Unparalleled experiences await Middle East travellers

Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas in Seychelles is a property which ticks off the boxes of Middle East clientele. With its 64 rooms, suites and villas it offers variety of choices for different clients. It is a four-star property with the value of a five-star one. It is an ideal getaway for both expats and Arabic families of the region.

The hotel is known for its entertainment and events providing a special vibe during the weekends. The vibrant atmosphere provides the hotel with a unique character which is unmatched in Seychelles. The Le Duc de Praslin Hotel & Villas offers a wide choice of accommodation for different clients.

The rooms of the hotel offer a view of the ocean, while the superior rooms and family suites in a garden setting offer a Zen atmosphere. Their villas up the hill give a ‘home away from home’ feel and are ideal for families and friends. Visit the beach restaurant, Cafe des Arts caters, for a wide choice of cuisine to suite every taste. The Elodia Spa and fitness center provides guests with a Wellness programme to complement their stay. The ME market is vital to the hotel since it is a new market and they are tapping its potential. The hotel with its spacious rooms and the panoramic suites, offers an ideal getaway for both expats and Arabic families residing in the region.

Promoting Middle East post pandemic

They have recently appointed Elev8 Representation & Consulting, led by Seema Pande, Co-Founder, Elev8 Representation & Consulting to be the Sales & Marketing arm of their hotel. The team in Dubai with 25 years of experience in the region is connected with the leisure and corporate market segments, and hope to see a hike in their marketshare from the region. Their aim is to increase the connectivity between the agents either through direct connectivity or static contracts for ease of booking.

Seema Pande shared, “We work with key agents in this region. They are key to the growth of business from this region as most people look at these agents when booking holidays with their families. We give perks to them through promotional offers and commissions where applicable.”

Besides appointing Elev8 Representation & Consulting as their sales and marketing arm to create awareness in the GCC region, they intend to increase the exposure of the hotel through training and other forms of education for agents. They are also keen to host agent and media FAM trips from the region to ensure that the market and the key players in the region have a better understanding of their hotel.

The villas in the hotel are located on the hillside above the hotel and are barely one-minute drive away. They enjoy views of the Cote D’Or beach, neighbouring islands and coastline. The villas offer the ultimate in comfort and provide guests with a chance to enjoy a different type of private accommodation while still enjoying the legendary service and hospitality of the hotel. All villas come with a car.


At present, the hotel has 64 rooms, suites and villas catering to all sectors of the market and a hotel that `exceeds the expectations of their clients. Upon arrival, the guests are greeted at a landing amidst a colourful garden of tropical plants and palms leading to an impressive entrance through solid hardwood double doors.

The bedrooms section offers four en-suite bedrooms with large walk-in wardrobes, spacious bathrooms, and indoor/outdoor showers – with the mountain facing bathrooms boasting an additional overhanging bath.  Other amenities include, IDD telephone, satellite TV in all bedrooms and living area, free Wi-Fi, in-room safe and all the mod cons of modern-day luxury living.

Villa 270 (400 m2) offers four en-suite bedrooms, all with sea view, large terraces, two fully equipped kitchens, Magna pool with a separate kids’ pool, large dinning terrace, IDD telephone, satellite TV in all four bedrooms, free 24-hour Wi-Fi, in-room safe, DVD player. The villa, which can accommodate eight adults and four children,  is decorated and appointed in a contemporary style and the interior décor captures its natural surroundings and stunning views. All dining facilities are on the terrace.

Villa 180 (300 m2) offers three en-suite bedrooms, with a fully equipped kitchen and large outdoor terrace with spectacular sea views, in-room safe, IDD telephone, satellite TV in lounge and 3 bedrooms, free Wi-Fi, Magna Plunge Pool and decking. The villa is decorated with a contemporary feel and can accommodate up to six persons. The kitchen, dining room and living room is located on the ground level with covered terrace, while the upper floor houses three bedrooms, and a small sitting area.

Villa 360 luxe (700m2) is located on a ridge overlooking the Cote d’Or beach, this spacious and modern four bedroom villa has 360° views of the sea, valley and mountains.

Additional services

  • Villa and Events Manager provides fully dedicated concierge service, and is in attendance for weddings and special events
  • Full Butler Service
  • Free car Rental with the villas (Up to five pax one car & over five pax two cars or small mini-van). Guests also have the option of chauffer driven service.
  • Villas are fully serviced by Le Duc de Praslin Hotel. The clients will have breakfast at the hotel or alternatively, breakfast can be served in the villas (at an additional cost).
  • Half Board clients will dine at the hotel (three restaurant outlets upon booking) or arrangements can be made for a chef to cater for in-villa dining (minimum six persons booked on HB). Clients on HB get a 25 per cent reduction on the in-villa dining menus.
  • A special in-villa dining menu – from 12.00hrs to 22.00hrs – is provided (menus range from Euros 50 to 75 per person).
  • Full 24-hour security CCTV camera, guardroom and patrolling service.

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