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Fish plays a prominent part Seychellois cuisine because of its location in the Indian Ocean. The Seychelles’ cuisine has been influenced by African, British, French, Indian and Chinese cuisines. We invite you to discover local flavors in any of our restaurants:
• Windsong: Kari Zourit (creole octopus & coconut curry served with creole rice).
• Café Lazare: Creole buffet every Tuesday night, including local specialties, local vendor market and live entertainment.
• L’Indochine: Le Verger Creole (tropical salad with local products).
• Planters Bar: Seychelles Freedom Cocktail
• In-room Dining & Café Lazare: Creole Scrambled Eggs – one of our signature dishes, which is very popular among our guests.
Driving in Seychelles is on the left side of the road. The roads on Mahe are low-traffic, mountainous and, so caution is generally advised.
Having a car is really a good idea and makes life much simpler. For as little as 100 rupees worth of gas you can see the entire island of Mahe in a couple of hours, including stops at beaches and whatever else catches your eye.
You can only rent on Mahé and Praslin. You can find a small car for around €35 - €45 per day, but keep in mind that renters must be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver's license, and have at least three years of driving experience.
Due to the island's high exclusivity, prices for accommodation, travel and other daily expenses might get relatively expensive. The Seychelles are small disperse mountainous islands with poor transport infrastructure and not enough land resources to produce goods, therefore Seychelles has to import about 90 percent of what it consumes, from the neighborhood countries.
Having said that, much of what makes the Seychelles unique and special isn't expensive at all. Its stunning beaches are public, so anyone can lie beneath a palm tree and rest their head on the softest, whitest sand imaginable, before cooling off in the azure, bath-warm sea.
The price is approximately SCR 800 (EUR 50) and it takes around 30 minutes (20 km) to get there.
Official check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00.
There are three buses going to Victoria on daily basis. It is Route 5: Baie Lazare via Takamaka, Route 6 Baie Lazare via Les Cannelles, Route 11 Baie Lazare via La Misere. Schedule can be asked at the Front Desk. Public bus ticket costs SCR 5 per person (EUR 0.3)
‘Hibiscus Car Rental’ is located across the reception desk, next to Drift Boutique, in the hotel.
March 1st 2012.
Yes but a waiver form needs to be signed by the guest in case of damage and loss. The equipment is limited - first comes, first takes. It is provided daily from 09:00 till 18:00.
There are some mosquitos, but it is controlled by frequent fumigation (3 times a week) that is done by a Pest Control Agency. In addition to that all our rooms are equipped with mosquito repellents.
Seychelles is hot and humid, with an average yearly temperature of 29°C, and average sea temperature rarely dropping below 27°C. However, the heat is usually mitigated by refreshing sea breezes, especially by the beaches. The cooler season in Seychelles is during the southeast monsoon season (May to September) and the warmer season is during the northwest monsoon (November to March). April and October are "changeover months" between the two monsoons, when the wind is variable. The northwest monsoon season tends to be warmer with more rain, while the southeast monsoon season is usually drier and cooler.
The Coco de Mer can only be found on Praslin and Curieuse Island.
We do have plenty of the world’s best beaches. The nicest ones are: Baie Lazare, Anse Soleil, Anse Takamaka, Anse Intendance, Anse Royale and Beau Vallon for a an unforgettable sunset views.
Tea factory, Mission Lodge, Victoria (Market, Cathedral, Hindu Temple, National Museum, Botanical Garden), Eden Island (shopping mall and aquarium), Rum Distillery, Jardin de Roi (Spice Garden), La Misere Exotic Garden, beaches around the island and art galleries.
Yes there are some small ones, which are harmless.
A private romantic dinner at the Wedding Pavilion on the beach.