Accommodation rating: Luxury
Located on the west coast of Mahe in the Port Launay Marine National Park, right next to Morne Seychellois National Park, Ephelia Resort opened in February 2010. Just 40 minutes by car from Mahe International Airport and 30 minutes from the capital, Victoria, this relaxing retreat is situated on two lovely beaches and is set within 120 hectares of lush, rare vegetation as well as protected mangroves. It comprises a 'north' and 'south' island, which are linked together by a road and the extensive spa village, which is set in 7,000 sqm of tropical gardens and includes 18 treatment rooms, a sauna, thermal pool, Jacuzzi and swimming pool.
On the 'south' island are the main resort facilities including tennis courts, squash courts, a fitness centre, 5 boutiques, children's club and the Corossol restaurant and bar, which is open for buffet breakfasts and dinner. There are also four clusters of junior suites, each cluster with its own swimming pool, and the Helios restaurant and Adam & Eve restaurants, which are also located within two of these clusters. The 'north' island comprises the Spa, Family, Beach and Hillside villas, the Senior suites and the Presidential villa. There are also two further restaurants and north beach, which is set within the marine national park, offering some lovely spots for swimming and snorkelling.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.