Banyan Tree Seychelles
Look no more for the quintessential private island paradise. You will find it at Banyan Tree Seychelles on Mahé, the largest island of Seychelles. The Creole-style resort is built into the jungle along the Indian Ocean’s white-sand beaches, with verdant foliage and native Takamaka trees as a backdrop. From hilltop spa treatment rooms to private beachfront villas, ocean-view restaurants, and even a Rum Shack, this idyllic escape checks every bucket list box.
- 60 colonial-style villas offer one- to two-bedrooms, a private plunge pool, and ocean views
- Wade into Intendance Bay’s turquoise waters and soak in the sun
- Enjoy a relaxing massage at the spa with open-air treatment rooms and tree-top views
- Dine in the privacy of your villa, at on-site restaurants and bars, and even on the beach
- Swim in the infinity pool, work out at the fitness center, and ace your serve at the tennis courts
- The resort is a perfect place for weddings, honeymoons, holidays, and even business events
- See a yellow-bellied mud turtle on a wetland tour or engage in an interactive cooking experience
Since Mahé’s average year-round temperature is 27°C / 80°F, you can schedule your next vacation here any time. This boutique spa resort has Creole plantation-style architecture and décor with an elegant yet relaxed ambiance and amenities to keep you as busy or relaxed as you want to be. Stroll the beaches or the wooden walkways lined with palm trees. Take a cooking class. Ride a loaner bike to explore the island. Your options are as wide open as the blue sky and sea.
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The 60 private all-pool villas at Banyan Tree Seychelles ensure that the rest of the world feels miles away. Each one- to two-bedroom villa features a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean, a personal plunge pool, gazebo, sun deck, open-air living areas, and a private outdoor shower. Some have hot tubs. The spacious, spa-like bathrooms feature indoor showers with glass walls overlooking a private backyard, and the minibar is stocked with champagne. Keep cool with air conditioning or let the sea breeze in. Try the Spa Sanctuary Pool Villa with outdoor jet pool and unlimited spa treatments for extra indulgence.
Nightly turndown service includes aromatherapy, and you can order from room service and dine in the privacy of your villa any time of the day or night from an extensive menu. Friendly resort services include a 24-hour front desk, concierge assistance, currency exchange, and baggage storage.
Dining at the resort is a big part of your experience in paradise. Three restaurants and bars offer Creole, Arabic, international, and fusion Thai cuisine with libations to quench any thirst. The romantic atmosphere, gorgeous panoramas, delicious food, and superb service combine for a real treat.
Saffron – Dine on award-winning Thai fusion and Southeast Asian specialties at the resort’s signature restaurant. Savor the food as well and the enchanting atmosphere.
Chez Lamar – The resort’s upscale restaurant serves eclectic Creole and Arabic cuisine under the wooden veranda of a charming colonial-style house. This intimate setting serves 30 or less at a time.
Au Jardin d’Epices – Enjoy the complimentary breakfast buffet, plus international cuisine for lunch and dinner at this casual restaurant with shimmering ocean views and a beautiful terrace.
La Varangue – For drinks, snacks, and light meals, step right up to the bar with panoramic ocean views, wide open windows, and a décor of wooden floors and creamy white walls exuding warm island vibes.
Rum Shack – Sip a cocktail on the beach with the Indian Ocean at your feet. Quench your thirst or grab a light bite here with the sand between your toes at this convenient beach bar.
Pool Bar – Swimming in the beautiful infinity pool can work up quite a thirst, so enjoy a tropical drink and appetizing snack from the pool bar as you lounge by the water.
In-Villa Dining – Enjoy the privacy of your villa by requesting your own outdoor barbeque with the in-villa BBQ menu. You won’t be doing the grilling, so just relax and enjoy the delicious meal.
Destination Dining – Make reservations for a memorable gourmet dining experience on a secluded area of the beach.
Some want to go to an island paradise to completely relax; others want to fill itineraries with back-to-back activities. At Banyan Tree Seychelles, you can do it all at your own pace. Relax in your private villa. Sip cocktails on the beach. Swim in the infinity pool, work out at the gym, or play tennis, followed by a rejuvenating spa treatment. Dine on fresh cuisine. Borrow a book from the lobby’s lending library or ride a loaner bike to explore the island. It is your island paradise — do as you please.
Around the island, your options are varied. From shopping to beach-hopping to water sports, you can be as busy as you want to be. Visit soft, pink sand beaches that look like movie sets. Intendance Beach is a hotspot for surfers; Anse Royal is the island’s longest stretch of beach with calm waves and quiet spots. Go kayaking, parasailing, and snorkeling at Beau Vallon, and catch a boat or helicopter transfer to Praslin and La Digue for beaches like Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette, so breathtaking that they are frequently named on lists of best beaches in the world.
Banyan Tree Seychelles
The resort is at the perfect spot for an idyllic island escape. Seychelles is made up of 115 islands, tucked away off the east coast of Africa; Banyan Tree Seychelles is located where the Indian Ocean meets the jungle on Mahé Island. Getting there is as easy as taking flight into Victoria, a 30-minute drive from the resort.
Seychelles International Airport is approximately 6 mi / 10 km from the resort
Most flights out of the United States will include a layover in Dubai. For all flights, be sure to arrange your airport transfer to Banyan Tree Seychelles.