beach, white sand, free beach cabanas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, free cabanas, pool umbrellas
Premium bedding, down comforters, Tempur-Pedic beds, minibar

Overview of Raffles Seychelles

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Raffles Seychelles

5.0 star property
5-star beachfront resort with spa, near Anse Takamaka Beach

9,2/10 Superb

236 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
Anse Takamaka, Praslin Island
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 4 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Praslin Island (PRI) - 33 min drive
  • Seychelles Intl. Airport (SEZ) - 29 miles/46.7 km


  • Le Chevalier - 4 min drive
  • La Goulue - 6 min drive
  • Restaurant de Luca - 6 min drive
  • Chill Out - 6 min drive
  • Café des Arts - 6 min drive

About this property

Raffles Seychelles

At Raffles Seychelles, you can spend time at the beach enjoying free cabanas, beach umbrellas, and beach massages, plus you'll have access to onsite kayaking. 2 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, and hydrotherapy. Losean Restaurant, one of 4 restaurants, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious resort include 2 bars/lounges, a rooftop terrace, and a beach bar. Fellow travelers like the room service and helpful staff.


Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 86 units


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests will receive an email 2 weeks before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Children's club*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Children's menu
  • Lifeguard on site

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Beach yoga
  • Pilates classes
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Kayaking
  • Shopping
  • Air hockey
  • Foosball
  • Table tennis
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Built in 2011
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)


  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • MP3 docking station
  • DVD player
  • LED television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Free rollaway/extra bed

What to enjoy

  • Private plunge pool
  • In-room massage
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Dining table


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Raffles Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is open daily.


Losean Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Curieuse Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in Pan-Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
The Sushi Room - This sushi bar overlooks the ocean and garden. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Danzil Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this bar serves light fare only. Open daily.
Pool Restaurant and Bar - This poolside restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 349
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 175 (from 7 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global).


Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Praslin Seychelles Raffles
Raffles Hotel Praslin Seychelles
Raffles Seychelles Resort Praslin Island
Raffles Seychelles Resort
Raffles Praslin Seychelles/Praslin Island
Raffles Praslin Seychelles Hotel Praslin Island
Raffles Praslin Seychelles Hotel
Raffles Praslin Seychelles Praslin Island
Raffles Seychelles Praslin Island
Raffles Praslin Seychelles
Raffles Seychelles Resort
Raffles Seychelles Praslin Island
Raffles Seychelles Resort Praslin Island

Frequently asked questions

Does Raffles Seychelles offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Raffles Seychelles does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Raffles Seychelles?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Raffles Seychelles?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM.
Are pets allowed at Raffles Seychelles?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Raffles Seychelles?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Raffles Seychelles?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Raffles Seychelles and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking and beach yoga. Additional recreation onsite includes helicopter/airplane tours, Pilates, and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Raffles Seychelles also has 2 bars, private plunge pools, and a 24-hour fitness center, as well as a sauna, an arcade, and a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Raffles Seychelles?
Yes, there are 4 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, Mediterranean cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Chill Out (3.1 mi), Café des Arts (3.1 mi), and Les Lauriers (3.2 mi).
Does Raffles Seychelles have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Raffles Seychelles have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a private plunge pool and a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Raffles Seychelles like?
Raffles Seychelles is located a short 1-minute walk from Anse Takamaka Beach. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Most amazing place you will ever visit
Marc, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Impeccable Hotel, Fabulous Rooms
Of course what else could I expect from Raffles brand besides a perfect stay, impeccable customer service, lovely grounds, and a fabulous hotel room. I have no complaints about my stay at Raffles. It was pure peace and relaxation. Highly recommend this hotel!
Kristina, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Jeremy, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Daisy, 10-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The individual villas are fabulous, lovely views, fantastic plunge pool, beautiful inside, very private. The hotel is renovating gradually, which it does need to do, main restaurant & area outside it in particular need attention. Asian restaurant was excellent, main restaurant food was very average. Would return for those lovely private villas!
Mark, 5-night trip
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2/10 Poor

The resort is extremely hilly and requires a buggy service for which you must use the telephone in the rooms. However, the phone did not work and the management was aware of it without response when we checked in. Subsequently, we ended up walking. Also, the coffee pot in the room did not work so fresh brewed coffee in the morning no good.
Dwight, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Omer, 5-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Lovely views on Praslin
A lovely, spacious hilltop villa with amazing views across to Curieuse Island. We enjoyed the outdoor seating space and private plunge pool. Lovely Asprey toiletries. The property is large with a beautiful granite boulder-strewn beachfront. The daily included breakfast was always tasty and plentiful. Prices for other meals were high, and given the difficulty of getting off-property for other meals (unless you've rented a car), it makes sense to book half or full board. Service was often slow especially at lunch and dinner. Service at the pool and the beach was often nonexistant. We expected better at this price point.
4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
Amazing. Crystal clear water. Great staff.
Sanjeev, 6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We stayed in one of the beautiful panoramic villas which are well sized, have a nice pool and a spacious outdoor deck with beautiful sunset views. The beach is everything you would expect (soft sands, blue seas with fish) and are well maintained as are the over sized pool and sun deck. The staff are charming and helpful. There is a good choice of F&B options but they are good rather than exceptional. Would stay here again though.
Anthony, 7-night romance trip
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