Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts are recognized worldwide for high standards of quality and luxury, and the Mahe, Seychelles, property is no exception. The 60 villas are offered in a number of styles, ranging from villas with private pools to villas with steam rooms, and large sundecks. Each villa is dramatic, private, and feasts on indulgence. Sit down to a variety of culinary discoveries as perfected by trained chefs from around the world. Dine poolside, in private, or with toes tucked in warm sand by the ocean. The resort offers many facilities, including sea activities, island hopping trips, and excursions for getting familiar with Mahe. With the ocean as a soundtrack, lie down to a rejuvenating massage on your private terrace.
If you prefer an elevated position high on the hill with glorious ocean views and serene rainforest all around, our Hillside Pool Villa is the perfect choice. The villa’s inspired architecture and interior furnishings reflect the natural style of the Seychelles through the use of indigenous materials. A small private swimming pool, veranda with sun loungers and open-air pavilion invite you to let the world pass by while spending leisurely days taking in the panoramic environment. Amidst the canopy of sheltering trees, privacy and tranquillity are easily found. Snuggled high along a granite mountain backbone, each of our Hillside Pool villas offers glorious views of the Indian Ocean and the surrounding rain forest. Thoughtful details such as the submerged 'couple seat' in the private dip pool, and an indoor sunken bathtub make up this romantic haven for two.
The Pool Villa by the Rocks is evidence that nature is the world’s greatest architect. Surrounded by the ocean and a sea of artistically shaped boulders, this villa lets you hear the white surf gushing over the rocks and have sumptuous meals while gazing at the waves in their natural splendour. From your private pool, jet pool and living pavilion this spectacle is a magnificent sight to behold and hypnotizes you with its rhythmic play of the elements.
Kissing the silky sand of the Intendance Bay, the luxuriously appointed villas offer direct access to the beach. At the Beachfront Spa Pool Villa the pervasive ésprit of the Seychelles fills the air. You can't fail to be enchanted by the sights and sounds of the ocean – from the powerful swell of the sea breaking on the shore to the refreshing breeze. The one-bedroom villa is extremely luxurious and spacious; giving you the convenience of a private swimming pool, massage pavilion, sprawling veranda, outdoor jet pool and steam room. Local artist George Camille was commissioned to produce unique art pieces based on the legendary coco-de-mer, the world’s largest nut, adding to the exotic splendour of these romantic villas. A delightful villa garden offers direct access to the silky soft beach.
Excluding the tropical old world charm, the Intendance Pool Villa is a classic example of traditional architecture. From the spacious terrace of our five exclusive Intendance Pool Villas, you enjoy a stunning bird's eye view of the Indian Ocean, Intendance Bay and the lush tropical mountain greenery surrounding Banyan Tree Seychelles. Featuring a private jet pool and swimming pool, a set of walkways and stairs connects your villa, living pavilion and pool with a separate sundeck and jet pool – set at different levels into the hill in between imposing granite rocks. Breathtaking views are the trademark of the lofty Intendance Pool Villa, which has been inspired by the exotic charm and elegance of local colonial architecture. For spa aficionados one Intendance Pool Villa on top of the mountain also features an additional massage pavilion.
Wake up to the soft lapping waves of the Indian Ocean just outside your villa. Located just steps away from the beach, the stunning Two-Bedroom Double Pool Villa is the latest addition at Banyan Tree Seychelles. Spanning 826 sqm each and set amidst beautifully manicured gardens, each villa features two private pools, two open-air dining areas, a jet pool and two sprawling master bedrooms. With a 24-Villa Host, it is perfect for hosting family and friends in the most exclusive and luxurious of locations.
For the ultimate in luxury, exclusivity and privacy, stay at the exquisite Presidential Villa at Banyan Tree Seychelles resort, which occupies its very own private cove by the water’s edge. No expense has been spared at this secret hideaway; so you can explore the Seychelles in style. You can entertain family and friends on a lavish scale – the Presidential Villa can be combined with the adjoining Hillside Pool Villa to create a sprawling two-bedroom complex. Soak in the dramatic scenery and let the magic of this awe-inspiring Seychelles villa hotel cast its spell on you. Tucked away in a private cove with a sweeping view of the Indian Ocean, be pampered by the finest in hospitality at the exclusive Presidential Villa.
Au Jardin D'Epices An eclectic restaurant with a homely, African ethnic feel to it. Full buffet breakfasts are on offer in the mornings, a selection of snacks, sandwiches, salads and light meals for lunch, and some fine international cuisine for dinner. The seductive dinner menu is inspired by local fresh ingredients to Mediterranean rim cuisine and dishes from Mauritius and South Africa and all around the globe. Au Jardin d'Epices looks out onto the turquoise blue Indian Ocean and the idyllic surroundings of Anse Intendance - the perfect place for a relaxing meal. La Varangue If you dream of leading the charmed life of a plantation owner - sitting on the veranda of a graceful colonial mansion on a balmy day while gazing at the sunset over the shimmering ocean with a glass of fine port - come to La Varangue. This intimate lounge bar serves a good selection of light snacks, pizzas and light Thai specialties, as well as a wide range of refreshing alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Driving Take a leisurely drive through the beautiful island of Mahe, the largest city in Seychelles, and enjoy its wide collection of arts and cultural attractions. A car is easily available for hire and there are a variety of vehicles available for selection. Sea Activities Seychelles is one of the richest fishing grounds in the world and promises an exciting and rewarding experience for fishing enthusiasts. An abundance of pelagic fish including Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, Jack, Wahoo, Giant Barracuda and Rainbow Runner scour offshore in and among shoals of baitfish. Boats are available for charter to explore the waters around Seychelles where fishing is allowed all year-round. If you prefer to explore the waters more intimately, scuba diving will allow you to explore the rich diversity of coral reefs and marine life unique to Seychelles Helicopter Experience the breathtaking bird’s eye view of Seychelles onboard a private chartered helicopter. Taking off from the hotel grounds