After exploring the distinctive architecture, vibrant art scene, creole cuisine and lush flora & fauna, guests can hop on a 2.5 hour flight to Mauritius, a sparkling locale in the Indian Ocean where unparalleled luxury and miles of palm-fringed beaches beckon. Here, explore perfect diving, snorkeling, swimming in the crystal clear waters and so much more.
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Jet Set Geaux Insight: When vacationing at this striking paradise, be sure to arrange a magical treehouse breakfast where you will dine amongst the treetops and the friendly staff has your meal prepared and ready for you upon arrival. In the evening, go on a night eco-tour with the property’s Conservation Team. Here, they will take you around the island and help you identify the many different species of the “Fregate 5,” where you will learn more about the creatures and island itself.
Cascading down a hillside, situated within a secluded location overlooking one of Mahé’s most picturesque beaches is Four Seasons Resort Seychelles. This tropical haven boasts luxurious treetop villas with private infinity pools, powder white sand beaches, a unique hilltop spa offering Asian-inspired treatments and authentic Creole cuisine cooking classes for the foodies at heart.
Jet Set Geaux Insight: Traveling with whole family? This is the place for you! Perfect for families and large groups, this locale is situated on the main island offering a dedicated kids club with different daily and monthly activities for little ones, along with a calm beach scene perfect for non-motorized watersports, snorkeling and even surf lessons at the “Surf Shack!” Interested to learn more about the reefs and different marine species on the island? The resort’s Ecology Team is there to assist!
Majestic forests, striking beaches, swaying palms and native Takamaka trees await at Banyan Tree Seychelles. This luxury oasis sits perfectly on Intendance Bay and offers guests an array of activities including a Wildlife Conservation and Rehabilitation Center, the rejuvenating Banyan Tree Spa, romantic destination dining, watersports, tennis and more. Plus, this tropical gem is an all-pool villa resort (and the views definitely do not disappoint!)
Jet Set Geaux Insight: Toast to the good life with the best Seychellian rum at the Rum Shack while gazing off into the abyss of the mesmerizing Indian Ocean. After, visit the property’s organic farm garden and partake in an interactive cooking experience using only the freshest ingredients…a day well-spent indulging in the finest gastronomy.
NORTH ISLAND –
A private-island paradise, North Island is an exclusive 11 villa property home to three beaches: East Beach, West Beach and Honeymoon Beach (A.K.A. – one of the world’s most romantic beaches.) Whether your idea of the perfect day is lounging on the untouched sand or exploring on an adventure, this sanctuary is the perfect fusion between energy and relaxation, indulgence and wellness.
Jet Set Geaux Insight: Ask for villa 11, or better known as Villa North Island. Perched high on a granite boulder at the far end of East Beach, this hideaway is the ultimate option for privacy and seclusion and is an incredibly unique experience. Aside from the luxe and stylish interiors including an over-sized marble bathtub for two, guests will also have a butler to cater to their every whim.
If you’re already on this side of the world vising the Seychelles, be sure to take a 2.5 hour flight to Mauritius to discover a different part of the Indian Ocean amongst crystal clear waters and vibrant coral reefs!
Situated on a private beach and swimmable lagoon, One&Only Le Saint Géran is a treasure waiting to be uncovered where guests will be left awestruck at every turn. From the dedicated butler service in its suite accommodations, a world-renowned spa, delectable local and international cuisine, a brand new boat house and three stunning pools – the world of One&Only is your oyster…
Jet Set Geaux Insight: For a first-class dining experience at a first-class resort, be sure to dine at Prime Restaurant – the property’s elegant steakhouse venue serving sizzling cuts of meat and fresh seafood. We recommend the specialty steak for an absolutely surreal experience, and to finish the evening, either the “Maison Rouge” mango soufflé or the chocolate fondant.
If an exotic experience is on your bucket-list, the Seychelles + Mauritius is a MUST SEE!