In this lush castaway sanctuary – lost in the Indian Ocean – brilliantly green coastline reveals tree-house villas perched amidst granite boulders. Days promise barefoot ease strolling the powder-sand beach – considered one of the island’s best. Nature’s richness recharges the spirit with storybook adventure in jungle and sea.
Located on the archipelago’s main island of Mahé, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is quietly secluded on the southwest coast – just 30 minutes from the international airport and the capital, Victoria. Laced across a steep hillside with granite outcroppings and dense jungle, the Resort covers an expanse of 69 hectares (170 acres), set around thehorseshoe-shaped bay of Petite Anse. Black granite boulders line the powder-white beach– in bold contrast to the azure-blue sea.
Four Seasons offers the intimacy of just 67 villas – including five suites – each with
veranda and plunge pool. The air is filled with tropical birdsong and scented by cinnamon trees and frangipani.
Dining and cocktails are offered at two restaurants and two lounges, set hillside and beachside. For special gatherings, there is 233 square meters (2,508 square feet) of function space for up to 150 guests. Event settings include an outdoor bay-view terrace, gardens and beaches. High above the bay, the hilltop spa epitomizes the Resort’s sense of tranquility and seclusion. Recreation ranges from yoga classes to water sports on theResort’s own beach. Multilingual concierge staff help guests connect to the culture and people of Seychelles, accessing the highest quality excursions and experiences. Setting a
new standard for service in the Seychelles, Four Seasons brings a warm, friendly attitude
and dedicated guest support.
Guest Rooms, Suites And Private Residences Overview
Offering solitude and serenity, each of Four Seasons Resort Seychelles’s 67 villas –
including five suites – offers a private sanctuary, perched on stilts high on the jungle
hillside or nestled amidst greenery close to the beach. Views look toward the azure watersof the Indian Ocean.
With more living area outdoors than indoors, these expansive accommodations are
designed in traditional Creole style, featuring natural timber and brick. Many incorporate existing granite boulders into their sleek, airy interiors. Each villa is surrounded by a large hardwood deck. The highlight is an infinity-edge plunge pool, edged by comfortable chaises longues and a marble dining table. A shaded daybed is perfect for an al fresco massage, a fan-cooled afternoon siesta or lounging to watch the sun set over the sea.
Facing onto the deck, the air-conditioned bedroom and sitting areas exude simple Creole elegance, featuring tropical rosewood and silk prints. Amenities include a 107-centimetre (42-inch) flat-screen television, a CD/DVD player, as well as wireless Internet access.
Sunny and open, the hugely spacious bathroom features a deep soaking tub set beside a window overlooking the plunge pool and ocean. In addition to the glass-walled indoor
rain shower, there’s an outdoor shower, open to sky and sea yet completely discreet. Twin vanities are joined by a private WC with bidet and a walk-in closet/dressing area.
Diverse flavours capture the cultural mix of the Seychelles – encompassing Creole
specialties and tastes from the Mediterranean and Southeast Asia. Four Seasons dining and cocktails are offered at two restaurants and two lounges, set hillside and beachside.
Boasting spectacular ocean and sunset views from the top of the hillside, ZEZ is the
perfect place to dine. A breakfast buffet offers Continental and Arabic dishes, while a full
American breakfast and some speciality dishes are available à la carte. For dinner,
Mediterranean specialities include Middle Eastern dishes. The restaurant's open-air
design takes full advantage of Seychelles' warm, sunny weather.
• Cuisine: Mediterranean and Middle Eastern
• Indoor seating: 32
• Outdoor seating: Covered seating for 40; open-air seating for 44
Stylish yet informal, Kannel serves Creole and international fare, featuring a variety of fresh fish and seafood. Enjoy its beach-side location, stunning open-air setting and
spectacular views of the water.
• Cuisine: Lunch: International
Dinner: Creole and international
• Outdoor seating: Covered seating for 72; outdoor seating for 46 LOUNGES
Infused with a warm and refined elegance, ZEZ Lounge is the perfect spot to enjoy sushiand sashimi, pre-dinner cocktails or after-dinner drinks. The restaurant's atmosphere is enhanced by its views of the ocean.
Choose from a wide selection of wines and cigars. Shesha, a traditional Middle Eastern water pipe, is also offered.
• Outdoor seating: Covered seating for 42; open-air seating for 16, with 10 at the bar
Located next to the pool and close to the beach, the casual indoor-outdoor setting of
Kannel Bar makes it the perfect spot to relax and enjoy light snacks, lunch and refreshing fruit drinks and cocktails.
• Outdoor seating: Covered seating for 40, with 12 at the bar
Recreation abounds at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles – from the outdoor swimming
pool and water sports pavilion to the fitness centre, library and art gallery. Land and sea activities are available for both the adventurous and the leisure-minded – with every detail coordinated by the multilingual Four Seasons concierge staff. Time here promises to reawaken the thrill of new discovery.
Located at the top of the hill, with spectacular views of Petite Anse and the entire Resort, the Spa is designed with a focus on solitude and seclusion. Five individual spa pavilions offer beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
A 54-square-metre (580-square-foot) yoga pavilion is connected to the Spa entrance by a timber deck. The space is available from sunrise to sunset for private instruction or individual yoga sessions. Yoga mats, straps, blocks, towels and water are provided.
• Number of treatment rooms: 8
The Fitness Centre offers a selection of state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, each
machine with its own television and headset for private entertainment. Complimentary exercise wear is offered, including shorts, shirts, gym shoes and socks. Personal training with certified trainers is available by reservation.
• Size: 128 m2 / 1,380 sq ft
The 517-square-metre (5,565-square-foot) pool is located just a few steps from the beach.
Guests can relax on one of the chaises longues and enjoy poolside dining and
The recreation and water-sports pavilion is located close to the beach and offers a range
of activities, including:
• Catamaran sailing
• Paddle boating
• Boogie boarding
• Scuba diving
• Big-game fishing
Joggers looking for a moderate course can take advantage of the Resort's jogging trail around the lagoon and through the garden at the foothills of the mountain backdrop surrounding Petite Anse.
An advanced trail, more suitable for a comfortably paced walk, offers steep elevation changes and some of the most impressive views of the Resort.
The routes range from 3 to 6 kilometers (2 to 4 miles).
The Library is set in its own 56-square-metre (600-square-foot) pavilion, where guests can lounge with a collection of contemporary books and magazines, including
guidebooks about Seychelles and Creole culture. A flat-screen television is available, along with complimentary high-speed Internet access at two workstations with desktop personal computers and colour-printing access. A wide selection of complimentary
DVDs, CDs and books is available for guests to enjoy in the Library or borrow to use in their villa.
The Library is available to guests 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please contact the Concierge if you wish to access the Library between the hours of 11:00 pm and 7:00 am.