Accommodation rating: Luxury
Desroches is a remote coral atoll situated 230km south-west of Mahe. It is surrounded by 50 nautical miles of reef and has 14km of immaculate beaches. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the Desroches Island Resort has 20 Junior suites and 28 four-bedroom villas, which are ideal for families. All suites and villas are situated just metres from the water's edge, among tropical gardens, palm trees and green lawns. Each Junior suite has a lounge area, a large bathroom with outdoor bath and shower and a private veranda with a comfortable day bed. In addition to the facilities found in the Junior suites, each villa has further indulgences such as a private rim flow pool, a central living and entertainment area, a fully equipped culinary kitchen and personalised butler service.
Facilities available to guests include a swimming pool, open-air restaurant, boutique, bar and a spa offering indulgent massage treatments. There is also an activities centre, a tennis court, a conservation office and the recently refurbished plantation house, which is open for dinner and serves traditional Creole cuisine. Explore the island by bicycle or on foot stopping at its many secluded beaches, its northern lighthouse and the island village.
Please note that bicycle helmets are not provided and, therefore, should you choose to cycle around the island, it is recommended that you take your own.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.